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City of Carmi Electronics Recycling Event September 25

CARMI – The City of Carmi will host an electronics recycling event for Carmi and White County residents on Saturday, September 25, from 9 a.m. to noon at 520 North 3rd Street in Carmi. Due to COVID-19 CJD E-Cycling is requiring the following safety procedures: Materials to be recycled must be in the hatchback area

‘Veterans on Parade’ Set for Saturday in Marion

MARION – Saturday marks 20 years since the 9/11 attacks in New York, at the Pentagon and in Shanksville, PA. With that said, the 17th annual “Veterans on Parade” takes place Saturday along Main Street in Marion. Ed Davis, President of the Veterans on Parade organization, says they started this parade to showcase veterans, honor

McLeansboro Fall Festival Starts Thursday

MCLEANSBORO – The McLeansboro Fall Festival, sponsored by the McLeansboro Kiwanis Club, gets underway Thursday and runs through Saturday with live music, carnival rides, delicious food and much more. Jerry Prince, entertainment chairman for this year’s event, mentions who’ll be performing. Each concert is free and will be at 7 p.m. in downtown McLeansboro.

Pre-K Screenings Set for September 20 at SIC in Harrisburg

HARRISBURG – Wabash Ohio Valley Special Education District will be conducting free prekindergarten screenings Monday, Sept. 20 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in Southeastern Illinois College’s Learning Commons located in A building in Harrisburg.  The screenings take about 45 minutes and include hearing, vision, speech, language and coordination tests. Head Start personnel will be

Mt. Vernon Man Arrested and Sentenced on Drug and Gun Charges

MT. VERNON – A 53-year-old Mt. Vernon man was charged Thursday morning in Jefferson County Court with being an armed habitual criminal following a High Risk Team operation Wednesday morning. Anthony Dennis was arrested when around 6:30 Wednesday morning the Mt. Vernon Police Department/Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department High Risk Team served a knock and announce