Effingham Daily News, Effingham, IL

Local News

April 9, 2013

Local election updates

EFFINGHAM — Following are vote totals for contested races for positions in Douglas Township, Effingham Unit 40 school board and Teutopolis Unit 50 school board as they come in.

With all 37 precincts reporting

For stories on some of the races, see Wednesday's print edition of Daily News

Douglas Township


Ron Overbeck: 806

John Lange: 579


Peggy Campbell:  645

Mary Jo Althoff: 703


James Ping   954

Highway Commissioner

Michael Wlliamson:  536

Kurt Haarmann:  645

Tim Koester:  178


C. Wayne Russell  520

Luke Doedtman  816

Nick Althoff  688

Art Kinkelaar  657

Don Koester  545

Paul Rexroat  686


Unit 40 Board of Education

Steve Bone: 1,010

James Keith: 704

Kenneth Cleeton II: 427

Laurie King: 977

Galen Altman: 707

James Osborn: 744

Brian Wick: 807


Teutopolis Unit 50 Board of Education

Marty Siemer  1,008

Daniel Burke  784

Carl Repking  949

Fran Thoele  334

Beecher City


Renee Schoenfeld  39

Trustees (4-year terms) (Vote for 3)

Denise Childress  33

Kathy Doty  37

Jason Wells  35

Trustee (Unexpired 2-year term)

Jessica Christianson  37



Burl Griffith  65

Brad Hardiek  165

Trustees (Vote for 3)

JoAnn Donaldson  151

Michael “Mike” Meyer  173

Mike French  158



Ronald James Pagel  38

Trustees (Vote for 3)

Ervin E. Yocum  27



Carolyn Jansen  41


No candidate

Trustees (Vote for 3)

Derek Schorman  42

Eric Esker  42

William Kingery  25

Dennis Fletcher  15




Linda Moore  19


Derrick Helmbacher  17

Trustees (Vote for 3)

Darren Kepzig  17



Greg Hess  323

Trustees (Vote for 3)

John Mette  287

Gregory A. Oseland  268

David Tegeler  277



Duane Sapp  48


Mary J Beck  55

Trustees (Vote for 3)

Coly Higgs  42

John Flack  39

Arthur T. Walker  34



Sandy Henderson  54

Shane Monnet  39


Tina Moore  80


Melody Culver  85

Trustees (Vote for 3)

Vivian Cain  63

Brenda Byers  68

Donald Flowers  64

Thomas Kelley  44




Lloyd G. Foster  234


Shirley J. Moore  236


No candidates

Highway Commissioner

Joe Workman 239

Trustees (Vote for 4)

Stephen S. Davis  172

Katharine C. Dickens  190

Ralph Vogel  167

Mark Workman  177



Scott Beal  165


Eugene A. Logue 171

Highway Commissioner

Dennis L. Vaughn  120

Tom Fitzwilliam  23

Gregory Beccue  41

Trustees (Vote for 4)

Mark Holland  125

Dale McCloy  89

Carroll Roedl  83

Iris Ashbaugh  104

Wendell Alwardt  123

Michael Runge  118

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Local News
  • Missouri driver ejected, killed Tuesday ST. ELMO -- A driver from Missouri was killed when the semi she was driving overturned on Interstate 70 Tuesday. Royce E. Horton, 50, of Highlandville, Mo., was driving a maroon and white Freightliner truck-tractor westbound at 3:36 a.m. Tuesday on I

    April 24, 2014

  • Stew-Stras to upgrade technology STRASBURG -- With no new technology purchased since 2011, new computers will finally be coming to Stewardson-Strasburg Schools starting next year. Superintendent Michele Lindenmeyer said the district will be rolling out technology in phases over the

    April 24, 2014

  • Semi driver dead in accident on I-70

    A semi driver from Missouri was killed when their vehicle overturned on I-70 Tuesday.

    April 23, 2014

  • Shumway meth suspects plead not guilty

    Two of the four arrested in a Shumway methamphetamine bust earlier this month pleaded not guilty Tuesday in Effingham County Circuit Court.

    April 22, 2014

  • Man found dead from gunshot wound ST. ELMO -- Fayette County authorities are investigating two unrelated deaths over the weekend. Matthew Austin, 47, of St. Elmo was found dead in his pickup by a family member at 9:30 p.m. Saturday at 501 W. Cumberland Road in St. Elmo. Austin appear

    April 22, 2014

  • Library seeks community support

    With a bid letting set for September and renovation of the old Fifth Third Bank slated to begin in December, the Library Board is actively looking for community support in fundraising. 

    April 21, 2014

  • Effingham man gets five-year sentence for meth lab

    An Effingham man was sentenced to five years in prison Monday on a charge of participation in methamphetamine manufacturing.

    April 21, 2014

  • Grand jury indicts Miller on new charge

    An Effingham County grand jury indicted an Altamont man last week on drug-induced homicide charges stemming from the heroin overdose death of an Effingham woman earlier this year.

    April 21, 2014

  • Effingham woman found dead in Vandalia home

    An Effingham woman was found dead in a friend's home Saturday in Vandalia.

    April 21, 2014

  • St. Elmo man found dead of gunshot wound

    Investigations are underway after a man was found dead in a truck in St. Elmo Saturday.

    April 21, 2014

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