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Electronic Recycling Event Saturday in Carrier Mills

CARRIER MILLS – The first electronic recycling event of year in Carrier Mills will take place tomorrow at the Municipal Building parking lot on North Mill Street. The event will run from 9 a.m. until noon or until the truck is full. If you plan to participate, you will need to follow social distancing guidelines

Bost Endorses Diederich for Williamson County Sheriff

MARION – Jeff Diederich’s campaign for Williamson County Sheriff received a big boost Thursday as Congressman Mike Bost formally endorsed his campaign. Bost stated in his letter of endorsement, “Jeff is a man of integrity with strong work ethic and motivation, which have helped him develop and operate businesses with progressively successful results and a

IDPH Thursday Reported 3,581 New COVID-19 Cases in Illinois

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Thursday reported 3,581 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois, including 40 additional deaths. Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,292,515 cases, including 21,609 deaths, in Illinois. The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from April 8-14 is 4.2%. The preliminary

Royalton Man Wanted for Aggravated Domestic Battery

BENTON – The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office is seeking information regarding the whereabouts of a Royalton man identified as a suspect in an aggravated domestic battery that happened Monday evening in Royalton. Sheriff David Bartoni says if you know where 37-year-old Jacob R. Minton can be found, call the sheriff’s office at 438-4841.