• Part of capiol renovation area houses media

    by  • October 28, 2013 • 0 Comments

    The $51 million renovation of the west wing of the state capitol includes $6.5 million for the basement, about half the square footage of which is office space for news organizations. Radio, newspaper, television, and wire service reporters who cover Illinois politics and government full-time have used publicly-funded space since at least the 1950s,...

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    Obit: Mary Josephine Smith

    by  • October 28, 2013 • 0 Comments

    CENTRALIA — Mary Josephine Smith, age 84, of Centralia, passed away at 9:28 P.M. on Saturday, October 26, 2013 at St. Mary’s Good Samaritan Hospital in Centralia. She was born on January 9, 1929 in Nashville, Illinois, the daughter of William “Bill” and Mamie (Povolish) Belinski. She was the goddaughter of Ted Michael Grzegorek...

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    Obit: Cyrus “Mac” Arnold

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    WALNUT HILL — Cyrus M. “Mac” Arnold, 88, of Walnut Hill, formerly of Patoka, died Friday, Oct. 25, 2013, at St. Mary’s Good Samaritan Hospital in Centralia. He was born Dec. 2, 1924. Arrangements are pending with Day Macz Funeral Home in Patoka.

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    Obit: Mary A. Wuebbels

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    TRENTON — Mary A. Wuebbels, nee Wempe, 92, of Trenton, died Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013, at Faith Care Center in Highland. Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Trenton, with Fr. Joseph Rascher officiating. Interment will follow in St. Mary’s...

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