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Vacant Centralia modular home damaged in Easter morning fire 

Vacant Centralia modular home damaged in Easter morning fire 

Smoke pours from a vacant modular home at 1440 South Elm that received heavy fire damage to the living room and smoke and water damage throughout.  Photo by Tim Ferguson.   Centralia city firefighters say a fire that damaged a vacant modular home at 1440 South Elm is suspicious in nature and some evidence was…Read More »

Demand grows for marijuana cultivation courses in Illinois

Demand grows for marijuana cultivation courses in Illinois

CHICAGO (AP) — More colleges are beginning to offer classes in growing and handling marijuana as demand for such skills from growers and dispensaries increases. Colleges and universities in Illinois are noticing the benefits of preparing students for the industry but that there are restrictions on how fast the schools can offer new programming, the…Read More »

Police Beat for Sunday, April 21st, 2019

Police Beat for Sunday, April 21st, 2019

A 21-year-old Louisville man has been arrested by Marion County Sheriff’s Deputies for criminal trespass to a resident and driving on a suspended license.  Tharin Harris of Kinmundy Road was stopped in a vehicle after reportedly trying to gain entry to a home and vehicle on the Summertime Road south of Salem.    He remains in…Read More »

Texico woman pleads guilty to residential burglary    

Texico woman pleads guilty to residential burglary    

A 22-year-old Texico woman has pleaded guilty in Marion County Court to a residential burglary. Mallory Seals of Garfield Road was sentenced to three years probation, ordered to make $2,000 restitution, given credit for 86 days served in jail, complete any counseling required by probation, and have no contact with the victim or any of…Read More »

Three enter guilty pleas in Marion County Court   

Three enter guilty pleas in Marion County Court   

Three people have entered guilty pleas to pending charges in Marion County Court. 37-year-old Jeffrey Foltz of West Missouri Avenue in Sandoval was placed on two years probation, ordered to undergo drug and alcohol evaluation, Men’s Challenging Violence, and pay court costs after pleading guilty to violation of an order of protection. He was also…Read More »

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Martin Improves To 8-0 For QU

Martin Improves To 8-0 For QU

Salem grad and Quincy University lefty Riley Martin improved to 8-0 with a win over Bellarmine yesterday 5-2.  Martin worked 7 innings allowing 5 hits and no runs with 7 strikeouts.  On the year, Martin has tossed 62.2 innings and allowed 53 hits, 16 earned runs and has 58 strikeouts to only 28 walks with…

Travel Schedule For Saturday

Travel Schedule For Saturday

On the travel schedule for this weekend. The Salem 13u are in action today at Nashville for a doubleheader starting at 11. The Salem 12u is at Farina for a 1pm game against SC. The Salem 8u is in Marion this morning starting at 11.

Rainy Friday Puts Sports Schedule In Jeopardy

Rainy Friday Puts Sports Schedule In Jeopardy

Another rainy day on tap today with the area sports schedule iffy heading into today.  We will update the FYI section at WJBDradio.com throughout the day with any cancellations. The Salem Wildcats added a game to their baseball schedule as they are scheduled now to host the Odin Eagles to SCHS Field at 4:30.  Salem…

 
 
 
 

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