June 22, 2017

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Indianola to deal with gang problem
Gun flashed in one incident
    The Village of Indianola plans to deal with a group of youngsters who are causing problems in town. President Tom Gooch explained the situation at last week’s monthly meeting, stating that it will not be tolerated.

House heavily damaged in attic fire
    Go to the Sidell Reporter Facebook page to see how you can help Diana Cooper of Fairmount and her teenagers, Samuel and Rose, after they lost most everything in a fire Tuesday.

Sidell to host EMT-B training class
    Sidell Fire & Rescue will be hosting an EMT-B class starting July 6 and ending in October. If you are interested in becoming a n EMT-B, please contact a department member in your fire district. This class is open to fire department members outside of Sidell and Carroll fire districts. For info, contact Terry Bates at 217-898-3686.

Catlin Mayor shuts down public comments
Asks for written reports by those in confrontaton
    At the Catlin Village Board meeting Tuesday, resident Tom Baird requested during public comments to speak on an incident that occurred in the Village Clerk’s office June 16 with Commissioner Miller.
Mayor Schmink quickly shut down public comments, stating, “There will be no discussion regarding the incident.”

Sports writer Perry Dable brings you up to date on alumni Noah Darr, Connor Taylor, Josh Kimbro, Lea Hall and Lexi Smith in their collegiate successes in athletics - only in this week’s Sidell Reporter.

Deb Miller will “beet" you up with her recipe column this week – only in the Sidell Reporter! You won’t want to miss it.

A fair amount of work goes into getting ready for the fair
David Winans has been working hard to get everything ready for fairgoers this week at the Vermilion County Fair. Read about the rural Indianola man’s efforts for a good time to be had by all!



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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