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Jefferson County Arrest Reports 7-17-19

Jefferson County Arrest Reports 7-17-19

MT. VERNON — On Wednesday, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests to WMIX / WDML News: 22-year-old Alec Franklin of Herrin was arrested Tuesday for DUI-alcohol. 79-year-old Leroy Dickens of Bonnie was arrested Tuesday for possession of a controlled substance and illegally carrying or possessing a firearm. 32-year-old Christopher Shehorn of Mt.…

EAA AirVenture Cup Race Takes Off From Mt. Vernon Outland Airport This Weekend

EAA AirVenture Cup Race Takes Off From Mt. Vernon Outland Airport This Weekend

MT. VERNON — The Experimental Aircraft Association AirVenture Cup Race takes off from southern Illinois this weekend, and there will be plenty of free, family-oriented events in Mt. Vernon leading up to the start of the race. Chris Collins is the manager at Mt. Vernon’s Outland Airport. He says there will be plenty of unique…

Trial for Chicago Heights Man Accused of Killing Centralia Woman Confirmed Tuesday

Trial for Chicago Heights Man Accused of Killing Centralia Woman Confirmed Tuesday

MARION COUNTY — The jury trial date of a 44-year-old Chicago Heights man charged with the murder of a Centralia woman was confirmed Tuesday in Marion County. Lorenzo Patton could potentially be sentenced to life in prison if a jury convicts him of the September 2018 shooting death of Precious Jones in her Centralia home. Patton is charged…

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Local Blood Drives

  Wed, July 17: Salem Community Center, 416 Oglesby, 11:00 am – 4:00 pm Thu, July 18: Centralia American Legion Hall, 117 South Poplar, 11:00 am – 6:00 pm Sat, July 20: Mt Vernon Armed Forces Reserve Center, 600 Shiloh Drive, 11:00 am – 4:00 pm Wed, July 24: Ashley Community Building, 660 East Main…

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Autograph at Delmar Hall

Autograph at Delmar Hall

Friday, July 19, 2019 ON SALE • GA $20 ADV / $25 DOS AGES • All Ages | $2 Minor Surcharge at Door TIME • Doors 7pm | Show 8pm Tickets available at Suite 100 at The Pageant & Ticketmaster.com

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