Floyd D. Hargrave, 36, of McLeansboro, was sentenced this morning in White County court for Possession of Methamphetamine, a class 3 felony. He received a sentence of five year in the Department of Corrections (DOC) and one year of Mandatory Supervised Release (MSR). [Read more...]
On 05/21/2022 at approximately 7:45 a.m. Sheriff’s Deputy Nick Capeheart, was dispatched to a call about a truck that had been burned near the river northeast of Crossville. [Read more...]
After the closed session of the NCOE School board last night, the board voted to:
- accept the resignations of Dakota Baseden as an aide, and Courtney Emery as an aide.
- accept the letter of retirement from Carol Hill as bus driver.
NCOE Ag teacher Kory Sutton gave an annual review to the NCOE school board last night. The end of year report is required for incentive funding grants. Sutton said there were 52 members in FFA and he averages 10 students or more in each Ag class that he handles. Sutton said the Construction, Horticulture, and Welding classes are more difficult to accommodate with that many high schoolers.
There are supervised agricultural experiences Sutton says he would like to see expanded, as it is a requirement for an Alumni scholarship for those who are going to college. Sutton said he needed more help to do this. He stated that the Alumni have already voted and are willing to go up to $10,000.00 for grants to bring in another teacher. [Read more...]
State says unserialized firearms created and sold by individuals were involved in over 20,000 suspected crimes last year nationwide
Chicago-- Governor JB Pritzker signed HB4383 into law, banning the sale and possession of so-called ‘ghost guns’ statewide. ‘Ghost guns’ refer to unserialized, privately made firearms that are often sold as a set of parts to be assembled at home, allowing prohibited purchasers to circumvent background checks. Ghost guns cannot be traced by conventional means and can be created on a 3-D printer, leaving no record of their ownership. [Read more...]