(BENTON-ILLINOIS) On the afternoon of Thursday, October 17, 2019, The Franklin County Coroner’s Department was requested to respond to a wooded area on South Logan Street in West Frankfort, where a deceased person wa

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Please see attached media release from Franklin County Coroner Marty Leffler

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Media Release from Coroner Marty Leffler Concerning Jet Ski Accident at Lake Benton

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9BENTON-ILLINOIS) The Franklin County Board held a special meeting at noon today for the purpose of selecting a new States Attorney. The position was vacated by newly appointed Judge Evan Owens. The Franklin County Board appointed Phillip Butler to the position. Butler has served as an Assistant States Attorney in the office under Owens.

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(BENTON-ILLINOIS) Former Franklin County States Attorney Evan Owens was sworn in as a Judge in the 2nd Judicial Circuit this afternoon. Owens was administered the oath of office by Chief Judge Tom Tedeschi.

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