Jefferson / Washington

Murphysboro Sweeps Nashville

MURPHYSBORO -- The Murphysboro Red Devils swept Nashville Thursday night 25-12, 25-17. Read More »

Mt. Vernon Police Ask for Help Locating Missing Woman

MT. VERNON -- Mt. Vernon Police are asking for the public's help locating a missing woman. Read More »

Restaurant Report Card: August 24, 2015

WSIL -- Chili's in Carbondale is at the bottom of this week's Restaurant Report Card. Read More »

Jefferson County Picks Up Tab for State Budget Shortfall

JEFFERSON COUNTY -- The state of Illinois has suspended funding for some county officials until a new budget is in place. That means counties like Jefferson must dip into reserves to meet payroll. Read More »

Mt. Vernon Man Sentenced to 17 Years for Making, Selling Meth

WSIL -- A Jefferson County man has been sentenced to more than 17 years in federal prison for making and selling meth. Read More »

2 Arrested in Mt. Vernon Meth Bust

MT. VERNON -- Two people were arrested during a drug bust Wednesday in Mt. Vernon. Read More »

Police Searching for Mt. Vernon Bank Robber

JEFFERSON CO. -- The search continues for a bank robber in Mount Vernon. Read More »

Mt. Vernon Man Behind Bars on Drug Charges

JEFFERSON CO. -- A Mt. Vernon man is behind bars on several drug charges. Read More »

Mt. Vernon Improving 'Brick By Brick'

MT. VERNON -- The Mt. Vernon Rams missed out on the playoffs last season, finishing with a record of 3-6. Read More »

Job Squad: August 19, 2015

WSIL -- Time for a look at who's hiring in this week's Job Squad. Read More »

Local Enterprise Zones on Hold Over Illinois Budget Impasse

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - The state economic development agency that approves sales tax breaks for construction materials says it cannot certify 49 previously approved enterprise zones because of the ongoing budget impasse in Illinois. Read More »

What's Behind Rising Gas Prices?

WSIL -- You've probably noticed a significantly higher price at the pump lately, but experts say it has nothing to do with the price of oil. Read More »

Three Facing Meth Charges in Jefferson County

JEFFERSON CO. -- Three people have been arrested for making meth at a motel in Dix. Read More »

Jefferson County Man Arrested for Arson

BLUFORD -- A Jefferson County man is facing arson charges after a weekend fire in Bluford. Read More »

Restaurant Report Card: August 17, 2015

WSIL -- Mongolian Grill in Marion is our low scorer this week. Read More »

Nashville Football Ready To Hit The Ground Running

NASHVILLE -- The Nashville Hornets enjoyed a strong 2014 campaign and finished with an 8-3 record. Read More »

In God We Trust Decals on Jefferson County Squad Cars

JEFFERSON COUNTY -- Jefferson County Sheriff Travis Allen placed "In God We Trust" stickers on his staff's vehicles Friday. Read More »

Jefferson County School Leaders Look at Sales Tax Hike

JEFFERSON COUNTY -- District 80 school leaders have begun looking at a 1 percent sales tax increase. Read More »

Mt. Vernon Man Found Guilty of Involuntary Manslaughter

JEFFERSON CO. -- A Mt. Vernon man will face sentencing in October after a jury found him guilty of involuntary manslaughter Friday. Read More »

Man Killed by Fallen Tree in Jefferson County

CASNER TOWNSHIP -- A Lawrence County man has died in a logging incident in rural Jefferson County. Read More »

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