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
BENTON – Illinois 14 near the Franklin-Hamilton County line will be closed this weekend so a drainage structure can be replaced. According to IDOT, Illinois 14 will be closed between Ewing Road and Meadows Lane, weather permitting, from Friday night at 6 until Monday morning at 6 so this work can be done. You should
BENTON – The Benton Driver Services facility is temporarily closed due to a malfunctioning air conditioner unit. The facility is scheduled to reopen on Tuesday, June 22. In the meantime, customers are encouraged to visit the Marion facility located at 1905 Rendleman Street or the McLeansboro facility located at 1105 E. Randolph St., Ste. 101.
CARMI – The White County Sheriff’s Office says there is a suspect in a shooting that happened south of Grayville Monday afternoon. According to a press release from the sheriff’s office, the name of the suspect was not mentioned but their investigation continues. Sheriff Randy Graves says the sheriff’s office got a 911 call around
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
HARRISBURG – State Senator Dale Fowler will hold development announcements for two-highly anticipated projects in the 59th District Monday. At 10 a.m., Senator Fowler will join with the Friends of Fort Massac for the official announcement of the start of demolition to the old Laidlaw building within Fort Massac State Park in Metropolis. The demolition
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.
MCLEANSBORO – The Hamilton County Board Tuesday night renewed its long-standing agreement with Harre Ambulance Service to provide ambulance service for the next 60 days until the new Hamilton County Ambulance Service gets up and running on Aug. 15. County Board Chairman John Chapman…. Chapman says the new ambulance service, which will be overseen by
MARION – The Williamson County Sheriff’s Office has issued warrants for these two individuals. Anyone with information should call the number listed.
CARRIER MILLS – Carrier Mills will be holding another electronics recycling event Saturday. It will run from 9 a.m. to noon or until the truck is full at the Carrier Mills Municipal Building parking lot on North Mill Street. All TVs, computer monitors and flat screens will cost $10 to be recycled. Due to recycling