Eldorado Man Injured in Monday Crash in Saline County

ELDORADO – Two people were involved in a two-vehicle crash in Saline County Monday morning. Illinois State Police say around 9:40, 61-year-old William R. Howard of Eldorado was driving his pickup truck east on US 45 approaching the intersection on Illinois 142 when for unknown reasons he failed to stop at the stop light on

Three Recently Arrested on Various Charges in Saline County

HARRISBURG – Saline County deputies over the weekend arrested three people on various charges Thirty-seven-year-old Rex H. McMillian of Eldorado was arrested Saturday for failure to appear on unlawful possession of a methamphetamine precursor and failure to appear on two counts of domestic battery (enhanced). McMillian posted $2,150 bond and was released. Thirty-five-year-old of McLeansboro

Rend Lake Project Master Plan Workshop Set for Tonight

BENTON – You’re invited to attend a workshop the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is putting on tonight regarding the Rend Lake Project Master Plan. It will run from 5 to 7 at the Rend Lake Visitors Center in Benton. The Master Plan addresses outdoor recreation and environmental stewardship activities happening on lands owned by

West Frankfort to Seek Grant for Sewer Improvements

WEST FRANKFORT – The West Frankfort City Council will hold a public meeting tonight at 6:30 at City Hall regarding the application for a community development block grant. The grant is for sewer infrastructure improvements to a small area of West Frankfort around Monroe Street. Following the public meeting, the city council will meet for

Benton Changing Policy on Water Disconnect Notices

BENTON – The city of Benton will be putting into place new procedures regarding customers who have received waster disconnect notices beginning Jan. 1. Customers who receive disconnect notices will be required to pay the total amount due on the disconnect notice to avoid shutoff of water service.

Wasson Man Faces Gun Charges

WASSON – A Wasson man was arrested for weapon offenses after Saline County deputies executed a search warrant at his home located at 2510 Wasson Road in Harrisburg Thursday afternoon. According to the Saline County Sheriff’s Office, 43-year-old Daniel M. Curry is charged with possession of a stolen firearm and unlawful possession of a weapon

Marion Man Arrested Again on Drug-related Charges

MARION – Marion Police conducted another search warrant at a home in the 1000 block of East Reeves Wednesday and arrested a man who was taken into custody in September on drug-related charges and who has been identified by police as a cocaine distributor. Detectives recovered from the home cocaine, cannabis, illegally possessed prescription medication,