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    Rail crossing to close U.S. 50 at Shattuc

    by  • August 14, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    BNSF railroad has announced a crossing closure in rural Sandoval starting at 6 a.m. Thursday. Due to the rail crossing being reseated on U.S. Highway 50 at Shattuc, traffic will be detoured from 6 a.m. Thursday until 6 p.m. Friday. Eastbound traffic will be detoured down Shattuc Road to Route 161 and westbound traffic...

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    ISP releases July activity reports for area

    by  • August 13, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    Illinois State Police District 12 commander, Captain Morrie Fraser, announced activity and enforcement figures for the month of July. Troopers in district 12, which includes Clark, Clay, Crawford, Cumberland, Effingham, Fayette, Jasper, Lawrence, Marion and Richland counties, answered 835 calls for service and initiated 1,938 incidents in the field during the month. In addition,...

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    Bonnie man indicted on federal meth charges

    by  • August 13, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    A 42-year-old Jefferson County man has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Benton on methamphetamine related charges. Alvin Gene Chelf of Bonnie was charged on two counts stemming from allegations that he knowingly distributed methamphetamine in February of this year. Each count carries a potential 20 years in prison, up to $1,000,000...

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