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
Members of the Moultrie-Douglas County 4-H program are required to pay a program fee to be in 4-H.
Following the 4-H achievement program Saturday, the group is planning a live and silent auction to raise money to cover this cost. The Achievement Program will begin at 1 p.m. with the auction event to immediately follow. Monies collected will be used for the 4-H program fee.
New Life Church of Sullivan is hosting its 2013 Mission Conference Friday evening and Sunday morning, with guest speakers in each session.
The schedule is as follows:
7 p.m. Friday, October 25: Dr. Mark Barclay, known worldwide as a Preacher of Righteousness, and founding pastor of Living Word International Church in Midland, Mich., will speak. For more than 25 years, he has traveled the world, preaching the uncompromised Word of God. He is the author of many books and loves to teach and provide leadership. The weekly national telecast hosted by Pastor Barclay reaches millions of people with the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Read More
Many families struggle to afford basic non-food household goods, such as personal care, household, and baby care products, according to a new nationwide Feed America study that benefited from assistance from the University of Illinois Family Resiliency Center (FRC). Read More
The Findlay Legion Auxiliary will host their annual Halloween supper 5-7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25. Chicken and noodles, BBQ sandwiches, chili, cheese salad, peanut butter sandwiches, deviled eggs, potato salad, dessert, and drinks will be served. The annual Halloween parade will begin at 7 p.m. at Butch’s Mini Mart led by the Okaw Valley Marching Timberwolves. Costume judging will begin in the Legion Hall after the parade. Read More
A foodservice sanitation manager’s course will be offered 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday, November 18 and Wednesday, November 20 at ILEAS Training Center, (former Champaign Co Nursing Home), 1701 E Main St. in Urbana. Read More
Southern gospel recording artists, The Chosen Ones, will appear at 6 p.m. Sunday, October 20 in the Cumberland Presbyterian Church located at 219 S Lincoln St. in Bethany. Read More