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    Obit: Raymond “Blackie” Burns

    by  • March 14, 2014 • Obituaries • 0 Comments

    SANDOVAL — Raymond “Blackie” L. Burns, 75, of Sandoval, passed away Thursday, March 13, 2014 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Centralia. He was born the son of John Edward Sr. and Freda Mae (Porter) Burns on February 13, 1939 in Sandoval. He married Alice M. Deadmond on August 18, 1993 in Kankakee. She preceded...

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    Clinton County assists in high risk pot bust

    by  • March 12, 2014 • News • 0 Comments

    Clinton County Sheriff’s deputies assisted Wood River police and the Illinois Law Enforcement Alarm System, or ILEAS, Tuesday in executing a high risk search at the location of a large cannabis growing operation. Officers removed more than 30 cannabis plants from a home in the 900 block of East Acton Avenue in Wood River,...

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    Centralia man sentenced on burglary charge

    by  • March 12, 2014 • News • 0 Comments

    A 20-year-old Centralia man was sentenced Tuesday in Marion County court to five years TASC probation after he pleaded guilty to residential burglary. Dereck Woods was arrested in December for an August residential burglary after fingerprints indicated he had been in the home where a large amount of jewelry had been taken when the...

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