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Hamilton Memorial Hospital District Earns ACR Accreditation

MCLEANSBORO – The Hamilton Memorial Hospital District Radiology Department has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in mammography as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology (ACR). Mammography is a specific type of imaging test that uses a low-dose X-ray system to examine breasts. A mammography exam, called a

Poplar Camp Beach at Cedar Lake Opens Friday

CARBONDALE – Pack the beach bag – it’s that time of year! The City of Carbondale is opening Poplar Camp Beach at Cedar Lake this Friday, May 27, for the 2022 season. Memorial Day WeekendBeach ScheduleFriday: 9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.Saturday – Monday: 9:30 a.m. – 7 p.m. During the 2022 season, the Poplar Camp

Run for the Wall Motorcycle Procession to Make Stop in Mt. Vernon

MT. VERNON – The annual Run for the Wall motorcycle procession will be coming through Jefferson County Tuesday. They will enter the county on Interstate 64, exit onto Illinois Highway 15, and proceed to the Mt. Vernon Airport, with an expected arrival time around 11 a.m. Everyone is invited to come out and support those

City of Carbondale to Host Annual Memorial Day Service

CARBONDALE – The City of Carbondale will host its annual Memorial Day Service at Woodlawn Cemetery to honor the men and women who paid the ultimate sacrifice defending our nation. On Monday, May 30, at 10:00 a.m., the Carbondale Police Department Honor Guard will begin the service by raising the flag. Then, the 31st Illinois Volunteer

Mt. Vernon Man Sentenced to Prison for January 2020 Stabbing

MT. VERNON – A 31-year-old Mt. Vernon man was sentenced last week in Jefferson County Court to 15 years in prison for the 2020 stabbing of a 34-year-old Mt. Vernon man. Joshua Williams was facing charges of Class X felony armed violence, two counts Class 3 felony aggravated battery and Class 2 felony being a