• KC moves forward with Nashville expansion

    by  • May 20, 2014

    The Kaskaskia Board of Trustees approved a resolution to proceed with the bidding process for the new Nashville Education Center. As part of its capital campaign master plan, KC plans to expand the Nashville Education Center from its current location with 3,500 square feet of leased space to a building to be constructed at...

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    Lawmakers investigating IHSA

    by  • May 20, 2014

    State legislators convened a hearing Tuesday morning in Springfield investigating how the Illinois High School Association, the governing body for high school sports in the state, is run. The size of the private, not-for-profit organization’s payroll is expected to be a key issue at the hearing. It comes after complaints from some school officials...

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    Coroner investigating death of rural Iuka man

    by  • May 20, 2014

    The Marion County Coroner’s office is investigating the apparent accidental death of a rural Iuka man. Marion County Coroner pronounced 58-year-old Louis G. Moses dead at 10:12 a.m. Monday, May 19th in a barn behind the home Moses shared with his mother. Moses’ body was discovered by family members when they realized he was...

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    Search continues for missing Centralia man

    by  • May 20, 2014

    Centralia police are still seeking the public’s help in finding a missing Centralia man, after a weekend search failed to locate the developmentally disabled man. On Sunday, the Centralia Police Department, along with SAR K9 Co-Op Inc., and a host of volunteers searched Foundation Park and the Raccoon Lake area for James “Jimmy” Romines,...

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    GM recalls more than 2.4 million more vehicles

    by  • May 20, 2014

    General Motors is recalling a total 2.42 million vehicles to fix four separate safety flaws, nearly matching the 2.6 million cars gm recalled earlier this year for a deadly ignition switch flaw. The automaker says the huge new recall is part of its “continuing effort to quickly address emerging safety issues.” The new action...

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    Centralia police officer arrested, suspended with pay

    by  • May 20, 2014

    A Centralia police officer is free on bail this morning, after being charged yesterday in Marion County court with two counts  domestic battery. Mason Jackson has been suspended with pay since the alleged incident in March at the Huck’s station in Centralia. According to Centralia Police Chief Doug Krutsinger, a warrant was issued yesterday...

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