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Walgreens to hike minimum age for store tobacco sales

Walgreens to hike minimum age for store tobacco sales

By The Associated Press Walgreens has decided to raise its minimum age for tobacco sales several weeks after a top federal official chastised the drugstore chain for violating laws restricting access to cigarettes and other tobacco products. Deerfield, Illinois-based Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. said Tuesday that it will require customers to be at least 21…Read More »

Kaskaskia College Board acts on personnel issues and honors boys basketball team

Kaskaskia College Board acts on personnel issues and honors boys basketball team

The Kaskaskia College Board Monday night approved a number of personnel moves. They include establishing a full-time faculty positions for the College’s new Health Information Technology Degree and Resident/Commercial Electrical Technician Programs. Both programs will begin in the fall. The Health Information Technology Program prepares students to organize health information data for hospitals, clinics, doctor’s…Read More »

Kaskaskia College Board seats new student trustee

Kaskaskia College Board seats new student trustee

The Kaskaskia College Board has seated Justin Huff of Mt. Vernon as student trustee for the coming school year. The board thanked outgoing student trustee Alisse Koisher of Highland for her service. The board also formally accepted the resignation of longtime Trustee Dr. Dee Boswell of Centralia. He has served on the board since 2011…Read More »

Centralia Rotary Club raises money to light first field at Rotary Park

Centralia Rotary Club raises money to light first field at Rotary Park

(Picture caption: City Manager Dan Ramey, Gary Klingele with Innovative Facilities Solutions, Tom Walsh, Bob Kelsheimer, Ralph Caudill, Patty Hinton, Bryce Foltz, Brian Britton, Becky Ault, Jay Luse, Tina Suarez, Chris Lyons, Tom Kasten, Jack Mays, Crystal Lyons, Sonya Germann, George Hinton, Deb Elling and Russ Goodiel gather to celebrate reaching the $200,000 goal to light…Read More »

SCHS Board makes Handbook changes

The SCHS Board made several changes to the student handbook including a new grading scale and new parking permit rules with the new parking lot. Superintendent Brad Detering explains. “Several of the changes the recommended was looking at a new grading scale changing to the more standard 90,80,70,60 model taking a look at not necessarily…Read More »

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Centralia Rotary Club raises money to light first field at Rotary Park

Centralia Rotary Club raises money to light first field at Rotary Park

(Picture caption: City Manager Dan Ramey, Gary Klingele with Innovative Facilities Solutions, Tom Walsh, Bob Kelsheimer, Ralph Caudill, Patty Hinton, Bryce Foltz, Brian Britton, Becky Ault, Jay Luse, Tina Suarez, Chris Lyons, Tom Kasten, Jack Mays, Crystal Lyons, Sonya Germann, George Hinton, Deb Elling and Russ Goodiel gather to celebrate reaching the $200,000 goal to light…

Centralia honors retiring fire captain, swears in new firefighter

Centralia honors retiring fire captain, swears in new firefighter

The city of Centralia said farewell to a longtime fireman, promoted two other firemen, and swore in a new firefighter on Monday. Captain Michael Calabrese is retiring after nearly 29 years of service. Mayor Tom Ashby commended Calabrese for his commitment in filling extra shifts and being a role model and trainer to younger firefighters.…

 
 
 
 

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