Grain prices as reported by Effingham Equity and the Chicago Board of Trade last night:
J&J Ventures Gaming is the first terminal operator to be awarded the contract of providing Video Gaming Terminals (VGTs) at the 2021 Illinois state fairs in both Springfield and DuQuoin.
Claire Sudkamp and Paige Epplin have been named recipients of the 2021 Thomas J. Epplin Health Profession Scholarship. The recipients each received a $1,000 scholarship.
Thirteen members and four guests met on June 24 for the luncheon and meeting of the St. Elmo ExxonMobil Annuitants Club at the Ponderosa Steakhouse in Vandalia. CDC guidelines for social distancing and masks were practiced.
Effingham Knights of Columbus Council 665 made a $500 donation to Catholic Charities “Pack the Bus” campaign recently. Presenting the check to Brigid Hemrich of Catholic Charities is Past Grand Knight Jerry Steppe.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Lake Shelbyville will be conducting dove hunts on Wednesday, Sept. 1, t Whitley Creek and South Sand Creek Dove Fields.
Secretary of State and State Librarian Jesse White has awarded over $1.4 million in FY21 School District Library Grant Program awards to 649 public school districts. More than 1.5 million Illinois students served by school library media programs will benefit from the grants.
Effingham Elks Lodge 1016 donated $2,500 from the Elks National Foundation Gratitude Grant to the Effingham County Veterans Assistance Commission to provide emergency funds for families of veterans experiencing financial difficulties. From left are Jacob Cowger, Exalted Ruler, and Phil Toops…
Ed Frey K9EMP, left, receives the National Trail Amateur Radio Club’s Top Gun award for the most radio contacts made during the recent Ham radio exercise. Awarding the trophy is last year’s Top Gun Colby Higgs KD9PJN.
State Rep. Blaine Wilhour, R-Beecher City, would like his constituents in the 107th district to know about the “Museums in the Park” program available for the 2021-22 season.
U.S. Navy Interior Communications Electrician 3rd Class Brandon Can, from Altamont, points out Naval Air Station North Island to U.S. Navy Interior Communications Electrician Seaman Gueneverie Diffenbacher, from Louisville, Ky., as the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) transit…
Poss Music Works kicks off its Summer Concert Series with a performance by Taylor Steele and the Love Preachers on Friday, July 30, at The Stage at Lake Sara, located on Marine Rd. at Larson’s Landing. LoveSeat, featuring Bill and J.J. Passalacqua, will open the show.
Megan McMahon has been named the recipient of the Delbert and Maradyl Facklam Scholarship. Megan is a 2021 graduate of Teutopolis High School and plans to attend Eastern Illinois University.
Livestock and poultry producers who suffered losses during the pandemic due to insufficient access to processing can apply for assistance for those losses and the cost of depopulation and disposal of the animals.
Barbecue teams from all over the United States will be traveling to Downtown Effingham this weekend to compete for cash and bragging rights at the EffingHAM-JAM BBQ Cookoff located on the old courthouse grounds.
Midland States Bank donated to the Lake Sara Forever Project. From left are Jeff Mefford, Midland States Bank; Christo Schultz; Janet Kennedy; Tom Ryan; Cheryl Habing; Bob Kennedy; and Jeff Ludwig, Midland States Bank.
The American Legion Auxiliary recently awarded Grace Vonderheide, a member of Liberty Unit 289 of Strasburg, the Junior Member Scholarship.
CEFS and Lake Land College are partnering to provide financial assistance to qualifying students who are working toward a degree in child care or early education.
ALTAMONT – The sounds of country music will fill the air Saturday, July 17, as Austin Edwards and his band take the stage for a free concert in Schmidt park presented by SAFE.
This Week's Circulars
Jerri J. (Brown) Hutton, 68, of rural Stewardson, IL, passed away on Monday, July 26, 2021 in HSHS St. John's Hospital in Springfield, IL. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 31, 2021 in Brummerstedt Funeral Home in Stewardson. Burial will take place in Stewardson Ce…
Kathryn Y. Hartley, age 97, of West Frankfort (previously Benton), IL died on Monday, July 26, 2021 at the home of her daughter in Effingham while in the care of HSHS Hospice. Services will be held at Union Funeral Home, 213 E. Oak St., West Frankfort on Saturday, July 31, with visitation fr…
- Effingham Quiet Zone takes effect
- Judge rules in favor of city in Village Square Mall case
- EffingHAM-JAM draws crowd to Downtown Effingham
- Jim Nowlan, Guest Columnist: McDonald’s made my day
- Gesture of kindness for two-time cancer survivor
- Effingham County at substantial risk for virus spread; health officials advise everyone to mask up indoors
- Bailey talks policy, elections at Effingham campaign stop
- Pritzker ‘looking at all possible mitigations;’ masks mandated at driver facilities
- New bleachers, expanded seating among fairground upgrades
- Unit 40 uncertain on requiring masks as CDC updates guidelines