BENTON, IL – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers of Rend Lake is partnering with the St. Louis Area Geocachers Association to host this year’s National Public Lands Day Cache In/Trash Out geocaching event on Saturday, September 25th at 10:00 a.m. beginning at the Rend Lake Visitor Center. This will be a community opportunity open
MURPHYSBORO – IDOT says starting Monday, there will be an intersection/lane closure on Illinois 149 (Walnut Street)/Illinois 127 (Fifth Street) in Murphysboro so concrete pavement can be replaced at the intersection. Illinois 149 (Walnut Street) will be reduced to one-way eastbound traffic between Seventh Street and the intersection of Illinois 127/Illinois 13. Westbound traffic on
MT. VERNON – After an inspection, The City of Mt. Vernon has reported that a building housing the Antioch International Assembly is dangerous and dilapidated. The owner of the Antioch International Assembly building called the City Engineer’s Office Monday about a partial floor collapse inside and when inspectors returned Tuesday they found the situation had
MARION – In recent years purchases and rentals of RVs in the U.S. have boomed. In fact, according to the RV Industry Association, RV sales in some areas increased as much as 170 percent during the height of the Pandemic. With more RVs on the road, the need for basic maintenance and care has also
CARMI – The Carmi Kiwanis Club’s Corn Day Event is set for Wednesday, Oct. 6 through Saturday, Oct. 9 in Carmi. There will be something for everyone to enjoy including Carmi’s Got Talent, a corn hole tournament, parade and live music including Confederate Railroad at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 9.
PADUCAH – Next week is Fall Severe Weather Safety and Preparedness Week. The National Weather Service Office in Paducah will be hosting a Facebook Live session on Monday at 7 p.m. to discuss severe weather preparedness. Go to facebook.com/NWSPaducah and post your questions once the live feed begins for a panel of National Weather Service
MARION – The Marion Police Department released the following information on Tuesday, September 21, 2021. Jeffery Clerk, 60, of Marion has been issued citations for Possession of Methamphetamines, 3 counts of Methamphetamine Delivery, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Possession of a Controlled Substance on August 16, 2021 in the area of North McLaren Street. Curtis
HARRISBURG – The Harrisburg City Council will hold a special meeting Thursday morning at 8 at Harrisburg City Hall. According to the agenda, the Council will consider and take action on hiring a deputy treasurer.
MARION – The Marion Police Department Narcotics Unit Monday orchestrated a “Directed Patrol” in conjunction with the MPD Patrol Division and Canine Unit. The directed patrol focused on narcotics interdiction, alcohol and traffic enforcement within the City of Marion. The detail took place between 5 p.m. and 12 a.m. It resulted in 13 arrests and
MT. VERNON – A 35-year-old Mt. Vernon man was sentenced Tuesday in Jefferson County Court to six years in prison after he pleaded guilty to a reduced meth-related charge. Princeton Turner was one of two people arrested in March when the Mt. Vernon Police Department/Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department High-Risk Team executed a search warrant on