BENTON – Click here to see the Franklin County Sheriff’s Report that was released on Monday, Feb. 8, 2021.
BENTON – The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for full-time and part-time E-911 dispatch. You must be 18 years of age to apply, have a high school diploma or equivalent and possess a valid driver’s license. Applications can be picked up at the sheriff’s office on East Main in Benton. The deadline to
HURST – Two people are recovering following a one-vehicle accident in Franklin County early Sunday morning. According to Illinois State Police, 27-year-old Travis Minton of Herrin was driving his car south on Illinois 149 at St. Louis Lane north of Hurst when he lost control, left the roadway and overturned. Minton and his passenger, 25-year-old
MT. VERNON – Two Mt. Vernon men were taken into custody on drug charges Friday by the Mt. Vernon Police Department/Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office High Risk Team. A knock-and-announce search warrant was served for 40-year-old Lamar Williams at 609 S. 22nd St. as part of an on-going narcotic investigation in the area. After the residence
SPRINGFIELD – 2,060 new COVID-19 cases and 48 additional deaths were reported Sunday by the Illinois Department of Public Health. Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,146,341 cases, including 19,633 deaths, in in Illinois. The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from Jan. 31–Feb. 6 is 3.4%. The
WEST CITY – West City Police Thursday afternoon arrested a man after receiving a 911 call about the man firing a firearm in the northeast corner of the Walmart parking lot. Police Chief Joseph Moyers says officers responded to the area around 4:45 p.m. and located a vehicle that matched the description given from the
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Mike Bost (IL-12) Thursday announced his committee assignments for the 117th Congress. Bost will serve as the lead Republican on the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs and as a member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. “I am honored to announce that I will continue to serve on both
MT. VERNON – Click here to see the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Report that was released on Friday, Feb. 5, 2021.