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    Centralia prepares for 2015 consolidated election

    by  • August 25, 2014 • News

    CENTRALIA — Even before ballots are cast in the midterm general election in November, the City of Centralia is preparing for its consolidated general election, which will be held in April 2015. In the April consolidated election, Centralia voters will select a mayor, two city council members for four-year terms, and one city council...

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    State opens cooling centers to help with heat

    by  • August 25, 2014 • News

    SPRINGFIELD — The Illinois Department of Human Services has set up more than 100 cooling centers around the state as high heat and humidity linger. Gov. Pat Quinn’s office said in a news release Monday that the centers are open in Department of Human Services offices. Their locations are available by calling the agency...

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    Kaskaskia College holds LPN pinning

    by  • August 22, 2014 • News

    7-30-14 LPN Pinning

    A pinning ceremony for new Licensed Practical Nursing graduates was held recently at Kaskaskia College’s Jane Knight Auditorium.
    Pictured are the students: 1st row – Jaekota Holmes, Salem; Taylor Cole, New Baden; Jannel Wood, Mulberry Grove; Samantha Harlan, Carlyle; Ashley Evans, Mulberry Grove; Cheryl Dobias, Carlyle; Amy Freimann, Highland. 2nd row – Sarah Kirgan, Ashley; Kathy Smith, Mulberry Grove; Emilee Hodge, Centralia; Amber Duncan, Centralia; Abigail Bryant, Salem; Katherine Reeves, Iuka. 3rd row – Heather Davis, Salem; Kim Kelly, Vandalia; Jennifer Hodge, Odin; Alison Klie, Richview. 4th row – Michele Donoho, Salem; Amber Hancock, Ashley; Kristin Sloan, Centralia; Heather Shelton, Beecher City; Kristen Queen, Centralia. 5th row – Jody Groff, Vandalia; Christine Taylor, Vandalia; Carol Wickman, Walnut Hill; Ashley Davis, Vandalia; and Jamie Thompson, Salem.