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‘Manufacturing Matters’ Tour to Visit Carbondale, Highlight Industry’s Important Role in State and Regional Economy

CARBONDALE – The Illinois Manufacturers’ Association (IMA) will continue its statewide “Manufacturing Matters” tour Wednesday with a stop at Com-Pac International in Carbondale at 10 a.m. to detail the results of a new economic impact study measuring the industry’s significant contributions to the state and local economy. The “Manufacturing Matters” tour is visiting factories, educational

Benton Police Report

BENTON – The following information was released by the Benton Police Department on Friday, September 23, 2022. On September 16, 2022, Benton Police arrested Alyssa B. Burlison, age 31, of Benton for possession of a stolen vehicle. Burlison was charged and transported to the Franklin County Jail for further processing. On September 22, 2022, Benton

Franklin County Sheriff’s Report

BENTON – The following information was released by the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office on Monday, September 26, 2022. 9-15-22 Samantha L. Alverth, age 22, of Thompsonville was ticketed for speeding.9-15-22 Shari N. Long, age 56, of Effingham, IL was ticketed for speeding.9-19-22 Ronald R. Pulliam, age 34, of Herrin was ticketed for no valid drivers