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Jefferson County Arrest Reports 1-22-19

Jefferson County Arrest Reports 1-22-19

On Tuesday, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests to WMIX / WDML News: 32-year-old Jonathan Bieniek was arrested Friday for predatory criminal sexual assault of a victim under the age of 13. 20-year-old Rafael Diaz of Mt. Vernon was arrested by Mt. Vernon Police Friday for domestic battery and resisting / obstructing…

Southern IL judge says shutdown could lead to courts running out of payroll money

Southern IL judge says shutdown could lead to courts running out of payroll money

BENTON, Ill. (AP) — The chief federal judge for Southern Illinois says if a partial government shutdown continues past early February the court may run out of money to pay jurors and employees and may place a moratorium on civil trials. Chief Judge Michael Reagan of the Federal District Court for the Southern District of…

Pritzker picking St. Clair County prosecutor to lead police

BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) — The St. Clair County state’s attorney is in line to become head of the Illinois State Police. The Belleville News-Democrat says the new Pritzker administration confirmed the nomination of Brendan Kelly. He’ll need approval from the Illinois Senate. Kelly ran for Congress in November but lost to incumbent U.S. Rep. Mike Bost. He…

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Alzheimer’s/Dementia Lunch & Learn- Centralia

Liberty Village of Centralia: Garden Court Alzheimer’s/Dementia Care will host “Lunch & Learn” on the last Tuesday of each month at 2 pm in the Centralia Estates Dining Room. This group provides a safe & supportive environment to share thoughts, feelings, experiences, and challenges of families affected by Alzheimer’s Disease and other Dementia related conditions.…

Diabetes Support Group- Centralia

Centralia Manor is proud to be host to the Diabetes Support Group: Learning to Live With Diabetes; the last Wednesday of every month at 2pm in the Centralia Manor Dining Room. Whether you are newly diagnosed or a long time diabetic, this support group may help you in your diabetes management. Family members and caregivers are…

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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