Hamilton / Wayne

Johnston City Routs Hamilton County

JOHNSTON CITY -- JOHNSTON CITY -- Johnston City played host to Hamilton County on Friday night. Read More »

Chester Captures Win Against Fairfield

CHESTER -- Chester alum, Jeremy Blechle, hosted the Fairfield Mules after he moved from defensive coordinator to head coach for the Chester Yellow Jackets. Read More »

Johnson Sentenced to 18 Months in Prison

WSIL -- A Wayne County man has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for stealing money from his church and from the electric co-op where he worked. Read More »

Hamilton County Football Has A New Look

MCLEANSBORO -- Hamilton County is coming off a 1-8 season. 17 seniors graduated from that team, which means a lot of new faces will be playing for the Foxes this season. Read More »

Counterfeit Cash Found in Fairfield

FAIRFIELD -- Fairfield Police say someone is passing counterfeit $20 bills at businesses in town. Read More »

Community Pushed Against Vocational Program Cuts

HAMILTON COUNTY -- The Hamilton County School Board recently voted to cut a vocational teacher to part-time, along with a few other staff members. Now, the community is working to reverse that decision. Read More »

Eldorado Man Hit and Killed By Car

HAMILTON CO. -- An Eldorado man was killed early Sunday morning after being hit by a car. Read More »

Union Bookkeeper Pleads Guilty to Embezzlement, Theft

WSIL -- A Hamilton County woman has pleaded guilty to embezzling money from the labor union where she worked. Read More »

Morthland Volleyball Holds Program's First Practice

WEST FRANKFORT -- It was a historic and exciting day on Wednesday for Morthland's volleyball program, as the team held its first official practice at the West Frankfort high school gym. Read More »

Wayne City Man Facing Drug Charges

WAYNE CITY -- A Wayne County man faces charges after a large drug bust at his home. Read More »

Wayne City Softball Makes History By Winning Sectional Title

ODIN -- Wayne City's softball team faced Oblong in the sectional title game at Odin on Monday. Read More »

Lions Outlast Mules, Advance to Benton 2A Sectional Championship

BENTON -- The Carterville Lions advanced to the Benton 2A Sectional championship game by beating Fairfield 69-57. Read More »

Benton Holds Off SVW to Win Regional

BENTON -- The Benton Rangerettes won their own regional, beating Sesser-Valier/Waltonville 66-56. Read More »

Area Signees

WSIL -- Here is a list of area high school athletes that have signed to play in college in the February signing period. Read More »

Helm the Hero as Trojans Knock off Wayne City

WAYNE CITY -- Webber Township beat Wayne City 53-52 in overtime to wrap up day one of the Conrad Allen Holiday Tournament. Read More »

Vienna Beats Hamilton County 59-51

VIENNA -- The Vienna Eagles beat Hamilton County 59-51 in the Black Diamond East opener for both teams. Read More »

Pinckneyville, Wayne City, and Hamilton County All Post Wins

MCLEANSBORO -- Pinckneyville, Wayne City, and Hamilton County all won Friday at the Lady Foxes Basketball Tournament. Read More »

Calloni Leads Bearcats to Championship Game

CHRISTOPHER -- The Christopher Bearcats advanced to the championship game of their own Turkey Tournament with a 73-46 win over Wayne City. Read More »

Johnston City Wins Black Diamond Title

MCLEANSBORO-- Johnston City dominates Hamilton County 47-6 to win the Black Diamond title. Read More »

Hamilton County 911 Proposal Triggers Concern

MCLEANSBORO -- A debate over 911 services gets heated as voters face off over life saving improvements, and their possible cost. Read More »

Class Act: Mrs. Folden's Civics Class

HAMILTON COUNTY-- A Hamilton County senior civics class is learning the importance of voting. After many of Mrs. Folden's students voted for the first time in this year's primary, they are excited to vote in the general election this November. Read More »

State Police Answer FAQ Concerning Illinois Conceal Carry

Illinois State Police has released a list of frequently asked questions concerning conceal carry law in Illinois. Read More »

DQ State Fair Announces Four Free Music Concerts

DU QUOIN - Country music artists Gretchen Wilson, Darryl Worley, Aaron Tippin and Uncle Cracker will present free concerts at 2013 Du Quoin State Fair. Read More »

Fairfield Rolls at E-T

ELKVILLE -- The Fairfield Mules scored early and often to beat Elverado-Trico 42-8 Thursday night. Read More »

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