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SIC President’s and Vice President’s Lists Announced for Summer 2022

HARRISBURG – Southeastern Illinois College has announced the President’s and Vice President’s lists for the summer 2022 semester. To be eligible for the summer President’s and Vice President’s lists, students must take a total of six credit hours in addition to having a stellar grade point average. The following students made the Southeastern Illinois College

Missing Carbondale Teen Found

CARBONDALE – Police in Carbondale say a missing teen, 16-year-old Shariah N. Davis of Carbondale, has been found to be good health after being found in Carbondale. Davis has been missing since Aug. 1 when she was last seen in the 1400 block of West Walnut Street. She’s known to frequent the 600 block of

Mt. Vernon Man Pleads Guilty to Cocaine Possession

MT. VERNON – A 33-year-old Mt. Vernon man was sentenced Wednesday in Jefferson County Court to six years in prison after he pleaded guilty to cocaine possession. Xavier M. Wesley was arrested in February when members of the Mt. Vernon Police Department and Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department High Risk Team served a knock and announce

Cedarhurst among Recipients of $15M State Grant

MT. VERNON – The John R. And Eleanor R. Mitchell Foundation was recently announced as a recipient of grant funding, which will be used to support Cedarhurst Center for the Arts as part of an overall goal to support Illinois tourism. “Grant funding is highly competitive and we feel very fortunate to be among the

Heavy Rain Leads to Flooding in Marion Thursday

MARION – Yesterday’s heavy rainfall across the area led to some flooding issues in Marion. Several streets were shut down due to water over the road. One daycare, Robin’s Nest Learning Center on South Virginia Street, had to close due to water getting inside most of its building. The Williamson County Highway Department says Poor

Two People Killed When Struck by Train in Richview

NASHVILLE – The Washington County Coroner’s Office is asking the public for help identifying a man and woman struck by an Amtrak train early Wednesday morning. According to the Washington County Coroner’s Office, they were dispatched to Richview around 12:38 a.m. Wednesday for two subjects who had been struck by an Amtrak train. Neither individual

Four Sentenced in Hamilton County to IDOC on Various Offenses

MCLEANSBORO – Four people were sentenced in Hamilton County to the Illinois Department of Corrections Wednesday on various offenses. According to Hamilton County State’s Attorney Justin Hood, 46-year-old Lowell V. Moore pleaded to 2 counts of Burglary, both Class 2 felonies. He will serve 4 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections. He was arrested

Off the Rails Concert Series Returns for Second Year

CARBONDALE – The “Off the Rails” Concert Series returns to downtown Carbondale on Saturday, August 6, at 7 p.m. The City of Carbondale and Carbondale Main Street have teamed up to host the free outdoor concerts at the Washington Street venue featuring local entertainers. 2022 SCHEDULE:  Saturday, August 67 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. – Tim