News Briefs

Foodbank Distribution in Sullivan December 6

November 26, 2014

The Eastern Illinois Foodbank will distribute a truckload of food to hungry area families at the Sullivan VFW Post 6410 located at 1146 State Hwy 32 in Sullivan 10 a.m.-noon December 6.
All Moultrie County residents who meet income eligibility criteria are welcome (see below). Those attending are asked to bring bags or boxes to transport food. Read More

Country Breakfast and Bazaar Sat.

November 12, 2014

The Allenville Christian Church ·will hold their annual country breakfast & bazaar 7-11 a.m. Saturday, November 15.

The menu will consist of biscuits, gravy, sausage, ham, egg casserole, hashbrown patties, waffles, fruit, juice, milk & coffee. There will be homemade cakes, pies, rolls, candy and misc. craft items. A suggested donation for both adults and children under 12 will be collected with proceeds used to help pay for extra parking area. Read More

Historical Society’s Annual Dinner Nov. 20

November 12, 2014

The Moultrie County Historical and Genealogical Society will hold their year end annual dinner, Thursday, Nov. 20 at 6 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Sullivan.

Tickets for the dinner may be purchased at the Heritage Center until 4 p.m. Nov. 17.

The speaker for the evening will be John Biedler who will be portraying Commodore Stephen Decatur. Biedler portrays the Commodore in full uniform and regales his audiences with stories of the life and military service of Stephen Decatur. Read More

Bethlehem Walk Sunday

November 12, 2014

The Windsor United Methodist Church is inviting the public to the Bethlehem Walk on Sunday, November 16 from 5:30 to 7 pm.

The walk will display Wisemen, shepherds, angels and more. Samplings of period foods will also be available. Read More

Art Club Holds Final Workshop of the Year

November 12, 2014

Sullivan Art Club’s final workshop of the year will be held on Saturday, November 15 at the First United Methodist Church hall located at the corner of Jefferson and Hamilton Streets. Artist Dee Siegmund from Mahomet will demonstrate the use of transparent oils to begin a painting, a method that can be used with a variety of subjects. Read More