FAIRFIELD – A toddler died and two others were injured in a two-vehicle crash in Wayne County Thursday afternoon. According to Illinois State Police, around 1:30 p.m. a 2008 silver Dodge Charger driven by 24-year-old Porscha M. Schultz of Fairfield and a 2015 white Kenworth Truck-Tractor Semi-Trailer combination driven by 29-year-old Jordan M. Ambrous of
HARRISBURG – Southeastern Illinois College held its annual Honors Luncheon April 27 to celebrate academic and extra-curricular achievements of the student body in the Harry L. Crisp Student Center Cafeteria and Heritage Room. Awards are as follows.
BENTON – The Benton Police Department released the following information on Thursday, April 28, 2022. On April 23rd, 2022, Benton Police were dispatched to the 1000 block of North Main Street in reference to a disturbance complaint. Through investigation, Benton Police arrested Manuel Fimbras, age 64, of Benton for aggravated assault, unlawful use of a
MT. VERNON – A 54-year-old Mt. Vernon man was arrested Wednesday on meth-related charges after the Mt. Vernon Police Department/Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office High Risk Team executed a search warrant at 210 North Main Street in Woodlawn. According to the sheriff’s office, the warrant was a result of an ongoing investigation by the MVPD/JCSO Joint
HARRISBURG – Southeastern Illinois College held its annual Scholarships Night April 26 with an Italian-style dinner catered by the Falcon Bistro in the Harry L. Crisp Student Center. A number of other students also received scholarship awards, though they were not able to be present for various circumstances. Clay Brigham of Harrisburg is the recipient
MCLEANSBORO – Trade Industries in McLeansboro will host the Electronic Recycling Drive starting Monday and running through Wednesday. All drop-offs must be brought to the recycling center between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m.. All screens/microwaves will have a $5 processing fee. If you have any questions, call 618-643-4321.
HARRISBURG – A reported shooting early Tuesday morning in Harrisburg ended up with a man being arrested on gun-related charges. The Harrisburg Police Department posted on Facebook that at 12:25 a.m. Tuesday, Saline County Central Dispatch began receiving 911 calls reporting shots being fired near South Land Street and South Hobson Street. As patrol units
MARION – The Williamson County Sheriff’s Office has partnered with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) for Saturday’s DEA Prescription Drug Take Back Day. It will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Williamson County Administrative Building, located at 407 N. Monroe St. in Marion. This service is free and anonymous, no
HARRISBURG – The Southeastern Illinois College Foundation held its annual donor appreciation event in SIC’s George T. Dennis Visual & Performing Arts Center on April 23. SIC President Dr. Jonah Rice welcomed over 70 guests to the appreciation event hosted by the Foundation. He highlighted the $2.2 million Title III federal grand awarded in fall
CARMI – A Carmi man will spend 12 and a half years in prison after being sentenced for residential burglary – a Class 1 felony – in White County Court in Carmi Wednesday. According to White County State’s Attorney Denton Aud, 39-year-old Jesse G. Stephens will also serve one year of mandatory supervised released following