Water Main Repairs to Close Section of Bandyville Road in Herrin

HERRIN – The city of Herrin says on its Facebook page that Bandyville Road from Clark Trail to Crenshaw will be closed to through traffic Tuesday and Wednesday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. for water main repairs. The transfer station will remain open. Access will be restricted and only available from the north.

Jefferson County Sheriff’s Report – Monday, November 18

MT. VERNON – On Monday, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests to Withers Broadcasting and Dana Communications News. Thirty-eight-year-old Gabriel Mendoza of Greenville was arrested by Mt. Vernon Police Friday for DUI-alcohol. Twenty-eight-year-old Darius Love of Urbana was arrested by Mt. Vernon Police Friday for driving on a revoked license.  Twenty-eight-year-old Danetra

Four Dead after Head-on Collision Saturday Night in Montgomery County

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, IL — A head-on crash Saturday night in Montgomery County claimed the lives of four people including the parents and daughter of Vandalia High School Principal Randy Protz. According to Illinois State Police, around 6:21 p.m. Saturday, 73-year-old William Protz, of Sullivan was traveling eastbound on Illinois Route 185 with his 72-year-old wife