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Opioid awareness forum to be held in Marion, IL

An opioid awareness forum with panelists will be held on Tuesday, October 30 at the Pavilion meeting room in Marion, Illinois. (Source: Pixabay.com)

KFVS12 - 2018-10-22 19:59:00

No explanation – but lots of citations – for car mysteriously veering off the roadway

MARION CO., Ill. - A single-vehicle accident with an apparently mysterious cause for veering off the roadway sent a Centralia man to a St. Louis hospital last night, trailing several citations behind him.

DISCLOSURE NEWS ONLINE - 2018-10-23 12:13:00

MARION CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Marion Chamber of Commerce Marketing Committee meeting to be held October 17

Marion Chamber of Commerce recently issued the following announcement.The Marion Chamber of Commerce Marketing Committee meets on the third Wednesday of each month at 8 a.m.atthe Chamber office.Event Date:10-17-18Event Time:08:00 AM - 09:00 AM CentralLocation:Marion Chamber Of Commerce 2305 West Mai


President Trump, Rep. Bost to hold rally in Murphysboro, IL

MURPHYSBORO, IL (KFVS) - President Trump and Representative Mike Bost will host a rally on Saturday, Oct. 27 in Murphysboro, IL.U.S. Rep. Bost announced on Sunday, Oct. 21 that President Trump will visit southern Illinois for a campaign rally.The rally will be held at the Southern Illinois Airport l


Massac County man sentenced to 17 years for sexual assault of child

David I. Rogers, 28, of Massac County, was sentenced to 17 years in state prison for the offense of predatory criminal sexual assault of a child, according to a news release from Massac County State's Attorney Patrick Windhorst.

THE SOUTHERN - 2018-10-22 21:13:00

Murphysboro, IL businesses prepare for the Presidential visit

MURPHYSBORO, IL (KFVS) -City leaders and local business owners in Murphysboro, Illinois are gearing up for President Trump’s visit on Saturday, October 27 and all the foot traffic it will bring.Murphysboro Mayor Will Stephens calls it a “rare occasion".“I don’t really think you can compare this to a

KFVS12 - 2018-10-22 23:43:00

Will Trump rally impact Carbondale’s Halloween celebrations?

CARBONDALE, IL (KFVS) - The city of Carbondale is set to revitalize the local Halloween celebrations that were silenced in the early 2000s due to unruly patrons and full on riots on Southern Illinois Ave this Saturday.Now, President’s Trump rally set for the same date has some worried about protests

KFVS12 - 2018-10-23 04:32:00

Legendary Bill Anderson to play in Marion

The dynamic songwriting skills of Anderson and Nelson allowed them to nab an honor that has eluded legendary writers like Harlan Howard, Hank Williams, Merle Haggard, Hank Cochran and Dolly Parton.


Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office searching for “armed and dangerous” suspect

JEFFERSON COUNTY, IL. (WJPF) – The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is on the hunt for a man who ran from police in Woodlawn Saturday night.Authorities say the suspect is a white man, roughly 5’11” tall. He’s described as having a slender build and blonde hair. He was last seen wearing a red shirt

MAGIC 95.1 - 2018-10-22 00:00:00

MARION CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Fish Fry / Fried Chicken Night to be held October 19

Marion Chamber of Commerce recently issued the following announcement.Join the Marion Knights of Columbus for their Fish Fry / Fried Chicken Night.Menuincludes: Fish fillet, Chicken dinner, Iced Tea and Coffee. Sides include Cole slaw, Carrots, Corn, Wedge fries, and Rolls.


342 witnesses may be called to testify at trial of man accused of murdering St. Louis County cop

CLAYTON Prosecutors have filed a list of hundreds of witnesses they could call to testify at next year's trial for Trenton Forster, accused of murdering St. Louis County Police Officer Blake Snyder two years ago. Assistant Prosecutor Alan Key last week filed the list of people he has endorsed as po

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH - 2018-10-22 16:14:00

One injured in Perry County crash

Two additional passengers, Alexis Taylor and Adam Sanders, also face underage consumption charges.

MAGIC 95.1 - 2018-10-22 00:00:00

Expecting mass demonstrations for and against potential Trump visit, Carbondale cancels City Council meeting

CARBONDALE — Acts of civil disobedience related to the potential visit by President Donald Trump next weekend were cause for Carbondale Mayor Mike Henry to cancel the upcoming city council meeting, which was set for Tuesday.“I had credible indications that there will be multiple acts of civil disobe


Attempted murder charge following fight at Millstadt restaurant

A Millstadt man was charged this weekend with six felonies, including attempted murder, after it is alleged that he struck an elderly man in the head with a shovel and repeatedly hit him during a Thursday night altercation at Reinhardt’s Restaurant in Millstadt.


Teen flown to St. Louis hospital after DUI-related crash

Kayla Choate, 18, was flown to St. Louis after the single-vehicle crash on a rural Perry County road early Friday, according to a news release.


16 things to do in Evansville this weekend

EVANSVILLE, Ind. — From ghosts and goblins to Lego bricks to Mickey to theater, this weekend is packed full of events.


Rep. Bost's office confirms Trump visit to Carbondale

President Donald Trump looks the the cheering audience as he leaves a campaign rally at Minuteman Aviation Hangar on Thursday in Missoula, Mont.CAROLYN KASTER, ASSOCIATED PRESS


One injured in Williamson County crash

WILLIAMSON COUNTY, IL. (WJPF) – A Johnston City woman was injured in a two vehicle traffic accident in Williamson County.It happened around 2:45 PM Thursday on Route 37 at the intersection of Lake of Egypt Road.State Police say that 49-year-old Diane Cavender was stopped on the highway waiting for t

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Social Seen: Dr. Gustave celebrates 'Gustoberfest'

Each year, Dr. Frederick Gustave hosts an event to show his appreciation for regional dental offices. This year Dr. Gustave raised a stein and said’ Prost!’ to his guests on Oct. 4 at Route 51 Brewing Company and Banquet Center in Elkville. The theme for this year’s event was ‘Gustoberfest’ -- featu


Fall is in the air, so Italian food should be on your plate…!

JOHNSTON CITY, Ill. - Our resident foodie was on the road again today, this time not tooling far from Marion, her home base...and she traveled up to Johnston City, where delicious Italian food is on the buffet at Michael's Ristorante.