HARRISBURG – The drive-in movie night scheduled for Friday evening in Harrisburg has been canceled. According to a post on the event’s Facebook page, the event was cancelled due to the rain the area has seen over the past few days saturating the field and making it unsafe to hold the event. The event would’ve
SOUTHERN ILLINOIS – Residents of nearly one hundred Southern Illinois communities including Du Quoin Marion, Mt. Vernon, Murphysboro and West Frankfort and have been receiving letters from Homefield Energy confirming their enrollment in the new electric aggregate rates. The Collinsville based energy company was the winning bidder with a rate of 4.391 cents per kwh.
FAIRFIELD – A 24-year-old Indiana man pleaded not guilty Tuesday in Wayne County, Illinois Court to charges accusing him of murdering a 15-year-old Fairfield, Illinois girl who was reported missing in the summer of 2014, only to be found buried in a shallow grave in Illinois more than three years later. Brodey Murbarger was arrested
MT. VERNON – A 32-year-old Mt. Vernon man charged in Jefferson County Court with multiple counts of possessing child pornography has scheduled a possible change of plea next week. Philip Borcherding is facing 10 Class X felony counts of possessing child pornography depicting a victim under the age of 13. He’s remained in the Jefferson
SOUTHERN ILLINOIS – Rides Mass Transit District will be providing transportation to the polls at no cost to all residents of the RMTD service area for the general election taking place Tuesday, Nov. 3. Residents will be able to ride to the polls on regular existing routes throughout their county on Election Day at no
MT. VERNON – A 25-year-old Centralia man was sentenced Tuesday in Jefferson County Court to 15 years in prison after he pleaded guilty to one of two Class X felony charges against him. Asante Poore was arrested in August when Mt. Vernon Police performed a well-being check on a vehicle sitting on the southbound off-ramp