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Centralia Salvation Army to close

Centralia Salvation Army to close

CENTRALIA, IL — Centralia’s Salvation Army Thrift Store will be shuttering its doors next month. Rising operational costs have reportedly forced the thrift shop to close its doors on September 14th. The store is having a clearance sale with all items marked 50 percent off until then. However, the Food Pantry and Social Services office will remain…

Three Hurt in Head-On Crash North of Bluford Wednesday Morning

Three Hurt in Head-On Crash North of Bluford Wednesday Morning

JEFFERSON COUNTY — One person was airlifted to a St. Louis hospital and two others were taken to area hospitals after a head on crash Wednesday morning on Route 15 north of Bluford. Jefferson County Sheriff Jeff Bullard says a gold Chevy sedan crossed over the center lane on Route 15 near Paul Lane and…

Salem Mayor resigning September 3rd for move to City Manager

Salem Mayor resigning September 3rd for move to City Manager

SALEM, IL — Salem Mayor Rex Barbee will be resigning September 3rd so he can take over as City Manager, replacing current and outgoing Manager Bill Gruen. Barbee’s departure will leave open the mayor’s seat, which will be temporarily filled by City Council member Sue Morgan. Morgan will hold the pro tem position for 60…

Community Events

Local Blood Drives

  Wed, Aug 21: Salem Community Center, 416 Oglesby, 12:00 – 6:00 pm Thu, Aug 22: Donoho Prairie Christian Church, 7405 Exchange Road, Texico, 3:00 – 7:00 pm Thu, Aug 22: Kell Fire Department, 201 3rd St, 2:00 – 6:00 pm Fri, Aug 23: St Marys School, 424 East Broadway, Centralia, 2:00 – 7:00 pm…

Thursday Night Live!

• Thursdays between Memorial Day and Labor Day – Cedarhurst stays open late until 8 pm every Thursday between Memorial Day and Labor Day. The museum converts the back patio and lawn into a third space, giving the community members a place to gather, network, and enjoy the beautiful southern Illinois summer and scenery. Thursday…

Concert Calendar

KISS  … End of the Road World Tour

KISS … End of the Road World Tour

Sunday, September 1, 2019 ON SALE • PRICE • $39.50 – $1,000 Tickets available at Ticketmaster Retail Outlets or at ticketmaster.com | 800‐745‐3000 All dates, acts, and ticket prices are subject to change without notice. Tickets may be subject to fees

ZZ Top 50th Anniversary Tour

ZZ Top 50th Anniversary Tour

Friday, September 6, 2019 @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre with special guest Cheap Trick ON SALE •  ON SALE • $25.00, $35.00, $65.00, $95.00, $135.00 Tickets available at Ticketmaster Retail Outlets or at ticketmaster.com | 800‐745‐3000 All dates, acts, and ticket prices are subject to change without notice. Tickets may be subject to fees

Sebastian Bach 30th Anniversary Tour @ Delmar Hall

Sebastian Bach 30th Anniversary Tour @ Delmar Hall

Thursday, September 19, 2019 Performing the first record ’SKID ROW’ in it’s entirety ON SALE •  PRICE • GA $30 ADV | $35 DOS AGES • All Ages | $2 Minor Surcharge at Door TIME • Doors 7pm | Show 8pm Tickets available at Suite 100 at The Pageant & Ticketmaster.com

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