• Elderly township supervisor pleads guilty to wire fraud

    by  • September 20, 2013

    The 77-year-old  Moro Township supervisor in Madison county pleaded guilty to wire fraud and structuring transactions to avoid reporting requirements in federal court, according to the U.S. Attorney’s office for the southern district of Illinois. Donald R. Flack of Moro faces up to 20 years in prison on the wire fraud charge and up...

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    Marion County looks at area road improvements

    by  • September 20, 2013

    Driving on a wet day like today, will make motorists appreciate improvement plans Marion County Highway Engineer Mike McCormick has for Green Street Road. McCormick wants to add raised reflectors in the center line of Green Street road from Scout Road to U.S. 51 in Central City. He feels the reflectors will help drivers...

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    Wal-mart again eying Centralia for super store

    by  • September 20, 2013

    The city of Centralia could become a location for a super Wal-mart, as the retail giant again looks at the city as a possible construction location. According to Centralia Economic Development Director Kayla Lambert, the development is being proposed for two parcels of land on the northeast corner of West McCord and Jolliff Bridge...

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