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    Communities begin approving CILA homes

    by  • April 15, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    As one community fights against the closure of the Warren G. Murray Center in Centralia, another community has announced the opening of a new group home for individuals with developmental disabilities will open in their community this spring. The West Frankfort City Council has agreed to donate three lots to the H Group for...

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    Funeral this week for fallen diplomat

    by  • April 15, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    Funeral services are this week for an American diplomat killed in an attack in southern Afghanistan. Twenty-five-year-old Anne Smedinghoff was a foreign service officer who grew up in River Forest. She attended Oak Park’s Fenwick High School. Visitation is tomorrow at an Oak Park funeral home. Wednesday’s funeral mass is at St. Luke Church...

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    BREAKING: 3rd explosion at the Boston Marathon

    by  • April 15, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    BOSTON (AP) — Boston police say there’s been a third explosion in the city, following two blasts near the finish line of the Boston Marathon that killed two people and injured many others. Police Commissioner Edward Davis says authorities aren’t certain that the explosion at the JFK Library was related to the other blasts,...

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    KC hosts Wednesday job fair

    by  • April 15, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    Kaskaskia College will be hosting a job/resource fair from 2 until 6 p.m. Wednesday in the Life Long Learning Center at the KC Main Campus in Centralia.    Prior to the job/resource fair, the Career Services Department and the KC Trio program will be presenting a “dress for success event” from 1 to 2...

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    Orphans receive formal mascot award

    by  • April 15, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    Centralia High School held an assembly Monday, at which representatives of USA Today were on hand to officially present the school with its award for Most Unique Mascot in the Nation. The assembly was open to the public. The Orphans secured a significant victory last month, when more than 25 million votes were cast...

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