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Family and friends gathered Aug. 31 at the Sidell Park to celebrate what would have been Denise Pryle’s 53rd birthday. Chinese flying lanterns were released in her memory. Denise passed away May 24 after a short battle with cancer. She had been an employee at the Sidell Grocery many years and was well known in the community.
Catlin to get new Casey’s
Drivers must stop before entering Sidell city limits
Sidell Township appoints new cemetery trustee
Woodlawn seeks donations
Due to the low number of burials this year, Woodlawn Cemetery of Indianola is seeking donations to help cover the cost of mowing for the remainder of the season. The cemetery is not tax-supported, so all contributions are greatly appreciated.
Donations may be sent to Woodlawn Cemetery, c/o Linda Rosnett, 120 Wild Rose Ave., Indianola, Ill. 61850.
The cemetery also has lots for sale in the Green Addition and in the new block inside the main gate south of the garage. Anyone interested in purchasing a lot may call Rosnett at 217-284-3480.
20-0 win over Ridgeview-Blue Ridge. Home game at Jamaica Friday night, Sept. 12.
3-2 win over Bismarck-Henning.
Lost to Blue Ridge
Placed 2nd in Triangular at Tuscola with host school taking first
The girls had no games scheduled last week. They play Westville Tourney on Saturday.
1970s tv stars make the Sidell Reporter in Suzanne Lukehart Woodard's "From the Heart" column, only in this week's Reporter.
Margaret Artman waxes nostalgic about the start of school – after Labor Day! only in this week's Reporter.
Donna Smith will help you keep the doctor away with an apple a day recipes in this week's Reporter.
Letters to the Editor and the Answer to last week's Guess Who of three young hunters in 1970s.
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