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    Couple charged in death of disabled man

    by  • March 25, 2014 • News • 0 Comments

    A southwestern Illinois couple is accused of criminal neglect of a disabled person in the death of a blind man who authorities say weighed just 60 pounds. The Belleville News-Democrat reports that St. Clair County prosecutors charged 49-year-old Richard Young and 32-year-old Elizabeth Young of Belleville on Monday. The charges allege that as Billy...

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    Salem schedules leaf vacuuming

    by  • March 25, 2014 • News • 0 Comments

    The City of Salem will be conducting leaf vacuuming next week, starting Monday, March 31 through Friday, April 4. Salem residents wanting to have their leaves vacuumed should have them raked next to the curb in front of their home on their regular trash collection day. They should ensure the leaves are not raked...

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    Salem businessman opening store in Sandoval

    by  • March 25, 2014 • News • 0 Comments

    A long-time Salem businessman is investing in Sandoval, and will open his new business by the end of the summer. Leon Chapman, owner of Chapman’s Design and Décor in Salem, will be opening a new and used furniture and bargain center  in the former Steel Fab building at U.sS 50/51. Sandoval’s lower sales tax,...

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    Obit: Joyce Ann Moore

    by  • March 25, 2014 • Obituaries • 0 Comments

    CENTRALIA — Joyce Ann Moore, 71, of Centralia, passed away at 12:50 a.m. Tuesday, March 25, 2014, in Centralia. She was born on December 31, 1942, in Centralia, the daughter of Lester and Florance Jean (Robinett) Barbee. In 1968, in Louisville, she married Delbert D. Moore, and he preceded her in death on July...

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    Pinckneyville man dies from truck/train accident

    by  • March 24, 2014 • News • 0 Comments

    According to the Perry County Sheriff’s Department, a 27-year-old Pinckneyville man died from injuries he suffered Monday afternoon during a train/truck accident at the intersection of Denny and Tanglefoot roads. Jeremy Nehrkorn was airlifted from the scene to a St. Louis hospital, for treatment of major injuries he suffered in the accident, but later...

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