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.

Kinney Recognized

Submitted Kinney Recognized Pictured are Senator Chapin Rose with outgoing Douglas and Moultrie County Farm Bureau Manager Kara Kinney. Senator Rose attended the open house at the Douglas County Farm Bureau June 5 and presented Kinney with a certificate of Senate Recognition from the state of Illinois in recognition of her years of dedication and service as manager for the Moultrie and Douglas County Farm Bureaus. 

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Kinney Recognized
Pictured are Senator Chapin Rose with outgoing Douglas and Moultrie County Farm Bureau Manager Kara Kinney. Senator Rose attended the open house at the Douglas County Farm Bureau June 5 and presented Kinney with a certificate of Senate Recognition from the state of Illinois in recognition of her years of dedication and service as manager for the Moultrie and Douglas County Farm Bureaus.

All-Star Football

Submitted All-Star Football Griffin Sullivan (right) and Garrett Cuffle (left) joined several area 2014 seniors to play in the Order of the Eastern Star All Star football game on Saturday in Maroa. The West beat the East 27-24. Arthur-Lovington/Atwood-Hammond’s Logan West was also on the East team.

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All-Star Football
Griffin Sullivan (right) and Garrett Cuffle (left) joined several area 2014 seniors to play in the Order of the Eastern Star All Star football game on Saturday in Maroa. The West beat the East 27-24. Arthur-Lovington/Atwood-Hammond’s Logan West was also on the East team.

Sullivan Baseball Awards

Photo by RR Best Sullivan Baseball Awards The Sullivan baseball team held their awards’ banquet May 22. Pictured, left to right, are this year’s award winners: Shane Atchison pitching award and 2nd team all conference, Levi Nadler honorable mention, Nick Frerichs offensive award and 1st team all conference, Dakota Clayton honorable mention, Zach Hrvol honorable mention, and Jacob Piper Redskin award. Not pictured is Travis Hanson with Most improved.

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Sullivan Baseball Awards
The Sullivan baseball team held their awards’ banquet May 22. Pictured, left to right, are this year’s award winners: Shane Atchison pitching award and 2nd team all conference, Levi Nadler honorable mention, Nick Frerichs offensive award and 1st team all conference, Dakota Clayton honorable mention, Zach Hrvol honorable mention, and Jacob Piper Redskin award. Not pictured is Travis Hanson with Most improved.