MT. VERNON, IL — The Jefferson County Sheriff is having new flooring installed in the County Clerk & Recording Office and would like to alert the public of a gap in services this month. The 30-year-old carpet will be replaced between Sept. 9th–20th. Because of this, Connie Simmons, the County Clerk & Recorder, has asked
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
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 – 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.
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 – A Fairfield man was arrested last Tuesday after a report of a man looking in mailboxes brought sheriff’s deputies to an area of Jefferson County. It turned out he was wanted for shooting at police in Wayne County the previous day. On Monday, August 30th at approximately 10:43 p.m., Wayne County Detective
WALTONVILLE – The American Red Cross is once again teaming up with the family of Josh Melton to host a blood drive in his memory Friday from 12-5p.m. at Waltonville High School. Josh was 20 years old when he died in January of 2019 from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident. He loved hunting, fishing,
CARMI – Republic Services has informed the City of Carmi that they have now decided to run a regular trash pickup schedule next week. Trash will be picked up on your regular day the week of September 6.
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
CARMI – The City of Carmi is getting a jump start on announcing when Trick-or-Treating will take place there next month. According to Mayor Jeff Pollard, Trick-or-Treating hours will run from 4 to 8 p.m. on Sunday, October 31. Trick-or-Treaters should only visit those homes with porch lights turned on. Drivers should use extra caution