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Severn Files House Resolution Honoring Candy Cane Lane Creator

SPRINGFIELD – State Representative Dave Severin of Benton has filed a House Resolution honoring the man who started a much-loved holiday tradition in southern Illinois.   House Resolution 960 will honor Tim Murphy of West Frankfort, well known for creating Candy Cane Lane where five blocks of homes are transformed into a holiday wonderland.  Murphy died

Bail Set for Woodlawn Man Facing Meth Charge

MT. VERNON – Bail has been set at $40,000 for a 35-year-old Woodlawn man arrested Monday by Mt. Vernon Police for the delivery of methamphetamine. Matthew Carlile was arrested on a Jefferson County warrant issued last Wednesday charging him with Class 2 felony distribution of less than 5 grams of meth. He was located Monday