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    Man robs Murphysboro Huck’s at gunpoint

    by  • January 21, 2014 • News

    Another armed robbery in Jackson County is under investigation. Police in Murphysboro say a hold up took place late Sunday night at the Huck’s convenience store in the 1900 block of Walnut Street. Reports describe the suspect as an African-American man between 5-feet 8-inches and 5-feet 10-inches tall and around 200 pounds. They say...

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    Nason man to be sentenced in violent robbery

    by  • January 21, 2014 • News

    MT. VERNON — A 22-year-old Nason man is scheduled to be sentenced Tuesday for aggravated robbery after he filed an open plea of guilty in July to the charge. Jacob D. West entered an amended open plea in Jefferson County court to one Class 1 count of felony aggravated robbery. In exchange, charges of...

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    Two CORLHS students named State Scholars

    by  • January 21, 2014 • News

    CENTRALIA – Two seniors from Christ Our Rock Lutheran High School in Centralia have been named as 2014-2015 Illinois State Scholars. Receiving the honor are seniors Celia Belli and Mariah Dunavan. The prestigious award, given annually by the Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC), recognized 17,515 high school students from across the state as this...

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    Annies Win Effingham Tournament Opener

    by  • January 21, 2014 • Sports

    EFFINGHAM – Abbey Holtkamp made four free throws in the final 90 seconds Monday night to lift Centralia over St Anthony 45-41 in the opening night of the Effingham Round Robin Tournament. Holtkamp finished with 18 points, but none bigger than her free throws after the Lady Bulldogs had fought back from a 13-point...

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    KC Women Win Again…Blue Devils Fall

    by  • January 21, 2014 • Sports

    ULLIN – The Kaskaskia College Blue Angels (16-1) dominated play as they dominated Shawnee Community College on the road to the tune of an 88-61 win. The Blue Angels won for a 16th time in 17 games and are 5-0 against Region 24 opponents.   ULLIN – The KC Blue Devils fell to Shawnee...

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