Moultrie Moment of the Week

Pictured above is an undated photo of Sheridan’s Men’s Clothing store which was located on the south side of the square in Sullivan. Please submit photos to the News Progress for future consideration. Originals will be saved for return or forwarded to Moultrie County Historical Society. If you have any other information, please contact the Moultrie County Historical Society at 217-728- 4085.

Pictured above is an undated photo of Sheridan’s Men’s Clothing store which was located on the south side of the square in Sullivan. Please submit photos to the News Progress for future consideration. Originals will be saved for return or forwarded to Moultrie County Historical Society. If you have any other information, please contact the Moultrie County Historical Society at 217-728- 4085.

Moultrie Moment of the Week

Pictured above is the Bethany Star Market BB team. This photo was taken in the mid to late 1970’s. Front row: Buck Siere, Larry Bandy, Jim Waggoner, Van Bolin, Jim Davis and Mark Cuttill. Back row: Larry Cuttill, Mike Welsh, Greg Cuttill, Jeff Cuttill, Stan Patrick and Charlie Bland. Please submit photos to the News Progress for future consideration. Originals will be saved for return or forwarded to Moultrie County Historical Society. If you have any other information, please contact the Moultrie County Historical Society at 217-728- 4085.

Pictured above is the Bethany Star Market BB team. This photo was taken in the mid to late 1970’s. Front row: Buck Siere, Larry Bandy, Jim Waggoner, Van Bolin, Jim Davis and Mark Cuttill. Back row: Larry Cuttill, Mike Welsh, Greg Cuttill, Jeff Cuttill, Stan Patrick and Charlie Bland. Please submit photos to the News Progress for future consideration. Originals will be saved for return or forwarded to Moultrie County Historical Society. If you have any other information, please contact the Moultrie County Historical Society at 217-728- 4085.

Moultrie Moment of the Week

Pictured above is the breaking of the bridge deck of the old Route 32 bridge over the Kaskaskia River marking the beginning of the end of the structure. This photo was taken in early 1966. Please submit photos to the News Progress for future consideration. Originals will be saved for return or forwarded to Moultrie County Historical Society. If you have any other information, please contact the Moultrie County Historical Society at 217-728- 4085.

Pictured above is the breaking of the bridge deck of the old Route 32 bridge over the Kaskaskia River marking the beginning of the end of the structure. This photo was taken in early 1966. Please submit photos to the News Progress for future consideration. Originals will be saved for return or forwarded to Moultrie County Historical Society. If you have any other information, please contact the Moultrie County Historical Society at 217-728- 4085.

Moultrie Moment of the Week

Pictured above is Belle Forest school in Lovington Township 1947-1948. Front row: A.J. Bolsen, Macia Bailey, Wanda Tohill, Lynda West, Helen Keyes Wacaser, teacher. 2nd row: Darrell Taylor, Jack Redfern. 3rd row: Dora York, Glen Woodard, Jordan York, Wanda Ruff. 4th row: Phyllis Tohill, Douglas York & Phyllis Butler. Originals will be saved for return or forwarded to Moultrie County Historical Society. If you have any other information, please contact the Moultrie County Historical Society at 217-728- 4085.. Please submit photos to the News Progress for future consideration. Originals will be saved for return or forwarded to Moultrie County Historical Society. If you have any other information, please contact the Moultrie County Historical Society at 217-728- 4085.

Pictured above is Belle Forest school in Lovington Township 1947-1948. Front row: A.J. Bolsen, Macia Bailey, Wanda Tohill, Lynda West, Helen Keyes Wacaser, teacher. 2nd row: Darrell Taylor, Jack Redfern. 3rd row: Dora York, Glen Woodard, Jordan York, Wanda Ruff. 4th row: Phyllis Tohill, Douglas York & Phyllis Butler. Originals will be saved for return or forwarded to Moultrie County Historical Society. If you have any other information, please contact the Moultrie County Historical Society at 217-728- 4085.. Please submit photos to the News Progress for future consideration. Originals will be saved for return or forwarded to Moultrie County Historical Society. If you have any other information, please contact the Moultrie County Historical Society at 217-728- 4085.

Moultrie Moment of the Week

The George Garden Tool Company observed 70 years in history with an exhibition at the original factory site where Agri-Fab in Sullivan now stands. Pictured above are original George Garden Tool employees from 1946. George Garden Tools employed as many as 450 people before closing in the mid 1960s. Originals will be saved for return or forwarded to Moultrie County Historical Society. If you have any other information, please contact the Moultrie County Historical Society at 217-728- 4085.

The George Garden Tool Company observed 70 years in history with an exhibition at the original factory site where Agri-Fab in Sullivan now stands. Pictured above are original George Garden Tool employees from 1946. George Garden Tools employed as many as 450 people before closing in the mid 1960s. Originals will be saved for return or forwarded to Moultrie County Historical Society. If you have any other information, please contact the Moultrie County Historical Society at 217-728- 4085.

Moultrie Moment of the Week

Pictured above is Campbell’s Barber Shop in Sullivan is where the Toy Bar is today. In the above February 1951 photograph from left: owner Jim Campbell, Johnny Selock, Frank Bond and Cecil Yates. Frank’s son Mac provided the photo and noted haircuts were $1 with 10 cents going to the owner. Bond went on to open a single shop in town charging 75 cents. Please submit photos to the News Progress for future consideration. Originals will be saved for return or forwarded to Moultrie County Historical Society. If you have any other information, please contact the Moultrie County Historical Society at 217-728- 4085.

Pictured above is Campbell’s Barber Shop in Sullivan is where the Toy Bar is today. In the above February 1951 photograph from left: owner Jim Campbell, Johnny Selock, Frank Bond and Cecil Yates. Frank’s son Mac provided the photo and noted haircuts were $1 with 10 cents going to the owner. Bond went on to open a single shop in town charging 75 cents. Please submit photos to the News Progress for future consideration. Originals will be saved for return or forwarded to Moultrie County Historical Society. If you have any other information, please contact the Moultrie County Historical Society at 217-728- 4085.

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Pictured above is Lovington High School class of 1946. Students include (in no particular order) Jim Applegate, Bob Shelton, Bill Brooks, Danny Smith, Don Ball, Joe Foster, John Swallow, Lawrence Hodge, B. Burge, B. Foley, Clint Simpson, unknown and Burl (coach/principal). Please submit photos to the News Progress for future consideration. Originals will be saved for return or forwarded to Moultrie County Historical Society. If you have any other information, please contact the Moultrie County Historical Society at 217-728- 4085.

Pictured above is Lovington High School class of 1946. Students include (in no particular order) Jim Applegate, Bob Shelton, Bill Brooks, Danny Smith, Don Ball, Joe Foster, John Swallow, Lawrence Hodge, B. Burge, B. Foley, Clint Simpson, unknown and Burl (coach/principal). Please submit photos to the News Progress for future consideration. Originals will be saved for return or forwarded to Moultrie County Historical Society. If you have any other information, please contact the Moultrie County Historical Society at 217-728- 4085.

Moultrie Moment of the Week

Pictured above are Alexander Lumber Co. (Sullivan) employees in 1976. Please submit photos to the News Progress for future consideration. Originals will be saved for return or forwarded to Moultrie County Historical Society. If you have any other information, please contact the Moultrie County Historical Society at 217-728- 4085.

Pictured above are Alexander Lumber Co. (Sullivan) employees in 1976. Please submit photos to the News Progress for future consideration. Originals will be saved for return or forwarded to Moultrie County Historical Society. If you have any other information, please contact the Moultrie County Historical Society at 217-728- 4085.

Moultrie Moment of the Week

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Pictured above is the dairy barn at the Masonic Home in Sullivan. This photo was taken around the 1930’s. Please submit photos to the News Progress for future consideration. Originals will be saved for return or forwarded to Moultrie County Historical Society. If you have any other information, please contact the Moultrie County Historical Society at 217-728-4085.

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John F. & Alfred Eden owned this store on W. Harrison St. in Sullivan. This photo was taken about 1910. This row of buildings still exist and are directly behind 1st National Bank. Please submit photos to the News Progress for future consideration. Originals will be saved for return or forwarded to Moultrie County Historical Society. If you have any other information, please contact the Moultrie County Historical Society at 217-728- 4085.

John F. & Alfred Eden owned this store on W. Harrison St. in Sullivan. This photo was taken about 1910. This row of buildings still exist and are directly behind 1st National Bank. Please submit photos to the News Progress for future consideration. Originals will be saved for return or forwarded to Moultrie County Historical Society. If you have any other information, please contact the Moultrie County Historical Society at 217-728- 4085.