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    Man pleads guilty to providing judge with heroin

    by  • October 17, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    Federal prosecutors say a southwestern Illinois man who admitted to trafficking heroin supplied the narcotic almost daily to a former judge now facing drug and weapons charges. Thirty-four-year-old Sean McGilvery of Belleville pleaded guilty to heroin conspiracy and possession Thursday in U.S. District Court in East St. Louis. Prosecutors say Michael Cook was a...

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    Bid awarded for $489k Breese road project

    by  • October 17, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    According to Senator Kyle McCarter, a Lebanon republican, the Illinois Department of Transportation has awarded construction contracts for a project near Breese. McCarter says a nearly $489,000 contract was awarded for road construction at the intersection of Jamestown Road and Holy Cross Lane north of Breese has been awarded to Keller Construction, Inc., of...

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    Two charged with sex abuse

    by  • October 17, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    Two Pinckneyville residents are facing charges in connection with an investigation into sexual abuse. Jamie A. Heine, 23, is charged with aggravated criminal sexual abuse, a Class 2 felony. Steven l. Moore, 19, is charged with sexual exploitation of a child, a Class A misdemeanor. In court documents, authorities allege the crimes occurred between...

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    Mt. Vernon holds Fall Fest this weekend

    by  • October 17, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    The Mt. Vernon Fall Fest starts Friday and will last until 11 Sunday night. There will plenty of live entertainment throughout the weekend with the Beaucoup Bottom band on Friday, Escape with the Journey Tribute Band on Saturday and much more. There is a carnival and vendors market place, kid zone, and a plethora...

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