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    More schools receiving bomb threats

    by  • May 1, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    After bomb threats turned up at schools in Salem and at Zeigler-Royalton recently, police are looking into other alleged, this time at schools in Campbell Hill and Murphysboro. Reports indicate a note said a bomb was to be set off Wednesday at Trico High School in Campbell Hill. The building was evacuated and no...

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    House and Senate offer differing pension solutions

    by  • May 1, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    Illinois house speaker Michael Madigan is proposing a comprehensive pension-reform package that caps the salary on which a pension can be based and limits annual cost-of-living increases. The Chicago democrat filed an amendment Tuesday to legislation that got senate approval last month. Madigan plans a house committee hearing Wednesday. The plan tweaks ideas proposed...

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    Centralia prepares for May Fete

    by  • May 1, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    Well it’s May first and in Centralia that means one thing, May Fete celebrations are upon us. After 101 years, the annual celebration will be held at 8 p.m. tomorrow in the Centralia High School gym, and again at 8 p.m. Friday in the gym. The May Fete king and queen are Dyman Sodsaikitch...

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    Three more arrested in Boston bombing

    by  • May 1, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    In breaking news this afternoon, the Boston Globe is reporting police have taken three more suspects into custody in connection with the Boston Marathon bombing, the department said in a brief item posted Wednesday on its Twitter account. The police department emphasized that “there is no threat to public safety.” Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, has...

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