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These centralia, IL based Puppies are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
Whether you're thinking about adopting a pet or simply delight in watching cute animals, you'd find a plethora of endearing pets awaiting adoption at animal shelters across and close to centralia..
IDOT honors Mt. Vernon and Salem airports
GALENA, Ill. — The Mt. Vernon Outland Airport and Salem-Leckrone Field have both been named 2023 Airport of the Year for their specific classifications. The Illinois Department of Transportation announced the honors Tuesday at the Illinois Public Airports Association Fall Conference in Galena. According to Illinois Transportation Secretary Omer...
Local author to read new book at Centralia Library
Centralia local author Shelia Cisco will read and sign copies of her new book, Sir Gregory Groundhog of Essex County, at the Centralia Regional Library District next month. Sir Gregory Groundhog of Essex County is a delightful story of creation and faith. Readers will fall in love with this whimsical creature who is comical, and he is determined to enjoy the produce of the season. As his story unfolds, we see that he is talented and entertaining with his wit and charm. Readers will soon realize that Sir Gregory is no ordinary groundhog. His personal discussions with himself display his intellect and the purpose of his existence. Sir Gregory reflects on what is important. Sir Gregory has conviction and faith. His tale reminds us that anything is possible if you believe. This story has strains of victory over defeat in dire circumstances.
An oasis tucked away in Centralia
As I strolled through Foundation Park early one brisk morning, I couldn’t help but notice the crew of men who were working to keep the park maintained. Foundation Park has a beautiful scenic view and so many wonderful areas of the park are used for venues and recreational enjoyment. Foundation Park has always been like an oasis tucked away in Centralia with its tranquil atmosphere.
Fundraiser for Washington County Animal Control
Friends of Washington County Animal Control will be holding a fundraiser for Washington County Animal Control on Saturday, September 30 from 5 p.m. until 10 p.m. at the Irvington Community Center. Daniel Luna-Fuller of the Friends of Washington County Animal Control said they’re trying to raise funds for Washington County...
Salem Bass Fishing Team Has Busy Weekend
The Salem Bass Fishing Team competed at Kincaid Lake with 67 teams. Cooper Lobek and Colton Starnes were 5th, Ben Ryan 13, Steven McIntosh and Archer Tucker 21st, Lucas Hodge and Zane Barthelemy 27, Peyton Durham and Keytin Grawe 56th. Then at Lake Egypt there were 92 boats competing. Lobek...
Sandoval Village Board votes to provide $80,807 in TIF money for renovation of Bub’s Tavern
The Sandoval Village Board has voted to provide $80,807 in tax increment financing district money to the owners of Bub’s Tavern that are renovating the building that is believed to be the oldest in Sandoval. The board agreed to pay for the cost of the outside work that includes...