Viola Man Arrested On Weapons Charge

A Viola man arrested for unlawful use of weapons. 49 year old Michael Carlin was taken into custody Friday night. According to a Mercer County Sheriff’s Department press release, deputies conducted a traffic stop on a suspicious vehicle in rural…

Bustos To Continue On House Ag Committee

Western Illinois Congresswoman Cheri Bustos appointed by the Democratic Steering and Policy Committee to serve her fourth consecutive term on the Agriculture Committee. As the House Appropriations Committee is an exclusive appointment, Bustos received a waiver from the Speaker to…