July 30, 2015

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Superhero Kailey Frischkorn flies over town during the Vance Township Summer Reading program, Superheroes, Powered by Books.


Salt Fork School Registration

Salt Fork South
Elementary and Jr. High
Aug. 12 & 13, 1-7 p.m.
in cafeteria

Salt Fork North
Aug. 13, Noon-5 p.m.

North Elementary building
Salt Fork High School
Aug. 13, Noon-5 p.m. and 6-8 p.m.
in high school gym.

Storm Sports reporter needed for fall 
   The Sidell Reporter is seeking a sports reporter for the Salt Fork Storm high school sports. First and foremost the newspaper is seeking someone to cover the Salt Fork Football varsity team.
If you attend the games, and have a strong knowledge of the game and would like to try your hand in giving the Storm the weekly report they deserve, please contact the Sidell Reporter, 288-9365 or editor@thesidellreporter.com.
This can be a paid position with consideration of experience and depth of reporting.
Volleyball and golf would also be available for a sports editor if someone would be interested in covering all fall sports.
This position would strictly be free lance and would not require any specific time schedule other than game time and meeting the required deadline to turn in the game reports.

EPA hearing set for pollutant discharge permit
   The Illinois EPA has scheduled a hearing for Aug. 12 at 5:30 p.m. at Salt Fork Junior High School (formerly Jamaica Schools) regarding permits for the Bulldog Mine. Comments regarding the actual mining and other issues not associated with the NPDES permit will not be addressed by Illinois EPA. Those recommending that Illinois EPA deny this permit, should be prepared to state the law or regulation that would be violated if a permit were to be granted.

Don’t mow into the street! 
   The Village of Fairmount board and president is asking all residents to not mow grass on to any city streets.

Vendors sought for Fairmount Festival
   The Fairmount Fall Festival and Fish Fry will be held Sept. 26 as set by the Fairmount Event Committee. Call Tina Davis at 474-2464 to sign up



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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