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Four New COVID-19 Positives in Jackson County

MURPHYSBORO – Jackson County Health Department was notified in the past 24 hours of four Jackson County residents confirmed to have contracted COVID-19. The individuals are as follows: • Female – One preteen/teen, and one in her twenties; • Male – One in his thirties, and one in his sixties. All acquired the disease through close

Construction Project on Oakland Avenue in Carbondale to Expand Today from Freeman Street to Hill Avenue

CARBONDALE – In an effort to complete the Oakland Avenue reconstruction project substantially earlier than anticipated, the construction area will expand from Freeman Street to Hill Avenue in Carbondale beginning today. Access to Oakland Avenue from streets south of Freeman Street to Chautauqua will be unavailable. Access to Oakland Avenue from College Street, Schwartz Street,

Herrin Police Report

HERRIN – The Herrin Police Department released the following information on Wednesday, May 27, 2020. William R. Clark, Age 25 From: Herrin, IL Arrested on 05-13-2020 for criminal trespass to property. Clark was released on a notice to appear. Adam D. Duncan, Age 28 From: Herrin, IL Arrested on 05-13-2020 for domestic battery. Duncan was

City of Carmi to Host Electronics Recycling Event

CARMI – The City of Carmi, in conjunction with CJD E-Cycling, will host an electronics recycling event for Carmi and White County residents on Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon at 520 North 3rd Street in Carmi. You should plan to unload yourself. CJD E-Cycling requests that you wear a mask upon leaving your vehicle.

Miss Illinois 2020 Competition Delayed to 2021 Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

MARION – The Miss Illinois Scholarship Organization announced this week that the Miss Illinois 2020 Competition, previously scheduled for June in Marion, has been delayed to next year because of the nationwide impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on public health. The action follows the Miss America Organization’s announcement last week that the Miss America 2021

Centralia Police Investigating Body Found on West Side

CENTRALIA – Centralia Police are reportedly investigating a body found late Monday morning in the 600 block of Johnson Street on the west side of Centralia. Centralia Police Chief Greg Dodson confirms the body is 39-year-old Lucas LeMay of Mt. Vernon, who had been missing from the Centralia area since April 21. LeMay’s family reported