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Metro-East Region looking at increased mitigation after third day above 8.0-positivity

Metro-East Region looking at increased mitigation after third day above 8.0-positivity

The Metro-East Region that includes Clinton, Washington, and Bond Counties are likely to see additional mitigation factors put back into effect as the region was over an 8-percent positivity rate for COVID-19 for a third straight day on Sunday. The rate is now at 8.2-percent. Meanwhile, the rate in the Southern Illinois Region that includes…Read More »

Police Beat for Sunday, October 25th, 2020

Police Beat for Sunday, October 25th, 2020

A 27-year-old Versailles, Kentucky man was arrested by Centralia Police on Saturday for retail theft, obstructing justice, and resisting arrest.   Police say Dremar Carr was wanted for retail theft at the Circle K on East McCord following a Friday night incident.   Police took him into custody when he came to the police station Saturday acting…Read More »

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Ivy Donoho Advances To XC Sectionals

Ivy Donoho Advances To XC Sectionals

The Salem Cross Country teams competed at the Highland 2a Sectional on Saturday.  Ivy  Donoho was 33rd in a time of 22:01 earning her a trip to Saturday’s sectional at Olney Central College.  Donoho was the 5th runner not on a qualifying team to earn her spot.  Overall as a team the Lady Cats were…

Foltz 2nd At IHSA Swim Sectionals

Foltz 2nd At IHSA Swim Sectionals

Salem’s Caroline Foltz competed at IHSA Swimming Sectionals over the weekend and finished 2nd to a commit from Florida State.  She would have advanced to the State Swim Meet but it was canceled.

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