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Salem High School Principal Excited to Start Partnership with KC and Area Industries

Salem High School Principal John Boles told the Salem Chamber of Commerce Monthly Luncheon on Thursday it was a “real opportunity”; and a “great partnership”; to work with Kaskaskia College and area industries on spotlighting available vocational jobs to SCHS students. Boles remarks came in a review of the tour of four plants by 30…Read More »

Apostolic Christian Academy 1st Quarter Honor Roll

Pastor’s Honor Roll 95-100% Kiley Barbre Tyler Eovaldi Chloe Gray Ella Hamson Emma Hanselman Cooper Kelley Addyson Nix Addylyn Barbre Macy Childers Liam Donoho Hayden Geier Liliana Grubb Emersyn Hanselman Wren Jackson Nicholas Korn Cohen Loker Elaina Lowery Judah Nealey Alexander Powell Jaxson Burner Ella Childers Sophie Eovaldi Ella Lange Kevan Moore Mekhi Moore Rylan…Read More »

One Person Injured in Monday Centralia Crash 

One Person Injured in Monday Centralia Crash 

A 41-year-old Centralia woman was injured in a two vehicle crash at Noleman and Lincoln in Centralia early Monday night. Centralia Police say Carleka Spann of South Sycamore was traveling northbound on Lincoln Street when 27-year-old Clifford Marshall Junior of Edgewood Road in Centralia ran a red light on Noleman in front of her car…Read More »

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Annies Use Strong 3rd Quarter To Beat Lady Cats In Opener

Annies Use Strong 3rd Quarter To Beat Lady Cats In Opener

SALEM – A 14-2 run by the Centralia Annies in the 3rd quarter helped them turn a 21-all halftime game into a 51-43 victory over Salem and for Coach Katie Meador-Steffon who beat her alma mater in her first career high school game on the bench.   Eleven first quarter turnovers for Salem and going…

Orphans Hand Out Post Season Football Awards

Orphans Hand Out Post Season Football Awards

Eight members of the Orphans football team were recognized with a team award and 7 others by receiving All South 7 Honors. Senior linebacker Clayton Miller was selected as the teams Golden Orphan at the postseason awards banquet. For all-conference honors, sophomores Mason Blakemore and Daveonte Cunningham were chosen to the first team. 2nd team…