• Metro housing market shows increase

    by  • October 22, 2013 • 0 Comments

    According to the Realtor Association of Southwestern Illinois, September 2013 housing statistics for Metro East counties, including Clinton County, reported an increase in year-to-date home sales, compared to the last several years. Clinton County reported a 10.71 percent increase in home sales this September, while St. Clair County sold nearly 35 percent more than...

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    Ameren customers to see lower gas prices

    by  • October 22, 2013 • 0 Comments

    Ameren Illinois customers should expect lower natural gas prices for the 2013-2014 winter, an Ameren Illinois spokesperson announced Monday. Ameren Illinois gas supply director Ken Dothage, says because of their price hedging and storage strategies, they anticipate that the gas supply portion of a customer bill will be lower this winter than last. According...

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    After displaying ax, man strikes women with car

    by  • October 22, 2013 • 0 Comments

    A 25-year-old Franklin County man is facing charges after authorities alleged he struck a pair of women with his car. James Lenzie of West Frankfort was reportedly returning property to the two victims at a residence along east Lindell Street in Frankfort around 7:30 Sunday evening. Lenzie is accused of not returning the items...

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    Madigan will not call Quinn veto for vote

    by  • October 22, 2013 • 0 Comments

    Gov. Pat Quinn’s veto of lawmakers’ paychecks will not be taken up as lawmakers return to town for the fall veto session. House Speaker Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, filed a letter today explaining that the governor’s veto of money for lawmaker paychecks has been struck down by a Cook County judge. Madigan wrote in his...

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