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Officials Report 724 New COVID-19 Cases, Multiple Locally Tuesday

Officials Report 724 New COVID-19 Cases, Multiple Locally Tuesday

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Tuesday announced 724 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 23 additional confirmed deaths. Locally, Pulaski County reported six new confirmed cases of COVID-19 while Johnson and Hamilton counties each reported one. Two new confirmed cases were reported in Jackson and Williamson counties respectively, while five…read more »

Cave-in-Rock Ferry to Continue Service After Tentative Agreement

Cave-in-Rock Ferry to Continue Service After Tentative Agreement

CAVE-IN-ROCK – After providing notice Monday it would halt service indefinitely after the experation of a two-year contract, the Cave-in-Rock Ferry will now remain open with service continuing on the normal schedule starting Wednesday. In a posting on the ferry’s Facebook page, ferry operator Lonnie Lewis indicated a tentative contract agreement means the ferry will remain…read more »

Lawsuit Between Rep. Bailey & Pritzker Remanded to Clay County

Lawsuit Between Rep. Bailey & Pritzker Remanded to Clay County

CHICAGO (AP) – The controversial lawsuit case between Rep. Darren Bailey (R-Xenia) and Gov. J.B. Pritzker has regained momentum. As both parties have waited weeks for a decision on where the case would continue, U.S. Magistrate Judge Gilbert Sison remanded the case back to Clay County on Monday. The Illinois Attorney General’s office wanted consideration in…read more »

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Dan + Shay Postpone The (Arena) Tour Until 2021

Dan + Shay Postpone The (Arena) Tour Until 2021

Country duo Dan + Shay have joined the extensive list of musicians who have postponed their nationwide tours until 2021 due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. One half of the group, Dan Smyers released an official statement via Twitter, sharing that they though “have been holding on to the hope that something might shift, something…read more »

Lauren Alaina Shares Duet With Trisha Yearwood ‘Getting Good’

Lauren Alaina Shares Duet With Trisha Yearwood ‘Getting Good’

Country star Lauren Alaina has released a duet version of her song “Getting Good” in collaboration with Trisha Yearwood. The song was originally released in late 2019 and was taken from her EP of the same name, which dropped in early March. “I never could’ve imagined that this YEARWOOD give me the opportunity to release…read more »

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