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Hike Less Than A Mile To This Spectacular Waterfall Swimming Hole In Illinois

With hotter and humid weather upon us, it’s time to decide where to cool off. We could always stay indoors with the air conditioning but who wants to do that after being cooped up all winter? Lakes, rivers, pools, and water parks are also great options, but what about a short hike to a waterfall that spills right into a lovely little pool? If that sounds like a good idea to you, then make your way to Ferne Clyffe State Park in Goreville.
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2020 Parolees Recap: Who was paroled in Saline County?

There were 52 offenders released on parole during 2020 that live in Saline County, according to Illinois Department of Corrections data obtained by SE Illinois News. The data shows 38 men and 14 women were released in Saline County. The median age of the parolees was 36. The youngest parolee was a 22-year-old man convicted of a property crime in 2020, and the oldest was a 62-year-old man convicted of a crime involving drugs in 2012.
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Williamson County Crash Report Released

WILLIAMSON COUNTY - This is a report from the Illinois State Police about a two-vehicle crash with injury in Williamson County. The Following Preliminary Information is Being Released by Illinois St ate Police District 13 WHAT: Two-Vehicle Traffic Crash with Injury WHERE: Illinois Route 37, just north of Villa Way, Williamson County WHEN: June 12, 2021 at 4:20 p.m. VEHICLES: Unit 1 – Red 2021 Nissan Versa Unit 2 – Gray 2008 GMC Envoy DRIVERS Continue Reading
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One hurt in Williamson County crash

WILLIAMSON COUNTY, Ill. (WJPF) — A West Frankfort man was hurt Saturday in a two car crash in Williamson County. It happened at about 4:20 p.m. on Route 37, just north of Villa Way. Illinois State Police say 31-year-old Jeremy Bader of Perryville, Missouri was southbound on 37 when his...
Marion, ILkhqa.com

Body in motel rubble identified as man missing for months

MARION, Ill. (AP) — A body discovered after the demolition of a landmark motel in southern Illinois has been identified as a man who had been missing since December. Marion Police Chief David Fitts says foul play is not suspected in the death of 51-year-old Russell Bozarth. The body was...
Hamilton County, ILseillinoisnews.com

2020 Parolees Recap: Who was paroled in Hamilton County?

There were six offenders released on parole during 2020 that live in Hamilton County, according to Illinois Department of Corrections data obtained by SE Illinois News. The data shows five men and one woman were released in Hamilton County. Of the parolees, one was a veteran, and the median age was 34. The youngest parolee was a 22-year-old man convicted of a property crime in 2018, and the oldest was a 45-year-old man convicted of a crime involving drugs in 2018.
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Property donated to Vienna High School

Carla Grant, who grew up in Vienna, has donated a corner lot to Vienna High School. The property is near the southwest entrance to what is known as the lower parking lot in which people enter the new gym. Grant no longer had a need for the vacant lot and,...
Goreville, ILsouthernillinoisnow.com

SC Takes On Goreville For Trip To State Today At SIU

The SC Cougars will head to the IHSA super sectionals this afternoon at 23-3 when they take on the 12-7 Blackcats of Goreville at SIU-Carbondale for a trip to the final four. The Cougars advanced with a 1-0 classic over North Clay Friday afternoon. Goreville knocked off Steeleville in their Sectional finals. This is the 3rd trip to the Elite 8 for SC in their program’s history. One of their losses was to Goreville with Marissa being the other. Game time at 4pm this afternoon.
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Miners’ Kaleb Schmidt named Frontier League Pitcher of the Week

Marion, IL (June 14, 2021) – The Southern Illinois Miners are pleased to announce that rookie right-handed pitcher Kaleb Schmidt has been selected as the Frontier League Pitcher of the Week for the week ending June 13. Hailing from Springfield, Missouri, Schmidt was selected in the first round of the...
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Fowler Bonan Foundation Jr. Golf Day set to return July 15

HARRISBURG, Ill. (KFVS) - The Fowler Bonan Foundation announced the return of their annual golf day fundraiser. “With the pandemic, we were forced to cancel our annual fundraiser to ensure we did our part to keep everyone safe and healthy,” said Dale Fowler, the Board Chairman. “But this year we’re back, and it’s going to be bigger and better than before.”
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Body in motel rubble is identified as man missing for months

MARION, Ill. (AP) — A body discovered after the demolition of a landmark motel in southern Illinois has been identified as a man who had been missing since December. Marion police Chief David Fitts says foul play is not suspected in the death of 51-year-old Russell Bozarth. The body was discovered Tuesday at the old Motel Marion in Marion in Williamson County. Demolition of the 80-year-old motel and campground was completed last week. Police searched the property for Bozarth four or times since he was reported missing, even using specially trained dogs.
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