Effingham Daily News, Effingham, IL

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  • 7-5 effy fourth 2.jpg Freedom, family and friends

    Ask 10 people what the Fourth of July means to them and you might get 10 different answers.

    July 6, 2014 3 Photos

  • Four injured in Vandalia accident

    Four people were sent to the hospital following a rollover accident outside Vandalia.

    July 3, 2014

  • Drug-induced homicide suspect appears in court

    The Vandalia man accused of providing a fatal dose of heroin to an Altamont man this past January made his first appearance in Effingham County Circuit Court Thursday.

    July 3, 2014

  • Plea may be near in Burr case

    The rural Dieterich woman accused of stabbing a man to death nearly three years ago may be close to accepting a negotiated plea in the case.

    July 3, 2014

  • Wyckoff faces stipulated bench trial

    An Effingham man is going to be tried on charges similar to those initially filed last September in connection with an alleged attack on a woman.

    July 3, 2014

  • Council debates public comment restrictions TONY HUFFMANDaily NewsWith some concerned that the current public comment protocol is too restrictive, Effingham City Council commissioners disputed the practice at this week’s meeting.The current protocol requires citizens to obtain a speaker card b

    July 3, 2014

  • Sports center at standstill TONY HUFFMANDaily NewsFollowing bids coming in nearly $4 million higher than projected, no final bid was awarded for the construction of the Richard E. Workman Sports and Wellness Center at Wednesday night’s Effingham Park District meeting.At the clo

    July 3, 2014

  • High bids put sports complex in limbo

    Following bids coming in nearly $4 million higher than projected, no final bid was awarded for the construction of the Richard E. Workman Sports and Wellness Center at Wednesday night's Effingham Park District meeting.

    July 2, 2014

  • Bond at $1 million in drug-induced homicide case

    A Vandalia man faces up to 30 years in prison for his alleged role in the heroin overdose death of an Altamont man earlier this year.

    July 2, 2014

  • Smart held on $30,000 bond

    A man accused of striking a construction worker with his vehicle had his first appearance in court Wednesday.

    July 2, 2014

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