With respect to the Circuit Court and the recent rise in cases of COVID-19, the county clerk requests that you wear a mask when entering the building and courtroom. Please maintain a social distance and once seated,you may remove your mask. [Read more...]
A McLeansboro couple, along with three minors were involved in an accident last night on Rte. 142 south of McLeansboro. Sarah M., 32 and Tyrel K. McFarland, 39, of McLeansboro. were westbound in a 2018 NIssan on the Norris City Road approaching Ill. Rte. 142 at approximately 10:34 p.m. when they failed to stop at the stop sign and traveled across Rte. 142 and struck a ditch. All but one were transported to a local area hospital with minor injuries. Tyrel McFarland had no injuries. A 10 year old juvenile male, a 12 year old juvenile female and a 13 year old juvenile female, all of McLeansboro were in the car
The driver, Sarah McFarland, was cited for disobeying a stop sign, driving while license suspended and operating an uninsured vehicle. Tyrel McFarland was arrested on a felony warrant out of Indiana.
Sgt. Craig Poole from the White County Sheriff’s office took a fraud report on Wednesday from a Norris City woman, Charlotte A. Morris. Morris advised Poole that she had received information from the unemployment security office saying she had applied for benefits. Morris stated she had received two letters from the unemployment office on March 3 stating they needed more information from her. [Read more...]
One individual was sentenced to the Illinois Department of Corrections on Monday this week in White County Court. [Read more...]