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    Centralia man arrested in Du Quoin armed robbery

    by  • May 19, 2014 • News

    Perry County authorities have a Centralia man in custody following an armed robbery in Du Quoin Friday afternoon. An investigation led to the arrest of 26-year-old Jeremy Shered, of Centrailia. Shered was located in Carbondale early Friday evening and he was arrested on armed robbery charges. The Du Quoin Police Department says three men...

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    Obit: Timothy M. Bugger

    by  • May 19, 2014 • Obituaries

    Timothy M. Bugger, 58, of Centralia, passed away Friday, May 16, 2014 at his home in Centralia. He was born the son of Sylvester & Lena (Brinkly) Bugger on December 24, 1956 in East Saint Louis. Survivors include his sisters, Patricia Partida and husband David of Calumet City, Pamela Bugger of Calumet City; niece...

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    Obit: David Allen Flexter

    by  • May 19, 2014 • Obituaries

    David Allen Flexter, 67, of Boyd, passed away at Centralia Manor on May 18, 2014 after a long illness. He was born on June 18, 1946 in Mt. Vernon, to Henry and Rosemary (Cushman) Flexter and was raised in Rinard. He was a 1964 graduate of Cisne High School. He attended Eastern Illinois University,...

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    Obit: Charles D. Britt

    by  • May 19, 2014 • Obituaries

    Charles D. Britt, 76, of Patoka, passed away Sunday, May 18, 2014 at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield. He was born the son of Floyd L. and Stella M. (Meyer) Britt on June 27, 1937 in Patoka. He married Betty Jane (Barnick) Goldsboro at the Patoka Christian Church on August 17, 1969. Survivors include...

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    State Supreme Court suspends former Marion County public defender

    by  • May 19, 2014 • News

    The Illinois Supreme Court has suspended for 60 days the law license of a former Marion County public defender for having sexual relations with a client, then misrepresenting the situation to two judges and the state’s lawyer disciplinary committee. Timothy Huyett agreed with the state Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission on the 60-day suspension....

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    Obit: Janice A. Woods

    by  • May 16, 2014 • Obituaries

    CENTRALIA — Janice A. Woods, 78, of Centralia, passed away at 4:20 p.m. Friday, May 16, 2014 at St. Mary’s Good Samaritan Hospital in Centralia. She was born in a park on June 12, 1935 in Waukegan, the daughter of Walter and Mary E. (Arnold) Wickland. She married Steve “Junior” Woods on June 14,...

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