• Orphans win consecutive title for best mascot

    by  • April 25, 2014 • 0 Comments

    Congratulations to the Centralia Orphans for once again being named best high school mascot in the United States. The Orphans are the first high school team to win back-to-back titles in a USA Today competition, pulling in a consecutive win for best high school mascot in the country. Orphan fans racked up 210,621 votes...

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    Okawville PD investigating Easter morning incident

    by  • April 24, 2014 • 0 Comments

    According to Okawville Police Chief Steve Milken, two individuals suffered head injuries in an early Sunday morning incident at a residence in the Washington Springs Mobile Home Park. Additional details will be released later, but at this time Milken confirms the two individuals suffered the head injuries around 2 a.m. Sunday and were airlifted...

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    SAFB airman pleads guilty in pipe bomb plot

    by  • April 23, 2014 • 0 Comments

    A 21-year-old who was a senior airman at Scott Air Force Base pleaded guilty Wednesday to possessing pipe bombs in a brief case, shotgun shells, and a bag full of razors, screws, shrapnel and propane cylinders. In October, a witness told authorities that Justin Vangilder had several pipe bombs in his Shiloh home. Vangilder...

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