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Jay Miller faces more charges after alleged jailhouse attack
An Altamont man already facing a minimum of 15 years in prison for contributing to the heroin overdose death of an Effingham woman in February could be facing even more prison time after allegedly attacking another inmate in the Effingham County Jail visitation room this past weekend.
Jay Miller attacks trial witness
An Effingham County Jail inmate is facing additional charges after allegedly assaulting another inmate.
Vehicle overturns in accident on I-70
An accident on Interstate 70 sent one driver over a guardrail and down an embankment near Altamont.
Three drivers injured in Vandalia accident
A four vehicle accident in Fayette County sent three drivers to hospitals.
Bus delivering school supplies to children
Through 19 years, two buses and thousands of dollars in donations, families in need have been able to do their school shopping for free through the Ramblin’ Rose School Bus.
Opinion: Community should be more inclusive in face of fliers
This past weekend Effingham residents reported that leaflets, placed inside a rock-laden bag, were distributed promoting the mantra of the Ku Klux Klan.
At least the rocks have a modicum of value.
Grand jury indicts woman for bilking child care center
An Effingham woman was indicted by an Effingham County grand jury this week in connection with the alleged theft of funds from a local early childhood center.
Lt. Governor candidate visits Effingham
Republican lieutenant governor candidate Evelyn Sanguinetti hopes to use her experience as a Wheaton City Council member to benefit the entire state.
St. Elmo woman sentenced in child's death case
A St. Elmo woman who plead guilty in the death of her 1 year-old child was sentenced in Fayette County Court Thursday.
- Mayor takes Alliance to task TONY HUFFMANDaily NewsThe future of a partnership between The Alliance and the City of Effingham is on shaky ground.The Alliance recently requested a $25,000 contribution from the city that would cover membership for the organization, which offers as
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