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Closings, Cancellations, & Delays for Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019

The following is a list of closings, cancellations, and delays for Tuesday, November 12, 2019.

Last updated: Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 8:23 AM CT

Schools:
Agape Christian School – Closed
Ashley Grade School – Closed
Akin Grade School – Closed
Anna CC District 37 – Closed
Anna-Jonesboro High School – Closed
Ashley Grade School – Closed
Benton Grade School – Closed
Benton Consolidated High School – Closed
Bethel Grade School – Closed
Bluford Schools – Closed
Cairo Schools – Closed
Carbondale Elementary District 95 – Closed
Carbondale High School – Closed
Carmi-White County CUSD 5 – Closed
Carterville Unit 5 – Closed
Central City Grade School – Closed
Centralia City Schools – Closed
Centralia High School – Closed
Century Schools – Closed
Chester Schools – Closed
Christ Our Rock Lutheran High School, Centralia – Closed
Christopher Comm Unit 99 – Closed
Clinton County School Consortium – Closed
Cobden Schools – Closed
Community Consolidated Unit 204, Pinckneyville – Closed
Crab Orchard Schools – Closed
Dongola Schools – Closed
Du Quoin Unit 300 – Closed
Egyptian Schools – Closed
Ewing-Northern School – Closed
Fairfield Schools – Closed
Farrington Grade School – Closed
Field Grade School, Texico – Closed
Frankfort CUSD 168, West Frankfort – Closed
Gallatin County Schools – Closed
Giant City District 130 – Closed
Grand Prairie Grade School – Closed
Hamilton County Unit 10 – Closed (daycare will remain open)
Hardin County Schools – Closed
Herrin Unit 4 – Closed
Irvington Grade School – Closed
Iuka Grade School – Closed
JAMP Special Ed – Closed
John A. Logan College – Closed
Johnson County Schools – Closed
Johnston City District 1 – Closed
Kaskaskia College and all education centers – Closed
Kaskaskia Special Education Center – Closed
Kell Grade School- Closed
Lick Creek Schools – Closed
Marion Unit 2 – Closed
Massac Unit District 1 – Closed
McClellan Grade School, Mt. Vernon – Closed
Meridian Schools – Closed
Mt. Vernon Alternative & SAFE Schools – Closed
Mount Vernon City Schools, District 80 – Closed
Mount Vernon Township High School – Closed
Murphysboro CUSD 186 – Closed
Nashville Schools – Closed
New Horizon Christian School, Centralia – Closed
Norris City-Omaha-Enfield Schools – Closed
North Wamac Grade School – Closed
Odin Schools – Closed
Opdyke-Belle Rive Grade School – Closed
Patoka Schools – Closed
Pinckneyville Dist 50 – Closed
Pinckneyville High School – Closed
Pope County CUSD 1 – Closed
Project ECHO – Closed
Raccoon Grade School – Closed
ROE #13 Alternative Learning Academy – Closed
Rend Lake College – Closed
Rome Grade School – Closed
St. Mary’s School, Centralia – Closed
St. Mary’s School, Mt. Vernon – Closed
St. Peter Lutheran School – Closed
Salem Grade Schools – Closed
Salem High School – Closed
Saline County Schools – Closed
Sandoval Schools – Closed
Selmaville Grade School – Closed
Sesser-Valier Schools – Closed
Shawnee Schools – Closed
South Central Schools – Closed
Southeastern Illinois College – Closed
Southern Seven Head Starts – Closed
Sparta Schools – Closed
Spring Garden Grade School – Closed
STAR Quest Academy – Closed
Tamaroa Grade School – Closed
Thompsonville Grade School – Closed
Trico Schools – Closed
Trinity Lutheran School, Centralia – Closed
Trinity Lutheran School, Hoyleton – Closed
Unity Point School – Closed
Wabash & Ohio Valley Special Education District – Closed
Waltonville Schools – Closed
Washington County Vocational Workshop – Closed
Wayne City Schools – Closed
Wesclin Unit School District 3 – Closed
Willow Grove Grade School – Closed
Woodlawn Schools – Closed
Zeigler-Royalton CUSD 188 – Closed

Agencies:
Franklin County Courthouse – Closed
Jefferson County Health Department – Closed
Mt. Vernon Township Assessor’s Office – Closed
Mt. Vernon Township Supervisor’s Office – Closed

Organizations:
American Legion, Centralia – Closed [NO BINGO TONIGHT]
American Legion, Mount Vernon – Closed [NO BINGO TONIGHT]
Amy Center – opens at 10 am
Comprehensive Connections and all it’s programs including Sunshine Center home delivered meals – Closed
Jefferson County Senior Services, Mt. Vernon – Closed

Events:

 

Warming Centers:

 

David Overstreet Announces Candidacy for Illinois Supreme Court

David Overstreet Announces Candidacy for Illinois Supreme Court

Fifth District Appellate Court Justice David Overstreet, a Mt. Vernon native, has announced that he will seek election to the Illinois Supreme Court in 2020. He will seek the seat Lloyd Karmeier will vacate. Karmeier recently announced his retirement set for Dec. 6, 2020. Overstreet noted his variety and quantity of law experience makes him…Continue Reading

Carbondale Receiving $14 Million Grant for Multimodel Project

Carbondale Receiving $14 Million Grant for Multimodel Project

CARBONDALE – The City of Carbondale will receive a $14 million federal grant toward the Carbondale Station Multimodal Project through the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) BUILD grant program. The grant was announced Wednesday by Senators Tammy Duckworth and Dick Durbin. “This federal investment will be a tremendous boost to Carbondale and Southern Illinois,” Durbin…Continue Reading

Two Local Fire Districts to Receive Funding for Emergency Vehicles

Two Local Fire Districts to Receive Funding for Emergency Vehicles

SPRINGFIELD – The Lake Egypt Fire Protection District and the Williamson County Fire Protection District will receive a portion of the $9.3 million in no interest/low interest loans Governor J.B. Pritzker’s administration released Wednesday for the purchase of emergency vehicles. According to a press release from the Governor’s office, Lake Egypt will receive $350,000 and Williamson County…Continue Reading

McCleansboro Man Arrested After Altercation, Disorderly Conduct

McCleansboro Man Arrested After Altercation, Disorderly Conduct

MCCLEANSBORO – A McLeansboro man was arrested Saturday night after McLeansboro Police and Hamilton County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a fight in progress in the 300 block of E. Broadway. McLeansboro Police Chief Nathan Taylor said when officers arrived to the scene, they learned that 36-year-old Donald Green was in an altercation with a woman…Continue Reading

Massac Co. Man Arrested for Rape of Minor, Multiple Sex Charges

Massac Co. Man Arrested for Rape of Minor, Multiple Sex Charges

PADUCAH – A Massac County man is behind bars on multiple sex charges after his arrest in Paducah, KY. According to a release from the McCracken County Sheriff’s Office, 47-year-old Nathan Anderson was arrested on charges of rape, sodomy, sexual abuse, and unlawful transaction with a minor Monday following an investigation into the rape of a teenage…Continue Reading

Sparta Man Arrested for Thefts in Randolph Co., Charges to Come

Sparta Man Arrested for Thefts in Randolph Co., Charges to Come

RANDOLPH CO. – A Sparta man was arrested in connection to multiple thefts in Randolph County. According to a release from the Randolph Co. Sheriff’s Office, 41-year-old Jesse Sellers was arrested and will be charged with unlawful possession of stolen property. The items included a 2010 Polaris Razor, a 2017 Ferris lawnmower, and other lawn…Continue Reading

SIUC State of the University Address to be Presented Wednesday Afternoon

SIUC State of the University Address to be Presented Wednesday Afternoon

CARBONDALE – SIU Carbondale Chancellor John Dunn will deliver the 2019 State of the University address Wednesday afternoon at 3 in the Student Center Ballrooms on the SIUC campus. Dunn will share remarks honoring 150 years of Saluki tradition, share pride in the university’s recent accomplishments and look forward to future promise for the university. The public…Continue Reading

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