The Bethany Celebration Committee will host the third annual Santa’s One Stop Shop this year 9 a.m.-1 p.m. December 7 in the Okaw Valley Elementary School gym. Read More
The Moultrie County Historical & Genealogical Society will hold their annual dinner and program Thursday, November 21 at the First United Methodist Church in Sullivan (located across from the fire station). Read More
Sullivan Art Club’s final workshop for the 2013 season will be held on 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, November 16.
Attending the Eastern Illinois District Association of Student Councils 79th annual district convention at Eastern Illinois University Tuesday, Sullivan High School junior Beretta Phelps was elected as the district’s vice-president.
Phelps, who also serves as Sullivan’s vice-president, will serve in her role for the third largest district in the state.
The Eastern district, of which Sullivan is a member, is made up of 16 other schools including Windsor, Okaw Valley, Mattoon, Effingham, Shelbyville, Altamont, and Paris, among others.
Phelps will be officially sworn in at the December meeting, replacing outgoing Kristen Frohning of Newton.
Precipitation was near normal for the month of October in Illinois, at a statewide average of 3.2 inches. The long-term average, or normal, for October is 3.26 inches of precipitation, according to Illinois State Climatologist Jim Angel at the Illinois State Water Survey, Prairie Research Institute, University of Illinois. Read More
Kirsten Taylor, an Eastern Illinois University student from Sullivan, won first place in the freshman/sophomore division of the 2013 Illinois Sociological Association Undergraduate Student Paper Competition. Read More
The Decatur Choral Society’s Opus 24 will presents its fall concert “How Great Our Joy!” at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, November 26. Read More
Volunteers are gearing up for the third annual holiday assistance program, One Stop Community Christmas (OSCC), which will assist those in need in Coles, Cumberland, Shelby, Douglas, Moultrie, Edgar and Clark counties.
The goal of OSCC is to put the spotlight on the family during the Christmas season. Last year more than 300 volunteers helped serve nearly 1,600 children. Read More
Tony Records, court-appointed monitor for the Ligas Consent Decree will speak in Decatur November 19. Read More
Arthur-Lovington High School will be on stage Friday and Saturday, November 1 and 2, with a production of “Maid To Order.” Read More