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Power Outage Scheduled for Broughton Area Wednesday

BROUGHTON – There will be a scheduled power outage for the Village of Broughton and immediate area Wednesday afternoon.  Starting at 12:30 p.m. the power to the Village of Broughton will be suspended while maintenance work occurs. The maintenance may last up to 4 hours before being restored.  Residents should make plans for alternate power

Holiday Light Recycling Available in Jackson County

MURPHYSBORO/CARBONDALE – Do you have holiday lights that you are no longer using? You can recycle your unwanted holiday string lights, working or non-working, through the Jackson County electronics recycling program year round at Southern Recycling Center, located 300 West Chestnut Street, Carbondale, IL. In addition to the permanent location, now through January 7, 2022,

Second Suspect Sought in Weekend Assault in Zeigler

ZEIGLER – Zeigler Police say they are still looking for the second suspect allegedly involved in an early Sunday morning assault on Beaumont Street in Zeigler. Zeigler Police Chief Ben Burkhamer says a warrant for aggravated battery has been issued for the second suspect identified as Seth Murphy from the Frankfort/Thompsonville area. The victim told

Marion Police Report

MARION – The following information was released by the Marion Police Department on Monday, November 29, 2021. Ashley Barrett, 26, of Marion has been issued a citation for Retail Theft at Wal-Mart Supercenter on November 17, 2021. Jessica Marczewski, 38, of Energy has been issued a citation for Obstructing Justice in the area of West

Franklin County Sheriff’s Report

BENTON – The following information was released by the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office on Monday, November 29, 2021. 11-14-21 Rachel A. Broughton age 43 of Du Quoin was ticketed for improper use of registration.11-19-21 Kalyn A. Hayes age 25 of West Frankfort was ticketed for failure to yield.11-21-21 Cornelia M. Morgan age 76 of Sesser

Marion Police Report

MARION – The following information was released by the Marion Police Department on Wednesday, November 24, 2021. Alberta Miller, 26, of Marion has been issued a citation for Retail Theft at Wal-Mart Supercenter on November 13, 2021. Dakota Miskelley, 30, of Marion has been issued citation for Possession of Methamphetamines and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Marion Man Arrested for Recent Stabbing

MARION – A Marion man was recently arrested for allegedly stabbing a man in the 1700 block of North Russell Street. According to Marion Police, officers responded to a disturbance in the area mentioned and found that a man had been stabbed. The man was taken to Memorial Hospital in Carbondale for treatment of non-life-threatening