Gary Downs

Osborn man facing murder charge in connection with crash that caused death of DeKalb County Sheriff Andy Clark

An Osborn man faces a felony charge of murder—second degree in DeKalb County related to a motor vehicle accident in June that caused the death of DeKalb County Sheriff Andy Clark. Online court information shows 34-year-old Gary Wayne Downs has also been charged with the felonies of resisting arrest, detention, or stop by fleeing and […]

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Two-vehicle rollover crash on Highway 36 leaves one dead and two injured

A two-vehicle rollover accident Sunday on Highway 36 in Caldwell County has killed a resident of Illinois and injured two other people. Sixty-five-year-old Leanne Mast of Lansing, Illinois was a passenger in a car driven by 67-year-old John Mast, also of Lansing Illinois. Leanne Mast was pronounced dead at the Liberty Hospital two hours after […]

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Big rig crashes on I-35 north of Winston exit

An Illinois resident was hurt when the tractor-trailer unit he was operating overturned on Interstate 35 north of the Winston exit. Sixty-three-year-old Randy Hammond of Christopher, Illinois was taken to Cameron Regional Medical Center with minor injuries. The accident happened Saturday afternoon two miles north of the Winston exit on interstate 35 as the southbound […]

Rollover Crash

Cameron teenager injured in rollover crash southeast of Maysville

A car overturned southeast of Maysville Saturday night injuring a Cameron resident. The 16-year old girl was taken by private vehicle to Cameron Regional Medical Center with minor injuries. The accident happened two miles southeast of Maysville on Hedge Road when the northbound car went out of control, traveled off the left side of the […]

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Gallatin Board of Aldermen discuss service fee for utilities; hear request for dog breed exception

The Gallatin Board of Aldermen this week discussed setting a cost of service fee for electricity, water, and sewer for apartments and commercial buildings that are currently single-metered properties but have multiple apartments and/or businesses utilizing services. Howard Bailey II and Scott Crose shared concerns with the additional cost of service fees for businesses at […]