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Pedestrian Killed in Wednesday Night Crash in Bonnie

BONNIE – The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a crash Wednesday night near Bonnie that resulted in the death of a pedestrian. According to Sheriff Jeff Bullard, around 10:47 p.m. deputies responded to a single-vehicle crash on Illinois Highway 37 just north of Bonnie. When the first deputy arrived on the scene he reportedly

Mt. Vernon Police Investigating Shots Fired Call

MT. VERNON – A 29-year-old Mt. Vernon man was arrested for Aggravated Battery surrounding an incident that the police department is investigating involving a Mt. Vernon woman who was reportedly shot Saturday morning. Simon Taylor was arrested after the MVPD got an anonymous caller reporting multiple gunshots in the area of the 2500 block of

Tree Trimming Begins in Carmi

CARMI – Over the course of the next few months, the City of Carmi Street and Alley Department will be trimming tree limbs from alleys.  Crews will make piles as they go. They will be picked up at the end of each week.  The City of Carmi regrets any inconvenience.