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Motorcycle rider hurt in Jackson County accident

AVA, Ill. (WJPF) – One person was hurt Sunday in a two vehicle accident involving a car and a motorcycle in Jackson County. At about 5:30 p.m., the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office says Zane Ward, 28, of Willisville was driving a motorcycle on the Keller Highway when he tried to pass a car near Redbird Road, outside of Ava.
JACKSON COUNTY, IL
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Ava man swerves to miss deer, crashes jeep

CAMPBELL HILL, Ill. (WJPF) – One person was hurt in a single vehicle crash Sunday in Jackson County. At about 11:15 p.m., the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office says Jay McMillan, 48, of Ava was driving a Jeep on Brickplant Road near Campbell Hill when a deer ran into the road.
AVA, IL
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Endangered Marion teen located safe

WILLIAMSON COUNTY - A teenager reported missing in the Marion area has now been located safely. Donna G. Bennett was recently reported missing by the Marion Police Department after not being seen since May 9th. At the time, she was listed as an endangered person due to a disability. Donna...
MARION, IL
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Marion VFW seeks help to erect new sign

MARION -- Marion VFW Post 1301 is a useful asset to the local communities, but its leaders believe that more visibility can increase the services the Post offers. The post is located on Longstreet Road just a few hundred yards east of Route 37. Even though there is a Korean War vintage battle tank that flanks the current sign, the road is still easy to miss. Plus, the current sign is small and must be lettered by hand.
MARION, IL
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Herrin Festa Italiana returns for 2022

HERRIN, Ill. (KFVS) - Herrin Festa Italiana returns May 21-30. Events include pageants, a golf tournament, a bocce tournament, a triathlon, car show, poker run and more. See the carnival times and where to buy armbands here. Doors open at 6 p.m. for live entertainment:. Friday, May 27 - Hairbanger’s...
HERRIN, IL
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Clay Walker performing in Marion this July

MARION - Country music singer Clay Walker will be performing in Marion later this Summer. Cody Dunbar Productions made the announcement this morning. Walker will be performing at the Marion Cultural and Civic Center on Friday, July 8th. Tickets go on sale this Friday, May 20th at 10:00 a.m. They...
MARION, IL
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Volunteers work together to 'spruce up' the community

MARION -- The adage "it takes a village" was put into action on Saturday at Marion's Jones Park. It took 42 volunteers, 15 local sponsors, and a 15-year-odl prodigy, 14 hours to work magic on the first project of a new initiative to transform the basketball court at the park into a work of art.
MARION, IL
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SIU's fitness program for cancer survivors and caregivers transforms lives, gives priceless experience in new facility

Cancer -- it's a word that strikes fear and changes lives in an instant. It happened to the family of Phil Anton, associate professor and director of the exercise science program at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, when his cousin and childhood best friend, Julie Honerkamp, was diagnosed at the age of 13.
CARBONDALE, IL
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Baumgarte leads Benton past Pinckneyville

BENTON — The Benton Rangers hosted the Pinckneyville Panthers in the quarterfinals of the Du Quoin 2A Baseball Regional, with the winners to face the Indians. Rangers’ senior Reid Baumgarte pitched a complete game to lead Benton to a 2-1 win. After a scoreless first inning, the Panthers...
PINCKNEYVILLE, IL
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