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Jerseyville Walmart makes donation to Got Faith Ministries

Jerseyville Walmart made a $5,000 donation to Got Faith Ministries on Friday, March 10, to help in their efforts to give back to the community. Steve Pegram with Got Faith said it was truly a blessing, having just received an anonymous $1,000 donation the day before. (Steven Spencer/Jersey County Journal)  

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Let’s Cook! – March 22, 2023

I am already thinking ahead to what I want to serve for Easter dinner. As much as I like to vary the side dishes, I always bake a ham, and I always fix the ham the same way. I found this recipe in a magazine years ago, and it has become a family favorite. The glaze…

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Raft Race committee discusses 2023 event

By Diane Brangenberg Jersey County Journal The Great Illinois Raft Race Committee met last Thursday evening, March 9, at Big John’s Corner in Hardin to get plans underway for the 2023 Great Illinois River Raft Race. This year’s Raft Race will be held on Saturday, July 8, and begin at Godar-Diamond Island in Michael and…

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JERSEY: County Board approves new position within sheriff’s department

By Steven Spencer The Jersey County Board approved a recommendation from the Personnel Committee to add a new Lieutenant position within the Sheriff’s Department during Tuesday’s board meeting. Sheriff Nick Manns said he was incredibly appreciative of the board’s approval as the need for supervisory roles within the department increases. “The biggest issue for us…

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Two people airlifted from Tuesday afternoon crash

By Carissa Sitki Two people were airlifted to St. Louis hospitals after a two vehicle accident on US Highway 67 at Delhi Road on Tuesday afternoon. According to the Jersey County Sheriff’s Office (JCSO), a vehicle was crossing Highway 67, heading eastbound across the four lanes of traffic, and was struck by another vehicle that…

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