Carterville Man Sentenced for Making Meth

CARTERVILLE – A Carterville man pled guilty Monday in Williamson County Court to participation in meth manufacturing, a Class 1 felony, and was sentenced to four years in the Illinois Department of Corrections. Williamson County State’s Attorney Brandon Zanotti says on July 20, 2016, Williamson County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a reported hostage situation in

State Sen. Dale Fowler’s Week-in-Review for July 8-12

HARRISBURG — State Senator Dale Fowler (R-Harrisburg) welcomed dozens of area children and their parents to his first-ever Kids Fishing Derby on July 13. Sen. Fowler hosted the free Fishing Derby at the John A. Logan Pond in Carterville from 9 to 11 a.m. The Illinois Department of Natural Resources attended and assisted with the

Herrin Police Report for July 3-7

HERRIN – This is the Herrin Police Department arrest report for July 3-7, 2019. Candice A. Hart, Age 39 From: West Frankfort, IL Arrested 07/03/19 on a warrant for criminal damage to property. Hart was transported to the Williamson County Jail. A 17 year old juvenile From: Herrin, IL Arrested on 07/03/19 for resisting/obstructing a

Free Back to School Event July 26 at Bi-County Health Dept. in Marion

MARION – The Franklin-Williamson County Positive Youth Development Action Team, the Bi-County Health Department and other partner organization will hold a free back to school event on Friday, July 26, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Bi-County Health Department on Express Drive in Marion, next to Veterans Airport of Southern Illinois. This event

Carterville Police Investigating Report of Tires Found Slashed

CARTERVILLE – Carterville Police need your help in finding who is responsible for tires being slashed in the area of Cannon Park, Cottonwood and Dent streets between 10 p.m. July 11 and 4 a.m. July 12. If you have any information or surveillance for the areas mentioned, call Carterville Police at 985-4853.

Jefferson County Sheriff’s Report – Monday, July 15

MT. VERNON – On Monday, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests. Fifty-nine-year-old Michael Moore of Mt. Vernon was arrested by Mt. Vernon Police Friday for driving on a suspended license. Forty-one-year-old Michael Wade of Mt. Vernon was arrested by Mt. Vernon Police Friday for possession of meth less than 5 grams and

Man Jailed on Burglary, Drug Charges in White County

CARMI – White County Sheriff Doug Maier says a man has been arrested in connection with a burglary from White County Coal Sunday and on June 24 of this year. The sheriff says information led to a home where 40-year-old Danny L. Stephens lives located at 651 County Road 1375 East in Carmi. A vehicle