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WILLIAMSON COUNTY: Trafic Safety Campaign coming up
Posted byJack Howseron Wednesday, November 14th, 2018 @ 2:49 pm.WILLIAMSON CO., Ill. - Williamson County Sheriff Bennie Vick would like to announce an upcoming Traffic Safety campaign.Through the next few weeks, Roadside Safety Checks will be scheduled during both daytime and nighttime hours in orde
Harrisburg woman leads Marion City Police report
MARION, Ill. – Marion City Police report activity for end-of-month October through the first full week of November 2018, and it all starts with an alleged thief from Saline County tooling over to Williamson for a reported five-finger discount.
Even after death, Garnati continues to give
WILLIAMSON CO, Ill. -- One year ago, former Williamson County States Attorney Chuck Garnati passed away, and even after his death his legacy of giving continues.
Carterville woman charged with harassing Illinois Sens. Durbin, Duckworth
Jura L. Perkins allegedly made more than 200 repeated, abusive telephone calls to harass U.S. Sens. Richard Durbin and Tammy Duckworth and their staff between May 28, 2018 and Oct. 25, 2018.
NWS: Winter Storm Warning for Fayette County
Including the cities of Belleville, Cahokia, Centralia, Chester, Salem, Sparta, and Vandalia 232 AM CST Wed Nov 14 2018
Early morning house, shed fire total losses in Karnak, IL
The structures were totaled in the flames (Source: Rob Foote, KFVS) ((Source: Rob Foote, KFVS))
Harrisburg Public Library District Board met August 15
President Janet Jones called the regular meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Harrisburg Public Library District to order at 5:00 pm. Those in attendance were Trustees Joe Ewing, Janet Jones, Gary Jones, Sally Wofford, Lynda Clemmons and Kelly Phelps. Trustee Tammi Jackson was absent. Also, in at
Tri-county schools cancel due to snow, ice
HENDERSON, Ky. - With icy rain coming down, temperatures falling and multiple inches of snow being forecast overnight, Tri-county school systems have called off school for Thursday.
Prep Girls Basketball | Harrisburg tries for an encore in SIRR Ohio
“It was our sectional game with Nashville,” he said. “Looking back on it, at the time, you’re just coaching. But when you watched that team play, you saw how much fun they had. I told the freshmen, ‘This is what real basketball looks like.’
Murphysboro hotel project hits snags
His crews have been working to make the ground more suitable, but after some heavy rain recently, the soil shifted and partially damaged a nearby sewer main.
Bracing for winter weather in Pope County
"It seems like people don't get prepared until after the first snow," said Suits. "And then they get to thinking, 'Well, maybe I should've had a better [car] battery…a set of tires…maybe I should have put that coat on this morning.'"
Man arrested in shooting death of 12-year-old in Illinois
DECATUR, Ill. – Authorities say a 20-year-old man has been arrested following the shooting death of a 12-year-old boy in central Illinois.The shooting happened Monday evening near downtown Decatur.Police say officers responding to a report of shots fired found the boy, who was taken to a hospital an
Kansas man pleads guilty to 2016 shooting of Carbondale, IL officer
MURPHYSBORO, IL (KFVS) - A Salina, Kansas man has pleaded guilty to charges in connection to theshooting of a Carbondale, Illinois police officerthat happened in July 2016, according to the Jackson County State’s Attorney.
Structure fire closes Rt. 13 at University Ave. in Carbondale
Traffic is being redirected southbound onto Rt. 51 (University). Police advised drivers to take Rt. 51 south to Mill St, west on Mill, then north on Oakland to get back to Rt. 13 westbound.
Skeletal remains found in southern Illinois
Skeletal remains were uncovered in Washington Park, Illinois by a tree trimmer Monday, according to theBelleville-News Democrat.
Making false 911 calls alleged; Carmi woman arrested
CARMI, Ill. - Authorities aren't saying what it was that prompted a Carmi woman to allegedly make false 911 calls that resulted in her arrest for it Friday afternoon, but she remains jailed as of today (Tuesday, November 13) over it.
Pastor Rick Warren: Managing Stress Like Jesus: Join a Small Group - Benton, West Frankfort, Illinois News | Franklin County News
Did you know Jesus had a small group?Read the Gospels, and you’ll realize Jesus did just about everything with his small group—those he called to be his closest disciples.
Saline County will have new county clerk, sheriff, state's attorney
As a result of Tuesday's election, a new county clerk, state’s attorney and sheriff will join the incumbent treasurer as office holders in Saline County.
Felony Friday is upon us, with folks from out-of-area highlighted
WILLIAMSON CO., Ill. - This past week being election week, it appears the alleged crims gave authorities a break (maybe they were glued to their computers or TVs watching returns), as the new felony filings were slim.
Fire Marshal investigating house fire in West Frankfort, IL
WEST FRANKFORT, IL (KFVS) - Fire crews were called to a house fire in West Frankfort, Illinois on Monday, Nov. 12.