• BREAKING: Rutherford will not release findings of investigation

    by  • February 13, 2014 • 0 Comments

    According to the Sun-Times, Treasurer Dan Rutherford will not release the findings of an independent investigation into sexual harassment allegations. β€œOn the advice of counsel and due to the federal lawsuit β€” no further information on the independent investigation will be released β€” except through the court,” Mary Frances Bragiel is quoted in the...

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    Domestic battery call results in meth charges

    by  • February 13, 2014 • 0 Comments

    A 46-year-old Centralia man originally being investigated for a domestic battery has also been charged with drug charges. Centralia police say they had been called to the home of Darren Featherstone on a report of domestic battery. While inside his home taking him into custody for aggravated domestic battery, police allegedly saw a small...

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    ISP investigating fiery semi crash on I-70

    by  • February 13, 2014 • 0 Comments

    Illinois State Police District 12 is investigating a fiery crash Wednesday on Interstate 70 in Fayette County. Accident reports say a semi-truck was headed eastbound on the interstate when it struck another semi that was disabled on the shoulder of I-70. One of the semi-trucks and its trailer was fully engulfed in flames when...

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    GM recalls nearly 800,000 compact cars

    by  • February 13, 2014 • 0 Comments

    (AP) — General Motors is recalling nearly 780,000 compact cars in North America because the engines can shut down unexpectedly and cause crashes. The company says six people have been killed in crashes related to the problem. The recall affects Chevrolet Cobalts and Pontiac G5s from the 2005 through 2007 model years. U.S. safety...

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    Purcell running for ROE 13 superintendent

    by  • February 12, 2014 • 0 Comments

    Jacob Purcell has filed nominating petitions and is announcing his candidacy for regional superintendent of schools in Clinton, Jefferson, Marion, and Washington counties. Purcell will be running as a republican candidate for ROE #13 in the March 18th general primary election. Purcell is currently an administrator for Kaskaskia Special Education District #801 which is...

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