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    Kohl’s recognizes Centralia teen for volunteerism

    by  • June 25, 2014 • News

    MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis. — On Wednesday, Kohl’s department stores’ will recognize more than 2,300 young volunteers nationwide who have made a positive impact in their communities through volunteerism, including one young woman from Centralia. One hundred twenty-nine youth from Illinois, including 14-year-old Hanna Garrison, of Centralia, will each receive a $50 gift card and...

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    State treasurer holding online auction

    by  • June 25, 2014 • News

    SPRINGFIELD — Illinois’ treasurer’s office has announced that it will auction almost 9,000 pieces of unclaimed property, including vintage coins, jewelry and presidential campaign buttons.  The treasure trove comes from owners who haven’t claimed the items from the state for at least five years. The state receives the items from owners of unclaimed security...

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    Stabbing case stalls against Iuka man

    by  • June 25, 2014 • News

    SALEM — Marion County prosecutors decided Tuesday to not pursue charges at this time against a 27-year-old Iuka man they had previously charged with stabbing a Centralia man in the stomach following a dispute over a pair of shoes. Robert Vorce was first arrested in early March, and charged with home invasion causing injury,...

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    Underwood to retire from KC summer of 2015

    by  • June 23, 2014 • Breaking News

    CENTRALIA — In a surprising announcement Monday night, the Kaskaskia College Board of Trustees approved the retirement of Kaskaskia College President Dr. Jim Underwood effective June 30, 2015. Upon his retirement, he will have completed 45 years as a community college educator, with the past 14 years as President of Kaskaskia College. The Board...

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