Saline County Leaders Continue to Talk Fire Protection
The debate over fire protection continues in Saline County. In December, Harrisburg leaders voted to end outside fire calls on July 1. In response, the county developed a new plan but officials from both sides say more work needs to be done.
Illinois Houses Passes Concealed Carry
"Together, this is our best chance for a reasonable court opinion that came down from the 7th circuit," said the bill's sponsor Harrisburg Representative Brandon Phelps.
Thu May 23, 2013
Speaker: House Guns Vote on Friday
The Chicago Democrat emerged from a private meeting of his caucus late Wednesday afternoon saying he believes there are sufficient votes to adopt a plan.
Wed May 22, 2013
Cape Coral Daily Breeze
Owen P. Dixon
He was born on Oct. 25, 1935, in Harrisburg, Ill., to William Owen and Maude Ethel Dixon.
Harrisburg Tornado Recovery Marches On
The city of Harrisburg has its own story of recovery from a powerful tornado. Last year's Leap Day tornado damaged 150 homes and businesses.
Wed May 15, 2013
7 teaching staff jobs cut at Harrisburg Illinois Youth Center
One third of the teaching staff in the Illinois Department of Juvenile Justice at the Harrisburg facility lost their jobs.
Fri May 10, 2013
Multiple Businesses Damaged in Harrisburg
Police are searching for the vandals who used a BB gun to shoot at multiple businesses overnight Wednesday.
Tue May 07, 2013
Evansville Courier & Press
Man wanted for Evansville shooting captured in Southern Illinois
Evansville police announced that the man wanted for a shooting last month in Evansville has been arrested in Southern Illinois by federal authorities.
Mon May 06, 2013
Prom 2013 weekend in review: 12 midstate schools hosted their proms Friday and Saturday
This weekend was the busiest for proms in the midstate: 12 schools held their proms on Friday and Saturday with themes ranging from masquerades to a night in the clouds.