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    Obit: Kayla L. Satterfield

    by  • September 2, 2013 • Obituaries • 0 Comments

    Kayla L. Satterfield, 20, of Carlyle, born December 22, 1992 in Belleville, IL died Friday, August 30, 2013 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Breese. Surviving is her mother, Darla (Deien) Satterfield and friend Jack Webster of Carlyle; her father, Jack Satterfield and friend Karen Isaak of Carlyle; a brother Chad Satterfield of New Baden;...

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    Three arrested in Mt. Vernon with four pounds of pot

    by  • August 30, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    Three people are in the Jefferson County Jail, following arrests for drug possession. On August 29th, 2013, the Mt. Vernon/Jefferson County Narcotics Division Detectives were conducting surveillance of a residence on Mannen Street, when detectives observed a suspicious vehicle in the area. Detectives reportedly observed the driver commit a traffic violation and stopped the...

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    Ex-spouses still hospitalized as more info comes out on Vernon incident

    by  • August 30, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    Both parties remain hospitalized this morning, following a domestic incident Thursday between ex-spouses in Vernon that became violent. Marion County Sheriff Jerry DeVore says 30-year-old Heidi Thompson’s father took her to the Fayette County Hospital around 3:30 Thursday morning after her ex-husband allegedly struck her in the head with a baseball bat. She was...

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    Two Centralia men sentenced to IDOC

    by  • August 30, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    A nine year prison sentence has been handed down to a 40-year-old Centralia man facing a meth charge. Howard Mays pleaded guilty to felony possession and manufacture of meth during a final pre-trial hearing yesterday. Mays was arrested January 24th during a traffic stop in Central City for a headlight being out. Mays was...

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    Three killed in semi/motorcycle accident

    by  • August 30, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    Three people have died following a crash Thursday between a semi and a motorcycle in White County. The wreck occurred a little after 3 Thursday afternoon along Epworth Road near Carmi. Robert Leffingwell, 69, of Carmi was driving the semi and was pronounced dead at the scene. The man and woman riding the motorcycle,...

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    Law enforcement search for Marion bank robber

    by  • August 30, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    Authorities in Williamson County are searching for a man who robbed a Marion bank Thursday morning. The holdup happened just after 11:30 Thursday morning at the MidCountry Bank location along Boulevard Street. Reports indicate an African American man believed to be in his 30’s and 5 feet 10 inches tall, entered the bank wearing...

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