• Professional Regulation releases May license discipline

    by  • June 29, 2013 • 0 Comments

    Sun Loan Company Illinois Number 2, incorporated in Centralia had its CILA license fined $1,000 in May for the violation that the lender did not obtain official documentation of the borrower’s income before making a small consumer loan. According to the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, disciplinary actions taken in May, also...

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    Vandalia convenience store robbed at gunpoint

    by  • June 29, 2013 • 0 Comments

    According to the Vandalia Police Department, it is investigating a armed robbery that took place Saturday morning at Circle K gas station located at 127 West Gallatin St. in Vandalia. Police report that at 2:56 a.m., they received a report of a male subject that entered Circle K and displayed a handgun and demanded...

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    Report says coal costs Ill. more than in brings in

    by  • June 28, 2013 • 0 Comments

    Illinois coal costs the state more than it brings in, according to a new report. An analysis of the coal industry during fiscal year 2011, conducted by the Center for Tax and Budget Accountability and the West Virginia environmental company Downstream Strategies, says the coal industry is depleting the Illinois economy. According to Emily...

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    Hazmat responds to Mt. Vernon diesel spill

    by  • June 28, 2013 • 0 Comments

    The Mount Vernon Emergency Management Agency was called into action early Friday morning at Huck’s Truck Stop on the west side of Mount Vernon According to Kevin Sargent, also of the Mount Vernon Fire Department, they responded to the call at 12:32 a.m., that there was a large leak of diesel fuel. A tanker...

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    Authorities alert community about suspicious man

    by  • June 28, 2013 • 0 Comments

    The Clinton County Sheriff’s Department is alerting  the public of a suspicious person seen in the Bartelso area Thursday night. The person in question arrived at a Bartelso residence at approximately 7 p.m. Thursday and identified himself as an employee of the DISH Network. He stated he would like to enter the residence and...

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    Taylorville CC reaches milestone as inmates build 200th Habitat for Humanity House

    by  • June 28, 2013 • 0 Comments

    The Taylorville Correctional Center will reach a milestone July 3rd when inmates complete building the facility’s 200th house for Habitat for Humanity. The house will become the new home of a family in Sangamon County. The program at Taylorville CC is a partnership between the Illinois Department of Corrections (IDOC), Lutheran Social Services of...

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