On a semi-annual basis, law enforcement agencies across the country make an effort to collect unused prescription drugs in their respective communities.
This past weekend was one such effort across central Illinois and according to Clinton Police Chief Ben Lowers, the Clinton Police Department turned over 416 pounds of unused and unwanted prescription drugs.
In other news from the Clinton City Council meeting, the Clinton City Council approved a number of appointments.
The Council approved the reappointments of Fire Chief David Dallas, Assistant Chief Raymond James and Assistant Chief Jason Karr.
Steve Myers was reappointed City Attorney.
Cheryl Van Valey was reappointed as City Clerk.
Clint Lichtenwalter was reappointed as City Treasurer.
Tom Edmunds was reappointed as Budget Officer.
Steve Lobb was reappointed Public Works Director.
Tim Followell was reappointed Public Health Officer and Sexton of the cemetary.