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    Salem businessman opening store in Sandoval

    by  • March 25, 2014 • News

    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

    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

    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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    Obit: Janice Niepoetter

    by  • March 22, 2014 • Obituaries

    ALMA — Janice K. Niepoetter, 67 of Alma, passed away Saturday, March 22, 2014 at her home. She was born at home March 18, 1947 in Patoka,  the daughter of Forrest and Mary Elvena (Fiscus) Wadkins. She married Dwain A. Niepoetter May 8, 1965 at St. Lawrence Church in Sandoval. He preceded her in...

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    Plaintiffs accuse AG of hiding evidence in Murray case

    by  • March 21, 2014 • News

    Attorney’s in the Clinton County case regarding the state wards living at the Warren G. Murray Center in Centralia have filed a motion in court, compelling the Attorney General’s Office to search for and release all records regarding each of the  facility’s wards. State Representative Charlie Meier, an Okawville republican says the AG’s office...

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    I-57 accident claims life of Vandalia man

    by  • March 21, 2014 • News

    An early Friday morning crash on Interstate 57 in Jefferson County has left a Vandalia man dead. A 2003 Jeep Liberty driven by 32-year-old Germi R. Lane of Vandalia was southbound and at a high rate of speed approached a 2000 Dodge Durango driven by 39-year-old Thomas T. McGuire of Benton in an attempt...

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