Photo furnished OV Students in Field Okaw Valley students Dalton McGill and Garrett Tippit volunteered at the Corps Of Engineers Dove Hunt Saturday morning, Sept 2. They participated in all aspects of the hunt and even were able to learn how to age the birds. The hunt took place at Whitley Creek Dove Field.
photo furnished Rose Meets Rotary State Sen. Chapin Rose (R-Mahomet) met with local officials and community leaders from Moultrie County in Sullivan Aug. 22. Rose discussed jobs and economic growth initiatives for the area during the Sullivan Rotary Club luncheon.
Photo by Mike Brothers Sullivan third grader Ellie Lehman works diligently on her Chalk Art creation along with 40 other entries during the Sullivan Chamber and Sullivan Area Arts Council contest held last Friday.
Photo by Mike Brothers Eclipsing Temperature As the solar eclipse brought students out with special glasses and viewing devices at 1 p.m. Monday afternoon Sullivan eighth graders Samantha Montague and Lilly Graham calculate the temperature drop as part of a field test for middle school science teacher Troy Rogers. As the sun darkened, the cicadas began chirping, the streetlights came on and the temperature dropped by a couple of degrees.
Photo furnished News Teachers at Sullivan Community Unit #300 Front L-R: Kristie Hardimon, Tiffany Swalls, Allison Wright, Ashlee Florey, Melissa Nichols, Heather Moore-Hinton, Erin VanDeursen, Nichole Watkins Back L-R: J.D. Graham, Andrew Kerley, Chris Wilson, Susan Kuhn, Tabitha Davis, Sarah Atchison, Shaun Schaefers
Photo by Mike Brothers New Sign in Lovington The Lovington Fire Protection District unveiled a new programmable electronic sign in July. Not only capable of displaying time and temperature the sign in front of the Lovington Fire District on Route 32 can add personal messages which are offered for anyone in the village for five dollars a message. The sign is in memory of past firefighters and was purchased from the Fire District Memorial Fund saved over the past several years. There are 19 volunteers in the Lovington Fire Protection District. Pictured above along with the new sign are front from left: Ethan Gingerich, Jeff Trower, Bill Harlin, Josiah Kinert; back row: Rick Franklin, Gary Smith, Don Humphrey and Kevin Franklin.
Photo furnished Retired Teachers Award Grants Moultrie County Retired Teachers Association awarded grants to three of nine ALAH applicants during the association’s luncheon. The three teachers receiving grants for ALAH were (l to r) Jann Harris, Stevi Stutzman, Denise Strack.
Photo furnished Eclipse Ready The staff and students at Lovington Grade School were ready to go Monday, August 21 as the clouds cleared for viewing the solar eclipse. Everyone kept their eyes cool with approved solar viewing glasses.
Photo furnished Eclipse from OV Students at OVHS participated in the viewing of the Great American Eclipse on Monday afternoon. All students and faculty were given proper eyewear to view safely. The pictures were taken from the ag department drone flown by Wes Wise.