Greene County, IL

Jacksonville, ILJacksonville Journal Courier

Night beat: A first look at today's police news

• Toney L. Prather, 24, of 650 S. Prairie St. was arrested at 1:13 a.m. Saturday on a charge of violating an order of protection. • Ashley N. Thady, 27, of 315 N. Westgate Ave. was arrested at 10:07 p.m. Friday on charges of possession of methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia after a car in which she was a passenger was stopped at South Clay and East College avenues. She was also arrested on a Greene County warrant accusing her of contempt of court, a Cass County warrant accusing her of failing to appear in court on a dangerous drugs charge, and a Morgan County warrant accusing her of failing to appear in court on a dangerous drugs charge.
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Greene County, ILwlds.com

IDOT Pavement Inspections Begin Monday in Greene

Greene County is set to have major pavement inspections beginning on Monday. The Illinois Department of Transportation has announced that Route 67 from the hilltop south of White Hall to county road North East 1500 just north of Roodhouse for both lanes, and Route 67 from 1000 north just south of Carrollton to Northwest 400 just north of Carrollton on both lanes, and both lanes of Illinois Route 108 inside Carrollton will encounter intermittent lane restrictions during daytime hours.
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Greene County Gets Shot In Arm From My Country Market Visit, Still Hopes To Attract Grocer

CARROLLTON - Greene County has become a food desert since the closing of the Kroger stores in Carrollton and Roodhouse. Thankfully, Greene County still has Meehan’s in Greenfield and Triple J Meats in Roodhouse, but Carrollton and White Hall no longer have any food stores. Greene County Public Health Administrator Molly Peters has been a leader in combatting the countywide problem. She said that food access is vital to a community. "We will not be able to rely only on our gas stations Continue Reading
Carrollton, ILwlds.com

Grocery Ordering to Soon be Available in Carrollton

Residents of Carrollton were surprised to see a grocery store trailer pop up in the parking lot of the former IGA store Wednesday. The My County Market Trailer took even Greene County Health Department Administrator Molly Peters by surprise. She says she was aware there had been conversation with County Market following the close of the IGA stores in Greene county.
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Market filling need for grocery-less Greene communities

CARROLLTON — A refrigerated trailer soon will be the base of operations for food delivery to residents in Greene County without a local grocery store. Niemann Foods, a Quincy-based company that owns County Market in Girard, will be providing online orders and delivery to help address the lack of food options in the county following the closure of Kroger in May.
Greene County, ILwlds.com

Gillespie Woman Likely To Be Tested For Mental Fitness in Bad Check/Stolen Vehicle Case

A Gillespie woman who has charges across 5 counties in West Central Illinois may soon be evaluated for mental fitness. 25 year old Abigail L. Martin was in Greene County Court this morning for an appearance stemming from a October 2, 2020 arrest on charges of writing a bad check and possession of a stolen vehicle. Greene County Public Defender Tom Piper asked for a continuance in the Greene County case this morning in order to properly file a fitness motion and discuss Martin’s mental fitness with psychologist Dr. Daniel Cuneo of Belleville. The Greene County case has been continued until June 28th.
Greene County, ILTelegraph

Greene roadwork set June 14-18

ROODHOUSE — The Illinois Department of Transportation has announced Greene County roadwork June 14-18, weather permitting. Both lanes of U.S. 67 from Hilltop (south of Whitehall) to NE 1500 (north of Roodhouse); both lanes of U.S. 67 from 1000N (south of Carrollton) to NW 400 (north of Carrollton); and both lanes of Illinois 108 inside Carrollton will encounter intermittent lane restrictions during daytime hours.
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IDOT schedules lane restrictions in Greene, Madison counties

The Illinois Department of Transportation announced Wednesday both lanes of U.S. 67 from Hilltop (south of White Hall) to NE 1500 (north of Roodhouse); both lanes of US 67 from 1000N (south of Carrollton to NW 400 (north of Carrollton); and both lanes of Illinois 108 inside the city limits of Carrollton will encounter intermittent lane restrictions during daytime hours only beginning Monday, June 14, through Friday, June 18, weather permitting. These lane closures are necessary for investigations of the pavement.
Rockbridge, ILriverbender.com

Rockbridge City Park Is 'Total Loss': Juvenile Petitions Filed Against Two Boys For Arson

ROCKBRIDGE - The Rockbridge area just outside Greenfield is devastated after a fire destroyed an entire playground this past Sunday. Greene County State's Attorney Caleb Bristoe said juvenile petitions have been filed against the boys, alleging one count of arson - for fire destruction of the park, and a second count - criminal damage to state property over $10,000 and less than $100,000. He said the boys were staying with a relative for a weekend when the fire occurred.
Rockbridge, ILTelegraph

Boys face charges after Rockbridge fire

ROCKBRIDGE — The Greene County state’s attorney will determine what charges will be filed against two pre-teen boys after fire caused $35,000 to $40,000 damage to the community park in Rockbridge. Greenfield Fire Protection District firefighters were called to the park on Illinois 67 about 2 p.m. Sunday. Greenfield police...
Rockbridge, ILJacksonville Journal Courier

Boys, 11 and 12, face charges after fire destroys Rockbridge community park

ROCKBRIDGE — The Greene County state’s attorney will determine what charges will be filed against two pre-teen boys after fire caused $35,000 to $40,000 damage to the community park in Rockbridge. Greenfield Fire Protection District firefighters were called to the park on Illinois Route 67 about 2 p.m. Sunday. Greenfield...
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Rockbridge Playground Burns After Juveniles Allegedly Light Mulch on Fire

A playground in Rockbridge burned to the ground on Sunday after an alleged arson incident involving two juveniles. According to a report from the Greene County Sheriff’s Office, at approximately 2PM Sunday, the Greenfield Fire Protection District was dispatched by West Central 911 to respond to a fire located in the Village Community Park in Rockbridge.
Greene County, ILWest Central Reporter

Q4 2020 Parolees Recap: Who was paroled in Greene County?

There were seven offenders released on parole during the fourth quarter of 2020 that live in Greene County, according to Illinois Department of Corrections data obtained by West Central Reporter. The data shows that all of the released offenders in Greene County were men. Of the parolees, one is a...
Carrollton, ILJacksonville Journal Courier

Murrayville man jailed on aggravated stalking, other charges

CARROLLTON — A Murrayville man was being held Friday in the Greene County Jail on aggravated stalking and other charges in lieu of $150,000 bail. Jason E. Wyatt, 48, of Murrayville was being sought on an arrest warrant accusing him of stalking and five counts of violating an order of protection. Authorities said he turned himself in Thursday.