Coles County sheriff
Vehicles driven by Tabetha A. Long, rural Neoga, and Michael E. Faught, rural Mattoon, were involved in an accident at the intersection of Old State Road and County Road 650E at 3:19 p.m. May 10. Long, 52, was taken to Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center and cited for failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.
Firefighters responded to a report of plastic and other trash being burned in a fire pit at 3:12 p.m. Tuesday along Country Gardens. They advised the resident there that burning trash is prohibited by the city code.