Wind Advisory Issued for Listening Area until 7 Tonight

PADUCAH – The National Weather Service in Paducah has issued a wind advisory that will be in effect until 7 tonight. Forecasters say the strongest winds are expected from mid-morning to late afternoon. Sustained winds will be out of the south to southwest near 30 mph and will gust to 45 to 55 mph at

Jefferson County Sheriff’s Report

MT. VERNON – On Wednesday, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests. Twenty-seven-year-old Markeize Haynes of Mt. Vernon was arrested by Mt. Vernon Police Tuesday for driving on a revoked license. Eighteen-year-old Raikhell Crusby-Daniels of Mt. Vernon was arrested by Mt. Vernon Police Tuesday for unlawful use of weapons. Thirty-eight-year-old William Nabors of

Carmi ISP Post Releases Activity, Enforcement Figures for February

CARMI – Illinois State Police District 19 in Carmi has released activity and enforcement figures for the month of February.  Troopers in District 19, which includes Wabash, Edwards, Wayne, White, Hamilton, Saline and Gallatin counties, recorded 947 incidents during the month. Enforcement activity consisted of 257 citations and 828 written warnings, including 116 speeding citations,

Harrisburg Police Blotter

HARRISBURG – The following is the Harrisburg Police Blotter for March 5, 2019 through March 11, 2019. Chad Lambert, 42, was arrested for driving while license suspended and possession of a controlled substance. Timmy Roberts Jr., 22, was arrested for possession of converted registration and possession of methamphetamine. Sarah Bohnert, 29, was arrested for driving

Three Recently Sentenced in Williamson County on Various Charges

MARION – Williamson County State’s Attorney Brandon Zanotti released the following sentencing information to Q106 News Tuesday. A Carterville woman was sentenced on March 5 to three years in the Illinois Department of Corrections for violating her terms of probation on a previous theft conviction in Williamson County. Williamson County State’s Attorney Brandon Zanotti says

Benton Candidates Forum Takes Place Saturday

BENTON – Candidates for Benton Mayor and City Council will gather for a Candidates Forum Saturday night at 6:30 at the Kiwanis Hall on Hudelson Street in Benton. The forum is free and open to the public. Incumbent Fred Kondritz will face challenger Roy Simpkins in the mayor’s race. Nine people are running for four

Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office Report

MT. VERNON – On Tuesday, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests to Withers Broadcasting/Dana Communications News: Twenty-year-old Randall Orlandini of West Frankfort was arrested by Mt. Vernon Police Monday for retail theft less than $300. Fifty-four-year-old Tammy Randall was arrested by Mt. Vernon Police Monday for domestic battery. Fifty-six-year-old Tina Phillips of