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Police Beat for Monday, November 19th, 2018

Police Beat for Monday, November 19th, 2018

A 26-year-old Salem man has been arrested for violation of the sex offender registration law.  Salem Police took Russell Wimberly into custody after he failed to report his location after earlier telling police he was homeless. 22-year-old Lindell Troupe of Walnut Street in Centralia was arrested by Centralia Police for aggravated domestic battery.  He’s accused…Read More »

Thanksgiving Baskets Assembled for the Less Fortunate in Centralia

Thanksgiving Baskets Assembled for the Less Fortunate in Centralia

Pictured in photo:  Front row (left to right) Randy Schnake, Ann Toedte, Patti Hahn and Sandy Bueglin.  Second Row:  Bill Luebben, Angie Schnake, and Debbie Mitchell.  3rd row:  Ron Donoho, Lee Christensen, Sandy Meacum, Carl Meacum, Gay Toedke, Janet Gray, Sally Tiemann, and Henry Bueglin.  4th Row:  Dave Koelling, Tony Korzenewski, Sue Koeling, and Bob…Read More »

Scouts Collect About 5,000 Items of Food for Salem Food Pantry

Scouts Collect About 5,000 Items of Food for Salem Food Pantry

Salem Ministerial Alliance Food Pantry Manager Barb Henderson (back center) works with other volunteers to separate canned goods brought in by the Boy Scouts on Saturday.  Photo by Bruce Kropp.   “Everything’s looking pretty good right now.” That’s Salem Ministerial Alliance Food Pantry Manager Barb Henderson as she sat surrounded by 5,000 cans of food…Read More »

Judge Ericka Sanders Appointed to Supreme Court Committee on Juvenile Courts

Judge Ericka Sanders Appointed to Supreme Court Committee on Juvenile Courts

The Chief Justice of the Illinois Supreme Court Lloyd Karmeier has appointed Fourth Judicial Circuit Associate Judge Ericka Sanders to the Supreme Court Committee on Juvenile Courts. The Supreme Court Committee on Juvenile Courts is tasked with reviewing and making recommendations on matters affecting juvenile law and juvenile courts, including child protection and delinquency systems.…Read More »

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Jones 19 Off The Bench Lead Orphans To Season Opening Win

Jones 19 Off The Bench Lead Orphans To Season Opening Win

Keshaun Jones scored 19 points off the bench and grabbed 9 rebounds as Centralia opened up their season with a 67-29 win over Cleveland Naval ROTC of St Louis in the Orphans Thanksgiving Tournament.  Crue Walker had 10 rebounds to go with 9 points while guards Bryan Meskil and Preston Johannes added 9 and 8…

Girls Basketball Scores From 11-19-18

Girls Basketball Scores From 11-19-18

In prep girls basketball last night, Christ Our Rock got 26 points from Macie Peltes and 19 from Kamryn Pieron in their 76-49 win over North Clay.  Macie Martin added 11. The SC Lady Cougars are 1-1 after a 37-15 win over Mulberry Grove.  SC used a 13-0 second quarter to pull away.   Laney Webster…

Quandt Named All South 1st Team Cross Country

Quandt Named All South 1st Team Cross Country

Salem senior Maddie Quandt was named to the Class 2a Girls All South Cross Country team.  Joining her on the First Team was Summer Chelf of Mt Vernon, Cheyenne Finley of Centralia, Cameron Hough of Olney, Madeline Prideaux and Anna Schurz of Carbondale and Marin’s Mari Ray. On the 2nd team was Centralia’s Gracee Kelly,…

 
 
 
 

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