Randolph County News

Randolph County Sheriff’s report

CHESTER – The Randolph County Sheriff’s Office has released its latest report of arrests. Juwan M. Moore 24, Chicago, arrested October 18, 2021 by Randolph County Sheriff’s Office on a Randolph County warrant for bringing contraband into a penal institution. Released after posting $1,000 cash bond. Zachery E. Triefenbach 37, Baldwin, arrested October 19, 2021 […]

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NWS survey crews report there were three tornadoes

ST. MARY – The National Weather Service Storm damage survey crews found at least three tornadoes yesterday. The highest rated was EF-3 in Fredericktown with a maximum wind speed of 140 MPH. The tornado that went through St. Mary was at maximum an EF-2 with 120 MPH winds. The tornado that hit Coffman was at

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IMA supports growth of electric vehicle, auto battery

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Manufacturers’ Association (IMA) released the following statement regarding HB1769, which provides incentives to help grow electric vehicle and auto battery production in the state:   “Illinois has a long, proud history of auto manufacturing and this legislation would build on that legacy by positioning our state to become a national leader in electric

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Illinois dentists to treat veterans free in their offices

SPRINGFIELD – The 6,000-plus dentists of the Illinois State Dental Society want to show veterans that we care about their smiles.  Throughout the month of November, many Illinois State Dental Society dentists have reserved appointment times in their offices to salute Illinois veterans. Under the Illinois Dentists Salute initiative, participating dentists will provide critically needed dental services

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Tornadoes cause damage in the River Region

RIVER REGION — It is not known, at this time, exactly how many tornadoes moved through the River Region Sunday night. There were likely at least two and maybe more. Locations impacted by the tornadoes included a house near Route F and Route AA where a resident was reportedly trapped inside a damaged home which

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NWS reports River Region tornado damage

(Not all damage was reported to the National Weather Service) ST. LOUIS and PADUCAH — Here are the River Region storm damage incidents reported Sunday night by the National Weather Service offices in St. Louis and Paducah, Kentucky.   9:04 p.m. Tornado four miles northwest of Lithium in Perry County reported by a trained spotter

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FOP opposes changing Health Care Right to Conscience

SPRINGFIELD – Illinois Fraternal Order of Police State Lodge President Chris Southwood has issued a statement regarding proposed veto session changes to the Health Care Right of Conscience Act: “The Illinois Fraternal Order of Police remains strongly opposed to any changes to the Health Care Right of Conscience Act that would diminish any individual’s right

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