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FBI probing suspect’s claim that scholar was 1 of 13 victims

FBI probing suspect’s claim that scholar was 1 of 13 victims

PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — The FBI is investigating the claim by a former University of Illinois doctoral student that the visiting scholar from China he’s charged with killing was his 13th victim, even though no evidence has been found to indicate whether he was telling the truth, an FBI agent testified Monday. “We are continuing…Read More »

Marion County Fair Talent Show needs more entries  

Marion County Fair Talent Show needs more entries  

The Marion County Fair Talent Show is in need of more entries, so the entry deadline has been extended until July first. The show will be held at the Marion County Fair Grandstand at seven Thursday night, August 1st. There are two age divisions.  The Junior Division is for those 14 and younger.  The Senior…Read More »

Grandstand Acts announced for the 2019 DuQuion State Fair

Grandstand Acts announced for the 2019 DuQuion State Fair

Du Quoin, IL – Just released the 2019 Du Quoin State Fair Grandstand lineup. This year’s lineup features several big country artists. Classic country artist Wynonna Judd and the Big Noise, while Shenandoah with Restless Heart and Confederate Railroad are secured as headliners. Nashville based band LANCO with a band yet to be announced artist and…Read More »

Police Beat for Monday, June 17th, 2019

Police Beat for Monday, June 17th, 2019

A 42-year-old Centralia man is being held in the Marion County Jail for violation of an order of protection. Jason Steinmeyer of West McCord was arrested by Centralia Police on Saturday. Two people remain in the Marion County Jail following Sunday arrests on outstanding warrants. 41-year-old Toby Gibson of Richmond Heights Mobile Home Park in…Read More »

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Fuzion 10u Win USSA State Title

Fuzion 10u Win USSA State Title

Fuzion 08 10u competed in USSSA Central State in Mattoon, IL over the weekend and finished pool play defeating Storm 08 3-1 and Rowdie Katz 8-1 on Friday Night. Bracket resumed on Sunday after rain cancelled Saturday out and they continued strong with wins over Midstate Blaze 3-2 & Villa Grove Elite 7-1 finding their…

 
 

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