MARION – The Williamson County Highway Department says traffic on Cedar Grove Road in Marion will be reduced to one lane during the day Monday for resurfacing from Route 37 to Pease Road. Traffic control and flagmen will be in place to direct you through the work zone. Use caution though the work zone.
SPRINGFIELD – Secretary of State and State Librarian Jesse White awarded $530,104 in 2022 Project Next Generation (PNG) grants to 28 public libraries statewide. PNG is a mentoring program administered through Illinois public libraries. Project mentors work with middle and high school students as the participants develop skills to use various technologies, achieve success through
MCLEANSBORO – Two McLeansboro residents are facing drug-related charges after the McLeansboro Police Department and Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office served a knock and announce search warrant at a home on Blooming Grove Road in McLeansboro Thursday. According to a press release from McLeansboro Police, the search warrant was obtained by the McLeansboro Police Department after
MARION – The City of Marion will hold an electronic and metal recycling event Oct. 9 through the 12 at the City of Marion Training Center, located at 211 E. Boulevard St. Below is a list of items that will and won’t be accepted at the event.
MARION – The following information was released by the Marion Police Department on Thursday, September 23, 2021. Robert Bock, 25, of West Frankfort has been arrested for Aggravated Assault and Armed Robbery in the 1800 block of Bittle Place on September 17, 2021. Diana Allison, 36, of Marion has been issued citation for Possession of
CARMI – A parade has been schedule for Sunday to honor World War II veteran James R. Endicott of Carmi. He will be turning 100 on Sept. 30. According to the White County VFW Post 3581’s Facebook page, the parade is set to begin at 2 p.m. Sunday with the lineup in front of Carmi-White
SOUTHERN ILLINOIS – Click on the links below to see the latest COVID-19 information from our local health departments. Egyptian Health Department Franklin-Williamson Bi-County Health Department Hamilton County Health Department Jackson County Health Department Jefferson County Health Department Perry County Health Department Southern Seven Health Department Illinois Department of Public Health
WEST FRANKFORT – The 9th annual Fall Craft and Vendor Fair takes place Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the West Frankfort Historical District, located at 2130 Schoolhouse Road in Mulkeytown. Some amazing crafters and vendors will be there selling their wares and sharing information about their small businesses. Breakfast will be served
CARRIER MILLS – Catskin Days gets underway tonight and runs through Saturday in Carrier Mills. The carnival will run tonight from 6 to 10 p.m. The beauty pageant is set for 6 p.m. Gospel singing starts at 7 p.m. The raffle drawing is at 8 p.m. On Friday, the carnival will run from 6 to
MCLEANSBORO – The City of McLeansboro will have a City-Wide Cleanup the week of Oct. 4-7. All materials for discard should be brought to the dumpsters at the Light Plant located at 312 West Market Street between 7:45 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., Monday through Wednesday and until 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 7. Cleanup will