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  1. submitted Logan Thomas (center) caught 22.89 pounds of bass to win the tournament.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2014 | Marshall County Tribune-Courier

    ... pounds with teammate Blake Harrison of Paducah. Danny York, Benton, fishing with John and Mary Moreland of West Frankfort, Illinois, took Big Bass honors with 6.36 pounds. The event raised an estimated $45,000 for the local children's charity. "We ...

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  2. New Lane Closures Due to ConstructionRead the original story

    Jun 8, 2014 | WSIL

    A heads up for drivers on Monday, a part of highway 37 will be shut down at the intersection of Route 149 in West Frankfort.

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  3. IDOT Plans Closure of Route 37 at West FrankfortRead the original story

    Jun 6, 2014 | WSIL

    Route 37 just south of the intersection will be closed beginning at 12 a.m. Monday, June 9. It's expected to reopen by Sunday, June 15. Route 37 north of the intersection will then be closed Monday, June 16 through Sunday, June 22.

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  4. Murder Suspect Ordered To Undergo Mental Fitness ExamRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2014 | WJPF-AM Carterville

    ... 52-year-old Kendra Adams. Authorities say she was shot March 30 with a small-caliber handgun in the couple's West Frankfort home and died the next day at an Indiana hospital.

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  5. Ill. man gets prison for wreck that killed workerRead the original story

    Jun 5, 2014 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    ... worker and injured three others. WSIL-TV ( http://bit.ly/ScJBbt ) reports that 36-year-old Michael Jeter of West Frankfort was sentenced in St. Clair County. Authorities have said Jeter was on the sleep aid Ambien and an antihistamine at the time of ...

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  6. Hucks Ride for the Fund Set for JulyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2014 | WSIL

    ... the DuQuoin State Fairgrounds with designated stops at Riverside Park in Murphysboro, John A. Logan College, West Frankfort City Park and the Harbor Oaks picnic area at Rend Lake. The ride has become the largest fundraiser for the Coach Kill Cancer ...

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  7. Ill. man accused in wife's death to be evaluatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2014 | KFVS12

    ... 52-year-old Kendra Adams. Authorities say she was shot March 30 with a small-caliber handgun in the couple's West Frankfort home and died the next day at an Indiana hospital.

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  8. Celebrating 35 Years: Wireless Community Network (WCN) ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2013 | Center for Neighborhood Technology

    ... homes, small businesses, and community-based institutions in Chicago's Pilsen and Lawndale neighborhoods and West Frankfort, in a former coal mining town in Southern Illinois. Using off-the-shelf wireless fidelity (Wi-Fi) equipment-the same found in ...

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  9. Kent ZImmerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2014 | WOOZ-FM Carterville

    Name: Kent Zimmer Hometown: West Frankfort, ILborn and raised! What artist did you grow up listening to? Dolly Parton, Tom Jones, Ludwig V. Beethoven, Kenny Rogers, and Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch.

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  10. Josh GassRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2014 | WOOZ-FM Carterville

    Name: Josh Gass Hometown: West Frankfort, Illinois What artist did you grow up listening to? Dolly Parton, Tanya Tucker, Alabama, Dwight Yoakam, Reba, the Judds, George Strait How did you get into radio? I was 16 and really interested in radio and my first gig was engineering ball games for Marion football, basketball, Sunday morning church ... (more)

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  11. Fire Destroys Johnston City HomeRead the original story

    Jun 1, 2014 | WSIL

    ... called into to help battle the fully involved fire. Williamson County Fire Protection, Johnston City, and West Frankfort Fire fighters all responded. Fire officials say the home owners were in the back yard when they noticed smoke coming form the ...

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  12. Frankfort Friday Church BriefsRead the original story

    May 30, 2014 | State Journal

    ... or how to donate contact Brenda Toles-Taulbee at 502-682-9714. Church plans Relay benefit yard sale West Frankfort Church of God, 1518 Louisville Road, will host a yard sale beginning at 8 a.m. Saturday to benefit Relay for Life. Food will also be ...

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  13. Barbara J WestbrookRead the original story

    May 26, 2014 | RiverBender.com Obits

    ... 82, died at 8:48 a.m. on Sunday, May 25, 2014 at Alton Memorial Hospital. She was born December 4, 1931 in West Frankfort, IL the daughter of the late Floyd and Neva (Bowman) Huffstutler. She was a born again Christian and was a charter member of ...

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  14. Lost Hikers Rescued in Pope CountyRead the original story

    May 20, 2014 | WSIL

    Pope County Sheriff Jerry Suits says his office received a call Monday afternoon that two West Frankfort residents were lost in the Bell Smith Springs area.

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  15. Betty June SweetinRead the original story

    May 19, 2014 | Breeze Courier

    ... passed from this life on Wednesday, May 14, 2014 in Pana Community Hospital. Betty was born July 25, 1923 in West Frankfort, IL to Raymond and Edith (Newman) Bean. She was a graduate of Murphysboro High School and later moved to West Frankfort where ...

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  16. Hundreds attend West Frankfort job fairRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2014 | KFVS12

    The fair is especially different because it targets a wide range of those who are unemployed, underemployed or looking to go back to school.

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  17. Emergency Order for Crude Oil TrainsRead the original story

    May 8, 2014 | WSIL

    ... we plan and prepare for." Local fire departments have also been working with rail companies for years. The West Frankfort Department met with Union Pacific officials this past weekend. The main line near the city's center carries a lot of coal. It's ...

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  18. Jobs Fairs in Franklin, Perry CountiesRead the original story

    May 8, 2014 | WSIL

    ... cashiers, stockers and managers. The Old King Coal Festival is hosting a job and college fair Friday in West Frankfort. It will be from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall on South Monroe Street. Participants are encouraged to dress ...

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  19. Herrin man facing 10 charges after police chaseRead the original story

    May 5, 2014 | KFVS12

    ... heard of a "selfie, right?" It's when you snap a picture of yourself with your phone. A police chase in West Frankfort ends with a cruiser in the shop and one man facing 10 different charges. Police say Corey Beers of Herrin fled the scene when ...

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  20. Herrin Man Arrested After ChaseRead the original story

    May 6, 2014 | WSIL

    ... driving on a revoked license, aggravated fleeing, resisting officers and four counts of drug possession. West Frankfort officers tried to stop a pickup truck driven by Beers around 9:30 p.m. Sunday, but the truck kept going north on Route 37, ...

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