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Social Security Administration fighting scams

Social Security is not going to call you to discuss issues surrounding your information. The message cannot be stated enough as the public continues to fall victim to scams from people posing as Social Security representatives. Jack Myers with Social Security in Springfield says the agency is now taking a proactive approach to educating the…Read More »

This is grain bin safety week in Illinois

This week is all about grain bin safety and the dangers they present to farmers. State Representative Dan Brady is the sponsor of House Resolution 621, which declares February 16th through the 22nd Grain Bin Safety Week in Illinois. Brady says farm workers risk their lives when they enter large grain bins. “We use this…Read More »

Local Sports

Wildcats See Win Streak Snapped, Boys Basketball Results

Wildcats See Win Streak Snapped, Boys Basketball Results

The Salem Wildcats had their 4-game win streak snapped on Senior Night as they fell to visiting Olney 48-44.  Salem trailed for a majority of the game, tying it up briefly in the early part of the 2nd half before Olney would regain the lead for good.  Laten Wayer finished with 14 in his final…

Annies Outlast Herrin In Overtime To Advance To Regional Finals

Annies Outlast Herrin In Overtime To Advance To Regional Finals

The Centralia Annies opened up their post season hosting regional play and defeating Herrin in overtime 43-38.  Riley Edson led Centralia with 14, Allie Fults finished with 12.  The Annies will play for the regional title against Mattoon after they beat Marion 58-29. In 4a regional semi play at Alton, O’Fallon beat Granite City 57-20…

KC Hosts Wabash Valley, OCC Coach Burris Earns Win #450

KC Hosts Wabash Valley, OCC Coach Burris Earns Win #450

(Photo by Justin Hatten) The Kaskaskia College men and women are in action tonight at Wabash Valley.  The women open the night at 5:30 followed by the 7:30 Blue Devils tip. Mike Burris earned his 250th win at the helm of the Olney Central Blue Knights on Saturday as the 22nd ranked Blue Knights at…