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Scary moment near Hull
A collision between an Area Disposal truck and a 41-car Norfolk Southern train Monday afternoon sent a Pittsfield man to the hospital.
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Accident claims life of Pittsfield teen
A teenage Pittsfield girl died Saturday morning, July 19, as the result of a car accident on the first curve north out of Milton.
Ultimate Adventure 2014: Day 7
Day 7 of Ultimate Adventure 2014 started off with an early morning breakfast cooked up by the UA Cronies who slaved through the night to continue this rich Ultimate Adventure tradition.
Putting one foot in front of the other walking alongside the road might be commonplace for many, but the Rev.
Goetten gets nod from Dems
The Pike County Democratic Central Committee met last night at the Cardinal Inn in Pittsfield and selected Matt Goetten as the party's candidate for the state's attorney's special election.
Country Music Jubilee to be held Saturday
Birthdays and Anniversaries for this week are: July 16-Carolyn and Bob Baker, Linda and Sonny Kimmel July 17-James Dean July 18-Amy Williams, Ivan Shafer July 19-Dakota Henry, Jerry Garner July 20-Bill Hurst, Sandy Garner, Adah and Dusty Helm July 21-Everett Dean, Kim and Jeff Snyder July 22-Ann Rine, Lori Orr, Tammy Harshman, Bob and Eve Rue ... (more)
Council changes employee benefits
Pittsfield city employees will get to carry over 10 vacation days from year-to-year, accumulating no more than 10. The decision was made at last night's city council meeting.
Shane Martin selected as new employee for City of Pittsfield
Shane Martin is the newest employee for the City of Pittsfield. Martin was to have started Monday, pending passage of a physical exam.
Pig Days coming Friday and Saturday
Pike County Pig Days will be held Friday and Saturday, July 11-12 on the Pike County courthouse lawn in Pittsfield.
Massive search has happy ending
Jayden Coffey, 3-years old, was the subject of a six-hour search Monday night, near her home, northwest of Pittsfield.
Search effort locates 3-year-old girl in western Illinois cornfield
After an hours-long search that involved airplanes and drones, a three-year-old girl was found alive in a dense western Illinois cornfield.
Yes, it is a little more money now
Notice that your morning cup of coffee cost a little extra yesterday? Or that there was a slight increase in filling your tank with gas? The one cent sales tax overwhelming supported by voters in the April election went into effect Monday night at midnight.
Dems to meet July 15
The Democrat Central Committee of Pike County will meet Tuesday, July 15 at 7 p.m. at the Cardinal Inn in Pittsfield.
Butterfly release helps families let go of loved-ones and remember
There was a special ceremony for deceased friends and family in Pittsfield Sunday.
Pike GOP names Zachary Boren candidate for State's Attorney
At a meeting June 26, the Pike County Republican Central Committee selected Zachary Boren, 33, of Pittsfield to run for the office of Pike County State's Attorney in the Nov. 4 election.
Ill. man gets probation in woman's heroin death
PITTSFIELD – A western Illinois man has been sentenced to probation after pleading guilty to a lesser charge related to a woman's 2012 heroin death.
Trooper Brad Williams presented with resolution
State Representative C.D. Davidsmeyer, right, presented Trooper Brad Williams with a resolution in recognition of his actions in the line of duty.