News Briefs

OV Dodgeball Tourney Nov. 9

October 29, 2014

The second annual Okaw Valley dodgeball tournament will benefit Crowder Park Overlot Memorial Scoreboard and will be held Sunday, November 9 at Okaw Valley High School.

To reserve a spot in the tournament, a registration form with the fee must be submitted to Shari Bruyn at Okaw Valley High School or to OV’s middle or grade school offices by Friday, November 7. Read More

Crafting for the Cure Saturday at Sullivan Church of God

October 29, 2014

Admission will be nonperishable good to be used in Gobbler Giveaway

Saturday November 1, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sullivan Church of God will be hosting an event for Relay For Life called Crafting for the Cure. This event will raise funds for the American Cancer Society. There are over 25 vendors coming with a large variety of goods and crafts to sell. This will be a place to pick up that Christmas present. Contact Jeri Davis for more information 273-9456. Admission fee is easy, just bring some of the following: canned corn, green beans, cranberry sauce, gray or yams, or boxed mac and cheese, cornbread mixes, cake mixes and icing, instant potatoes, or stuffing mixes. These items will be boxed up to provide a Thanksgiving meal to 50+ families in the Sullivan area in the churches’ first Gobbler Giveaway. Read More

Huber Named Health Agent Of The Month

October 29, 2014

Pekin Life Insurance Company recently announced Linda Huber, an owner of C F & H Insurance Agency, Inc., in Sullivan, has been named Health Agent of the Month for September 2014. She earned this honor by going Beyond the expected® in the field of health insurance sales to make sure her clients are protected. Read More

Scott Recognized as Outstanding CBAI Member

October 29, 2014

CBAI recognizes one or more community bankers as an “Outstanding Member” at its annual convention. The recipient must be a community banker who has performed above and beyond the call of duty to benefit the cause of community banking through Community Bankers Association of Illinois (CBAI), either during the past year or over a period of years. Read More

Mo-Do 4-H Achievement Program Fundraiser Nov. 9

October 22, 2014

Members of the Moultrie-Douglas County 4-H program are required to pay a program fee to be in 4-H, so on Sunday, November 9 following the 4-H achievement program, the club is planning a live and silent auction to raise money to cover this cost. The Achievement Program will begin at 3 p.m. with the auction event to immediately follow. Monies collected will be used for the 4-H program fee. Read More

Rules of the Road Review Course Nov. 5 in Sullivan

Secretary of State Jesse White, in cooperation with Mid-Illinois Senior Services, Inc., is offering a Rules of the Road Review Course for all citizens in the Sullivan area. The course is free to anyone who wishes to attend.

The Rules of the Road Review Course will be held at Mid-Illinois Senior Services, Inc., located at 114 E. Jefferson, Sullivan, 61951 from 10- 11:30 a.m. on November 5. Read More