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One Person Killed And Two Others Injured In An Accident Near Walshville

Tue, 31 May 2011 09:04:53 CDT
(Walshville)--One person was killed and two others were injured in a single vehicle accident Saturday afternoon near Walshville. According to the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office, a pickup driven by 33 year old Shawn Durbin of Alhambra was driving eastbound on Mt. Olive Trail.  Read more...


Two People Seriously Injured In An Accident On Route 108

Sat, 28 May 2011 16:53:38 CDT
(Macoupin County)--Two people were seriously injured in a two vehicle accident Thursday morning on Route 108, near Atwater Road. According to Illinois State Police, a vehicle driven by 51 year old Laurence Hull of Waggoner was southbound on Atwater Road. He was stopped at the intersection of Atwater Road and Route 108.  Read more...


Storm Brings Golf Ball Size Hail

Sat, 28 May 2011 15:08:46 CDT
A May 28,2011 storm brought golf ball size hail near the WSMI studios. The picture below is one of several stones brought in by Paul Pershing of Hillsboro.  Read more...


Storm Brings Golf Ball Size Hail

Sat, 28 May 2011 14:59:07 CDT
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Two People Seriously Injured In An Accident On Route 108

Sat, 28 May 2011 07:19:58 CDT
(Macoupin County)--Two people were seriously injured in a two vehicle accident Thursday morning on Route 108, near Atwater Road. According to Illinois State Police, a vehicle driven by 51 year old Laurence Hull of Waggoner was southbound on Atwater Road. He was stopped at the intersection of Atwater Road and Route 108.  Read more...


Senate Redistricting Maps Released

Wed, 25 May 2011 11:46:33 CDT
(Carlinville)--Senator Sam McCann's district will see significant changes as a result of the Democrat proposed redistricting map. McCann says that's the last of his concerns. He says he still has a year and a half to serve the people of the 49th District, and that is what he plans to do.   Read more...


New Hillsboro Council Sworn Into Office

Wed, 25 May 2011 08:25:23 CDT
(Hillsboro)--During the Hillsboro City Council meeting Tuesday night, retiring Commissioner Connie Hill reported that the Hillsboro Police Department received a thank you from the Gillespie Police Department for their help in the recent shooting in Gillespie.  Read more...


Panhandle To Meet With Pawnee And Morrisonville Regarding Consolidation

Wed, 25 May 2011 08:21:16 CDT
(Raymond)--During the Panhandle Board of Education meeting Monday night, a long discussion regarding the possible consolidation of the Panhandle, Pawnee, and Morrisonville School Districts took place.  Read more...


Two People Seriously Injured In An Accident North Of Litchfield

Mon, 23 May 2011 13:27:52 CDT
(Litchfield)--Two people were seriously injured in an accident on Interstate 55 Sunday morning. Illinois State Police reports a vehicle driven by 25 year old Darrell Bryant of St. Louis was southbound on the interstate, just north of Litchfield. Bryant and passenger, 31 year old Tamekka Cannon, also of St. Louis, told troopers that two semi trucks passed their vehicle.  Read more...


One Person Killed In A Motorcycle Accident Near New Memphis

Mon, 23 May 2011 13:18:51 CDT
(Clinton County)--One person was killed in a motorcycle accident Sunday evening in Clinton County. According to Illinois State Police, a motorcycle driven by 52 year old Glen Marquard of Venedy was southbound on Route 160, south of New Memphis when he struck a deer.  Read more...


Two People Seriously Injured In A Motorcycle Accident Near Shoal Creek Trail

Thu, 12 May 2011 13:39:47 CDT
(Hillsboro)--Two people were seriously injured in a motorcycle accident Sunday evening near Shoal Creek Trail. According to information released Thursday by the Illinois State Police, a vehicle driven by 21 year old Jacob Perry of Hillsboro was northbound on Route 127, near Shoal Creek Trail.   Read more...


Granite City Man Killed In A Motorcycle Accident In Jersey County

Mon, 09 May 2011 09:00:12 CDT
(Jersey County)--A Granite City man was killed in a motorcycle accident Saturday evening in Jersey County. According to Illinois State Police, a motorcycle driven by 24 year old Dustin Pierson was southbound on Route 100 when he veered off the road, and struck a guardrail.   Read more...


Montgomery/Macoupin County Warrents Served

Wed, 04 May 2011 09:14:50 CDT
Yesterday agents of the South Central Drug Task Force along with assistance from the Macoupin Montgomery County Sheriffs Departments, Litchfield, Staunton and Gillespie Police Departments served early morning arrest warrants in Macoupin and Montgomery Counties.   Read more...


Hancock Wins Ward 3 Alderman Seat In Litchfield

Tue, 03 May 2011 09:40:52 CDT
(Hillsboro)--A discovery recount for the Alderman Ward 3 Race in Litchfield was held Tuesday at the Historic Courthouse. Ward 3 candidate David Sumpter filed a petition for the recount of North Litchfield Number 2 precinct last Wednesday.   Read more...


Sumpter Files For Discovery Recount

Mon, 02 May 2011 08:16:44 CDT
(Litchfield)--Montgomery County Clerk and Recorder Sandy Leitheiser announced that Litchfield Ward 3 Alderman candidate David Sumpter has filed a petition for the Discovery Recount with the County Clerk's Office. The petition was filed on Wednesday, and will be for returns from North Litchfield #2 precinct.   Read more...


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