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What’s in a Name?

Recently there has been numerous comments both publicly and in the social media, in short, referencing the Galena Sentinel-Times and (now the Sentinel-Times). I want to make it perfectly ...
State Representative Mike Houser, Commissioner Candidate Lee Howard, Commissioner Pat Collins, Representative Candidate Brian Caswell

Candidates answer questions from concerned citizens

Machelle Smith | Galena The candidates that are running for First District County Commissioner and First District State Representative were in attendance at a candidate forum held at ...

USD 247 Capital Outlay passes

Nearly a week after a Special Election, the USD 247 Board of Education has learned the final results. With 723 Yes votes and 699 No votes, the voters have granted the school district ...

Columbus Council approves cameras for Police Department

Cherokee County News Advocate | Columbus The Columbus City Council unanimously approved the police department’s request to purchase nine Axon Flex camera systems during Monday’s ...
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Eye Scream Labs to host Grand Opening

Machelle Smith | Galena sentineltimes.com | Sentinel TimesLocated at 606 S. Main Street is a new science lab themed ice cream parlor, using liquid nitrogen to freeze the ice cream. ...