Few things can derail a retirement plan like a liability lawsuit. Anyone who has accumulated sufficient assets should consider taking proactive steps to protect their assets against such potential litigious actions. It is prudent to implement risk management strategies in the event you, someone in your family or even an employee is found to be legally responsible for injuring someone or damaging their property beyond the limits of your standard liability insurance coverage. Under such circumstances and without proactive planning, the legal liability outside your insurance coverage would likely have to be paid from personal assets. This could cause financial ruin. By following some of the following basic asset protection strategies, an individual can potentially reduce the impact of a creditor claim. [Read more...]
Jefferson Attendance Center Sets New Records in 2022-23
Jefferson Attendance Center saw new records set in second and third grades physical education categories.
2nd Grade Jump Rope Records
Boys Consecutive Jump Stick Jumps: Jonah Drone (223) – beat the 2020 record of 144 set by Jake Buchta.
Boys Short Rope Consecutive Forward Jumps: Reed Campbell (419) – jumped past Ezra Mcgarrh’s 2022 record of 283 consecutive jumps.
Boys Short Rope Partner-Facing Jumps: Rhett Sexton & Asa Goff (31) – defeated the 2020 record of 22 jumps set by Nickolas Aldrich & Ethain Ballard. [Read more...]
UT MARTIN NAMES LOCAL STUDENT TO SPRING SEMESTER CHANCELLOR’S HONOR ROLL
MARTIN, Tenn.—The outstanding academic achievements of undergraduate students at the University of Tennessee at Martin have been honored with publication of the Spring 2023 Chancellor’s Honor Rolls for the College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences, College of Business and Global Affairs, College of Education, Health, and Behavioral Sciences, College of Engineering and Natural Sciences and the College of Humanities and Fine Arts. [Read more...]
Land Records Report May 10-17
• Illinois Great Rivers Conference of The United Methodist Church to Carmi Emanuel Church Inc, Montgomery Circle Carmi Lot: 87, S:23 T:5 R:9 Part of the SW Quarter, Montgomery Circle Carmi Lot: 88 Part, Quit Claim Deed [Read more...]
Nancy J. Winter, CPA – The Pros and Cons of Annuities
Just about all of us will need income in retirement, and one often-overlooked source of income is an annuity. An annuity is a contract between you and an insurance company in exchange for their promise to make a series of payments to you over time. Annuities can provide very dependable dollars in your retirement, but there are both pros and cons of an annuity. [Read more...]
May is Military Appreciation Month
Burnt Hill Cattle Company To Host Twilight Meeting On Regenerative Agriculture, Co- Species Grazing, and Pasture Poultry Production
Logan and Jessa Karcher are teaming up with University of Illinois Extension to host the second of four twilight meetings at their farm on Monday, June 12, 2023, starting at 6 p.m. University of Illinois Extension Educators, Bronwyn Aly, Nathan Johanning, and Katie Bell have partnered with area farmers over the past nine years to provide four evening “twilight meetings” to highlight and demonstrate diverse farming enterprises across southern Illinois. Anyone involved or interested in local food production or learning more about farms in our region is encouraged and invited to attend. [Read more...]
Gov. Pritzker Statement on the House Passage of House Bill 218, Making Gun Dealers and Manufacturers Responsible
Following the Senate passage of House Bill 218, Governor JB Pritzker released the following statement:
“Gun violence is a public health epidemic, and those who encourage unlawful use of a firearm or target sales of firearms to minors worsen the scourge of gun violence in our communities. This legislation finally protects Illinoisans from predatory actions by the firearms industry. My thanks and congratulations to Attorney General Raoul, Senate President Harmon, and Representative Gong-Gershowitz for championing this bill. I intend to sign this bill into law and clarify the Attorney General’s ability to hold reckless manufacturers and advertisers accountable for their actions.” [Read more...]