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  1. West Frankfort man arrested after manhunt, charged with DUIRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2017 | KFVS12

    A West Frankfort man is behind bars after allegedly crashing head-on into another vehicle and leaving the scene of the crash. According to Franklin County Sheriff Don Jones, the crash happened on Illinois Route 149 just before 4 p.m. on May 17. Investigators learned that an SUV driven by Chad Barnett, 41, was going west when he crossed into oncoming traffic and hit a car head on.

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  2. Students Benefit from Utica Charter SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2017 | Lite 98.7

    ... Lincoln Academy building ) that houses 6th and 7th grade, and a second campus off Ferguson Rd (the former West Frankfort Elementary School ) for grades 8-12. Dean of Teachers Hanka Grabovica explained to us that they are growing rapidly but still ...

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  3. Southern Illinois regional school superintendent takes different jobRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2017 | District Administration

    ... him the job. "And I weighed, where I could give back the most at this point, and um, the answer came down to West Frankfort. So it's with a regret that I'm leaving the Regional Office of Education but um, also looking forward to the challenges of ...

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  4. ...Read MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2017 | 101.5 CIL-FM

    ... flooded as was Herrin Hospital. 12 homes on the south side of Marion were also damaged. In Franklin County - West Frankfort experienced the worst flash flooding - several homes on West sixth street and an apartment complex were flooded, as well as ...

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  5. Local officials release flooding numbersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2017 | WJPF-AM Carterville

    ... flooded as was Herrin Hospital. 12 homes on the south side of Marion were also damaged. In Franklin County - West Frankfort experienced the worst flash flooding - several homes on West sixth street and an apartment complex were flooded, as well as ...

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  6. At Southern Illinois Raceway, racing is a family affairRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2017 | Daily Egyptian

    ... hot-laps Saturday, May 6, 2017, at the Southern Illinois Raceway in Marion. "I like to go fast," Walker said. West Frankfort resident Kevin Russell, a second-generation racer and father of sportsman class series feature race winner Matthew Russell ...

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  7. A Wet April and Record-Warm January-April in IllinoisRead the original story

    May 6, 2017 | Lincoln Daily News

    ... other sites in southern Illinois had similar amounts, including Bush (Williamson County) with 13.63 inches, West Frankfort (Franklin County) with 13.35 inches, Kaskaskia (Randolph County) with 13.34 inches, and Murphysboro (Jackson County) with ...

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  8. Illinois has wet April, record warmth January-AprilRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2017 | Bureau County Republican

    ... other sites in Southern Illinois had similar amounts, including Bush (Williamson County) with 13.63 inches, West Frankfort (Franklin County) with 13.35 inches, Kaskaskia (Randolph County) with 13.34 inches, and Murphysboro (Jackson County) with ...

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  9. Poshard resigns as president of Morthland College in West FrankfortRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | KFVS12

    Poshard retired as president of Southern Illinois University in 2014. He's also served on the board at John A. Logan College.

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  10. Poshard resigns as president of Illinois' Morthland CollegeRead the original story

    May 4, 2017 | Daily Herald

    Former congressman and Southern Illinois University president Glenn Poshard has resigned as president of a private Christian liberal arts college after just more than 2 months on the job. The Southern Illinoisan reports Poshard resigned from Morthland College in West Frankfort in an April 26 letter, effective immediately.

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  11. CLOSED: Roads closed due to flooding in the HeartlandRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2017 | WTVM

    State Highway 148 south of Zeigler at the Big Muddy River is down to one lane because of water over the roadway. State Highway 37 south of West Frankfort city limits.

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  12. Preventing disease and injury when cleaning up after the stormRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | KFVS12

    ... When closing the trench, cover it with at least 12 inches of dirt. Resource tables have been setup at the West Frankfort Public Safety Complex located at 201 E. Nolen St., West Frankfort, IL. Health-related information such as flood clean-up, ...

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  13. Franklin, Jackson, Williamson Counties make formal declarations of disasterRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2017 | WJPF-AM Carterville

    In Franklin County, a disaster resource center will open it's doors at 9 a.m. Wednesday in the lobby of the West Frankfort Public Safety Building. Local and nongovernmental agencies will be on hand to give information and collect damage reports.

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  14. CLOSED: Roads closed due to flooding in the HeartlandRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 | KFVS12

    ... Doniphan, Mo. and Route B in Ripley County to Route HH near Vastus in Butler County State Highway 37 south of West Frankfort city limits. IDOT has closed the roadway due to high water. They urge drivers to seek alternate routes. Southbound lane of ...

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  15. Roads closed across Heartland after severe weather, floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 | KCTV5

    ... is near the Jackson-Randolph County Line and will close Route 3 in Jackson County. State Highway 37 south of West Frankfort city limits. IDOT has closed the roadway due to high water. They urge drivers to seek alternate routes. Southbound lane of ...

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  16. 150 roads closed across Heartland after severe weather, floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2017 | KCTV5

    ... roads in the Heartland are closed or blocked due to flooding from severe weather. State Highway 37 south of West Frankfort city limits. IDOT has closed the roadway due to high water. They urge drivers to seek alternate routes. Southbound lane of ...

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  17. The War On Coal In Southern IllinoisRead the original story

    Apr 29, 2017 | WBEZ-FM Chicago

    Last summer, WBEZ reporter Dan Weissmann traveled to the Old King Coal Festival in West Frankfort, a small town in southern Illinois.   With coal at the center of the climate change battle, some people from around West Frankfort pulled together an army of sorts to take up their part in that fight.

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  18. Williamson Co. Sheriff's Office to host prescription drug collection eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2017 | KFVS12

    ... medications. The sheriff's office will dispose of these through its jail contracts. John A. Logan College, West Frankfort, Carbondale, West City, Cobden, Du Quoin, Shawneetown, McLeansboro and Pinckneyville police departments, along with the Saline, ...

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  19. Woman rescued from house fire in Benton, ILRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2017 | KFVS12

    ... into the home and the M.A.B.A.S Box Alarm System was activated for a fire engine and manpower from West City, West Frankfort, Sesser, as well as a water tender from Ewing Northern. Benton police provided assistance and the woman was transported by ...

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  20. Homes burns on Gossett Road in West FrankfortRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2017 | WOOZ-FM Carterville

    Crews from West Frankfort, Benton, Zeigler and Ewing were called to the un-occupied home, which is used as a hunting cabin.

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