ALTO PASS – IDOT says Illinois 127 in Alto Pass will be closed from Chestnut Street to just north of Rhine Road, weather permitting, starting today to facilitate bridge removal, earthwork and pavement reconstruction. Access to Bald Knob Cross, Peach Barn Winery and Alto Pass will be accessible and open to traffic. The road is
CARBONDALE – Carbondale Police are investigating a report of a suspicious solicitation that recently happened in the city. Police say around 9:30 a.m. on July 20, police responded to the 1700 block of Colonial Drive in reference to a report of a suspicious solicitation. Officers learned around 6 p.m. on July 19 that a white
MURPHYSBORO – State Senator Terri Bryant is bringing the Secretary of State’s DMV mobile unit to Murphysboro Wednesday. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., residents can stop by the Mobile DMV Unit at the Davis-McCann Center on Walnut Street to fulfill their DMV needs. Services being provided include renewals to driver’s license, state IDs, license
HARRISBURG – As part of his Summer Bus Tour, State Senator and Republican candidate for Governor Darren Bailey will make a campaign stop in Harrisburg Wednesday. Bailey will be at the Steam Cafe, located at 10 S. Cherry St., from 9 to 10:30 a.m.
MT. VERNON – A 35-year-old Mt. Vernon man was sentenced Thursday in Jefferson County Court to 20 years in prison for his role in the delivery of between 15 and 100 grams of methamphetamine. Antonio Foulks pleaded guilty Thursday to a Class X felony charge of delivery of between 15-100 grams of meth. A Class
HARRISBURG, Ill. (July 22, 2021) – The Southeastern Illinois College 2021 National Champion Forensic Falcons were honored Wednesday, July 21, at the college by Rep. Patrick Windhorst. Rep. Windhorst presented House Resolution 285 of the 102nd Illinois General Assembly to the SIC Forensic Falcons which he prepared and filed after hearing of the team’s recent
CARMI – The City of Carmi will have two planned power outages to tighten connections identified as potential issues during a recent thermal inspection. The planned outages will be from 3 to 4 a.m. on Wednesday, July 28 and Thursday, July 29. The following areas will be affected on Wednesday: residential neighborhoods in Edgewood, Marshall
MCLEANSBORO – The Hamilton County Board Tuesday night approved an ordinance authorizing the transfer of $347,457 of State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds from the American Rescue Plan Act to the Hamilton County Ambulance Service for the purpose of expanding vehicle and equipment capacity. County Board Chairman John Chapman says the new ambulance service has
BENTON – Click here to see the Return to School Plan for Benton Consolidated High School.
MARION – Williamson County Real Estate Tax Bills will be mailed out Friday, July 23. According to Williamson County Treasurer Ashley Gott, this year’s due dates are Aug. 26 and Oct. 14. The treasurer’s office will begin accepting payments on Monday, July 26. Payments may be made in person or through the drive-up at the