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Sidell Village to rebid for demolition
Sidell High holds 34th reunion
Petition will be on ballot
Road damage is repaired
Faith Church to meet at Homer Lake
The Faith Church of Homer will hold Aug. 17 services at Homer Lake instead of at the church.
Happy Birthday Broadlands
Broadlands will be celebrating its 125th birthday at the annual Broadlands Homecoming Saturday.
Margaret Artman Reminisces about "The Relics" in her column only in this week's Sidell Reporter.
Readers praise the Reporter
Jamaica Junior High opens baseball season Saturday with a home game.
Deb Miller starts preserving her garden bounty in the Recipe Box.
Nancy Reed was prompted to dig through photos after reading about her family in Pages of the Past.
Six pages in this week's Reporter are dedicated to "Back to School!" School starts Monday.
Four new staff members are introduced to the public and students speak out on whether they are "Ready or Not" for that first day.
Local couple announce their engagement this week.
And what a colorful photo a pie in their faces makes for three VBS leaders!
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