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    UPDATE w/capture: Hardin County inmate escapes jail on stolen 4-wheeler

    by  • October 17, 2014 • Breaking News

    UPDATE 1:40 p.m. Oct. 18, 2014: HARDIN COUNTY — Authorities say a 30-year-old Hardin County jail escapee has been captured in Carrier Mills. Robert Hardy Rush was taken into custody on Saturday afternoon, according to sheriff’s office dispatch in Hardin County. Rush, of Elizabethtown, escaped during processing on Friday. He had been driving a...

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    Mt. Vernon PD investigating another shooting

    by  • October 17, 2014 • News

    MT. VERNON — Authorities with the Mt. Vernon Police Department are investigating another shooting incident; this one sent a male victim to Good Samaritan Regional Health Center for treatment. Police responded at approximately 9:40 Thursday night to the 1600 block of South 12th Street on reports of a shooting. The suspect in the shooting...

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    Feds indict Greenville graduate and gameshow contestant

    by  • October 16, 2014 • News

    BENTON — U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, Stephen R. Wigginton, announced today that a federal grand jury in Benton, has charged a 23-year-old former Altamont man with four counts computer-related harassment and extortion offenses. Stephen B. Mislich, now of Bowling Green, Ohio, has been indicted for allegedly engaging in a pattern...

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    Obit: Carman Burr

    by  • October 16, 2014 • Obituaries

    SALEM — Carman Lee Burr, 39, of Salem, passed away at 9:18 a.m., Wednesday, October 15, 2014, at her home in Salem. Carmen was born Monday, July 28, 1975 in Centerville, the daughter of Roy E. Wren and the late Victoria Whelchel. She married Bobby Burr on July 30, 2002 in Salem. She enjoyed...

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