Author Archives: Toby Gullion

Franklin Park Shows Well At Lee Evans Invitational

Franklin Park Shows Well At Lee Evans Invitational

Franklin Park was the site for nearly 30 junior high cross country teams as the annual Lee Evans Invitational was held. The Varsity Girls event was won by Salem with 60 points followed by Olney with 82 and Triad with 109.  Leading the way for Salem was Ivy Donoho who finished 4th in a time…Read more »

Franklin Park Early Dismissal Friday, Sept. 20th

Salem Elementary including Hawthorn and Franklin Park will have a half-day attendance for teacher in service on Friday.  Kindergarten will dismiss at 10:20, First through Third grade at 11:00, Fourth through Eighth grade at 11:30. Transitional Kindergarten, ROE Pre-K/Early Childhood AM dismiss at 10 and no PM classes.Read more »

Arson cause of van fire behind Centralia business

Centralia City Firefighters say arson was the cause of a fire that destroyed a van parked behind a Centralia business late Wednesday night. The fire behind the Jay Zanton Law Office at 1501 East McCord was initially reported as a trash fire. Two additional firefighters were called in to help fight the fire when a…Read more »

Eleven arrested in on-going Mt. Vernon and Jefferson County drug investigation

Eleven people have been arrested on outstanding warrants culminating months long drug investigations by the Mt. Vernon Police Department/Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Division. During the service of the warrants on Wednesday, additional investigations were initiated and arrests in those cases are pending. Those arrested are identified as 24-year-old Ronald Mount of Mt. Vernon, 28-year-old…Read more »

Three arrested on outstanding warrants

Three people were brought to the Marion County Jail on Wednesday on outstanding warrants. 45-year-old William Wright of East Chestnut in Odin was arrested by Wamac Police on an outstanding Marion County felony failure to appear warrant on an attempted burglary case. Wright reportedly failed to appear for sentencing on the case. Bond is set…Read more »

SC Implements High Five Fridays

Some South Central High School students are starting to spend part of one day a month at the South Central Grade School in Kinmundy. It’s part of the High Five Friday program that will be held the first Friday of each month. South Central Elementary Principal Sara Rose was amazed at the interaction and called…Read more »

Week 4 AP Prep Football Poll

Week 4 AP Prep Football Poll

Class 8a: Lincoln Way East (17) Homewood-Flossmoor Loyola Warren Hinsdale Central Bolingbrook Minooka Oswego Niles Notre Dame Edwardsville Others receiving votes – Neuqua Valley, Marist, Oswego East, Barrington, South Elgin, Huntley, O’Fallon   Class 7a: Chicago Mt Carmel (12) Nazareth (4) Glenbard West (1) Wheaton Warrenville South Batavia Hononegah Rolling Meadows Brother Rice Hersey St…Read more »