Thursday Feb 20
Belleville News Democrat
Catholic parishioners ask diocese to keep church building open
Parishioners from a Catholic church in Southern Illinois are asking the Diocese of Belleville to preserve their church building after the closing Mass scheduled for Saturday suppresses the parish.
Evansville Courier & Press
Small earthquake recorded in Southern Illinois on Thursday
A small earthquake was recorded in Southern Illinois on Thursday night near the community of Mound City, a small village along the Ohio River in Pulaski County.
U.S. 51 Bridge Re-Opens to Truck Traffic
A busy connection between Illinois and Kentucky is now fully re-opened to traffic.
Some Illinoisans fought on water in Civil War
In the Civil War, most Illinois troops fought on foot, on a horse, or behind a cannon.
3 receive prison sentences for various crimes in Union County
Three people were sentenced to the Illinois Department of Corrections on Wednesday for various crimes committed in Union County, according to State's Attorney Tyler Edmonds.