April 9, 2019
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Centralia Man Arrested, After Having 30 Outstanding Felony Warrants

A man from Centralia, who fled prosecution after having nearly 30 outstanding felonies and traffic charges, was reportedly apprehended in Wisconsin.  32-year-old TJ Howard had previously fled prosecution on the same outstanding cases, and was captured in California last summer.  … Continue reading

April 9, 2019
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New Parole System Approved by Pritzker

Governor JB Pritzker has officially signed a legislation that would create a new parole system for young offenders.  The mid-sentence parole consideration process for those people who are convicted and younger than 20-years-old would qualify.  The Prisoner Review board would … Continue reading

April 4, 2019
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Rainfall at Average for month of March

In total rainfall for the month of March, we saw 4.66 inches of rain.  According to the Nashville Water Plant, we had 2.1 inches of rain back on March 25th and 1.38 inches on March 31st.  Our total rainfall for … Continue reading

April 4, 2019
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Two Accidents Reported Last Week

Two accidents were reported in our area this past week.  On Wednesday, March 27th, sheriff’s deputies responded to a 2-vehicle accident along State Route 127, at 2nd Street in Nashville.  19-year-old Edward Johnston Jr., of Addieville, ended up striking 43-year-old … Continue reading

April 4, 2019
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Unemployment Up in our area for February

The unemployment figures from the Illinois Department of Employment Security, Economic Information and Analysis Division came out last week.  In that report, Illinois saw their unemployment rate stay steady last month at 4.4-percent.  The united states number stayed the same … Continue reading

April 3, 2019
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Election in Washington County

County voters will be heading for the consolidated election today from 6am to 7pm, with a few contested races in our area.  In Du Bois, the unofficial winners were Mark Klaybor, Raymond Klaybor and Jeannette Bochantin.  Nicholas Ketterhagen lost by … Continue reading

April 3, 2019
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Pedestrian Struck in Jackson County Dies

A man from Carbondale dies, after being struck by a vehicle in Jackson County on Saturday night.  Sheriff’s deputies responded to the scene on Saturday night, where a crash occurred along Dogwood Road, about a mile east of Giant City … Continue reading

April 3, 2019
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Road Closure Today on US Route 51 in Sandoval

The Illinois Department of Transportation would like to announce that there will be a closure along US Route 51 in Sandoval, in regard to a railroad track improvement.  The closure will take place from 8am until 430pm today, weather permitting.  … Continue reading

April 1, 2019
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SNAP Benefits Come Early for April Customers

The Illinois Department of Human Services announces that the April Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or better known as SNAP benefits, will be issued early to some Illinois customers.  April SNAP benefits will be loaded automatically on customers’ Link cards between … Continue reading