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    Two men stab eachother in Bonnie

    by  • July 8, 2013 • News

    Two men allegedly stabbed each other early Friday morning and one went to the hospital and the other went to the Jefferson County Jail. According to the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, they responded to a call at approximately 2:30 a.m. Friday from a residence in the 300 block of west Third Street in Bonnie...

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    Museum hosts Engine 2500 program

    by  • July 8, 2013 • News

    The story of Illinois Central Railroad Engine 2500 will be featured in a lecture Monday night at the Centralia Historical Society. The Centralia Area Historical Museum and Kaskaskia College will host Jim Adams from Centralia with a program at 7 p.m. about ICRR Engine 2500. In 1962, the Engine 2500 made a week-long trip...

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    Centralia man struck and killed by train

    by  • July 7, 2013 • News

    According to the Marion County Coroner’s Office, a 32-year-old Centralia man was killed instantly Saturday morning, when he was run over by an Amtrak train in Central City. Coroner’s reports say at approximately 4 a.m. Saturday, Travis Short was laying across the Canadian National tracks behind the Salvation Army on South Commercial Street when...

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