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USD #499 showcases new Athletic Center and classrooms

sentineltimes.com | Sentinel Times Machelle Smith | Galena Galena school hosted an open house to allow community members to tour the new facility. The new addition includes a new competition ...

Response to Mike Houser from Doug Gatewood

In response to last week’s letter by Mr. Houser, I am not serving as an “advisor” to Mayor Oglesby or to Brian Caswell. They are able to speak for themselves. As for my record, ...

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 ...

Galena Council discusses Official City Paper

Machelle Smith | Galena Mayor Dale Oglesby spoke to the council about the Main Street project phase II. He read an email from Michael Wallis that stated “Please finish Main Street!” ...