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    Burglary reported at Murphysboro bank

    by  • May 21, 2014 • News

    For the third time this year, the Old National Bank in Murphysboro has been the target of criminals. This time an unknown suspect broke through a glass door on Walnut Street, around 7:05 p.m. Tuesday. That suspect stole property and ran away. The bank had already been robbed at gunpoint twice this year, once...

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    Jesse White blocking license for ex-trooper

    by  • May 21, 2014 • News

    Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White’s office says he has been personally blocking attempts by a former Illinois state trooper to get his driver’s license back. The former trooper, Matt Mitchell, lost his driving privileges over a 2007 crash in which he killed two sisters. Mitchell was driving more than 120 mph at the...

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    UPDATE: Missing and endangered Carlyle man is found

    by  • May 21, 2014 • Breaking News

    UPDATE: MICHAEL RAINEY HAS BEEN LOCATED. NO FURTHER DETAILS AVAILABLE AT THIS TIME. ******************************************************************************* ******************************************************************************* The Carlyle Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a missing / endangered Carlyle man. Michael Kevin Rainey was reported missing by family members on Tuesday, May 20, 2014. Rainey is believed to be driving a tan/beige...

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    Obit: Louis “Rosebud” George Moses

    by  • May 20, 2014 • Obituaries

    XENIA — Louis “Rosebud” George Moses, 58 of Xenia, passed away on Monday, May 19, 2014, at his home in Xenia. He was born Monday, June 6, 1955 in Saint Louis, Mo., the son of the late Lindell Moses and the Patricia (Shelton) Moses. Surviving are mother, Patricia Rosella Moses of Xenia; brother, Ronald...

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