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    Centralia prepares for 2015 consolidated election

    by  • August 25, 2014 • News

    CENTRALIA — Even before ballots are cast in the midterm general election in November, the City of Centralia is preparing for its consolidated general election, which will be held in April 2015. In the April consolidated election, Centralia voters will select a mayor, two city council members for four-year terms, and one city council...

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    State opens cooling centers to help with heat

    by  • August 25, 2014 • News

    SPRINGFIELD — The Illinois Department of Human Services has set up more than 100 cooling centers around the state as high heat and humidity linger. Gov. Pat Quinn’s office said in a news release Monday that the centers are open in Department of Human Services offices. Their locations are available by calling the agency...

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    Death notice: Michael Daiber

    by  • August 25, 2014 • Obituaries

    BREESE — Michael S. Daiber, 39, of Breese, died Sunday, August 24, 2014, at his residence. Visitation will be from 4 until 8 p.m. Wednesday, at Moss Funeral Home in Breese. Funeral Services will be at 8 pm. Wednesday, at Moss Funeral Home in Breese. Memorials may be made to the family and will...

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    Obit: Debra Lee Watson

    by  • August 22, 2014 • Obituaries

    CENTRALIA — Debra Lee “Debbie” Watson, age 56, of Centralia, entered heaven at 11:35 p.m. Wednesday, August 20, 2014,  at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in Saint Louis, Missouri. She was born in Hillcrest, October 16, 1957, the daughter of Donald Gene and Anna Belle (Christian) Slusher, She married Jerry Michael “Mike” Watson on October 30, 1977...

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