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    Jefferson County schools to join ROE 13

    by  • November 25, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    The Illinois State Board of Education has redrawn the map of regional education offices to meet a deadline set by the legislature and Regional Office 13 will be growing. The board voted Friday after hearing from regional superintendents who objected to the way the map would consolidate their offices. A new state law required...

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    Two weekend burglaries under investigation

    by  • November 25, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    Two residential burglaries were reported to the Marion County Sheriff’s department this weekend. Crystal Smith of Burge Road in Centralia reported the window of a door was broken out to gain entry to her home sometime before 8 p.m. Saturday. A handgun that was in a black carry case was reportedly taken. A house...

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    Weekend accident claims five lives

    by  • November 25, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    Five people have died and another was injured in a Saturday night crash in Hamilton County. State police say 49-year-old Darrell Delong of Collinsville was driving a 2002 Trailblazer northbound on Anderson School Road, also known as “Thrills Hills,”  in McLeansboro when for an unknown reason he lost control, left the roadway, and overturned...

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    Death notice: Neil E. Wyatt

    by  • November 25, 2013 • Obituaries • 0 Comments

    SUMMERFIELD — Neil E. Wyatt, 72, of Summerfield, died Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013 at Memorial Hospital in Belleville. Funeral Services will be Wednesday, Dec. 4 at 11:00 am at the Moss Funeral Home in Trenton, with Rev. Paul Hooks and Youth  Minister Levi Hart officiating.  Interment will follow in Summerfield Cemetery. Visitation will be...

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    Obit: Ronald Kline

    by  • November 25, 2013 • Obituaries • 0 Comments

    KINMUNDY — Ronald J. Kline, age 74, of Kinmundy died Friday, November 22nd, at Good Samaritan Regional Health Center in Mt. Vernon. He was born December 4th, 1938 in West Virginia to Michael Kline and Mary (Dinkabich) Miscik. He married Lena ‘Joan’ (Perry) Kline in Kinmundy on May 8th 1982 in Alma and she...

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