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Q4: 3 inmates sentenced in Saline County to be released

There were three inmates sentenced to jail in Saline County that will be released from the custody of the Illinois Department of Corrections during the fourth quarter. The inmate being released that served the longest time was Xlander T. Rollins for aggravated battery while discharging a firearm. Xlander T. Rollins spent more than 10 years incarcerated.
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Sic Forensic Falcons Honored with IL House Resolution

City of Mount Carmel issued the following announcement on July 22. The SIC 2021 National Champion Forensic Falcons were honored Wednesday, July 21, at the college by Rep. Patrick Windhorst. Pictured (l-r) are Coach Paul Cummins, Collin Sexton, Hunter Rechsteiner, Director Jenny Billman, Coach John Corum, Haley Rice, Rep. Patrick Windhorst, Shainna Ralston, and Tiffany Turner. Not pictured: Addie Hanks, Addie Mays, Kale Rister, Bradlee Frailey, Javen Wendler, and Nick Triplett.
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Saline 4-H win awards at Home and Family Show

Saline County 4-H members exhibited some outstanding projects at the 4-H Home & Family Show held on Thursday, July 8, at the Harrisburg Town & County Lions Club. Exhibitors excelled with their Foods, STEAM Clothing, Shopping in Style, Interior Design, Pies, Food Preservation and Food Decorating projects which they presented to the judges. And all the projects were on display for the public to enjoy.
Saline County, ILDu Quoin Evening Call

George Hart Post 167 Sons of the American Legion receives DAR award

HARRISBURG -- The Michael Hillegas Chapter National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution recently awarded the George Hart Post 167 Sons of the American Legion the DAR Community Service Award. Not a group to "toot their own horn," the chapter learned of their many contributions while serving on...
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George Hart Post 167 Sons of the American Legion receives DAR award

HARRISBURG -- The Michael Hillegas Chapter National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution recently awarded the George Hart Post 167 Sons of the American Legion the DAR Community Service Award. Not a group to "toot their own horn," the chapter learned of their many contributions while serving on...
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Week ending July 24: 1 inmate sentenced in Saline County to be released from Illinois Department of Corrections

There was one inmate sentenced to jail in Saline County that will be released from the custody of the Illinois Department of Corrections during the week ending July 24. According to The Institute for Illinois’ Fiscal Sustainability, Illinois spends about $37,000 a year per incarcerated person. In a study by Prison Policy Initiative, Illinois’ incarceration rate was at 564 per 100,000, higher than every industrialized country, except the United States. When compared with its surrounding states, Illinois was the lowest. Kentucky and Missouri have rates over 850 per 100,000.
Saline County, ILThe Southern

Saline County summer program teaches kids how to cope

Summer camps and activities for kids come in lots of varieties. But there's summer program in Eldorado serving a very special group of children and adolescents. Kindergarteners through high school students who have suffered through some sort of traumatic experience in their lives are participating in a special summer program led by the Stress and Trauma Treatment Center in the Saline County community.
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Restored Smokey Bear sign welcomes visitors to Glen O. Jones Lake

SALINE COUNTY -- A rejuvenated Smokey Bear sign now welcomes visitors to Glen O. Jones Lake at the Saline County Fish and Wildlife Area. Site Superintendent Eric McClusky said at one time, the sign was located at the entrance to Glen O. Jones Lake near the intersection of Forest Road and Glen Jones Road.
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