• Kitchen fire damages Salem home

    by  • October 1, 2013

    A Monday morning fire has left a Salem home damaged and despite early reports of someone possibly being left inside the home, no injuries were reported. Salem firefighters were called just before 10 a.m. Monday to a home in the 500 block of North Shelby after smoke was seen coming from the house. Reports...

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    Crossroads to host event to assist public with Affordable Healthcare Act

    by  • October 1, 2013

    The new affordable health insurance options began Tuesday and on October 10th Crossroads Community Hospital invites members of the community to learn about these new health insurance options at 6 pm in the Crossroads’ Conference  Center. Lisa Fager, director of business office services and Debi Richardson, director of marketing and public relations will clear...

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    State revokes Centralia roofer’s contractor license

    by  • October 1, 2013

    The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation has revoked the roofing contractor license of Mark Timmons of Centralia for a minimum of three years, based upon a felony conviction and unprofessional conduct. Timmons and his wife were initially charged with 42 combined felonies and 14 misdemeanors involving their roofing business. Mark Timmons pleaded...

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    Chance of car/deer accidents down in Illinois

    by  • September 30, 2013

    Your chance of hitting a deer with your car is down in Illinois. This is according to State Farm Insurance. They say the chance over the last year was 1 in 214, down from 1 in 162 the year before. Spokeswoman Missy Dundov says it might be because the deer population is down, or...

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