Monthly Archives: December 2018

Jefferson County Arrest Reports 12-31-18

Jefferson County Arrest Reports 12-31-18

MT. VERNON — On Monday, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests to WMIX / WDML News: 34-year-old Michelle Neuhaus of Mt. Vernon was arrested Friday for aggravated battery with use of a deadly weapon and leaving the scene of an accident. 41-year-old Seth Lambert of Centralia was arrested Friday on a bond…read more

Record Number of Registered Voters In Illinois This Year

Record Number of Registered Voters In Illinois This Year

ILLINOIS (RFD) — The 2018 elections went well in Illinois and the State Board of Elections hopes to keep it that way moving forward. ISBE made news this year when reports of Russian hacking of their database was made public. But Matt Dietrich with ISBE says they have raised their security levels and registered a…read more

Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce Now Accepting Annual Award Applications

Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce Now Accepting Annual Award Applications

MT. VERNON — The Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce is now accepting applications for annual honors presented at their dinner in March. All applications are to be filled out and returned to the Chamber by February 21, 2019. That’s Executive Director with the Chamber, Mike Beard. Parents should be aware that applications for Student of…read more

Jefferson County Arrest Reports 12-28-18

Jefferson County Arrest Reports 12-28-18

MT. VERNON — On Friday, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests to WMIX / WDML News: 20-year-old Marshall Jensen of Mt. Vernon was arrested Thursday for possession of meth less than five grams and driver’s license expired for more than a year. 25-year-old Kedrick Harris of Kansas City, MO was arrested by…read more

New State Law Lifts Caps on the Cost of Health Club Membership

New State Law Lifts Caps on the Cost of Health Club Membership

ILLINOIS (IRN) — You may have a New Year’s resolution to join a health club. A lawmaker who got a measure passed that becomes law Tuesday says his bill will help keep you from being nickel-and-dimed. An Illinois state law from the 1965 capped gym membership fees at $2,500 a year. In today dollars, that’s…read more

Bail set at $250k for Centralia man charged with burglary of Kell home

MARION COUNTY — Bail has been set in Marion County Court at $250,000 for a 27-year-old Centralia man formally charged with the alleged Christmas Eve burglary to a residence and other buildings on Foxville Road north of Kell Road. Scott Kerns was charged Thursday in court with Class 1 felony residential burglary and Class 2…read more

Jefferson County Arrest Reports 12-27-18

Jefferson County Arrest Reports 12-27-18

MT. VERNON — On Thursday, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests to WMIX / WDML News: 54-year-old Alma Johnson of Mt. Vernon was arrested by Ina Police Wednesday for driving on a suspended license, and operating a vehicle without insurance. 20-year-old Luke Kennard of Mt. Vernon was arrested by Mt. Vernon Police…read more

Mt. Vernon Man Arrested Over The Weekend in Connection With 2016 Carjacking

Mt. Vernon Man Arrested Over The Weekend in Connection With 2016 Carjacking

JEFFERSON COUNTY — A 26-year-old Mt. Vernon man was arrested over the weekend on multiple felony charges in connection with an alleged 2016 carjacking incident. Ledale Jones had avoided arrest since he was indicted and a warrant was issued for his arrest in January 2017. According to court information, on September 12, 2016, Jones stole a vehicle…read more

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