• Judge warns of telephone scam involving jury duty

    by  • August 20, 2013 • 0 Comments

    The chief federal judge in southern Illinois is warning citizens not to fall for a telephone scam involving jury duty and possible identity theft. The caller poses as a court official and threatens prosecution for shirking jury duty. The caller then tries to extract confidential data from the call’s recipient. Chief Judge David R....

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    Ill. workers’ comp insurance rate down 4.5 percent

    by  • August 20, 2013 • 0 Comments

    Gov. Pat Quinn’s administration says the statewide average workers’ compensation rate has dropped 4.5 percent. Officials say the figure set by a national rating agency continues a downward trend that has saved Illinois employers $315 million in insurance premium costs since 2011. The National Council on Compensation Insurance issued the figure Monday. Insurance companies...

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    Centralia gearing up for fall cleanup days

    by  • August 20, 2013 • 0 Comments

    The City of Centralia would like to announce that this year’s Keep Centralia Beautiful fall city wide cleanup event is scheduled for October 19th, 2013. Any organizations or individuals interesting in volunteering will need to meet at 9 .m. in Fairview Park. Bags will be provided along with vests, gloves & orangatongs for everyone....

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    Jesse White Tumblers coming to Centralia

    by  • August 20, 2013 • 0 Comments

    The Centralia High School Alumni Association and the Centralia Youth Commission is proud to sponsor the Jesse White Tumbling Team at the Centralia High School gymnasium from 1 until 1:30 Friday afternoon. These dedicated young men and women have been seen during half-time shows at the NBA, the NFL and Major League Baseball games...

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