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Investigation continues into death of Carbondale mayor's wife, Terri Henry

Authorities still aren't saying what caused last week's surprising death of Terri Henry, the wife of the mayor of Carbondale, but the circumstances remain the subject of an active state police investigation. Mayor John "Mike" Henry returned home Aug. 9, sometime after that evening's city council meeting, to find his...
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One arrested for stolen vehicle

On Aug 4, The Cape Girardeau County Sheriff’s Office received a stolen vehicle report on State Highway 74, located in Cape Girardeau County. An investigation resulted in the arrest of 37-year-old Thomas Womack Jr., of Glenallen. The Prosecuting Attorney’s office issued an arrest warrant charging Womack with felony burglary and felony stealing. The warrant came with a $35,000 bond. Womack remains incarcerated in the Cape Girardeau County Justice Center.

Carbondale Police Need Help Identifying Theft Suspect

CARBONDALE – Carbondale Police need your help identifying a suspect allegedly involved in a theft captured on a surveillance camera. Police say around 11:40 a.m. on Aug. 12, two suspects came on to the property of a home in the 300 block of South Glenview Drive. One suspect stole property from the porch and walked away while the other suspect walked eastbound across South Glenview Drive.

LaCenter man arrested following pursuit

A pursuit in Ballard County ended with the arrest of a LaCenter man Wednesday night. The Ballard County Sheriff's Office said a deputy saw a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed in Kevil. The driver, 62-year-old Joe Ed Scott of LaCenter, reportedly began passing other vehicles when the deputy attempted to stop him.

Carbondale addresses scooter complaints

The appearance of electric scooters and bikes on Carbondale's sidewalks and footpaths last month has sparked concerns. Resident Don Monty told the Carbondale City Council at its Aug. 9 meeting that he has seen the scooters unceremoniously dumped in the middle of sidewalks, posing hazards to the sight-impaired, as well as wheelchair users.

Metropolis Police warn of text scam concerning mail

Metropolis Police and the Metropolis Post Office are warning residents of a text message scam. The post office says they have been notified by customers that fraudulent text messages are being sent purporting to be from the United States Postal Service. The messages claim that there is an issue with a package delivery.

Anna, Carbondale receive grant money to spruce-up downtowns

Zander Trainer is one of 25 finalists in the Kids Division of the USA Mullet Championships. Funeral arrangements set for wife of Carbondale Mayor. A ‘Celebration of Life’ for Theresa Henry will be held at the First United Methodist Church in Carbondale on Saturday. Cape Girardeau Career &...

Deanna Price, husband James Lambert hired on Illini coaching staff

CHAMPAIGN, ILLINOIS - Southern Illinois University Carbondale (SIU) graduate and local Olympian Deanna Price along with her husband, James Lambert, also an SIUC graduate, will be joining the University of Illinois track and field program. Illinois track and field Head Coach Petros Kyprianou says Lambert will be the throws coach,...

Glenallen man faces charges after vehicle stolen

CAPE GIRARDEAU COUNTY, Mo. (KBSI) – A Glenallen man faces charges after the Cape Girardeau County Sheriff’s Office investigated a stolen vehicle. Thomas W. Womack Jr., 37, faces a Class D felony of burglary and a Class C felony of stealing. On Aug. 4 the sheriff’s office received...

Carbondale and Anna to receive money to spruce up their towns

Authorities believe propane gas leak caused Wyatt home explosion. Southeast Missouri State students return for fall semester. Southeast Missouri State students return for fall semester. CTC receives fire truck from Jackson Fire Department. Updated: 7 hours ago. |. The Cape Girardeau technical college received a big red gift this afternoon.

Marat Muckelroy ranks 5,199th in Boys' 12 bracket in July

Makanda tennis player Marat Muckelroy finished 5,199th in July in the junior Boys' 12 category of the United States Tennis Association. They started July ranked 4,996th. By the end of the month they'd earned 30 points across singles and doubles tournaments. Players earn points per round... ★ FURTHER REFERENCES ★

Shawnee Development: fuel bill assistance program available

Shawnee Development Council Inc. has announced that funds are available to assist income-eligible households in the area with their natural gas, propane and electric bills and furnace costs. The funds are available through the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, LIHEAP. Shawnee Development Council administers the program in Alexander, Hardin, Johnson,...

Carbondale council approves new assisted living facility

The Carbondale City Council approved the final amended planned unit development plan for a new NeuroRestorative Assisted Living Facility at 1300 E. Walnut St., even though construction has already been underway for several weeks. John Lenzini, city community development manager, told the council that the developer of the assisted living...

Southern 7 Union County WIC Recipients to Receive Farmers Market Vouchers

Now through the end of October, Union County families enrolled in the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program Women, Infants, and Children’s (WIC) through Southern 7 Health Department will receive a $30 voucher, in addition to their regular monthly allotment, to spend at Union County Farmers Market in Anna. “The program...

Two SIU profs among Illinois’ top innovators

CARBONDALE, Ill. – Two faculty members from Southern Illinois University Carbondale today (Aug. 17) received statewide awards for innovation at the 2022 STEAM Expo at the Illinois State Fair in Springfield. SIU nominated Scott D. Hamilton-Brehm and Lahiru Jayakody for the 2022 Illinois Innovation Network awards. The two Innovators...

The 141st Union County Fair starts Friday in Anna

ANNA - Every August, Anna City Park takes on a different look as the home of the Union County Fair. This year, the 141st Union County Fair will start Friday, Aug. 19 and run through Aug. 27. Posted in:. Places:. 10:13. 06:36. 03:24. 03:24. 03:24. 03:11. 03:10. How many junior...

West Nile virus detected in mosquitoes in Jackson County, Ill.

JACKSON COUNTY, Ill. (KFVS) - Routine mosquito testing shows the first batch of mosquitoes positive for West Nile virus in Jackson County. According to the Jackson County Health Department, the mosquitoes were collected on Tuesday, August 16 near Murphysboro. West Nile virus is transmitted through the bite of a mosquito...