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Former Columbia mayor accused of lying about insurance commission payments

Former Columbia mayor accused of lying about insurance commission payments

COLUMBIA, IL — A former mayor in Southern Illinois is accused of lying to investigators over insurance commission payments. A grand jury indicted Tim Lowry to one count of giving false statements to the Southern Illinois Corruption Task Force. in April 2019. It stems from business handlings with the former mayor of Columbia Kevin Hutchinson. According…

More details released on Carlyle Bar incident connected to biker gang feud

More details released on Carlyle Bar incident connected to biker gang feud

CARLYLE, IL — The Clinton County State’s Attorney’s Office has released details into a violent incident earlier this week outside Tipsy’s in Carlyle. According to State’s Attorney JD Brandmdyer, 35-year-old Michael Allen Burton, and 29-year-old Bryson Lee Williams were arrested  Monday and have each been charged with Class X felony armed robbery, Class 2 felony robbery, Class…

Centralia man charged with felony meth offenses

CENTRALIA, IL — A 50-year-old Centralia man was formally charged this morning in Marion County Court with felony meth-related offenses. Jackie T. Scanlon was arrested early Thursday morning when Centralia police stopped him on West Broadway for a reported traffic offense. During a search of vehicle Scanlon was a passenger in, officers reportedly located approximately 40 grams of meth…

Community Events

Local Blood Drives

           For more information and to find a blood drive near you visit redcrossblood.org  Mon, July 26: Free Will Baptist Church, 3rd and Elm Street, Ina, 2:00 – 6:00 pm Tue, July 27: First Baptist Church, 209 North Maple, Christopher, 2:00 – 6:00 pm Wed, July 28: First Baptist Church, 301 North…

Thursday Night Live!

Now thru September 2 – Cedarhurst stays open late until 8 pm every Thursday.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 Night Live is a no-pressure way to engage first time visitors…

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The Black Crowes @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre

The Black Crowes @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre

RESCHEDULED: July 31, 2021 @ 8:00 pm @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre Reunited and playing $hake Your Money Maker in ITS ENTIRETY + ALL THE HITS ON SALE • $29.00, $55.00, $79.00, $99.00, $129.00, $149.00 + 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…

Blackberry Smoke & The Allman Betts Band

Blackberry Smoke & The Allman Betts Band

Tuesday, August 3rd Blackberry Smoke with special guests The Allman Betts Band – Spirit of the South Tour at Saint Louis Music Park on Tuesday, August 3rd Click here for tickets

Foo Fighters @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre St. Louis

Foo Fighters @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre St. Louis

Tuesday, August 3, 2021 at 7:30 PM PRE-SALE • Thursday, June 3rd @ 10am – 10pm | Password = ENCORE ON SALE • Friday, June 4th @ 10am Click HERE to purchase tickets Parking is included in the ticket price, just drive and park! Premier Parking is also available. Act today – You’ll be able to arrive…

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