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    Robbery at Okawville Bank

    by  • May 15, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    Bank-Robbery

    First National Bank in Okawville was robbed earlier this morning at 8:30. Following a p0lice chase down interstate 64 and speeds reached 80 mph, the suspect in a black two door vehicle, crossed the median and was apprehended at gun point. Police are still working the scene; we will have more details as they...

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    Area companies expanding, creating new jobs

    by  • May 14, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    Gov. Pat Quinn announced the expansion today of two southern Illinois companies, one in Sauget and one in Belleville. FedEx Corp. is building a $23.5 million ground distribution facility in Sauget that will process 10,000 packages an hour once fully operational. Quinn’s office says the FedEx Ground facility will support 25 full-time jobs and...

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    Benefits certification number changing

    by  • May 14, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    The telephone number for unemployment benefits certification will change Thursday to 312-338-4337. The current number will be in use through the end of the day Wednesday, although internet certification remains the preferred method for certification. Workers eligible for unemployment insurance must contact the Illinois Department of Employment Security every two weeks to confirm they...

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