Volunteers working to collect 900 gifts for needy PDF Print E-mail

While many Salem families are busy with holiday activities, a group of local volunteers is focused on filling empty shoe boxes with school supplies, toys, hygiene items and notes of encouragement for needy kids overseas. Salem families are participating in the world’s largest Christmas project of its kind—Operation Christmas Child—an effort that has hand-delivered 86 million gifts to kids worldwide since 1993.

One killed, two injured in Wednesday morning accident PDF Print E-mail

One person was killed and two others were injured in an accident that occurred at 9:35 a.m. Wednesday morning.


According to a police report issued by the Washington County Sheriff's Department, Amanda Burns, 22, was killed and 4-year-old Zachary Tussey was injured.

Taste of Salem exceeds goals PDF Print E-mail

Raising approximately $8,600 for scholarships for Salem High School seniors, the 8th Annual Taste of Salem was a huge success. The total amount raised was almost $3,000 more than past events.

Three injured in Pekin explosion PDF Print E-mail

The Washington County Sheriff’s Department and the state fire marshal’s office are investigating an explosion that occurred Sunday evening at a mobile home located at 6609 Hurst Road.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 25 October 2011 12:45
All-star lineup expected for Halloween 200 PDF Print E-mail

Salem Speedway will be the destination for a diverse field of championship winning race teams and drivers on October 29-30, as the 23rd annual Smoker Friendly Discount Tobacco Halloween 200 unfolds on the 33-degree high banks.  Following is a partial listing of championship drivers that have already filed entries for the $5,000 to win street stock classic:  

Last Updated on Tuesday, 25 October 2011 12:48
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