• Another Menard inmate murdered

    by  • March 27, 2013 • 0 Comments

    Another segregation inmate at Menard Correctional Center in Chester has died under suspicious circumstances, says Randolph County Coroner Randy Dudenbostel. Dudenbostel responded to the prison late last night and declared the 35-year-old inmate dead. He says an autopsy is scheduled for later today and that the death is under investigation. Ty Peterson, spokesman for...

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    Couple arrested after dog mauls child

    by  • March 26, 2013 • 0 Comments

    Being a responsible pet owner is always important, but two Thompsonville residents are learning that lesson the hard way. According to police, 45-year-old Jesse Williams and his 32-year-old wife Christal Williams are facing felony obstruction charges involving a dog attack last week in Franklin County. On March 19th a nine year old girl was...

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    State finances force KC tuition hike

    by  • March 26, 2013 • 0 Comments

    The Kaskaskia College Board approved last night a $5 per credit hour tuition increase from $92  a credit hour to $97, with an increase for out-of-district students from $179 to $184 per credit hour. It was also agreed to increase per credit hour lab fees by $2. The condition of state finances makes the...

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