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Police investigating death of Sesser couple

SESSER - The Sesser Police Department and Illinois State Police are currently conducting a death investigation after a couple were pronounced deceased this morning. According to a news release from the Sesser Police Department, at approximately 9:02 a.m. this morning, officers were dispatched to 806 S. Locust in Sesser in reference a dropped call.
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Deaths of Sesser couple under investigation

SESSER, Ill. (WJPF) Police in Sesser are investigating the deaths of an elderly couple. Just after 9:00 a.m. Tuesday, police were dispatched to the South Locust Street home of James and Phyllis Miller after a call was made from the home to 9-1-1, but no one was on the other end of the line.
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Deaths of two 86-year-olds under investigation in Sesser

SESSER, Ill. (KFVS) - The deaths of two 86-year-old in Sesser are under investigation. Officers were called to the 800 block of South Locust Street just after 9 a.m. on Tuesday, June 28. Sesser Police said the officers were investigating a dropped call. When they arrived at the home they...

2 deaths under investigation in Sesser, Ill.

Jackson Mayor Dwain Hahs and Jackson park music series organizer Bruce Loy previews the performers scheduled to play at the Jackson Municipal Band Shell. The unofficial results are in for the Illinois General Primary Election held on Tuesday, June 28. The Breakfast Show TOO headlines 6/29. Updated: 4 hours ago.

2 injured in motorcycle crash in Zeigler, Ill.

SOUTHERN Ill. (KFVS) - Two people were injured in a motorcycle crash in Zeigler Saturday night, June 25. According to the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office, they responded to single motorcycle crash around 10:17 p.m. on Saturday on State Highway 148 and Prairie Creek Lane, about one-fourth a mile north of the Williamson County line.

Two arrested following drive-by shooting

CARBONDALE, Ill. (WJPF) – Two men have been arrested following a drive by shooting in Carbondale. At about 3:35 a.m. Sunday, police say shots were fired from a dark colored sedan near the intersection of North Robert A Stalls Avenue and East Willow Street. No injuries were reported, but some property was damaged.
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Lane closures ahead: Chester Bridge repairs begin July 5

Motorists traveling across the Mississippi River Bridge at Chester will find slow going in the coming months. The state of Missouri will begin repair work on the bridge pavement along with some minor steel work beginning July 5, with completion expected by December. Stop lights will be in place and...

Ste. Genevieve Post 150 Run Rules Festus Post 253 On J98

(Ste. Genevieve) Ste. Genevieve Post 150 shutout Festus Post 253, 10-0, in 5 innings on J98 Tuesday night. The top four hitters for Ste. Gen set the tone for this ball game. Aiden Boyer batted third and went 1-for-2 with a pair of walks and this RBI in the bottom of the 1st.
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Sparta Stingrays at Red Bud

Sparta Stingrays met up with the Red Bud Waverunners for a dual meet at Red Bud Tuesday, June 21. Red Bud won the meet with combined team scores of 490 to Sparta's 168.

Two artists decorate windows in the Twin Cities

Festus Main Street has been more colorful lately. Two professional freelance artists – Emily Baker of Festus and Kenzie Wolk of Ste. Genevieve –have been working independently to bring the seasons to life with window paintings at businesses all around the Twin City area. Baker, 37, said her...

SIU Football Team helps ‘clean up’ Chester

CHESTER – On Wednesday June 22 the Southern Illinois University Football Team came to Chester to help clean up the community and provide a FREE Mini Football Camp for kids. It was the 2nd Annual SIU Clean-Up Day for the Salukis in Chester, the inaugural event being held last year in the summer of 2021.

2 hurt in Franklin County motorcycle accident

ZEIGLER, Ill. (WJPF) – Two people were hurt Saturday in a motorcycle crash in Franklin County. It happened about 10:15 p.m. on Route 148 in between Herrin and Zeigler. The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office says Michael Stone, 48, of Marion was southbound when he lost control of the bike and crashed. Stone and his passenger, Shannon Tolbert, 48, were both thrown from the motorcycle and airlifted from the scene.