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Area Police and Sheriff’s Reports

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS – Click on the links below to see area police and sheriff’s reports we receive. Carmi Police Report (3/30/2021) Carmi Police Report (3/31/2021) Herrin Police Report (3/30/2021) Marion Police Report (3/30/2021)  

Bost Announces Head Start Grant for Alexander, Pulaski and Union Counties

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Mike Bost Tuesday announced a U.S. Department of Health and Human Services grant of $2.8 million for the Southern Seven Health Department in Ullin. The grant will support the Southern Seven Head Start program, which promotes early learning for income eligible families with preschool age children in several deep Southern Illinois

IDPH Tuesday Reported 2,404 New COVID-19 Cases in Illinois

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Tuesday reported 2,404 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois, including 17 additional deaths. Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,241,993 cases, including 21,273 deaths, in Illinois. The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from March 23-29 is 3.4%. The preliminary

SIC to Receive Largest Estate Gift in its History

HARRISBURG, Ill. (March 30, 2021) — When Col. William C. Hise provided funding to create the Ella Elizabeth Hise Museum of Regional Art along with an operational endowment, Southeastern Illinois College accepted its largest estate gift ever of $3 million. Just recently, upon the passing of Col. Hise, President Jonah Rice and the board learned

Southern Seven Health Department Vaccination Healthy Adults 18-Years-Old and Up As More Contagious COVID-19 Variant Spreads in Illinois

ULLIN – Southern Seven Health Department (S7HD) is announcing, effective immediately, they will open up COVID-19 vaccinations to any adult 18-years old and up. Opening up vaccinations to the general public comes at a time when COVID-19 vaccine supplies are strong, waitlists for individuals in priority groups in the S7 region have been exhausted, and

Three Arrested after Weekend Home Invasion in Carbondale

CARBONDALE – Three people were arrested following a reported home invasion in the 400 block of South Marion Street in Carbondale Saturday morning. According to Carbondale Police, officers found two suspects identified in the forced entry of a home of an acquaintance and pursued them on foot. Officers captured two male suspects identified as 19-year-old