• Two weekend burglaries under investigation

    by  • November 25, 2013 • 0 Comments

    Two residential burglaries were reported to the Marion County Sheriff’s department this weekend. Crystal Smith of Burge Road in Centralia reported the window of a door was broken out to gain entry to her home sometime before 8 p.m. Saturday. A handgun that was in a black carry case was reportedly taken. A house...

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    Weekend accident claims five lives

    by  • November 25, 2013 • 0 Comments

    Five people have died and another was injured in a Saturday night crash in Hamilton County. State police say 49-year-old Darrell Delong of Collinsville was driving a 2002 Trailblazer northbound on Anderson School Road, also known as “Thrills Hills,”  in McLeansboro when for an unknown reason he lost control, left the roadway, and overturned...

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    The St Theresa Thanksgiving Tournament Continues

    by  • November 25, 2013 • 0 Comments

    In local grade school basketball action, the St. Theresa Thanksgiving Tournament continued on Saturday, with the championship, third, and consolation championship games set for Monday and Tuesday. Altamont Lutheran topped Odin 38-32 in the championship semifinals. Altamont Lutheran outscored Odin in 3 out of 4 quarters Saturday. Kaleb Whitt scored 15 points and Noah...

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