EFFINGHAM — The City of Effingham has announced the closure of North Banker Street between Washington Ave. and St. Anthony Ave from 9:30 a.m. today until further notice. They will be working on repair of a water main leak. We will advise you when the street is reopened.
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Frontier to reimburse overcharged customers
Frontier Telephone Company customers who saw their 911 surcharge doubled in their last bill can rest easy.
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Wind chills to dip below zero Thursday morning
Bundle up! It's about to get even colder.
Man wanted in Cumberland County arrested
A Mattoon man accused of firing into five Coles County homes also was wanted on a Cumberland County warrant.
Boos expansion receives unanimous approval
Effingham Plan Commission approved Tuesday a site plan for a 42,000-square-foot addition to the John Boos Company building on U.S. 45.
Board member calls for sheriff's resignation
Effingham County Sheriff John Monnet said he has secured legal representation to fight allegations of financial mismanagement and deceit within his office.
Willow's mom makes first court appearance
Ciara DeRyke, the mother of slain Willow Long, made her first court appearance in Effingham County Circuit Court Tuesday.
Sheriff candidates draw for ballot order
Effingham County Sheriff's Deputy Darren Feldkamp drew the No. 1 slot out of a bowl provided by County Clerk Kerry Hirtzel at the Effingham County Office Building Tuesday morning
UPDATE: Willow's mom arrested in daughter's disappearance
Ciara DeRyke, mother of Willow Long, was arrested Monday for providing false statements during the investigation into WIllow's disappearance.
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