Mt. Vernon Man Gets Probation for Reduced Meth Charge

MT. VERNON – A 50-year-old Mt. Vernon man pleaded guilty Tuesday in Jefferson County Court to a reduced charge related to a drug investigation last year that resulted in his arrest. Anthony Dennis was arrested and charged in June with Class 1 felony delivery of between 5 and 15 grams of methamphetamine. He entered into

Jackson County Man Found Dead Outside His Home Monday

AVA – A death investigation is underway in Jackson County. According to the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office, around 10 a.m. Monday, deputies responded to a report about someone who had died at a home on Roseme Road just outside of Ava. The body of 41-year-old Ryan Jones was found outside his home by a family

Hamco Food and Brew Fest Winners Announced

MCLEANSBORO – The Hamco Food and Brew Fest took place Saturday night at Trackers Lodge in McLeansboro. This year’s event was sold out as those who attended were able to sample some great food and brews from around the area. Awards were also given out at the event. In the food category, Foxy took first