MARION – As part of the ongoing downtown revitalization efforts, the City of Marion has received $3,000 from State Farm Good Neighbor Citizenship Company Grant. The City of Marion recognizes the potential of art as a catalyst to improve street safety, revitalize public spaces, and bring the community together. To that end, the City has
Three Local Projects to Receive Grant Funding from IDOT to Help Manage Truck Traffic, Economic Growth
SPRINGFIELD – Franklin County, Williamson County and the City of Mt. Vernon are among 21 communities in Illinois that will see part of $7 million to upgrade roads to accommodate local truck traffic, leveraging a total investment of $36 million that will create jobs and boost economic activity. IDOT made the announcement Monday. Franklin County
CARMI – A Thursday morning traffic stop in Carmi led to the arrest of two Crossville residents on several charges. According to Carmi Police, around 10:50 a.m., police stopped a white Buick Riviera in the Rock Bottom parking lot after the car was clocked speeding 66 mph in front of the Dollar General Store. The
MCLEANSBORO – Voters in McLeansboro will choose a new mayor and city council members in today’s Consolidated Election. Ward 1 Alderman Billy Glenn, Ward 2 Alderman Don Cox and Ward 3 Alderman Dale Biggerstaff are not up for reelection for alderman as their terms expire in 2023. In Ward 1, Tom Maulding is running against
WEST CITY – West City Police say a missing man has been found. A Nixle alert was issued shortly after 5 Monday afternoon for 86-year-old Jimmie F. Robinson. He was last seen around 10:30 Monday morning. Another alert was issued around 9:30 Monday night saying Robinson had been found. Police did not say where Robinson
SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Monday reported 2,102 new COVID-19 in Illinois, including 11 additional deaths. Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,258,736 cases, including 21,384 deaths, in Illinois. The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from March 29-April 4 is 3.8%. The preliminary
ULLIN – The Southern Seven Health Department will be holding COVID-19 Vaccinations Clinics this week. Click here to find where you can get your vaccination.
CARBONDALE – April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month across the nation, and the Carbondale Police Department is urging drivers to drop their phones and focus on the road. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, a total of 26,004 people died in U.S. crashes involving a distracted driver between 2012 and 2019. During April, you
CARBONDALE – The Carbondale Fire Department will begin hydrant flushing on Tuesday. Crews will be working weekdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the following intersections: South Illinois and West Grand Avenues, South Oakland Avenue and West Chautauqua Street and South Wall and East Park Streets. Residents may notice a change in water pressure
HARRISBURG – Rides Mass Transit District will be providing transportation to the polls at no cost, to all residents of the RMTD service area for the Illinois municipal elections taking place Tuesday, April 6. Residents will be able to ride to the polls on regular existing routes throughout their county at no cost to them.