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McLeansboro City Wide Clean Up Set for June 22-25

MCLEANSBORO – The City of McLeansboro will hold City Wide Clean Up June 22 through the 25 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. You may drop off your items at Trade Industries, located at 1610 South Jackson, to coincide with Trade Industries’ Electronic Pick Up. No electronics, no liquid paint, no hazardous liquids (paint, paint

Section of Hamilton County Road 600 East Closed for Road Work

MCLEANSBORO – The Hamilton County Highway Department says County Road 600 East between Walpole Road and Tucker’s Corner Road will be closed starting Thursday and will be closed for three weeks depending on weather conditions. A highway crew will be doing cement stabilization of the soil along with oil and chip overlay. You are encouraged

Music in the Park Begins Friday Night in McLeansboro

MCLEANSBORO – Music in the Park, sponsored by the Hamilton County Chamber of Commerce, kicks off another season Friday night with Ashton Middendorf Music from 6 to 8 p.m. at Greg James Memorial Park in McLeansboro. Officials ask that while at the park that you practice safe social distancing and following CDC and state guidelines

Public Health Officials Announce 982 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Wednesday announced 982 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 97 additional deaths. Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 123,830 cases, including 5,621 deaths, in 101 counties in Illinois. Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported 24,471 specimens for a total of

Public Health Officials Announce 1,614 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Tuesday announced 1,614 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 113 additional deaths.  Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 122,848 cases, including 5,525 deaths, in 101 counties in Illinois. Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported 16,431 specimens for a total of

Mt. Vernon Man Arrested in Connection with Monday Stabbing

MT. VERNON – A 30-year-old Mt. Vernon man who was free on bond in a sexual assault case was arrested Monday in connection with an alleged stabbing in the 1000 block of South 26th. According to Mt. Vernon Police Chief Trent Page, Theodore Jefferson was arrested Monday in connection with the reported stabbing. Page says

IDPH Reports 974 New Cases of Coronavirus Disease Monday

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Monday announced 974 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 23 additional deaths. Currently, IDPH is reporting a total of 121,234 cases, including 5,412 deaths, in 101 counties in Illinois. Within the past 24 hours, laboratories have reported 20,014 specimens for a total of