Massac County http://wkms.org en Mosquitoes Test Positive for West Nile in Southern IL http://wkms.org/post/mosquitoes-test-positive-west-nile-southern-il <p>Health officials in southern Illinois are on alert after a strain of the West Nile virus was detected in a mosquito trap sample in Massac County.</p><p>Southern Seven Environmental Health Director Brad Rendelman conducted the positive test earlier this month.&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 27 Aug 2013 19:10:40 +0000 Austin Ramsey 34363 at http://wkms.org Mosquitoes Test Positive for West Nile in Southern IL Two Drown in Massac County http://wkms.org/post/two-drown-massac-county <p></p><p>Rescue squads recovered the bodies of two Joppa Illinois men who drowned in the Ohio River last night. Officials say 26-year-old Brian Burkhead drowned while swimming and his 50-year-old uncle, Vince Snell also drowned while attempting to rescue Burkhead. The two men were swimming in the Hillerman area of Massac county. &nbsp;</p> Tue, 07 Aug 2012 20:44:39 +0000 Drew Adams 20388 at http://wkms.org Two Drown in Massac County