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  1. Verneeda Jones, 89, Knifley, KYRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Columbia Magazine

    Verneeda Jones, 89, Knifley, KY She was a member of Plum Point Baptist Church and a homemaker. She was a native of Perry County, IL and was a resident of Adair County, KY, at the time of her death.

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  2. Southern Illinois man William Farnsworth charged with killing manRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | Daily Chronicle

    PINCKNEYVILLE – A southern Illinois man charged with first-degree murder is being held on $5 million bond in Perry County. The Southern Illinoisan reports 61-year-old William Farnsworth of Coulterville was charged Monday in the death of 51-year-old Jeffrey Harris. 3 comments

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    Nov 11, 2014 | WJPF-AM Carterville

    ... Jeffrey Harris. Authorities say Farnsworth shot Harris with a 12-gauge shotgun on Friday in Coulterville. Perry County sheriff's deputies found Harris dead in his car. They say Farnsworth was at the scene when authorities arrived. Farnsworth faces ...

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  4. Southern Illinois man charged with killing manRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | Daily Herald

    ... the form to the right and a reprint consultant will contact you to discuss how you can reuse this article. Perry County sheriff's deputies found Harris dead in his car. They say Farnsworth was at the scene when authorities arrived. Farnsworth faces ...

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  5. Victim identified in Perry County, IL murder investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2014 | KFVS12

    According to the Perry County Sheriff's Department, the victim was identified as 51-year-old Jeff Harris of Cutler. William Farnsworth, 61, was charged with one count of first degree murder.

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  6. 7 Perry County Residents Charged With Meth ConspiracyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | WSIL

    ... bond pending trial. Waters and Soldan will make their first appearances in federal court on Tuesday. The Perry County Sheriff's Office, Jackson County Sheriff's Office, Perry County Drug Task Force, Murphysboro Police Department, and DuQuoin Police ...

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  7. 1 dead in Perry County, IL crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2014 | KFVS12

    According to Perry County, Illinois County Coroner Paul Searby, a 28-year-old man from Ava, Illinois was traveling south on Whitetail Road when he failed to negotiate a turn and hit a tree. The man was pronounced dead at 11:56 p.m. at the scene.

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  8. Sex offender sentenced for failing to register in ILRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2014 | KFVS12

    ... we tell you local postal workers say your mail is being intentionally delayed? And it's not to save money. A Perry County, Illinois man was sentenced for one count of failure to register as a sex offender after pleading guilty. Shaun Jones, of Du ...

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  9. Sex offender sentenced for failing to register in ILRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2014 | KFVS12

    A Perry County, Illinois man was sentenced for one count of failure to register as a sex offender after pleading guilty.

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  10. Perry County man guilty of murder in house fire that killed four childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2014 | Belleville News Democrat

    A 34-year-old Perry County man has been found guilty of first-degree murder in connection with a house fire that killed four children last year.

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

    Jul 28, 2014 | 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 ...

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  12. Old Illinois theater getting new projectorsRead the original story

    Jul 26, 2014 | 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.

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

    Jul 21, 2014 | 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.

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    Jul 19, 2014 | WJPF-AM Carterville

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

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  15. 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.

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  16. 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 ...

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