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Sheriff’s Report

The Brown County Sheriff’s Office reports the following activity: TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS: 09/19/2023: Tim S. Chapman, Fredrick: Struck a deer.    No injuries were reported and damage to the vehicle was over $1500.00. 09/23/2023: Ginna E. Price, Chandlerville was operating a motorcycle when she struck  loose gravel causing her to leave the roadway. No injuries were reported and damage to the vehicle was over $1500.00.   TRAFFIC CITATIONS: 09/18/2023: Emery J. Rexroat, Rushville: Speeding 72/55 MPH Zone Mark A. Barber, Roodhouse: Failure to wear seat belt. Colten E. Hoenes, Beardstown: Failure to wear seat belt. Clayton J. Thurman, Beardstown: Failure to wear...
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Sheriff’s Report

The Brown County Sheriff’s Office reports the following activity. TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS 09/02/2023: Jeremy S. Smith, Timewell: Struck a deer on 950N Ave @ 300E. Ave. No injuries were reported and damage to the vehicle was over $1500.00. 09/06/2023: Terry W. Barry Jr., Versailles: Struck a deer on CH#3 @ CR 1400E St. No injuries were reported and damage to the vehicle was over $1500.00.   TRAFFIC CITATIONS 08/31/2023: Travis C. Holder, Versailles: Driving while license suspended. 09/01/2023: Benjamin R. Reuschel, Camp Point: Speeding 67/55 MPH Zone. Dawn A. Leenerts, Clayton: Speeding 65/55 MPH Zone. Lori A. Dorsey, Topeka: Failure to...
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County Clerk & Recorder Office Position

The County Clerk & Recorder office position applications will be accepted starting the first week of September. If you are interested you can either email us at countyclerk@browncoil.gov or call our office at 217-773-3421 ext. 6 between the hours of 8:30 am and 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday.
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Sheriff’s Report

The Brown County Sheriff’s Office reports the following activity. TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS 08/25/2023 A vehicle driven by Heather J. Agans of Rushville left the roadway on CR 1400E coming to a stop in the ditch. No injuries were reported and damage to the vehicle was over $1500. TRAFFIC CITATIONS 08/21/2023: Elizabeth J. Anderson, Lena: Speeding 71/55 MPH Zone. Kassie Lynn Brown, Clayton: Speeding 71/55 MPH Zone. Andres R. Hernandez, Astoria: Speeding 72/55 MPH Zone. Moises Gasca, Beardstown: Failure to wear seat belt. Adriana Y. Maldonado, Beardstown: Failure to wear seat belt. Kimberly A. Brooks, Ripley: Failure to wear seat belt. Kaitlyn...
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Sheriff’s Report

The Brown County Sheriff’s Office reports the following activity: TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS 08/14/2023: Lea L. Houston, Mt. Sterling: Struck a deer on IL 99 @ Scotts Mill Rd. No injuries were reported and damage to the vehicle was over $1500.00. 08/17/2023: Mitchell O. Siemens, Blandinsville: Struck a deer on Il 99 at CR 1200N Ave. No injuries were reported and damage to the vehicle was over $1500.00. 08/18/2023: Simon S. Monroe, Versailles, was traveling on 525N Ave and struck a tractor operated by James A. Jackson, Versailles. No injuries were reported and damage to both vehicles was over $1500.00. TRAFFIC CITATIONS...
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Sheriff’s Report

The Brown County Sheriff’s Office reports the following activity. TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS None to report TRAFFIC CITATIONS 08/09/2023: Brenden S. Claus, Jacksonville: Operating uninsured vehicle. 08/10/2023: Ronald E. Smith, Rushville: Speeding 74/55 MPH Zone. Morgan L. Patrick, Versailles: Dogs running at large causing injuries. Ginebra I. Pozo, Beardstown; Speeding 82/55 MPH Zone. 08/11/2023: Kelsey N. Maddox, Forsyth: Speeding 68/55 MPH Zone. Shaneika P. Medina-Ruiz, Beardstown: Speeding 7/55 MPH Zone. 08/12/223: Adam R. Pfieffer, Quincy: Speeding 64/55 MPH Zone. Jeannie M. Ritchey, Quincy: Speeding 57/35 MPH Zone. 08/13/2023: A Juvenile, Astoria: Operating Uninsured Vehicle.
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Sheriff’s Report

The Brown County Sheriff’s Office reports the following activity. TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS 07/29/2023: Jill A Schenk, Mt. Sterling: Reported that her vehicle was struck by an unknown vehicle who then left the scene. Damage to her vehicle was over $1500.00 and no injuries were reported. 08/04/2023 A vehicle driven by Justin M. Wisdom of Mt. Sterling left the roadway and over-turned on Rt. 107 at 805E Street. Wisdom was pronounced deceased on scene. Illinois State Police are conducting the investigation. TRAFFIC CITATIONS 07/31/2023: Adam R. Adrian, Quincy: Speeding 79/55 MPH Zone. 08/02/2023: John M. Martin, Mt. Sterling: Illegal Transportation/Alcohol. Cody C....
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RN

The Brown County Health Department is seeking a full or part-time RN to join our team! BCHD is an EOE with a great benefits package. Please apply by sending your resume to bcoonrod@bchd1.org. Public Health Nurse Job Summary Under the general supervision of the Administrator. Performs selected nursing functions in providing nursing care to clients in a clinic or home setting. Functions Assesses health care trends in communities. Collaborates with emergency response planning and training. Works with public health officials to help communities receive care. Provides immunizations and health screenings in the community. Provides patient and community education. Monitors and delivers...
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Sheriff’s Report

The Brown County Sheriff’s Office reports the following activity: TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS On 05/26/2023 at 2:06 AM, Eric Steven Abbott of Camp Point struck a deer on IL 99. There were no injuries reported and damage to the vehicle was over $1500.00. On 05/27/2323 at 10:37 PM a Juvenile from Mt. Sterling while on 910 E St. backed into a vehicle owned by Jennifer Blaesing of Mt. Sterling. Damage to both vehicles were over $1500.00. On 05/28/2023 at 12:01 AM, Austin R. Rayborn of Mt. Sterling struck a deer on 1400E @ 825N. There were no injuries reported and damage to...
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