Leesville man arrested on burglary charge

LEXINGTON, S.C. – Lexington County deputies arrested a Leesville man Tuesday night after receiving a call that he allegedly broke into a home. Benjamin Yon, 41, has been charged with first-degree burglary, according to an arrest warrant. “We received a call from the victim stating Yon was inside her gated neighborhood Tuesday night,” Lexington County […]

They Give Hope

Just as President Ronald Reagan did 37 years ago with a presidential proclamation, I’m encouraging you in this edition of Koon’s Watch to recognize the contributions of the correctional officers to our county. Next week is National Correctional Officers and Employees Week. We’re marking the occasion with special lunches and events for those who serve […]