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Judah & the Lion Adds Flora Cash to Pep Talks Tour

Judah & the Lion Adds Flora Cash to Pep Talks Tour

With the Pep Talks tour now underway, Judah & the Lion has announced via social media that the Swedish-American duo of Flora Cash will join the band for several stops across the globe. As noted by the graphic above, Flora Cash will join Judah for the dates denoted by an asterisk, including Nashville, TN Aug.…

Whitney Unveils Second Track from Upcoming Album “Forever Turned Around”

Whitney Unveils Second Track from Upcoming Album “Forever Turned Around”

Whitney has released a new song and music video, “Valleys (My Love),” the second single from their upcoming album Forever Turned Around, due Aug. 30. Following the lead single, “Giving Up,” Whitney explores heartache between two people missing one another. A statement from the band noted the song was inspired by a scenic drive through…

All-American Rejects Release Three-Song EP “Send Her to Heaven”

All-American Rejects Release Three-Song EP “Send Her to Heaven”

Ahead of a VANS Warped Tour 25th Anniversary performance in California and an eventual stop to the Du Quoin State Fair in August, the All-American Rejects have released Send Her to Heaven, a three-song EP. The EP’s track list is as follows, as released by Epitaph Records: 1. Send Her To Heaven 2. Gen Why?…

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DeSoto Woman Sentenced to 20-years in Prison On Murder-for-Hire Charges

DeSoto Woman Sentenced to 20-years in Prison On Murder-for-Hire Charges

Jackson Co. – A DeSoto woman is set to spend the next 20-years behind bars after pleading guilty to a murder-for-hire plot to kill her husband. According to a release from the Jackson Co. State’s Attorney’s Office, Carmen Stonemark was sentenced to 20-years in prison for solicitation to commit murder and concealment of a homicidal…

Semi/Tractor Wreck Under Investigation in Perry Co.

Semi/Tractor Wreck Under Investigation in Perry Co.

Perry Co. – A semi vs tractor wreck that took place Saturday in Perry Co. is under investigation. According to a release from the Illinois State Police, the accident happened on Route 154 when the driver of the semi, 55-year-old Michael Loos of Pinckneyville, attempted to pass a combine driven by another Pinckneyville man, 34-year-old…

Metropolis Police Asking For Public Help in Finding Man Reported Missing

Metropolis Police Asking For Public Help in Finding Man Reported Missing

Metropolis – Metropolis Police are asking for your help in finding a missing person. According to a release from the Metropolis Police Department, they are trying to locate 49-year-old James Wheeler II. He was last seen on June 7th leaving Mercy Health Hospital in Paducah and was believed to have been headed to the River…

Two Harrisburg Men Behind Bars Following Tuesday Shootout

Two Harrisburg Men Behind Bars Following Tuesday Shootout

Harrisburg – Two Harrisburg men are behind bars after a shootout Tuesday evening. According to a release from the Harrisburg Police Department, Central Dispatch alerted officers to reports of shots being fired at around 4:35 Tuesday evening on the 1000 block of Dorris Street in Harrisburg. Officers learned that two men, 36-year-old Christopher Ward and…

US Sen. Tammy Duckworth to Hold Town Hall Meeting in Carbondale Friday Night

US Sen. Tammy Duckworth to Hold Town Hall Meeting in Carbondale Friday Night

Carbondale – U.S. Sen. Tammy Duckworth is scheduled to talk about current events in Congress and take your questions during her town hall meeting Friday night in Carbondale. The event will from 5:30 to 7 in Ballroom D at the SIU Student Center. John Shaw from the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute will be the moderator. Seating…

Investigation Underway Following Fatal Johnson Co. Shooting

Investigation Underway Following Fatal Johnson Co. Shooting

ISP – An investigation is underway following a deadly shooting in Johnson County Monday night. According to a release from the Illinois State Police, officers were called to a home in rural Grantsburg at around 6:00pm for a death investigation. When they arrived the owner of the home, 75-year-old Henry Bullock told officers that his…

Route 3 at Jackson/Randolph Co. Open

Route 3 at Jackson/Randolph Co. Open

Cora – Route 3 at the Cora Levee along the Randolph and Jackson county line is now open for the first time since May. IDOT took down the floodgates and reopened the roadway at noon on Tuesday. The route had been closed since early May due to heavy flooding from the Mississippi.

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