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PROSECUTION FOR 71 YEAR OLD MULBERRY GROVE MAN BEGINS

PROSECUTION FOR 71 YEAR OLD MULBERRY GROVE MAN BEGINS

Fayette County prosecutors on Tuesday began presenting their case against a 71-year-old Mulberry Grove man accused of the September 17th, 2017 murder of a Brownstown man. David Leroy Bright is facing two counts first-degree murder for the death of James Skinner in his home. Witness testimony included statements from Skinner’s son who found his father’s body the…read more

3 INJURED AS A RESULT OF CRASH IN SANDOVAL

3 INJURED AS A RESULT OF CRASH IN SANDOVAL

Three people were taken to the hospital Tuesday afternoon after a two-vehicle crash around 3:30 just north of the U.S. 51 and U.S. 50 intersection in Sandoval. According to crash reports, two juvenile passengers in a Van and the driver of an SUV were taken to SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital for treatment of injuries after the…read more

BLUFORD WOMAN ARRESTED AFTER CHASE WITH JEFFERSON COUNTY DEPUTIES

BLUFORD WOMAN ARRESTED AFTER CHASE WITH JEFFERSON COUNTY DEPUTIES

A 35-year-old Bluford woman was arrested early Wednesday morning after she was reportedly fled from Jefferson County Sheriff’s deputies following an attempted traffic stop. According to the sheriff’s department, around midnight Wednesday, Jefferson County Sheriff’s deputies attempted a traffic stop of a white Mazda on Markham Lane near IL Hwy 15. The Mazda reportedly ran from the deputy…read more

Wednesday of Farm Safety Week highlights Youth in Agriculture

Wednesday of Farm Safety Week highlights Youth in Agriculture

JEFFERSON/HAMILTON COUNTY, IL — This is National Farm Safety and Health Week. A number of businesses and organizations are helping spread the message including the Jefferson & Hamilton County Farm Bureaus. Sydney Lay is the Farm Bureau Manager at both locations. She says Wednesday highlights a theme of Health & Safety for Youth in Agriculture…read more

JEFFERSON COUNTY ARREST REPORTS 09-23-2020

JEFFERSON COUNTY ARREST REPORTS 09-23-2020

MT. VERNON, IL — On Wednesday, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests to WMIX/WDML News:  37-year-old Brian Doogan of Mt. Vernon was arrested Tuesday by the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Officer for Violation of Bail Bond. 40-year-old Renee Kleiboeker of Nashville, IL was arrested Tuesday by the Mt. Vernon Police Department for Driving…read more

Crossroads Community Hospital to host specialty clinic Wednesday

Crossroads Community Hospital to host specialty clinic Wednesday

MT. VERNON, IL — Crossroads Community Hospital in Mt. Vernon will host a specialty clinic to offer free hernia screening Wednesday, September 23rd. Participants will be screened by Board Certified General Surgeons, who are experts in hernia repair and complications caused by hernias. CEO of Crossroads Hospital Amanda Basso says they use the latest treatment…read more

Cedarhurst names long-time Director of Development as new Executive Director

Cedarhurst names long-time Director of Development as new Executive Director

MT. VERNON, IL — The board of trustees of Cedarhurst Center for the Arts has announced the appointment of Hillary Esser as the museum’s next Executive Director. Esser, a native of southern Illinois has served as Director of Development for Cedarhurst since 2010. During that time her primary responsibilities included raising funds for museum programs,…read more

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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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