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Four Charged in Weekend Shooting in Carbondale

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

Veterans Day Ceremony Set for Nov. 11 in Christopher

CHRISTOPHER – The American Legion Post 528 Honor Guard will hold a Veterans Day ceremony on Wednesday, Nov. 11 at 11 a.m. at the Veterans Memorial on South Victor Street in Christopher. According to a post on the City of Christopher Facebook page, Post 528 invites all veterans, their families and the public to the

Over 4,700 New Confirmed COVID-19 Cases Reported in Illinois Monday

SPRINGFIELD – State health officials Monday reported 4,729 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Illinois, including 17 additional deaths. This brings the total number of cases since the pandemic started in Illinois to 378,985 including 9,522 deaths. The preliminary seven-day statewide positivity for cases as a percent of total test from Oct. 19–25

Produce/Dairy Box Giveaway This Week in Carmi and McLeansboro

CARMI/MCLEANSBORO – The Hamilton County Senior Citizen’s Center says there will be a produce/dairy box giveaway on Friday at 1 p.m. on the southeast corner of the square in McLeansboro. The White County Senior Citizen’s Center says there will be a produce/dairy box giveaway Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. starting at the corner of Church and

Subject in Custody Following Weekend Incident in Cleburne

CLEBURNE – A person was taken into custody over the weekend after Zeigler firefighters responded to a reported house fire on Gannett Road in Cleburne. According to a post on the Zeigler Fire Department’s Facebook page, when firefighters arrived, police were requested, and units pulled back due to a person having lighter fluid and armed