• Trial begins in fight to save Murray Center

    by  • January 7, 2014 • 0 Comments

    A bench trial on a challenge to the state’s decision to close the Warren G. Murray Center in Centralia started Tuesday morning in Chicago. U.S. District Judge Marvin Aspen began hearing testimony Tuesday at the Dirksen Federal Building. The Murray Parents’ Association and developmentally disabled groups are trying to block the closure of Murray....

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    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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