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PART OF THOMPSONVILLE ROAD IN WILLIAMSON COUNTY TO CLOSE FOR ROAD WORK MONDAY

MARION – The Williamson County Highway Department says Thompsonville Road will be closed between Corinth Road and Thorn Road on Monday starting at 8 a.m. through Tuesday at 4 p.m. due to a culvert installation. You are encouraged to seek alternate routes while this work is completed.

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TRAFFIC STOP IN MT. VERNON LEADS TO JUVENILE’S ARREST ON WEAPONS, DRUG CHARGES

MT. VERNON – A traffic stop Monday in the 3900 block of Broadway in Mt. Vernon resulted in the arrest of a 16-year-old juvenile on weapons and drug charges. According to the Mt. Vernon Police Department, around 8:30 p.m. Monday, a patrol officer initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle …

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CHILDREN’S COVID-19 VACCINATIONS NOW AVAILABLE AT JACKSON COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT

MURPHYSBORO – Following approval by FDA and CDC, the Jackson County Health Department in Murphysboro will offer Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine to children age 5-11 years old. A vaccination clinic only for those ages 5-11 will be held at the Jackson County Health Department on Saturday, Nov. 13 from 8:30 a.m. …

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FOWLER TO HOST IN-PERSON REGIONAL TOWN HALL NOV. 10 IN BENTON

BENTON – State Senator Dale Fowler will host an in-person regional town hall event Nov. 10 in Benton.  The in-person regional town hall event is scheduled from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Café Bloom, located at 1104 Public Square in Benton. Attendees are asked to please RSVP at https://www.ilsenategop.org/fowlerrlt. Special guests at …

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SEARCH FOR MISSING ORIENT MAN CONTINUES

BENTON – The sheriff’s office in Franklin County continues to seek information concerning a missing Orient man who was last seen last month. According to Franklin County Chief Deputy Kyle Bacon, 34-year-old Joshua R. Brock is a white male standing 5’11” tall weighing 260 pounds. He has brown hair and …

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DEER HUNTERS SIGHT-IN DAY NOV. 13 IN MARION

MARION – Williamson County Sheriff Bennie Vick says the annual Deer Hunters Sight-in Day will take place on Saturday, Nov. 13 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the sheriff’s office range, located at 18567 Philadelphia Road in Marion. This event will give hunters the opportunity to sight their hunting …

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