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Grand jury indicts Miller on new charge
An Effingham County grand jury indicted an Altamont man last week on drug-induced homicide charges stemming from the heroin overdose death of an Effingham woman earlier this year.
Effingham woman found dead in Vandalia home
An Effingham woman was found dead in a friend's home Saturday in Vandalia.
St. Elmo man found dead of gunshot wound
Investigations are underway after a man was found dead in a truck in St. Elmo Saturday.
ATV accident sends Wheeler man to Carle Hospital
An ATV accident led to a Wheeler man being evacuated by air from the scene.
Donaldson re-elected as county GOP chief
Steve Donaldson of Liberty Township was re-elected chairman of the Effingham County Republican Central Committee during the group's recent convention at the Effingham County Office Building.
Crossings closing for repairs
A spokesman for Canadian National Railway (CN) has announced the following crossings in Effingham are scheduled to be closed for repair work during April.
Kluthe Center gives veterans a place to reflect
With help of the community, Tom Caldwell wants to give veterans a place to come to terms with civilian life.
Opinion: Plight of Christians in the Middle East
This Saturday and Sunday millions of Christians around the world will go to church to celebrate Easter.
A passion for wheels leads to a world-class vehicle collection
Since the late 1970s, Arthur Trost has bought, sold, collected or restored 69 vehicles. He has kept 10 of them, many from the '50s, an era he remembers fondly.
Opinion: My Easter Prayer
It was always our most solemn of holidays. Christmas was chaotic, the Christian aspect always front and center yet overshadowed by five boys anxiously awaiting the opening of gifts.
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