• Three motorcycle accident sends Centralia residents to area hospitals

    by  • August 26, 2013 • 0 Comments

    According to the Illinois State Police, three Centralia residents were injured in an accident just before 9:30 Sunday night that involved three motorcycles on Baseline Road in Walnut Hill. Accident reports say 66-year-old Ronnie Slover and 46-year-old Matt Noleman, operating two different motorcycles, were taken to Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis for treatment, while...

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    Hearing Monday on CHS petition challenge

    by  • August 26, 2013 • 0 Comments

    The Marion County Board of Elections heard arguments Monday afternoon regarding petitions that were circulated with the intent of having a $2 million bond referendum for Centralia High School placed on the March ballot. The school board is seeking to refinance existing bonds for another two years, to raise the funds necessary to either...

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    KC relocates Adult Education & Literacy Department

    by  • August 26, 2013 • 0 Comments

    The main office of the Adult Education and Literacy Department of Kaskaskia College has relocated to the Kaskaskia College Workforce Center at 325 South Poplar in downtown Centralia. As a member of the center’s one-stop consortium established by the crossroads workforce investment board, residents of the college district are able to obtain holistic employment...

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    Fayette County teen killed in car/bike accident

    by  • August 26, 2013 • 0 Comments

    A Fayette County teen has died, the result of a car-bicycle accident Friday morning. Illinois State Police say 15-year-old Nathan Horath was traveling eastbound in the right lane Friday of State Route 185 just east of St. Peter, when he was struck by an eastbound car driven by 59-year-old Sandra Gelsinger of Brownstown. Horath...

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    Irvington man arrested for Centralia burglary

    by  • August 26, 2013 • 0 Comments

    Marion County sheriff’s deputies have arrested an 18-year-old Irvington man for alleged possession of stolen property. Kody Biegeleisen allegedly had possession of a guitar and laptop computer that were reported stolen during an August 21st burglary on East Green Street Road in Centralia. According to deputies, both items were recovered.  

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    Ameren gets OK for transmission line in Illinois

    by  • August 23, 2013 • 0 Comments

    SPRINGFIELD (AP) — State regulators have given Ameren permission to acquire the right-of-way to build a 380-mile-long transmission line across Illinois. The Springfield bureau of Lee Enterprises newspapers reports  that Ameren Transmission received approval from the Illinois Commerce Commission for section of Coles, Douglas, Moultrie and Piatt counties. The high-voltage transmission line is planned...

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