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Salem Firemen battle dumpster fire

Salem Fire Protection District Firemen were called to Alpha Omega Construction at 20,442 West Main Street when a large dumpster full of roofing materials caught fire early Wednesday afternoon. The fire was hot enough to melt siding on a nearby garage, but firemen were able to keep the fire from spreading outside the dumpster. While…Read More »

Police Beat for Thursday, April 18th, 2019

A 34-year-old Centralia ma was arrested by Centralia Police for aggravated domestic battery and violation of an order of protection. Matthew McGuire of South Walnut remained in the Marion County Jail on Thursday. 20-year-old Courtney Rogozinski of Poplar Street in Centralia was arrested by Centralia Police on an outstanding Marion County failure to appear warrant…Read More »

Two Easter Egg Hunts planned in Centralia this weekend

Easter Egg hunts will be held on both Saturday and Sunday for Centralia area children. The Wamac Park will be the site of the traditional Sunday Easter Egg hunt. Those planning to participate are asked to arrive at noon to get a ticket. You must get your ticket before the egg hunt begins. After the…Read More »

Local Sports

SC Beats Ramsey, MD No Hits Central

SC Beats Ramsey, MD No Hits Central

The SC Lady Cougars knocked off Ramsey 8-4 to improve to 13-4 on the season.  Laney Webster and Sydnee Garrett each homered and drove in 2 each, Angelica Rivera and Lily Malone added RBI.  Garrett was the winning pitcher going the complete game allowing 10 hits and 1 earned run in striking out 8 and…

Salem Grad Sydney Geurin Leads Blue Angels Tennis Attack Into Post Season

Salem Grad Sydney Geurin Leads Blue Angels Tennis Attack Into Post Season

The Kaskaskia College Men’s and Women’s Tennis teams are nearing the completion of their seasons.  The women have completed the regular season and the men have one final match at Greenville University tomorrow at 8:00 pm.  The women currently sit at 4-5 and the men are 4-1.   Both teams schedules have been hampered by…

Roxana Beats Breese Central In Prep Soccer

Roxana Beats Breese Central In Prep Soccer

Four first half goals by Macie Lucas stand up as the Roxana Lady Shells down the Breese Central Lady Cougars 4-1 Wednesday. Lucas scored the game’s first goal five minutes into the contest on a breakaway. She added goals with 21:55, 9:32 and 7:04 left in the first half.     Lady Cougars only score…