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Thanksgiving Baskets Assembled

Thanksgiving Baskets Assembled

The Centralia Elks and Lady of the Elks met on Saturday November 17th to assemble 50 Thanksgiving Baskets.  The baskets were then distributed to residents in our community.   The Central City Lioness made a cash donation to provide toiletries to also be distributed to those receiving the baskets.   The perfect example of Service Groups working…Read More »

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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IHSA Football State Title Games Set

IHSA Football State Title Games Set

The State Finals are set in football after semifinals this weekend.  In 1a Camp Point beat Argenta 35-22, Forreston over Lena in overtime 34-28.  In 2a, maroa over St Teresa 16-14 and Gibson City beat Lanark 14-7.  In 3a, Byron shutout Herscher 42-0, Monticello eliminated Carlinville 40-14.  In 4a, Elmhurst IC Catholic over Richmond 28-9…

Lady Cats Strong Start Not Enough, Fall To Lady Shoes

Lady Cats Strong Start Not Enough, Fall To Lady Shoes

The Salem Lady Cats finished the first week at the 18th Salem Thanksgiving Tournament 0-3 falling to TTown Saturday afternoon 56-27.  Salem started strong and led for a lot of the opening quarter and trailed just 12-10 after the first.  But TTown made a push in the half’s final minute and expanded it to 30-14…

Boys Basketball Tips Off Tonight

Boys Basketball Tips Off Tonight

The Centralia Orphans Thanksgiving Tournament tips off tonight at Trout Arena.  At 6:15 it will be DeSmet and Belleville East followed at 7:45 by Centralia and the Cleveland ROTC. The Pyramid Plus Tournament opens up in Herrin with Mt Vernon and Meridian at 7pm. At Mulberry Grove, Patoka takes on South Central at 6:45. At…

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