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The state reporting another large number of COVID-19 cases on Tuesday 

The state reporting another large number of COVID-19 cases on Tuesday 

The Illinois Department of Public Health is reporting 4,000 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday.   That brings the total number of cases to nearly 383-thousand in Illinois, with more than 95-hundred deaths.   Over half of the state’s regions including Southern Illinois and the Metro East are under stricter mitigations like no indoor dining because of rising…Read More »

Marion County reports 20 new COVID-19 cases

Marion County reports 20 new COVID-19 cases

The Marion County Health Department is reporting 20 new positive cases of the coronavirus disease on Tuesday. Health Department Administrator Melissa Mallow says one of the cases is a long-term care resident and three are in school. The department is in the process of doing the contact tracing on the students. Of the new cases,…Read More »

Four arrested on outstanding warrants   

Four arrested on outstanding warrants   

Four people have been brought to the Marion County Jail on outstanding warrants. 58-year-old Faith Moon of Glenwood Acres was arrested by Salem Police on a Marion County felony failure to appear warrant on a possession of controlled substance charge.  Bond is set at $10,000. 26-year-old Danielle Brown Ruepke of North Beech in Centralia was…Read More »

Fire brought to the Kell Fire Station to be put out   

Fire brought to the Kell Fire Station to be put out   

A grain truck that was on fire was driven to the Kell Fire Station on Sunday afternoon to be extinguished. Kell Firemen say there was a small fire under the dash when Brad Boyles of Briarcroft Road in Iuka drove the truck up to the fire station after calling the department as he was approaching…Read More »

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Salem Grad Crosby Gets His Hoops Season Going

Salem Grad Crosby Gets His Hoops Season Going

Salem grad Damond Crosby and the Indiana University Northwest Redhawks opened their hoops season splitting a pair of games this weekend.  They defeated Waldorf University 89-77.  Crosby finished with 12 points and 5 rebounds.  He then scored 5 points and pulled down 7 boards in their 89-86 loss to East-West.

Bobcat MVP of the Week – Sierra Malone

Bobcat MVP of the Week – Sierra Malone

This week’s Franklin Park Bobcat MVP of the Week sponsored by Kane Insurance is Sierra Malone.  Sierra loves making bracelets and earrings.  Her favorite subject is reading.  Her favorite food is watermelon and her favorite sports team is the St Louis Cardinals.

Fairfield 8th Grader Ella Sager With Perfect XC Ending

Fairfield 8th Grader Ella Sager With Perfect XC Ending

With the junior high cross country season in the books, special recognition going out to Fairfield 8th grader Ella Sager.  The Salem regional individual champion made school history going undefeated all season and being the Class L State champion.  A very impressive accomplishment, congratulations to Ella Sager.

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