The Illinois Library Association recently announced recipients of the 2019 ILA Awards.
Joanna Mitchell of Effingham recently attended Space Academy at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center, home of Space Camp, Space Camp Robotics, Aviation Challenge, U.S. Cyber Camp and NASA Marshall Space Flight Center's Official Visitor Center.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Friends of Lake Shelbyville will hold a silent auction for impounded deer stands and climbing sticks on Saturday, Aug. 10, from 8:30 to 11 a.m. at the government vehicle compound south of the Lake Shelbyville Administration Building.
On July 13, the University of Illinois Extension office in Effingham County held the 2019 Effingham County 4-H Foods & Clothing Show Day at the First Baptist Church in Effingham.
SPRINGFIELD — The U.S. Census Bureau's Statistics in Schools program invites Illinois teachers to become 2020 Census ambassadors. Ambassadors will champion the 2020 Census in their classrooms, schools and communities and in doing so help Illinois achieve a complete 2020 Census count.
SDS Technology announced the appointment of Vanessa McKee as Office Manager. She will join the leadership team of Steve Schallert, President and CEO, Sherry Waldo, Sales and Marketing Manager and Tim Woodall, Service Manager.
Citing his commitment to the sanctity of human life, the Second Amendment and his opposition to tax increases, Cory Musgrave officially announced his intention to run for State Representative in the 109th District.
Kim Jansen was Tourism Director for the City of Effingham for several years. Jansen has taken that experience and applied it to her new role as Marketing Director at the EPC.
On World Water Day March 22, EJ Water was invited to be a part of the Small Communities Water Dialogue at the U.S. Chamber in Washington, D.C. Among the attendees invited to the discussion were the EPA, USDA, RCAP, National Government Association, FEMA, Goldman Sachs, Rural Development, and …
The Effingham Public Library is conducting a short survey to gauge public interest in expanding access to the library to those who live outside of the city of Effingham.
Darren Bailey, who currently serves as a State Representative in the 109th District, announced his intentions to run for the Illinois State Senate in the 55th District.
Dr. Ryan Jennings, Chief Medical Officer at HSHS St Anthony's Memorial Hospital, spoke on the Zero Harm goal of the hospital and what its has done to help make Zero Harm obtainable.
Nearly nine months after his unopposed general election victory, Dr. Kyle Thompson was sworn in as Regional Superintendent on July 1. Surrounded by Regional Office of Education 11 staff, Thompson repeated the oath of office at the Coles County Courthouse as directed by County Clerk Julie Coe.
Though fireworks are exciting, festive and fun, HSHS St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital wants to remind community members that fireworks can also be dangerous. June 1 through July 4 is National Fireworks Safety Month, and it is important to understand firework safety and prevent serious injuries.
Al and Ann Church stand with the Effingham Daily News in front of the Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, Turkey, on June 13. The couple spent seven days in Istanbul and four days in northwestern Turkey, visiting many important Greek, Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman historical sites. Submit your travel p…
The Effingham County Chamber of Commerce will host the First Friday Luncheon on July 12 from noon to 1 p.m. at the Holiday Inn in the Lincoln/Kennedy room located at 1301 Ave of Mid America in Effingham.
The broadband and telecommunications industry presented Mediacom Communications with a top technology award based on the company’s creation and implementation of “Molli,” a virtual assistant that uses artificial intelligence (AI) to augment customer service.
Effingham Attorney Q. Anthony (“Tony”) Siemer has recently relocated his law practice to the Lincolnland Building. The firm is located at 1901 South Fourth Street, Suite 203 (north end of building just off the elevator).
Illinois State Police (ISP) District 12 Commander, Captain Cory Ristvedt, announces ISP will conduct Roadside Safety Checks (RSCs) in Effingham County during July.
- Police investigating Shelbyville homicide
- Overgrown landscaping causes eyesore, passersby say
- Bond set at $5 million in Shelbyville murder case
- Fayette Avenue project closer to reality with funding
- Sarah Ruholl Sehy opinion column: County should start collecting tipping fee for recycling
- Woman injured in car accident
- Nash Naam earns international recognition
- SECOND UPDATE: Bond set at $5 million in Shelbyville murder case; defendant returned to state prison to await trial
- Driver killed in accident in Cumberland County
- Trucks collide in two-vehicle accident
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