• Teen girls lift tractor to save dad

    by  • April 18, 2013 • 0 Comments

    It’s been a troubling week in the news, so here’s a little good news: an Oregon man owes his life to his two teenage daughters after they somehow mustered up the strength to pull a tractor off of him. Jeff Smith was using his ton-and-a half tractor to pull a stump out of his...

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    BREAKING: FBI releases video and photos of bombing suspects

    by  • April 18, 2013 • 0 Comments

    breakingIn an afternoon press conference, the FBI officially released photos and video of suspect #1 and suspect #2 in the Boston Marathon bombing.

    The agency is requesting the media release these and only these images to the public and ask for the public’s help in identifying the suspects. They also note both men are considered armed and highly dangerous, so they urge citizens to not approach the men if they see them. To submit tips to the FBI regarding Monday’s bombing, call 1-800-CALL-FBI, or go to BostonMarathonTips.FBI.gov

    You can also go to fbi.gov, to see the photos, videos and other information regarding Monday’s bombing suspects.

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    Murder charge to be filed in 3rd suspicious Menard inmate death

    by  • April 18, 2013 • 0 Comments

    Randolph County Coroner Randy Dudenbostel says he received test results Wednesday in the death of 23-year-old William Crowder. Dudenbostel says Crowder was killed by manual strangulation and is classified as a homicide. According to Randolph County State’s Attorney Jeremy Walker, he received the autopsy report and death certificate on Wednesday for Crowder, and he...

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    Police and Fire Blotter

    by  • April 18, 2013 • 0 Comments

     April 17th, 2013 Drug Arrest Michael Ledbetter, 29, of Centralia was arrested for possession of drug paraphernaila Wednesday night and was brought to the Centralia police department. April 16th, 2013 Theft Arrest Three teenage girls were arrested for retail theft Tuesday night on the 1,000 block of Broadway. Two at the age of 15...

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    FBI: Miss. man arrested, accused in ricin letters

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    OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — The FBI has identified a Mississippi man suspected of mailing letters containing poisonous ricin as 45-year-old Paul Kevin Curtis. FBI Special Agent in Charge Daniel McMullen said Curtis was arrested Wednesday afternoon at his apartment in Corinth, near the Tennessee state line about 100 miles east of Memphis. Authorities still...

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    Severe weather in area forecast

    by  • April 17, 2013 • 0 Comments

      The Marion County Sheriff’s Department is reporting Kell Road Wednesday morning was flooded in areas and nearly impassable in others with logs large logs in the middle of the roadway. the Marion County Highway Department was notified. The problems on Kell Road could become wide spread, if the National Weather Service predictions for...

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