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HAMCO Health Department Hosting Electronic Recycling Day

HAMCO Health Department Hosting Electronic Recycling Day

McLeansboro – The Hamilton County Health Department and Trade Industries of McLeansboro will be having an Electronic Recycling Day on Thursday, April 25 and Friday, April 26, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Trade Industries of McLeansboro on South Jackson Street. You can’t take electronics to the landfill, put them in the trash or have them incinerated…read more »

  Paisley is a sweet 1 year old black female kitty who is a little shy at first glance! She is adorable and will make a wonderful friend. She was found as a stray and we are helping her with her second chance! She gets along well with children and other cats. Her adoption fee…read more »

Illinois Lawmaker Proposes Tax Credit for Voting

Illinois Lawmaker Proposes Tax Credit for Voting

Illinois (IRN) – An Illinois lawmaker is proposing a $25 tax credit for voters. Freshman state Senator Ram Villivalam, D-Chicago, has introduced legislation that would give a $25 state tax credit for anyone who votes in a general election. He says it’s been tried elsewhere and found to increase turnout. “We need more people to participate in…read more »

Carbondale to Open Emergency Warming Center Sometime Next Week

Carbondale – An emergency warming center will open its doors in Carbondale next week. The center will be located at 705 E. College Street and will operate from 8 p.m.-8 a.m. through April 1. The center will provide warm sleeping space for people who are homeless in Carbondale. The center will be professionally staffed by…read more »

Du Quoin Home Destroyed in Fire

Du Quoin Home Destroyed in Fire

Du Quoin – A historic Du Quoin home is being called a complete loss after a fire yesterday evening. Fire crews from Du Quoin, Christopher and Dowell among others were called to the scene at the South Mulberry Street home behind the Oddfellows Building at around 6:30 last night and fought the blaze for several…read more »

Union Co. Home Badly Damaged in Early Morning Fire

Wolf Lake – A Union County home is badly damaged after a fire yesterday morning. According to a release from the Ware-Wolf Lake Fire Department, fire crews were called out to a home on Route 3 shortly before 7am after the Fire Chief, who was headed into work, noticed smoke coming from the home. Crews…read more »

Carbondale Police Searching for Retail Theft Suspect

Carbondale Police Searching for Retail Theft Suspect

Carbondale Police need your help in identifying a suspect in a retail theft investigation at Circle K gas station, located at 315 E. Walnut St. in Carbondale. Police say just before 6 Monday night, the suspect stole merchandise from the gas station and fled on foot. Anyone who can identify the suspect or anyone with information about…read more »

Early southern Illinois radio-TV personality Erv Coppi dies

Early southern Illinois radio-TV personality Erv Coppi dies

Carbondale (AP) – One of southern Illinois’ earliest and best-known radio and TV stars has died. The (Carbondale) Southern Illinoisan reports that Erv Coppi died this week at 92. Longtime friend Joey Helleny says everyone in southern Illinois knew Coppi from the 1960s through the ’80s. Coppi was a World War II veteran and college graduate when…read more »

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General Contest Rules WDDD-FM, WVZA-FM, WTAO-FM, WHET-FM, WFRX-AM, and Withers Broadcasting Company of Southern Illinois, LLC. (Company), will conduct its contests substantially as described in these general contesting rules, and by participating, each participant agrees as follows: 1. Prize(s). The prize(s) that may be awarded to the eligible winner(s) are non-transferable, redeemable for cash or…read more »

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