Kara M. Braun, 24 of Ridgway, was arrested in Carmi on Sunday, August 9, for driving under the influence of alcohol after a traffic stop for using a cell phone without a hands free device. [Read more...]
1. It has been being reported that on occasion, people are drinking hand sanitizer, getting sick and some even dying. Perhaps I am not very “sensitive,” but anyone stupid enough to drink hand sanitizer has got it coming.
This is simply another fine example of Darwin’s theory of Natural Selection. [Read more...]
Effingham State’s Attorney Bryan Kibler, Representative Darren Bailey (109th District), Representative Blaine Wilhour (107th District), and the family of Illinois State Police Officer Layton Davis will hold a press conference Monday to speak against parole and clemency for convicted killers James E. Taylor and Aaron Hyche. Press conference time and location ib August 10, 2020 at 1 p.m. at the Effingham County Cultural Center and Museum, 100 E Jefferson Ave., Effingham, IL. [Read more...]
SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 13 counties in Illinois are considered to be at a warning level for novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19). A county enters a warning level when two or more COVID-19 risk indicators that measure the amount of COVID-19 increase. [Read more...]
HARRISBURG, Ill. (Aug. 6, 2020) – Southeastern Illinois College has been awarded $62,905 in grant funding to support its continued improvement and innovation of Career and Technical Education (CTE) programming. [Read more...]