Grain prices as reported by Effingham Equity and the Chicago Board of Trade last night:
Edward J. Blake of Blake Behme Gilbreth Links, PC, Attorneys at Law, has been named Attorney and Practice's Top 10 Attorney for Family Law for 2020.
Junior Shorthorn enthusiasts gathering from 24 states competed in the 2020 National Junior Shorthorn Show & Youth Conference in Abilene, Texas, June 22-27.
As we spend more time out of the house with outdoor activities such as spending time on the beach, hiking, swimming, etc., it is important everyone take steps to prevent sun damage on their skin.
Hannah Bland of Greenup and Andrew Cole of Toledo, both from Cumberland High School, were each awarded a Health CareeRX Club scholarship of $250 by the club coordinators.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced that more than 30 people lost their lives to drowning in June at lake and river projects the agency manages.
The annual Waldhoff Reunion at Dieterich Park at the July has been canceled because of the coronavirus. It has been rescheduled for next year on July 25, 2021, at Dieterich Park. For questions call Mary Jo at 217-342-6990.
HSHS St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital’s Wound Healing Center team was recently given the Center of Distinction award by Healogics, the nation’s largest provider of advanced wound care services.
Southeastern Illinois Community Foundation has awarded 100 students with the John L., Harry L., and Catherine Smysor Scholarship.
First Mid Bank & Trust was recently awarded $20,000 in grant funding from the Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago COVID-19 Relief Grant Program to assist small businesses and nonprofits affected by the pandemic.
Southeast Missouri State University senior Jordan Probst is passionate about educating individuals on health issues and helping others improve their lives.
The Illinois Chamber of Commerce has announced that they will be hosting a three-hour seminar at the state Chamber offices in Springfield (215 E. Adams Street). Michael Bantz of Inman & Fitzgibbons Ltd. will present the seminar on Tuesday, August 18, 2020 from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.
The America’s Farmers Grow Communities program, sponsored by Bayer Fund, partners with farmers to provide grants to local nonprofits to help their communities. Through the program, farmers enroll for the chance to direct a $2,500 donation to a local eligible nonprofit organization of their c…
Meridian Senior Living’s Illinois communities: The Villas at St. James, Villas of Holly Brook Chatham, Villas of Holly Brook Newton, Villas of Holly Brook Marshall, Villas of Holly Brook Effingham and Villas of Holly Brook Shelbyville are proud to announce that they are 100% COVID-Free. From…
Altamont Community School District Unit 10 will hold school registration on Wednesday, July 15 and Thursday, July 16 at the Altamont Grade School cafeteria from 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Farm Credit Illinois recently hired Kyle Kuhns of Altamont as an assistant vice president of crop insurance the Effingham regional office. The Effingham office serves farm families and rural landowners in Clay, Cumberland, Effingham, Fayette, Jasper, Marion, and Shelby Counties.
Secretary of State and State Librarian Jesse White awarded nearly $5.6 million in Adult Literacy Grants to help students develop and enhance their reading, math, writing and English-language skills.
Lake Land College published its Return to Campus Plan on July 1 that outlines the college’s plans for offering courses and services for the Fall 2020 semester during the pandemic. The plan aligns with the phases of the state’s Restore Illinois Plan and implements safety protocols to protect …
The 2020 Steam Threshing Days at the Illinois Amish Heritage Center located nine miles west of Arcola and three miles east of Arthur have been canceled. The event was set for July 31 and Aug. 1 and was canceled by the Board of Directors of the Illinois Amish Heritage Center.
Secretary of State Jesse White has unveiled a new ad campaign featuring a woman whose life was saved because of organ donation when she received a heart from a friend’s daughter.
The Effingham County Chamber of Commerce celebrates the opening of new businesses and welcomes new Chamber members with ribbon cuttings, new member pictures and other events and activities.
Effingham County FISH is now accepting applications for free school supplies for children in kindergarten through eighth grade who are in need and reside in Effingham County.
Secretary of State Jesse White and the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) announced two new laws that took effect July 1, which establish tougher penalties for drivers who seriously injure others while texting and driving and for those who cause severe injury to pedestrians.
Out of an abundance of caution and in response to the recent outbreak of COVID-19, the Fourth Judicial Circuit is amending its procedures in an attempt to reduce the possibility of spreading the disease.
Court reporters, and the transcripts they produce, are a support pillar of the court system, but a shortage of licensed court reporters is looming on the horizon.
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