Friday, Apr 18, 2014



Campaign to Donate Truck to Injured Veteran
FRANKLIN COUNTY -- The Associated Fire Fighters of Illinois are giving back to a local soldier seriously injured in Afghanistan. The Warrior Program wants to supply a specially-equipped truck in September.

Harrisburg, IDOT Search For Answers to Intersection Problems
HARRISBURG -- A Harrisburg traffic improvement made two years ago is causing its own set of problems. The Highway 13 bypass intersection with Poplar street has seen a series of major accidents.

Pay It Forward Campaign
WSIL -- News 3 and Black Diamond Harley Davidson are teaming up to Pay It Forward in southern Illinois.

Pepsi MidAmerica Expanding
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) - A Pepsi franchise is planning to build a new customer service center in Cape Girardeau that could create 74 jobs.

IDNR Fires Mayville
SPRINGFIELD -- Tony Mayville, a top Illinois Department of Natural Resources official has been let go from the department.

New Bike Paths Heading to Illinois
WSIL -- IDOT is working on several projects to make Southern Illinois more bike-friendly.

Update: Earthquake Did Not Occur in Franklin County
FRANKLIN CO -- We have an update on the reports of an earthquake in Franklin County Thursday night.

Few Answers in Chrissy Williams' Death
WSIL-- Chrissy Williams' body was found in her SUV four weeks ago. The vehicle was in the Ohio River, near a boat ramp in Rosiclare. The Gallatin County woman had been missing since early December, and very little is known about her disappearance and death.

Chester Elementary to Rebuild Condemned Gym
CHESTER -- Grade school students in Chester are finally getting a new gymnasium. The old building was condemned by the state two years ago after the structure started cracking and falling apart.

Drug Conference Expanding Focus to New Problems
CARTERVILLE -- Meth has been a scourge across Southern Illinois for a long time. However, new drugs are coming on the scene.