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July 22, 2016

DRUG DELIVERY CASE SENDS MAN TO PRISON FOR 9 YEARS

     On June 29, 2016, Associate Judge William Workman sentenced Sherman Willis to 9 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections with a period 1 year of mandatory supervised release (formerly known as parole) for three counts of Unlawful Delivery of Controlled Substance, each a class 3 felony.

   

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July 19, 2016

Extreme Heat Preparedness

July is Extreme Heat Preparedness Month

   

Heat kills by pushing the human body beyond its limits. In extreme heat and high humidity, evaporation is slowed and the body must work extra hard to maintain a normal temperature.

Most heat disorders occur because the victim has been overexposed to heat or has over-exercised for his or her age and physical condition. Older adults, young children and those who are sick or overweight are more likely to succumb to extreme heat.

Conditions that can induce heat-related illnesses include stagnant atmospheric conditions and poor air quality. Consequently, people living in urban areas may be at greater risk from the effects of a prolonged heat wave than those living in rural areas. Also, asphalt and concrete store heat longer and gradually release heat at night, which can produce higher nighttime temperatures known as the "urban heat island effect."

A heat wave is an extended period of extreme heat, and is often accompanied by high humidity. These conditions can be dangerous and even life-threatening for humans who don't take the proper precautions.

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July 01, 2016

New Website

Welcome to the new Logan County, IL, website and new domain name of LoganCountyIL.gov.  The new website provides a new clean look, is organized to provide our citizens helpful information, and provides new security features to help protect our visitors.  

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Amtrak, Cabs and more...

Logan County is a stop along the Amtrak route between St. Louis and Chicago.  There is a local cab service and a public bus service provided by Community Action Partnership.


Communities Here in Logan County

Logan County is rich with history but is also full with many small farming communities.  Many of our communities lie along Old Route 66 and there are many visitor sites along the way right here in Logan County.  Come explore the trail that Abraham Lincoln made before he was President as he practiced law in Postville, Illinois. Postville was later named after Abraham Lincoln and was christened by Lincoln before he was President of the United States.

Camping and Parks Information

There are several large parks throughout Logan County including Edward Madigan State Park which has several miles of trails and chances to see the local wildlife.  We also offer many camping locations in Logan County.

Food and Restaurants

From fast food to excellent sit down restaurants, Logan County offers some great family owned and operated eateries.  If you are hungry we have many tastes to offer.

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Logan County Courthouse

601 Broadway Street
Lincoln, IL 62656

 

217-732-4148

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