Gallatin County

Mature corn (Zea mays) in Illinois fields stretch to the horizon on both sides of a rural, dirt road. Illinois is the country's second largest grower of corn, trailing only Iowa in total production. (Getty Images Bruce Leighty)

Illinois Farmers Feel The Mississippi River Pinch

The capacity of barges and the number of barges in tow are down, cutting tonnage by 45 percent, while the cost of fuel, personnel and time is the same.


Raymond Martin

Drugs in Ex-Sheriff’s Cell Were Anti-depressants

A former Illinois sheriff illegally hoarded antidepressants as he awaited resentencing in a drug and foiled murder-for-hire case, demonstrating his continued disregard for the law.


Raymond Martin

Prosecutors: Disgraced Illinois Sheriff Found with Drugs in Jail

Former sheriff, Raymond Martin, was awaiting resentencing in a drug and witness-tampering case.



New Gallatin County Parish Named For First Native American Saint

Msr. John Myler says out of the rubble of a church destroyed earlier this year in Ridgeway, Illinois, comes a new building and parish.


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