• Shippers catching up on delayed packages

    by  • December 26, 2013 • 0 Comments

    Didn’t get that package you were expecting to arrive in time for Christmas? UPS and FedEx say they’re working on it. Delivery delays are being blamed on poor weather earlier this week and a high volume of holiday shipments. UPS did not make pickups or deliveries Wednesday, but says it’s brought in extra workers...

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    Amber Alert ends in murder/suicide

    by  • December 26, 2013 • 0 Comments

    In a sad turn of events, an Amber Alert we shared earlier this week has turned into a murder/suicide investigation for Jefferson City, Mo. authorities. The Amber Alert for 6-year-old Markell Beasley was cancelled after the boy and his alleged abductor, 40-year-old Demetrius Beasley were reportedly found dead Tuesday evening. The bodies of a...

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    Shooting reported in Centralia

    by  • December 23, 2013 • 0 Comments

    Centralia police are investigating a report of multiple shots fired Monday night near the 300 block of North Maple Street. While the investigation is ongoing, police were not at liberty to release information regarding the incident that took place around 5:30 p.m. However, information we’ve received indicates a woman was meeting her ex-boyfriend when...

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    Obit: Rev. Loyce Edward Howle

    by  • December 23, 2013 • 0 Comments

    CENTRALIA — Rev. Loyce Edward Howle, 82, of Centralia, went to be with his Lord at 12:56 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013, at St. Mary’s Good Samaritan Hospital in Centralia. He was born April 11, 1931 in Poplarville, Mo., the son of Loyce E. and Mary Caroline (Fly) Howle. He married Elsie Marie Russell...

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    Death notice: Mary Ellen Bedard

    by  • December 23, 2013 • 0 Comments

    BREESE — Mary Ellen Bedard, nee Lager, 82, of Breese, died Monday, Dec. 23, 2013, at Countryside Manor in Aviston. Memorial Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, Dec. 30, at St. Dominic Catholic Church in Breese, with Fr. Patrick Peter officiating. Interment will follow in St. Dominic/St. Augustine Cemetery in Breese. Visitation...

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