A 49-year-old Shelbyville man died in a crash on Route 16 in Shelbyville early Monday, according to Illinois State Police. Authorities had not identified him by mid-afternoon, pending notification of family.
The Effingham County Coroner’s Office is looking for next of kin of the driver involved in a fatal crash Monday morning on southbound Interstate 57, about four miles south of Effingham.
BEECHER CITY— Kids spent Saturday afternoon greasing up their hands in hopes of catching a pig during the Beecher City Corn Fest Greasy Pig Contest.
EFFINGHAM — A project that has been discussed for years might actually happen with the state funds packaged for what is being called “Rebuild Illinois.”
EFFINGHAM — A seven-tier high retaining wall that was built along with a road project to improve Illinois 32/33 on the northwest end of Effingham has recently come under fire on social media for its unkept landscaping.
The 2019 Relay for Life event kicked off in Teutopolis on Friday evening, with activities planned until the early morning hours on Saturday. This year's event had a 1980s theme.
The Effingham Police Department reported that at 3:08 p.m. on July 10 at the intersection of Keller and Ave of Mid America, a vehicle driven by a 17-year-old-juvenile turned into the path of and was struck by a vehicle driven by Melody L. Jenkins, 49, Lakewood. Jenkins sustained injuries and…
SHELBYVILLE — Deven A. Barger has been charged with first-degree murder and intentional homicide of an unborn child in the death of Samantha Cushing in Shelbyville.
EFFINGHAM — A female driver was injured Wednesday afternoon when a pickup truck failed to yield to her at the intersection of Keller Drive and Avenue of Mid-America, according to Assistant Fire Chief Matt Kulesza.
EFFINGHAM — A property owner will have to wait another month before hearing the Effingham Plan Commission’s recommendation about whether or not to rezone 18.15 acres for residential development.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Country rock band Confederate Railroad has been barred from performing at an Illinois state fair because of its use of the Confederate flag, setting off a firestorm by southern Illinois fans who believe they're under Chicago liberals' thumb of political correctness.
Deven A. Barger has been charged with first degree murder and intentional homicide of an unborn child in the death of Samantha Cushing in Shelbyville.
Maintenance work Wednesday morning may interrupt some services at the Effingham Daily News, such as paying bills online. Staff will not have access to email until about noon.
EFFINGHAM — The Effingham County Board Building and Grounds Committee moved to the full board Tuesday a plan for angled parking along Jefferson Avenue.
The Effingham Daily News began its annual Farm Fair special sections on Friday, July 5, with a look back over the fair's 75-year history. Watch for weekly installments of Farm Fair on Fridays in July as the newspaper explores the many ways agriculture – and the fair – are a central part of o…
EFFINGHAM — The Effingham Plan Commission will hold a public hearing to rezone 18 acres near the Effingham County Memorial Airport for potential residential development.
A man on parole for aggravated assault against a police officer was arrested on Monday in connection with the death of a Shelbyville woman after a high-speed chase through three counties, according to authorities.
SHELBYVILLE — The Dog Days of Summer Dog Show lived up to its name this year as hot and humid conditions during the day set the stage for the annual event at Lake Shelbyville Saturday afternoon.
EFFINGHAM — Chief of Police Jason McFarland was busy during Effingham's City Council this week with police related matters including presentation of two Citizen Service Citations for good deeds.
EFFINGHAM — The Effingham Unit District 40 Board of Education recently ratified the contract with the Effingham Education Support Professionals Association, ending a two-year period the support staff has been without a contract.
Work on Phase 1 of the Jefferson Avenue Project in Effinghgam will begin on Monday, July 8. Phase 1 incudes the closure of the intersection of Jefferson Avenue and Banker Street and a block in each direction from the intersection until further notice. Detour Routes will be posted.
SPRINGFIELD — Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed into law one of the most liberal reproductive health care measures in the country last month, but advocates and legislators say their work ensuring abortion is treated in statute the same as other health care is not yet finished.
The streets of downtown Dieterich were lined with people in lawn chairs some of them sitting under canopies to keep them and their children shaded from the sun on Thursday morning. Dieterich celebrated the Fourth of July with a variety of activities starting early in the morning with the Fir…
An Effingham woman and an Altamont man were sentenced June 26 for drug-related offenses in Fayette County, according to the Fayette County State's Attorney's Office.
SPRINGFIELD – On average, heat kills more people each year than other weather-related hazards, such as tornadoes, floods and lightning. To increase awareness about the dangers of extreme heat, the Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) and the Illinois Department of Labor are offering h…
This summer will be remembered for the 75th Annual Effingham County Fair to be held in Altamont, the longest running fair in Effingham County.
Ron Flake of Neoga decorates his property line with dozens of American flags on Wednesday in time for the holiday weekend. Flake enjoys placing flags out for patriotic holidays such as July 4, among others. Dawn Schabbing photo
Today in Illinois, the Fourth of July is a holiday for boating, barbecues and fireworks. In the state’s earliest days, the celebrations were more organized and formal — though the fireworks were a constant.
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