Schneck Foundation presents Obesity: Finding Solutions that Fit

If you want to be healthy, you don’t have time for the serious health consequences associated with being overweight. With a sharp rise in prevalence in recent years, obesity is perhaps the most …

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School Menus

Bradie Shrum BREAKFASTFruit, juice and milk served daily.Monday: Sausage gravy and biscuit, RS Cocoa Puffs and yogurtTuesday: Muffin, omelet, RS Cinnamon Toast CrunchWednesday: Chicken biscuit, …

Learning through STEM

Encouraging children to use their hands and foster a love for science and math has made the STEM Club a hit at Bradie Shrum Elementary School. Thanks to a Mahuron Education Grant through the …
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Salem youth baseball/softball clinics April 29

The Salem Parks and Rec. Department is offering a clinic for all 8U-12U baseball and softball teams this Saturday, April 29, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. This is a free event for those players signed up …

Don't miss the Spring Sports Section in The Democrat

All county spring sports teams are highlighted in the Sports Spring Section, a supplement to this week's issue of The Salem Democrat. Pick up your copy on newsstands this evening!
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Ace Hardware spring event this weekend!

Celebrate Spring at Ace Hardware of Salem, Saturday, April 22, from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. The garden center be full of beautiful flowers, trees and shrubs. Customers will be able to test drive a …

Salem Animal Shelter Pets

Dogs • “Maxine” the terrier mix is 6 and was originally adopted from the shelter when she was 1. She recently started killing chickens, so was returned to the shelter. She may be best as an …
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New Cheddar Depot owners

Kevin Stewart waits on a customer at Cheddar Depot. He and his wife, Dawn, are the new store owners. Watch the paper for a story.