Topics covered include: Court proceedings from the district courts in southern Illinois this past week; a man suspected of having a diabetic episode wrecks in Marion; Rob Rush turns himself in Saturday; pot chasers overhead in Saline and Gallatin counties, and a special message to Ev.
WILLIAMSON CO.—Liz Lively is the Democrat candidate running for Williamson County Clerk.
SALINE CO.—One of the hotly-contested offices in Saline County this election is one that was the hot ticket in 2010: That of County Clerk.
SALINE CO.—In 2010, the movement in Saline County for offices up for grabs was following the Republicans, and one such Republican was seeking the seat held for years by Democrat Willie McClusky: That of county clerk.
SALINE CO.—The Saline County ballot is a busy one in a couple of areas, and woefully lacking in others.
WILLIAMSON CO.—Dennis Falmier is the Democrat candidate running against Republican Ron Ellis for County Commissioner in Williamson County; and Falmier’s campaign motto is “A Full Time Commissioner For Williamson County.”
PULASKI CO.—In the oftentimes unbelievable political arena that is the state of Illinois, there’s going to be some extremes in unbelievable office-holding.
EDWARDS CO.—As in many other counties in the Second Judicial Circuit, little Edwards County has only one contested local race.
CLAY CO.—A single county board office, a race for regional superintendent of schools, and a circuit court judge decision are all that are contested in local races on the Clay County ballot this election season.
The helicopter activity being reported today in and around Harrisburg as well as the crossroads at Junction today has a viable explanation: They’re looking for pot plots.