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Carbondale Teen Killed After Being Hit by Truck

Carbondale Teen Killed After Being Hit by Truck

Jackson Co. – A Carbondale teen has died after being hit by a truck last night. According to a release from the Jackson Co. Sheriff’s Office, they received a 911 call at just after 6 last night reporting that a person had been hit by a vehicle on Highway 51 near Fox Road outside of…read more »

US 60/62 Bridge in Cairo Closed Through Rest of the Year

US 60/62 Bridge in Cairo Closed Through Rest of the Year

IDOT – The US 60/62 bridge connecting Illinois to Missouri at Cairo is closed for repairs. According to a release from IDOT, crews will be making pier repairs and using temporary shoring, which will require a complete closure to traffic. The work is expected to be completed just in time for the new year, with…read more »

Ewing Man Arrested on Sex Abuse Charges

Ewing Man Arrested on Sex Abuse Charges

Franklin Co. – A Ewing man is facing charges following an investigation into alleged sexual abuse. According to Franklin Co. Sheriff David Bartoni, 52-year-old Arnold Saltsman of Ewing was arrested on Thursday in on two counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse charges. The release said that the arrest was the result of a months-long investigation.…read more »

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Tim McGraw Teams Up With Midland On Cover Of ‘Redneck Girl’

Tim McGraw Teams Up With Midland On Cover Of ‘Redneck Girl’

Country superstar Tim McGraw teamed up with Midland for a cover of The Bellamy Brothers’ 1982 hit, “Redneck Girl.” The cover features as a bonus track on McGraw’s just-released compilation, McGraw Machine Hits: 2013-2019. “This has been a long hard year for everyone and we thought a nice reminder of some old songs would bring…read more »

Morgan Wallen Earns Fourth No. 1 On Billboard’s Country Airplay Chart

Morgan Wallen Earns Fourth No. 1 On Billboard’s Country Airplay Chart

Morgan Wallen has earned his fourth consecutive No. 1 on Billboard’s Country Airplay chart, with “More Than My Hometown” topping the chart dated November 28. “More Than My Hometown” rose 2-1 on the latest chart amid an 11 percent jump to 33 million audience impressions in the week ended November 22, according to Nielsen Music/MRC…read more »

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