CCHS Taking Nominations for First Responder Award

CARBONDALE – Carbondale Community High School is accepting nominations for its First Responder Award. Every year, the school acknowledges the hard work and dedication of first responders throughout Jackson County at a home football game. The CCHS Game Committee is asking community members, families and supervisors to nominate first responders who go above and beyond the

Skimmers Found at Two Williamson County Convenience Stores

MARION/CARTERVILLE – Marion Police say a skimmer was found inside a gas pump at Moto Mart on West Main Tuesday. A skimmer can steal your credit card information. It cannot be seen from outside the pump.   Police says you should monitor your checking account and/or bank and credit card statements if you have recently purchased

Stevens Has Motions Hearing in Jefferson County Court

MT. VERNON – An Energy man who faces charges for allegedly driving under the influence of cocaine had a motions hearing in Jefferson County Court on Wednesday. Twenty-five-year-old Cole Stevens is accused of killing 18-year-old Emma Caserotti of Mt. Vernon while allegedly driving under the influence of cocaine. Stevens faces a Class 2 Felony charge

MVTHS School Board Names Second Interim Superintendent

MT. VERNON – Mt. Vernon Township High School’s Board of Education unanimously hired its second interim superintendent at a special board meeting Tuesday. Dr. Kelly Stewart joins Marilyn Holt as a part-time interim superintendent for District 201. Stewart was previously superintendent of Benton Consolidated High School until her retirement. Stewart will be paid a per

Two West Frankfort Men Arrested for Attempted Murder in Hardin County

CAVE-IN-ROCK – Two West Frankfort men have been arrested in Hardin County on attempted murder charges after an incident Monday night. Twenty-four-year-old Joshua Mohring and 46-year-old Shawn Walton are charged with attempted murder and aggravated arson after an attack on a man named Andrew Nicklaus at his home near Cave-in-Rock. Nicklaus told responders the two