• Missing woman’s body found in Rend Lake

    by  • September 3, 2013 • 0 Comments

    Authorities resumed searching an area of Rend Lake today, ultimately finding the body an 18-year-old woman reported to have gone under water in an area west of Wayne Fitzgerrell State Park. Emilie Jo Turrentine was reported missing around 11 o’clock Monday morning, after authorities received a call about a possible drowning. Her body was...

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    Federal judge orders State to produce documents in Murray Center case

    by  • September 3, 2013 • 0 Comments

    A federal court judge presiding over the case regarding the closure of the Murray Center in Centralia ordered the State of Illinois today to produce specific documents requested in the case within three business days, despite their motions of protest. According to Judge Marvin Aspen, requiring disclosure of previously withheld materials will not hinder...

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    BCMW accepting winter heating help appointments

    by  • September 2, 2013 • 0 Comments

    BCMW community services has announced they will be making appointments for the low income home energy assistance program or LIHEAP beginning tomorrow. This will be for winter heating bills. There are certain requirements that households must meet to be eligible. To schedule an appointment or to find out the requirements, contact the office in your...

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    Day four updates on IDOC escapee

    by  • September 2, 2013 • 0 Comments

    We’re day four into the search for an escaped Illinois Department of Corrections inmate, and  Illinois corrections officials say additional officers are being brought in to search for a missing eastern Illinois inmate who walked away from a work crew. Jared Carter escaped Friday morning while he was cutting grass on the grounds of...

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