CARBONDALE – IDOT says eastbound Illinois 13/Walnut Street in Carbondale will close this Friday morning at 7, weather permitting, so crews from the Canadian National Railroad can perform repairs to the railroad crossing. Work is expected to be finished by 7 Friday night. You should follow the marked detour.
MT. VERNON – The Mt. Vernon City Council approved new four-year contracts with the city’s police officers and dispatchers at Monday night’s meeting. The two contracts will both run until 2022 and give each employee a 1.75 percent raise per year. The council also approved the lowest bids to replace the water line on North
INA – The seventh annual Criminal Justice Roundup for Scholarships fundraiser is returning next month to raise money for Rend Lake College students. The event will be held on Monday, Oct. 22 at 6 p.m. in the RLC Student Center, Private Dining Area, on the Ina campus. During the fundraiser, RLC faculty and student scholarship
CARBONDALE – Carbondale Police are looking for volunteers who would be interested in working the police department’s sponsored Halloween safety patrol called “Pumpkin Patrol.” It will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 31 from 4 to 8 p.m. The police department has sponsored the Pumpkin Patrol since 1992. Volunteers wearing orange safety vests and driving vehicles