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Centralia man injured in car-bicycle crash

A Centralia man was injured when his bike was struck by a car at 7th and Brookside early Monday afternoon. Centralia Police say Justin Shaw of South Brookside was struck by a van driven by Cora Dunahee of Olney. He was ticketed for improper lane usage for reportedly making an improper lane change that caused…Read More »

Kaskaskia College dedicates new Veterans Center

Kaskaskia College officials have dedicated the new Veterans Center just off the main Student Center on the main campus. College President George Evans called the dedication a good day for the college. “Its the least we could do to pay back all the sacrifices that you have made over all the years and I can…Read More »

Clay City woman injured in early Thursday morning crash in Flora

State Police say a 22-year-old Clay City woman was injured in a one vehicle crash early Thursday morning on U.S. 50 at Worthey Street in Flora. Illinois State Police say preliminary investigative details indicate Alexis Shock was traveling westbound when her vehicle traveled across the center lane marking, across the eastbound lane of traffic, and…Read More »

Vandalia woman sentenced to prison after testing positive for drugs

A 25-year-old Vandalia woman has been sentenced to four years in prison with recommendation for the impact incarceration program after admitting in Marion County Court to a petition to revoke her probation. Joeitta Mansker had her probation revoked after testing positive during a drug test to both methamphetamine and heroin. She had originally been placed…Read More »

Local Sports

If Weather Allows, Salem Will Host Central Today

If Weather Allows, Salem Will Host Central Today

Coming off another loss Tuesday to drop them to 4-16, the Salem Wildcats hope to return to action today in spite of the rain when they are supposed to host Breese Central at SCHS Field for a 4:30 first pitch. Also today in the South 7, Centralia heads to Althoff and Mt Vernon hosts Marion. …

Lady Cats Scheduled To Play At Home Thursday

Lady Cats Scheduled To Play At Home Thursday

The Salem Lady Cats are scheduled to play at home against Breese Central at Tully Park.  Salem is coming off a 4-2 win Tuesday over Carlyle to improve to 4-3 in the Cahokia.  Central is coming off their first league loss of the season losing to the last place Wesclin Lady Warriors. Also today in…