Moped traffic stop leads to meth bust in southern Illinois
A routine traffic stop involving a moped led authorities to a large meth bust over the weekend in southern Illinois.
Where are the best public middle schools in St. Clair County? These 6 got ‘A’ grades
A national ranking recently awarded six St. Clair County institutions with “A” grades.
Crash closes State Highway 154, Circle M Rd. in Sesser; 1 patient airlifted
SESSER, Ill. (KFVS) - A crash closed State Highway 154 at Circle M Road on Tuesday afternoon, May 30. According to an alert from the Franklin County Emergency Management Agency, it was a crash with injury. They say one patient was airlifted from the scene. The road will remain closed...
St. Clair County school district loses a teacher in a crash for the second time this month
“I choose to teach at James Avant Elementary School because it is my responsibility to make a difference in my community,” the teacher wrote in a message during National Teacher Appreciation Week.
Boil order issues for 300 block of North Broadway in Central City
A boil order has been issued for the 300 Block of North Broadway in Central City. Please contact the Centralia Public Works Department with any questions or concerns.
BCMW Main Office closing at 11:30 Tuesday morning
BCMW main office at 909 E Rexford Centralia will be closing at 11:30 am on Tuesday, May 30th for Training. BCMW will reopen at 8:00 am on Wednesday, May 31st, and will be returning any messages at that time. This does not affect the BCMW Early Head Start Center at...
Why you should pay attention to the new air quality alert on your weather app
The new feature will tell you when air quality is so poor in the metro-east that you should take precautions, like staying inside.
Centralia Fire official uncertain what caused Walmart gas station to fill with smoke
Centralia City Firemen were called to the Walmart Gas Station in the 1200 block of West McCord early Monday morning after a smoke alarm sounded. Upon arrival, they found the building full of smoke. However, the cause of the smoke could never be determined and the power was disconnected until Walmart could seek further assistance.
8 southwest Illinois infrastructure projects get $41 million in funding
“All of these projects are basically serving the manufacturing, logistics industries. ... Investment in this infrastructure is going to allow those companies to remain competitive.”
One of the Top 5 Dumbest Towns in America is This One in Illinois
It's not exactly breaking news that I'm not a genius so I cast no stones against a small town in Illinois that was just declared one of the top 5 dumbest in America. Where did I put that dunce cap anyway?. How do you determine if a place is dumb?...
16 year old arrested in connection with shooting in Mt. Vernon, Ill.
A suspect is dead after an officer-involved shooting in Kennett, Mo. Sunday night, May 28. A long-time Memorial Day tradition continues with the Avenue of Flags at Cape County Park North. Updated: 7 hours ago. |. Cape Splash in Cape Girardeau, Mo. opened for the summer on May 27. Dalhousie...
Blue Angels Turn Heads As 1st World Series Trip Ends With Elite Performance
Going into the DI NJCAA Softball World Series many did not expect much from the Kaskaskia College Blue Angels. The team was ranked at 14 of 16 teams that made the World Series and while other schools were making their yearly trip to softball nationals the Blue Angels where arriving for the first time in program history. If the team would have gone out with two straight losses no one would be disappointed or think anything less of the 2023 season. So in typical Blue Angels fashion the team took it upon itself to turn heads and give reasoning for spectators to learn how to pronounce Kaskaskia correctly.
Kaskaskia College To Host Health Care Career Camp In June
Kaskaskia College will host a Health Care Career Camp on June 20 at the College’s Nursing Center for individuals interested in learning about careers in the healthcare industry and the programs offered by KC. College programs that will be represented that day include:. Radiology. Sonography. Respiratory Therapy. Physical Therapy...
Centralia Chamber holds ribbon cutting
A ribbon cutting ceremony was held at Brookside Valley Homes / Tate’s Truck and Toter Service last week with the Centralia Chamber of Commerce and City of Centralia. “Housing is a need in our region and Brookside Valley Homes does an excellent job of acquiring manufactured homes, refurbishing them, and putting them back to use in our area. The display home they had available for the ribbon cutting was sold the same day,” said Marcus Holland, director of the Centralia Chamber. In addition to selling homes, they have mobile and manufactured home doors, windows, and products that are not readily available at other local retailers.
Ashley teen makes first court appearance on shooting charges
An 18-year-old Ashley man made his first Marion County Court appearance on Friday on two Class X charges of aggravated battery with the discharge of a firearm and two Class 1 felony counts of aggravated discharge of a firearm. The charges against Samuel Shavonte of East Clay stem from an...
State charges dismissed in criminal case involving pipe bomb at Marissa trailer park
A 49-year-old Marissa man was charged in both St. Clair County and federal court.
City of Centralia issues reminder for UTV and golf cart usage
As a reminder to residents, all golf carts and utility terrain vehicles operated in the City of Centralia must be registered and hold a valid permit prior to operation on the City’s streets. The permitted vehicles are only able to be operated on certain streets within the City of Centralia.
Shattuc man rescued from roof of Buchheit’s store in Centralia after completing ‘bucket list’ accomplishment
A 26-year-old Shattuc man was given a notice to appear in court for misdemeanor criminal trespass to property after Centralia City Firemen had to remove him from the roof of the Buchheit’s store on West McCord Street late Thursday night. Billy Muench had originally called the fire department to...
Nashville falls to Columbia at SIU 2A Supersectional
CARBONDALE — The Nashville Hornets came up just short of a trip to Peoria for the 2A Baseball State semifinals, falling to Columbia 4-1 at the SIU Supersectional. The Hornets had seven hits and received three walks, but could not get come up with the big hits against Columbia junior Brady Mathews, who went the distance with the help of his defense. The Eagles turned three double plays on the day, including one to end the game.
Great weather leads to great turnout at Odin Firemen’s Picnic
Odin Fire Chief Greg Smith was pleased with the large turnout for this year’s Firemen’s Picnic held Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights. In fact, Smith says the Saturday night crowd may have been the biggest ever. “We had a great weekend, the weather has been fabulous. We had...
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