Grain prices as reported by Effingham Equity and the Chicago Board of Trade last night:
Recently various local nonprofit organizations with a 501(c)3 certificate made presentations to United Way of Effingham County requesting funding from the 2020-21 Campaign.
Lake Land College welcomed eight freshmen students to the Student Government Association for 2020-2021 school year at the October board of trustees meeting.
Lakeview College of Nursing in Danville and Charleston awarded numerous scholarships for the fall 2020 semester. The following area students are among those who received scholarships:
With colder temperatures and winter approaching, Sarah Bush Lincoln is making changes to its COVID-19 testing sites and procedures. The Drive-Thru COVID-19 garage will close at noon on Saturday, Oct. 31.
In early 2020, Bayer Fund’s America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education partnered with local farmers to nominate rural public school districts and award grants to enhance their science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) curriculum. Because area farmers answered the call, through Grow Rural …
Teens are experiencing anxiety, stress and depression throughout the pandemic, according to a Harris Poll conducted by 4-H, the national youth development organization.
The American Soybean Association (ASA) wants to award a scholarship to an outstanding high school senior interested in pursuing agriculture.
Johnna Schultz, assistant director at Effingham Public Library, received the 2020 Illinois Library Association (ILA) Reference Services Award. This award is given annually for excellence in providing assistance to library users as they seek and use information. The award is sponsored by Ance…
Land of Lincoln Legal Aid, a legal aid provider in central and southern Illinois, received a 2020 Governor’s Engaging Aging Award, after being nominated by AgeSmart Community Resources.
Dieterich Bank of Effingham held a groundbreaking ceremony Thursday afternoon Oct. 15 for its new bank location on South Route 157 in Edwardsville, Illinois.
The Effingham County Case Manager has seen an uptick in identity theft as it relates to fraudulent unemployment claims and would like to alert the public as to what to do if you receive a UI Finding letter, debit card or payment for an unemployment claim that you did not make.
Local Mediacom employee Michael Sarver was recognized as one of the company’s top-performing employees who demonstrated outstanding efforts to serve customers during the past year.
ATLANTA – Takeuchi-US, an innovative global leader in compact equipment, has introduced Dittamore Implement as a new dealer in Teutopolis. The dealer specializes in machinery sales, product support and serivce. Dittamore Implement is a family owned business that was founded in 1975, and has …
Kassie Stanfield, daughter of Kelly Stanfield and 2014 graduate of Effingham High School, spoke to Effingham Sunrise Rotary about her upcoming volunteer trip.
Robert and Julie Began, along with their daughter, Hannah, have established the Heather Began Memorial Education Fund in memory of their daughter, Heather. The fund will award grants to K-4 educators in Altamont, Illinois, and her former school in Avondale, Arizona.
On Sept. 26, three South Central FFA students participated in the State Forestry career development event. The competition was held in a virtual format and covered chainsaw parts, mapping, equipment identification, tree identification and forest disorders. The students who competed were, fro…
South Central FFA members partnered with Cusumano and Sons Inc. to provide their community with affordable fresh fruit and vegetable boxes and help families gain access to healthy food. The South Central FFA members sold fresh fruit and vegetable boxes to friends and family in the area. On S…
On Sept. 21, some South Central FFA members attended a virtual workshop hosted by Illinois’ National Officer candidate and former Illinois FFA state officer, Miriam Hoffman.
This Week's Circulars
Lynn A. Piper, 55, of Brownstown, died at 12:06 a.m. Monday, October 26, 2020 at Terre Haute Regional Hospital, Terre Haute, IN. There will be a public visitation from 10:00 until 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 31, 2020 followed by a private family funeral service at Overcup Baptist Church,…
- Three arrested on mob action charges
- Effingham woman killed in accident
- Clock ticking on mall property
- Fifth person charged in connection to Olney murder
- Effingham man pleads guilty in home invasion case
- Pritzker: H.S. basketball now considered 'high risk,' only no-contact practice, training allowed for now
- Heroes Honored: Effingham Fire Department commends actions of 6 residents
- Montrose man pleads guilty in robbery case
- Local Pulse: The worker, the lawyer and the pastor; area voters share their views
- UPDATE: Two more regions to see COVID-19 mitigations as pace of hospitalization growth quickens