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    Former lawmaker mulls guilty plea in child porn case

    by  • October 28, 2014 • News

    CHICAGO (AP) — A former Illinois state representative is deciding whether to change his plea to guilty in a child pornography case. A lawyer for Elgin Democrat Keith Farnham said Monday during a hearing in Chicago federal court that his client is negotiating a plea deal. If that falls through, attorney Terry Ekl says...

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    Centralia releases revised open burning policy

    by  • October 28, 2014 • News

    CENTRALIA — The City of Centralia has revised its open burning policy. Now the open burning of landscape waste is permitted on the first and third full weekends of the calendar months of April, May, June, July, August, and December. In the months of September, October, and November, open burning of landscape waste is...

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    Obit: Jude Jasper Arnold

    by  • October 28, 2014 • Obituaries

    CARLYLE — Jude Jasper Arnold, 4 weeks old, of Carlyle passed away Sunday October, 26, 2014 at Cardinal Glennon Memorial Hospital. He was born September 23, 2014 the son of Ronald W. Arnold and Michelle McCracken at St. Mary’s Hospital in Saint Louis. He is Survived by his parents Ronald W. Arnold and Michelle...

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    Ashby confirms run for mayoral reelection

    by  • October 28, 2014 • Breaking News

    CENTRALIA — Centralia Mayor Tom Ashby announced in our studios this morning that he will be running for reelection, having picked up his nomination petitions shortly before coming to the station. Ashby had initially said he would be willing to run for reelection, if a slate of city councilmen David Sauer, Bill Smith and...

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