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Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Chicago Man Charged and Arrested For Making Threats against SIU-Carbondale
Collinsville man injured in Jackson County crash
Senator Luechtefeld’s Senate Week in Review
St. Louis man escorted out of Chester Wal-Mart and later arrested
Weekly Crop Report

Monday, September 29, 2014
Busy couple of days for Chester Fire Department
Enyart Announces $322K Grant for Kaskaskia Port
Homecoming Week underway at Chester High School
Illinois Route 4 was closed near Marissa because of gasoline spill Sunday

Jackson, MO man killed in crash on Highway 51 in Perry County, MO this morning
Percy man arrested after incident in Chester Saturday night
Randolph Co Sheriff Department’s weekly arrest report
Retiree Advocate Says Candidates Aren't Talking About What's Important
Yellow Jackets suffers first BDC road loss since October 2011, loses to Johnston City 28-13

Friday, September 26, 2014
CUSD #139 School Board to hold special meeting Tuesday
Fall harvest season brings safety concerns
Local Unemployment Falls Across State for Fifth Consecutive Month
Madigan Urges Jimmy John’s Customers to Take Caution, Report Unauthorized Charges
Nominations sought for CHS Sports Hall of Fame
SIU offers initial free, for-credit online course
Sparta man sentenced to three years on theft charge
Unemployment rate drops in Randolph County in August
Lady Yellow Jackets volleyball team sweeps matches during final night at Trico Tournament

Thursday, September 25, 2014
Dowell woman sentenced to jail in Randolph County
Flu Clinics to be held in Chester starting next week
Sparta man sentenced to prison on drug charge
Willisville man succumbs to injuries in Monday night crash on Wine Hill Road

Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Chester man sentenced to three years in prison on heroin charge
Chester woman received probation on drug charge
Keeton sentenced to 14 years in prison last week on armed robbery charge
Luechtefeld: Southern Illinois coal industry, jobs at risk
The Changing Face of Hunger in Illinois
Willisville man injured in Monday night crash on Wine Hill Road
Winners from Saturday’s Donut eating contest have been announced

Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Experts tackle Illinois’s minority unemployment problem
Retired Teachers will meet in October
Weekly Crop Report

Monday, September 22, 2014
Beautification Commission to meet this afternoon
Elkville man pleads guilty to one count indictment
Illinois’ unemployment rate down, but fewer people working
Randolph Co Sheriff Department’s weekly arrest report
Senator Luechtefeld’s Senate Week in Review
Shriners Screening Clinic coming to Chester October 4

Friday, September 19, 2014
13,800 Jobs Pushes Unemployment Down to 6.7 Percent
Bond Monument rededication ceremony set for Sunday in Evergreen Cemetery
Chester man arrested on drug charges Wednesday evening
First West Nile Virus Related Deaths Reported in Illinois
Illinois has troublesome food stamps to jobs ratio
World Peace Day Celebrations in Illinois: Finding Peace at Home

Thursday, September 18, 2014
Enyart Announces Service Academy Application Deadline
Illinois Fall Trout Fishing Season Opens October 18
National Child Passenger Safety Week in Illinois
Tow Boat sinks south of Chester overnight

Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Busy agenda waiting for CUSD #139 Board of Education Thursday
Car Seat Safety: Many Illinois Kids Not Buckled In Correctly
Rocher teen injured in Saturday night accident near Evansville

Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Attorney: Court ruling for bloggers a free speech victory for everyone
Carson and Barnes Circus rolls into Chester Wednesday
Chester Police Department Strategic Plan Progress Meeting set for October 8
Privacy and Safety a Concern as Illinois Considers Police Body Cameras
Quick 20 minute meeting for Chester City Council Monday

Monday, September 15, 2014
Ava man killed in single vehicle accident Friday night
CGS Celebrate Fitness 2014 event set for Tuesday
Chester City Council meets tonight
Chester Firemen called out Saturday night
Chester Moving Forward hosting a Street Party this Saturday
CHS announces 2014 Homecoming King and Queen Candidates
Closing the Digital Divide: Final Day Illinoisans Can Have a Say
"Cut & Chomp For a Cure" set for this Saturday in Chester
Jackson County Man Sentenced for Failing to Register as a Sex Offender
New Athens man killed in single vehicle wreck early Sunday morning
Perryville man killed in Friday morning accident north of Chester
Randolph Co Sheriff Department’s weekly arrest report
Senator Luechtefeld’s Senate Week in Review

Friday, September 12, 2014
Cut fiber optic cable knocks out internet and phone service in Randolph County
Emergency crews respond to two-vehicle accident north of Chester
Public invited to rededication ceremony for Governor Bond monument
Report shines light on problems with public education spending
Sesser Man Sentenced For Conveying False Allegations of a Terrorist Plot
SIU earns excellence in veteran education award

Thursday, September 11, 2014
Firemen called to Chester High School Wednesday afternoon
Randolph County Sheriff Office’s newsletter
Researchers say Early Brain Development Impacted by Stress
Tax deed proceedings completed on delinquent properties in Randolph County

Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Chester firemen help clean small oil spill Tuesday afternoon
Chester man will be sentenced this month in connection with armed robbery
Illinois EPA Awards Solid Waste Enforcement Grants
Illinois Health Leaders Confirm 11 Cases of Severe Respiratory Virus
Madigan Urges FCC to Allow Phone Companies to Block Robocalls
Moody’s reveals deep trouble with Illinois pension system
More delays on Mississippi River Bridge at Chester next week

Tuesday, September 9, 2014
IDPH Watching for Possible Outbreaks of Circulating Virus
Planning meeting for 2015 Relay for Life set for September 22 in Chester
Possible changes coming to the World Shooting and Recreational Complex
Randolph Co Sheriff Department’s weekly arrest report
Registration forms for donut eating contest benefit for Cystic Fibrosis due Friday
Tamaroa man dies in zip-line accident Sunday
Weekly Crop Report

Monday, September 8, 2014
Chester Park and Recreation Board to meet Tuesday night
Chester’s Gas & Public Property Committee to meet Tuesday
CHS Summit Yearbook staff to sell Yellow Jacket Spirit Flags
"Historic" Vote on Campaign Finance Reform Today
Illinois State Treasurer Dan Rutherford Promotes Auction
Route U in Ste. Genevieve County reduced to one lane
Senator Luechtefeld’s Senate Week in Review
Workers comp reform draws praise

Friday, September 5, 2014
Personal Emergency Preparedness Takes Pressure Off First Responders
Randolph County Relay for Life event coming home to Chester next year
Special CUSD #139 School Board meeting set for Tuesday

Thursday, September 4, 2014
Annual Popeye Picnic begins Friday
Chester Police announce the arrest of three on drug charges
Traffic delays expected on Mississippi River Bridge next Thursday

Wednesday, September 3, 2014
For Workers with Temporary Visas, Research Finds Few Benefits
Freshmen enrollment rises at SIU Carbondale
Governor Quinn Takes Clemency Action
Road closures to be in effect for this weekend's Popeye Picnic
State’s Medical Cannabis Patient and Caregiver Application Process Begins
Water and Sewer rates could be increasing soon in City of Chester
Weekly Crop Report
Wet August Wraps Up a Cool, Wet Summer in Illinois

Tuesday, September 2, 2014
Healthy Eyes Crucial for Success in School
Jackson County Sheriff’s office evacuated Saturday evening
Kaskaskia Church Raffle Winners
Light agenda waiting for Chester City Council tonight
Public invited to Elephant Shower before Circus on September 17 in Chester
Randolph Co Sheriff Department’s weekly report of arrests
Senator Luechtefeld’s Senate Week in Review
World’s Biggest Big Top Circus Celebrates 78 Years of Performances with Shows in Chester