• Couple charged in death of disabled man

    by  • March 25, 2014 • 0 Comments

    A southwestern Illinois couple is accused of criminal neglect of a disabled person in the death of a blind man who authorities say weighed just 60 pounds. The Belleville News-Democrat reports that St. Clair County prosecutors charged 49-year-old Richard Young and 32-year-old Elizabeth Young of Belleville on Monday. The charges allege that as Billy...

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    Salem schedules leaf vacuuming

    by  • March 25, 2014 • 0 Comments

    The City of Salem will be conducting leaf vacuuming next week, starting Monday, March 31 through Friday, April 4. Salem residents wanting to have their leaves vacuumed should have them raked next to the curb in front of their home on their regular trash collection day. They should ensure the leaves are not raked...

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    Salem businessman opening store in Sandoval

    by  • March 25, 2014 • 0 Comments

    A long-time Salem businessman is investing in Sandoval, and will open his new business by the end of the summer. Leon Chapman, owner of Chapman’s Design and Décor in Salem, will be opening a new and used furniture and bargain center  in the former Steel Fab building at U.sS 50/51. Sandoval’s lower sales tax,...

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    Pinckneyville man dies from truck/train accident

    by  • March 24, 2014 • 0 Comments

    According to the Perry County Sheriff’s Department, a 27-year-old Pinckneyville man died from injuries he suffered Monday afternoon during a train/truck accident at the intersection of Denny and Tanglefoot roads. Jeremy Nehrkorn was airlifted from the scene to a St. Louis hospital, for treatment of major injuries he suffered in the accident, but later...

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    Plaintiffs accuse AG of hiding evidence in Murray case

    by  • March 21, 2014 • 0 Comments

    Attorney’s in the Clinton County case regarding the state wards living at the Warren G. Murray Center in Centralia have filed a motion in court, compelling the Attorney General’s Office to search for and release all records regarding each of the  facility’s wards. State Representative Charlie Meier, an Okawville republican says the AG’s office...

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