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Southern Illinois News

TOUCH OF NATURE HOSTS CATALYST MOUNTAIN BIKE FESTIVAL NOV. 19-21

CARBONDALE, Ill. — The third and final race of the popular Catalyst Race Series at Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Touch of Nature Environmental Center is expanded into a Catalyst Mountain Bike Festival Nov. 19-21. The race is at 11 a.m. Nov. 20 and registration is underway. The deadline to sign up is Nov. 17. The …

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MARION POLICE REPORT

MARION – The following information was released by the Marion Police Department on Tuesday, November 9, 2021. Jesse Imhoff, 26, of Marion has been issued a citation for Criminal Defacement of Property on the overpass at The Hill Avenue and I-57 on October 27, 2021. Thomas Daily, 32, of Carbondale …

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JCHD TO HOLD MODERNA BOOSTER CLINIC NOV. 19 AND 20 IN CARBONDALE

MURPHYSBORO – The Jackson County Health Department will hold a COVID-19 vaccination clinic at the Carbondale Civic Center on Friday, Nov. 19 & Saturday, Nov. 20 for the sole purpose of administering booster doses of  Moderna. Vaccination hours each day are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Appointments are required and …

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FORMER MASSAC COUNTY OFFICIAL PLEADS GUILTY TO WIRE FRAUD AND MAIL FRAUD

BENTON – A Kevil, Kentucky man pleaded guilty Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Benton to one count of Wire Fraud and seven counts of Mail Fraud for engaging in a scheme to defraud the Massac County Emergency Management Agency. Thirty-year-old Christopher Thompson was the Assistant Director of the Emergency …

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HERRIN MAN FACING GUN CHARGES FOLLOWING ROAD RAGE INCIDENT IN CARBONDALE

CARBONDALE – A Herrin man is facing gun charges after Carbondale Police responded Monday morning to the 1000 block of East Main Street on a report of a road rage incident where a firearm was displayed by the passenger of the suspect vehicle. Police say during the course of the …

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SALEM MAN WANTED FOR OCTOBER BURGLARY IN RURAL MT. VERNON ARRESTED

MT. VERNON – A 23-year-old Salem man was arrested over the weekend on a Jefferson County warrant charging him with burglary. According to the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department, law enforcement authorities in Marion County arrested Tristan N. Rankin on the $30,000 warrant Sunday and took him to the Marion County …

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SUSPECT IN MONDAY’S BANK ROBBERY IN CARTERVILLE IN CUSTODY

CARTERVILLE – A 38-year-old man is in custody following a bank robbery Monday afternoon at First Mid Bank and Trust in Carterville. Law enforcement arrived at the scene immediately following the robbery. Officers developed a suspect, 38-year-old Craig Wright of Carterville. He was later taken into custody on a charge …

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