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Nokomis Suffers Major Water Line Break

Mon, 25 Jun 2018 11:21:30 CDT
Nokomis residents should be prepared to be without water for several hours today after the city experienced a major water line break this morning. According to Emergency Services and Disaster Agency Coordinator Joe Gasparich, the break occurred on the main line between the water treatment facility and the water tower.  Read more...

Authorities Investigating Greenville Convenience Store Robbery

Mon, 25 Jun 2018 09:52:33 CDT
Authorities are investigating an armed robbery that occurred last Thursday evening at a convenience store near Greenville. According to the Greenville Police, three black suspects allegedly made off with an undisclosed amount of cash from CC Food Mart on Route 127 south of Greenville. The incident occurred around 9:14 p.m.  Read more...

Nokomis man shot and killed by police

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 09:10:44 CDT
An officer involved shooting in Nokomis on Friday night has left one man dead. David L. Hicks of Nokomis was shot and killed when a Nokomis police officer felt threatened by Hicks’ actions after responding to a disturbance call on Frederick Street.  Read more...

Irving man killed by drunk driver

Mon, 18 Jun 2018 12:23:07 CDT
An Irving man was killed Saturday night just before 9 o'clock while walking on Pine Street near the intersection of Franklin Street in Irving. 51 year old Michael Adams was pronounced dead at the scene by the the Montgomery County Coroner's office, after being struck by a vehicle driven by 20 year old Shane Green of Irving.  Read more...

Nokomis shooting on Friday

Mon, 18 Jun 2018 09:10:59 CDT
The Illinois State Police are investigating a Friday night shooting in Nokomis. WSMI will have more information when it is made available.  Read more...

Man Missing, Last Seen Near Pawnee

Wed, 13 Jun 2018 09:50:47 CDT
Authorities are searching for a Hillsboro man who went missing Sunday near Pawnee. Michael Schmidt, 59, was last seen Sunday by a friend while out searching for arrowheads. Schmidt is a 5'8” white male, and weighs approximately 135 pounds.  Read more...

Crimestoppers Seeking Information on Antique Mall Burglary

Mon, 11 Jun 2018 10:03:10 CDT
Authorities are seeking information regarding a burglary that occurred at an antique shop southwest of Raymond last month. The burglary occurred at approximately 9:05 p.m. on May 25, at the Lighthouse Antique Mall, located on the West Frontage Road about three miles southwest of Raymond.  Read more...

2 County Candidates Fill Party Vacancies Prior to Election

Thu, 07 Jun 2018 10:26:02 CDT
Nominating committees of both Republican and Democratic Precinct Committee representatives recently filed resolutions and petitions to nominate candidates with the Montgomery County Clerk's Office for the upcoming November election.  Read more...

One Dead, Another Injured in I-55 Accident

Thu, 07 Jun 2018 08:52:19 CDT
One person was killed and another was seriously injured in an automobile accident Tuesday afternoon on Interstate 55 south of the 6th Street exit.  Read more...

State Police to Hold Child Safety Seat Check

Tue, 05 Jun 2018 11:35:50 CDT
State Police District 18 will be conducting a free child safety seat check on Wednesday at Walgreens in Litchfield. The state police is committed to making zero traffic fatalities a reality.  Read more...

Carlinville Law Enforcement Training

Tue, 05 Jun 2018 09:59:41 CDT
Several law enforcement agencies are participating in a special training exercise at the Carlinville High School on Tuesday, June 5, and Wednesday, June 6, from 8am until 4pm each day. According to Macoupin County Sheriff Shawn Kahl, an "active shooter" threat will be the focus of the training.  Read more...

Talley Broadcasting to Host Job Fair Wednesday

Tue, 05 Jun 2018 11:49:24 CDT
On Wednesday, the Talley Broadcasting Stations, along with local job centers, are hosting a job fair at the Litchfield Moose Lodge. 40 businesses from around the listening area will be represented at the event.  Read more...

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