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HAMCO Health Department Hosting Electronic Recycling Day

HAMCO Health Department Hosting Electronic Recycling Day

McLeansboro – The Hamilton County Health Department and Trade Industries of McLeansboro will be having an Electronic Recycling Day on Thursday, April 25 and Friday, April 26, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Trade Industries of McLeansboro on South Jackson Street. You can’t take electronics to the landfill, put them in the trash or have them incinerated…Read more…

  Hi! I’m Aimee! Some nice kids found me and helped me. I had a broken leg that I was carrying around that obviously needed attention. I was thin and full of fleas but they say that I’m super sweet. I’m so thankful to be given the love and attention she received when I got…Read more…

Illinois Lawmaker Proposes Tax Credit for Voting

Illinois Lawmaker Proposes Tax Credit for Voting

Illinois (IRN) – An Illinois lawmaker is proposing a $25 tax credit for voters. Freshman state Senator Ram Villivalam, D-Chicago, has introduced legislation that would give a $25 state tax credit for anyone who votes in a general election. He says it’s been tried elsewhere and found to increase turnout. “We need more people to participate in…Read more…

Du Quoin Home Destroyed in Fire

Du Quoin Home Destroyed in Fire

Du Quoin – A historic Du Quoin home is being called a complete loss after a fire yesterday evening. Fire crews from Du Quoin, Christopher and Dowell among others were called to the scene at the South Mulberry Street home behind the Oddfellows Building at around 6:30 last night and fought the blaze for several…Read more…

Carbondale Police Searching for Retail Theft Suspect

Carbondale Police Searching for Retail Theft Suspect

Carbondale Police need your help in identifying a suspect in a retail theft investigation at Circle K gas station, located at 315 E. Walnut St. in Carbondale. Police say just before 6 Monday night, the suspect stole merchandise from the gas station and fled on foot. Anyone who can identify the suspect or anyone with information about…Read more…

Early southern Illinois radio-TV personality Erv Coppi dies

Early southern Illinois radio-TV personality Erv Coppi dies

Carbondale (AP) – One of southern Illinois’ earliest and best-known radio and TV stars has died. The (Carbondale) Southern Illinoisan reports that Erv Coppi died this week at 92. Longtime friend Joey Helleny says everyone in southern Illinois knew Coppi from the 1960s through the ’80s. Coppi was a World War II veteran and college graduate when…Read more…

H&R Block “Blogging With Block” Contest

Ever had an amazing experience using H&R Block? Wanna blog about it and win concert tickets? 107.3 W3D knows H&R Block is the best way to get your taxes won. But don’t just take our word for it. If you write a blog, or wanna write a blog post about how H&R Block helped YOU…Read more…

Pet of the Week

Boudreau is quite a handsome young man. He is a Beagle/Min Pin mix, and he’s a year and a half old. He was owner surrendered because his family could no longer care for him. He’s sad because he can’t live with them any more, but he’s sure there is someone out there for him. He’s…Read more…

Gary Allan HerrinFesta Golden Ticket Contest

Congratulations to our WINNER, JOE MATUSZCZAK! As The Golden Ticket Winner he will receive: – Two reserved seats in front row of our new Premium Reserved Seating Section (one ticket for winner & one ticket for their guest) night of show – Artist Meet & Greet night of show for winner and guest (pending artist…Read more…

Attorney General Warns Against Scammers Targeting Tornado Victims

Attorney General Warns Against Scammers Targeting Tornado Victims

(Photo Credit: Flickr) Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan is warning against scammers who could be targeting tornado victims. According to Madigan, scammers could be going door-to-door posing as insurance adjusters. The attorney general encourages victims to never pay in cash and to report suspicious activity by calling the Consumer Fraud Hotline at 1-800-243-0607.Read more…