Grain prices as reported by Effingham Equity and the Chicago Board of Trade last night:
The City of Effingham has been informed a crew will be on Jefferson Avenue Monday, Oct. 21, to stripe the pavement. This includes stop bars, turn arrows, centerline and parking stalls.
Jeffrey G. Ludwig, President and Chief Executive Officer of Midland States Bancorp Inc., has been named as a 2019 recipient of the Eastern Illinois University Distinguished Alumnus Award, the highest alumni award presented by the university.
United Way of Effingham County was recently selected from applicants across the U.S. to receive one of 400 bottles from Buffalo Trace Distillery’s 6 millionth barrel.
Make A Difference Day 2019 will be observed on Saturday, Oct. 26, and the GFWC Illinois Effingham Women of Today recently completed its club project in observance. Make A Difference Day is the largest national day of community service and is a celebration of neighbor helping neighbor.
State Rep. Darren Bailey (R-Xenia) is reminding high school, college and non-traditional students planning to attend college next school year that they may submit the free application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to the federal government for consideration of financial aid dollars.
Navy Veteran, former police officer, former IRS Analyst, Harley-Davidson enthusiast and Republican Peggy Hubbard officially announced her campaign to unseat longtime incumbent Dick Durbin.
Former Lake County Sheriff Mark Curran announced his intention to seek the Republican nomination for United States Senate in an effort to unseat 38-year incumbent Dick Durbin.
Land of Lincoln Honor Flight (LLHF) will take its final 2019 Honor Flight on Tuesday, Oct. 29, departing from Springfield’s Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport honoring 94 American veterans.
Regional Office of Education 11 hosted Future Teacher Night Wednesday. The goal of the event was to bring options to individuals interested in becoming a teacher. The event was standing-room only with over 75 people in attendance.
The Strasburg American Legion Auxiliary will again be collecting items for Illiana VA (Danville) through Veterans Day. Community members may take items to the Strasburg Village Office on a Monday, Wednesday or Thursday.
The University of Illinois Extension serving Moultrie, Douglas and Shelby Counties collaborated with Shelby County Farm Bureau and Shelby County 4-H Federation to provide Healthy Harvest bags to area farmers. The bags include a brochure on how to have a safe and healthy harvest, bottled water, Gatorade and snacks sponsored by 4-H Federation. 4-H Federation packed 465 bags at their October meeting.
American Legion Auxiliary Liberty Unit 289 President Sarah Wyckoff called to order the October 8, 2019 meeting. Roll call was taken with six officers present.
State Rep. Darren Bailey, R-Xenia, met with Eastern Illinois University (EIU) president David Glassman and toured the campus. Currently, there are almost 400 students enrolled at EIU who either went to high school or transferred from community colleges within the 109th House District represe…
Poss Music Works is proud to announce its new “Artist in Residence” program. The inaugural program will feature Micahlan Boney, from South Georgia, more recently living in Nashville, TN.
Aubrey Roberts and Reagan Kuenstler, members of Daisy Dolls and Guys 4-H club give out milk snacks and dairy recipes at S&W Supermarket in Altamont for Dairy Month.
When asked what part of 4-H made the biggest impact on him, Stetson Bierman said “my 4-H projects.” An obvious answer since he took his horse project to the next level, all the way to the rodeo.
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