Truman Wilbanks

Truman Wilbanks, 99, of Mesa, Arizona, died Friday, April 10, 2020. He was the son of Carlos and Ina Wilbanks, born February 25, 1921 in Crittenden County, Kentucky. Truman served in the United States Army. Survivors include his son, Kenneth (Bernice) Wilbanks of Manteno, Illinois; daughter Kathy (Arthur) Drew of Mesa, Arizona; and half-brother Wayne…

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Hardin County Vote By Mail applications mailed out later than expected

A few weeks ago, Hardin County Clerk Jill Cowsert announced Vote By Mail application were mailed out to all who voted in at least one election held in the last three years (2018 General, 2019 Consolidated, or 2020 Primary). Liberty, a company her office uses for election equipment and services, reported that those applications were…

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Obituary of Jane Stunson

 Jane Stunson, 82, of Elizabethtown, IL passed peacefully Saturday, August 1, 2020 at Rosiclare Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Elizabethtown, IL and former owner and bookkeeper of Fairview House Nursing Home.  Survivors include her children, Michael (Rhonda) Belford of Rosiclare, IL, Jimmy (Marge) Stunson, Jeff (Christy) Stunson,…

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11 Illinois Counties at Warning Level for Coronavirus Disease

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 11 counties in Illinois are considered to be at a warning level for novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).  A county enters a warning level when it experiences an increase in two or more COVID-19 risk indicators from the state’s COVID-19 Resurgence Mitigation plan. Eleven counties are…

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Roberta Elizabeth “Becky” Colonna

Roberta Elizabeth “Becky” Colonna, 81, of Cave-In-Rock, IL, died Sunday, July 26, 2020 at Deaconess Gateway Hospital in Evansville, IN. She was a member of Hardin County Church of Christ. Survivors include her children, William Joseph Wells of Union County, KY, Margie Ann Dunn of Davies County, KY, Pauline Hartsock of Henderson County, KY and…

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Maryann Daley

Maryann Daley, 75, of Springfield, died at 11:32 a.m. on Tuesday, July 21, 2020, at Memorial Medical Center. Maryann was born August 18, 1944, in Elizabethtown, IL, the daughter of I.V. and Ruby Birch Robertson. She married John R. Daley, Jr. on October 29, 1988, in Las Vegas, NV. She was employed for the State…

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Four Illinois Counties at Warning Level for Coronavirus Disease

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported four counties in Illinois are considered to be at a warning level for novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19). A county enters a warning level when two or more COVID-19 risk indicators that measure the amount of COVID-19 increase. Four counties are currently reported at a…

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