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Jr. High Softball begins season

The Hardin County Jr. High Girls Softball team kicked off its season on Saturday, August 10 at home during Slug Fest 2019. In recent years the Jr. High Baseball and Softball teams have invited other schools to play at the Tammy Conn Memorial Tournament to kick off the season. Tammy was a beloved elementary teacher…

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3rd Annual Rosiclare Fire Department Bowfishing Tournament gleaned over 8,000 pounds of carp from the Ohio and its tributaries

              By Jennifer Lane editor The Rosiclare Fire Department held its 3rd annual Big 15 Bowfishing tournament starting at the Ohio riverfront at the Rosiclare Park and Campground Saturday, August 17 and overnight into Sunday, August 18. In addition to participants from Illinois, others traveled from three neighboring states, Kentucky, Missouri,…

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Frontier Days Pageant sign ups

The Frontier Days Pageant will be on Friday, September 20, 2019 at 7 p.m. at Hardin County School. It is open to both girls and boys, ages birth to 12 years of age, and girls ages 13 to 99. Sign ups will be held on Wednesday, August 21st from 6-7:30 p.m. in the Hardin County…

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Jr. High Boys Baseball season begins

Players on the Jr. High School boys baseball team kicked off their season by hosting Slug Fest last Saturday, August 10. The Cougars played one game against Goreville, but lost 8-2. In recent years the Jr. High Baseball and Softball teams have invited other schools to play at the Tammy Conn Memorial Tournament to kick…

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Consumers can now file restitution claims in Equifax breach

More than 5 million Illinoisans could be eligible for cash payouts By JERRY NOWICKI Capitol News Illinois Consumers affected by a 2017 data breach of the credit reporting agency Equifax can now file claims for restitution, Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul announced this week. The Federal Trade Commission is operating a website, www.EquifaxBreachSettlement.com, where consumers…

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Cave In Rock celebrates Zip Code Day

The village of Cave In Rock celebrated Zip Code Day on Saturday, June 29. Zip Code Day happens once a century when the date, such as 6-29-19 matches the zip code. Residents of Cave In Rock, past and present were invited to visit the post office on Main Street from 9 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.…

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