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Centralia Man Sentenced 15 Years on Jefferson County Firearm Charges

Centralia Man Sentenced 15 Years on Jefferson County Firearm Charges

MT. VERNON – A 25-year-old Centralia man was sentenced Tuesday in Jefferson County Court to 15 years in prison after pleading guilty to one of two Class X felony charges against him. Asante Poore was arrested in August when Mt. Vernon Police performed a well-being check on a vehicle sitting on the southbound off-ramp of…read more »

Potential Ameren Scam Determined Unfounded by Carbondale Police

Potential Ameren Scam Determined Unfounded by Carbondale Police

CARBONDALE – Information received about suspicious activity involving an unidentified man claiming to be an Ameren Illinois employee by Carbondale Police Monday has been determined to be unfounded. According to a release, a man claiming to be an Ameren employee contacted residents at their homes saying he needed access to the bathroom in relation to…read more »

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Jennifer Nettles To Be Honored With Inaugural CMT Equal Play Award

Jennifer Nettles To Be Honored With Inaugural CMT Equal Play Award

Jennifer Nettles will be honored with the inaugural CMT Equal Play Award. The Sugarland member and solo artist will be presented with the award at the 2020 CMT Music Awards on Wednesday, October 21. The award will recognize Nettles’ ongoing advocacy for women and for all diverse voices in the music industry, as she works…read more »

Miranda Lambert To Drop ‘Settling Down’ Video Starring Husband

Miranda Lambert To Drop ‘Settling Down’ Video Starring Husband

Miranda Lambert announced on Monday (October 19) that she will release a new music video for “Settling Down,” the third single from her Wildcard album, and it will feature her husband Brendan McLoughlin. “Serious faces on the set of the ‘Settling Down’ music video with @brendanjmcloughlin,” Lambert captioned a post on Twitter. She also gave…read more »

Taylor Swift Auctioning Signed Guitar To Raise Funds For COVID-19 Relief

Taylor Swift Auctioning Signed Guitar To Raise Funds For COVID-19 Relief

Taylor Swift is auctioning off her personally inscribed black 2018 Gibson acoustic guitar to raise funds for COVID-19 relief. The guitar she used while playing “Betty” at the Academy of Country Music Awards last month is expected to auction off for $25,000-$40,000. Christies’ online auction titled “NASHVILLE: An Auction to Benefit ACM Lifting Lives COVID-19…read more »

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