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Salem High students going back to class 5 days a week

Salem Community High School students will be going back to in person classes five days a week starting next Monday. The high school board concurred with the school’s transition team in moving away from students attending only every other day. Superintendent Dr. Brad Detering says the staff welcomed the change to avoid having to continue…Read More »

Franklin Park 2nd Quarter Honor Roll

Franklin Park 2nd Quarter Honor Roll

4th Grade High Honors: Zane Applegate Noah Beasley Issac Beatty Kyris Cantrell Kara Crain Magen Crenshaw Kenlee Davis Presley Eddy Holden Gambill Morgan Holland Lily Holsapple Rebekah Howe Alaigha Hughes Jeremiah Inman Kemper Johnson AnnMarie Jolly Jayce Keller Brynn Kessler Brayden Kuester Hayley Kuester Teagan Lobek Serenity Lund Jacob McIntosh Kellen Nix Aubrey Parker Adysen…Read More »

Eight new cases of COVID-19 variant reported in Illinois

Eight new cases of COVID-19 variant reported in Illinois

The Illinois Department of Public Health and the Chicago Department of Public Health has announced eight additional Illinois cases of the coronavirus disease variant first identified in the United Kingdom.  One case was previously reported on January 15th.   The nine cases range in age from 12 to 63 years old and live in the Cook…Read More »

Brothers accuse prominent Chicago priest of sexual abuse

Brothers accuse prominent Chicago priest of sexual abuse

CHICAGO (AP) — Two brothers in their 60s have described what they say was years of sexual abuse by a firebrand priest who gained fame speaking out on national politics and for taking on drug dealers in poor South Side neighborhoods around his Chicago church. The brothers said in written statements and in comments during…Read More »

Local Sports

Blue Devils Host Missouri Baptist  Tonight On WJBD

Blue Devils Host Missouri Baptist  Tonight On WJBD

The KC Blue Devils try to move to 3-0 tonight when they host Missouri Baptist starting at 7pm.  I’ll have the play by play on 100.1 FM, WJBDradio.com and on the colleges Facebook page.  KC routed Missouri Baptist in their season opener last week.  After tonight, the Devils will prepare to open the GRAC on…

Selmaville & Franklin Park With Basketball Tryouts Today

Selmaville will start tonight with tryouts from 5:30-7.  Players and coaches are required to wear a mask.  It is suggested that each player bring 2 masks should the first one get sweaty.  The first practice will be tomorrow from 5:30-7 and more will be shared with regards to the season at that time.  Any questions…