Young Eagles take to the sky over Effingham

Experimental Aircraft Association pilots volunteered their time and aircrafts Saturday to organize and fly youth between the ages of 8 and 17 during Young Eagles Day at Effingham County Memorial Airport. Front row, from left, are Dale Lenear, David Read, Keith Baumann, John Niemerg and Tim Mason; back row, from left, Event Coordinator Neil Swartzbaugh, EAA Chapter 16 President Doug McDevitt, Neil Baker, Phil Niemerg, Jerry McDaniel and Cory Wermert.

Reporter/Videographer

Charles Mills is reporter and videographer for the Effingham Daily News. A 1983 graduate of Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, he worked as senior video editor for a Nashville television station. He is a native of Vandalia.