Two Shot in Weekend Shooting at Harrisburg Bar

HARRISBURG – Harrisburg Police are currently investigating an alleged shooting that happened Saturday in the parking lot of Town Square Pub. After receiving a report of shots fired at the bar, police responded and found a 32-year-old man in the parking lot suffering from a single gunshot wound to the abdomen. Officers also learned that

Leffler: Autopsy Shows Herrin Man Died from Natural Causes

BENTON – Franklin County Coroner Marty Leffler says preliminary autopsy results released Friday on the body of a Herrin man found dead Thursday afternoon in a wooded area on South Logan Street in West Frankfort showed that he died from natural causes. Leffler says X-rays were also done on 57-year-old Michael J. Childers. The X-rays

Marion to Hold E-Recycling Event Saturday

MARION – The city of Marion will hold an electronics recycling event Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon, or until the truck is full, at the Marion Training Center on East Boulevard Street. Any electronic device will be accepted at this event. You can no longer dispose of electronics  in a trash container or landfill.

Recycle Your Electronic Items Saturday in Carrier Mills

CARRIER MILLS – Carrier Mills will be holding its monthly electronic recycling event Saturday. It will run from 9 a.m. to noon, or until the trailer is full, at the Carrier Mills Municipal Building parking lot on North Mill Street. Anything that can be plugged in is required to be recycled. You can’t throw away

Benton Gets DRA Grant to Upgrade Water System North of Town

BENTON – The city of Benton is getting a Delta Regional Authority Grant for $206,000 that will be used to upgrade the city’s water system and increase its capacity to provide services to nearby residents and businesses. According to a press release from the Delta Regional Authority, this investment is projected to create one new

Three Sentenced on Various Charges in Williamson County

MARION – Three people recently pled guilty to various crimes in Williamson County and were sentenced to state prison. Williamson County State’s Attorney Brandon Zanotti says 41-year-old Randall Stanton of Christopher plead guilty to forgery – a Class 3 felony – and was sentenced on Oct. 11 to three years in the Illinois Department of