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JEFFERSON COUNTY ARREST REPORTS – MAY 6TH, 2021

JEFFERSON COUNTY ARREST REPORTS – MAY 6TH, 2021

MT. VERNON, IL — On Thursday, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office along with the Mt. Vernon Police Department reported the following arrest(s) to WMIX/WDML News; 32-year-old Tashia McClain of Mt. Vernon was arrested Wednesday by the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office for a Probation Violation. This information comes directly from the daily booking report at the…

Marion County sheriff to resign end of June, blames police reforms

Marion County sheriff to resign end of June, blames police reforms

MARION COUNTY, IL — New and proposed police reform laws are being blamed for the resignation of a local law enforcement leader. Marion County Sheriff Rich Stevenson has announced his last day on the job will be June 30 and in a letter to the Marion County Board he points to new police reform laws…

Centralia man federally indicted for meth shipped in TV

Centralia man federally indicted for meth shipped in TV

CENTRALIA, IL — A 31-year-old Centralia man is back in custody in connection with a drug bust by the Centralia Police Department last summer but this time he is facing a federal indictment. Carlos Scott was initially arrested July 1st of  2020, on a Class X felony charge of distribution of between 100 and 400…

Community Events

MAY 7: SMOKED PORK LOIN SANDWICH FUNDRAISER- MT VERNON

May 7, 2021 11:00 am – May 7, 2021 1:00 pm Smoked Pork Loin Sandwich Fundraiser Meal includes large smoked pork loin sandwich, chips, baked beans, dessert – $8.00 First United Methodist Church parking lot – 1133 Main Free delivery for orders of 5 or more To order, email Kathy@mountvernonfirst.org , call FUMC at 242-1030…

Local Blood Drives

           For more information and to find a blood drive near you visit redcrossblood.org  Fri, May 7: Belle Rive Missionary Baptist Church, 401 South Main Street, Belle Rive, 2:00 – 6:00 pm Fri, May 7: Raccoon Elementary School, 3601 State Route 161, 2:00 – 6:00 pm Wed, May 12: Salem Community Building,…

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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Thursday Night Live!

Thursday Night Live!

Between Memorial Day and Labor Day – Cedarhurst stays open late until 8 pm every Thursday.The museum converts the back patio and lawn into a third space, giving the community members a place to gather, network, and enjoy the beautiful southern Illinois summer and scenery. Thursday Night Live is a no-pressure way to engage first…

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