• NEW Local Sports Program to debut on WILY – October 11

    by  • September 13, 2014

    Those looking for local sports programming on WILY between 9am and 11 on Saturday mornings will be ecstatic on Saturday, October 11.  This week, Withers Broadcasting announced new programming would debut on that date. Those tuned into WILY between 9AM-11AM the next few weeks will hear the following promotional announcement: “Local sports will never...

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    Centralia armed robbery suspect in custody

    by  • September 29, 2014

    CENTRALIA — Reports indicate Centralia police have taken a suspected armed robber into custody for questioning Monday afternoon. According to earlier reports, an armed robbery just before 9 p.m. Saturday night of the Casey’s General Store on the east side of Centralia had police looking for a suspect described as a shorter black male,...

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    Cavaletto steps away from campaign debate

    by  • September 29, 2014

    CENTRALIA — Things may be heating up in what has until now been an almost unheard of campaign, the race for State House District 107. According to a Sunday press release issued by democratic challenger Josh Berger of Centralia, republican incumbent Rep. John Cavaletto has cancelled a previously scheduled filmed debate. The debate, to...

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    Rauner donations cut across political spectrum

    by  • September 29, 2014

    CHICAGO (AP) — Bruce Rauner and his wife have given millions of dollars to causes on both ends of the political spectrum. Rauner is the GOP candidate for governor. His family’s foundation has given $19 million in the past 15 years to groups from the American Red Cross to the abortion-rights courtroom arm of...

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    I-57 lane closure throughout the week

    by  • September 29, 2014

    MT. VERNON — A lane closure will be in effect starting Tuesday and continuing throughout the week on southbound I-57 in Jefferson County. IDOT says the closure at mile post 90 will allow maintenance crews to repair the structure carrying the interstate over Dodds Creek. Emergency vehicles will be allowed through the construction site...

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    Campaigns reminded of political sign ordinances

    by  • September 29, 2014

    CENTRALIA — The City of Centralia is reminding residents that political signs are prohibited from being placed in a city or state right of way. Normally, that is the area located between the sidewalk and the street or highway. Candidates and political parties have until Monday, October 6th to have all signs appropriately placed...

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