EFFINGHAM — A multi-vehicle accident occured Tuesday morning on Interstate 57 between Sigel and Neoga. More information is forthcoming.
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Effingham area native has hand in groundbreaking research
Heartville native Jennifer Koechle will have a hand in groundbreaking research as the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine tackles new territory: hand transplants.
January unemployment climbs from December rates; but area sees decreased rates from one year ago
January's bad weather was reflected in unemployment figures released this week by the Illinois Department of Employment Security.
Unit 50 board talking about budgets
The Teutopolis Unit 50 Board of Education is expected to discuss both this year's and next year's budgets at its regular monthly meeting set for 7:30 p.m. Monday at the Teutopolis High School Media Center.
County Board has light agenda
The Effingham County Board is expected to welcome a group of 4-H Youth Ambassadors to its regular monthly meeting set for 4 p.m. Monday at the Effingham County Office Building.
Trial set for June in Effingham stabbing death
Trial was delayed again for an Effingham man accused of stabbing his roommate last spring.
Superintendent touts tax swap
When it comes to the countywide school facility sales tax, Superintendent Mark Doan wants to deal in facts.
Some feel school tax initiative unwise
Editor’s Note: This is the third in a series taking a look at the proposed 1 percent school facility sales tax that will be on the March 18 primary ballot.
As a former school board member, Steve Donaldson understands that school districts have building needs. But as chairman of the Effingham County Republican Party, the Beecher City man doesn’t believe the proposed school facility sales tax is the way to go.
Neoga School District to prep teachers before hearings
Neoga teachers will be made aware of the district's financial situation before the community hearings next week.
Hoefler named Catholic Diocese of Springfield vicar general
Bishop Thomas John Paprocki has named the Rev. David Hoefler to be vicar general/moderator of the curia for the Catholic Diocese of Springfield in Illinois, effective May 1. Rev. Hoefler succeeds Bishop-elect Carl Kemme who was named head of the Wichita Diocese on Feb. 20 and will be ordained a bishop there on May 1.
Mason man dies in Coles County accident
A Mason man died in a two vehicle accident on Interstate 57 in Coles County Wendesday.
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