The gospel group State of Grace will be in concert at 6 p.m. Saturday in the Oak Grove Baptist Church located in rural Bethany.
Admission is free. For more information call 217-259-3597.
Prairie Association of Home and Community Education (PAHCE) will host “Artisan Crafts of the World” workshop at 10 a.m. Monday, April 21 at the University of Illinois Extension office at 122 S. Walnut in Arthur. Read More
Rebecca A. Cox of Lovington earned her Master of Science in Education degree during commencement exercises at Southern Illinois University Carbondale Dec. 14, 2013.
Cox, the daughter of David and Sharon Cox, majored in Workforce Education and Development, which is within the College of Education and Human Services.
Joycelyn Padgett will conduct Sullivan Art Club’s second workshop of the 2014 season Saturday, April 19, in the First United Methodist Church hall. Padgett, artist and art teacher, has recently moved to the area from Chicago. Read More
Students recently attended McTeacher Night at the local McDonald’s and had their names drawn for some incredible prizes. McDonald’s in Sullivan has sponsored McTeacher Night for the last 10 years and donates $1,000 annually to the Sullivan PTO. They have given away a total of $10,000 in cash and $5,000 in prizes over the last 10 years. This year’s winners include Skyla Palmer, Lucy Barringer, Ryan Lawyer, Jayden Troxell, Kiley Dyer, Reagan Crouse, Matt Welch, Curtis Kite, Drew Rogers. and Mitchell Hooten.
by Doris Elmore
Grand Ole Opry star Lorrie Morgan will highlight the entertainment at the 84th annual Moultrie-Douglas County Fair July 6-12 at the fairgrounds in Arthur. Morgan’s appearance is sponsored by C.H.I. Overhead Doors and LiftMaster of Arthur. She will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday night, July 12, on the Main Stage. There will be an admission fee. Read More
Scott Lane celebrated his 30th service anniversary with RR Donnelley on March 25.
Lane was hired at RR Donnelley in 1984 as part-time task force. He became full-time material handler later that year. Lane was then promoted to roll tender in the gravure pressroom in 1989, to assistant press lead in 1996, and to press lead, his current position in 2000.
Lane and his wife, Selena, reside in Sullivan and have two children and two grandchildren.
The following are Easter services this week in Moultrie County; the public is invited. Read More
The Moultrie County Historical and Genealogical Society will hold their monthly general meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday April 24 in the Heritage Center. This is a change from their usual third Thursday meeting date. The speaker for the evening will be Glenn Austin of Bethany who will be speaking on a big event for Bethany – The Day Annie Oakley Came to Town. Read More
Trivia Night Saturday in Windsor
The Windsor Jr/Sr High School Student Council and the W.H.A.T. community group will host a trivia night Saturday, March 29. Doors will open for dinner at 5 pm, and the trivia game will be begin at 6 pm. Dinner will be a taco salad and drink and desserts will be available. Teams of one to eight participants may play for a fee. Read More