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Kelley adds another chapter with Alumnus of the Year honors

INA - Prolific doctors, prominent business owners, a pair of NASA employees, a famous stage actress, judges, state legislators and even a true-blue American hero, the list of Rend Lake College Foundation Alumnus of the Year award winners is impressive company. So, in the midst of the RLC's 50thanniv

REGISTER-NEWS - 2017-11-23 18:00:00

Man pleads guilty to hijacking vehicle

MT. VERNON - Anthony Humphries pleaded guilty Tuesday to vehicular hijacking and was sentenced to 15 years in prison. Humphries, 25, of Mt. Vernon, was also sentenced to an additional three years in the Department of Corrections for probation violation, said Jefferson County State's Attorney Sean Fe

REGISTER-NEWS - 2017-11-22 20:03:00

Brown pleads guilty to obstructing justice

MT. VERNON - Dantrez Brown pleaded guilty Tuesday to obstructing justice in connection with the DeAndray Jackson shooting and was sentenced to two years in prison. "He admitted he lied when he denied to police seeing (co-defendant) John Wells near the scene after the shooting," said Jefferson County


High school sports scoreboard for Monday, Nov. 20

Bellvl. East 16 7 12 22 - 57 Sign up today for unlimited digital access to our website, apps, the digital newspaper and more. Jerseyville 3 24 8 18 - 53 Belleville East (57): Jaylen Lacey 16, Isaiah May 10, Jordan Yates 10, Riley Barnes 6, Clayton Hughes 6, Kienen Waller 5, Alex Smith 2, Karson Vau


Well resigns from superintendent post

The man who has served as Vandalia's superintendent of schools for more than a decade has stepped down from that position. At the end of Tuesday's regular meeting, the Vandalia Board of Education accepted the resignation of Rich Well. The action came after a brief closed session at the end of the

LEADER-UNION - 2017-11-24 14:21:00

Police handle large number of thefts from vehicles

In light of numerous thefts one evening last week, Vandalia's police chief is reminding residents to lock their vehicles. The city police reported last week that they handled thefts from 13 vehicles, with most of them being at Capitol Pointe Apartments at the west end of Randolph Street. All of th


Council adds liquor license for new restaurant

The Vandalia City Council voted on Monday to add a Class E liquor license, which would go to a new restaurant in town. The council unanimously approved an ordinance amendment that increases the number of Class E licenses available from seven to eight. With that action now taken, Mayor Rick Gottman


Award-winning songwriters' ideas come from life, playing Jacoby Arts Center

Tia McGraff, right, and Tommy Parham are award-winning songwriters and experts at their craft. Both play acoustic guitar. Parham also provides background vocals and McGraff adds the piano. For The Telegraph If you go: What: Tia McGraff, Tommy Parham perform "Listen, It's Christmas" concert When:


Turkey Day report: Columbus unemployment rate climbs in October

In a Turkey Day report, the Georgia Department of Labor said Thursday that the Columbus metro area unemployment rate rose from 4.9 percent in September to 5.1 percent in October. The increase was due to 285 Columbus-area residents joining the ranks of the unemployed, the department said, with that t

LEDGER-ENQUIRER - 2017-11-23 18:44:00

Single mother devastated after thief steals children's Christmas gifts

A single mother is devastated this holiday season after a thief stole her vehicle loaded with her children's Christmas gifts. Faith Scott is a hard-working single mom living in Rector. Sometime early Tuesday morning, someone took off in her red 2005 Dodge Ram truck. "My children's Christmas gifts we

KAIT 8 - 2017-11-22 22:06:38

Cpt. W. Terry Robinson: Gone but not forgotten

Captain Winston Terry Robinson hailed from Rector when he began his tour in Vietnam on October 21, 1966. He was a Field Artillery Unit Commander. He was a pilot in the 1st Cavalry Division, 2nd Battalion, 20th Ara, Battery C. According to his memorial on TogetherWeServed. com, Robinson was a disting


Missouri teen turns locked buck antlers into European mount

Travelers head home after Thanksgiving festivitiesTravelers head home after Thanksgiving festivities Many stores will be crowded this weekend with shoppers looking for deep discounts, but roads and airports will be crowded as well. Many stores will be crowded this weekend with shoppers looking for

KFVS12 - 2017-11-24 13:18:01

Sikeston, MO man charged after infant hospitalized

According to the Sikeston Department of Public Safety, a man southeast Missouri man faces charges following a child abuse investigation. Austin Thomas Brown, 21, of Sikeston, was charged with child abuse with serious injury and endangering the welfare of a child. On Nov. 20, a four-month-old infant

KFVS12 - 2017-11-22 19:12:38

KOKOMO, Ind. -- Martha June Lauck Wetekamp, 79, of Kokomo passed away peacefully Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, at home with her family.

Martha Wetekamp Martha was born April 27, 1938, to Marcus Lauck and Effie Cohoon Lauck in Chaffee, Missouri. Marty thoroughly enjoyed painting, reading and music. She was a talented artist who continued painting, sewing and other creative pursuits throughout her life. She graduated from high school


2 injured in deer-vehicle crash

BOONVILLE - Two people were injured after their vehicle struck a deer Thursday, the Oneida County Sheriff's Office said. Jennifer Rothrock, 47, of Boonville, was driving south on State Route 46 when a deer entered the roadway, deputies said. Rothrock was unable to avoid the deer and struck it, offic

OBSERVER-DISPATCH - 2017-11-24 12:54:04

Christmas trees: Where to find them and how to take care of them

If you're sticking with tradition and getting a real Christmas tree this year, you're in luck - Christmas tree farms around the region are opening for the season. Don and Marianne Buttenschon from Buttenschon Christmas Tree Farm in Marcy joined us live in studio to tell us how to get the holiday t

WKTV - 2017-11-24 17:03:00

Turin woman charged with harassment

GREIG - State police charged Julie A. Weiler, 40, of Turin, with second-degree harassment at 2:45 p.m. Sunday. Ms. Weiler was given an appearance ticket. Further information was not made available by state police. Thousands of readers like you have made Northern New York Newspapers the number one

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2017-11-23 16:56:00

Watching What You Eat To Keep Diabetes Away

There are lots of treats and sweets to eat over the holidays, but many people have to watch what they eat. November is Diabetes Awareness Month and there are programs in Lewis County that help people affected by the disease. Four years ago, Angela Bauer of Greig went to her doctor's office for her a

WWNYTV.COM - 2017-11-24 01:34:00

Crystal Lynn Farney, 19, of Glenfield

GLENFIELD - Crystal Lynn Farney, 19, died on Tuesday night, November 21, 2017 at UpState Medical University, Syracuse. She was born on July 10, 1998 in Lowville the daughter of Wayne C. and Penny M. Stoll Farney. Crystal graduated from South Lewis Central School where she was on the swim, and track

WWNYTV.COM - 2017-11-24 03:24:00

Erin Hamlin thankful for family's support this Thanksgiving holiday

The 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea are just over two months away, and during the Thanksgiving season Olympic hopefuls are sharing the reasons why they're thankful for their families. As many of us are sitting down to the dinner table to relax, Remsen native Erin Hamlin has compet

WKTV - 2017-11-23 00:42:00