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The Illinois State Police and the Massac County Sheriff’s Department is asking the residents in the Brookport, Unionville, Mt. Sterling, and Hamletsburg areas of Massac County to be on the look out for an armed and dangerous suspect threatening individuals in the area.  He is describes as follows...
Mounds Township High School had its 18th school reunion Saturday, July 2, in Cape Girardeau. A total of 145 alumni and spouses gathered at Plaza Convention Center on Saturday afternoon. They came from 16 states, with the farthest being Charlie Bough from California. The class of 1965 had the most...
The 23rd annual American Cancer Society, ACS, gospel benefit is planned Friday, Aug. 5, at 7 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, which is located at 100 E. Fifth St. in Metropolis. Martha Bormann, the concert coordinator, said in a news release that this year’s benefit will feature a return...
Pulaski County State’s Attorney Jim Flummer reported that on July 18, Cyle A. Smith, 25, of Pulaski, was sentenced to three years incarceration in the Illinois Department of Corrections for the offense of threatening a public official. The sentence was pursuant to a plea agreement, and arose out of...
The Southern Illinois Electric Cooperative plans to have its annual meeting Thursday, Aug. 4. The meeting will be at Shawnee Community College near Ullin. Registration is scheduled from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Entertainment is planned from 5 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. A business meeting begins at 6 p.m. Registered...
Illinois State Police District 22 has announced the results of a roadside safety check detail which was conducted during the late evening hours of June 4 and the early morning hours of June 5 in Alexander County. State police also released statistics from occupant restraint enforcement patrols...
Bargain hunters may want to make a note of an event which is scheduled to make its debut in the region in early August. The first River to River yard sale is scheduled for Aug. 4-6 in Southern Illinois. Organizers said the yard sale's route will follow from Illinois Route 146, from East Cape...
The Tamms Volunteer Fire Department recently received a $500 donation from Unimin Specialty Minerals Inc. From left are Lt. Jeffrey Dinsmore, Fire Chief Jesse Kerr and Unimin health and safety coordinator Dasha Fehrenbacher. Photo provided.
Tamms’ Fire Chief Jesse Kerr and Lt. Jeffrey Dinsmore were reccently presented with a $500 donation from Unimin Specialty Minerals Inc. "It is because of our local supporters and caring residents that we are able to keep our heads just above water,” Kerr said. “With the population level decreasing...
A sign in Cobden announces the upcoming 2016 Peach Festival.
The 79th edition of the Cobden Peach Festival is planned Friday and Saturday, Aug. 5-6. Most of the Peach Festival activities will be at the Cobden Community Park in Cobden. Activities begin at 5 p.m. each day. The park is located along Locust Street in the Union County village. The Peach Festival...
Marsha Griffin, candidate for state representative in the 115th Representative District, is hosting a grand opening of her campaign office from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday, July 29, located at 2015 W. Main St., Suite 107 in Carbondale. "I have been out knocking on doors and talking to residents...

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