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Salem Community High School Has New Board Member

The Salem Community High School Board has appointed a new member. Kyle Ambuehl was unanimously selected to replace Sue Andrews who resigned after moving out of state. Ambuehl has been a member of the Salem Police Department for 17 years and has been sergeant the past nine. “I’m also a member of our insurance review…Read More »

Salem High School Projects Balanced Budget For Coming School Year

While Salem High School has been able to reach a balanced budget by the end of school years, this year the projected beginning balance is in the black. Superintendent Dr. Brad Detering presented the tentative budget to the board at Monday night’s meeting. “Looking at probably having an overall tentative budget in the black and…Read More »

Local Sports

Franklin Park Has Game With Effingham Rained Out…SC Nips St P

Franklin Park Has Game With Effingham Rained Out…SC Nips St P

SALEM – The Franklin Park Bobcats had their game with Effingham rained out in the 3rd inning of a scoreless game.   Salem is still 5-0 and will be back in action tomorrow when they play at Vandalia along with the softball team who was rained out also yesterday with Effingham.  The Lady Bobcats are 5-2.…

Lady Falcons Are 7-0 After Blowout Of Altamont

Lady Falcons Are 7-0 After Blowout Of Altamont

KINMUNDY – The SC Lady Falcons improved to 7-0 with their 15-0 win over Altamont at Webster Family Park in Kinmundy.  Taegan Webster allowed 1 hit and struck out 7.  At the plate, Jaylyn Michel homered and drove in 4, Brooklyn Garrett also added 3 hits and 4 RBI.  SC also got RBI from Rayna…

Sandoval Opens Up Golf Season At Colonial

Sandoval Opens Up Golf Season At Colonial

SANDOVAL – The Sandoval prep golf season started this past Friday at Colonial Golf Course hosting Christ Our Rock.  Riley Thompson led Sandoval boys shooting a 41 followed by freshman Kaleb Calhoun 54 in his first high school match.  Medalist for Christ Our Rock was Nathan Ellis who shot 35, Lucas Briscoe added a 46.…