Tuesday, August 28th, 2018
Rep. Severin Fights for $500,000 Grant for Opioid Disorders Pilot Program

State Representative Dave Severin (R-Benton) announced that Centerstone of Illinois has been awarded a $500,000 grant from the Illinois Department of Human Services/Division of Substance Use Prevention and Recovery. The…

Thursday, August 16th, 2018
Rep. Severin Tours Marion High School for National Health Center Week

Watch the full report by clicking here. The Marion Wellness School Health Center welcomed Representative Dave Severin for a tour in honor of National Health Center week as reported by…

Monday, August 13th, 2018
Thank you to Our Local Marion Restaurant Owner Who Was Crucial in the Resent Thailand Cave Rescue!

Thank you to Mr. Thanet Natisri, a local Marion restaurant owner, who recently helped save the twelve young soccer players and their coach who were trapped in a remote cave…

Monday, August 13th, 2018
“Abraham Lincoln” at FREE Science Series at Rend Lake Visitor Center in Benton

All programs are free and appropriate for visitors of all ages. Children ages 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Unless otherwise stated, programs will be held at…

Thursday, August 9th, 2018
School Grants for Field Trips Offered by Target Stores: Deadline to apply is Oct. 1st

It’s become increasingly difficult for schools to fund learning opportunities outside the classroom. To help them out, Target began providing field trip grants in 2007 for accredited K-12 public, private…

Monday, August 6th, 2018
Benton American Legion Raises $3,000 for ALS Research

WSIL-TV reported that the Benton American Legion hosted the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on Saturday. Instead of a bucket, though, those who donated 50 dollars were soaked by a tractor…