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Three from Brookfield injured in Highway 36 crash; big rig driver leaves the scene

The Highway Patrol reports three Brookfield residents sustained minor injuries when the minivan they traveled in was struck by the trailer of a tractor-trailer in Macon County Tuesday afternoon. Thirty-two-year-old Kristopher Masuch and 20-year-old Charles Moore were transported by ambulance to Pershing Memorial Hospital of Brookfield. A private vehicle transported 26-year-old Lacee Murphy to Pershing […]

Crime and Courts

Judge disposes of bad check cases in court on Tuesday

Among several cases processed Tuesday in Associate Division of Grundy County Circuit Court. The state filed amended information charging Drake Wayne Brown of Trenton with misdemeanor peace disturbance and he pleaded guilty to the new charge. Brown was sentenced to six days at the Grundy County Jail and given credit for time served.  Brown also is to […]


Browning couple hurt in crash on Route O

Two Browning residents were hurt when a car went off ice-covered Route O and struck a tree just east of Browning Friday afternoon. The driver, 24-year old Kasey Riggen, and a passenger, 22-year-old James Riggen were taken to Sullivan County Memorial Hospital in Milan with minor injuries. The car was extensively damaged in the accident […]