• Bill for prison escape grows to nearly $300k

    by  • October 1, 2013 • 0 Comments

    The bill for a Labor Day weekend prison escape looks like it will likely reach at least $300,000 and bills for the multi-agency manhunt are still trickling in to the Illinois Department of Corrections. When 31-year-old Jared Carter walked away from a Robinson Correctional Center work detail on Friday, Aug. 30, 2013, law enforcement...

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    KC hosting job search workshop

    by  • October 1, 2013 • 0 Comments

    Kaskaskia College will be offering a job search workshop on Friday, October 11, 2013 from 10 a.m. To 11:30 a.m. at the Workforce Center at 325 South Poplar Street in Centralia. Items to be discussed are the importance of networking, applying for jobs, dressing for success, resumes, cover letters, interviewing, and the importance of...

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    Women in Illinois earn less than men

    by  • October 1, 2013 • 0 Comments

    Women in Illinois aren’t making as much as their male counterparts in the workforce, but they aren’t doing so bad. That’s according to the center for American progress, which gives the state a “b plus” when it comes to giving women a fair shot at success. According to their data, women are making 79-cents...

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