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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.…read more

Centralia Police Investigating Multiple Burglaries on City’s West Side

Centralia Police Investigating Multiple Burglaries on City’s West Side

CENTRALIA — Centralia Police are investigating multiple burglaries to businesses on the city’s west side over the past few days. CPD initially reported an investigation into the burglary Friday of the Verizon Store on West McCord. That was followed by burglaries of Pizza Hut on West Broadway and Doug Loy Automotive on North Chestnut Street. According to…read more

EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH THE WEEKEND

EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH THE WEEKEND

MT. VERNON –An excessive heat watch remains in effect for our region from Wednesday afternoon through Saturday evening. The National Weather Service forecasts heat index values of up to 113 and temperatures in the upper 90s. Dangerously high temperatures and humidity could quickly cause heat stress or heat stroke if precautions are not taken. The…read more

GAETTI BREAKING GROUND ON SPORTS ACADEMY IN CENTRALIA

GAETTI BREAKING GROUND ON SPORTS ACADEMY IN CENTRALIA

CENTRALIA — The City of Centralia announced Monday that Gaetti Sports Academy will host a groundbreaking ceremony Thursday at 10 a.m. at the location of its new building on the grounds of the old Meadow Woods Country Club at 1750 Tee Lane in Centralia. Gary Gaetti, a former professional baseball player and Centralia native, has…read more

JURY FINDS MT. VERNON MAN GUILTY OF STABBING AT BLUFORD LEGION

JURY FINDS MT. VERNON MAN GUILTY OF STABBING AT BLUFORD LEGION

JEFFERSON COUNTY — A Jefferson County jury has found a 45-year-old Mt. Vernon man guilty of two counts armed violence stemming from an incident last year at the Bluford American Legion that sent another man to the hospital with a stab wound to the neck. Robbie Hayes (Source: JCSO) Robbie E. “Shady” Hayes was found…read more

Jefferson County Arrest Reports 7-16-19

Jefferson County Arrest Reports 7-16-19

MT. VERNON — On Tuesday, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests to WMIX / WDML News: 32-year-old Charles Riley of Bluford was arrested by Mt. Vernon Police Monday for driving on a suspended license. 39-year-old Charles Banes of Ina was arrested by Ina Police Monday for domestic battery, criminal damage to property,…read more

July Marks 29th Anniversary of Americans with Disabilities Act

July Marks 29th Anniversary of Americans with Disabilities Act

ILLINOIS (RFD) — This month marks the 29th year of the Americans with Disabilities Act, or ADA. Social Security’s Jack Myers says the agency has strict criteria for disability benefits. To qualify, individuals must have a condition that is expected to last for at least a year or result in death prior to a year.…read more

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