According to a State Police report issued today Tyler D. Morris, 22 of Carmi, was airlifted to a regional hospital with serious injuries after he traveled into the eastbound lane of Rte 14 striking a car driven by Mary C. Shirley, 41 of Carmi. Morris was riding a 1986 Honda GL1200 Motorcycle and Shirley was driving a Ford Edge. The accident occurred yesterday at 6:05 p.m. on Illinois Rte 14 just west of County Road 1100 E., in McLeansboro Township, Hamilton County. Both of the injured were airlifted to regional hospitals. No further information will be disseminated at this time.
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.
Update: The ISP has since corrected this information to be a male instead of a female.
A 51 year old female from Norris City was transported by ambulance to an area hospital yesterday morning with non-life threatening injuries after she was involved in a single vehicle traffic crash in McLeansboro, Ill. in Hamilton County. [Read more...]
It was an up and down day for the 8th grade NCOE volleyball team as they participated in the Hamilton County Jr High Invitational. [Read more...]
William J. “Chub” Rubenacker, 75, of McLeansboro, IL, passed away December 5, 2019 at his home. Chub was born to William E. and Pauline (Pfister) Rubenacker on March 25, 1944 in Peoria, IL. He married Teresa Braden in 1981, and they resided in McLeansboro, IL.
Donald Dwight “Buck” Clark, 88, of McLeansboro, Ill., passed away at 6:10 a.m. Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at Heritage Woods of McLeansboro. Buck was born on October 13, 1931, the son of Harry Ernest and Eunice (Swafford) Clark. He was married to Phyllis Ann (Ray) Clark on July 29 1951 at Brush Harbor Church in Thackery. Phyllis passed away December 24, 2018.