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Johnston City Man Sentenced to Prison for Possessing Meth

MARION – A Johnston City man recently pleaded guilty to Possession of Methamphetamine – a Class X felony – and was sentenced in Williamson County to 12 years in state prison. According to Williamson County State’s Attorney Brandon Zanotti, 38-year-old Timony E. Long was arrested for possessing 114 grams of meth following a traffic stop

Carmi Man Heading to Prison for Domestic Battery

CARMI – A Carmi man was sentenced in White County Court Thursday to state prison on a domestic battery charge. According to White County State’s Attorney Denton Aud, 42-year-old James Robert Cartmill was sentenced to three years in state prison with four years of mandatory supervised release for domestic battery, a Class 4 felony. Aud

Fort Massac Encampment Returns This Weekend

METROPOLIS – The popular Fort Massac Encampment will return to Fort Massac State Park in Metropolis this weekend.  For nearly 50 years, the encampment festival has provided visitors with a chance to experience what life was like at Fort Massac during the 18th and early 19th centuries. The fort served as a frontier outpost along

Shots Fired on East Chestnut in Carbondale Tuesday Night

CARBONDALE – Shots were reportedly fired in the 400 block of East Chestnut Street in Carbondale Tuesday night. According to Carbondale Police, officers responded to the area and did not find anyone injured. Officers found property damage to a home. Police continue to investigate the incident. Anyone with information about this incident should contact Carbondale