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Part of Cedar Grove Road in Marion to Be Resurfaced Monday

MARION – The Williamson County Highway Department says traffic on Cedar Grove Road in Marion will be reduced to one lane during the day Monday for resurfacing from Route 37 to Pease Road. Traffic control and flagmen will be in place to direct you through the work zone. Use caution though the work zone.

Search for Illegal Drugs at McLeansboro Home Leads to Two Arrests

MCLEANSBORO – Two McLeansboro residents are facing drug-related charges after the McLeansboro Police Department and Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office served a knock and announce search warrant at a home on Blooming Grove Road in McLeansboro Thursday. According to a press release from McLeansboro Police, the search warrant was obtained by the McLeansboro Police Department after

Marion Police Report

MARION – The following information was released by the Marion Police Department on Thursday, September 23, 2021. Robert Bock, 25, of West Frankfort has been arrested for Aggravated Assault and Armed Robbery in the 1800 block of Bittle Place on September 17, 2021. Diana Allison, 36, of Marion has been issued citation for Possession of

Southern Illinois COVID-19 Information

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS – Click on the links below to see the latest COVID-19 information from our local health departments.  Egyptian Health Department Franklin-Williamson Bi-County Health Department Hamilton County Health Department Jackson County Health Department Jefferson County Health Department Perry County Health Department Southern Seven Health Department Illinois Department of Public Health

Fall Craft and Vendor Fair Saturday in Mulkeytown

WEST FRANKFORT – The 9th annual Fall Craft and Vendor Fair takes place Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the West Frankfort Historical District, located at 2130 Schoolhouse Road in Mulkeytown. Some amazing crafters and vendors will be there selling their wares and sharing information about their small businesses. Breakfast will be served

Catskin Days Begins Tonight in Carrier Mills

CARRIER MILLS – Catskin Days gets underway tonight and runs through Saturday in Carrier Mills. The carnival will run tonight from 6 to 10 p.m. The beauty pageant is set for 6 p.m. Gospel singing starts at 7 p.m. The raffle drawing is at 8 p.m. On Friday, the carnival will run from 6 to

City of McLeansboro City-wide Cleanup Set for October 4-7

MCLEANSBORO – The City of McLeansboro will have a City-Wide Cleanup the week of Oct. 4-7. All materials for discard should be brought to the dumpsters at the Light Plant located at 312 West Market Street between 7:45 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., Monday through Wednesday and until 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 7. Cleanup will