May 5, 2016

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2016 Salt Fork Prom Royal Court
Seated, Queen Sydnie Klemme and King Brenden Filicsky. Standing from left, Queen Candidates Lexie Barnett, Morgan Kirby, Jessica Wilson, Crown Bearer Miley Pierce, 2015 Jamaica Queen Allie (Lewis) Saults, 2015 Catlin King Max Prosser, 2015 Catlin Queen Kailee Jarling, Crown Bearer Sean Munden, King Candidates Brody Marsh, Trevor Peterson and Tyler Hoyt. Prom was held at the David Palmer Arena in Danville.

Making it Through
   Salt Fork Students met the school year in trepidation last August. Find out how the first year of consolidation went, according to the students! Only in this week's Sidell Reporter.

Kirk named Catlin Citizen of the Year
   Kevin Kirk has been named Citizen of the Year by the Catlin Lions Club. This is the 62nd consecutive year the Lions have honored one of their citizens in appreciation for their services and activities given for their community.

Clean up day
   The Village of Sidell will hold clean up days May 21.

Debbie Miller shares some breakfast choices in this week's Recipe Box. The editor and Suzanne Lukehard Woodard have moms on their mind in their columns this week and Richard Lamb will give you some facts I better you never knew regarding grocery bags and shopping carts! All this can only be read in the Sidell Reporter! Pick up a copy at any of the news stands in Sidell, Fairmount and Catlin or order a subscription today at!

Salt Fork Schools

Salt Fork softball team takes their season to 21-3.
Salt Fork baseball is 14-14.

Bowl team ends great season
   The Salt Fork Junior High Scholastic Bowl team finished an awesome season with competition in the Sectionals on Monday night where they were defeated by stellar teams from Champaign’s Franklin, Robinson Nuttall and Charleston. The inaugural Salt Fork team placed second in the county and won their Regional.

2016 Salt Fork Junior High Scholastic Bowl Team — with their second place plaque and ribbons from the Vermilion County Elementary Principal’s Association. Front, from left, Payton Boyd, Katie Fritz, Mackenzie Russell and Kiera Harlan. Back row, Megan Montgomery, Sarah Kedas, Tyler Davis, Brendon Anderson, Kacy Clarkston.


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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