Teachers, other positions cut in River Bend
Three teacher positions were eliminated by the River Bend Board of Education on Monday night.
River Bend residents speak out against cuts
Several members of the public asked the River Bend Board of Education on Thursday night to look for savings somewhere besides cutting teachers and programming.
Fulton will use land for industry plan
As the Thomson prison becomes a reality and the need for more housing grows, the city has decided to use the open space at 22nd Avenue for industrial purposes instead of housing.
Fulton learns economic study results
City officials are planning for expansion and growth as the Thomson prison is set to open in the near future.
Staff to start at Thomson prison in April
While funding is uncertain for the Thomson prison until the federal budget is passed, some staff and security positions have already been selected, according to Bureau of Prisons Activation Coordinator Cathi Litcher.
Fulton finally gets by Amboy
Facing Amboy for the third time this season, the Fulton Steamers got it right Friday and walloped the Clippers 63-38 in Three Rivers Conference boys basketball.
Smiddy: Thomson prison could be open soon
A local Illinois state representative is looking for more economic development in the area, and one of the major tools to drive that growth — the Thomson, Ill., prison — may be operational this year.
Family receives Red Cross aid after fire
The Gateway Area Chapter of the American Red Cross is providing services to a family involved in a fire Monday night in Fulton.
Fulton upends Erie in overtime
Fulton won its first Three Rivers Conference game of the season Friday, knocking off Erie 49-46 in overtime.
Boys roundup: Riverdale tops Fulton
Riverdale beat Fulton 65-48 on Friday in boys basketball.
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