Miller was released on a $5,000 recognizance bond. • Illinois State Police arrested Angelise Michelle Berntsen, 41, of Altamont , on Thursday for possession of a controlled substance, driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, and improper lane...
6/23/2017
Effingham's News Leader Superintendent Jeff Fritchtnitch reported on Senate Bill 1, a school funding bill passed by the Illinois House and Senate and submitted to the governor. Fritchtnitch said the problem is, without a State budget, there is no...
6/13/2017
WJBD Online The Salem 11u Wildcats showed grit as they came from the loser's bracket to beat the team that had earlier beat them, DuQuoin, to claim the Altamont Tournament Title on Sunday. Salem fell to DuQuoin 6-5 in pool play on Saturday, but in a...
6/12/2017
Effingham Daily News A rural Altamont man is in custody after authorities arrested him Tuesday night on child sex charges. Jerold Dean Jones, 45, who lives just west of Altamont on U.S. Route 40, was arrested on charges of aggravated criminal sexual...
5/31/2017
WJBD Online The Salem 8u Wildcats defeated Altamont at the Salem Little League Complex on Sunday afternoon. In the opening game, Salem scored five runs in each of the 3rd and 4th innings helping them to a 14-5 victory. Landen Maxey homered and drove in...
5/30/2017
Effingham County deputies arrested William D. Kincaid, 54, Altamont , May 26 on charges of possession of meth, possession of hypodermic needle and possession of drug paraphernalia. Kincaid was in jail at last check. ... Illinois State Police arrested...
5/29/2017