MEXICAN NATIONAL INDICTED FOR BEING FOUND IN HIGHLAND ILLEGALLY
Jose Manuel Palominos-Moreno, a Mexican national, was indicted Wednesday, July 18 for allegedly being illegally in Highland, after being removed twice previously by the Department of Homeland Security. According to Stephen R. Wigginton, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, if convicted, Palominos could face a term of up to 20 years, a $250,000.00 fine, and a maximum of three years supervised release.
BOND COUNTY BOARD SPECIAL MEETING
The Bond County Board met for a special meeting recently. Dennis Warren was appointed Bond County Housing Authority resident member. The board approved the Dorris Creek Bridge Project at an estimated cost of $50,000.00. Construction should begin this month.
KINGSBURY PARK DISTRICT BOARD SCHEDULES SPECIAL MEETING
The Kingsbury Park District Board scheduled a special meeting for Tuesday, July 24, at 6:00 p.m. at the DeMoulin Museum. The agenda includes a discussion and review of the terms of the Tolling Agreement with Luallen, Cearlock, Barth, & Burnam, Ltd. and an executive session for pending or probable litigation.
MADISON COUNTY STATES ATTORNEY SPONSORS TRAINING SEMINAR
Madison County State’s Attorney Thomas Gibbons, in conjunction with the Metro-East Humane Society, is sponsoring the upcoming “Investigating & Prosecuting Animal Cruelty” training seminar for local law enforcement, animal control officers, and workers from local shelters. The goal of the training is to improve the response and investigation of cases involving animal cruelty and abuse. The seminar is Monday, July 30 in the Madison County Board Room at the Madison County Administration Building in Edwardsville, from 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. For more information, call Stephanee at 692-6280.