In an effort to grow business, Hancock County is targeting some of its younger residents.
A national museum exhibit "Hometown Teams" is coming to Hancock County this year. It focuses on how sports have shaped America.
Carthage has developed out a strategic plan to boost economic development with the help of the Illinois Institute for Rural Affairs at Western Illinois University.
Memorial Hospital will add a second building to its campus at the Route 336 interchange in Carthage.
Hancock County Sheriff Scott Bentzinger says a preliminary autopsy on William Clark, 63 of Sutter, Il. shows that he died of natural causes.