• Large percentage of diabetics live in listening area

    by  • August 13, 2013 • 0 Comments

    In our listening area, only Marion County ranks below the national average of diabetes, falling just below the national percentage.  According to national center for disease control figures, Jefferson County’s rate is 10.7 percent, Washington County is 10.1 Fayette County is 10.2, and Clinton County is at 8.7, while the national rate is 8.3...

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    Appellate court rejects Schoolfield’s case; sentences stand

    by  • August 13, 2013 • 0 Comments

    According to Clinton County State’s Attorney John Hudspeth, , the Illinois Appellate Court in Mt. Vernon has entered an order affirming prison sentences imposed on Valerie Schoolfield in January, 2011. Following the death of her 3-year-old son, Joseph, on January 24, 2009, Schoolfield was convicted of felony offenses including endangering the life or health...

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