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Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Back to school today for students in Chester USD #139
Bad news for hopeful Illinoisans on jobs, economy
First Human West Nile Virus Positive Case in Illinois For 2014
Hackers steal patients’ personal data from Red Bud Regional Hospital
Local bank customers warned about a Check Card scam
Quick 20 minute meeting for Chester City Council Monday night
Quinn Signs Laws to Protect Vulnerable Adults and Seniors
Survey Finds Older Illinois Voters Anxious About Economic Future
Weekly Crop Report

Monday, August 18, 2014
Columbia man killed in single vehicle accident in Randolph Co Friday
Fallen power line leads to fire and major gas leak in Chester Saturday
Financial aid refunds from SIU-C boost regions economy
Owner of Chester McDonalds expands holdings into Missouri
Quinn Signs Legislation to Ban Smoking on State University Campuses
Quinn touts unemployment rate drop, but is the news really good?
Randolph Co Sheriff Department’s weekly arrest report
Senator Luechtefeld’s Senate Week in Review
Very light agenda waiting for Chester City Council tonight

Friday, August 15, 2014
July Unemployment Falls to 6.8 Percent
Report: Young Athletes Pressured to Play Injured
SIU police website offers safety tips and resources

Thursday, August 14, 2014
Study Reveals Racial Profiling in Illinois Consent Searches
Wrongful death lawsuit against St. Louis televangelist has been reinstated

Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Cub Scout Open House and Sign Up Night set for August 25
Public pension benefits gain on average public salary
Quinn Signs Legislation to Support Veterans With Disabilities
Report Highlights Hunger in Rural Communities
Willisville man pleads guilty to meth charge

Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Blood Donors Badly Needed in Illinois
Misclassified Employees Force Taxpayers to Subsidize Costs, Harm Economy
Senator Luechtefeld’s Senate Week in Review
Weekly Crop Report

Monday, August 11, 2014
Drug investigation by Chester and Sparta Police Departments results in arrests
Randolph Co Sheriff Department’s weekly arrest report
Weather perfect for Andy’s Auto Body’s Corvette and Mustang Show

Friday, August 8, 2014
Firemen from five departments battle house fire in Walsh Thursday
Illinois state fairs run by government appointees, lose money
Report: Public Policy Can "Light the Way" for Solar in Illinois
Southern Illinois University ready to welcome students

Thursday, August 7, 2014
Avoiding Illness Due to Ticks, Bats and Wild Animals
State Treasurer Dan Rutherford Announces Big I-Cash Returns in July
Twardoski pleads guilty to one count of first degree murder in death of four children

Wednesday, August 6, 2014
Chester FD paged out late Tuesday night
Free text messaging service offered by
Illinois welcomes the ATA Grand American Trapshooting Championships back to Sparta
State Rep. Jerry Costello II presented 2014 IEC Public Service Award
Too much history of patronage and failure at the state fair
Two more fundraisers announced for Chandler family

Tuesday, August 5, 2014
Annual Chester High School Sports Meeting this Sunday, August 10 at 5pm in Colbert Gym
Another traffic stop leads to the arrest of three men
Blood drives planned for Chester and Prairie du Rocher later this month
First annual Andy’s Auto Body Mustang and Corvette Show this Sunday
Hours to be reduced at a Randolph County historic site after Labor Day
New Yellow Jacket sports website launched this morning
Police and Fire Commission to meet Wednesday night
Weekly Crop Report
Workers’ Compensation rate reductions draws praise from all sides

Monday, August 4, 2014
After-School Programs Foster Success for Future in Illinois
Applications for 32nd Annual Hometown Awards Now Available
Benefit for Chandler Family is a huge success
Chester City Council meets tonight
Commentary: "I hate Chester and cannot wait to leave…"
IEMA Encourages Parents to Include Emergency Preparedness in Back-to-School Plans
Legislation to Outlaw Cyberbullying of Illinois Students Signed into Law
Menard inmate wants genetic test which he says could exonerate him in death of daughter
Parking complaint leads to the arrest of Perryville, MO woman on drug charges
Quinn Signs Law to Reduce Fishing and Hunting License Fees for Older Adults
Randolph Co Sheriff Department’s weekly report of arrests
Senator Luechtefeld’s Senate Week in Review

Friday, August 1, 2014
Another road construction project coming to county part of Illinois Jobs Now!
Chester businesses gearing up for Chandler Family Benefit tomorrow
Murphysboro man arrested on child porn charges