Two Ejected in Single-vehicle Crash near Mt. Vernon

MT. VERNON – Two were ejected from the windshield during a single-vehicle crash north of Mt. Vernon around 6:40 Sunday night. The driver, 39-year-old Daniel Morgan of Mt. Vernon, was traveling on Miller Road north of Beal Road when he drifted off the shoulder before crossing back to the east side of  the roadway and

State Sen. Dale Fowler’s Week-in-Review for January 6-10

HARRISBURG  – State Senator Dale Fowler (R-Harrisburg) kicked off the start of a new year by visiting a number of southern Illinois-based businesses. Beginning the week, Sen. Fowler visited the Nationwide Glove Company in Harrisburg. It has been in Saline County since 1962, employing approximately 65 people. According to the glove company, their business is the oldest

Jefferson County Sheriff’s Report – Monday, January 13

MT. VERNON – On Monday, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests. Forty-seven-year-old Lorie Hudson of O’Fallon was arrested by Mt. Vernon Police Friday for criminal trespassing and two counts of retail theft less than $300. Twenty-eight-year-old Jarold Ellis of Mt. Vernon was arrested by Mt. Vernon Police Friday on a bond forfeiture