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EARLY VOTING CONTINUING FOR JUNE 28, 2022 PRIMARY ELECTION

(NEWTON/OLNEY) With the June 28th Primary Election fast approaching, less than five weeks away, statewide County Clerk’s Offices are reminding everyone that early voting for all precincts in Jasper, Richland, and all surrounding counties is now available weekdays, from 8:00 to 4:00, Monday thru Friday. However, all offices will be closed this coming Monday, in observance of Memorial Day. If questions about early voting for the primary, folks should contact their respective County Clerk’s Office in their county of residence.
OLNEY, IL
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LOCAL / AREA EVENTS THIS WEEK

(OLNEY) The Calvary Baptist Church in Olney will be selling pork burgers and brats this Saturday at Rural King from 10:00 to 2:00. Also bake sale items for sale. All are invited. (OLNEY) The Olney Memorial VFW will have its annual Poppy Drive this coming Saturday from 8:00 to 2:00...
OLNEY, IL
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White Arrested On Jasper County Warrant

The Carmi Police Department arrested a Fairfield Man following a traffic stop Thursday. Joshua M White, 32, of 718 County Road 2050 E was taken into custody and charged with Driving While License Revoked, Illegal Transportation of Alcohol by a driver and DUI. White was also wanted on a Jasper County warrant for Failure to Appear on a burglary charge. Bond was set at $450. White paid bond and was released.
CARMI, IL
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HEALTH FAIR NEXT WEEK IN NEWTON

(NEWTON) The Jasper County Health Department will host a Health Fair next Wednesday, May 25th, from 10:00 to 1:00, at West End Reception & Events in Newton. There will be free screenings, such as blood pressure, pulse oximetry, fit kits, and more, plus an Air Evac Helicopter will be available for viewing. Door prizes will be given away, along with many items available at the various vendor tables. Lunch items will be for sale, with all proceeds to benefit the Jasper County Cancer Support Fund. All are invited out next Wednesday.
NEWTON, IL
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Severe Thunderstorm Warning Issued for Jasper, Shelby, Cumberland, Clay, and Effingham Counties Until 7:30pm

The National Weather Service in Lincoln has issued a * Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Western Jasper County in southeastern Illinois... Southern Shelby County in central Illinois... Southwestern Cumberland County in east central Illinois... Clay County in south central Illinois... Effingham County in south central Illinois... * Until 730 PM CDT. * At 643 PM CDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near Ramsey to Farina to 8 miles southwest of Helm, moving northeast at 45 mph. HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees. * Severe thunderstorms will be near... Edgewood and Iola around 655 PM CDT. Cowden and Beecher City around 700 PM CDT. Other locations in the path of these severe thunderstorms include Watson, Xenia, Bible Grove, Shumway, Stewardson, Flora, Louisville, Dieterich, Clay City, Montrose, Wheeler, Neoga, Sailor Springs and Ingraham. This includes the following highways... Interstate 57 between mile markers 143 and 178. Interstate 70 between mile markers 79 and 108. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A Tornado Watch remains in effect until 1100 PM CDT for south central and southeastern Illinois. For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building. A Tornado Watch remains in effect until 1100 PM CDT for south central and southeastern Illinois.
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2022 EARLY VOTING

(NEWTON/OLNEY) With the June 28th Primary Election fast approaching, six weeks from today, local and statewide County Clerk’s Offices are reminding everyone that early voting for all precincts in Jasper, Richland, and all surrounding counties will be available starting this coming Thursday, May 19th, and continue until June 27th. Registered voters can early vote in their respective County Clerk’s Office with hours from 8:00 to 4:00 each weekday, Monday through Friday, until the day before the Primary Election. If any questions, folks should contact their respective County Clerk’s Office in their county of residence.
OLNEY, IL
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Fatal Accident in Jasper County

A Newton man was killed in a crash in Jasper County last night. According to the Illinois State Police, 24-year-old Jarrett Zumbahlen was northbound on northbound on North 775th Street at County Road 1200 North when his car left the roadway and struck a tree. He died at the scene. The investigation continues.
JASPER COUNTY, IL
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MONTHLY MEETING LAST NIGHT

(NEWTON) The Jasper County Board had its regular monthly meeting for May last night in Newton. The Board : approved the payment of all bills as presented : agreed to allocate the remaining ARPA funds – $550,000 to digitalize the county records for the County Clerk, Circuit Clerk, and County Assessment Office – $200,000 for EMA storage & Animal Control dog pound – $197,091 for County Office Building and Courthouse improvements – $100,000 for County Highway Department equipment – $6,300 to improve the County Office Building Drive-Up service : amended the FY22 Budget to correct expenditures to the County Coroner and County Probation Officers : agreed to revise the county’s five year Solid Waste Plan : approved an amended resolution for the Sheriff’s salary to reflect State Statute : approved changes to the county holiday schedule in regards to Juneteenth which is June 19th, 2022 : noted that construction is 93% complete for the Jasper County Law Enforcement Center with completion now expected in June : and after an executive session, the Board agreed to move forward with a consultation contract with United Life Care concerning the Jasper County Ambulance Service : the Jasper County Board’s next regular monthly meeting will be June 9th.
NEWTON, IL

Newton man dies after crashing into tree in Jasper County

JASPER COUNTY, Ill. (WTWO/WAWV) — A 24-year-old Newton Illinois man has died after a single vehicle crash in Jasper County according to Illinois State Police. ISP announced that Jarrett S. Zumbahlen, of Newton, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash. The crash occurred at approximately 7 p.m. on May 11 along North 775th […]
JASPER COUNTY, IL

ISP: Man dies in single-vehicle crash

JASPER COUNTY, Ill. (WCIA) — A man died in a single-vehicle crash that happened Wednesday night, according to Illinois State Police. Driver of a 2009 Silver Buick Sedan, 24-year-old Jarrett Zumbahlen, was traveling northbound on North 775th Street at County Road 1200 North when his car, for unknown reason, left the roadway to the right […]
JASPER COUNTY, IL
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One killed in single-vehicle crash near Newton

NEWTON, Ill. (WTHI) - A Jasper County, Illinois man is dead after a single-vehicle crash. It happened Wednesday night around 7:00 outside of Newton. Police say 24-year-old Jarrett Zumbahlen left the road and crashed into a tree. Zumbahlen died at the scene. The investigation into the crash is ongoing.
NEWTON, IL