Emmett Sefton Memorial Drive

Photo by RR Best Emmett Sefton Memorial Drive Dozens of antique tractors were downtown in Dalton City Sunday morning as part of the inaugural Emmett Sefton Memorial Drive, which began in Mt. Zion and traveled to Dalton City before returning to its starting location. Sefton was an active farmer dedicated to agriculture and a past Macon County Farm Bureau Board president, foundation trustee, and sat on several committees over the years. The drive was sponsored by the Macon County Farm Bureau Foundation and raised money for the Emmett Sefton Memorial Scholarship Fund. Nearly 40 individuals participated.

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Emmett Sefton Memorial Drive
Dozens of antique tractors were downtown in Dalton City Sunday morning as part of the inaugural Emmett Sefton Memorial Drive, which began in Mt. Zion and traveled to Dalton City before returning to its starting location. Sefton was an active farmer dedicated to agriculture and a past Macon County Farm Bureau Board president, foundation trustee, and sat on several committees over the years. The drive was sponsored by the Macon County Farm Bureau Foundation and raised money for the Emmett Sefton Memorial Scholarship Fund. Nearly 40 individuals participated.

Dallmier Returns to Sullivan Family Care

Submitted Dallmier Returns to Sullivan Family Care Dr. Glen Dust (left) and Dr. Faisal Bukhari (right) of Sullivan Family Care are welcoming Shirley Dallmier, P.A-C (center) to the active medical staff. Dallmier began practicing July 15 and is actively accepting new patients.  Dallmier graduated from St. Louis University and went on to obtain her master’s degree from the University of Nebraska. After practicing for 12 years in Sullivan, she continued working in internal medicine and family practice in Mt. Vernon. Returning home, Dallmier is anxious to reestablish providing family care in Sullivan. Call Sullivan Family Care at 217-728-7353 to schedule an appointment or request a new patient screening if not an established patient.

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Dallmier Returns to Sullivan Family Care
Dr. Glen Dust (left) and Dr. Faisal Bukhari (right) of Sullivan Family Care are welcoming Shirley Dallmier, P.A-C (center) to the active medical staff. Dallmier began practicing July 15 and is actively accepting new patients.
Dallmier graduated from St. Louis University and went on to obtain her master’s degree from the University of Nebraska. After practicing for 12 years in Sullivan, she continued working in internal medicine and family practice in Mt. Vernon. Returning home, Dallmier is anxious to reestablish providing family care in Sullivan. Call Sullivan Family Care at 217-728-7353 to schedule an appointment or request a new patient screening if not an established patient.

Waller Completes Residency

July 16, 2014
Submitted Waller Completes Residency Christine J. Waller, M.D. completed her residency in General Surgery on June 20, 2014.  During her time at University of Iowa, she also completed a fellowship in Critical Care and was a winner of the 2013 Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award in Surgery.  During her final year of residency, she was Administrative Chief Resident.  She has accepted a position with Gundersen Health System in LaCrosse, WI.  Dr. Waller, her husband Jonathan, and their daughter Leah will relocate to the area in July.  Her daughter Ashlynne Steen resides in Springfield, Ill. with her husband, Dr. Sven Steen.  Dr. Waller is the daughter of Bob and Teresa Lane of Sullivan and the late Jane Wiley.

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Waller Completes Residency
Christine J. Waller, M.D. completed her residency in General Surgery on June 20, 2014. During her time at University of Iowa, she also completed a fellowship in Critical Care and was a winner of the 2013 Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award in Surgery. During her final year of residency, she was Administrative Chief Resident. She has accepted a position with Gundersen Health System in LaCrosse, WI. Dr. Waller, her husband Jonathan, and their daughter Leah will relocate to the area in July. Her daughter Ashlynne Steen resides in Springfield, Ill. with her husband, Dr. Sven Steen. Dr. Waller is the daughter of Bob and Teresa Lane of Sullivan and the late Jane Wiley.

W.H.A.T.S.’s Yard of June 2014

July 16, 2014
Submitted W.H.A.T.S.’s Yard of June The WHAT group (Windsor Happenings Around Town) has chosen its June Yard of the Month: Judy Smith and her home located on the east end of Maine Street. The public is invited to nominate a home in Windsor to be judged in the Yard of the Month contest. To nominate a home, contact Linda Voris at City Hall or Marci Croy at 273-5488.  WHAT is Windsor’s mapping group that is working to beautify as well as make improvements in the community.

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W.H.A.T.S.’s Yard of June
The WHAT group (Windsor Happenings Around Town) has chosen its June Yard of the Month: Judy Smith and her home located on the east end of Maine Street.
The public is invited to nominate a home in Windsor to be judged in the Yard of the Month contest. To nominate a home, contact Linda Voris at City Hall or Marci Croy at 273-5488.  WHAT is Windsor’s mapping group that is working to beautify as well as make improvements in the community.

Miss Moultrie-Douglas 2014

Submitted Miss Mo-Do Miss Moultrie-Douglas was crowned Tuesday evening in Arthur. Pictured, left to right, are: 2014 Miss Illinois County Fair Queen Summer Robbins; Lauren Moss, People’s Choice, Tuscola; Olivia Christy, 2nd runner-up, Tuscola; Brittany Rader, 1st runner-up, Lovington; Maria Meyer, 2014 Miss Moultrie-Douglas, Tuscola; Kiela Martin, 3rd runner-up, Villa Grove; Michelle VanCleave, 4th runner-up, Tuscola; Alexandra Minott, Miss Congeniality, Newman; outgoing 2013 Miss Moultrie-Douglas Christine Fortney. See page 4 for this year’s entire newly elected royalty.

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Miss Mo-Do 2014
Miss Moultrie-Douglas was crowned Tuesday evening in Arthur. Pictured, left to right, are: 2014 Miss Illinois County Fair Queen Summer Robbins; Lauren Moss, People’s Choice, Tuscola; Olivia Christy, 2nd runner-up, Tuscola; Brittany Rader, 1st runner-up, Lovington; Maria Meyer, 2014 Miss Moultrie-Douglas, Tuscola; Kiela Martin, 3rd runner-up, Villa Grove; Michelle VanCleave, 4th runner-up, Tuscola; Alexandra Minott, Miss Congeniality, Newman; outgoing 2013 Miss Moultrie-Douglas Christine Fortney. See page 4 for this year’s entire newly elected royalty.

Knee-high by the Fourth of July

Photo by RR Best Knee-high by the Fourth of July Alisha Warren and her grandfather Terry stand outside the family farm in rural Sullivan. Mild weather and fair amounts of precipitation have helped spawn tall robust fields of corn in Moultrie County.

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Knee-high by the Fourth of July
Alisha Warren and her grandfather Terry stand outside the family farm in rural Sullivan. Mild weather and fair amounts of precipitation have helped spawn tall robust fields of corn in Moultrie County.

Sullivan Teacher of the Year 2014

Photo by Keith Stewart Teacher of the Year Sullivan Spanish teacher Patricia King is seen above with president of the Sullivan Education Association Troy Rogers. King was presented with teacher of the year at a banquet Friday May 30 held at the Sullivan Country Club.

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Teacher of the Year
Sullivan Spanish teacher Patricia King is seen above with president of the Sullivan Education Association Troy Rogers. King was presented with teacher of the year at a banquet Friday May 30 held at the Sullivan Country Club.

Mo-Co 12U Champs

Submitted Mo-Co 12U Champs The Mo-Co Rush 12U recently competed in the Santa Claus Classic in Santa Claus, Ind. and went 5-0 to win the championship. The 12U Rush currently stands at 46-20 on the season. Pictured, left to right, in the front row are Lindsey Mast, Destiny Williams, Allie Dunn, Liberty Dunaway, Jo Barbee, Addi Tinkle, and Delaney Melton. Middle row: coach Samantha Vogel, Isabel Shafer, KayLee Hohlbauch, Shelby Frederick, Madison Vogel, Molly Day, and coach Scott Shafer. Back row: coach Jim Dunn, coach Kevin Hohlbauch, and coach Wes Frederick. Visit www.mocorush.com for more info on the Rush.

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Mo-Co 12U Champs
The Mo-Co Rush 12U recently competed in the Santa Claus Classic in Santa Claus, Ind. and went 5-0 to win the championship. The 12U Rush currently stands at 46-20 on the season. Pictured, left to right, in the front row are Lindsey Mast, Destiny Williams, Allie Dunn, Liberty Dunaway, Jo Barbee, Addi Tinkle, and Delaney Melton. Middle row: coach Samantha Vogel, Isabel Shafer, KayLee Hohlbauch, Shelby Frederick, Madison Vogel, Molly Day, and coach Scott Shafer. Back row: coach Jim Dunn, coach Kevin Hohlbauch, and coach Wes Frederick. Visit www.mocorush.com for more info on the Rush.