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    Underwood honored as veteran of the month

    by  • November 15, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    Kaskaskia College president Dr. Jim Underwood was named Illinois veteran of the month during an event Friday afternoon in the Lifelong Learning Center at the college’s Centralia campus. An official with the department was on hand to present the award, which is in recognition of Underwood’s military service and the many activities and programs...

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    Rick Starr named new director of Murray Center

    by  • November 14, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    An inter-agency memo sent out Thursday to Department of Human Services administration confirmed that at the close of business Nov. 22, current Rick Starr will be taking over the helm at the embattled Warren G. Murray Developmental Center in Centralia when the current director Jamie Veach leaves next week. The email is an update...

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    Suspicious man reportedly tries to lure children at Centralia school

    by  • November 14, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    Students at Trinity Lutheran School in Centralia are saying a man tried to get them into his truck Wednesday, after asking them if they had seen his missing dog. Centralia police are investigating the report of the suspicious man, noting information is sketchy and that students’ stories varied. However, the information they received from...

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    Woman killed in accident, two toddlers airlifted

    by  • November 14, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    A 20-year-old Harrisburg woman has died after a Wednesday traffic accident in Williamson County, with her two toddler children ejected from the vehicle. LaTonya Hanson was pronounced dead at the scene around 6 p.m. Wednesday along Route 13 west of Dykersburg Road. Hanson was traveling eastbound on the highway when she came into contact...

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    AG warns of typhoon relief scams

    by  • November 14, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    Attorney General Lisa Madigan urges Illinois residents who plan to donate to typhoon relief efforts underway in the Philippines to be on the lookout for fundraising scams by con artists seeking to exploit the natural disaster for their personal profit. The attorney general’s office advised that donors who are seeking to give to relief...

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