October 16, 2014

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A beautiful array of colors greet motorists entering the south end of Fairmount.

Photo provided by Ed Sudlow Photography
2014 Jamaica Homecoming Court—Seated 2014 King Logan Wade and Queen Reghan Brown. Standing, from left, Freshman Escort Caleb McNew, Sophomore Escort Carlos Castillo, Junior Escort Matthew Osborne, King Candidates, Brandon Filicsky, Nic Carder, Brett Orndorff, Student Council Representative Jared Eakle, 2013 Queen Destiny Kistler, Queen Candidates Brandi Puzey, Stephanie Kelly, Halee Howe, Junior Attendant Sarah Mills, Sophomore Attendant Amanda Darr, Freshman Attendant Kristin Cook.

Indianola Village Board passes annual levy, tax ordinance

Sidell meets in new city hall

Mine hearing draws large crowd from both sides

Thieves took more than a computer

What do you want to ask the candidates
    A Candidate’s Forum will be held Oct. 28 for the nine school board candidates running for the proposed consolidated school district of Jamaica and Catlin.
    Written questions will be asked of the candidates by moderator Bill Black. The Sidell Reporter is hosting the forum and would like the public’s input on what questions to ask of the candidates.
    Please send your questions to editor@thesidellreporter.com, or mail to P.O. Box 475, Sidell, IL 61876 or drop them by the office at 116 E. Market Street in Sidell no later than Oct. 23.
    During the forum the audience will have an opportunity to submit additional written questions that may be selected for the board to answer. The audience will also have the opportunity to talk with each candidate following the Q & A.
The forum will be held at the Jamaica High School gym at 7 p.m.

In this week's Reporter a list of Vermilion County residents who have unclaimed property owed them by the State Treasurer's office including 3 from Sidell, 5 from Fairmount, 3 from Indianola and 4 from Catlin, among names in all other towns in Vermilion County. Check out a copy of the Sidell Reporter today, or visit publicnoticeillinois.com for all counties in Illinois trying to locate citizens that are owed cash.

Amanda Maddox Rull believes where there is parmesan there's an easy recipe. Check out her choice selection in this week's Recipe Box– only in the Sidell Reporter.

See what couple became engaged in this week's Sidell Reporter.

Be sure to mark your calendars:
•Faith Church, Fairmount, chili cookoff and trunk decorating contest Sat., Oct. 25, 5-8 p.m. Games for the kids and free chili and hot dogs.

•Sidell Assembly's annual "Giveaway Sunday" at 10 a.m. Free Walmart cards, gas cards bicycles, MP3 player. everyone welcome.

•Chosen Ones at Sidell Methodist Oct. 26, 6 p.m.

•Candidate's forum at Jamaica High School to meet the 9 candidates for the proposed Salt Fork High School. Questions and Answer session. 7-9 p.m.

•Indianola Methodist soup supper and annual auction Nov. 2. Free chili supper (other soup served, too) served at 5. Auction starts at 6.



Storm football defeats Lexington 41-6

Storm loses to Oakwood and defeats Georgetown-Ridge Farm



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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