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Centralia City Council plans further crackdown on drug houses

Centralia City Council plans further crackdown on drug houses

The Centralia City Council Monday night will be asked to further crackdown on buildings used for drug trafficking. The ordinance would allow the Police Chief to declare a building used in the commission of a drug offense a public nuisance. That will allow the chief to secure the building and prohibit it from being occupied…Read More »

Centralia City Council to consider consulting agreement with retired City Manager Dan Ramey

Centralia City Council to consider consulting agreement with retired City Manager Dan Ramey

The Centralia City Council will consider a resolution at their Monday night meeting to enter into a consulting agreement with retired City Manager Dan Ramey and Tri-County Corporation and Services. Under the agreement, Ramey will provide services involving labor negotiations, special projects such as roads, ongoing work with the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency at the…Read More »

Hunters harvest more than 153,000 deer in just completed seasons, including 2,943 in Marion County

Hunters harvest more than 153,000 deer in just completed seasons, including 2,943 in Marion County

Illinois hunters harvested more than 153,000 deer during the various deer seasons. Marion County hunters harvested 2,943 deer. State Department of Natural Resources spokesperson Rachel Tobert says deer hunting wrapped up on January 18th bringing an end to the archery, youth and firearm hunting seasons for the winter. “Hunters in Illinois harvested a preliminary total…Read More »

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Class M State Semifinals Tonight At RLC

Class M State Semifinals Tonight At RLC

The first night of the SIJHSAA State girls semifinals held at Rend Lake College will be Monday night with the Class M Final Four. The day begins at 6pm tonight with Aviston and Trico followed by Christopher and Vienna at 7:15.  The winners will play in Friday’s championship at 7:30 and the loser will play…

Nashville Knocks Off Mater Dei In NIT Final…Saturday Scoreboard

Nashville Knocks Off Mater Dei In NIT Final…Saturday Scoreboard

Nashville’s Terry Pelczynski hits a go-ahead three-pointer with 54 seconds left as the Hornets slip past the Breese Mater Dei Knights 41-39 in Saturday’s championship game of the Nashville Invitational Tournament. The Knights knocked off Nashville 47-44 in the championship game of the Breese Mater Dei Christmas Tournament Dec. 30. Knights raced out to a…