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    Obit: Delphine Baldridge

    by  • March 20, 2014 • Obituaries • 0 Comments

    IRVINGTON — Delphine C. Baldridge, 89, of Irvington, passed away at 8:30 p.m. Thursday, March 20, 2014 at Centralia Manor in Centralia. She was born August 17, 1924 in Irvington, the daughter of Arthur and Sophie (Weber) Niemeier. She married Kenneth Troy Baldridge on October 5, 1947 in Irvington, and he preceded her in...

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    Man gets probation for child sex crimes

    by  • March 20, 2014 • News • 0 Comments

    A 28-year-old Mt. Vernon man was sentenced to four-years sex offender specific probation Wednesday in Marion County  court, after pleading guilty to felony sex crimes. Nicholas A. Weikert was charged in July 2012 with aggravated criminal sexual abuse of a victim under the age of 13 and two counts aggravated criminal sexual abuse of...

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    Despite protests, senate approves reappointment of IDOC chief

    by  • March 20, 2014 • News • 0 Comments

    The Illinois Senate has approved retaining the state’s director of prisons, voting 37-18 to consent to Gov. Pat Quinn’s appointment over complaints from Republicans about the performance of S.A. “Tony” Godinez, who is also a Republican. Godinez has been criticized for a number of issues. He followed Quinn’s directive to close two prisons and...

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    Obit: Paul Tyberendt

    by  • March 20, 2014 • Obituaries • 0 Comments

    CARLYLE — Paul W. Tyberendt, 93, of Carlyle, passed away Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at the Centralia Manor. He was born May 2, 1920 in Clement Township the son of Addin and Anna (Reinksensmeyer) Tyberendt. He married Erna Redeker on November 19, 1950 at the Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Ferrin. She preceded him in...

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    Death notice: Evelyn Hellmann

    by  • March 20, 2014 • Obituaries • 0 Comments

    BREESE — Evelyn M. Dorries, nee Hellmann, of Breese, died Wednesday, March 19, 2014, at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Breese. Visitation will be from 3 until 8 p.m. Saturday, March 22, 2014, at Moss Funeral Home in Breese. Memorial prayers will be at 8 p.m. Saturday. Private interment will take place in St. John’s...

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    Obit: Lyle William Green

    by  • March 19, 2014 • Obituaries • 0 Comments

    EVERETT, Wa. — Lyle William Green, of Everett, WA entered into heaven on March 15, 2014. He was born September 19, 1918 in Alma, to William and Grace Green. He grew up helping his father farm in several locations around Kinmundy. His mother passed away when he was 11 years old. He had two...

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