October 21, 2021

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Taylor Brown appointed to vacancy on Sidell Village Board

Mayor: Nothing we can do about suspicious activity
Chief to ask MEG officer to attend next meeting

Funk or Treat Concert
The Salt Fork South Band will hold their annual “Funk” or Treat Concert Wed., Oct. 27 at 6 p.m. in the south campus gym.

Carroll Township approves levies

Baptist to start food pantry

Catlin installs cameras at village park

2nd Graders share their thoughts on What do you do if your house is on fire?

Salute to all the volunteer firefighters and rescue personnel serving our communities

Indianola UMC to hold supper, white elephant Nov. 7

Unpaid Real Estate Tax List for Carroll, Catlin, Jamaica, Sidell and Vance Townships


Cornjerkers rain on Storm 22-20

Girls fare well in pair of meets

Salt Fork downs Oakwood and Bismarck

    JOSEPH “JOE” PELSZYNSKI of Catlin passed away on Oct. 14, 2021 at Pleasant Meadows Nursing Home in Chrisman. He was born on April 21, 1937 in Danville to parents Joseph and Dolores Pelszynski. They preceded him in death.
    Joe is survived by his wife of 23 years, Malia (Weaver) Pelszynski, his children Stephen Pelszynski, James (Glenda) Pelszynski, and Tammy (Eddie) Martin, eight grandchildren, and several great-grandchildren. He also leaves behind his sister Sue (Doug) Logan, a niece, and two nephews.
    Joe graduated from Schlarman Academy with the Class of 1955. He served in the United States National Guard for seven years and had previously worked at Newman Clothing Store, Hyster, and Big R.
    Joe enjoyed fishing, metal detecting, and music. When he was younger, he even enjoyed playing the accordion. He loved John Wayne and reading about UFO’s.
    Funeral service were held at Sunset Funeral Home Oct. 19 with Father Loftus officiating. Joe was laid to rest at Resurrection Cemetery. Visit the tribute wall at www.sunsetfuneralhome.com.

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