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Two Teens Escape Car That Drives Into Raccoon Lake 

Two Teens Escape Car That Drives Into Raccoon Lake 

 Chris Langley of Langley Towing of Greenville works to pull a Ford Fusion from Raccoon Lake where it had been driven off the end of Country Club Road late Friday night.  Photo by Tim Ferguson.  The two occupants of a car were able to swim out when it ran off the end of Country Club…Read More »

Police Beat for Saturday, August 18th, 2018

Police Beat for Saturday, August 18th, 2018

A 34-year-old Centralia man has been arrested by Centralia Police for domestic battery and criminal damage to property. Timothy Paradee of Hickory Ridge is accused of striking his wife with a phone and damaging their apartment. 21-year-old Jarvis Brown of South Sycamore in Centralia was taken to the Marion County Jail for Wamac Police on…Read More »

Salem Home Receives Minor Damage in Kitchen Fire 

Salem Home Receives Minor Damage in Kitchen Fire 

A fire on a kitchen stove early Friday evening was extinguished with a fire extinguisher by a Salem Patrolman. Salem Fire Protection District personnel checked the Cheryl Green home at 518 West Schwartz to make sure the fire was completely out and then ejected smoke. The fire call came in at 5:18 Friday evening.Read More »

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Cardinals down Brewers 7-2, move into 2nd wild-card spot

Cardinals down Brewers 7-2, move into 2nd wild-card spot

ST. LOUIS (AP) – Marcell Ozuna homered and Miles Mikolas tossed six effective innings to push the St. Louis Cardinals into the second wild-card spot in the NL with a 7-2 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday night. St. Louis moved a half-game ahead of Milwaukee and within four of the first-place Chicago Cubs…

Keenum rebounds but Bears beat Broncos 24-23

Keenum rebounds but Bears beat Broncos 24-23

DENVER (AP) – Case Keenum moved the chains for the first time for the Broncos in a 24-23 exhibition loss to the Chicago Bears on Saturday night, and Chad Kelly threw another touchdown after leapfrogging Paxton Lynch on the depth chart. Lynch’s second straight poor performance opened the door for the Bears to come back…

Bobcats Head To Greenville Tournament, SC Stays Undefeated

Bobcats Head To Greenville Tournament, SC Stays Undefeated

 The Franklin Park Bobcats are in action today taking their 3-0 record to the Greenville Round Robin Tournament. South Central is still undefeated and have still not played a complete game as they pounded North Clay 13-0.  Kason Sullens doubled and drove in a run with Cole Johnston and Andrew Magnus driving in 2.  RBI…

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