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    Office Depot choses Boca over Naperville

    by  • December 10, 2013 • News

    Office Depot has picked Florida for its world headquarters, choosing Boca Raton over Naperville with merger partner OfficeMax. With OfficeMax based in Naperville, and Office Depot based in Boca Raton, the merged companies need only one headquarters. The senator who sponsored a $53 million tax incentive package intended to get the company to pick...

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    Juvenile arrested for Murphysboro armed robbery

    by  • December 10, 2013 • News

    Murphysboro police say they’ve arrested a minor for an armed robbery Monday night. Officers responded to the Circle K convenience store on N. 14th St. at 10:15 p.m. Monday in response to an armed robbery. An employee at the store told police that a black male had entered the store, displayed a handgun, and...

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    Ameren Illinois customers should see delivery rate cut

    by  • December 10, 2013 • News

    Utility regulators say Ameren Illinois needs to lower its electricity delivery rate in 2014. According to a press release from the Illinois Commerce Commission, the utility company needs to cut its delivery rate by $45 million. The decision was announced Monday during an annual review and is set to take effect starting Jan. 1,...

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    RLC Takes Road Win Over Lincoln

    by  • December 10, 2013 • Sports

    LINCOLN – The Rend Lake College Warriors and the Lincoln College Lynx played a close game Sunday afternoon, but the Warriors came out on top with an 85-82 win. Outscoring the Lynx in the first half 40-32, the Warriors were led by Cortez Macklin (Louisville, KY), Brandon Johnson (East St Louis), and Jeril Taylor...

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    35th Annual Mattoon Christmas Tournament

    by  • December 10, 2013 • Sports

    MATTOON – The 35th annual Mattoon Christmas Tournament will be played December 26-28.  Teams are divided into two pools.  The pools will play a round-robin tournament on Thursday and Friday with finals on Saturday. Pool A – Mattoon, Galesburg, Cumberland, Vandalia Pool B – St Anthony, MacArthur, Olney, Salem   Thursday, December 26: 8:30...

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