UPDATED 12:42 PM HERRIN – Herrin Police are currently investigating a report of shots fired that happened shortly after 6:30 Tuesday night in the Herrin City Park. Police say the shots were fired by an unknown suspect or suspects. No injuries have been reported, but officers did find two firearms and shell casings. Police have
MT. VERNON – IDOT says there will be a road closure on Illinois 37/South 10th Street at the Evansville Western Railway crossing just south of Casey Avenue and the Jefferson County Jail in Mt. Vernon next week. Beginning Monday at 8 a.m. and concluding on Friday, June 25, at 7 p.m., crews from the Evansville
JONESBORO – After 34 years of service to Union County, the sheriff there is retiring. In a press release posted on the Union County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page, Sheriff Scott Harvel says the decision to retire has been a very difficult decision for him to make, but with the recent passing of the Police and
CARMI – The Illinois State Police Division of Criminal Investigation-Zone 8 is investigating a shooting that allegedly happened in the 1900 block of County Road 2400 North in Grayville Monday afternoon. According to ISP, a vehicle that was suspected to have been associated with the shooting was found by local police agencies in the Mt.
BENTON – The City of Benton and Republic Services will be hosting a Curbside Cleanup next week. Click here to see a list of what will and won’t be accepted. If you have any questions, contact Benton City Hall.
HARRISBURG, Illinois (June 15, 2021) — Southeastern Illinois College has announced the President’s and Vice President’s lists for the spring 2021 semester. To be eligible for the President’s and Vice President’s lists, students must take a total of six credit hours in the summer and 12 credit hours during the fall and spring semesters, in
HERRIN – The following information was released by the Herrin Police Department on Tuesday, June 15, 2021. Trisha A. Heater Age 26From: Carterville, ILArrested on 05/26/21 for no valid drivers license. Chelsea L. Phillips Age 31From: Marion, ILArrested on 05/26/21 for theft. William B. McKinney Age 41From: Herrin, ILArrested on 05/26/21 for battery and criminal
MARION – The following information was released by the Marion Police Department on Tuesday, June 15, 2021. Dennis Ward, 49, of Marion has been issued citations for Driving While License Suspended, Operating an Uninsured Motor Vehicle and Possession of Cannabis in the 1300 block of West Main Street on June 11, 2021. Payton Gurley, 35,
BENTON – The following information was released by the Benton Police Department on Monday, June 14, 2021. On June 10th, 2021 at approximately 12:21 a.m. Benton Police observed a suspicious male suspect in the 1100 block of North Main Street. Upon investigation, police arrested Grey Abbott, age 43, of Benton for unlawful possession of drug
MARION, IL — On Monday evening, June 14, 2021 at the Marion Cultural and Civic Center, the City Council met for a regular meeting and conducted their normal business. At the conclusion of the regular meeting, Mayor Mike Absher introduced each member of the Council who gave an update of their department including what they