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Crimestopper Tip Leads To Meth Bust

Fri, 30 Nov 2012 12:24:29 CST
(Hillsboro)--A Crimestopper tip lead to a meth bust in Hillsboro. According to the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office, on Tuesday the Sheriff's Office and the South Central Illinois Drug Task Force searched an apartment in the three hundred block of King Street in Hillsboro.  Read more...


Reward-Lost Dog

Wed, 28 Nov 2012 11:56:43 CST
There is a lost dog in the WSMI listening area. The dog is a black lab mix, approximately 55 pounds with a pink collar and goes by the name Riley. The dog has been claimed to have been spotted at times in Litchfield, Gillespie, and Staunton. If you find this dog, please contact Jim Cloud at 314-566-9116. There is a reward involved.  Read more...


Trooper Killed In An Interstate 55 Accident

Mon, 26 Nov 2012 15:30:00 CST
(Litchfield)--A 32 year old Illinois State Police Trooper was killed Monday morning following a traffic stop in the northbound lanes of Interstate 55 between the Carlinville and Raymond exits.  Read more...


Meth Bust Near Hillsboro

Thu, 22 Nov 2012 09:13:28 CST
(Hillsboro)--Two people were arrested and face drug related charges following their arrest Monday in Hillsboro.  Read more...


Wednesday Morning Talk Show: Pastor Matt Ferguson and Al Lemme

Wed, 21 Nov 2012 10:54:35 CST
Pastor Matt Ferguson and Al Lemme were guests on the Wednesday Morning Talk Show with Tobin Ott and Uncle Ralph to talk about the Community Thanksgiving in Hillsboro. They also talked about the upcoming Presbyterian Church Holiday Concert.  Read more...


Wednesday Morning Talk Show: Leslie Johnson

Wed, 21 Nov 2012 10:12:27 CST
Leslie Johnson from Lincoln Land Community College stopped by the Wednesday Morning Talk Show to talk about what's going on at the college.  Read more...


First Weekend Of The Firearm Deer Season Sees Increase

Wed, 21 Nov 2012 08:03:07 CST
(Springfield)--The Illinois Department of Natural Resources announced deer hunters havested more than seventy two thousand deer during last weekend's opening of the firearm hunting season, an increase of five thousand deer a year earlier.  Read more...


Fatal Near Auburn

Fri, 16 Nov 2012 10:58:42 CST
A Taylorville man was killed in a car versus bicycle accident Thursday morning west of Auburn. According to Illinois State Police, 22 year old William Cohen of Pawnee was driving a 1999 Nissan westbound on Rt. 104 when the vehicle drifted onto the westbound shoulder and struck a bicycle at 8:42am.  Read more...


Watson Resigns

Thu, 15 Nov 2012 10:57:24 CST
A state representative from Jacksonville is leaving his office in a couple of weeks. Jim Watson will resign to become executive director of the Illinois Petroleum Council. His resignation will take effect at 11:59pm on December the 3rd.  Read more...


Illinois Firearm Deer Hunting Season Ready To Begin

Thu, 15 Nov 2012 08:03:04 CST
(Springfield)--The Illinois firearm deer hunting season begins Friday through Sunday and concludes November 29th through December 2nd. According to the Department of Natural Resources, hunters harvested over ninty eight thousand deer during last year's hunt. So far this year, over 334 thousand permits have been issued.  Read more...


Macoupin County Contested Race Results

Wed, 07 Nov 2012 08:46:22 CST
Macoupin County contested race results.  Read more...


Montgomery County Election Results

Tue, 06 Nov 2012 22:27:15 CST
(Hillsboro)--Over twelve thousand ballots were cast during Tuesday's General Election, a turn out of sixty seven percent.  Read more...


Meth Bust In 2011 Leads To Over 40 Years In Sentencing

Thu, 01 Nov 2012 09:11:57 CDT
(Hillsboro)--A September 30th, 2011 meth bust in Nokomis has resulted in a total of over 40 years in sentencing.  Read more...


Octoberfest Promotion

Mon, 15 Oct 2012 14:57:05 CST
Jim McKay, Tommy Schmidt, and Rink Calcari discuss Octoberfest at the St. Michael's Church in Staunton.  Read more...


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