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.

Bridge results from the Wednesday, Aug. 14, match in Effingham were:

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.

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.

Bridge results from the Wednesday, Aug. 7, match in Effingham were:

2019 Chevrolet Trax SUV, Dodge Journey SE, Chrysler Dodge Jeep Sprinter, Ford Fusion Sedan, Honda Civic Sport, Buick Encore or $15,000 cash — Meg Deters

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.

Thursday Evening Pairs Thursday Eve Session August 8, 2019

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.

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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