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Illinois Corrections and Public Health officials work to control the spread of coronavirus   

Illinois Corrections and Public Health officials work to control the spread of coronavirus   

The State’s Public Health Director Doctor Ngozi Ezike says they are working with the Illinois Department of Corrections to control the coronavirus within the prison walls. The first death at a state prison was reported on Monday at the Stateville Correctional Center at Joliet.  A dozen more Stateville inmates are hospitalized including several requiring ventilators…Read More »

Marion County Clerk’s office to close to in-person visits in April  

Marion County Clerk’s office to close to in-person visits in April  

Marion County Clerk Steve Fox has announced the office will start being closed for in-person visits by the general public April 1st to April 30th. Both the County Clerk’s office and the County Recorder’s offices will be available by appointment for items like birth certificates, death certificates, marriage license certificates, marriage licenses, and document recording.…Read More »

Coronavirus upends high school seniors’ college decisions

Coronavirus upends high school seniors’ college decisions

CHICAGO (AP) — The coronavirus pandemic has made the nerve-wracking experience of picking a college all the more difficult for Illinois’ high school students as campus visits are canceled and admission deadlines get pushed back amid the school shut down over COVID-19 concerns. Colleges typically abide by a May 1 deadline for undergraduate students to…Read More »

SIU-C Fraternity suspended for violating in-person activities ban

SIU-C Fraternity suspended for violating in-person activities ban

CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) — Southern Illinois University has suspended the Delta Chi fraternity for violating the chancellor’s order banning in-person activities to slow the spread of COVID-19. Carbondale police over the past weekend responded to a house party hosted by Delta Chi which violated an administrative directive issued March 27 by interim Chancellor John Dunn…Read More »

Salem Police investigating burglary at Five Brothers Cafe   

Salem Police investigating burglary at Five Brothers Cafe   

An owner of Five Brothers Cafe on West Main at the Selmaville Road flagged down a Salem Police officer Tuesday morning to report his business had been burglarized. Initial information indicates after forced entry was made, a cash register was missing.    Salem Police report the investigation is continuing. The report was made at 9:03 Tuesday…Read More »

Local Sports

John A Logan’s Jay Scrubb declares for the NBA Draft

John A Logan’s Jay Scrubb declares for the NBA Draft

The nation’s No. 1 Junior College prospect and Louisville commit Jay Scrubb is declaring from NBA Draft, his father Jason Scrubb tells 247Sports. “We’re still deciding on an agent and also if it’s in his best interest to sign,” the elder Scrubb said. “That will come with more information from the NBA.” Scrubb, a 6-foot-6, 205-pound…

Ground Up Construction Wins YMCA Coed Volleyball B League

In YMCA/Salem Recreation Coed Volleyball B League Tournament opened up action on Monday it was Security Alarm in 3 sets over Loan Rangers.  Bettendorf Stanford beat Coryell Investments in straight sets.  Cross Creek Dentistry only needed 2 sets to beat That’s What She Set.  And it was Ground Up Construction over Security Alarm in straight…