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Eight arrested following drug bust at home in rural Centralia    

Eight arrested following drug bust at home in rural Centralia    

Home in 3300 block of Richview Road in rural Centralia that was the scene of Friday night drug bust.   Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department photo.   The Mt. Vernon Police Department/Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit with assistance from the Southern Illinois Drug Task Force has arrested eight people on drug charges in connection with a…Read More »

Centralia City Council approves new Liquor License

Centralia City Council approves new Liquor License

The Centralia City Council has approved its eighth Class E liquor license for a restaurant in the Jolliff Bridge Road strip mall. City Manager Lowell Crow says the request is being made by Yamatos, which is not interested in gaming. “They have been in operation 6 months and he wants to add liquor, beer and…Read More »

Kaskaskia College officials review annual Student Satisfaction Survey Results

Kaskaskia College officials review annual Student Satisfaction Survey Results

Kaskaskia College President George Evans wants to correct some slippage in student satisfaction scores which he says appears to be the result of COVID- 19. However, overall students appear extremely happy. Academic Center for Excellence Director Laura Vahlkamp presented the annual report. Nearly 97-percent of the 410 students who responded said they would recommend Kaskaskia…Read More »

Traffic stops result in two being arrested for possession of meth with intent to deliver

Traffic stops result in two being arrested for possession of meth with intent to deliver

Traffic stops in Salem and Centralia have resulted in felony drug arrests for possession and possession with intent to deliver methamphetamine. Salem Police arrested 21-year-old Donald Fairchild of West Warmoth Street in Salem following a Monday afternoon investigative traffic stop on North Broadway near Bryan Memorial Park. Police report Fairchild allegedly had what field-tested as…Read More »

Local Sports

Blue Devils Host Missouri Baptist  Tonight On WJBD

Blue Devils Host Missouri Baptist  Tonight On WJBD

The KC Blue Devils try to move to 3-0 tonight when they host Missouri Baptist starting at 7pm.  I’ll have the play by play on 100.1 FM, WJBDradio.com and on the colleges Facebook page.  KC routed Missouri Baptist in their season opener last week.  After tonight, the Devils will prepare to open the GRAC on…

Selmaville & Franklin Park With Basketball Tryouts Today

Selmaville will start tonight with tryouts from 5:30-7.  Players and coaches are required to wear a mask.  It is suggested that each player bring 2 masks should the first one get sweaty.  The first practice will be tomorrow from 5:30-7 and more will be shared with regards to the season at that time.  Any questions…