• ISP ramping up holiday patrols

    by  • November 26, 2013

    Illinois State Police officials say the department is launching an aggressive Thanksgiving holiday enforcement effort called operation Kyle in honor of a state trooper who was killed a year ago conducting a traffic stop. In a news release, the state police it will be “aggressively patrolling Illinois roadways” for 24 hours beginning Tuesday —...

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    Trial postponed for man charged with killing 7-yo niece

    by  • November 26, 2013

    A 22-year-old southern Illinois man accused of fatally stabbing his 7-year-old niece won’t go on trial until next year. The Effingham daily news reports an Effingham county judge on Monday tentatively scheduled Justin Deryke’s trial for February. But state’s attorney Bryan Kibler says it likely will be later than that because Deryke’s attorney has...

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    Traffic stop results in cannabis arrest

    by  • November 26, 2013

    Marion County sheriff’s deputies arrested a 23-year-old Mt. Vernon woman during an early Monday morning traffic stop. Matilda Marie Caples was charged with possession of less than 30 grams of cannabis. She was taken to the Marion County jail where she posted bond and was released. The driver of the vehicle was cited for...

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    Legislative leaders put finishing touches on pension plan

    by  • November 26, 2013

    Could Illinois’ legislative leaders be close to bringing public pension reform up for a vote? Illinois’ legislative leaders are meeting this afternoon to try to put the finishing touches on a pension restructuring plan. The Illinois House is scheduled to meet next Tuesday, so Minority Leader Jim Durkin (R-Western Springs) wants to get it...

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    Annies Broadcast Change For Tonight

    by  • November 26, 2013

    PROGRAM CHANGE……. The Centralia Annies game has been moved to X95.3 WRXX Centralia tonight from Marion.  This is due to the Saluki’s losing last night and playing this afternoon at 12:30 on X95. So listen to Centralia v. Marion tonight at 7:30 on X95 with Ryan Roddy providing the play-by-play.  If you miss it,...

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