Perry County Newswire

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  1. Medical marijuana grow operation could come to CairoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 28 | KFVS12

    ... state. Mayor Coleman thinks the agreement could be a huge opportunity for Alexander County. Two locations in Perry County have also expressed interest in growing medical marijuana. In Pinckneyville, a use-to-be media services building is one of the ...


  2. Old Illinois theater getting new projectorsRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 26 | WAND-TV Decatur

    ... 0s and burned down twice before being rebuilt in its present form in the 1920s. It is the only movie theater in Perry County.


  3. Perry County employee quits after theft chargeRead the original story

    Monday Jul 21 | WAND-TV Decatur

    TV reports 64-year-old Paul "Butch" Stern of Sunfield stepped down from his job Thursday with the county assessor's office.


  4. Courtesy Read the original story

    Saturday Jul 19 | WJPF-AM Carterville

    A former employee of the Perry County Assessor's office is charged with felony theft after he was caught stealing gas.


  5. Horse dies after winning first race at Perry County FairRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2014 | KFVS12

    According to Perry County, Illinois Fair President Ilene Ruroede, a horse collapsed on the track after winning a harness race on Tuesday night.


  6. 3 injured after tractor trailer overturns, spills beerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2013 | KFVS12

    ... who can get a prescription. Now, two locations could become the area where medical marijuana will be grown in Perry County, Illinois. One building located in Pinckneyville sits along route 154. Illinois law states a facility must be located per ...


  7. Wall Receives 26 Years For Role In MurderRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2014 | WJPF-AM Carterville

    ... invasion count linked to the 2010 death of her teenage half sister. Dakota Wall pleaded guilty in April after Perry County prosecutors dropped murder, kidnapping and burglary charges. She was sentenced Wednesday. Wall was among several people ...


  8. Sister of murdered Pinckneyville teen sentenced to 26 yearsRead the original story

    Jul 26, 2010 | KFVS12

    Just moments ago in a Perry County, IL courtroom, a judge sentenced James Glazier to 60 years for the 2010 murder of 15-year-old Sidnee Stephens.


  9. Murphysboro man killed in motorcycle crashRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2014 | KFVS12

    A Murphysboro man was killed in a motorcycle versus car crash in Perry County, Illinois on Sunday.


  10. Three Arrested On Meth ChargesRead the original story

    May 2, 2014 | WJPF-AM Carterville

    Three people have been arrested in Perry County on drug charges. Police say they arrested 21-year-old Austin Acup in Du Quoin around 2 in the morning yesterday on a warrant from Madison County.


  11. Man Dies In Potential Farming AccidentRead the original story

    Apr 26, 2014 | WJPF-AM Carterville

    The Perry County Sheriff's office is investigating the death of a man after a possible farming accident.


  12. Elderly man killed in Perry County, Ill. farming accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2014 | KFVS12

    A Nashville, Ill. man is dead after a farming accident Thursday evening in Perry County.


  13. Half-sister of murder victim facing home invasion chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2010 | KFVS12

    A former murder suspect in the Sidnee Stephens case appeared before a judge in Perry County, Illinois on Tuesday afternoon.


  14. Services set for southern Ill. man killed by trainRead the original story

    Mar 26, 2014 | WHBF-TV Rock Island

    Twenty-seven-year-old Jeremy Nehrkorn of Pinckneyville was injured in the Perry County crash about 1:30 p.m. Monday and died about three hours later at a St. Louis hospital.


  15. Man Dies In Car-On-Train CollisionRead the original story

    Mar 25, 2014 | WJPF-AM Carterville

    In Perry County, a man is dead after a car-on-train collision. Reports say 27-year-old Jeremy Nehrkorn of Pinckneyville died after a collision between his pickup truck and a train around 1:30 p.m. Monday.


  16. Man Arrested After Alleged Meth Lab FireRead the original story

    Mar 17, 2014 | WJPF-AM Carterville

    In Perry County, officials have arrested a man after a fire linked to a meth lab.


  17. 2014 Election Preview: GOP Perry County Sheriff's RaceRead the original story

    Mar 14, 2014 | WJPF-AM Carterville

    Two Republicans are running for the Perry County Sheriff's office. Gale Reidelberger is a retired Perry County deputy sheriff and current part-time officer with the Pinckneyville Police Department.


  18. Man Drowns, Woman Injured After Boating AccidentRead the original story

    Mar 13, 2014 | WJPF-AM Carterville

    In Perry County, one man drowned and a woman was taken to the hospital after a boating accident.


  19. Authorities probe man's drowning in Du Quoin lakeRead the original story

    Mar 11, 2014 | Daily Herald

    ... of Du Quoin. Investigators say the accident happened shortly before 1:30 p.m. Monday on Du Quoin City Lake in Perry County. The victims' identities haven't yet been released, and the surviving woman's medical status was not immediately clear ...


  20. Five Arrested For Meth OperationRead the original story

    Mar 3, 2014 | WJPF-AM Carterville

    In Perry County, five people face charges of participating in a meth operation. The Perry County Sherriff's office and Du Quoin Police searched a home on the 500 block of North Pope Street on February 20 and they say they discovered an active meth lab.