Perry County Newswire

Perry County Newswire

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

Results 1 - 20 of 23 in Perry County, IL

  1. Randolph Co. man sentenced nearly 20 years for meth distributionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | KFVS12

    ... investigation is being conducted by the Randolph County Sheriff's Office, Jackson County Sheriff's Office, Perry County Sheriff's Office, Perry County Drug Task Force, Percy Police Department, Steeleville Police Department, Mascoutah Police ...

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  2. Pinckneyville Teen Hospitalized after Truck CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Magic 95.1

    ... registration, and failure to wear a seatbelt. A Pinckneyville teen was injured in a crash Tuesday night in Perry County. A Ford F-150 being driven by 18-year old Sierra Benbrook of Pinckneyville was crossing the intersection of Park and White Walnut ...

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  3. Governor Bruce Rauner announces appointmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 15 | RiverBender.com

    ... in public service, currently serving as the mayor of Du Quoin. He was also the Executive Director of the Perry County Housing Authority for 26 years. He is also a former instructor for the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials. ...

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  4. Dog found abandoned in Perry County, IL cemeteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 12 | KFVS12

    Workers at the Perry County Humane Society in Du Quoin, Illinois are looking for answers after finding a dog abandoned in a cemetery in sub 20 weather.

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  5. Perry County Man Arrested for Bond ViolationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2015 | WOOZ-FM Carterville

    57 year-old Michael Dean was arrested on Friday by Du Quoin Police and the Perry County Sheriff's office, following an arrest warrant with charges of attempted aggravated sexual abuse. The terms of Dean's bond prohibited him from entering any ...

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  6. Marion Police Department Search for Missing TeenRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2015 | Magic 95.1

    ... for violating his bail bond. 57 year-old Michael Dean was arrested on Friday by Du Quoin Police and the Perry County Sheriff's office, following an Continue Reading>> Two people have been released from hospitals after suffering injuries due to two ...

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  7. 2 injured in crash in Perry County, ILRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2015 | KFVS12

    Two vehicles collided along U.S. Route 51 near St. Johns, according to a firefighter with the Du Quoin Fire Department. Families in Southern Illinois say they received photo collages by accident and are now trying to find who they belong to in time for Christmas.Amber Maltby of Eldorado, Ill.

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  8. 2 injured in crash in Perry County, ILRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2015 | KFVS12

    Two vehicles collided along U.S. Route 51 near St. Johns, according to a firefighter with the Du Quoin Fire Department. Families in Southern Illinois say they received photo collages by accident and are now trying to find who they belong to in time for Christmas.Amber Maltby of Eldorado, Ill.

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  9. ISP respond to two semi collision in Perry Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2015 | KFVS12

    The Illinois State Police responded to a report of a two vehicle crash on County Line Road at IL Route 154 in Perry County, Illinois on Tuesday, Dec. 1 at 1:17 p.m. John C. Lietz, 54, of Hoyleton, Illinois was driving the 2003 Orange International Truck Tractor and Larry G. Siemers, 56, of Steeleville, Illinois was driving the 1996 White International Truck Tractor.

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  10. Southern Illinois inmate charged with murder-for-hireRead the original story

    Nov 20, 2015 | WAND-TV Decatur

    Perry County prosecutors on Friday charged 50-year-old Jon Mettler with solicitation of murder for hire and solicitation of murder. Those charges carry maximum sentences of 30 and 40 years.

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  11. Perry Co., IL sheriff to open firing range to huntersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2015 | KFVS12

    If you would like to sight your hunting gun for the upcoming firearm deer season, the Perry County, Ill. sheriff's department is offering up their firing range.

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  12. Benton Man Arrested, Charged with Domestic Abuse, Animal CrueltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2015 | Magic 95.1

    ... had shot at an unoccupied vehicle several times around Continue Reading>> Two Union County men were arrested in Perry County after a traffic stop led to the discovery of drugs in the car Saturday. 19-year olds Jason Goodman of Jonesboro and Nathan ...

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  13. Police Searching for Suspect Accused of Firing Shots at Empty CarRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2015 | Magic 95.1

    According to a news release on the department's website, a suspect had shot at an unoccupied vehicle several times around 3 am Saturday in the 500 block of S. Ash St. Carbondale Police are searching for a person they say fired shots at an unoccupied vehicle on Saturday. According to a news release on the department's website, a suspect had shot at an unoccupied vehicle several times around Continue Reading>> Two Union County men were arrested in Perry County after a traffic stop led to the discovery of drugs in the car Saturday.

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  14. Two Union Co. Teens Arrested in Perry Co. for Drug PossessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2015 | WJPF-AM Carterville

    Two Union County men were arrested in Perry County after a traffic stop led to the discovery of drugs in the car Saturday.

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  15. Two men arrested in Perry County IL for possession of drugsRead the original story

    Sep 28, 2015 | KZIM-AM Cape Girardeau

    Two Union County men were arrested in Perry County, Illinois, Saturday after they were found with drugs in their vehicle. 19-year old Jason Goodman, of Jonesboro, was the driver of the vehicle, and 19-year old Nathan Sadler, of Anna, was the passenger.

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  16. Man Makes Emergency Landing in Perry Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2015 | Magic 95.1

    ... Coyne was traveling from Springfield, TN to St. Louis. A plane had to make an emergency landing in a field in Perry County Wednesday. According to the Illinois State Police, the Randolph County Sheriff's Department reported a possibly downed plane ...

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  17. Pilot uninjured after plane lands in Perry Co., IL fieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2015 | KFVS12

    A Tennessee man was uninjured after the plane he was piloting landed in a farm field in Perry County, Illinois. According to Illinois State Police, on Wednesday, September 16 at 4:13 p.m., they received a report from the Randolph County Sheriff's Department dispatch of a possible airplane down.

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  18. County, state fairs cut back harness racing in IllinoisRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | The Daily Gazette

    ... back the funding on them, and the guys are just about racing only on their own money,” Knupp said. The Perry County Fair Board planned to cancel all thoroughbred and harness racing until the horsemen stepped up to fund the prizes. The Du ...

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  19. County, state fairs cut back harness racing in IllinoisRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | The Daily Gazette

    ... back the funding on them, and the guys are just about racing only on their own money,” Knupp said. The Perry County Fair Board planned to cancel all thoroughbred and harness racing until the horsemen stepped up to fund the prizes. The Du ...

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  20. 1 person killed in IL crash involving semi truck and tractorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2015 | KFVS12

    One person is dead after a crash involving a semi truck and a tractor in Perry County, Ill. on Friday around 10 a.m. Officials say Alan Ray Bowers, 75, of Du Bois, Ill., was driving eastbound on Illinois Rt.

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