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Salem City Council Begins Budget Discussion  

Salem City Council Begins Budget Discussion  

The Salem City Council reviewed the general fund budget Monday night. City Manager Bill Gruen says the $5.7-million budget is balanced and includes money for the city’s share of the two new school resource officers and the lease purchase of four new squad cars. Police Chief Sean Reynolds would like to keep two of the…Read More »

Kentucky man killed in I-64 crash in Jefferson County  

Kentucky man killed in I-64 crash in Jefferson County  

A 30-year-old Kentucky man was killed in a car-semi crash on I-64 in Jefferson County early Tuesday morning. State Police say the driver of the semi, Thakur Kafley of Louisville, Kentucky, veered off the road and sideswiped a disabled car on the shoulder of the road.  The truck continued off the road until it hit…Read More »

Bond set at $50,000 for Centralia woman charged with stabbing

Bond set at $50,000 for Centralia woman charged with stabbing

Bond has been set at $50,000 for a 39-year-old Centralia woman formally charged in Marion County Court on Monday with aggravated battery following a late Saturday morning stabbing. The judge also ordered a fitness hearing for Scenica Wilson at the request of her public defender who was appointed to the case on Monday.  Dr. Cuneo…Read More »

Two face new felony charges in Marion County Court  

Two face new felony charges in Marion County Court  

A 28-year-old Centralia woman has been charged in Marion County Court with under five grams of methamphetamine.   Bond for Heather Crabtree of Sherwood Drive was set at $5,000.  The public defender was appointed to represent her.   If released on bond, Crabtree was ordered to abstain from drugs with random testing. A 38-year-old Centralia woman has…Read More »

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KC Earns First Win In Split With SWIC

KC Earns First Win In Split With SWIC

Kaskaskia College Blue Angels softball team picked up their first win of the season Tuesday as they split a Great Rivers Athletic Conference doubleheader at Southwestern Illinois College in Belleville. KC rallied for a 5-4 victory in game one. Blue Storm took a 4-0 lead in the first inning, but KC tied it with a…

Lets Meet KC’s Round 2 Opponent…..Coffeyville, Kansas

Lets Meet KC’s Round 2 Opponent…..Coffeyville, Kansas

Coffeyville started the pre-season ranked No. 4 and ended at No. 3, beating five NJCAA Top 25 teams along the way. Winning 29 of 32 games — they lost at the buzzer to Northeastern Oklahoma A&M (58-55), which is also in the Tournament.  To the Kansas Jayhawk West/Region 6 champion Seward Saints (69-65) and on…

Webster’s Big Day Leads SC Over Webber

The SC Lady Cougars improved to 2-0 on the early softball season with their 18-5 win over Webber.  Laney Webster finished with a double, triple, homer while driving in 4 runs and scoring 4 times.  Lily Malone drove in 3, Jordan Geiler had 2 RBI with RBI also coming from Sydnee Garrett, Katie Shumate, Kaley…

 
 
 
 

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