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Historic aircraft comes to Mt. Vernon

MT. VERNON - Aviation lovers and history buffs will get the chance to ride in a flying museum next week at Mt. Vernon Airport. From Sept. 28 to Oct. 1, the airport will host the "Fly on the Ford" event where the public can ride in a restored 1929 Ford Tri-Motor airliner. The plane, nicknamed the "Ti

REGISTER-NEWS - 2017-09-21 19:13:00

Tucker pleads guilty to drug-induced homicide

MT. VERNON - A 25-year-old man pleaded guilty Tuesday to drug-induced homicide and drug delivery and was sentenced to 20 years in prison. Khirece D. Tucker of Mt. Vernon admitted to selling heroin that caused a man's death on Nov. 29, 2016. The victim died of an overdose of fentanyl, a substance use

REGISTER-NEWS - 2017-09-19 22:27:00

Mt. Vernon man wins fishing finale

WHITTINGTON - Greg Mullins of Mt. Vernon won the T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League Illini Division tournament Sunday at Rend Lake. He won the two-day event with a cumulative catch of 10 bass weighing 28 pounds, 10 ounces, according to a press release. He was awarded $4,869 for the victory. "There w

REGISTER-NEWS - 2017-09-19 23:38:00

OHS Class of 87 Reunion This Saturday

Okawville High School Class of 1987 will be getting together Saturday, September 23 at RBM Golf Course. The reunion is scheduled for 6 p.m. inside the restaurant. Okawville High School Class of 1987 will be getting together Saturday, September 23 at RBM Golf Course. The reunion is scheduled for 6 p.

OKAWVILLETIMES.COM - 2017-09-22 18:59:00

He's getting $4,500 a month, so prosecutor says OD suspect doesn't need free lawyer

An Okawville man convicted of lying to police who were investigating an overdose death shouldn't have a public defender because he's getting $4,500 per month from a settlement or annuity, according to the prosecutor. The defendant, Shane Lindsay, was scheduled to be sentenced Thursday. A Washington

NEWS-DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-21 21:56:00

Pet Owners: Tips to Maintain a Beautiful Home

(StatePoint) For all the companionship pets provide, it's fair to admit that they can mess up a clean, tidy home pretty quickly. But rather than sequester furry loved ones to certain rooms of the house or simply submit to the chaos, you can follow a few savvy tips to keep your home fresh with less w

OKAWVILLETIMES.COM - 2017-09-22 05:00:00

Fall in Love with Greater Fort Lauderdale

(NewsUSA) - Travelers may think of summer and beach activities when they think of Florida, but Greater Fort Lauderdale takes its relaxing vibe into the fall season. With options for off-season savings, visitors can enjoy a VIP experience for less and make the most of a fall visit to the destination,

OKAWVILLETIMES.COM - 2017-09-21 13:51:40

Real Talk -- When Was The Last Time You Enjoyed Your Business Trip?

(NewsUSA) -It's hard to believe that 2017 is more than halfway over and that fall is in the air. With that, life starts to speed up as kids head back to school, holidays loom just around the corner, and you may find yourself traveling for work a bit more in the coming months as companies try to wrap

OKAWVILLETIMES.COM - 2017-09-20 19:34:47

New Resources Critical for Stroke Recovery

(NewsUSA) - The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (AHA/ASA), the world's leading voluntary organization dedicated to building healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke has developed new stroke rehabilitation tools for healthcare professionals and clinical provi

OKAWVILLETIMES.COM - 2017-09-20 19:31:32

Alyssa Lohmann Crowned Fair Queen

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OKAWVILLETIMES.COM - 2017-09-20 14:00:00

Washington, Perry Counties Partner in Anti-Drug Efforts

Perry County Sheriff Steve Bareis, and Washington County Sheriff Danny Bradac are pleased to announced that they are joining forces in the fight against drugs in the two counties. The two counties joined together through a mutual aid agreement to form the Perry Washington County Anti-crime and Drug

OKAWVILLETIMES.COM - 2017-09-19 20:45:00

McElveen pleads guilty to child assault

MT. VERNON - Garrett McElveen pleaded guilty Tuesday to sexually assaulting a child under the age of 13. McElveen, 29, of Opdyke, entered an open plea to three counts of predatory criminal sexual assault of a child, a Class X felony. Additional charges of predatory criminal sexual assault of a child

REGISTER-NEWS - 2017-09-19 21:30:00

Active duty O'Fallon airman dies after shooting himself in park, police say

Two park visitors witnessed a 42-year-old active duty O'Fallon airman shoot and kill himself around 5 p.m. Monday at Village Park in New Baden, according to police. A post from the New Baden Police Department on Tuesday noted the shooting was also captured on a bus security camera as it was parked i

NEWS-DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-20 15:41:00

Death now investigated as a homicide

Several hours after press time on Wednesday, Fayette County Coroner Bruce Bowen announced that the death of a rural Brownstown man is now being investigated by his office and the Illinois State Police as a homicide. James "Jim" Skinner, 56, of Brownstown, was found dead in his home on Sunday, and a

LEADER-UNION - 2017-09-21 16:03:00

Garden volunteers gearing up for festival

You can almost feel it in the air, and the anticipation is exciting - autumn bringing its glorious display of colors in the trees, fall flowers, the mums dressed in bright and beautiful colors, apples, peaches, pumpkins ... and Vandalia's Little Community Garden Fall Festival, their only fundraiser

LEADER-UNION - 2017-09-20 20:14:00

Treasurer Rose Hoover won't seek a sixth term

A long-time fixture in Fayette County government has decided to end decades of service to the county next year. Rose Hoover, who is in her fifth term as the county treasurer, told The Leader-Union on Tuesday that she plans to retire at the end of that term in November 2018. "It was a hard decision

LEADER-UNION - 2017-09-20 20:13:00

Knebel appointed to Bradford National Bank Board of Directors

Bradford National Bank senior vice president Rich Knebel has been appointed to the Bradford National Bank Board of Directors. "Rich will be a welcome addition to our Board. His knowledge of the banking industry and its myriad of regulations will an asset to our bank, customers, and our entire marke

NEWS-DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-20 17:17:00

Naked man seen running down street after he was robbed during online date

PORTSMOUTH, Va. - An online date that went terribly wrong ended with a naked man running down the street screaming for help before a 15-year-old girl came to his aid, according to WTKR. 15-year-old Aaliyah Thompson says she was shocked by what she saw on her block of Highland Avenue in Portsmouth, V

FOX2NOW.COM - 2017-09-20 14:00:34

'White City' became part of Highland in 1948

Highland took another major step in the process of bringing "White City," the name given to the neighborhood on the west end of town, into the corporate limits. Highland was putting water lines into White City for fire protection and purified drinking water. Highland Builders Supply had built at th

NEWS-DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-21 17:35:00

Shooter on the loose leaves one hurt in Macon

According to a release, one person was shot in the leg in Macon Thursday night around 9:30. One person is recovering after being shot in the leg reportedly near the corner of Burton Avenue and Napier Avenue just after 9:30 p.m. Thursday, according to the Bibb County Sheriff's Office. It was reporte

WGXA.TV - 2017-09-21 23:57:19