West Frankfort's Annual Easter Egg Hunt
Kids had the chance to take home some Easter baskets full of candy, along with some big prizes as well.
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Fri Apr 18, 2014
Campaign to Donate Truck to Injured Veteran
The Associated Fire Fighters of Illinois are giving back to a local soldier seriously injured in Afghanistan.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Restaurant Report Card: April 14, 2014
Here's why the restaurant lost points: the shelves in the refrigerator and freezer needed cleaning, along with a microwave and the kitchen walls and ceilings.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Schools Watch Plan to Overhaul School Funding
It would require schools to demonstrate need before they get funding. ow a state Senator, agrees the time is now.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Old King Coal Named
The longtime coal miner will be honored at a ceremony Saturday in West Frankfort, during the Princess Flame Scholarship at Frankfort Community High School.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
West Frankfort One of Many Receiving Funds to Repair Roads
Communities across southern Illinois will get a share of that funding, splitting more than $5.5 to improve roads.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Murder Suspect to Make Court Appearance
The man accused of shooting his wife in the head Monday in West Frankfort is expected to appear in Franklin County Court for the first time Wednesday.
Long-time West Frankfort Educator, Civic Leader Dies
West Frankfort is mourning the loss of one of its most well-known residents. The Southern Illinoisan reports L. Goebel Patton died Tuesday at the age of 100.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
Holly Bobo murder suspect charged with coercion of witness
Tennessee Bureau of Investigation charged Zachary Rye Adams with an additional criminal count in its ongoing investigation into the disappearance of Holly Bobo.
1 dead after crash in Washington Co., IL
The Washington County coroner's office was notified of a death from a crash at State Route 177 and Covington Road near Addieville on Tuesday afternoon, April 1. Dorothea J. Tielemann, 79, was pronounced dead at the scene at 12:59 p.m. by Washington County Coroner Mark Styninger.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
West Frankfort Woman Shot, Husband Arrested
West Frankfort police have a suspect in custody for the shooting of a 52-year-old woman.
Sun Mar 30, 2014
Local Beta Club Raises Money for Nationals
The West Frankfort Beta Club is going to nationals, but they need the community's help to get them to Richmond, Virginia.
Fri Mar 28, 2014
Vandals Force Changes at West Frankfort Old City Lake
Damage to the old shower house, ruts in the grass, and scattered garbage are just part of the mess vandals have left behind.
Thu Mar 27, 2014
West Frankfort Fraud Suspect Faces More Charges
Police say he offered to do some yard work, got paid for it, but never completed the job.
Tue Mar 25, 2014
Haunted House Fundraiser Destroyed by Vandals
A local haunted house is dealing with its own horror. Nightmare in West Frankfort has been scaring people and raising money for charity for more than a decade.
West Frankfort Awarded $6.4M to Upgrade Sewer Treatment Plant
"This grant supports an important public health and safety project in West Frankfort," said Jonathon Monken, director of the Illinois Emergency Management Agency.
Vandals trash southern ill. charity haunted house
Police in southern Illinois' West Frankfort are trying to identify vandals who damaged a haunted house that's used to raise money for charity.