• Police identify those involved in Wamac stabbing

    by  • November 5, 2013

    Wamac police have released the names of those involved in a stabbing incident just before 4 o’clock Monday afternoon on Sanders Street. According to Wamac Police Chief Brooks Alcorn, 37-year-old Curtis E. Scott, of Centralia has been arrested for felony home invasion causing bodily injury and is being held in the Marion County jail...

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    Wamac PD investigating afternoon stabbing

    by  • November 4, 2013

    Wamac police are investigating a Monday afternoon incident on Sanders Street, that has one in custody and one in the hospital. According to Wamac Police Chief Brooks Alcorn, an investigation is ongoing into the incident that took place around 4 p.m. Monday. Alcorn says one man has been taken to St. Mary’s Good Samaritan...

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    Two flee from accident in stolen car

    by  • November 4, 2013

    Two people fled the scene of an early Sunday morning car accident in Central City, and the Marion County Sheriff’s department is reporting the car in which they crashed was stolen. According to the sheriff’s department, the vehicle had been reported stolen earlier in Washington County. Reports indicate the car was westbound when it...

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    USACE to waive fees for vets on Veterans Day

    by  • November 4, 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced Monday that it will waive day use fees for veterans, active and reserve component service members, and their families at the more than 2,400 USACE-operated recreation areas nationwide on Veterans Day, November 11. The fee waiver requires only verbal confirmation of service. The waiver covers fees...

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    Shimkus announces 10th run for Congress

    by  • November 4, 2013

    U.S. Rep. John Shimkus who once vowed to limit himself to six campaigns, announced today his bid for reelection to Congress, making this his 10th run. Shimkus made the announcement at the Bryan Bennett Library in Salem, which was one of four stops he made in the 15th congressional district, which contains 33 counties...

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