Alexander County Newswire

Alexander County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Alexander County, IL.

Results 1 - 15 of 15 in Alexander County, IL

  1. Tamms care facility under investigation after stabbingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | KFVS12

    ... on an aggravated battery charge. Woods was a resident at the facility, according to Illinois State Police. Alexander County Sheriff Tim Brown said one person was stabbed and another assaulted at the H & S Shelter Care, an assisted living facility. ...

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  2. Biologists study bats for deadly disease in Alexander County, Ill.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | KFVS12

    Biologist's are studying bats in Alexander County, Illinois for a disease that's killed millions of bats in North America. Biologists from the U.S Fish and Wildlife Service and Southern Illinois University Carbondale worked April 7 and 8 to study bats in Alexander County for the disease.

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  3. Lawmakers push to reopen Tamms "Supermax"Read the original story

    Mar 6, 2015 | KFVS12

    Less than a day after being elected to office, Murphysboro Republican Terri Bryant made her intentions clear; to reopen the Tamms Correctional Center in Alexander County. "One of the things I think I can do is show that I actually have knowledge about what goes on in the department.

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  4. Bipartisan Group Pushing for Reopening of Tamms Supermax PrisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | WSIL

    ... kind of yard." "Even if they repurpose it to a minimum security unit, I think we owe it to the people of Alexander County to bring back the biggest employer in that county," Rep. Phelps said. He and Bryant argue that the Tamms closure has made ...

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  5. Goose ConquestRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | The Chronicle-Telegram

    ... Canadas living in the Mississippi Flyway and could be found nesting on the banks of the mighty river. In Alexander County, Illinois in 1944 during the 21 day hunting season, an incredible 9,200 geese were harvested before the Secretary of the ...

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  6. Charges Filed in Cairo HomicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | WSIL

    ... tention Center in Ullin. Illinois State Police and the Cairo Police Department continue to investigate. The Alexander County Sheriff's Office and DCFS also assisted in the investigation.

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  7. Cairo man charged with murder after death of womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | KFVS12

    ... estigating. Illinois State Police (ISP) Zone 7, District 22, Crime Scene Services; Cairo Police Department, Alexander County Sheriff's Department, and Department of Children Family Services (DCFS) all responded to the scene.

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  8. Death investigation after woman found dead in homeRead the original story

    Feb 28, 2015 | KFVS12

    According to Alexander County Coroner Willie Bingham, 25-year old Gloria Faye Wiggins was found dead in the Elmwood Housing Units in Cairo at 5:55 a.m. on Friday. Bingham says an autopsy was performed on Wiggins and the results are pending.

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  9. Tamms Man Sentenced to 5 Years for Aggravated BatteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | WSIL

    An Alexander County man has been sentenced to five years in prison for beating up an elderly Pulaski resident. Debroskie L. Dilworth, 42, of Tamms, was sentenced Wednesday after pleading guilty to one count of aggravated battery of a victim over the age of 60. Pulaski County State's Attorney Jim Flummer says, on Aug. 24, 2014, Dilworth went to the victim's home and seriously beat the man.

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  10. Number of Reported Homeless Students In Southern IL Down From Last YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2014 | WOOZ-FM Carterville

    ... Seven counties are reported as having poverty levels higher than the state average of 14.1%. Those include Alexander County, at nearly 32%, Hardin County at nearly 24%, and Union County at nearly 20%.

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  11. New Statea s Attorney In Pulaski Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2014 | 101.5 CIL-FM

    ... ealth reasons. Flummer previously served as City Attorney for Cairo, Thebes, and Mounds, and also served as Alexander County State's Attorney in 1976.

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  12. Photo courtesy Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2014 | WJPF-AM Carterville

    ... ealth reasons. Flummer previously served as City Attorney for Cairo, Thebes, and Mounds, and also served as Alexander County State's Attorney in 1976.

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  13. Flummer Appointed Pulaski Co. State's AttorneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | WSIL

    ... ty attorney for various municipalities, including Cairo and Thebes, and Mounds. He also had as stint as the Alexander County State's Attorney in 1976.

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  14. Dog survives being shot with hunter's arrowRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | KFVS12

    An Alexander County, Illinois woman is searching for answers after her dog was nearly killed after being shot by a hunter's arrow. Julie Thrower's two-year-old Labrador/Pit Bull mix, Sandy, was shot with a hunter's arrow in late October.

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  15. House Speaker Boehner stumps for Mike Bost in Marion, ILRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | KFVS12

    ... Purchase of equipment necessary to implement an optometry/ophthalmology program for residents of Cairo and Alexander County. DRA: $112,500; Leveraged Public Investment: $16,442; Total Project Cost: $141,442. I-57 Airport Business Park, Benton : ...

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