Marion Police Investigating Monday Night Shooting

MARION – A St. Louis man is recovering after being allegedly shot Monday night in Marion. According to Marion Police, officers responded to the area of West Gent Street and South Holland Street in reference to multiple 911 calls of shots fired around 8:45 p.m. Officers found a man, identified as 23-year-old Brandon Davis, at

Jefferson County Sheriff’s Report – Tuesday, April 7

MT. VERNON – On Tuesday, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrest.  Fifty-four-year-old Charles Johnston of Mt. Vernon was arrested by Mt. Vernon Police Monday on a bond forfeiture warrant. This information comes directly from the daily booking report at the Jefferson County Justice Center. This information provides us with a list of

Hamilton Memorial Hospital Offers Virtual Clinic Visits During COVID-19 Pandemic

MCLEANSBORO – Virtual healthcare from the comfort of your home is now available with Hamilton Memorial Hospital clinic providers. Hamilton Memorial Virtual Clinic is a telemedicine option for established patients to video conference with their provider about their healthcare needs, all from the comfort of their own home. Patients can talk with their provider face-to-face

Cases of COVID-19 Continue to Rise Across Southern Illinois

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS – The Egyptian Health Department was notified Monday of a Saline County resident who tested positive for Coronavirus (COVID-19). The individual, a female in her 40’s, is at home and doing well. The individual had already been following appropriate guidelines prior to notification of the confirmed results. This is the second laboratory confirmed

Franklin County Board Set to Meet Tonight

BENTON – The Franklin County Board is set to meet tonight at 5:30 at the Campbell Building on the Benton Square. Board members will discuss with possible action the second quarterly bond payment on the courthouse to Southern Illinois Bank and Campbell Building change orders. The board will also discuss the county courthouse and the