• Three arrested after scuffle with police

    by  • January 6, 2014 • 0 Comments

    Three people were arrested Saturday after allegedly getting into an altercation with police following an earlier incident in which a gun was pulled on people who had given them a ride to get gas. Marion County Sheriff’s deputies reportedly were unaware one of the earlier incident with the gun when they stopped Saturday morning...

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    Christopher woman found dead in reservoir

    by  • January 6, 2014 • 0 Comments

    A Franklin County woman is dead after search and rescue drivers pulled her and her pickup truck out of a Mulkeytown reservoir Sunday morning. Franklin County Coroner Marty Leffler says the woman is 35-eyar-old Amanda Louise Harvill,of Christopher. Leffler says Harvill was found around 8:30 a.m. near her vehicle, which was partially submerged in...

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    Wexstten resigns from Ill. Supreme Court

    by  • January 6, 2014 • 0 Comments

    Illinois Supreme Court Justice Lloyd A. Karmeier announced Monday that an application process has begun to fill a vacancy in the Fifth District Appellate Court. The vacancy is being created by the announced resignation of Appellate Justice James M. Wexstten, effective January 29, 2014. Wexstten was appointed to the seat in 2007. Under the...

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    Reward money increased for arrest of Cedric Powe

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    The reward leading to the arrest of 27-year-old Cedric Powe of Centralia has been increased to $1,300, as money is coming in to assist in the efforts to capture the man believed responsible for the savage beating of 20-year-old Chelsea Simmons, also of Centralia. Mark Zack, Chelsea’s dad, is not asking people to apprehend...

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