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Centralia Man Likely to Face Federal Charges in Connection With $750k Drug Bust

Centralia Man Likely to Face Federal Charges in Connection With $750k Drug Bust

CENTRALIA — A 31-year-old Centralia man is likely facing federal charges following his arrest last week in connection with nearly $750,000 worth of drugs and cash seized by the Centralia Police Department. Carlos Scott is currently facing a Class X felony charge in Marion County Court of distributing methamphetamine and his bail has been set…

CENTRALIA MAN ARRESTED FOR THE TRAFFICKING OF FENTANYL

CENTRALIA MAN ARRESTED FOR THE TRAFFICKING OF FENTANYL

CENTRALIA, IL — A 30-year-old Centralia man has been arrested in connection with a covert investigation by Centralia police into the street trafficking of drugs in the area. According to Centralia Police Chief Greg Dodson, Donald R. Hemmings was taken into custody Monday in connection with complaints received by the CPD, along with information developed into drug…

Night’s Shield Shelter to Host Open House for new Family Advocacy Center

Night’s Shield Shelter to Host Open House for new Family Advocacy Center

WEST FRANKFORT, IL — The Night’s Shield Children’s Shelter in West Frankfort invites you to an open house for its new Family Advocacy Center Thursday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the shelter located at 301 E. Garland St. in West Frankfort. Lindsay Schroeder (Shray-der), family and youth services program director at The Night’s Shield, says…

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Covid-19 Information

Practice social distancing by putting space between yourself and others. Continue to practice healthy habits to help slow the spread of #COVID19. . • Wash your hands for at least 20 seconds • Clean and then disinfect frequently used surfaces • Stay home if you’re sick • Avoid touching your face Learn more about staying safe…

Local Blood Drives

The American Red Cross has an urgent need for blood donations as hospitals resume non-urgent and elective procedures, increasing the demand for blood products. Blood donors are urgently needed to make donation appointments to prevent another shortage like the one that occurred at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in March.  Tue, July 7: Rolland…

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POSTPONED – The Black Crowes @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre

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