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Bluford Man Killed in Route 45 Raceway Crash Near Flora 

Bluford Man Killed in Route 45 Raceway Crash Near Flora 

A 53-year-old Bluford man has died in a crash at the recently reopened Route 45 Raceway in rural Flora. The Clay County Sheriff’s Department identifies the victim last Don Lamachia. He reportedly was one of the drivers involved in a late Sunday night crash. Lamachia was transported to the Clay County Hospital in Flora where…Read More »

Police Beat for Monday, August 20th, 2018

A 31-year-old Sandoval woman has been arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia and possesion of meth. Susan Ashley of East Wilson was questioned by Sandoval Police who found her on the front porch of a home where she was prohibited by a no contact order. While in the process of removing her, they discovered she…Read More »

Salem Man Arrested on Drug Charges After Canine Freddie Alerts on Vehicle

Salem Man Arrested on Drug Charges After Canine Freddie Alerts on Vehicle

A 38-year-old Salem man who initially refused an Illinois Department of Conservation Police Officer’s request to look in his vehicle after being questioned about fishing in the Salem Reservoir was later arrested on drug charges. Danny Graham of North Marion Street was arrested for possession of methamphetamine with intent to deliver, possession of a controlled…Read More »

Little Egypt Festival Theme and Grand Marshal Announced

Little Egypt Festival Theme and Grand Marshal Announced

Little Egypt Festival General Chair Jay Henke (left) and Parade Chair Troy Cannon (right) in the WJBD studio to announce longtime WJBD Sportscaster Bill Hawley (center) will be Grand Marshal of this year’s parade. The Grand Marshal and Theme have been announced for the Little Egypt Festival Parade. “We have chosen none other than the…Read More »

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Chacin pitches 6 scoreless, Brewers beat Cardinals 2-1

Chacin pitches 6 scoreless, Brewers beat Cardinals 2-1

ST. LOUIS (AP) – Mike Moustakas hit a two-run double, Jhoulys Chacin beat St. Louis for the first time in his career and the Milwaukee Brewers edged the Cardinals 2-1 on Sunday. Milwaukee (69-57) snapped a three-game losing streak and moved back ahead of St. Louis (68-57) for the second National League wild card. The…

Frazier homers as Pirates top Cubs 2-1 in 11 innings

Frazier homers as Pirates top Cubs 2-1 in 11 innings

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Adam Frazier hit a game-ending homer in the 11th inning, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Chicago Cubs 2-1 on Sunday for a split of their four-game series. Josh Harrison grounded out and Adeiny Hechavarria struck out before Frazier drove a 3-0 pitch from Brandon Kintzler (1-3) deep to right. It was…

Bobcats Win Greenville Tournament

Bobcats Win Greenville Tournament

GREENVILLE – The Franklin Park Bobcats stayed undefeated winning the Greenville Tournament with a pair of wins Saturday.  Salem opened with a 5-3 win over Mascoutah behind Griffin Day on the mound.  He struck out 7 in 5 innings of work.  Charlie Hunter and Isaak Williams had multiple hits.  In the 2nd game, Salem beat…

 
 

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