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    Tornado victims can have SNAP benefits replaced

    by  • November 22, 2013 • News

    The Illinois Department of Human Services announced Friday that assistance for SNAP households affected by last weekend’s deadly tornadoes can be replaced. In light of the tornadoes that devastated 18 Illinois counties, IDHS will issue replacement supplemental nutrition assistance program benefits for food that was destroyed in the disaster. Active SNAP recipients that lost...

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    Obit: Charles Strickler

    by  • November 22, 2013 • Obituaries

    Charles Edward Strickler, age 77, of Centralia, passed away at 5:17 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013 at Good Samaritan Regional Health Center in Mount Vernon. He was born on Feb. 6, 1936 in New Castle, Penn., the son of Charles Oliver and Mildred Bertine (Irwin) Strickler. He married Violet P. Wood on May...

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    Orphan Bowlers 2nd At New Baden

    by  • November 22, 2013 • News

    NEW BADEN – Centralia placed 2nd in a 4-team match in New Baden falling to O’Fallon 3145-3084.  Host Wesclin was third and Triad 4th.  Travis Beppler’s 639 series led the Orphans while Brandon Schmitz rolled a 626, Taylor Chambers 619, Justin Sliger 614 and Ryan Miller 586.  Chamber had the high game with a...

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    Annies Set To Introduce New Faces With Quick Start

    by  • November 22, 2013 • News

    By Toby Gullion… CENTRALIA – Although Roger Stieg will need to find replacement for 3 important figures in last year’s 15-13 team with the graduation of Danielle Meadows, Jordyn Looman and Maddie Wernsman, the cupboard is definitely not bare for the long time coach. Five players return to started or saw significant varsity time...

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