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Daily News 1963 editions chronicle Kennedy assassination
From the day Kennedy was shot to Lee Harvey Oswald's own assassination, view the front pages of the Effingham Daily News that chronicled the events.
Residents deal with storm's aftermath
Monty Reeder of St. Elmo didn't know what he would be seeing when he exited his basement following the high winds that struck Fayette and Effingham counties Sunday.
NWS not confirming tornado sighting near Altamont
The National Weather Service in Lincoln is not confirming at this time whether a Tornado sighting in the Altamont area is in fact a tornado.
Effingham County Board to consider truancy ordinance, court fee
After months of discussion, the Effingham County Board is expected to consider Monday a revised truancy ordinance that protects the rights of parents who home-school their children.
Unit 40 board to discuss restructuring plan, tax swap
More long term planning, which includes the possibility of consolidating school district buildings with a countywide tax swap to fund it, are planned for Monday's Effingham Unit 40 School Board meeting.
Neoga School Board discusses proposed sales tax hike
Neoga School Board discussed the proposed Shelby County facility sales tax and committee formations at its meeting Thursday.
Sewer maintenance leads to gas leak
A natural gasline break led to at least one person being evacuated from a house on First Street, between St. Anthony Grade School and High School, with at least eight more residences being checked by the Effingham Fire Department. The fire department was called out at 11:11 a.m. Wednesday.
Willow's mom appears on drug-related charge
Ciara DeRyke stood before a Shelby County judge Wednesday morning to face a drug-related charge.
- Mishap causes crossing arms malfunction An electrical mishap caused railroad crossing arms throughout Effingham to malfunction Tuesday, leaving railroad worker to find another way to warn motorists of oncoming trains. The malfunction started shortly before noon after CSX workers struck a b
Unit 10 superintendent outlines benefits of proposed sales tax
Altamont School Board discussed facility improvements that could be possible if the proposed countywide sales tax increase were to pass.
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