The U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 5245, the SHIELD for Veterans Act, which includes a provision introduced by Representative Mike Bost (IL-12) requiring the VA to allow veterans to remove dependents using its eBenefits portal.
The President of the Carbondale Business Development Corporation (CBDC) announced that CBDC will make twenty-five $1,000 grants available to small business located within the City of Carbondale, Illinois.
Marion Carnegie Library has received the Project Next Generation (PNG) grant for the third year in a row! PNG is awarded through Secretary of State and State Librarian Jesse White, and the Illinois State Library.
Preliminary investigation indicates a female juvenile from Murray, Kentucky was operating the ATV on Independence Road at a high rate of speed when she lost control, causing the ATV to leave the roadway and strike a tree.