Regional

Rural Mount Vernon Man Dies In ATV Accident

At approximately 12:18 p.m., Saturday June 16, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call of a subject lying in a field near a wrecked ATV off N. Presley LN, west of Mt. Vernon. Deputies from the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, members of Woodlawn Fire Department and Littons Ambulance service located an unresponsive male,

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Head On Crash Near Scheller Injures Two

At approximately 10:20 p.m., Saturday, June 16, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call of a multi vehicle head on crash on IL Highway 148 near E. Emerson City Rd., Scheller. Deputies from the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, Ina Police Department, Illinois State Police, Waltonville Fire Department, Sesser Fire Department, and Littons Ambulance

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Getting Ready For Hofbraufest

Hoyleton – June 20, 2018 Patricia Rensing rensing1@hotmail.com The 50th Annual Hoyleton Hofbraufest is featuring a parade on Saturday, July 7 at 4 p.m. The route will travel down Rt 177, to Main Street, and will end at the Village Park. The Committee has been soliciting entries in honor of the half century of Hofbraufest’s

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Trinity Hoyleton Church And School Happenings

Elder’s Meeting Thursday, June 21 at 7:00pm in the school conference room. Adult Bible Class meet Sunday mornings in the church beginning at 8:30am. Sunday School and High School Bible Classes meet at 8:30am in the school building. This Sunday, June 24 we will celebrate The Nativity of St. John the Baptist during our 9:30am

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Hey Augustine On The Courthouse Lawn

“Hey Augustine” was this week’s Free Concert on the Courthouse Lawn, presented by the Washington County Arts Council. Hey Augustine played music to the crowd for two hours on June 14. On June 21, Twilight Band will play on the Courthouse Lawn beginning at 6 pm.

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Hofbraufest To Host Sand Volleyball Tournament

Lori and Karianne Schnitker. Hoyleton Patricia Rensing A new fun-filled event is coming to the Hoyleton Hofbraufest thanks to Lori and Karianne Schnitker. Seeing a need for a group activity, these two community-minded ladies laid the plans for a bracketed sand volleyball tourney. A co-ed 8 team tournament and a 4 team round robin tournament

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Richview Memorial Day Services

Lucas Morgan plays Taps before the large crowd in Richview Cemetery at the 4th annual Memorial Day service. Many veterans took part including Color Guard members Steve Copple,  USMC;  Gerri Philipps, USAF; and Jason Berry of the US Army. Steve Ebbs, USAF, gave a motivational speech concerning the need to always remember those who have

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