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Bravery comes at unexpected time; man leaps into water to rescue victim

February 7, 2012

Matt Burks

It was a cold, rainy night on Jan. 24 when a 21-year-old man parked his vehicle on top of Crystal Lake Road, headlights off and engine revving. About 9 p.m., the young man made a decision that would affect more people than he could have known at that moment.
The speed was unknown, the reasons are still today unknown, and unknown to him at that moment was that an angel of mercy was about to bestow upon what he believed would be the last moments of life. He pushed down the accelerator, raced down hill, turned the wheel and ramped the vehicle into Crystal Lake.

New monitor system at courthouse to aid visitiors

February 7, 2012

Officials have spruced up the inside of the Saline County Courthouse with a new television monitor that will help aide visitors to specific courtrooms.

Parker named Coach of the Year

February 7, 2012

What defines greatness? What earns a football coach “coach of the year” honors?
Wins and losses? Championship rings and banners? What if someone said that a high school football coach was awarded the title after posting a losing record?Would you believe it?
What if someone said the coach missed nearly all of preseason action because of heart surgery at the age of 77 and didn’t see his team play until its final scrimmage before opening week while sitting in the press box? Would that coach be worthy of the top honor as a coach?

 

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