CARMI – Hamilton Memorial Carmi Family Clinic is pleased to welcome Certified Family Nurse Practitioner, Danielle Baker. Danielle completed her LPN and RN degrees at Southeastern Illinois College in Harrisburg, IL. She then worked as a RN at Harrisburg Medical Center for 7 years as she continued with her education. She completed her Bachelors of Science in

Human Bones Found by Hunters in Jackson County Identified

MURPHYSBORO – The Jackson County Sheriff’s Office says the human remains found by hunters in the woods on North Marion Street in Carbondale have been identified. Officials say the Illinois State Police Crime Lab identified the remains has 41-year-old Durelle Davis. Davis, formerly of Chicago, lived locally in the area. Hunters contacted the sheriff’s department

Work Release Escapee Sought in Wayne County

FAIRFIELD – The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office, the Fairfield Police Department and U.S. Marshal Service are actively searching for a 32-year-old man they say escaped from work release. Eric B. Willett had been serving a 5-year sentence out of Wayne County for possession of methamphetamine and has a history of aggravated battery and possession of

Child Detained for Making Threat to Z-R Grade School, Family Member

ZEIGLER – A 12-year-old child was taken into into detention Wednesday morning for making a threat to the Zeigler-Roylaton Grade School and to a family member. Franklin County State’s Attorney Evan Owens says the case is being investigated by the Franklin County Sheriff’s Department and the Zeigler-Royalton School District. All threats to school safety are

Windhorst Files Illinois Anti-Infanticide Act Legislation

METROPOLIS – Constituents in the 118th district and across Illinois have watched in horror over the last few weeks as states like New York, Virginia, and Rhode Island have enacted or proposed legislation essentially legalizing abortion at any point during the pregnancy, even at the time of labor. 118th District State Rep. Patrick Windhorst is