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Cause of Sandoval apartment fire still under investigation

Cause of Sandoval apartment fire still under investigation

SANDOVAL, IL — A smoke detector alerted a woman to a fire Wednesday in her Sandoval apartment, giving her time to escape safely with her two-year-old daughter. A call about the fire in the two-story Marion County Housing Authority Duplex at 413 South Mulberry in Sandoval came in around 9:30 a.m. Wednesday. The fire appeared to have started…

Second Centralia man sentenced in double shooting

Second Centralia man sentenced in double shooting

CLINTON COUNTY, IL — A 20-year-old Centralia man was sentenced Wednesday to 24-months probation in Clinton County Court to the lesser of five felonies stemming from a double shooting incident earlier this year on Centralia’s west side. Dalton Garrison was also fined $1,000 plus assessments and given credit for 256 days served in the Clinton…

Crash on route 37 near West Frankfort kills two Wednesday morning

Crash on route 37 near West Frankfort kills two Wednesday morning

WEST FRANKFORT, IL — Two people were killed in a multi-vehicle accident in West Frankfort Wednesday morning. According to Illinois State Police, around 10:45 a.m. a 37-year-old Carbondale man was driving a gray Hyundai Elantra north on Illinois 37 near Country Club Road and slowed to turn left. A truck driven by an 18-year-old man…

Community Events

Local Blood Drives

           For more information and to find a blood drive near you visit redcrossblood.org  Wed, Dec 1: Franklin Hospital, 201 Bailey Lane, Benton, 12:00 – 5:00 pm Thu, Dec 2: Crossroads Community Hospital, 8 Doctors Park Road, Mount Vernon, 7:00 am – 5:00 pm Fri, Dec 3: St Theresa of Avila Catholic…

Concert Calendar

James Taylor w/ Jackson Browne

James Taylor w/ Jackson Browne

December 4 @ 7:30 PM Legendary singer/songwriter James Taylor & His All-Star Band with special guest Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Jackson Browne and his band at Enterprise Center. ON SALE • Friday, August 27th @ 10am PRICES • $59.50, $79.50, $125.00 Click HERE to purchase tickets

Dream Theater

Dream Theater

POSTPONED!! Dream Theater with special guest Arch Echo at Stifel Theatre on Saturday, December 4th ON SALE • NOW PRICES • $24.50, $36.50, $51.50, $66.50 and $82 Click HERE to purchase tickets

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