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Broadway Musical ‘9 to 5’ Comes to Life at Salem Theatre Next Two Weekends 

Broadway Musical ‘9 to 5’ Comes to Life at Salem Theatre Next Two Weekends 

The 9 to 5 cast.  Seated: Angel Molenhour and Rick Simmons.  Left to Right: Jillin Williams, Mason LeMarr, Mary Ann Griffy, Kristin Bailey, Taylor Parker, Kathy Hayes, Bryan Stanley, Jim Husk, Cody Engel, Dottie Register, Bryce Stanley, David Tindall, and Jana Williams  The Broadway Musical ‘9 to 5’ comes to the stage of the Salem…Read More »

GREASE Opens at the Centralia Cultural Society This Weekend

GREASE Opens at the Centralia Cultural Society This Weekend

Grease is the word in Centralia as the Centralia cultural opens their production of the iconic musical “Grease”. The show will open this Friday night at 7 o’clock and reserved seats are still available. Director Rob Jackson tells what it has been like to recreate the timeless story of the teenagers at Rydell High. “It has…Read More »

Centralia Man Sentenced to Three Years in Prison on Burglary Charges

A 26-year-old Centralia man has been sentenced to three years in the Illinois Department of Corrections after admitting to a petition to revoke his probation. Christopher Carroll of North Sycamore had been on probation for burglary. The revocation was based on admitting to committing another burglary in Clinton County. Carroll also pleaded guilty to the…Read More »

Centralia Woman arrested for child endangerment and child abuse

A 24-year-old Centralia woman has been arrested by Centralia Police for child endangerment and child abuse. Police had reportedly gone to the apartment of Scarlett Reynolds of South Sycamore Street on another matter when they allegedly saw a three old girl was a scabbing injury on the side of the head. Police say the home…Read More »

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Wildcats Host Wesclin In Cahokia Play Tonight At Jim Finks Field

Wildcats Host Wesclin In Cahokia Play Tonight At Jim Finks Field

(Photo by Greg Maxey)   The Salem Wildcats look to improve on their 2-2 record when they host Wesclin tonight in Cahokia Conference play.  Salem is coming off a 21-0 win at Red Bud last week while Wesclin was losing at home to Columbia 40-13 to fall to 1-3 on the season.  Game time from…

Lady Cats Fall To Freeburg…Prep Volleyball Results

Lady Cats Fall To Freeburg…Prep Volleyball Results

(Photo by Greg Maxey)   SALEM – The Salem Lady Wildcats dropped their Cahokia volleyball match to Freeburg 6-25, 16-25.  Taylor Gillett had 4 kills and 2 blocks.  Kenzie Martin added 3 kills with Malia Harris adding 9 digs.  The Salem JV lost 21-25, 15-25 behind 7 service points from Delaney Kell.  The freshmen lost…

Carlyle Comes Back To Beat Christ Our Rock

Carlyle Comes Back To Beat Christ Our Rock

By: Bruce Hixon Carlyle Indians come from behind for a dramatic 4-3 win over Christ Our Rock Lutheran Thursday as the Tribe wins an overtime penalty kick series by the same 4-3 margin. CORLHS took a 2-0 lead in the first four minutes of the game, but the Indians cut that margin in half with…

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