Moultrie Moment of the Week

Moultrie Moment of the Week                                                    Pictured above are students from Dry Ridge School (Lowe Township) in the mid 1940’s Front row, left to right: Janice Maycroft, Unknown, Dale Maycroft, Unknown, Richard Pankey. Back row, left to right: Teacher, Lorraine Steck, Wayne Mayfield, Unknown, Herbert Lee Rigg. 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 students from Dry Ridge School (Lowe Township) in the mid 1940’s Front row, left to right: Janice Maycroft, Unknown, Dale Maycroft, Unknown, Richard Pankey. Back row, left to right: Teacher, Lorraine Steck, Wayne Mayfield, Unknown, Herbert Lee Rigg. 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

Moultrie Moment of the Week                                                    Lovington Mule Skinners—Took care of the mules that were used to haul coal from the shaft mine in Lovington- The Lovington Coal Mine closed in 1924. this photo was donated by Roy Bolin. Partially identified: Top row from left Reenie Eckel, George Simpson, ?, (bottom) Ralph Morthland, Pearl Cantor, Mox Jurick, and Edra Morthland. 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
Lovington Mule Skinners—Took care of the mules that were used to haul coal from the shaft mine in Lovington- The Lovington Coal Mine closed in 1924. this photo was donated by Roy Bolin. Partially identified: Top row from left Reenie Eckel, George Simpson, ?, (bottom) Ralph Morthland, Pearl Cantor, Mox Jurick, and Edra Morthland. 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. For the story on this photo, click here.

Moultrie Moment of the Week

Moultrie Moment of the Week                                                    Pictured above are students from Dry Ridge School (Lowe Township) in the mid 1940’s Front row, left to right: Wayne Mayfield, Evelyn West, Dale Maycroft, Janice Maycroft, Richard Pankey. Back row, left to right: Teacher, Lorraine Steck, Joyce West, Garvin West, Herbert Lee Rigg. 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 students from Dry Ridge School (Lowe Township) in the mid 1940’s Front row, left to right: Wayne Mayfield, Evelyn West, Dale Maycroft, Janice Maycroft, Richard Pankey. Back row, left to right: Teacher, Lorraine Steck, Joyce West, Garvin West, Herbert Lee Rigg. 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

Moultrie Moment of the Week CROCKETT’S RESTAURANT- was the spot for this photo from late 1930s and submitted by Emogene Burrows of Sullivan. Formerly Bill George’s Restaurant, which is where Ms. Burrows worked in 1938 for a dollar a day.  Pictured are Barbara, Mrs. Crockett, Marvin Crockett, Blonson, Nola Wren, Francis Vandeveer, Mrs. Payne, Mrs. Barry, Jean Morn, Lean Surtzer, Wilma Hubbard and three year old Ronnie Applegate. The location is where Sullivan Pharmacy is today. Please submit photos to the News Progress for future consideration. Originals will be saved for return or forwarded to Moultrie County Historical Society.

Moultrie Moment of the Week
CROCKETT’S RESTAURANT- was the spot for this photo from late 1930s and submitted by Emogene Burrows of Sullivan. Formerly Bill George’s Restaurant, which is where Ms. Burrows worked in 1938 for a dollar a day. Pictured are Barbara, Mrs. Crockett, Marvin Crockett, Blonson, Nola Wren, Francis Vandeveer, Mrs. Payne, Mrs. Barry, Jean Morn, Lean Surtzer, Wilma Hubbard and three year old Ronnie Applegate. The location is where Sullivan Pharmacy is today. Please submit photos to the News Progress for future consideration. Originals will be saved for return or forwarded to Moultrie County Historical Society.

MM of the Week: 3.11.15

Moultrie Moment of the Week                                                    Pictured above is the old Jonathan Creek Township Hall before being torn down. The hall was built in 1909.  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 old Jonathan Creek Township Hall before being torn down. The hall was built in 1909. If you have any other information, please contact the Moultrie County Historical Society at 217-728-4085.

Moultrie Moment of the Week 7.23.14

Moultrie Moment of the Week                                                    Pictured from 1946 is a new OK Jobbers’ delivery truck. From left to right: Hank Butler, Floyd Buckalew, Albert Wilhem, and Lynn Huntsburger - Owner/Founder. If you have any other information, please contact the Moultrie County Historical Society at 217-728-4085.

Moultrie Moment of the Week
Pictured from 1946 is a new OK Jobbers’ delivery truck. From left to right: Hank Butler, Floyd Buckalew, Albert Wilhem, and Lynn Huntsburger - Owner/Founder. If you have any other information, please contact the Moultrie County Historical Society at 217-728-4085.

Moultrie Moment Of The Week

Moultrie Moment of the Week                                                    Pictured here are 1st thru 6th grade students from 1950-1951. Pictured left to right are: Mrs. Phipps, teacher, Richard Johnson, Earline Willoughby, Leroy Kearney, Martha Rainey, Jim Kearney, Linda Hoffman, Dean Kearney, Unknown, Cora Yoder, Eugene Johnson, Margaret Titus, Jerry Titus, Sarah Yoder, Jim Willoughby, Elsie Yoder, Roger Shockley, Fay Willoughby, Ruben Yoder, Margaret Kearney, Levi Yoder and Katie Yoder.If you have any other information, please contact the Moultrie County Historical Society at 217-728-4085.

Moultrie Moment of the Week
Pictured here are 1st thru 6th grade students from 1950-1951. Pictured left to right are: Mrs. Phipps, teacher, Richard Johnson, Earline Willoughby, Leroy Kearney, Martha Rainey, Jim Kearney, Linda Hoffman, Dean Kearney, Unknown, Cora Yoder, Eugene Johnson, Margaret Titus, Jerry Titus, Sarah Yoder, Jim Willoughby, Elsie Yoder, Roger Shockley, Fay Willoughby, Ruben Yoder, Margaret Kearney, Levi Yoder and Katie Yoder.If you have any other information, please contact the Moultrie County Historical Society at 217-728-4085.