August 28, 2014

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Special 8 page section in this week's Reporter will give you a look at the fall sports season for Salt Fork Storm - Football, Volleyball, Soccer and Golf.

A cool treat to beat the heat
After two and a half months of an unusually cool summer, the heat returned just as students headed back to school last week. With the heat index over 100 for the past several days, the school has been letting out at 2:00 each afternoon. One way first grade teacher Holly Elston helps to cool the kids is a popcicle treat following recess. Brylee Wallen, center, savors the frozen treat as the kids listen to Mrs. Elston read a Junie B. Jones book. Pictured sitting around Brylee, from top, clockwise, is Jacob Sykes, Keirstynne Smith, Genevieve Kelly, Aidan Talbott and Peyton Hatcher.

Jamaica Board of Ed, teachers agree to one year contract

Fairmount fire house brings bid of $11,255

Friendly family fun planned at Fall Fest

Suzanne Woodard takes a look at wiener dogs

Debbie Miller will cool you off with these delicious cool desserts.

Letters to the Editor also in this week's Reporter


FOR SALE— Star Spangled Recipes cookbook — 545 recipes and 37 pages honoring local veterans are included. $17.50 includes postage. Make check payable to Sidell Veteran’s War Memorial. Mail c/o Sidell Reporter, P.O. Box 475, Sidell, IL 61876. Proceeds from the book support the upkeep of Sidell Veteran’s War Memorial Board.

FOR SALE—GREAT FOR JAMAICA ALUMNI—“A Look Back At 39 Years of Cardinal Pride.” 40 pages covering Jamaica sports from 1955-1995. Lots of pictures, stats and memories from fans and athletes. $12.50 includes postage. Make check payable to Sidell Reporter. Mail to P.O. Box 475, Sidell, IL 61876. Click here to order.
   “The 50th Anniversary of Jamaica High School – 1955-2006” commemorative issue. 32 pages with over 100 photos depicting the first 50 years of Jamaica High School. Includes a list of all graduates and teachers. $12.50 includes postage. Make check payable to Sidell Reporter. Mail to P.O. Box 475, Sidell, IL 61876. Click here to order




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