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Candy Kitchen at Tuscola Destination of St. Elmo HCE
Written by Clyde Barr Monday, 05 August 2013 11:48For the July special activity, the St. Elmo Unit of Home and Community Education went to Tuscola on Thursday, July 25 to see candy made at the Flesor’s Candy Kitchen, a family tradition. Owners are sisters Ann Flesor Beck and Devon Flesor Nau. It is an old tradition, but a new beginning.
Bowen Running For Fayette County Sheriff
Written by Clyde Barr Monday, 22 July 2013 14:18Another Republican has entered his name in the running for Fayette County Sheriff. Already having served as the long-time Coroner in Fayette County, Bruce Bowen has announced his candidacy for the Republican nomination as Fayette County Sheriff in 2014.
Fayette County Police Reports
Written by Administrator Monday, 15 July 2013 13:04Billy R. Raleigh, 22, of Brownstown, was arrested on June 27 on a charge of driving under the influence of drugs. Bond was $3,000.
Billy J. Warner, 45, of St. Elmo, was arrested on June 25 for failure to appear in court on a charge of possession of drug paraphernalia. Bond was $3,500.
A 17-year-old youth was arrested on charges of illegal consumption of alcohol and improper lane usage. No bond information was listed.
Jeremy C. Landreth, 34, of Farina, was arrested on June 29 on a charge of domestic battery. Bond was $3,500.
Steven C. Connor, 46, of Brownstown, was arrested on July 2 for failure to appear in court on a small claims matter. Bond was $250 cash, and he was released at the order of the state’s attorney’s office.
A 17-year-old youth was arrested on July 2 on charges of possession or delivery of anhydrous ammonia with the intent to manufacture methamphetamine, operation of an uninsured motor vehicle and improper lighting. Bond was $10,000.
A 17-year-old youth was arrested on July 2 on a charge of driving without a valid license. Bond was $1,500, and the youth was released on a notice to appear in court.
Matthew G. Hanks, 35, of St. Peter, was arrested on July 3 on a charge of driving under the influence of alcohol. Bond was $3,000.
Natasha R. Henderson, 41, of Brownstown, was arrested on July 3 on charges of driving while her license is suspended or revoked and possession of drug paraphernalia. Bond was $1,500.
James M. Logue, 40, of Brownstown, turned himself in on a charge of disorderly conduct. Bond was $1,000.
Chrystalynn A. Taylor, 32, of Brownstown, was arrested on July 6 on charges of driving under the influence of alcohol, driving while her license is suspended, driving with a defective windshield, driving with a headlight out and resisting arrest. Bond was $3,000.
Kevin W. Hollowell Jr., 27, of Brownstown, was arrested on July 6 on a charge of disorderly conduct. Bond was $1,000.
Jacob A. Walker, 21, of St. Peter, was arrested on July 5 on a charge of use, sale or delivery of an intoxicating compound. Bond was $1,500.
General Assembly Overrides Governor’s Concealed Carry Veto
Written by Clyde Barr Monday, 15 July 2013 12:24The Illinois General As-sembly has voted to override Governor Pat Quinn’s amen-datory veto of concealed carry legislation.The votes mean the legis-lation as approved a couple of weeks ago by the General Assembly will become the law in Illinois.
Police Co-Op With Brownstown Being Considered
Written by Administrator Monday, 08 July 2013 11:45St. Elmo is officially considering a police department co-op with Brownstown. Brownstown village president Ginny Wilber has recently been in contact with St. Elmo mayor Ernie Myers about the possibility of St. Elmo Police patrolling Brownstown 25 hours per week, and Myers notified the St. Elmo City Council of those discussions during the July 1 monthly meeting.
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