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Missing Tamms Man Found in Mississippi River After Home Burnt Down

Missing Tamms Man Found in Mississippi River After Home Burnt Down

Alexander Co. – Illinois State Police say the body of a man reported missing after his home burned down last week in Alexander County has been recovered from the Mississippi River in Tennessee and is being investigated as a homicide. Officials say the fire happened at Larry L. McNelly’s home on McDaniel School Road in rural Tamms on Sept. 10. He was the only person living  there. No further information will be release at this time. The investigation into the fire and the homicide continues.  Anyone with information regarding the case of Larry L. McNelly should contact the Illinois State Police Zone 7 Investigations at 521-2171.

Brookport Bridge Could Possibly Re-Open This Week

Brookport Bridge Could Possibly Re-Open This Week

KYTC – Work on the Brookport Bridge is progressing faster than projected and the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says that the bridge could be open by the end of the week. The KYTC made the announcement yesterday. The bridge project, which started as a week-long closure back in May, was expected to be done sometime around…Continue Reading

Carbondale Sustainability Commission to Meet at Civic Center Tomorrow Evening

Carbondale Sustainability Commission to Meet at Civic Center Tomorrow Evening

Carbondale – A Sustainability Commission meeting in Carbondale is set for tomorrow evening at 6:00pm at the Carbondale Civic Center. The commission is seeking ideas from the community to help develop a Sustainability Action Plan for Carbondale. They say that ideas from individuals who live and work in Carbondale will be crucial in helping the…Continue Reading

Union Co. Sheriff’s Office Searching for Registered Sex Offender After He Fled from Police Stop

Union Co. Sheriff’s Office Searching for Registered Sex Offender After He Fled from Police Stop

Union Co. – The Union County Sheriff’s Office is asking for your help in finding Randall Clay Holley, a registered sex offender out of Indiana who fled police following a traffic stop in Union Co. on Friday. According to a release from the Union Co. Sheriff’s Office, Holley was pulled over on Route 146 west…Continue Reading

Juvenile Charged in Connection to Friday Night Carbondale Shooting

Juvenile Charged in Connection to Friday Night Carbondale Shooting

Carbondale – A 17-year-old is behind bars in connection to the Friday night shooting in Carbondale that injured three. According to a release from the Carbondale Police Department, officers have arrested a 17 year old juvenile, who is in custody and has been charged with Unlawful Use of Weapons and Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm. The…Continue Reading

Massac Co. Sheriff’s Office Searching for Individuals Involved in Thefts at Lock and Dam 52

Massac Co. Sheriff’s Office Searching for Individuals Involved in Thefts at Lock and Dam 52

Brookport – The Massac County Sheriff’s Office is asking for your help in identifying two individuals as they investigate reports of vandalism and theft from Lock and Dam 52. According to a release from the Massac County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page, a company cleaning the lock and dam have reported numerous thefts that have occurred…Continue Reading

City of Sesser Awarded 74k Downtown Rehabilitation Grant

City of Sesser Awarded 74k Downtown Rehabilitation Grant

Sesser – Sesser city officials announced Friday that Sesser has been awarded a $74,000 Downtown Rehabilitation Grant for sidewalk improvements including changes to meet ADA guidelines, replacement of concrete, steps, handrails and much more. According to a post on the City of Sesser’s Facebook page, the grant will be used for improvements on the south…Continue Reading

One Dead, Two Injured in Jackson Co. ATV Accident

One Dead, Two Injured in Jackson Co. ATV Accident

Jackson Co. – A Chester woman was killed and two others were injured in a single ATV accident in Jackson County Saturday night. According to a preliminary investigation report from the Jackson County Sheriff’s office, the accident happened around 9:45 on Swan Pond Road, near Neuhaus Lane, in rural Jacob. A side-by-side utility vehicle was going north…Continue Reading

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