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3 indicted on Jasper County drug charges
Three people have been indicted by a Jasper County Grand Jury on heroin and methamphetamine charges.
Trial date delayed for Miller in heroin overdose case
The jury trial date for Jay C. Miller, 23, who is charged with drug-induced homicide in the death of Jessica James, has been continued.
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Breaking ground in June
The Richard E. Workman Sports and Wellness Center moved one step closer to fruition Tuesday as Effingham Plan Commission unanimously approved a site plan for the 60,000-square-foot building.
Effingham police search for weapon and bomb violations Sunday
Effingham Police officers are investigating information about weapons and explosives in Effingham with help from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms.
Four arrested in meth charges after warrant in Shumway
Four individuals were arrested in connection to an on going investigation in methamphetamine in Effingham County Monday.
Man dies in I-70 accident Sunday
An Ohio man was declared dead after an accident on Interstate 70 Sunday night.
Miller charged with drug-induced homicide in heroin death
Effingham County State's Attorney Bryan Kibler filed Monday a Class X felony homicide charge against one of the individuals held in connection with the February death of Jessica M. James, 29, of Effingham, formerly of Shelbyville.
91-year-old creates Burl Ives quilt to raise money for memorial
If there is a fundraising project in the area, Eldon Ooton is rolling up his sleeves ready to help.
Mother of slain Fort Hood soldier says son's death 'too much'
Mary Muntean said she was always certain of one thing when it came to her son, Timothy Owens. It’s something she will remember forever.
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