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Drug-related charges dismissed for Centralia man on plea agreement

Drug-related charges dismissed for Centralia man on plea agreement

MARION COUNTY — Numerous drug-related charges contained in multiple Marion County cases have been dismissed against a 24-year-old Centralia man per his plea agreement in federal court. Blake Storey pleaded guilty last week to a two-count indictment charging him in one count with conspiracy to possess with the intent to distribute and the distribution of…

Centralia City Fire responds to blaze at Plastiflex building

Centralia City Fire responds to blaze at Plastiflex building

CENTRALIA — Smoke from an early morning fire on Centralia’s northwest side blackened the sky and could be seen as far away as Irvington. Centralia City firefighters were responding just before 7 a.m. to a fire call at the former Teddy Bear Bar in the 700 block of Wilson when they noticed smoke coming from…

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Free Blood Pressure Checks- PINCKNEYVILLE

Don’t let high blood pressure damage your health. Get your blood pressure checked FREE every Tuesday morning from 8 am – 10 am in the lobby of Pinckneyville Community Hospital. 1 in 3 Americans have high blood pressure. Let Pinckneyville Community Hospital help you monitor yours! What is blood pressure? Blood pressure is how hard…

Knights of Columbus Weekly Events- DuBois

      The Knights of Columbus in DuBois Weekly Event Schedule: Sunday: BINGO 7-9p Doors open at 5p Food & Drinks Available Monday: Lounge Open at 5p Tuesday: Queen of Hearts Drawing 7:30p Wednesday: CLOSED Thursday: Lounge open at 3p Friday: Lounge open at 3p Food Served 5-8p Saturday: Private & Non Private Events…

Jefferson County and Mt. Vernon Bicentennial (1819-2019) Photo Contest

Jefferson County and Mt. Vernon Bicentennial (1819-2019) Photo Contest Theme: “Celebrating the History and Beauty of our Community” 1. Who is eligible to enter the contest: Professionals and Amateurs of all ages. Participants do not have to be from Jefferson County. Members of the JCHS Bicentennial Committee are not eligible to enter. There is no…

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