For the latest local information regarding COVID-19, follow us on Facebook and see ourlocal news page

Road Project Begins Monday on Illinois 13 in Marion

MARION – A lane reduction will be in place on Illinois 13 in Marion starting Monday, weather permitting. According to IDOT, road work for converting the Illinois 13/Aurelia Drive intersection east of Marion to a restricted crossing U-turn intersection, adding a turn lane and the resurfacing of the eastbound and westbound lanes of Illinois 13

Harrisburg City Council to Discuss Waiving May Water Bills for Non-Essential Closed Businesses at Thursday Meeting

HARRISBURG – The Harrisburg City Council will discuss possibly waiving May water bills for non-essential closed businesses at their meeting Thursday night. The idea to provide relief to those local businesses came from a special meeting held Tuesday to hear from businesses about possibly re-opening in the community. Also, on Thursday, the council will consider

Carbondale Police Seeking Whereabouts of Missing Teen

CARBONDALE – Carbondale Police is asking for your help in finding a missing teen. Police say 16-year-old Kirtayvion D. Taylor-Kirk is 5’9” tall, weighing 160 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a white t-shirt with a black Nike sweatshirt. Taylor-Kirk, who has a nickname of Tae, was last seen