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  • Report: More than 20 percent of Adams County children living below poverty line

    Report: More than 20 percent of Adams County children living below poverty line

    Friday, March 6 2015 8:33 AM EST2015-03-06 13:33:25 GMT
    More than one in five children in Adams County live in poverty, according to a report released Thursday by a statewide child advocacy group. Voices for Illinois Children's "Illinois Kids Count 2015" report found that 21.3 percent of children in households live below the federal poverty line - about $18,750 for a family of three. That figure was 16.1 percent in 2006 and 12.3 percent in 1999.
    More than one in five children in Adams County live in poverty, according to a report released Thursday by a statewide child advocacy group. Voices for Illinois Children's "Illinois Kids Count 2015" report found that 21.3 percent of children in households live below the federal poverty line - about $18,750 for a family of three. That figure was 16.1 percent in 2006 and 12.3 percent in 1999.
  • Mendon School Board explores working cash bonds as a way to ease financial worries

    Mendon School Board explores working cash bonds as a way to ease financial worries

    Friday, March 6 2015 12:32 PM EST2015-03-06 17:32:39 GMT
    The Mendon School Board is considering a proposal to issue working cash bonds to help ease financial concerns if the state continues to cut the district's funding.
    The Mendon School Board is considering a proposal to issue working cash bonds to help ease financial concerns if the state continues to cut the district's funding.
  • Hannibal teen wanted on burglary charge arrested after foot chase

    Hannibal teen wanted on burglary charge arrested after foot chase

    Friday, March 6 2015 12:02 PM EST2015-03-06 17:02:11 GMT
    An 18-year-old Hannibal man was arrested Thursday morning on an outstanding burglary warrant but not without resistance.
    An 18-year-old Hannibal man was arrested Thursday morning on an outstanding burglary warrant but not without resistance.
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