• Illinois gas prices go down

    by  • November 5, 2013 • 0 Comments

    The price of gasoline is down. The statewide average for gas in Illinois stands at $3.29, down 13 cents from a month ago, according to the Triple-A Fuel Gauge Report. Triple-A spokesman Beth Mosher says the time of year is a factor. “Not only is it the time of year but supplies are plentiful...

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    Centralia man pleads guilty to burglary charge

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    A 20-year-old Centralia man pleaded guilty today in Marion County court to Class 2 felony burglary. Dereck W. Woods was sentenced to four years probation and ordered to complete drug and alcohol treatment. Two other Class 2 counts of burglary were dismissed per the plea agreement. Woods could have been sentenced to up to...

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    Mining accident claims life of Marion man

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    A mining accident in Franklin County has left a 36-year-old Marion man dead. Dallas Dwaine Travelstead was pronounced dead Monday afternoon at a local hospital after an incident at the Sugar Camp M-class mine in Akin on Monday. Reports indicate Travelstead was killed when a piece of coal rolled over him. The accident is...

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