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MAN WANTED IN WILLIAMSON COUNTY ON SEXUAL ASSAULT CHARGE

MAN WANTED IN WILLIAMSON COUNTY ON SEXUAL ASSAULT CHARGE

HERRIN, IL — The Herrin Police Department in conjunction with the Williamson County Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s help in locating Juan Antonio Ortiz. Please notify your local police department with any information regarding Ortiz’s whereabouts, but do not approach the subject as he should be considered dangerous.

Senior Saints Hall of Fame Committee co-chair visits the Southern Illinois Insider

Senior Saints Hall of Fame Committee co-chair visits the Southern Illinois Insider

JEFFERSON COUNTY, IL — The Senior Saints Hall of Fame Committee, in conjunction with major sponsor Heritage Woods of Mt. Vernon, the City of Mt. Vernon and the Jefferson County Board, would like to announce the Senior Saints Hall of Fame nomination forms are now available and being accepted for 2021. Individuals being chosen as…

PD release name of dead man found in former Motel Marion site

PD release name of dead man found in former Motel Marion site

MARION, IL — The Marion Police Department has released the name of a Marion man found dead at the former site of the Motel Marion earlier this week. Police say the Williamson County Coroner’s Office Thursday positively identified the dead man’s remains as 51-year-old Russell W. Bozarth. The coroner’s findings indicate that foul play is not suspected.…

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Girl Scouts of Southern Illinois Hosting Day Camps in Mt. Vernon and Centralia

Service Unit 30 – Mt. Vernon Day Camp Camp Happy Holidays Grades 1-5 July 14-16, 4-8p (registration deadline: June 14) Registration Cost for Girls: $40 ($12 for girls grades 6-8 with prior PA Training and need hours to earn PA pin) Location: Girl Scout Little House – Mt. Vernon, IL We will journey through the…

Local Blood Drives

           For more information and to find a blood drive near you visit redcrossblood.org  Sat, June 12: Drury Inn and Suites, 145 North 44th Street, Mount Vernon, 10:30 am – 3:30 pm Tue, June 15: Drury Inn and Suites, 145 North 44th Street, Mount Vernon, 11:00 am – 7:00 pm Thu, June…

Covid-19 Information

Click on the link below for important information regarding Covid-19 https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html 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…

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The Black Crowes @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre

The Black Crowes @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre

RESCHEDULED: July 31, 2021 @ 8:00 pm @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre Reunited and playing $hake Your Money Maker in ITS ENTIRETY + ALL THE HITS ON SALE • $29.00, $55.00, $79.00, $99.00, $129.00, $149.00 + Tickets available at Ticketmaster Retail Outlets or at ticketmaster.com | 800‐745‐3000 All dates, acts, and ticket prices are subject to change without notice. Tickets may…

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