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Herrin Police Report

HERRIN – The following information was released by the Herrin Police Department on Tuesday, December 6, 2022. Thomas E. Biggs II Age 36From: Herrin, ILArrested on 11-23-22 for obstructing identification. Trevor L. Owens Age 25From: Herrin, ILArrested on 11-25-22 for driving while suspended. Tracy L. Drew Age 53From: Herrin, ILArrested on 11-25-22 for driving while

Sesser Awarded USDA Grant to Rehab City Hall

SESSER – Sesser Mayor Jason Ashmore announced on the City of Sesser Facebook page Tuesday that Sesser has been awarded a $33,000 USDA Community Facilities grant to go towards rehabbing City Hall. Mayor Ashmore says City Hall is in desperate need of repairs including its roof, windows, HVAC system and more. The mayor thanked USDA

Franklin County Sheriff’s Report

BENTON – The following information was released by the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office on Monday, December 5, 2022. 11-25-22 Brandon M. Vaughn age 30 of West Frankfort was ticketed for having an expired registration sticker.11-26-22 Roy E. Duke age 65 of West Frankfort was ticketed for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.11-29-22 Madison

New Sheriffs Take Over in Franklin, White County

BENTON/CARMI – Franklin County and White County swore in new sheriffs Thursday. Jordan Weiss was sworn in as White County Sheriff in Carmi. Sheriff Weiss replaces Sheriff Randy Graves who retired Wednesday after serving the last 18 months as sheriff. Graves was with the sheriff’s office for 32 years. Kyle Bacon, who won last month’s

Diederich Sworn In as Williamson County Sheriff

MARION – Jeff Diederich was sworn in Thursday as Williamson County’s new Sheriff. The ceremony was held in the Williamson County Courthouse surrounded by family, friends, supporters, and representatives of State, County, and Municipal Law Enforcement Agencies. After the ceremony Sheriff Diederich stated, “It is an honor to serve the citizens of Williamson County as