Moultrie Moment of the Week

Pictured above are Ellen McDevitt and Ann Zimmer outside the Grand Theater in Sullivan in 1949. 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 1910 Lovington baseball team. 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 Community Industries building in Sullivan in 1946. It was the corporate office for George aka Yard-Man, Agri-Fab, Felicity Fashions and Brach Candy. The factory for Felicity Fashions was also contained in this building.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 Sullivan Softball team from the late 1940’s or early 1950’s. Front center: Paul Feist. Front row: Mary Grant, Earline Seybert, Betty Goodard, Abbie Stearns, Carolyn Seybert. Back Row: Genny Sutton, Lavonne Perrine, Doris Feist, Nellie Lehman, Dorothy Goddard, Donna Shank, Helen White, Bernice Perryman and Howard Seybert. 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 Rhodes Moto-cross race track northeast of Bethany in 1972. 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 some 1943 students at E. Hudson school. Pictured are Don Adair, Tom and Ray Standerfer, Ron Wood, Carroll and Wilma Marshall. The school was located in the northwest corner of Sullivan Township. 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 the owners and operators of what was affectionately referred to by family and friends as the “Slop Shop”. Located on the southwest corner of the Sullivan square (current location of China King Restaurant) the owners and operators were Dorman (Mush) and Juanita Shirey. The picture was taken 1947 or 1948. Photo courtesy Donella Davis. 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 Wabash Depot on Railroad Street in Lovington in 1912.The house in the background is the old Shepard, McMullin/Gaddis home. 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 southside of the square in Sullivan in 1907. The Todd building is where the Index used to be and where G3 is now. If you look further down the block there’s a small building next to Sheridan’s clothing; that is the post office building. 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

This is a picture of the Jonathan Creek township building which was built in 1909 for $1,500. It was used extensively over the years for numerous township meetings and social events. Weather and vandalism had taken its toll. It was torn down in 1987. The year that this photo was taken is unknown. 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.