DIX – IDOT says a lane closure will be in place starting today and extending through Friday on I-57 at the Dix exit so a maintenance crew can repair the structure carrying the interstate northbound over Dix-Irving Road. Please use caution as you travel through this area.
MARION – The Marion Police Department released the following information on Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020. John Lott, 59, of Marion was arrested for Resisting/Obstructing a Police Officer in the area of North Madison Street and East Charles Street on August 29, 2020. Valerie Owens, 59, of Marion was arrested for Driving Under the Influence of
WOLF LAKE – Bi-annually the Shawnee National Forest closes Forest Service Road No. 345, also known as Snake Road, to help ensure safe crossing for several species of snakes and amphibians during their critical time of migration. The 2.5-mile-long road closes the week of Sept. 1 through Oct. 30 to allow snakes and amphibians –
MARION – A 51-year-old former Johnston City teacher and coach has posted an additional $25,000 bond after being arrested on two new counts of criminal sexual assault of a victim under the age of 17. Trevor Clark, of Pittsburg, Illinois was arrested last week on a $250,000 warrant charging him with two counts Class 1
BENTON – A traffic crash in the southbound lanes of I-57 around the 68 mile marker near Benton forced southbound traffic to be diverted off the interstate at the Benton exit early Wednesday morning. That’s according to a post on the Franklin County Emergency Management Agency’s Facebook page. No other details are currently available. We