Kehrer pleads innocent
MT. VERNON -- A standing room only audience packed Court Room A at the Jefferson County Courthouse on Wednesday for the arraignment of 47-year-old Sammy Kehrer of Mt. Vernon. Kehrer has been charged with three counts of first-degree murder in the FebContinued ...
Only one contested race for Board
Editor's Note: This is the third profile of candidates running in contested races in Jefferson County for the March 18 Primary Election. Today, Republican candidates for Jefferson County Board District 8 are highlighted. MT. VERNON -- Two RepublicansContinued ...
Jail nurse files complaint
MT. VERNON -- A former nurse at the Jefferson County Justice Center has filed a three-count complaint in Jefferson Circuit Court. The complaint was filed on Feb. 24 by Alton attorneys Lee W. Barron and William D. Buchanan on behalf of Alberta "Sissy"Continued ...
Accident shuts down I-57
SESSER -- The northbound lanes of Interstate 57 were closed for nearly eight hours Tuesday following a five-vehicle accident, including an unmarked Illinois State Police vehicle. According to information from ISP, the accident happened at 3:35 p.m. aContinued ...
Accident closes interstate
SESER — Illinois State Police are continuing their investigation into an accident on Interstate 57 Tuesday afternoon that closed the northbound lanes near Sesser for nearly eight hours.Continued ...
- Council seeking grants
- Republican candidates compete
- Teacher loses locks for cure
- Brehm Library to host author event Thursday
- Program to focus on Howe
- Local history program to shine spotlight on Julia Ward Howe
- Brehm Library to host author presentation
- MVTHS gears up for 'South Pacific'
- Polar Plunge draws a crowd to Rend Lake
- Council approves TIF agreements
- Kehrer pleads innocent