Thursday, January 26, 2023

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Goreville Postal Employee Charged with Mail Theft

A federal grand jury for the Southern District of Illinois has returned on indictment charging Brittany Freeman, 27, of Johnston City, Illinois, with four counts of theft of mail by a postal service employee. Freeman worked as a mail carrier for the Goreville post office. The indictment charges that she …

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Goreville Schools Registration Details

Goreville Schools will host their annual “Registration Day” Thursday, July 16 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the high school gym. Pre-K will be in the Early Learning Center. Social distancing rules will apply and staff will monitor and limit the number of people in the facility at one …

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Buncombe Grade School Registration Announced

Buncombe Grade School will have in-person student registration for the 2020-21 school year on Tuesday, August 4th from 8:00 a.m. – noon and Wednesday, August 5th from 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. All students must be fully immunized according to the requirements of the Illinois Department of Public Health.  Kindergarten …

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Vienna Grade School Registration Details Announced

Vienna Grade School begins the 2020-21 school year on Thursday, August 13th. School will be dismissed at 11:30 a.m. on the first day (half-day staff workshop), with a 2:00 p.m. dismissal on August 14th. Bus routes and times may vary for the 2020-21 school year and more information will be …

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Vienna High School Announces Details on Registration, Scheduling and Orientation

Submitted by VHS Administration There are many unanswered questions about the upcoming school year. As those answers are established and available we will communicate them. In the meantime, we are moving forward with the normal aspects of returning to school. Our goal is to be fully in-person, but we are …

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New Simpson Hill Registration Announced

New Simpson Hill will have registration for the 2020-2021 school year on Thursday, July 23rd from 9:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m. All IDPH COVID-19 Social Distancing/face covering guidelines will be implemented within the building. New Simpson Hill District #32 will open the school year with a Staff Institute Day on Wednesday, …

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Shelton files for Johnson County State’s Attorney race

The Johnson County Election Authority confirmed that it had accepted the application of Tricia Turner Shelton to enter the race for State’s Attorney this week. Shelton served as Johnson County State’s Attorney from 2004 through 2012. Shelton collected the required number of signatures to be placed on the ballot as …

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Former bank employee pleads guilty on multiple charges

Laura Nicole Logsdon, 31, of Buncombe, plead guilty on Friday to two charges that could see the former Legence Bank manager serving up to 20 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections. In the first charge, financial exploitation of an elderly person, the state alleges that Mrs. Logsdon assumed control …

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One Shawnee: regional leaders announce launch of a new community development organization

Several regional community leaders have announced the public launch of a new non-profit community development organization, called One Shawnee, to serve the needs of the Ohio River Valley and Shawnee National Forest regions of southernmost Illinois – the Shawnee Region. One Shawnee Board President Patrick Windhorst explained the need to …

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Shawnee MTD receives $1.4 in federal CARES Act funding

Shawnee Mass Transit District has been awarded a $1.4 million federal grant as a part of the Coronavirus Aid Relief and Economic Security Act, or CARES, Act. The funding will be used to offset the lost revenue from the changes in ridership patterns during the pandemic, as well to help …

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