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    Two flee from accident in stolen car

    by  • November 4, 2013 • News

    Two people fled the scene of an early Sunday morning car accident in Central City, and the Marion County Sheriff’s department is reporting the car in which they crashed was stolen. According to the sheriff’s department, the vehicle had been reported stolen earlier in Washington County. Reports indicate the car was westbound when it...

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    USACE to waive fees for vets on Veterans Day

    by  • November 4, 2013 • News

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced Monday that it will waive day use fees for veterans, active and reserve component service members, and their families at the more than 2,400 USACE-operated recreation areas nationwide on Veterans Day, November 11. The fee waiver requires only verbal confirmation of service. The waiver covers fees...

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    Shimkus announces 10th run for Congress

    by  • November 4, 2013 • News

    U.S. Rep. John Shimkus who once vowed to limit himself to six campaigns, announced today his bid for reelection to Congress, making this his 10th run. Shimkus made the announcement at the Bryan Bennett Library in Salem, which was one of four stops he made in the 15th congressional district, which contains 33 counties...

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    Weekend drug charges dropped against Centralia man

    by  • November 4, 2013 • News

    A 20-year-old Centralia man has been arrested for possession of methamphetamine and possession of under 2.5 grams of cannabis. Marion County Sheriff’s deputies say Joshua Lyons of Norton Road in Centralia was found to be in possession of the drugs after a canine alerted on his vehicle following a traffic stop. He was taken...

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    Jefferson County arrests man for Sunday shooting incident

    by  • November 4, 2013 • News

    There was a shooting incident early Sunday morning at the Foxxy Lady in northern Jefferson County. According to the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office,deputies in the area heard a gunshot and were going to investigate when the call came in from the establishment. They reportedly found 20-year-old Darnell Maxy of Mount Vernon to allegedly be...

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