CARMI – The Carmi Kiwanis Club’s Corn Day Event is set for Wednesday, Oct. 6 through Saturday, Oct. 9 in Carmi. There will be something for everyone to enjoy including Carmi’s Got Talent, a corn hole tournament, parade and live music including Confederate Railroad at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 9.
PADUCAH – Next week is Fall Severe Weather Safety and Preparedness Week. The National Weather Service Office in Paducah will be hosting a Facebook Live session on Monday at 7 p.m. to discuss severe weather preparedness. Go to facebook.com/NWSPaducah and post your questions once the live feed begins for a panel of National Weather Service
MARION – The Marion Police Department released the following information on Tuesday, September 21, 2021. Jeffery Clerk, 60, of Marion has been issued citations for Possession of Methamphetamines, 3 counts of Methamphetamine Delivery, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Possession of a Controlled Substance on August 16, 2021 in the area of North McLaren Street. Curtis
HARRISBURG – The Harrisburg City Council will hold a special meeting Thursday morning at 8 at Harrisburg City Hall. According to the agenda, the Council will consider and take action on hiring a deputy treasurer.
MARION – The Marion Police Department Narcotics Unit Monday orchestrated a “Directed Patrol” in conjunction with the MPD Patrol Division and Canine Unit. The directed patrol focused on narcotics interdiction, alcohol and traffic enforcement within the City of Marion. The detail took place between 5 p.m. and 12 a.m. It resulted in 13 arrests and
HERRIN – The Herrin Police Department released the following information on Tuesday, September 21, 2021. Vincent P. Riddle Age 29Arrested on 09-07-21 for possession of methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia. Cathy L. Jackson Age 56From: Herrin, ILArrested on 09-09-21 for domestic battery. Garrett R. King Age 25From: Herrin, ILArrested on 09-10-21 for driving while
MCLEANSBORO – McLeansboro Mayor Chad May will hold a Town Hall meeting Saturday from 4 to 6 p.m. at the McLeansboro Union Hall on West Market Street. The mayor will be sharing information and answering questions you may have about what’s going on in the city, what his vision is and where the city can
DESOTO – A section of Illinois 149/Hurst Road in Desoto will be closed starting next week for railroad crossing repairs. According to IDOT, starting Monday morning at 8, crews from the Canadian National Railway will be performing repairs on the railroad crossing near the US 51/North Chestnut and Illinois 149/Hurst Road intersection in Desoto. Work
BENTON – The following information was released by the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office on Monday, September 20, 2021. 9-10-21 April L. Williams age 48 of West Frankfort was ticketed for speeding.9-10-21 Zachary L. Staggs age 20 of Royalton was ticketed for failure to drive on the right side of the roadway.9-10-21 Ryan L. Beavers age
MARION – The following information was released by the Marion Police Department on Friday, September 17, 2021. Nicole Lydiksen, 33, of Marion has been arrested for Possession of a Controlled Substance in the area of North Van Buren St. and West McDonald Street on September 10, 2021. Thomas McKee, 21, of Marion has been issued