Garage Fire Under Investigation in Jackson County

ELKVILLE – Jackson County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a garage fire at the corner of Sycamore and Ashley streets Saturday afternoon and found the owner of the garage suffering from a self-inflicted knife wound to the arm. Deputies confronted the man with the knife wound and was met with resistance. Deputies spoke to him until

Harrisburg Approves Sale of Recreational Cannabis

HARRISBURG – The Harrisburg City Council has approved a resolution to allow the sale of adult use, recreational cannabis in Harrisburg.  Earlier this year, Governor JB Pritzker signed a law that legalizes recreational cannabis statewide. That law allowed local municipalities to decide for themselves if they would allow the sale of recreational cannabis within their

Carmi Man Sentenced for Burglary, Meth Possession

CARMI – A Carmi man will spend some time with the Illinois Department of Corrections after being sentenced for burglary and methamphetamine possession Wednesday in White County Court. White County State’s Attorney Denton Aud says 37-year-old Matthew L. Frashier got four years for burglary – a Class 2 felony – with two years mandatory supervised