• 2014 Trick-or-Treat Times

    by  • October 23, 2014

    2014 Trick-or-Treat Times Below are the official times for trick-or-treating in local communities in the Quad County region.  Please check with your local community leadership for official rules and regulations. Friday, October 24: Centralia, 6-8 PM Wamac, 6-8 PM Thursday, October 30: Kell, 6-8 PM Friday, October 31: Albers, 6-8 PM Alma, 6-8 PM...

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    State warns against business with warranty company

    by  • October 23, 2014

    SPRINGFIELD — The Illinois Department of Insurance (DOI) is alerting consumers that an unlicensed company doing¬† business in Illinois as Certified Warranties Corporation, with addresses in Lombard and Oakbrook Terrace has been issuing, selling or offering for sale home warranty service contracts in violation of the financial and registration requirements of the Service Contract...

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    Ameren says IL customers should expect lower gas bills

    by  • October 23, 2014

    COLLINSVILLE¬† (AP) — Ameren Illinois customers should expect to see lower than average natural gas prices this winter for the second year in a row. Ken Dothage, Ameren Illinois gas supply director, cites price hedging and storage strategies as part of the reason for the pricing. last year, the temperatures were around 15 percent...

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    Woman arrested after throat cut sentenced to prison

    by  • October 23, 2014

    NASHVILLE — A 35-year-old woman believed to have been the victim last weekend of a battery in Wamac during which her throat was allegedly cut was sentenced Thursday in Washington County court to 2-years in prison on an unrelated charge. Amanda Redman pleaded guilty to allegations in a probation revocation request and was sentenced...

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    Juvenile arrested for several Mt. Vernon burglaries

    by  • October 23, 2014

    MT. VERNON — Mt. Vernon police have a suspect in custody on suspicion of multiple burglaries in the area. The juvenile suspect was taken into custody following an investigation into several residential burglaries in the Mt. Vernon area. He has been charged with three counts felony residential burglary and is currently being detained in...

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