Sep 17, 2013
Seven Face Drug Charges in Union County
A four-month drug investigation by the Union County Sheriff's Office has resulted in meth and heroin charges for seven people.
3 people facing meth charges in Union Co.
Melissa M. Zamora, 32 of Murphysboro, Ill., and James A. Schott, 46 of Murphysboro, Ill., have each been charged with one count of unlawful participation in meth production and one county of unlawful possession of meth.
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Georgia D. Emery
Mrs. Georgia Dean Emery, 90, of Metropolis, Ill., passed away Saturday, June 29, 2013, at her residence surrounded by her family.
Illinois Department of Corrections sentences four
Union County State's Attorney Tyler R. Edmonds announced today that the following people were sentenced to the Illinois Department of Corrections: Derek B. Reigert, 22, of Delta, Missouri has been sentenced to three years in the Illinois Department of Corrections on one count of Attempted Theft, a Class 4 Felony.
Luthiers craft on rise in southern Illinois
There are several luthiers, people who make or repair lutes or string instruments, working around Carbondale, and while their shops may be a bit hidden in the woods and hollows of the area, their profiles are on the rise.