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Salem PD arrest 4 on drug charges at Super 8 Motel

Salem PD arrest 4 on drug charges at Super 8 Motel

SALEM, IL — A suspicious vehicle report Thursday morning to the Salem Police Department resulted in four people being arrested for alleged drug offenses. According to Salem Police Chief Sean Reynolds, officers responded around 9 a.m. to the Super 8 Motel where they found three men – 45-year-old Brian W. Cavins, 32-year-old Lloyd Finley, and 31-year-old Jerrad R.…

ISP INVESTIGATING FATAL CRASH ON I-57 NEAR BENTON

ISP INVESTIGATING FATAL CRASH ON I-57 NEAR BENTON

FRANKLIN COUNTY, IL — Illinois State Police is investigating a fatal crash Friday morning on Interstate 57 in Franklin County. One lane of the interstate was shut down following the single-vehicle crash that reportedly claimed the life of the driver just south of Benton. According to ISP, initial reports indicated that the crash was a…

Highlights from Mt. Vernon Mayor’s State of the City Address

Highlights from Mt. Vernon Mayor’s State of the City Address

MT. VERNON, IL — Mt. Vernon Mayor John Lewis gave his state of the city address on Thursday during the Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce monthly luncheon. The address featured all that was accomplished, issues pertaining to the city, and improvements made in 2020 as well as looking forward to goals for this year. Mayor…

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Local Blood Drives

           For more information and to find a blood drive near you visit redcrossblood.org  Fri, Jan 22: First United Methodist Church, 1133 Main Street, Mount Vernon, 10:00 am – 3:00 pm Mon, Jan 25: Byrd Watson Pharmacy, 3401 Broadway, Mount Vernon, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Tue, Jan 26: Prince of Peace…

Covid-19 Information

Practice social distancing by putting space between yourself and others. Continue to practice healthy habits to help slow the spread of #COVID19. . • Wash your hands for at least 20 seconds • Clean and then disinfect frequently used surfaces • Stay home if you’re sick • Avoid touching your face Learn more about staying safe…

RESCHEDULED- The Guess Who @ River City Casino & Hotel

RESCHEDULED – March 6, 2021 @ 8:00 pm @ River City Casino & Hotel ON SALE •  PRICES • $77.50, $57.50, $52, 50, $47.50, $42.50, $29.50 TIME • Show 8:00 pm If you have purchased tickets to this show, please keep them as they will be valid for the rescheduled concert. Tickets available at River City Casino or at Ticketmaster.com. Guests must…

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RESCHEDULED- The Guess Who @ River City Casino & Hotel

RESCHEDULED- The Guess Who @ River City Casino & Hotel

RESCHEDULED – March 6, 2021 @ 8:00 pm @ River City Casino & Hotel ON SALE •  PRICES • $77.50, $57.50, $52, 50, $47.50, $42.50, $29.50 TIME • Show 8:00 pm If you have purchased tickets to this show, please keep them as they will be valid for the rescheduled concert. Tickets available at River City Casino or at Ticketmaster.com. Guests must…

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