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Herrin Police Report

HERRIN – The Herrin Police Department released the following information on Monday, September 14, 2020. Alan E. Miller Age 33 From: Herrin, IL Arrested on 08-31-2020 for criminal trespass. Miller was released on a notice to appear. Lucas Deon Blessing Age 24 From: Herrin, IL Arrested on 09-01-2020 for driving while suspended, operation of vehicle

Road Work Begins Today on I-57 in Jefferson County

MT. VERNON – IDOT says starting today, weather permitting, work will begin on I-57 two miles north of Mount Vernon to two miles south of Dix so a contractor can complete patching, milling and resurfacing operations. This work is expected to take two months. Traffic will be down to one lane so work can be

IDPH Monday Reported 1,373 New Confirmed COVID-19 Cases in Illinois

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Monday announced 1,373 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including five additional confirmed deaths. Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 262,744 cases, including 8,314 deaths, in 102 counties in Illinois. The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total

Egyptian Health Department’s SI SUPRT to Host ‘Shout Out for Recovery’ Public Art Contest

HARRISBURG – To promote recovery from addiction to alcohol and other drugs, the Egyptian Health Department Substance Use Prevention, Recovery, and Treatment Council is using National Recovery Month 2020 to promote recovery awareness and hold a “Shout Out for Recovery” Public Art Contest. The health department’s recovery-oriented system of care (ROSC) coordinator, Teri Cain, says

Jefferson County Sheriff’s Report – Monday, September 14

MT. VERNON – On Monday, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests. Twenty-nine-year-old Anna Fairchild from Mt. Vernon was arrested Friday by Mt. Vernon Police for Residential Burglary. Thirty-five-year-old Christopher McCall of Mt. Vernon was arrested Friday by the Mt. Vernon Police Department for Residential Burglary. Forty-two-year-old Jerrod Stroud of Bonnie was arrested