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    CPD detective running for Marion County sheriff

    by  • November 29, 2013 • News

    Marion County Sheriff Jerry DeVore will face opposition in the November 2014 general election, as a republican candidate submitted nominating petitions late Wednesday to appear on the ballot. Centralia police detective Rich Stevenson will be seeking his party’s nomination in the March 18 primary election. So far both Stevenson, a republican, and DeVore, a...

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    Murphysboro man dead after setting his home on fire

    by  • November 29, 2013 • News

    Murphysboro police are reporting a 54-year-old man is dead after he allegedly battered a woman with a hammer around 1 o’clock Friday morning, and then intentionally set his Murphysboro home on fire. Police reports say Thomas Allan Miller was suspected of battering a 28-year-old female acquaintance of Murphysboro after he contacted her and asked...

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