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Band booted from Du Quoin lineup

A band has been removed from the Du Quoin State Fair lineup. Confederate Railroad will no longer perform on Aug. 27 with Shenandoah and

Barge recovery efforts continue

Recovery efforts on six barges that were sucked into the Len Small Levee breach in Alexander County continue. An official with the U.S. Coast

Overpass dedicated, renamed

Our nation’s heroes were honored during a renaming ceremony for Crainville’s Illinois 13 overpass. The newly-named Veterans Memorial Overpass was unveiled for an audience

Pritzker seeks federal assistance

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker is urging U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue to declare a Secretarial Disaster Declaration for Illinois farmers. The USDA’s Farm Services

Hurst woman indicted for elder abuse

Mary Clay (Courtesy: Williamson County Sheriff’s Office)   MARION, IL. (WJPF) – A Hurst woman has been charged with Involuntary Manslaughter. Williamson County State’s