Topics covered include: Harv Fenton ends his cop career, his wife ends a newspaper; “training exercise” in Marion schools yesterday; man dies on parking lot of Vincennes Walmart; fatal farm equipment v truck accident south of Marshall; Joshua Lee Reynolds sentenced to DOC in White County; fire in Eldorado takes the life of a resident of an apartment complex.
Yesterday’s drug sweep at Marion Jr. High School and Marion High School was a scheduled routine search according to Marion High School Principal Jason Varner.
Oct 29 2014 | Posted in Williamson
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Topics covered include: Schools closed in Franklin County due to some sort of threat today; Ivan D. Hinds Jr. hemmed up in Edwards County; Amber M. Walkenbach, Ashley D. Roosevelt, and Eric Cowling ALSO hemmed up in Edwards County; feds deal with Antuan D. Perkins and Ahamad R. Atkins.
A Carbondale man has made a first appearance in federal court on cocaine and heroine charges while a co-defendant has pleaded guilty and is awaiting sentencing.
Topics covered include: Fatal crash in Hardin County early Saturday morning claims the life of a Cave-in-Rock young man; former Alto Pass pastor Bill Vandergraph sentenced to 51 years in Department of Human Services custody; Honeywell’s uranium hexafluoride leak frightens Massac County residents; Williamson County residents Michael A. Boyt, Sr., and Matthew S. Beers, plead guilty in federal court to meth conspiracy; Jonathan E. Merydith of Union County also hemmed up in federal court.
The Election Edition is a preview of the contested offices in our coverage area, from all regions: Egypt, Central and Heartland. And while there aren’t a LOT of contested offices, sadly enough, the ones that are up are hot tickets: Sheriff, County Clerk, judicial retention, county board offices. We have it ALL.
Oct 27 2014 | Posted in Breaking
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Erick Roman, 38, an inmate at the United States Penitentiary at Marion, Illinois, appeared today for arraignment in United States District Court in Benton on an indictment charging him with assaulting a correctional officer at that facility.
Jonathan E. Merydith, 26, of Cobden, Illinois, pled guilty to a one-count indictment charging conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois
On October 22, 2014, Michael A. Boyt, Sr., 42, of Marion, and Matthew S. Beers, 31, of Johnston City, pled guilty to a one-count indictment charging them with conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine
Topics covered include: Edwards County’s main meth mover Dillion Bailey hemmed up by the feds; Crawford County’s Charles Michael Kearby Jr. off to Department of Corrections AGAIN; Seven Perry County residents indicted on conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine; L’Erin Ragon busted in Harrisburg on multiple charges; Special Education instructor Kirby J. Cheesman is charged in Wabash County for sexual abuse involving a student.