New Lakeside Path For Matherville

The Matherville Lakeside Path officially opening this weekend. A celebration is planned for Saturday says project coordinator Alex Johnson. The 1.25-mile path begins on the beachside and moves through the old campground on the east side of the lake. Fireworks…

Prison Term Handed Down In Aledo Burglary Case

An Aledo man sentenced to four-and-a-half years in prison in a burglary case. 22-year-old Christopher Yowger pleaded guilty to the class 2 felony in January and was sentenced last week in Mercer County Circuit Court. Mercer County State’s Attorney Grace…