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Herrin Police Report

HERRIN – The following information was released by the Herrin Police Department on Tuesday, August 10, 2021. Jessica R. Messina Age 43From: Marion, ILArrested 07-27-21 on a warrant. Shawn M. Hunter Age 41From: Marion, ILArrested on 07-27-21 for driving while suspended and operating uninsured vehicle. Haley R. McKnight Age 20From: Hurst, ILArrested on 07-28-21 for

One Injured in Early Sunday Morning Shooting in Carbondale

CARBONDALE – Carbondale Police are investigating an early Sunday morning shooting. According to Carbondale Police, officers heard gunshots being fired in the area of the 600 block of South Illinois Avenue around 2:20 a.m. Officers saw a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed northbound from the area traveling to Memorial Hospital of Carbondale.

Fort Massac Shower House Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Held Monday

METROPOLIS – State Senator Dale Fowler (R-Harrisburg) joined Colleen Callahan, the Director of the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, for the official ribbon cutting of the new shower house facility within the Fort Massac campgrounds on August 9. The new 8-unit campground facility was made possible through a grant awarded by the Illinois Department of

Marion Police Report

MARION – The Marion Police Department released the following information on Monday, August 9, 2021. Zoremoreyon Moore, 18, of Marion has been issued citations for Criminal Trespass to Property, Possession of a Look Alike Controlled Substance and Burglary of a Motor Vehicle in the 1900 block of Rendleman Street on August 6, 2021. Two juveniles

Franklin County Sheriff’s Report

BENTON – The following information was released by the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office on Monday, August 9, 2021. 7-29-21 Victoria J. Johnson age 73 of West Frankfort was ticketed for speeding.7-29-21 Michael A. Gauch age 54 of Harrisburg was ticketed for speeding.7-29-21 Faith A. Manning age 53 of Benton was ticketed for speeding.7-29-21 Shirley M.

Motorists Should Be Prepared for Reduced Speed Limit on I-24 Westbound at Paducah As Early as Tuesday Afternoon, Aug. 10

PADUCAH, Ky. (Aug. 9, 2021) – Motorists and truckers traveling Interstate 24 westbound in the immediate Paducah area should be prepared to encounter a reduced speed limit starting as early as Tuesday afternoon, August 10, 2021. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) plans to reduce the westbound speed limit from 65 to 55 miles per hour starting near

Williamson County Sheriff Seeking Felony Theft Suspect’s Identity

MARION – The sheriff in Williamson County needs your help in attempting to identify a male suspect allegedly involved in a felony theft that happened in Marion last Tuesday. Sheriff Bennie Vick says if you have any information about the suspect to contact the sheriff’s office at 997-6541 or Williamson County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-414-TIPS.

Maunie Man Sentenced to IDOC on Two Separate Charges

CARMI – A Maunie man was sentenced in White County Court Monday to the Illinois Department of Corrections on two separate charges. According to White County State’s Attorney Denton Aud, 38-year-old Randall L. Flowers will spend three years in IDOC with one year of mandatory supervised release for Unlawful Use of Property – a Class

Marion Police Report

MARION – The following information was released by the Marion Police Department on Thursday, August 5, 2021. Jason Francis, 31, of Golconda has been arrested for Possession of a Stolen Vehicle and Unlawful Use of a Weapon by a Felon on August 1, 2021 in the areas of North Van Buren Street and West Patrick