Storms, possibly some severe, over the area this afternoon and tonight
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More storms area here for the next few days. Showers and thunderstorms are likely for this afternoon and tonight around the area. The National Weather Service in St. Louis says thunderstorms are expected today and tonight and that a few of the storms may be severe and capable of producing damaging winds, large hail...
June Is Second Wettest Month On Record In Illinois
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(Undated) -- Last month keeps inching closer to producing the most rain in the history of Illinois. State climatologist Jim Angel says through Monday, the statewide average rainfall of nine-point-37 inches makes this June the second wettest overall month on record in the state. Only September of 1926 was a wetter...
Vandalia Lions Club Carnival Gets Underway Thursday
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The Vandalia Lions Club will get the 4th of July celebrating underway early with their annual Lions Club Carnival at the Vandalia Lake Campground. The carnival with rides from J & J Magic Midway will open up Thursday, July 2 at 6p.m. and be open again on Friday from 6 to 10p.m. with the annual fireworks display set...
Farina 4th of July Celebration set for all day Saturday
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The Village of Farina is set for a full day of celebrations on Saturday as they will hold their 60th 4th of July Celebration in Farina Village Park. The day gets started with their 5k run, which gets underway at 8 am Saturday morning and then the food stands open at 12 pm, followed by the parade at 3 pm. There will...
End of Fiscal Year for state has arrived, House Democrats propose one month plan
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House Democrats plan to vote on a one month plan today. The spending plan would fund things like the State Police, Human Service Programs and Child Protective Services says House Speaker Michael Madigan. Governor Bruce Rauner has previously said he would not accept a temporary budget.
NTC Will Have New Look Over Next Two School Years
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One of the oldest and most storied high school athletic conferences in the state will take on a bit different look over the next two school years. For the coming school year, National Trail Conference will see not one but two full sports co-ops begin. Earlier this year, the Windsor and Stewardson-Strasburg school districts...
White Sox Clip Cardinals In 11
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(St.Louis, MO) -- Tyler Flowers' solo homer in the top of the 11th lifted the White Sox to a 2-1 win over the Cardinals in St.Louis. Chris Sale struck out 12 to join Pedro Martinez as the only pitchers to fan at least 10 in eight straight games in MLB history. Randal Grichuk homered for St.Louis, which saw its...
Blues Talking To Tarasenko About New Deal
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(St.Louis, MO) -- With free agency set to begin, the Blues are talking to forward Vladimir Tarasenko about a new contract. GM Doug Armstrong tells the "Post-Dispatch" the two sides have had conversations, but he doubts a deal will get done before the start of free agency today at noon Eastern. ### Rick Maklebust/mr ...
Cards host White Sox, Cubs at Mets
Jun 30, 2015
>>Cardinals Host White Sox Tonight (St.Louis, MO) -- After a day off, the Cardinals resume their homestand tonight with the first of a two-game Interleague series with the White Sox. Lance Lynn opposes Chicago's Chris Sale. The Cardinals have won six straight and eight of the last nine games. The White...
South Central grad Patton off to good starting in return to Majors
Jun 29, 2015
South Central grad Spencer Patton made a return to the Majors last week and has had two quality relief appearances. The Texas Rangers recalled Patton from Triple A Round Rock last Thursday and Patton immediately saw action, throwing an inning and a third against the Oakland Athletics facing a minimum four batters and not...