Centralia mayor delivers State of the City address

CENTRALIA — Centralia Mayor Tom Ashby has released his State-of-the-City presentation, which shows a more than $284,000 reduction in Centralia’s General Corporate Budget from four years ago. The city also has a substantial increase of cash on hand from nearly negative $22,000 in 2012, to more than $1.262 million projected for this year. According to

Closings and delays for Thursday, February 19, 2015

SCHOOLS: Alternative Learning Academy, Centralia — Closed Ashley Grade School — Closed BCMW Head Start — No classes except full-day/full-year — all staff to report Bethel Grade School — Closed Bluford Grade School — Closed Bond County C U School District 2 — Closed Carbondale Community High School District 165 — Closed Carbondale Grade School