Opioid Forum in Marion Set for Oct. 30

MARION – Centerstone and the Marion Chamber of Commerce will host an Opioid Awareness Forum on Tuesday, Oct. 30, from 6-8 p.m., at The Pavilion, located at 1602 Sioux Drive in Marion. The forum will be a question and answer session with panelists and information about Centerstone’s new MAT facility currently under construction in Marion.

Two Injured in Saturday Night Crash on I-57 in Benton

BENTON – Two people were injured in a multi-vehicle accident Saturday night on southbound I-57 in Benton. According to Illinois State Police, around 8:30 p.m., a pickup truck driven by 47-year-old Randy A. Pansing of Metropolis, a car driven by 54-year-old Brenda G. Ray of Trussville, Alabama, and another pickup truck pulling a livestock trailer

Theft Investigation in Valier Leads to Two Arrests

BENTON – Two people were arrested by Franklin County Sheriff’s deputies Friday night as deputies were investigating a series of thefts that have been occurring in Valier and were also attempting to local an individual wanted on a warrant. Sheriff Don Jones says a search of the home was done using K-9 Diego. The wanted