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West Frankfort, Illinois is located in Franklin County. Zip codes in West Frankfort, IL include 62896. The median home price in West Frankfort is $65,000. More West Frankfort information.

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Monday | WSIL

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.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

WSIL

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.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

WJPF-AM Carterville

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.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

WSIL

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.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

WJPF-AM Carterville

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.

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WJPF-AM Carterville

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.

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

KFVS12

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.

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KFVS12

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.

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Mon Mar 31, 2014

WSIL

West Frankfort Woman Shot, Husband Arrested

West Frankfort police have a suspect in custody for the shooting of a 52-year-old woman.

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Sun Mar 30, 2014

WSIL

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.

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Fri Mar 28, 2014

WSIL

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.

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Thu Mar 27, 2014

WSIL

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.

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Tue Mar 25, 2014

WSIL

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.

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WSIL

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.

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WAND-TV Decatur

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.

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Wed Mar 19, 2014

State Journal

Traffic light at Minuteman Pkwy

Has anyone other than me, noticed that the light on the West Frankfort-Plaza Connector and Minuteman Pkwy will cycle for no reason? I drive that road frequently and very often have to stop there.

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