Saturday , February 4 2023

Southern Illinois News

SKELETAL REMAINS FOUND IN PANA BELIEVED TO POSSIBLY BE MISSING CARTERVILLE MAN

PANA, IL — Illinois State Police say human remains found Saturday in Pana may belong to a missing Carterville man. Agents from ISP’s Division of Criminal Investigation Zone 4, local law enforcement agencies, area emergency management officials, and others located human skeletal remains during a search in a field near the 2500 …

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MAN WANTED ON FELONY WARRANT IN HAMILTON COUNTY ARRESTED FOLLOWING FRIDAY MORNING INCIDENT IN WHITE AND WAYNE COUNTIES

WHITE COUNTY, IL — A Friday morning incident that began with Carmi Police investigating a report about a car with two people possibly passed out inside, turned into a pursuit that ended with a crash in White County and the driver’s arrest. According to a Carmi Police report, officers responded to the …

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ISP SEEKING PUBLIC’S ASSISTANCE IN LOCATING MAN WANTED IN CONNECTION WITH THE MURDER OF TEEN

HARRISBURG, IL — The Illinois State Police (ISP) Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) – Zone 8 needs your help in finding a 36-year-old Harrisburg man wanted for first-degree murder in connection to the March 13 shooting death of Mishealia M. Meredith. Alexander McWilliam stands 5’10” tall and weighs 215 pounds with black hair and …

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“AMERICAN PICKERS” RETURNING TO ILLINOIS

The History Channel’s hit program “American Pickers” will be returning to film episodes in Illinois in May. According to a press release sent to us from the Carmi Chamber of Commerce, the program wants to reach out to as many collectors to discuss their years of picking. “American Pickers” is …

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WEEKEND HOMICIDE UNDER INVESTIGATION IN SALINE, GALLATIN COUNTY

HARRISBURG, IL – The Illinois State Police is currently investigating a weekend homicide that allegedly happened in Saline County with the victim’s body being found in Gallatin County. According to ISP, the Harrisburg Police Department requested agents from the ISP’s Division of Criminal Investigation-Zone 8 to investigate a female’s disappearance …

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CITY OF CARMI ELECTRONICS RECYCLING EVENT MARCH 27th

The City of Carmi will host an electronics recycling event for Carmi and White County residents on Saturday, March 27, from 9am-noon at 520 North 3rd Street in Carmi.                  Due to COVID-19 CJD E-Cycling is requiring the following safety procedures: Materials to be recycled must be in the hatchback …

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BANTERRA BANK SECURES NAMING RIGHTS OF FERRELL HOSPITAL’S NEW EXPANSION

Banterra Bank recently announced a $50,000 donation to Ferrell Hospital in Eldorado to secure a naming rights agreement as part of the hospital’s new completed $55,000 square foot expansion. Banterra will have the naming rights to the new public courtyard located next to the new waiting room area. Ferrell Hospital …

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