Monthly Archives: November 2018

Jefferson County Arrest Reports 11-28-18

Jefferson County Arrest Reports 11-28-18

MT. VERNON — On Wednesday, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests to WMIX / WDML News: 19-year-old Diesher Hout of Mt. Vernon was arrested by Mt. Vernon Police Tuesday for theft less than $500. 23-year-old Zachary Higgins of East Alton, IL was arrested Tuesday for obstructing identification and resisting / obstructing a…read more

Illinois Corn Growers Association Speaking Out About Farm Bill Negotiations

ILLINOIS (RFD) — The Illinois Corn Growers Association (ICGA) is taking time to chime in on the status of Farm Bill negotiations. The group’s lobbyist David Crow says a good sign early in talks was an effort to stop amendments that would have diluted the crop insurance program. Congress adjourns in mid-December and then a…read more

Centralia Man Arrested After Leading Police on High Speed Chase Tuesday

Centralia Man Arrested After Leading Police on High Speed Chase Tuesday

CENTRALIA — A high-speed chase early Tuesday morning led to the arrest of a 21-year-old Centralia man who reportedly took Centralia police on a pursuit that started in downtown Centralia and ended south of Dix. Brendan Warren was ultimately arrested on charges of aggravated fleeing and eluding police, possession of a stolen motor vehicle, leaving the scene…read more

Kell Man Charged With Domestic Battery, Aggravated Battery to a Police Officer

Kell Man Charged With Domestic Battery, Aggravated Battery to a Police Officer

MARION COUNTY — Bail has been set at $25,000 for a 53-year-old rural Kell man charged Monday in Marion County Court with domestic battery and aggravated battery to a police officer following an incident at his home where his wife was reportedly knocked off the front porch and struck with a chair. Frank Goff reportedly was found…read more

KC Board of Trustees Approves Hiring of New Director of Public Safety

KC Board of Trustees Approves Hiring of New Director of Public Safety

CENTRALIA — The KC Board of Trustees Monday night approved the employment of Jeff Brown of Greenville as the college’s new Director of Public Safety. In recent months the college has discussed establishing a sworn police presence to oversee security operations on the college’s main campus and education centers. Brown has 32 years of experience as a…read more

Mt. Vernon Christmas is This Saturday

Mt. Vernon Christmas is This Saturday

MT. VERNON — Thanksgiving is over, so some people are already looking towards Christmas. In Mt. Vernon, the season will kick off Saturday with the annual Mt. Vernon Christmas throughout the community. The Holiday Craft Fair will take place again this year at the Rolland W. Lewis Community Building from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.…read more

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