Grain prices as reported by Effingham Equity and the Chicago Board of Trade last night:
United Way Board of Directors would like to thank all businesses and individuals who have donated to the United Way campaign to date. The campaign officially closes on Jan. 31.
The Illinois Sheriffs’ Association will be awarding over $58,000 in college scholarships throughout the state of Illinois to students wishing to pursue higher education during the 2021-2022 academic year.
Kenny Stice and employees from Siemer Milling Company presented a check to Lora Bergfeld, board president, and representatives from United Way of Effingham County. Donations raised through their 2020 employee and corporate campaign total $20,610. Twenty local partner agencies receive funding…
Kayla Duncan and employees from West & Company presented a check to Linda Hemmen and Michelle Gillespie from United Way of Effingham County. Donations raised through their employee and corporate campaign totaled $3,820. This was a 27% increase from last year. Twenty local partner agencie…
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville has announced the names of students qualifying for the Fall 2020 Dean’s List. To qualify, a student must maintain a grade-point average of 3.5 or better and have 12 hours calculated.
Lynn Higgs and employees of Agracel Inc. presented a check to Kelsey Goeckner, campaign chair, and representatives from United Way of Effingham County. Employee and corporate donations raised during their 2020 campaign totaled $17,150. This was a 15% increase from last year. Twenty local par…
Cindy Grunloh presented a check to Linda Hemmen and Michelle Gillespie with United Way of Effingham County. Employee and corporate donations raised during their 2020 Campaign totaled $1,500. Twenty local partner Agencies receive funding from the United Way of Effingham County campaign. From …
Dennis Rubin and employees of First National Bank of Waterloo presented a check to Kelsey Goeckner and representatives from United Way of Effingham County. Corporate and employee donations totaled $880 during their 2020 campaign. The bank had 100% participation of employees donating to the c…
The ROE 3, Alternative Education Programs announces its honor roll for second quarter and first semester. Honor roll indicates a “B” average or better for the term.
The Effingham County Chamber of Commerce welcomed new member FTS Sound, which offers production services for videos and podcasts. They offer sound, lighting and engineering for live sound and also offer system installations. Shown, from left, are Chamber Ambassadors Brandon Pals, Jerry Janse…
Southeastern Illinois Community Foundation recently announced the recipients of the Bill and Jacquelyn Jordan Anderson Fund for Visual Arts and the Bill and Jacquelyn Jordan Anderson Fund for Youth for 2020. The recipients include Big Brothers Big Sisters, Buckeye Friends School, Crisis Nurs…
The Growmark Foundation is once again offering a $1,500 scholarship program for students in the United States and Ontario, Canada, pursing two-or four-year degrees or trade school certification in an agriculture-related field.
South Central FFA Chapter spent time during the month of December making wooden Christmas ornaments by hand for the residents of two local nursing homes. The ornaments were made out of Hackberry and Shingle Oak wood from an FFA member’s property. FFA members cut the wood into disks, painted …
HSHS St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital and Prairie Heart Institute want to ensure area residents stay as safe as possible this winter when venturing outdoors.
Colby Higgs, KD9PJN, left, and Ed Frey, K9EMP, passed technical written examinations on Amateur Radio theory and operations and have successfully upgraded to Amateur Extra class. They now have full access to all amateur radio frequencies. Amateur Extra is the highest class of HAM radio classes.
Erich Metzelaars, KD9PMB, left , Sandra Burk, KD9PJF, and Kurt Mette, KD9NBN, passed FCC amateur radio tests to upgrade to General Class operators. They now have full access to all HAM Radio bands. The National Trail Amateur Radio Club recently sponsored the FCC class and provided testing.
Cowden-Herrick Junior High math teacher Kelsey Mayfield held a competition for her students to see who could collect the most soda tabs. This is her ninth year having the competition.
Teutopolis Junior High School eighth-grader Andrew Probst won first place in the National Geographic Geobee, with another eighth-grader, Tyler Petersen, finishing second.
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