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Salvation Army Sets Tree of Lights Goal at $25,000; Assistance Sign Up Underway

Salvation Army Sets Tree of Lights Goal at $25,000; Assistance Sign Up Underway

The goal for the Salvation Army Tree of Lights campaign has been set at $25,000. The Regional Director of the Salvation Army for Southern Illinois Colette Caplinger says reaching the goal is important to keep all the local programs. “Bell ringing is our largest fundraiser effort of the year.  It really helps us to carry into the…Read More »

Police Beat for Monday, October 22nd, 2018

Police Beat for Monday, October 22nd, 2018

A 30-year-old Wamac woman has been arrested by Wamac Police on an outstanding failure to appear in court warrant for possession of methamphetamine.  Bond for Brandi Heck of Chicago Avenue is set at $15,000. Salem Police are investigating a residential burglary in the apartment buildings at 1200 South Marion Street.   The occupant told police his…Read More »

6 wounded in shooting outside church following funeral

6 wounded in shooting outside church following funeral

CHICAGO (AP) — Gunfire erupted outside a Chicago church after the funeral of a musician, leaving six people wounded. Police Sgt. Rocco Alioto says one person was critically injured when he was shot in the head Monday outside Bethlehem Star Missionary Baptist Church on Chicago’s South Side. Authorities say people were gathered at the church…Read More »

Company gauges interest for boosting Dakota Access capacity

Company gauges interest for boosting Dakota Access capacity

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The developer of the Dakota Access pipeline is gauging shippers’ interest in a possible expansion of the volume of crude oil moved through the pipeline from 500,000 barrels to 570,000 barrels per day, despite ongoing tribal efforts to shut the pipeline down.Texas-based Energy Transfer Partners began seeking commitments from shippers to…Read More »

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Kaskaskia College Cross Country Teams Run at St. Louis Fall Festival

Kaskaskia College Cross Country Teams Run at St. Louis Fall Festival

The Kaskaskia College cross country teams completed their regular season schedule with a solid performance at the St. Louis Fall Festival hosted by the St. Louis School of Pharmacy. The hilly course which is located at Francis Park, which is located in an area known as The Hill was a bit challenging. The women lead…

High School Cross Country Post Season Results

High School Cross Country Post Season Results

Boys XC:  Regionals began in high school cross country.  In 2a Regionals at Taylorville, Salem finished 12th as a team.  Centralia advanced finishing 3rd to Springfield and Chatham Glenwood.  Crede Correll, Cory Fleeman, and Brooks Harlan were all top 10 runners for the Orphans. At Triad, the hosts advanced along with Carbondale, Mascoutah, Marion, and Columbia. …