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Herrin Police Report

HERRIN – The Herrin Police Department released the following information on Tuesday, September 21, 2021. Vincent P. Riddle Age 29Arrested on 09-07-21 for possession of methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia. Cathy L. Jackson Age 56From: Herrin, ILArrested on 09-09-21 for domestic battery. Garrett R. King Age 25From: Herrin, ILArrested on 09-10-21 for driving while

Gibson Found Guilty of Father’s Murder

MT. VERNON – Jefferson County jurors on Monday found a 31-year-old Mt. Vernon man guilty of murdering his father after a few hours of deliberation in the 2020 Jefferson County case. Traviel Gibson was found guilty of first-degree murder for the May 13, 2020, shooting death of his father Sam Joseph Gibson, III. In addition

McLeansboro Mayor to Hold Town Hall Meeting Saturday

MCLEANSBORO – McLeansboro Mayor Chad May will hold a Town Hall meeting Saturday from 4 to 6 p.m. at the McLeansboro Union Hall on West Market Street. The mayor will be sharing information and answering questions you may have about what’s going on in the city, what his vision is and where the city can

Veterans Honor Flight to Resume Flying September 28

MARION – Veterans Honor Flight of Southern Illinois has announced that Flight 7 will transport 87 of our area’s honored veterans to Washington D.C. on Tuesday, September 28, 2021. Originally planned for May 5, 2020, Flight 7 has been postponed several times due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. With the latest guidance from the CDC