Today the gas price is close to $3.29 in Beckemeyer as of 2023-12-05. Find the available station near you.GasTracker In Illinois1 DAY AGO
Girl shot with Orbeez pellets while walking on Highland sidewalk as part of TikTok challengeMadison County Record1 DAY AGO
Federal indictment for Illinois woman over threats in online chatroomsThe Bullet PointNewsBreak Contributor
Big Shoe Store in Illinois Closing – Great Sale Happening!Anthony's CornerNewsBreak Contributor
Illinois Store of Renowned Shoe Brand Set to Close – Big Closing Sale Starts!Ash JurbergNewsBreak Contributor
AARP Smart Driver Course on 11/27 & 11/28Adrian HolmanNewsBreak Contributor
Fatal fentanyl overdose in Fairview Heights results in drug charge for Collinsville womanThe Bullet PointNewsBreak Contributor
Centralia man draws two year prison term on probation violation
A 57-year-old Centralia man has been sentenced to two years in prison after his probation was revoked on a conviction for felony criminal trespass to a residence. Robbie Dabney of Howard Street will serve the time concurrently with other felony convictions in Jefferson and Washington Counties. He’ll have to complete six months of mandatory supervised release when getting out of prison.
Today the gas price is close to $3.29 in Beckemeyer as of 2023-12-05. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Tuesday is $3.229, a week ago the price is $3.246 , according to AAA.
One person injured in three vehicle crash in front of Bryan Manor
One person was injured Monday morning in a three vehicle rear-end collision on Illinois Route 161 in front of Bryan Manor in Centralia. Centralia Police say a pickup truck driven by 21-year-old Jacob Little of East 2nd Street in Centralia was eastbound when he failed to slow for traffic stopped in front of him. He first hit the rear of a pickup truck driven by 67-year-old Cheryl Schollenderger of Ashley, pushing it into a car driven by 28-year-old Destini Cooper of Rantoul that was waiting to make a left turn into Bryan Manor.
Lampe and Winkler lead late Mater Dei rally to beat Highland
Lampe had a big night with a game high 23 points.
Furnace repairman has apparent heart attack when fire breaks out in furnace
Centralia City Firemen say a furnace repairman apparently suffered a heart attack after something went wrong with repairs and the furnace caught fire. The fireman was outside the Carl Heinrichsmeyer home in the 300 block of Leafland Drive when firefighters arrived on the scene. They provided CPR and shocked the man twice before he regained consciousness. He was reportedly talking to Lifestar Ambulance crews by the time he was taken to SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital. The man was later transferred to Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon and at least report he was still doing well.
Girl shot with Orbeez pellets while walking on Highland sidewalk as part of TikTok challenge
A girl claims she suffered serious eye injuries when a car full of minor boys shot her with Orbeez pellets using an airsoft gun as part of a TikTok challenge. Minor Adrianna Perez, by her mother Berta Perez, filed the complaint on Nov. 27 in the Madison County Circuit Court against and Damian Feeny, Janetta Feeny, Kyle Pacatte, Jessica Pacatte, Steven Duft, Jessica Duft, Ricky Buhmann, Tabitha Buhmann, and minors Lucas Feeny, Chase Pacatte, Dylan Duft, and Gavin Buhmann.
IDOT announces Okawville street to be closed for utility work
OKAWVILLE, Ill. — The Illinois Department of Transportation announced Wednesday that utility work by Okawville Sanitary on Illinois 160 at Spruce Street south of the junction of Illinois 160 and Illinois 177 will require a full closure for one-week beginning, weather permitting, Monday, Dec. 11. A posted detour will...
Nashville woman facing 14 felony counts of threat to injure
A 47-year-old Nashville woman is facing 14 felony counts of interstate communication of a threat to injure and the crime is punishable by up to five years’ imprisonment per count, according to a press release from the United States Attorney’s Office of the Southern District of Illinois. According...
Name of woman killed in Route 37 crash near Kell is released
The Clinton County Coroner’s office has released the name of the 67-year-old Wabash County woman who died in the aftermath of a single-vehicle crash on Illinois Route 37 just south of the Route 161 intersection in rural Kell. Paula Tarpy of Allendale died while being transported through Clinton County...
ClinCo Student Second In Youth Livestock Skillathon
Seventy 4-H youth participated in the State 4-H Livestock Skillathon held in the Stock Pavilion on University of Illinois campus on Nov. 4. Participants went through the contest and then participated in a learning workshop to better prepare for next year’s contests in the summer and fall. The contest...
Ribbon Cutting At Precision Laser And Aesthetics
A new business, Precision Laser and Aesthetics, has opened in Greenville. Dr. Kelsey Hopkins, who has practiced in Greenville since 2010, is the owner. A ribbon cutting ceremony was held Tuesday afternoon by the Greenville Chamber of Commerce. Dr. Hopkins talked to WGEL about his new business. He said the...
Some residents move back into home after weekend fire in Highland
The two-alarm blaze was extinguished before damage could be done to neighboring homes.
Korte’s Curt Horstmann Won’t Sit Still
From Korte: As a kid, Curt Horstmann was never a big fan of school — or libraries. The irony isn’t lost on him, a member of The Korte Company’s Diversified Operations Group and the man in charge of an ongoing renovation of the Louis Latzer Memorial Public Library in Highland.
Wildcats Fall To Mascoutah, Prepare For Columbia On Friday…Prep Scoreboard
The Salem Wildcats fell to 2-6 on the season losing to visiting Mascoutah 59-39. Salem had a 26-25 lead at the halftime break, but were outscored in the 3rd quarter 19-4. Salem was outrebounded 30-18. The Cats will be off until Friday when they return to Cahokia Conference play at home against visiting Columbia.
Lady Comets Play Well In Loss At Carlyle
The Greenville Lady Comets played well Tuesday night but couldn’t keep up with undefeated Carlyle. Playing at Carlyle, the Lady Indians won 57-47. The game was much different than the first time the teams met earlier this season with Carlyle winning 49-24. This time GHS scored the first six...
Grantfork news, Dec. 6 edition
Grantfork UCC Youth Group Grantfork United Church of Christ is very happy to announce a new Youth Group for our youth that have been confirmed and are high school age.
Improvements for Centralia’s Laura Leake Park
In 2023, the Centralia Juneteenth Committee utilized their annual celebration to partner with Walmart. This effort resulted in the acquisition of $8,000 in grant money donated to the City of Centralia, IL for Laura Leake Park Development. “Our mission as a local non-profit is to help develop the community we...
Dancing With Bond County Raises Funds For Bond County CEO Students
This past Saturday, the Bond County CEO Class of 2024 presented their class project, Dancing with Bond County, at the American Farm Heritage Museum. The CEO class project is a fundraiser, proceeds from which are split among the students in the program to start their individual businesses. CEO Facilitator Amanda...
Highland Around Town - Dec. 6 edition
These are upcoming events in Highland and surrounding Illinois cities.
2023 Centralia Downtown Christmas Stroll
The Greater Centralia Chamber of Commerce held their annual Downtown Christmas Stroll from 3 to 7 p.m. on Friday, December 1, followed by the Downtown Christmas Crawl at area restaurants until 10 p.m. Some of the fun included children’s activities, carriage rides, entertainment, photos with Santa, a gingerbread contest and more.