Illinois Judges Association President Margaret J. Mullen has announced that 71 judges have been appointed to committees of the Illinois State Bar Association by its new President David Sosin.
Local installer Tick Tock Energy has been named one of the top solar contractors in the United States by Solar Power World magazine. Tick Tock Energy achieved a rank of 297 and recognized for the fifth year in a row.
Illinois State Police (ISP) District 12 Commander, Captain Cory Ristvedt, would like to remind motorists that area schools are opening their doors to begin the new school year.
The 15th annual Spaghetti Lunch Fundraiser for Catholic Charities will be Sunday, Sept. 15, at the Effingham Event Center (formerly K of C Hall in Effingham).
American Legion Auxiliary Liberty Unit 289 President Sarah Wyckoff called to order the Aug. 13 meeting. Those in attendance sang *God Bless America*.
Josh Layton is employed by the Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs as the Veterans Service Officer (VSO) in Effingham. He also serves the surrounding counties of Shelby and Jasper. He is a 9-plus-year veteran of the USMC having served his country in Korea, Iraq, Afghanistan, and Guantan…
Illinois State Police (ISP) District 12 Commander Captain Cory Ristvedt announces ISP will conduct Roadside Safety Checks (RSCs) in Fayette County during August. The use of RSCs combine a strong sense of public awareness and enforcement in order to save lives of the motoring public.
The U.S. Small Business Administration announced that Economic Injury Disaster Loans are available to small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and private nonprofit organizations located in Illinois as a result of excessive moisture, flooding…
Illinois State Police (ISP) District 12 Commander Captain Cory Ristvedt announces ISP will conduct Alcohol Countermeasure Enforcement (ACE) patrols in Effingham and Clay counties during August.
At a time when clean energy projects are developing across the state, the Illinois Clean Jobs Coalition and Faith in Place will host a community conversation at the Effingham Public Library to discuss ways to make clean, affordable energy accessible to everyone across Illinois.
As the remaining days of summer end and a new school year begins, HSHS St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital reminds parents that it is time to prepare their child for the new school year ahead.
Southeastern Illinois Community Foundation welcomes Maggie Meylor to the full-time staff of the regional philanthropic organization.
Seek Then Speak, a new tool to support sexual assault victims, is now available as a free resource for Bond, Fayette, Effingham, Clinton, Marion, Clay, Washington, Jefferson, Wayne, Hamilton and White counties. It is part of a new initiative brought to the community by SAFE.
Youth 8 to 15 can register to create personalized journals with crafting expert, Nancy Fearday, 10 a.m. Saturday, August 17, in the Bauer Room at Suzette Brumleve Memorial Effingham Public Library.
The Suzette Brumleve Memorial Effingham Public Library is pleased to host author and former resident, Sandra Schlager, Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the library’s Fearday Family Café.
Lake Shelbyville - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is partnering with the Lake Volunteers Association, Central Illinois Mountain Bike Association, General Dacey Trail Mountain Bike Club, and Bike and Hike Effingham to host the 2nd Annual DirtWorx MTB Fest on Sept. 13-15.
The 94th Kessler reunion will be held Sunday, Sept. 1, at Trinity Lutheran Church basement in Stewardson. The potluck dinner will begin at noon. Come and help us update the family tree. For more information call Patsy Lenz at 217-644-2667.
Effingham Community Unit School District 40 and Sacred Heart School recently announced the kindergarten through 12th grade student schedule for the 2019-2020 school year.
RJN Group Inc. will be starting on Monday, Aug, 12, the first phase of testing sanitary sewers in the City of Effingham in areas south of Rickelman Avenue, east of Keller Drive to Cumberland Court and north of Ford Avenue. That will also include Outer Belt West from Keller to Evergreen (incl…
The Cumberland and Clark County Soil and Water Conservation Districts will once again be sponsoring their annual Conservation Air Tour. The tour will be held Sunday, Aug, 25, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the Casey Airport. A rain date has been set for Sept. 8.
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