Topics covered include: Another prison guard attack in Vienna; Disclosure leads the way in helping report the West Frankfort Marching Moron who allegedly stole a dress then posed for selfies wearing it and put it on her Facebook page; the Southern Illinoisan pisses off a lot of people giving too much credit to Carbondale police; and report of the crash in Clay County today with debris all over U.S. 50.
WILLIAMSON CO.—The recent revelation of an existing Illinois Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission (ARDC) complaint against a Marion attorney has brought forth information about that attorney’s brother.
SALINE CO.—Machinations on the part of Peabody Coal supporters, in concert with a Saline County public official, have managed to close the embattled Cottage Grove Road in Cottage Township on the east side of the county.
JACKSON/SALINE COs.—The revelation that a Saline County boy was reported to be among the last persons to see Southern Illinois University-Carbondale student Pravin Varughese alive has had little impact on the investigation into the case.
FRANKLIN/SALINE COs.—Authorities are apparently ignoring calls for more information as it regards the death of a young man on July 4.
JEFFERSON/SALINE COs.—A July 8 incident in Jefferson County involving a Harrisburg man has created a situation wherein the man is stating his rights were violated, and the police are stating that the whole thing has been overblown.
Part 3 This month’s installation of the scrutiny of questionable use of tax dollars in Williamson County, outlined by Elisabeth ‘Lily’ Abbott, Marion resident in her compilation of the matter, “None Dare Call it Corruption,” is the third in the series which will run through the summer. The research was prompted by Abbott’s own tax […]
SALINE CO.— As with any business, and make no mistake, successful budgeting at any level, county or otherwise, requires a business mind, investments are sometimes called for in order to increase revenue.
WILLIAMSON CO.—A major cocaine bust was conducted in mid-June in Marion, and charges are pending against two defendants taken into custody that evening.
HARRISBURG— The city of Harrisburg has re-established the existence of a TIF (Tax Increment Finance) district officially, with a previous TIF District having expired last year under the watch of former mayor Eric Gregg.