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Weekly COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments Now Available at Hamilton Memorial Hospital Family Clinic

MCLEANSBORO – Hamilton Memorial Hospital District is now offering weekly COVID-19 vaccine appointments at the Hamilton Memorial Family Clinic, located at 611 South Marshall Avenue in McLeansboro. Vaccines are available by appointment only to those eligible under the Illinois Department of Public Health Phase 1a and 1b COVID-19 vaccination criteria. For appointment setting information call

Four Injured in Sunday Night Crash in Hamilton County

MCLEANSBORO – Four McLeansboro residents were injured in a single-vehicle crash around 10:30 Sunday night in Hamilton County. According to Illinois State Police, 32-year-old Sarah M. McFarland was driving her 2019 red Nissan west on Norris City Road approaching Illinois 142 when she failed to stop at the stop sign and traveled across Illinois 142

RLC Nursing Program Deadline is March 31

INA – The deadline to apply for the Rend Lake College Nursing program is fast approaching. All applications and required materials are to be sent in by March 31.  The Associate Degree Nursing Program is designed to prepare future nurses to give quality care to clients and function as important members of the healthcare community.

Bost Announces 2021 Congressional Art Competition

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12) is inviting high school students from Illinois’ 12th Congressional District to participate in the 2021 Congressional Art Competition. Initiated by Congress in 1982, the nationwide annual art competition allows high school students from all 50 states to showcase their artistic ability. “Every year, I am amazed by

Missing McLeansboro Woman Found Safe

MCLEANSBORO – The Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office says a missing McLeansboro woman is back home after being found safe Saturday. Eighteen-year-old Jaden N. Jones was last seen around 9 p.m. on Wednesday, March 3 near the Union Avenue Apartments in McLeansboro. The sheriff’s office did not say where Jones was found.