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    Obit: James “Dick” Padberg

    by  • June 7, 2014 • Obituaries

    PATOKA — James “Dick” August Padberg, 93, of Patoka passed away Friday, June 6, 2016 at Doctors Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Salem. He was born November 2, 1920, in Centralia, the son of Benjamin Henry and Mary Jane (Lewis) Padberg. He married Ruth Irene Tober on November 24, 1945 in Central City. She...

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    Obit: Scott Leslie Logan

    by  • June 7, 2014 • Obituaries

    ODIN — Scott Leslie Logan, 45, of Odin passed away Saturday, June 7, 2014 at the Siteman Cancer Center in St. Louis, Mo. He was born October 26, 1968 in Vandalia, the son of Stuart K. and Norma R. (Quick) Logan. He married Christina K. Whalen on June 24, 2008 in Odin. Survivors include...

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    Lane closure set for U.S. 50 in Clinton County

    by  • June 6, 2014 • News

    The Illinois Department of Transportation has announced daytime lane closures that will reduce traffic to one lane on U.S. Highway 50 from Huey Road to Shattuc Road in Clinton County. Weather permitting, the lane closure will start Monday. June 9. The lane closure is necessary to patch and seal coat the pavement. It is...

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    Local women charged with Medicaid fraud

    by  • June 6, 2014 • News

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP — Fifteen people are facing federal charges for allegedly defrauding the Medicaid home services program in Illinois by filling out bogus time sheets. Central District U.S. Attorney Jim Lewis announced the charges Thursday in Springfield. In one of the cases, a 36-year-old Bloomington man allegedly submitted time sheets for at least...

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    IDOT committee recommends east path for Route 51 expansion

    by  • June 6, 2014 • News

    Residents along Route 51 are being notified that a transportation committee has recommended a preferred route for the highway expansion through the Village of Sandoval. Emails from the Illinois Department of Transportation indicate the committee has recommended the eastern route, which was preferred by the majority to the western route that would draw traffic...

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    Obit: Betty Griffin

    by  • June 6, 2014 • Obituaries

    TULSA, Okla. — Betty Griffin, 85, of Tulsa, Okla., formerly of Patoka and Mt. Vernon, passed away June 6, 2014 in Tulsa, Okla. She was born the daughter of Colburn and Helen (Mascher) Richeson on September 26, 1928 in Lincoln. She married Don Allen Griffin on August 22, 1948 in Patoka. He survives in...

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