Tuesday , September 27 2022

Jeffrey Oestreich

January 7, 2022 Closings, Cancellations, and Delays

Last Updated: Friday, January 7, 2022 at 12:09 am CT Schools:Agape Christian High School: Remote Learning Day TodayAkin CCSD 91/Elementary School: Remote Learning Day TodayAnna CCSD 37: Remote Learning Day TodayAnna-Jonesboro Community High School: Closed TodayBenton CCSD 47: Closed TodayCairo School District: Closed Today: Remote E-Learning DayCarbondale Community High School: Closed …

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ICCB PROVIDES NEARLY $23 MILLION TO ADDRESS EDUCATIONAL AND CAREER PROGRAMING EQUITY IN ILLINOIS

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Community College Board (ICCB) has granted $22.8 million to community colleges and other community based organizations throughout Illinois to help address education and unemployment gaps for African American and other minority communities. The funding will be used by 18 community colleges and nearly 20 other organizations …

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MULTIPLE WAYS TO GET COVID VACCINE, BOOSTER, AND TESTING THROUGH HOLIDAY SEASON

SPRINGFIELD – Positive cases of COVID-19 are surging in Illinois at a time when family and friends gather for the holidays. The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) has partnered with SHIELD Illinois to offer 20 free community COVID-19 PCR rapid testing before the holidays. The State is also hosting …

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THREE CITED FOR POACHING VIOLATIONS IN SOUTHERN ILLINOIS

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Three southern Illinois residents face criminal charges and penalties for poaching deer, bobcat and turkey on private land and other violations following an investigation by the Illinois Conservation Police. Cited were Justin Bauersachs and Greg Cottom, both of Pinckneyville, and Sally Albers of Breese. In January, the …

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DR. JOHN KOHLER TO JOIN SSM HEALTH IN ILLINOIS AS CHIEF MEDICAL OFFICER

MT. VERNON – SSM Health in Illinois is excited to announce the addition of Dr. John Kohler to their executive leadership team. Dr. Kohler replaces Dr. Corey Black as Regional Chief Medical Officer for the Southern Illinois region. In this role, Dr. Kohler will be responsible for the overall direction …

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THE FOWLER BONAN FOUNDATION, SEN. CARROLL PARTNER TOGETHER FOR TOY GIVEAWAY, SEEK TO HELP FAMILIES IMPACTED BY RECENT TORNADOES

HARRISBURG – Following aftermath of the devastating tornadoes that tore through parts of Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri and Tennessee, the Fowler Bonan Foundation and Kentucky State Senator Danny Carroll are partnering together in an effort to assist with ongoing relief efforts following the natural disaster.     “Many lives have …

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JCSO COMPLETES INVESTIGATION INTO ATTEMPTED ESCAPE, DEPUTY INVOLVED SHOOTING AT JEFFERSON COUNTY COURTHOUSE

MT. VERNON – The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office has completed their administrative investigation into the attempted escape and deputy involved shooting at the courthouse while a criminal investigation by Illinois State Police is still underway. Sheriff Jeff Bullard says in an online video release that the office will now use …

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