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    Inmate escapes Bond County jail

    by  • April 19, 2014 • Breaking News, News • 0 Comments

    A 30-year-old inmate held on methamphetamine production charges in Bond County allegedly escaped through a vent, officials say. The Bond County Sheriff’s Department says Andrew Walker escaped through a vent which led to an outer room, broke through a drop ceiling and then left through an egress door. Walker, of Pierron, was charged March...

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    IDNR fires former House candidate

    by  • April 18, 2014 • Breaking News, News • 0 Comments

    A top Illinois Department of Natural Resources official is the latest administrator to leave the agency. The Springfield Bureau of Lee Enterprises newspapers reports Tony Mayville was fired Monday from his position with the DNR’s office and Mines and Minerals. The Du Bois man says his unsuccessful bid for an Illinois House seat was...

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