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Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan reported June 21 that a Pinckneyville woman pleaded guilty to charges of theft and income tax fraud for allegedly stealing more than $200,000 from the Pinckneyville Rural Fire Protection District, PRFPD. Tammy Kellerman, 52, of Pinckneyville, pleaded guilty in...
Students in Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s automotive technology program planned to be busy at this year’s General Tire Street Machine Nationals in Du Quoin.  This was the fourth year students developed and will judge and present the “Best Integration and Use of Technology Award” since...
The Barkhausen Cache River Wetlands Center near Cypress plans to host a program about the alligator snapping turtle on Saturday, July 2, at 10 a.m. The center is located at 8885 State Route 37 South. Illinois Department of Natural Resources natural heritage biologist Scott Ballard is leading a long...
Century School District No. 100 in Ullin plans to have student registration July 19 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. All students in kindergarten through 12th grade who will be attending Century in the fall are required to register at this time. All students, including kindergarten who preregistered in the...
Harrah’s Metropolis is once again hosting a Hometown Celebration on Saturday, July 2. The event will feature music, a Kid’s Zone and food and drinks available to purchase. The Kid’s Zone will feature obstacle courses, bounce houses and more from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Live music will be provided by...
The Jonesboro Public Library plans to host a story hour every Tuesday in July starting at 2 p.m. The library is located at 412 S. Main St. in Jonesboro. For more information, call 618-833-8121.
Two area legislators joined on June 22 to voice concerns about what they see as more critical services being slashed in Southern Illinois. State Reps. John Bradley, D-Marion, and Brandon Phelps, D-Harrisburg, called on Gov. Bruce Rauner to sign legislation widely supported by Republicans and...
Independence Day will be celebrated on July 4 at the Tamms Park, which is located at Front and Cleveland in Tamms. The Tamms Fire Department plans to present a variety of activities, including fireworks. Proceeds will benefit the department. Food will be served by Tom's Place. Donnie Blaney will...
The Cobden Junior American Legion baseball team lost a pair of games in recent action. Orient 13, Cobden 3: Cody Wieseman was 2-for-3 to lead visiting Cobden in the loss at West Frankfort Thursday, June 16. Zane Nance was 1-for-2 for Cobden. Austin Lewey, Trevor Middleton and Bayden Ditterline were...
The Shawnee Hills Arts Council/Anna Arts Center in Anna has announced its fall season of shows. Tickets for each performance are $15 or $25 for a season pass. “Little Shop of Horrors” “Little Shop of Horrors” is the award winning musical by Alen Menken and Howard Ashman first opened off-Broadway in...

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