City of Effingham has announced the planned closure of Park Hills Drive between Cardinal and Pembroke streets today until repair work is completed on a storm sewer near 801 Park Hills Drive.
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Wind chills to dip below zero Thursday morning
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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.
Quinn announces Pinnacle Foods expansion
Gov. Pat Quinn announced that Pinnacle Foods Inc., a leading grocery manufacturer, will expand its plant in Fayette County and double its workforce in the first half of 2015
Reason for the Season
Robert Hayes believes the holiday season should focus on Jesus Christ. To illustrate that point, he and his wife, Lisa, built a large Bible that stands in their front yard.
Teen dies in early morning crash
A head-on collision Thursday led to the death of an 18-year-old, who was a senior at Effingham High School.
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