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Illinois Capital Development Board Releases Over $596,000 in Rebuild Illinois Funding to Southeastern Illinois College Towards Exterior Repairs

HARRISBURG – The Illinois Capital Development Board Thursday announced over $596,000 has been released from the state towards exterior repairs at Southeastern Illinois College, with local matching funds supporting a total investment of over $794,000. The funding will help address deferred maintenance projects on the Southeastern Illinois College campus that have been stalled due to

Illinois Capital Development Board Releases Over $4.3 Million in Rebuild Illinois Funding for Repairs at Southern Illinois University – Carbondale

CARBONDALE – The Illinois Capital Development Board Thursday announced over $4.3 million has been released for the replacement of sewer line, repairs to the campus streamline, and tunnel at Southern Illinois University – Carbondale. The funding will help address deferred maintenance projects on the Southern Illinois University – Carbondale campus that has been stalled due

Five Area Agencies Each Receive $10,000 Grant from AmerenCares

MARION – Benton-West City Ministerial Alliance, Wesley Foundation at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Murphysboro Food Pantry, Herrin Community Food Pantry, and Carbondale Good Samaritan Food Pantry & Soup Kitchen each received recently a $10,000 grant from AmerenCares to support community members near either the Grand Tower or Southern Illinois reliability project. “We are thrilled to

Marion Man Charged with Making Violent Threats against US Judge

CHICAGO (AP) — A southern Illinois man is accused in U.S. District Court of threatening the life of a federal judge in Chicago. Joshua Farner of Marion is facing two counts of mailing threats and one count of threatening to assault and murder a judge. The indictment accuses Farner of sending the threatening letter to

Wayne City Man Arrested on Drug Charges in Bluford Monday morning

BLUFORD – Jefferson County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a 44-year-old Wayne City man early Monday morning after investigating a suspicious male on Illinois 15 near East Dove Lane in the rural Bluford area. According to a sheriff’s report, around 1:23 a.m. deputies made contact with Karl D. Woolever who was reportedly in possession of methamphetamine and

Attorney General Raoul, Rep. Windhorst named Public Officials of the Year by Illinois Chiefs of Police

SPRINGFIELD – Illinois’ attorney general and a southern Illinois state representative have been named Public Officials of the Year by the Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police. They are Attorney General Kwame Raoul, a Democrat from Chicago State Representative Patrick Windhorst, R-Metropolis The selection is made by the Board of Officers, the association’s governing body.