Law enforcement and service providers described how funds to combat opioid addiction could best be used locally during a meeting with Congressman Rodney Davis and federal authorities at the Montgomery County Health Department on Thursday, March 29. Those federal authorities included Anne Hazlett from Washington DC, who serves as assistant to the secretary for rural development at the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development, and Doug Wilson, Illinois'
Helping communities through charitable giving was the topic of a meeting hosted by the Montgomery County Economic Development Corporation (MCEDC) on Wednesday, March 7, at the Challacombe House in Hillsboro. "I can't think of any other organizations that can effect so much in a community," Community Foundation for the Land of Lincoln (CFLL) CEO John Stremsterfer said. "We are limitless." CFLL is a tax-exempt public charity that began in Springfield in 1924 and now not only se