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    Former Centralia man killed in one-car accident

    by  • September 22, 2014 • News

    FERGES — A 31-year-old Marion man, who was formerly from Centralia, died late Sunday in a single-vehicle accident.  the accident on Charleston Road in Ferges was reported to authorities at about 9:21 p.m, according to Williamson County Coroner Michael “Junior” Burke the vehicle was traveling south when it left the road and struck a...

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    Three more charged in Marion County meth case

    by  • September 22, 2014 • News

    SALEM — Three of five people arrested in connection with alleged manufacture of methamphetamine were formally charged in Marion County court Monday morning. Fifty-year-old Beth A. Hall, her 24-year-old daughter-in-law Brittany M. Hall, both of Alma, and 23-year-old Rebecca L. Eldridge, of Salem, have all been charged with Class 1 felony manufacture of less...

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    Law enforcement searching for missing man at Herrin Lake

    by  • September 22, 2014 • News

    WILLIAMSON COUNTY — The Williamson County Sheriff’s Department is looking for a 19-year-old Marion man who has been reported missing after making threats to harm himself. According to Sheriff Bennie Vick, around 6:45 p.m.Sunday, his office received a report that an individual identified as Robert M. Boaz had made threats to harm himself and...

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    Willow Long’s mother speaks at memorial event

    by  • September 22, 2014 • News

    EFFINGHAM — The mother of 7-year-old Willow Long, who was found stabbed to death last year, has spoken at a memorial walk for the girl after pleading guilty earlier this year to a misdemeanor in connection with the case. Ciara Deryke was sentenced to 120 days in jail and probation in January after pleading...

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