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CLINTON COUNTY TRAFFIC CRASH

(CARLYLE) The Clinton County Sheriff’s Department has released details on a fatal head-on crash that occurred this past Sunday afternoon, shortly after 4:00, on U.S. Route 50, at the Shoal Creek Bridge, between Breese and Beckemeyer. Authorities report 19 year old Gage Rollinson from Sandoval was eastbound on Route 50 when he lost control of his car after driving through some standing water and hydroplaning. The car spun 180 degrees and crossed into the westbound lane where it was rear-ended by a pickup truck, driven by 43 year old Oscar Emilio Sanchez-Ferrera of Rockford. Rollinson and a front seat passenger, 11 year old Adler Waterbury, also from Sandoval, were both pronounced deceased at the scene of the accident, while a back seat passenger, 18 year old Caleb Calhoun from Sandoval, was airlifted to a St. Louis hospital. The truck driver and a 15 year old juvenile passenger were not injured. Emergency personnel from Clinton County assisted the ISP at the crash site.
CLINTON COUNTY, IL
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Felony DUI charge filed Collinsville accident

EDWARDSVILLE - A felony DUI charge was filed Monday against a Granite City man involved in a weekend accident that left a woman with serious injuries. Clark D.J. Spalding, 29, of Granite City, was charged May 16 with aggravated driving under the influence, a Class 4 felony; and driving under the influence, a Class A misdemeanor. The case was presented by the Collinsville Police Department.
COLLINSVILLE, IL
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Salem man draws eight-year prison term on drug delivery charge

A 26-year-old Salem man has been sentenced to eight years in prison after pleading guilty in Marion County Court Tuesday to unlawful delivery of five to 15 grams of methamphetamine. As part of the plea agreement, two other felony charges pending against John Phillips of Lynnwood Drive were dropped. They...
SALEM, IL
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OFFICIALS RELEASE NAMES OF SANDOVAL BROTHERS KILLED IN SUNDAY CRASH

CLINTON COUNTY, IL — Authorities have released the names of two Sandoval residents killed in a two-vehicle crash Sunday night that sent a third resident to a St. Louis area hospital for treatment of serious injuries. Clinton County Coroner Phillip Moss confirmed that 11-year-old Adler Waterbury and his big...
CLINTON COUNTY, IL
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2022 05/20 – Melanie Kaye Manning

Melanie Kaye Manning, age 72 of Salem, passed away at her home on Monday, May 16, 2022. Melanie was born on December 23, 1949, in Salem, the daughter of Raymond and Rosemary (Farthing) Barham. She married Barry Manning on January 2, 1999, at the Odin Christian Church and he survives in Salem.
SALEM, IL
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2022 05/24 – Hershel ‘Junior’ Dwight Jones, Jr.

Hershel “Junior” Dwight Jones, Jr. of Centralia, IL, passed away peacefully with his Daughter and Son by his side on May 16, 2022, at the age of 79. Junior was born May 7th, 1943 to Hershel “Dwight” Jones, Sr. and Elsie Anna (Torricelli) Jones. He married Shirley Ann (Orric) Jones on June 19th, 1965.
CENTRALIA, IL

Five face domestic battery charges

EDWARDSVILLE - Multiple domestic battery charges were filed in separate cases Monday by the Madison County State's Attorney's Office. Anthony S. Dell, 46, of Maryville, was charged May 16 with aggravated domestic battery, a Class 2 felony; and domestic battery, a Class A misdemeanor. The case was presented by the Maryville Police Department.
ALTON, IL
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Ridens To Play At McKendree

Alison Ridens, a senior at Bond County Community Unit 2 High School, has signed a letter of intent to play in the new beach volleyball program at McKendree University in Lebanon. She played volleyball for the Lady Comets and is excited to be involved in the start of the new...
LEBANON, IL
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Man crashes pickup into Maryville business

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MARYVILLE, IL
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Interstate 55/70 Lane Closure, Maryville, Illinois, Madison County

MARYVILLE – The Illinois Department of Transportation announces a right lane closure on I-55/70 WB between Illinois 159 and 13-mile marker in Maryville Thursday, May 19, 2022, weather permitting, between 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM. These restrictions are needed to allow access for the weigh-in-motion vendor to perform repairs...
MARYVILLE, IL
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Ameren Illinois President Richard Mark Announces his Retirement

Ameren Illinois President Richard Mark Announces his Retirement. (COLLINSVILLE, IL) – After a distinguished 20-year career in the energy sector and 45 years of business and civic leadership, Richard J. Mark, chairman and president, Ameren Illinois, announced his intention to retire on Aug.1, 2022. Upon reaching a final decision, Ameren leaders will announce Mark’s successor.
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Marshals initiative makes 152 arrests

ALTON — More than 150 arrests and 60 gun seizures have been reported during March by the U.S. Marshals Service, Great Lakes Regional Fugitive Task Force. The multi-agency law enforcement operation included the Madison County Sheriff's Department and the Alton and Granite City police departments. The effort focused on Madison and St. Clair counties, as well as the Centralia region.
ALTON, IL
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Pool Named For Davidson

At a meeting Monday night, the Kingsbury Park District Board passed a resolution to name its swimming pool in honor of Bill Davidson. “William ‘Bill’ Davidson was an original member of the Kingsbury Park District Board of Commissioners, a significant supporter of the district and its function, and an integral part of the development and success of the district.
GREENVILLE, IL

Greenville breaks ground for two projects

GREENVILLE — Officials at Greenville University on Friday held groundbreaking ceremonies for two construction projects. With the sounds of the Men’s and Women’s Track and Field NCCAA National Championships in the background, members of the Robert “Ish” Smith family and the W. Richard Stephens family, along with representatives from Greenville University and the City of Greenville, broke ground at the site of the future athletic building at the John M. Strahl athletic complex along Elm Street.
GREENVILLE, IL
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Man wanted on multiple warrants known to frequent some Metro East towns

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV) - Officers in the Metro East are looking for a man who frequents several cities in the area. The Fayetteville Police Department is looking for John Huber as he’s wanted for questioning on multiple warrants. The department said Huber - who also goes by John Henry - frequents Mascoutah, Freeburg, Fayetteville and other surrounding areas.
FREEBURG, IL
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Unit One Board Acts On Personnel Matters

The Mulberry Grove Unit 1 Board of Education met Monday and after a closed session took action on several personnel items. The resignation of Bobby Koontz as superintendent was accepted. Koontz is taking an administrative position with Bond County Community Unit 2. The board has scheduled a special meeting for...
MULBERRY GROVE, IL
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