The Illinois Department of Transportation reminds motorists to bookmark gettingaroundillinois.com on their computers and smartphones for quick access to the latest winter road conditions. The Getting Around Illinois map is updated 24/7 during winter weather, providing motorists with the latest... Read More.
Visit Rend Lake College this weekend for Super Saturday to take the first step to becoming a college student. The event will be held from 9 a.m. – noon. During Super Saturday, students can register for the Spring 2016 semester, pick up textbooks, get a... Read More.
State Rep. Brandon Phelps, D-Harrisburg, released the following statement today calling on President Barack Obama and the Federal Emergency Management Agency to declare a disaster for fourteen counties in Southern Illinois that are being threatened by rising water levels: “Local county officials and Governor... Read More.
Congressman John Shimkus (R, Illinois-15), a lifelong supporter of the 2nd Amendment with a lifetime “A” rating from the National Rifle Association (NRA), released the following statement in reaction to President Obama’s proposed executive actions on guns: “If the executive actions President... Read More.
Congressman John Shimkus (R, Illinois-15) today joined local leaders in Dieterich, Marshall, Lawrenceville and Sandoval to announce the availability of technical assistance for rural water systems. Richard Rand (left) shows Congressman Shimkus around... Read More.
Registration is still going on at Southeastern Illinois College. Spring semester begins Monday, Jan. 11. Jan. 9, 1 & 3 p.m. -- Southeastern Illinois College Falcon Men’s and Women’s basketball vs. Southwestern Illinois College in SIC’s Deaton Gym. Women’s game at 1... Read More.
State Representative David Reis (R-Willow Hill) is reminding motorists that Secretary of State Jesse White’s office will no longer be mailing notifications to vehicle owners reminding them to renew their license plate stickers. Reis says... Read More.
A Saturday morning accident in Jefferson County claimed the life of one man and sent a woman to a St. Louis hospital with injuries. 22 year old Lucas Johnson of McLeansboro was pronounced deceased at the scene of the accident that occurred in the early... Read More.
The White County Sheriff’s Department arrested 26 year old Charles Webb of McLeansboro for driving on a revoked license following a traffic stop on Thursday. Webb was seen running a stop sign on 5th Street and was placed into custody after a records check. ... Read More.