Moultrie County 2014 Mobile Home Privilege Tax

Tax bills will be mailed on March 14, 2014 and are due on May 15, 2014. 

Taxes may be mailed to Moultrie County Collector, 10 S. Main, Suite 10, Sullivan, IL. 61951. Taxes may also be paid at all Moultrie County Banks: Hardware State Bank Lovington, Scott State Bank Bethany/Dalton City/Sullivan, State Bank of Arthur, Arthur Community Bank, First National Bank of Sullivan, First Mid-Illinois Bank Sullivan.  Read More

Junior Master Gardener Training March 6

Garden enthusiasts who would like to share their love and knowledge of horticulture with young people are encouraged to attend the University of Illinois Extension Junior Master Gardener training. The training will cover the basic goals of the program and review the excellent teaching curriculum for the course as well as provide hands-on learning activities based on the curriculum. Read More

Farm Bureau Accepting Scholarship Applications

The Moultrie County Farm Bureau has announced that applications are available for the Charles B. Shuman Memorial Scholarship. The $500 scholarship will be awarded to a resident of Moultrie County who is a graduating high school senior or currently enrolled in a university or community college. The successful applicant should be of good moral character and exhibit potential for successful completion of a course of study in agriculture or related fields. In addition to academic performance, extra curricular and community involvement will also be considered in the selection process. Read More

C.E.F.S. Promotes Waymire to Outreach Director

Waymire

Waymire

C.E.F.S. Economic Opportunity Corporation announced that Barbara Waymire of Shelbyville was promoted to the position of Outreach Director. According to Chief Executive Officer Paul White, “C.E.F.S. is truly excited to promote Barbara Waymire to lead and direct the agency outreach programs.” White further stated, “The Outreach Director responsibilities will be both a challenge and opportunity for Barbara Waymire; however, with her many years of program and agency experience, education, skills, leadership, management experience, work background and personal desire she will succeed in achieving the Outreach Director goals and outcomes.”  Read More

Lake Shelbyville Fish Habitat Improvement Day Postponed

The Fish Habitat Improvement Day scheduled for Saturday, March 8 has been postponed to March 22 due to unseasonably thick ice still covering most of Lake Shelbyville. Volunteer registration begins at 8:30 a.m. at the Lithia Springs Boat Ramp Parking Lot and the work will begin at 9 a.m. Following the event, a free lunch is available for work day volunteers at the Lake Shelbyville Visitor Center. Read More

Wireless Mike’s Adds Four New Locations

Wireless Mike’s has acquired new locations in Sullivan, Marshall, Paris and Tuscola as it expands its service coverage across central Illinois. The Sullivan store is located at 104 S. Hamilton.

Wireless Mike’s owner and CEO Mike Gerkin announces the Verizon Premium Wireless retailer recently acquired four new locations, expanding its service area throughout central and eastern Illinois to include 12 retail stores. Read More

C.E.F.S. Offers Income Eligible Scholarships

C.E.F.S. Economic Opportunity Corporation is offering CSBG scholarships for income eligible individuals who wish to continue their education in an Illinois institution approved full-time post-secondary course of study. The course of study must lead up to a degree and/or employment, with particular consideration given to a field of study in high technology areas or other growth occupations. Read More

Parenting 101 Classes Available

Many parents struggle with their young child’s behavior as they progress through normal yet challenging periods of development. Learn how to feel more confident as a parent and/or child care provider during the seven difficult developmental stages. Cheri Burcham, Family Life Educator for the University of Illinois Extension, will be offering “Your Young Child: Parenting 101” beginning March 19 and meeting weekly until April 2 from 6 – 8:30 p.m. in Neal Hall at Lake Land College. Read More