MT. VERNON – The Mt. Vernon Convention & Visitors Bureau in conjunction with the Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce is co-hosting the 2nd Annual Christmas Decorating Contest for citizens and businesses. Director of the Bureau Angela Schrum says this year businesses and homeowners can do something special to light up the community. The contest runs
MCLEANSBORO – Hamilton Memorial Hospital is pleased to welcome long-time, local physician Alec Hood, M.D. to the Hamilton Memorial Hospital McLeansboro Family Clinic beginning Jan. 1, 2021. “I appreciate the trust my patients have shown in allowing me to provide for their medical needs since 1981,” said Dr. Alec Hood. “I will continue to provide
CARBONDALE – Another arrest has been made in connection with a home invasion and shooting that took place earlier this month in Carbondale. According to Carbondale Police, around 9:30 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 8, officers responded to the 500 block of South University Avenue regarding a victim with a gunshot wound to their leg.
COLLINSVILLE – Ameren Illinois recently extended the disconnection moratorium to all residential customers through March 31, 2021. Now the company is warning of those attempting to scam others with a disconnect threat if they do not make a payment. Arleen Williams is with Ameren. The company is also urging customers who are experiencing financial