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Payton Taylor wins both shot, discus at state
The eighth grader takes the very last Jamaica Junior High Cardinal Track team to the top of the state, not once but twice!!
Meet the Jamaica Eighth Graders graduating from the very last Jamaica Junior High –
only in this week's Sidell Reporter.
Meet the the 59th and last graduating class of Jamaica High School only in this week's Sidell Reporter.
High School Commencement is Saturday at 5 p.m.
See all the Jamaica High School students that received honors at this year's Honors Day. A full page of photos and awards and scholarships earned – only in this week's Sidell Reporter.
Indianola swears in board
Jamaica Board of education hires summer help
Salt Fork #512 approves policies, hears public concerns
New school district continues working on the details of the district's policies and curriculum.
4th Grade DARE graduation is held this week at Jamaica. Meet the graduates only in this week's Sidell Reporter.
The Wall to Remember – Suzanne Lukehart Woodard shares a glimpse at the Viet Nam Memorial Wall only in this week's Sidell Reporter.
Deb Miller is cutting rhubarb and makes some mouth watering treats in this week's Recipe Box.
Erin Judy and Joshua Terry wed
Salt Fork baseball shares VVC title with Oakwood
Regionals action starts tonight (Thursday) vs. Tri County.
Girls end regular season 16-0, 28-5. Regionals start Saturday at Winter Park in Danville, 11 am vs. either St. Thomas More or Oakwood.
Meet the five softball seniors in an interview by Reporter Kala Weller only in this week's Sidell Reporter.
Girls Salt Fork Track Team qualifies five runners to state with 7 #1 seeds among them! State finals are today (Thursday) and Saturday.
Jenny Kimbro is seeded #1 in the state for Long Jump, 100M High Hurdles, 300M Low Hurdles and 200M dash.
Katie Witte is seeded first in discus. Abby Nicholson is seeded first in shot put and second in discus.
Estella Bush is seeded first in the 400M dash and Morgan Kirby is seeded 7th in the 100M High Hurdles.
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