There were 33 area girls present for last Wednesday's session of the Molly McDowell basketball camp. McDowell, a Nokomis High School graduate who played professionally in Holland, held a four-day camp for players last week. McDowell is second from the left in the back row.
A youngster sprints out to an early lead as participants take off in last Saturday's 5K run sponsored by the Friends and Families of Fayette County Hospital, a non-profit organization which has purchased more than $1.5 million of medical equipment for FCH since 1988.
Illinois’ governor is scheduled to announce on Thursday a major road project in Fayette County.
The office of Gov. Pat Quinn said on Wednesday that the governor will announce capital investments of more than $19.6 million to build two new Interstate 70 bridges over the Kaskaskia River near Vandalia.
Funded the governor’s “Illinois Jobs Now!” program, Quinn said that the project is part of his commitment to creating jobs and improving the state’s economy.”