Cox Earns Master’s Degree From SIU

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.

Students Receive Prizes on McTeacher Night

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.

Lorrie Morgan to Head Entertainment at 2014 Moultrie-Douglas Co. Fair

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

Lane Celebrates 30 Years at Donnelleys

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.

Historical Meeting to Feature Talk on Annie Oakley’s Visit to Bethany

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

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