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COVID-19 Saturday, July 4th Update:  1 new Washington County case blamed on Florida visit  

COVID-19 Saturday, July 4th Update:  1 new Washington County case blamed on Florida visit  

There’s been only one new COVID -19 case reported by South Central Illinois Health Departments. The Washington County Health Department is reporting a male in his 0s who recently returned from Florida has tested positive.  He is isolated at home with mild to moderate symptoms.  The health department warns as cases increase across the country,…Read More »

Illinois State Trooper from Greenville arrested on Class X Felony drug charges

Illinois State Trooper from Greenville arrested on Class X Felony drug charges

An Illinois State Police Trooper from Greenville has been arrested for possession and manufacture of a controlled substance. The State Police Division of Internal Investigation (DII) says an investigation of 40-year-old Trooper Nolan Morgan began on Thursday immediately after internal information was received that Morgan was allegedly involved in the possession and manufacturing of drugs…Read More »

Officials: Don’t let guard down against COVID over holiday  

Officials: Don’t let guard down against COVID over holiday  

Gov. J.B. Pritzker and health officials are urging businesses and residents to comply with public health measures over the holiday weekend, warning that precautions must continue to slow the spread of COVID-19. Pritzker noted Friday that states across the U.S. are seeing a spike in the number of new cases of the coronavirus.  He says…Read More »

Centralia woman arrested on multiple charges following investigation of suspicious person    

Centralia woman arrested on multiple charges following investigation of suspicious person    

Central City Police have arrested a 29-year-old Centralia woman on multiple charges after investigating a suspicious person on the porch of an abandoned home in the 100 block of East Marvin. Taylor Rogers of  Bonanza Drive in Centralia was eventually arrested for possession of a controlled substance, obstructing identification, and on two outstanding Clinton County…Read More »

Local Sports

14u SC Storm Sweeps Nashville

The SC Storm 14u softball team came away with a pair of wins against the Nashville Swarm on Thursday night in Kinmundy. In game 1, SC topped the Swarm 9-8.  Delaney Kopp and Reagan Melvin combined for the win in the circle.  Melvin, Hailey Shuler and Hali Kreke all had multiple RBI. In game 2,…