Stored CSX Railcars Being Moved Out
Stored CSX railcars east of the Banister Road to the Iuka area are being moved.
The extra cars were moved in after the railroad stopped utilizing the track for train service. They began being moved out a few at a time on Monday.
They are being taken further east. One of the crew members wo
Centralia City Council Race Loses a Candidate and Gains Another
The line-up has changed for those seeking the two Centralia City Council seats in the April election.
City Clerk Kim Engh says Ronald Johnson has pulled out of the race, while William 'Bill' Harrell has completed paperwork to be a write-in candidate. Johnson is currently a member of the Central
Bond Set at $250,000 for Vernon Man Charged With Home Invasion and Weapons Charges
Bond has been set at $250,000 for a 30-year-old Vernon man who has been formally charged in Marion County Court with two counts of home invasion with a firearm and unlawful possession of a weapon by a felon.
Dean Thompson of Burks Road is accused of entering the home of his ex-wife while armed wi
Two Arrested at Salem Walmart Saturday Charged with Felony Offenses
Both persons arrested at the Salem Walmart store late Saturday night for alleged shoplifting face new felony charges in Marion County Court.
20-year-old Cameron Sargent of Mt. Vernon, who has indicated he is homeless, was charged with felony retail theft for taking items valued at more than $500.
Farm Implement Hits I-57 Overpass on West Main Street in Salem
A 49-year-old Hillsboro truck driver escaped injury when a farm implement he was pulling crashed into the Interstate 57 overpass over West Main Street.
Salem Police say Robby Meyer was traveling westbound on West Main at around 50 miles an hour when he drove under the overpass and the air drill h
Centralia City Council moves forward on road and housing demolition projects
The Centralia City Council has approved a resolution to resurface a portion of East Broadway and Frazier using state motor fuel tax funds. East Broadway is scheduled to be resurfaced from South Lincoln to State Route 161 and Frazier Avenue from South Lincoln to South Perrine. The work is expected to