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Measure to create task force on re-purposing of Tamms Correctional passes

Measure to create task force on re-purposing of Tamms Correctional passes

TAMMS, IL — State Representative Terri Bryant (R-Murphysboro) and State Rep. Patrick Windhorst (R-Metropolis) joined forces in Springfield this week to pass legislation creating a Task Force to study the reopening and repurposing of the shuttered Tamms Correctional Center. Rep. Windhorst says Task Force will be made up of 2 members of the House and Senate, the Director…

Mt. Vernon elections candidates series: Terry Knowles, for MVTHS School Board

Mt. Vernon elections candidates series: Terry Knowles, for MVTHS School Board

MT. VERNON — WMIX/WDML brings you part 4 of a two-week series on the contested races for the school boards of Mt. Vernon City Schools District 80, Mt. Vernon Township High School District 201, and the Mt. Vernon City Council. Today we have one of the candidates running for the MVTHS school board, Terry Knowles,…

Jefferson County Arrest Reports 3-20-19

Jefferson County Arrest Reports 3-20-19

MT. VERNON — On Wednesday, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests to WMIX / WDML News: 34-year-old Amber Crowther of Mt. Vernon was arrested Tuesday for possession of meth less than five grams and possession of a hypodermic syringe / needle / etc. 28-year-old Deric Washington of Mt. Vernon was arrested by…

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Free Blood Pressure Checks- PINCKNEYVILLE

Don’t let high blood pressure damage your health. Get your blood pressure checked FREE every Tuesday morning from 8 am – 10 am in the lobby of Pinckneyville Community Hospital. 1 in 3 Americans have high blood pressure. Let Pinckneyville Community Hospital help you monitor yours! What is blood pressure? Blood pressure is how hard…

Knights of Columbus Weekly Events- DuBois

      The Knights of Columbus in DuBois Weekly Event Schedule: Sunday: BINGO 7-9p Doors open at 5p Food & Drinks Available Monday: Lounge Open at 5p Tuesday: Queen of Hearts Drawing 7:30p Wednesday: CLOSED Thursday: Lounge open at 3p Friday: Lounge open at 3p Food Served 5-8p Saturday: Private & Non Private Events…

Jefferson County and Mt. Vernon Bicentennial (1819-2019) Photo Contest

Jefferson County and Mt. Vernon Bicentennial (1819-2019) Photo Contest Theme: “Celebrating the History and Beauty of our Community” 1. Who is eligible to enter the contest: Professionals and Amateurs of all ages. Participants do not have to be from Jefferson County. Members of the JCHS Bicentennial Committee are not eligible to enter. There is no…

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