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.

Register for more free articles.
Stay logged in to skip the surveys.

Mattoon fire

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.

Subscribe to Daily Headlines

* I understand and agree that registration on or use of this site constitutes agreement to its user agreement and privacy policy.

Subscribe to the JG-TC

Reporting like this is brought to you by a staff of experienced local journalists committed to telling the stories of your community.
Support from subscribers is vital to continue our mission.

Become a subscriber

Thank you for subscribing

Your contribution makes local journalism possible.

Load comments