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    WBC champ vacates title

    by  • December 17, 2013 • Sports • 0 Comments

    FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — World Boxing Council heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko is leaving boxing to concentrate on Ukrainian politics and his role as an opposition leader. Klitschko vacated his WBC title saying he doesn’t expect to fight again as he pursues a presidential bid in his home country. The World Boxing Council proclaimed Klitschko...

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    Obit: Phyllis Ann Ott

    by  • December 17, 2013 • Obituaries • 0 Comments

    KINMUNDY — Phyllis Ann Ott, 92, of Kinmundy, died at 9:05 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013,, at her home. She was born Aug. 4, 1921, in Bridgeport, Neb., the daughter of George and Ora (Fairhairn) Newkirk, who preceded her in death. She married Lloyd Ott, Sept. 21, 1940, in Harrisburg, ND., and he preceded...

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    Franklin Park Falls To Nashville

    by  • December 17, 2013 • Sports • 0 Comments

    SALEM – The Salem Franklin Park Lady Bobcats are in the midst of a tough stretch of games. On Monday, Salem welcomed Nashville to the Bobcat Den.  The visitors jumped out to a 12-0 lead after the first quarter and never looked back on their way to a 47-23 victory. The loss drops Salem’s...

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    St. Mary’s taking over management of Clay County Hospital

    by  • December 16, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    St. Mary’s/Good Samaritan, Incorporated has signed an agreement with Clay County to begin managing Clay County Hospital effective January 1st, 2014. The agreement will enhance the existing relationship of the two organizations to provide greater collaboration and improved health care services in south central Illinois. The management change is not expected to impact any...

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