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White County Sheriff Announces Illinois Sheriffs’ Association Scholarship Applications Now Available

CARMI – White County Sheriff Doug Meier says the sheriff’s department will be awarding one $500 Illinois Sheriffs’ Association Scholarship this year. This scholarship is part of $58,000 in college scholarships that will be awarded by the Illinois Sheriff’s Association to students in Illinois wishing to pursue higher education during the 2021-22 academic year. The

Two Injured in Wednesday Morning Crash on I-64 in Wayne County

WAYNE CITY – Two people were injured following a two-vehicle crash on I-64 in Wayne County Wednesday morning. According to Illinois State Police, at 8:20 a.m., 56-year-old Cary Jackson-Kallemback of Dahlgren and 42-year-old Tosha Swink of St. Louis were both driving in the right lane east on I-64 at milepost 101 when Jackson-Kallemback entered the

Four Injured in Monday Afternoon Crash in Franklin County

BENTON – Four people were involved in a two-vehicle crash in Franklin County Monday afternoon. According to Franklin County Sheriff David Bartoni, the crash happened at 1:30 p.m. on Logan Road just south of Illinois 149 between West Frankfort and Thompsonville. Sheriff Bartoni says a vehicle driven by a 16-year-old juvenile crested a hill in

Jackson County to Conduct a Warrant Amnesty Initiative

MURPHYSBORO – Jackson County State’s Attorney Joe Cervantez and Jackson County Presiding Judge, Christy W. Solverson announced Tuesday that Jackson County will be conducting a warrant amnesty initiative for all traffic matters currently active in Jackson County. Warrant amnesty will allow citizens in certain cases to obtain warrant cancellations and new court dates without posting

Hamilton Memorial Hospital District Awaits COVID-19 Vaccine Allotment from the Illinois Department of Public Health

MCLEANSBORO – The Hamilton Memorial Hospital District is currently awaiting COVID-19 vaccine allotments, including for those who are aged 65 and older, from the Illinois Department of Public Health. At this time, all COVID-19 vaccine allotments available for Hamilton County residents are exclusively coordinated directly through the local Hamilton County Health Department. Unfortunately, there is