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    Lady Cougars Lose NTC Tournament Opener

    by  • November 27, 2013 • Sports • 0 Comments

    BEECHER CITY – For South Central girls coach Gary Kapper, he knows it’s going to be a learning year for his very young team.  They got their first taste of tournament play as the National Trail Conference began their tournament from Beecher City. The Lady Cougars struggled with Altamont’s size in a 45-21 loss....

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    South Central Drops Opener At Vandalia

    by  • November 27, 2013 • Sports • 0 Comments

    VANDALIA – Rick Simmons and the South Central Cougars showed signs of ability and strong play, but ended with a loss at Vandalia 62-50. The Cougars trailed 20-17 after the opening quarter but fought back to take a one point lead into the halftime break.  The Vandals held SC scoreless to start the second...

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    Quinn announces swift federal approval of tornado relief for 15 counties

    by  • November 26, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    Residents can immediately begin registration for grants and low-interest loans; businesses can apply for low-interest loans CHICAGO – Governor Pat Quinn today announced President Barack Obama has approved his request for federal assistance to help people and businesses in 15 Illinois counties recover from the Nov. 17 deadly tornadoes. The announcement comes just one...

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    Registered offender arrested for sex abuse

    by  • November 26, 2013 • News • 0 Comments

    According to the Franklin County Sheriff’s Department, a registered sex offender is in custody, accused of criminal sexual abuse. Larry Dee Grove, 38, of Christopher, was arrested after an investigation into an incident that occurred at a rural Christopher residence early Sunday morning, say reports. Grove was convicted in 2008 in Franklin County of...

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