Jefferson / Washington

Restaurant Report Card: May 25, 2015

WSIL -- China Wok in Marion is our low scorer this week. The Williamson County inspector gave the restaurant an 83. Read More »

5 Years Since Woman's Disappearance From Southern Illinois

MT. VERNON -- Sunday marks five years since Beth Bentley went missing in Southern Illinois. Read More »

Pinckneyville Holds Off Waltonville/SV for Regional Title

DU QUOIN -- Pinckneyville beat Waltonville/Sesser-Valier 3-1 to win a 2A regional softball championship. Read More »

Meyer Leads Area Medalists At State Track and Field

CHARLESTON -- The girls state track and field finals were held on Saturday at Eastern Illinois University. Read More »

Aquatic Zoo Opens For Second Year In Mt. Vernon

MT. VERNON -- Residents are splashing into summer as the city's Aquatic Zoo opens for its second year. Read More »

2 Children Airlifed After Jefferson County Crash

JEFFERSON CO. -- A crash near Mount Vernon involving two SUVs and a truck led to two kids being airlifted to a children's hospital in St. Louis. Read More »

Area Athletes Qualify for 2A State Finals

CHARLESTON -- Seven area athletes qualified for Saturday's finals at the Girls 2A State Track and Field meet. Read More »

Abandoned Mt. Vernon Homes Set to Be Demolished

MT. VERNON -- Abandoned homes in Mt. Vernon are being torn down to make way for new middle class housing. Twenty properties throughout the city have been declared dilapidated and will be leveled in the coming weeks. Read More »

Aquatic Zoo in Mt. Vernon to Kick Off Second Season

MT. VERNON -- Summer is almost here. The Aquatic Zoo Water Park in Mt. Vernon is opening up its doors to the public Memorial Day weekend. Read More »

Opdyke Man Charged in Stabbing

JEFFERSON CO. -- A Jefferson County man faces aggravated battery charges after authorities say he stabbed a woman in the neck and leg. Read More »

Job Squad: May 20, 2015

WSIL -- We have a handful of businesses around the region that are hiring in our weekly Job Squad. Read More »

Harre Stepping Down After Incredible Run

NASHVILLE -- Following 15 incredibly successful seasons with the Nashville Hornettes, Wayne Harre has resigned as head basketball coach. Read More »

Run For the Wall Rolls Through Mt. Vernon

JEFFERSON COUNTY -- Engines roar down Interstate 64 as hundreds of bikers, from across the country, roll into Mt. Vernon. Read More »

Hayes Wanted for Failure to Appear

JEFFERSON CO. -- The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help locating Robert T. Hayes. Read More »

Restaurant Report Card: May 18, 2015

WSIL -- When a restaurant has a number of critical violations, the health inspector often puts the eatery on an accelerated inspection schedule. There are currently five restaurants in Jackson County that fall into that category. Read More »

Chester Sprints To Sectional Title At Nashville

NASHVILLE -- Nashville hosted a girls 1A track and field sectional meet on Friday. Read More »

2 Arrested in Mt. Vernon

MT. VERNON -- An argument leads to drug and weapon charges for two Mt. Vernon residents. Read More »

Educators Announce New Name for Consolidated School District

WSIL -- A pair of Jefferson County school districts set to merge later this summer have decided on a new name and mascot. Read More »

Aerial Views Show Progress on Mt. Vernon High School

JEFFERSON CO. -- New video shows a fresh look at progress on the new Mt. Vernon High School. Read More »

Mt. Vernon Man Facing Battery Charges

MT. VERNON -- A Mt. Vernon man has been arrested for aggravated battery of a child. Read More »

Mt. Vernon Man Killed By Falling Tree Limb

MT. VERNON -- A Mt. Vernon man was killed during a storm Sunday evening when a large tree limb fell through the roof into his bedroom. Read More »

Restaurant Report Card: May 11, 2015

WSIL -- Restaurant employees are not allowed to store medication in the food prep area. That mistake cost a Jefferson County restaurant several points this week. Read More »

Jefferson County to Enforce Tougher Probation Regulations

MT. VERNON -- Law enforcers in Jefferson County have a new plan to help deter drug use. Read More »

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