Jefferson County Sheriff’s Report – Friday, July 5 and Monday, July 8

MT. VERNON – The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests on Friday, July 5 and Monday, July 8. Friday, July 5 Thirty-year-old Justin Larcom of Mt. Vernon was arrested by Mt. Vernon Police Wednesday for violating an order after being served notice. Twenty-eight-year-old Nikko Branch of Mt. Vernon was arrested by Mt. Vernon

Herrin Police Report – June 24 through July 1

HERRIN – This is the Herrin Police Department’s weekly arrest report for June 24 through July 1 Randolph L. Lindel, Age 62 From: Herrin, IL Arrested 06-24-19 on a warrant for a traffic offense. He was transported to the Williamson County Jail. Dakota M. Kuha, Age 28 From: West Frankfort, IL Arrested on 06-25-19 for

ISP District 19 Releases June Activity and Enforcement Figures

CARMI – Illinois State Police District 19 Interim Commander Lt. Lance Hinkle announced Friday activity and enforcement figures for the month of June. Troopers in District 19, which includes Wabash, Edwards, Wayne, White, Hamilton, Saline and Gallatin counties, recorded 1,459 incidents during the month. Enforcement activity consisted of 526 citations and 1,088 written warnings, including

City of Carbondale Seeking Grant Applicants

CARBONDALE – The City of Carbondale is seeking applicants for the Trust Fund Single Family Rehabilitation Program with Roof Only Option. There are two options for applicants to choose from – the Single Family Rehabilitation Program (SFR) and the roof only option (SFR-R). The (SFR) option will assist low-income homeowners with repairing their homes and

West City Village Board Meets Tonight

WEST CITY – The West City Village Board will meet tonight at 6 at Village Hall. Items on the agenda for discussion with possible approval include three sets of turn out gear for the fire department not to exceed $11,000, purchasing pagers and radio not to exceed $5,000, amending an ordinance for employees working a

Benton City Council Meets Tonight

BENTON – The Benton City Council is set to meet Monday night at 6 at City Hall. Items on the agenda include discussion and/or approval of the sale/future use of city owned property immediately south of Franklin Hospital and discussing extending the city’s residential trash contract with Republic Services. The council will also discuss with

Three Injured in Friday Night Crash on I-57 in Franklin County

BENTON – Illinois State Police say a defective tire caused a crash involving a car and semi on southbound I-57 in Benton around 6:30 Friday night. According to ISP, a car, driven by a 24-year-old woman from Mississippi, was going north on I-57 at milepost 72 when a tire blew on the vehicle causing her

Three Injured in Saturday Afternoon Crash in Gallatin County

OMAHA – Three people were taken by ambulance to local area hospitals after being involved in a two-vehicle crash around 12:30 Saturday afternoon on Illinois 1 at Illinois 141 in Gallatin County. According to the preliminary traffic crash investigation from Illinois State Police, the driver of the Lincoln MKZ, 80-year-old Frank D. Burk of Watson,