ELDORADO – Ferrell Hospital in Eldorado will host a ribbon cutting ceremony celebrating the completion of the construction of their new facility tomorrow morning at 10:30. Officials say because of COVID-19 event restrictions, the event will be limited to 25 people. So the event will also be live on the Ferrell Hospital Facebook page.
CARMI – The Illinois State Police in Carmi will conduct a Special Traffic Enforcement Patrol in Hamilton, Wayne and White counties during November. These patrols will happen during the daytime and nighttime hours and will allow the ISP to focus on the fatal four violations which contribute the greatest to traffic crashes and fatalities. They
WEST FRANKFORT – Students in the Frankfort Community Unit School District #168 will be returning to all remote learning starting today. District Superintendent Matt Donkin said in a statement that the district continued receiving reports Tuesday of some positive testing for COVID-19 from students and staff members. Donkin says in addition, the amount of people
BENTON – The Benton City Council Monday night approved a motion to allow City Attorney Tom Malkovich to prepare an ordinance prohibiting ATV use on city owned properties. According to City Clerk Brook Craig, complaints have been logged regarding the use of ATVs at Lake Benton. In other business, the council discussed a manual City
MARION – The Marion City Council approved the Asphalt Art Program at Monday night’s meeting. According to City Spokesperson Cody Moake, this program will be funded through a grant the city is applying for and will be utilized primarily in alleyways leading up to the square from the various city owned parking lots that feed into
CARBONDALE – Four people have been charged in an alleged shooting that happened early Sunday morning in Carbondale. According to Carbondale Police, officers responded to a report of shots fired in the 300 block of East Walnut Street around 1:50 a.m. At this same time, a Jackson County Sheriff’s deputy was driving through the area