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Lilly Haga keeps a watchful eye on her piece of pie being served at the United Methodist Church pie and ice cream booth at the Lions Club BBQ on Saturday. More photos in the Reporter.
A good time was had by all at Lions Club BBQ
Did you win a merchant prize? The full list of winners of the Lions Raffle can be seen in this week's Reporter!
Sunrise Coal waiting for permit status
read the latest update on the proposed coal mine coming to the Sidell Township – only in this week's Sidell Reporter.
Indianola High School Alumni renew friendships
Oldest classmate celebrates her 75th Indianola High reunion. Read about their annual gathering and read Linda Rosnett's interview with Joy Love Johnston, Indianola High School Class of 1940! – Only available in this week's Sidell Reporter!
Suzanne Woodard is looking at some green thumbs in this week's feature story on house plants and fairy gardens – only in the Sidell Reporter!
Richard Lamb asks a question in his Observation and reflection column that might have an answer that will surprise you – "Who is the REAL Uncle Sam?" Only in this week's Sidell Reporter.
All residents in the village of Sidell get a complimentary issue of the Reporter because the village is legally making their annual quality water report available by posting on the website.
Sheri Pletch is quenching your thirst like never seen before in her Recipe Box column this week! Watermelon Breeze? Yep! Brazilian Lemonade (no lemons in this drink but Sheri says "Call it what you will but I call it delicious!", Strawberry Lime Moscato Punch and Blackberry Thyme Vanilla Lemonade! Oh, my! My mouth is watering. I can't wait to try one and just in time for those 4th of July festivities!
College graduates are welcome to submit their graduation announcement and photo in the Reporter at no cost! We've published several the past few weeks but we know there are more out there! Please share them with the readers!
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