• I-64 rollover accident leaves three dead

    by  • September 26, 2013 • 0 Comments

    Three people were killed in a crash on Interstate 64 at mile marker 69 near the Woodlawn exit early Thursday, Jefferson County Coroner Eddie Joe Marks has confirmed. Preliminary information indicates an eastbound SUV carrying three people was struck by a car, also eastbound on the interstate, around 1:55 a.m., he said. The SUV...

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    Obit: Mary L. Peppenhorst

    by  • September 26, 2013 • 0 Comments

    Mary L. Peppenhorst, 54, of Breese, and formerly of Highland, died Wednesday, September 25, 2013, at her residence. Funeral services will be Saturday, September 28, 2013, at 11 a.m. at Cornerstone Assembly of God, 750 S. Moreland Rd., Bethalto, IL 62010, with Pastor Eric Scottberg officiating. Interment will follow in Rose Lawn Cemetery in...

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    Community mourns loss of Breese teen

    by  • September 25, 2013 • 0 Comments

    The community is mourning the loss of a 16-year-old Breese teen, who has lost his battle with leukemia. Galen Huelsmann was honored last Friday night as students and the community organized Team Galen Night at the Central High School Football Stadium. Galen arrived at the game in a stretch limo, as hundreds of fans...

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    Patoka issues boil order

    by  • September 25, 2013 • 0 Comments

    The village of Patoka has issued a boil order for the water customers from the cross roads of Jefferson and Spruce streets,  and Maple Street and Mary Drive until further notice. Water to be used for drinking and cooking purposes should be brought to a rolling boil for at least five minutes before use....

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