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    Ground broken on new Pinckneyville hospital

    by  • October 1, 2013 • News

    PINCKNEYVILLE (AP) — Ground has been broken on a new hospital near the southern Illinois town of Pinckneyville, even as officials await a decision from the U.S. Department of Agriculture on financing for the $30 million project. The ceremonial groundbreaking took place Monday on the planned 83,000-square-foot Pinckneyville Community Hospital. CEO Thomas Hudgins tells...

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    Kitchen fire damages Salem home

    by  • October 1, 2013 • News

    A Monday morning fire has left a Salem home damaged and despite early reports of someone possibly being left inside the home, no injuries were reported. Salem firefighters were called just before 10 a.m. Monday to a home in the 500 block of North Shelby after smoke was seen coming from the house. Reports...

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    Crossroads to host event to assist public with Affordable Healthcare Act

    by  • October 1, 2013 • News

    The new affordable health insurance options began Tuesday and on October 10th Crossroads Community Hospital invites members of the community to learn about these new health insurance options at 6 pm in the Crossroads’ Conference  Center. Lisa Fager, director of business office services and Debi Richardson, director of marketing and public relations will clear...

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    State revokes Centralia roofer’s contractor license

    by  • October 1, 2013 • News

    The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation has revoked the roofing contractor license of Mark Timmons of Centralia for a minimum of three years, based upon a felony conviction and unprofessional conduct. Timmons and his wife were initially charged with 42 combined felonies and 14 misdemeanors involving their roofing business. Mark Timmons pleaded...

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