• 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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    McCarter: $6 million for Rt. 50 Lebanon Bypass, local projects

    by  • August 13, 2013 • 0 Comments

    Federal transportation construction dollars once earmarked for a proposed highway interchange near Highland will instead be directed toward numerous other local projects, the largest of which is the U.S. Route 50 bypass at Lebanon, according to State Sen. Kyle McCarter (R-Lebanon). Sen. McCarter announced the funding for the Lebanon project during a meeting of...

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