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White County Sheriff Announces Illinois Sheriffs’ Association Scholarship Applications Now Available

CARMI – White County Sheriff Doug Meier says the sheriff’s department will be awarding one $500 Illinois Sheriffs’ Association Scholarship this year. This scholarship is part of $58,000 in college scholarships that will be awarded by the Illinois Sheriff’s Association to students in Illinois wishing to pursue higher education during the 2021-22 academic year. The

Two Injured in Wednesday Morning Crash on I-64 in Wayne County

WAYNE CITY – Two people were injured following a two-vehicle crash on I-64 in Wayne County Wednesday morning. According to Illinois State Police, at 8:20 a.m., 56-year-old Cary Jackson-Kallemback of Dahlgren and 42-year-old Tosha Swink of St. Louis were both driving in the right lane east on I-64 at milepost 101 when Jackson-Kallemback entered the

Four Injured in Monday Afternoon Crash in Franklin County

BENTON – Four people were involved in a two-vehicle crash in Franklin County Monday afternoon. According to Franklin County Sheriff David Bartoni, the crash happened at 1:30 p.m. on Logan Road just south of Illinois 149 between West Frankfort and Thompsonville. Sheriff Bartoni says a vehicle driven by a 16-year-old juvenile crested a hill in

Illinois Sheriffs’ Association Scholarship Applications Now Available

BENTON – Franklin County Sheriff David Bartoni says the sheriff’s department will be awarding one $500 Illinois Sheriffs’ Association Scholarship this year. This scholarship is part of $58,000 in college scholarships that will be awarded by the Illinois Sheriff’s Association to students in Illinois wishing to pursue higher education during the 2021-22 academic year. The

Hamilton County Board Set to Meet Tonight

MCLEANSBORO – The Hamilton County Board is set to meet tonight at 6 at the courthouse in McLeansboro. The board is set to get a COVID-19 Vaccine update from the Hamilton County Health Department and an update regarding the ambulance service from County Board member Chad May. The board is also expected to re-appoint Jeff

IDPH Reported 3,385 New COVID-19 Cases in Illinois Monday

SPRINGFIELD – 3,385 new COVID-19 cases including 50 additional deaths were reported Monday by the Illinois Department of Public Health Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 1,072,214 cases, including 18,258 deaths, in Illinois. The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from Jan. 11-17 is 5.9 percent. The preliminary