WEST FRANKFORT – The Frankfort Community Unit School District #168 Board of Education will hold a special meeting tonight at 5 in the Central Junior High School library regarding student disciplinary cases and to consider personnel issues involving employment of various staff positions. The hearings will be held in closed session.
MT. VERNON – A 28-year-old Mt. Vernon man was sentenced Wednesday in Jefferson County court to 21-years in prison after he negotiated a plea on several felony cases against him, including one for holding a woman in her home at gunpoint. Joseph Welch was charged in the case with Class X felony armed home invasion,
MT. VERNON – School leaders at Mt. Vernon Township High School are continuing to expand the facilities available at the school’s new campus. The school recently broke ground on a new operations building on the south side of the campus. MVTHS Superintendent Jeff Fritchtnitch says currently all maintenance and operations vehicles and equipment have to
WEST FRANKFORT – West Frankfort Police are investigating the disappearance of a West Frankfort woman. On Oct. 7, family members of 28-year-old Lauren Elizabeth Pree filed a missing endangered person case with the West Frankfort Police Department. Police say Pree was last seen leaving her home in the 800 block of East St. Louis Street