MCLEANSBORO – Click here to see the agenda for the Nov. 13 McLeansboro City Council meeting.
MT. VERNON – School leaders at Mt. Vernon Township High School are continuing to expand the facilities available at the school’s new campus. The school recently broke ground on a new operations building on the south side of the campus. MVTHS Superintendent Jeff Fritchtnitch says currently all maintenance and operations vehicles and equipment have to
WEST FRANKFORT – West Frankfort Police are investigating the disappearance of a West Frankfort woman. On Oct. 7, family members of 28-year-old Lauren Elizabeth Pree filed a missing endangered person case with the West Frankfort Police Department. Police say Pree was last seen leaving her home in the 800 block of East St. Louis Street
Voters Choose New Sheriffs, Other Officeholders in Contested Franklin, Hamilton County Races Tuesday
BENTON/MCLEANSBORO – There will be some new faces in Franklin and Hamilton County governments in the new year. Voters in Franklin County Tuesday elected Republican David Bartoni to be sheriff beating incumbent Democrat Don Jones. Republican Steve “Verse” Vercellino was elected Franklin County Treasurer beating incumbent Democrat Keith Jones. Republican J. Larry Miller and Democrat
CARBONDALE – Police in Carbondale need your help in identifying a suspect who allegedly used a credit card unlawfully at several Carbondale and regional businesses. Police say the suspect used the victim’s credit card to buy merchandise. The suspect did this at Papa John’s and at Pinch Penny Liquors in Carbondale. These fraudulent purchases happened
THOMPSONVILLE – Three Benton residents were taken into custody after Franklin County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a 911 call just after 8 Monday morning from the residents of a rural Thompsonville home who had interrupted a burglary at their home. Sheriff Don Jones says 40-year-old Jason L. Morris, 38-year-old Phillip R. Gower and 39-year-old Lola