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Police Beat for Saturday, January 16th, 2021

Police Beat for Saturday, January 16th, 2021

A 23-year-old Centralia man has been arrested by Centralia Police for possession of ammunition by a felon and possession of ammunition without a FOID card.  Dangelo Fleener of East Rasback Street was initially detained following a traffic stop on an outstanding Clinton County failure to appear traffic warrant.  The ammunition was later allegedly found in…Read More »

Southern Illinois Region gets to lift some COVID-19 mitigations 

Southern Illinois Region gets to lift some COVID-19 mitigations 

The Southern Illinois Region that includes Marion, Jefferson, and Wayne Counties and two others in North-Central and Northern Illinois are now able to lift a few COVID-19 mitigations, but no indoor seating for bars and restaurants is allowed yet. Governor JB Pritzker announced the move from Tier Three mitigations, the strictest COVID rules, to Tier…Read More »

Centralia High School students select May Fete Court; how the event will proceed uncertain  

Centralia High School students select May Fete Court; how the event will proceed uncertain  

Centralia May Fete Court (left to right from top to bottom): Cameron Tomlianovich and John Veller Freshman Escorts; Brock Milburn and Easton True Junior Escorts; Eli Barrow (Blake Lammers not pictured) Senior Escorts; Meredith May and Gracey Wooldrige Freshman Attendants; Raelyn Dearing and Jayla True Sophomore Attendants; Emily Bain and Hannah Tomlianovich Junior Attendants; Olivia…Read More »

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MLB Wrap-up:  Cardinals, Flaherty still without deal, swap arb figures

MLB Wrap-up: Cardinals, Flaherty still without deal, swap arb figures

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals and ace Jack Flaherty have not agreed to terms on a 2021 contract and they have swapped figures for salary arbitration. The 25-year-old Flaherty has asked for $3.9 million and the team is offering $3 million. The sides can come to an agreement until an arbitrator hears…

Trice’s big second half sends No. 9 Wisconsin past Rutgers

Trice’s big second half sends No. 9 Wisconsin past Rutgers

UNDATED (AP) — D’Mitrik Trice had 13 points and five assists and turned in a strong second half to lead No. 9 Wisconsin past Rutgers 60-54. Trice scored eight points and assisted on another basket in a 12-0 run that gave Wisconsin a 54-44 lead with 4:19 to go. The game was a classic Big…

NHL Wrap-up:   Landeskog scores 200th goal, Avalanche rout Blues 8-0

NHL Wrap-up: Landeskog scores 200th goal, Avalanche rout Blues 8-0

DENVER (AP) — Gabriel Landeskog scored two goals to reach 200 for his career, helping the Colorado Avalanche rebound from an opening-night loss with an 8-0 rout of the St. Louis Blues. Nathan MacKinnon had a goal and two assists, Mikko Rantanen scored the 100th goal of his career and added an assist, and Nazem…