• Mt. Vernon police chief retiring Saturday

    by  • February 3, 2014 • 0 Comments

    Mt. Vernon Police Chief Chris Mendenall has announced his retirement from the Mt. Vernon Police Department to be effective Saturday February 5, 2014. Mt. Vernon Mayor Mary Jane Chesley made an announcement through a press release on Monday, congratulating and thanking Mendenall “for his 31 years of dedicated service to the department and the...

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    Foot and vehicle chase leads Centralia man to jail

    by  • February 3, 2014 • 0 Comments

    A 25-year-old Richview man was taken this weekend to the Marion County jail after leading Centralia police on both a vehicle and foot chase. Centralia police were initially called to the Knight’s Inn where Dustin Atteberry was allegedly in a domestic dispute with his sister. Atteberry allegedly fled in a vehicle and later crashed...

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    Gilster selling Centralia facility to Duncan Hines

    by  • January 30, 2014 • 0 Comments

    Gilster-Mary Lee Corporation, a leading private label food manufacturer,today announced it has signed a definitive agreement for the sale of its Centralia, facility to Pinnacle Foods Inc., the owner of the Duncan Hines® cake mixes and frostings brand. The sale includes the building infrastructure, equipment and related assets. Gilster-Mary Lee Corp.’s Centralia facility exclusively...

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    All charges dropped against former Patoka police chief

    by  • January 29, 2014 • 0 Comments

    All charges against a former area police chief were dismissed in Marion County court Wednesday morning, without prejudice. Beau Frazier had been charged in Marion County court with multiple counts of felony official misconduct and one count felony theft, when the state’s attorney’s office claimed he failed to turn in five traffic citations and...

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