MARION – The Marion City Council Monday night approved an ordinance increasing fire department nonresident fees for department service. According to the ordinance, any nonresident of the city who receives service from the city fire department personnel and city emergency equipment, including the “jaws of life”, while within the corporate limits of the city shall
ELDORADO – Ferrell Hospital in Eldorado says the walk-in COVID-19 vaccine clinic set for Friday at College Heights Baptist Church in Eldorado will take place as scheduled from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. However, the Johnson & Johnson vaccine will not be offered as previously planned. Instead the number of Moderna vaccines will be increased
SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Tuesday reported 3,193 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois, including 17 additional deaths. Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,285,398 cases, including 21,540 deaths, in Illinois. The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from April 6-12 is 4.3%. The preliminary
BENTON – The Benton City Council Monday Night approved two projects for Benton Municipal Airport. Public Property Commissioner Ian Zane Perkins says the city recently got approval from IDOT for both projects. One involves remarking the runway. Perkins mentions how much this project is going to cost. The other project involves rehabbing the main ramp
BENTON – The City of Benton says starting Wednesday, the Benton Water Department will close Wastena Street from South Main to Wilson Street for water line installation. It will be closed from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.
SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Monday reported 2,433 new COVID-19 cases in Illinois, including 18 additional deaths. Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,282,205 cases, including 21,523 deaths, in Illinois. The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from April 5-11 is 4.4%. The preliminary
MCLEANSBORO – The McLeansboro City Council will meet tonight at 6 in the courtroom at the Hamilton County Courthouse. Council members are set to discuss and possibly act on the April pay request for the water tower project and a change order for the project, submitting a full application to USDA Rural Development for the
BENTON – Click here to see the Franklin County Sheriff’s Report that was released on Monday, April 12.
CARMI – The Egyptian Health Department is partnering with the Illinois National Guard to host a 700 single dose Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) vaccination clinic today at the Floral Hall in Carmi. All Illinois residents 18+ will be eligible to receive this vaccine. Walk-ins are welcome.