Dongola Man Sentenced for Meth Offenses

JONESBORO – A Dongola man has been sentenced to concurrent three year terms in prison for two methamphetamine offenses. Union County State’s Attorney Tyler Edmonds says 35-year-old Derek S. Goolsby pleaded guilty to possession of methamphetamine and also admitted to a petition for revocation of probation for the original offense of possession of methamphetamine in

Anna Man Heading to Prison for Burglary

JONESBORO – An Anna man has been sentenced to 42 months in prison for burglary. Union County State’s Attorney Tyler Edmonds says 34-year-old Daniel Jacob Bible will also serve a two year period of mandatory supervised release following his time in prison. Bible was found guilty in June by a Union County jury following a

Zeigler City Treasurer Fired over Missing Money

ZEIGLER – Ryan Thorpe is no longer Zeigler City Treasurer. The Zeigler City Council met Tuesday night and voted unanimously to let Thorpe go after he allegedly stole more than $225,000 from the city over the last two-and-a-half years. Thorpe was not at the meeting. According to WSIL-TV, an audit of city finances showed that

Carbondale Man Wanted for Early Sunday Morning Shooting

CARBONDALE – Carbondale Police are looking for a suspect involved in an early Sunday morning shooting. Police say 27-year-old Terrance J. Curtis of Carbondale is wanted on a warrant charging him with aggravated battery of a firearm. His bond has been set at $500,000. Police say Curtis should be considered armed and dangerous. Around 2:30

Carbondale Police Looking for Missing Man

CARBONDALE – Carbondale Police are looking for a missing man. Police received a report on Aug. 31 that 49-year-old Joseph Lazzara was last seen at Barnes and Noble, located at 1300 E. Main. St., on Aug. 18. Lazzara was last seen wearing a white shirt and khaki pants. Lazzara is 5’8” tall and weighs about

Marion Man Cited after Crashing Car in Carbondale

CARBONDALE – A Marion man was involved in a one-car crash in Carbondale early Sunday morning. Carbondale Police say officers went to the 1800 block of East Main Street around 3:40 a.m. and found a vehicle that had struck the guardrail for eastbound traffic. No one was there. On Monday, police found and identified the

SIU to Host Two Jobs Fairs for Students, Alumni

CARBONDALE – SIU Carbondale’s Career Services Center will host two career fairs this week that are open to students and alumni.  The STEM Career Fair will run from 1 to 5 p.m. on Tuesday at the SIU Arena. Held each fall, the career fair provides an opportunity to connect with employers hiring in the science,