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    Death notice: Grace Weier

    by  • June 6, 2014 • Obituaries

    GERMANTOWN — Grace Weier, nee Deerhake, 82, of Germantown, died Thursday, June 5, 2014, at Legacy Place in Highland. Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Germantown, with Fr. James Buerster and Deacon Rich Bagby officiating. Interment will follow in St. Boniface Cemetery...

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    Feds charge six with conspiracy and money laundering

    by  • June 6, 2014 • News

    CENTRALIA — Six local individuals were charged Thursday in federal court on a four count indictment claiming conspiracy to distribute cocaine in Clinton, Cook, Jefferson, Marion and Washington counties, as well as for a scheme to launder money obtained from drug sales. Allen J. Redmond, 49, also known as “North” and “Big Boy;” along...

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    ‘Incomplete’ Ill. budget leaves agencies in limbo

    by  • June 5, 2014 • News

    SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Lawmakers left Springfield last week after approving an election-year budget that’s leaving everyone from Illinois’ prison authorities to historic agency officials wondering about what comes next. The $35.7 billion spending plan keeps most funding flat after Democrats couldn’t find enough votes to extend the state’s temporary income increase to fill...

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    Salem police respond to CILA home incident

    by  • June 5, 2014 • News

    According to the Salem Police Department, they received a complaint around 6 o’clock Wednesday night of a man out of control, standing in the road throwing items and being vulgar. The alleged incident, which took place outside a CILA group home on Circle Drive reportedly involved a developmentally disabled person living in the home....

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    Illinois gas prices up slightly

    by  • June 5, 2014 • News

    Just in time for summer travel, the price of gas in Illinois is up slightly. The statewide average for Illinois is now $3.90, according to the AAA Fuel Gauge Report, up a nickel from a month ago. Beth Mosher, spokesman for the AAA-Chicago Motor Club says, we’ve entered into the summer demand season. Unfortunately,...

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