Sullivan Edges Past OV in Home Quadrangular Golf Match

September 17, 2014
Photo by RR Best Sullivan's Tommy Schibur puts during last Thursday's triangular at the Sullivan Country Club.

Photo by RR Best
Sullivan’s Tommy Schibur puts during last Thursday’s triangular at the Sullivan Country Club.

Three Redskins shoot 40s to earn second

by Keith Stewart

Hosting Okaw Valley, Shelbyville, and Meridian last Thursday, the Sullivan boys’ golf team earned second place, but only after squeaking by Okaw Valley.

Sullivan’s top three golfers shot in the 40s, while OV had two in seniors Devon Still, who shot a 46, and Jay Orris, who shot a 48. The Redskins’ Sam Mulligan and Kent Taber each shot a 46, while Joey Davison was three strokes behind at 49. Rounding out the team score was Eric Keller (56), Tommy Schibur (60), and Adam White (59) for a total of 197.

Okaw Valley meanwhile finished four strokes out from Sullivan for a team total of 201. Drew Fructl shot a 52, followed by Tanner Coleman and Austin Read More

LLC Honors Glazebrook with Exemplary Trustee Award

September 17, 2014

The Lake Land College Board of Trustees awarded Leland Glazebrook as a posthumous recipient of the Clem G. Phipps Exemplary Trustee Award last Tuesday evening.
His surviving family members – Richard Glazebrook and wife Carol; Roger Glazebrook and wife Sara; Sarah Glazebrook-Perry and husband Todd; and Jim Glazebrook and wife Tena – received the award on his behalf. Read More

In 3-2 Vote, Council Agrees to Purchase Patterson Property for $40,000

September 17, 2014

Dissenting votes cite lack of appraisal, believe price is too high
by Barry Featheringill
& Keith Stewart

After meeting in closed session last Monday to discuss the purchase or lease of real property for the use of the public body, the Sullivan city council then emerged and voted 3-2 in favor of moving forward on the purchase of property located at 402 S. Patterson for $40,000.
Commissioners Mike Kirk and Monte LeCrone both dissented, each citing that the price was, in their opinions, too high.
“Would it be logical for the city to own it?  Sure,” said LeCrone, in an email. “My no vote was the result of price and timing. We don’t know what it’s worth, but at the price given in the motion, [it] seems twice what I believe it’s worth.” Read More

Peace Meal Receives Three-Year Funding Award

September 17, 2014

Sarah Bush Lincoln was awarded funds to help support Peace Meal Senior Nutrition Program for the next three years.
The grant was received from the East Central Illinois Area Agency on Aging.
With the notification of the renewed funding, Peace Meal is restoring home delivery to five days a week beginning October 1 to seniors in its 14-county region. Read More

McDonald’s Perks Up Patrons with Free Coffee

September 17, 2014

Second national free coffee event goes from Sept. 16-29

McDonald’s has announced a second national Free Coffee Event, an opportunity for even more coffee lovers to enjoy a freshly brewed McCafé coffee.
From now through Sept. 29, guests may get a free small McCafé coffee all day at participating McDonald’s restaurants across the country. This event builds on McDonald’s first-ever Free Coffee Event launched in March when the company gave away millions of cups of free coffee during the two-week period. Read More

Power Outages Seen Across Moultrie Monday

September 17, 2014

The communities of Sullivan, Lovington, and Bethany all were the victim of a power outage Monday, though some to more an extent than others.
According to Ameren Illinois  spokeswoman Marcelyn Love, storms, which moved through the area around 11 a.m. Monday, were credited with the outage, including outages in Bethany that later caused Okaw Valley officials to dismis students early at 1:15 p.m. Read More