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    Obit: Richard Jenkins, LTC, USAF, Ret.

    by  • October 6, 2013 • Obituaries

    TRENTON — Richard W. Jenkins, a long-time resident of Trenton, died Friday evening, October 4, 2013, surrounded by numerous friends and family members at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Breese. Funeral services will be Tuesday, October 8, 2013, at 11 a.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Trenton, with Pastor Mike Rucker officiating. Interment...

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    Internal investigations at sheriff’s department result in resignation, retirement

    by  • October 4, 2013 • News

    We have disturbing news coming from the Marion County Sheriff’s Department of two internal investigations that resulted in one sudden resignation and one sudden retirement. The recent and sudden retirement of one of the department’s sergeant deputies came just days after an internal investigation into the deputy was launched regarding reported sexual harassment. Internal...

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    IDOC searching for inmate released before parole date

    by  • October 4, 2013 • News

    An inmate apprehension team was dispatched Friday, to take back into custody an inmate accidentally released earlier in the day from Vienna Corrections. According to Illinois Department of Corrections spokesman Tom Shaer, 38-year-old Michael Sanders was released Friday, when prison officials miscalculated his parole date and placed him on a passenger bus bound for...

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    Walnut Hill man killed in Friday morning accident

    by  • October 4, 2013 • News

    One man was killed and another seriously injured Friday morning, when just before 1 a.m. they were involved in a one-car accident on Illinois Route 15 near Howard School Road near Ashley. According to Illinois State Police, 28-year-old Travis Braddy, of Walnut Hill was killed in the accident, when as he was driving his...

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