Western Illinois Today

New Sherrard Library To Open By September

The new Sherrard Public Library should be open by September. The project is entering the home stretch says librarian Bobbi Jackson. Ground was broken on the $600,000 project last March.

Bustos Delivers Library Of Congress Books To Sherrard Library

The Sherrard Public Library gets a visit from Western Illinois Congresswoman Cheri Bustos. And she brought books says Library Director Bobbi Jackson. Bustos also visited the construction site of the new library, which is set to open by September.

Aledo Man Pleads Guilty In Federal Child Porn Case

An Aledo man will be sentenced this fall after pleading guilty to two federal child pornography counts. 35 year old Joaquin Cook entered the guilty plea today at U.S. District Court in Rock Island. He faces a maximum of 30…

District 7 Illinois State Police: Save Camping For Lake, Not Left Lane

Illinois State Police District 7 Commander, Captain Victor Markowski, would like to remind drivers that the left lane on all controlled access roadways (interstates and highways with on/off ramps) is for passing only. This has been an Illinois law since…