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    Rutherford confirms sexual harassment allegations

    by  • February 4, 2014 • News • 0 Comments

    State Treasurer Dan Rutherford has acknowledged that allegations against him involve harassment and asking an employee to do campaign work on state time. The employee reportedly submitted a letter of resignation Monday, claiming he was a victim of sexual harassment by Rutherford. But the republican candidate for Illinois governor says the claims made against...

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    Quinn seeks to delay budget address

    by  • February 4, 2014 • News • 0 Comments

    A spokesman for Illinois House democrats says Gov. Pat Quinn wants to delay his budget address. Steve Brown is spokesman for House Speaker Michael Madigan. He says the democratic governor has asked to lay out his budget plan on March 26. That would be after the March 18 primary election, and it would require...

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    DCFS responds to unattended young children

    by  • February 4, 2014 • News • 0 Comments

    The Department of Children and Family Services was called out yesterday after Centralia police responded to a call of two young children wandering around outside unattended and under dressed. The report came in Monday before noon, and alerted police to two young children, a boy and a girl, one dressed only in a diaper,...

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    Obit: Alvera “Vera” Mannhard

    by  • February 4, 2014 • Obituaries • 0 Comments

    TRENTON — Alvera R. “Vera” Mannhard, nee Raker, 81, of Trenton, died Saturday, February 1, 2014, at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Belleville. Funeral Mass of Christian burial will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, February 11, 2014, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Trenton, with Fr. Joseph Rascher officiating. Interment will follow in St. Mary’s...

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