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    Carolyn S. Jett

    by  • February 20, 2015 • Obituaries

    SANDOVAL — Carolyn S. Jett, 63, of Sandoval, died on Friday, February 20, 2015 at her home. She was born on March 31, 1951 the daughter of Henry and Fern Eileen (Rippy) DeWeese in Centralia. She married Donnie Jett on May 14, 1979 at Bethel Baptist Church in Odin. Survivors include her husband, Donnie...

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    Kaskaskia College narrows presidential search to two finalists

    by  • February 20, 2015 • Breaking News

    CENTRALIA –Kaskaskia College has announced it has two finalists in the nation-wide search for a president to replace the retiring President Dr. James Underwood. According to an afternoon press release, the two finalists have been selected for on campus visits and interviews. The candidates’ schedules will include an open forum with faculty, staff, and...

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    Missouri court charges Altamont karate teacher with rape of student

    by  • February 19, 2015 • News

    EFFINGHAM COUNTY — Missouri authorities have charged a 60-year-old Altamont karate instructor with statutory rape and child molestation, alleging that he planned to start a new life with his 13-year-old female student. According to Sikeston, Missouri police Detective Bobby Sullivan in a probable cause affidavit, Steven C. Larson wrote a letter to the girl’s...

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    Illinois pension case scheduled for March hearing

    by  • February 19, 2015 • News

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) — The Illinois Supreme Court has announced it will hear oral arguments in the state’s landmark pension-overhaul case on March 11. Arguments will begin at 2:30 p.m. in the high court chamber in downtown Springfield. The Illinois General Assembly and former Gov. Pat Quinn adopted a plan in late 2013 designed to...

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