LLC Mod II Classes Begin Oct. 20

September 17, 2014

With Mod II classes beginning October 20, it’s not too late to register for a GED course. The Lake Land College Adult Education Center offers local GED courses in your community and a variety of workforce training including health sciences, manufacturing skills and college preparation.
Adult Education courses are offered in two, eight-week modules in Arthur. Mod I classes are already underway, but Mod II classes run from Oct. 20 – Dec. 11. Read More

Waggoner Recognized for Outstanding Volunteer Service

September 17, 2014

C.E.F.S. Economic Opportunity Corporation recently held their 2014 annual meeting and for giving the gift of valuable time to help others, C.E.F.S. recognized Ronald Waggoner of Bethany as a 2014 Outstanding Volunteer.
“The agency and program accomplishments would not have been attained without the shared commitment, dedication and involvement of our outstanding volunteers,” C.E.F.S. Chief Executive Officer Paul White commented. Read More

LLC Announces Local Financial Aid Nights Beginning this Fall

September 17, 2014

Lake Land College will soon hold Financial Aid Nights throughout the various communities in the Lake Land College district.
At the event, Lake Land’s financial aid staff will present information on the 2015-2016 application process, including information on state, federal, institutional and local financial aid programs. Parents, high school seniors or anyone planning to attend Lake Land or any two- or four-year college during the 2015-2016 school year are encouraged to attend. Read More

Sullivan, Okaw Valley School District Board Candidate Packets Available

September 10, 2014

Moultrie County Clerk, Georgia England, announces that Sullivan CUSD #300 and Okaw Valley CUSD #302 board candidate packets for the April 7, 2015 Consolidated Election will be available for pickup September 22 in the Moultrie County Clerk’s office located in the courthouse at 10 S. Main, Ste. 6 in Sullivan. This is a major change from the past when candidates received their packets from, and filed with, the Sullivan schools unit office. Read More

Blood Drive in Sullivan Saturday

September 10, 2014

The American Red Cross and Sullivan Church of God will sponsor a blood drive 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday September 13.
The blood drive will be held at the Sullivan Church of God at 321 North West Street in Sullivan (behind Neal Tire).
Each unit of blood donated can help up to three people.  Holiday seasons such as Labor Day can deplete blood supplies. Read More

Sullivan Marching Band to Host Contest Saturday

September 10, 2014

This coming Saturday the Sullivan high school marching band will host their inaugural marching band contest at Sullivan High School. Start time is noon, and there will be 11 bands from around central Illinois competing including Okaw Valley, Pana, Heritage, Maroa-Forsyth, Mount Zion, Monticello, Robinson, Paris, Mount Carmel, Effingham, and Sangamon Valley.   Read More

Fourth Annual Hullabaloo September 21

September 10, 2014

Hullabaloo on the square in Sullivan is coming Sunday, September 21 from 2 – 5 p.m. This event features free entertainment and activities for families including laser tag, inflatables such as bungee run, bounce house, joust, obstacle course, rock climbing wall, carnival games and contests, cupcake walk, candy and prizes, and face painting. Area vendors will also be selling food and beverages including popcorn, elephant ears, polish sausages, corn dogs, hot dogs, nachos, lemon shakeups, and soda. Read More