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16-year-old Saline County student killed in crash

The community in Eldorado, Illinois, is mourning the loss of a 16-year-old student who died in a crash on Thursday. Officials at Eldorado High School first shared the sad news in a letter that explained student Thomas Long had lost his life in a crash that happened Thursday. "One of...
SALINE COUNTY, IL
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Concert to be held at Rent One Ballpark in Marion, Ill.

A middle school student from Doniphan, Mo. is heading to Washington D.C. to compete in the National Spelling Bee. Crews respond to trailer fire in East Cape Girardeau. Crews responded to a fire at a trailer in East Cape Girardeau. Southeast Missouri authorities investigate string of car break-ins Updated: 4...
DONIPHAN, MO
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JEFFERSON COUNTY ARREST REPORTS – MAY 27TH, 2022

MT. VERNON, IL — On Friday, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office along with the Mt. Vernon Police Department reported the following arrests to this Withers Broadcasting/Dana Communications Radio Station;. 33-year-old Robert Tate of Bluford was arrested Thursday by the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office for Indirect Civil Contempt.
JEFFERSON COUNTY, IL
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Eldorado teen dies, 2 other teens injured in head-on crash on Rte. 13

GALLATIN COUNTY, Ill. (KFVS) - One teen died and two others were injured in a head-on crash on Route 13 Thursday night, May 26. It happened around 9:17 p.m. According to Illinois State Police preliminary investigation, a green 1998 Chevrolet S-10 was going westbound on Illinois Route 13, just west of Duncan Lane, near Shawneetown, and a red 2006 Ford F-150 was going eastbound on Rte. 13 in the same area.
ELDORADO, IL

Juvenile killed in Gallatin County crash

SHAWNEETOWN, Ill. (WEHT) – Police say a 16-year-old juvenile from Eldorado, Illinois is dead after a two-vehicle collision in Gallatin County on May 26 at 9:17 p.m. According to the Illinois State Police (ISP), the 16-year-old was driving a green truck was traveling westbound on Illinois Route 13, just west of Duncan Lane, near Shawneetown. […]
SHAWNEETOWN, IL
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Former Jefferson County Administrator placed on work release program

MT. VERNON, IL — A 60-year-old former Jefferson County school administrator convicted of embezzlement has reportedly been placed on a work release program less than four years into her 15 year prison sentence. According to an online notification system, Sabrina Wheatley was placed on the work release program Wednesday.
JEFFERSON COUNTY, IL
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Man reported missing in Carbondale, Illinois, last seen May 20, police say

CARBONDALE, IL — The Carbondale Police Department is searching for a man in his 60s who was reported missing after he was last seen on May 20. In a news release sent Friday, May 27, the police department says 64-year-old Arthur Reed was last seen at 8 a.m. on May 20 in the 800 block of West Industrial Park Road.
CARBONDALE, IL
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Harrisburg’s Guyton Signs To Play Soccer At KC

The KC Blue Angels soccer team has signed Vershay Guyton from Harrisburg. She is an all-conference defender and also excelled in basketball and volleyball in high school but chose soccer. Former Blue Angel team captain Hannah Bartok was one of her high school coaches.
HARRISBURG, IL
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Muddy River Marathon donates $20K to CPSEMO

Rent One Ballpark in Marion, Ill. will host a concert tonight. An El Dorado, Ill. teen was killed in a traffic crash on Route 13. Memorial Day ceremony held in Bollinger Co. A Memorial Day ceremony was held in Bollinger County to honor fallen service members. DRONE12: Fort D in...
CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO
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Odin/Patoka/Sandoval Represented On All-MTC Softball Team

The Midland Trail Conference released their All-League Team yesterday. Woodlawn’s Lauren Harris was the player of the year edging out Odin/Patoka/Sandoval’s Tristan Moore and Christ Our Rock’s Bryanna French who were also All-Conference. Also on the team was OPS Lauren Robb. Teammate Macey Spicer and Christ Our...
WOODLAWN, IL
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Salem Jr Legion Post 128 Falls In Opener At Mt Vernon

The Salem Post 128 Junior Legion season got underway last night with an 11-9 loss at Mt Vernon. Salem trailed 11-3 in the last inning, but scored 6 runs in the inning and had 2 runners on with the games tying run at the plate, but the runner at 2nd base was picked off to end the game.
SALEM, IL
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Local educator backs Pride Month with second annual run

MARION -- June is National LGBTQ+ Pride Month and, for the second consecutive year, a Johnston City teacher is taking a unique approach to raising awareness. On Saturday, June 11, Tim Kee will run 10 miles, from Marion to Carbondale, to send an important message to the community. "I started with a simple idea of linking Marion to Carbondale, in the hopes of spreading inclusivity across county lines," Kee said.
MARION, IL
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Mike Kramer – Benton, Illinois

Phillip Michael Kramer, age 73, of Benton, Illinois, passed away Wednesday, May 25, 2022, at his home. Mike was born on March 10, 1949, in Benton; the son of Fred Kramer and Mary Lou (Cook) Kramer. He was married to the former Ramona Craft; and they were married for 10 plus years, until their divorce.
BENTON, IL
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Jerry E. Kluck

Jerry E. Kluck, 84, of Mount Vernon, Illinois, passed away at 9:59 am May 25, 2022 at Amita Health Care Hospital in Aurora, Illinois. He was born May 6, 1938 in Mount Vernon, Illinois to the late Willis and Edrie (Lyle) Kluck. Jerry married Thelma (Martin) Kluck on February 7, 1959 in Mount Vernon, Illinois.
MOUNT VERNON, IL
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Robert “Bob” Lee Tennyson

Robert “Bob” Lee Tennyson, 62, of Piopolis, IL passed away on Wednesday, May 25, 2022 at his home. Bob was born August 7, 1959 in Mt. Vernon, IL the son of Homer & Rosalie Tennyson. On June 29, 1991 Bob married Lisa Marie (Milner) Tennyson, who survives. Bob...
MOUNT VERNON, IL
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Remembering the 'Miracle of Marion'

MARION -This Sunday marks 40 years since a deadly tornado ripped through Marion. The May 29, 1982 F4 tornado killed 10 people, injured 200, destroyed homes, dozens of businesses and uprooted thousands of lives. Mayor Mike Absher said at Monday night's city council meeting that the city will hold a...
MARION, IL
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