Cahokia Rice to Host Twilight Meeting

MCCLURE – YES, rice is being grown in Illinois!  Blake Gerard of Cahokia Rice is teaming up with University of Illinois Extension to host the last of four twilight meetings at his farm on Monday, Aug. 20, 2018 starting at 6 p.m.  University of Illinois Extension Local Food Systems & Small Farms Educators, Bronwyn Aly

Marion Police Arrest Report for August 2-5

MARION – The following information was released by the Marion Police Department for August 2-5, 2018: Jonathan Fox, 32, of Marion was arrested for Aggravated Domestic Battery and Criminal Damage to Property in the 1300 block of South Liberty Street on Aug. 2, 2018. Amy Ward, 44, of Marion has been arrested for Unlawful Restraint

Three Rural Macedonia Residents Facing Animal Cruelty Charges

BENTON – Three rural Macedonia residents are being held in the Franklin County Jail on tentative charges of cruelty to animals. Franklin County Sheriff Don Jones says deputies responded to a request from Franklin County Animal Control around 12:45 Monday afternoon for help dealing with a situation in rural Macedonia involving the cruel treatment of