Fourth of July Activity Winners

July 9, 2014

The following individuals placed in the various activities offered during last Friday’s Fourth of July Celebration:

Watermelon Eating Contest

Ages 0-4: Stella Schum, Sullivan, first; Tenley Stollard, Sullivan, second; Mason Miller, Sullivan, third.

Ages 5-7: Emily Miller, Sullivan, first; Fallon Rose, Sullivan, second; Luke Gribbins, third, Rochester. Read More

Shimkus’ Staff To Be In Lovington July 9

July 2, 2014

Congressman John Shimkus (R, Illinois-15) will have a member of his staff in Moultrie County 10:30 a.m-noon Wednesday, July 9 at the Lovington Village Hall, 222 South Railroad Street.

“These office hours allow you to meet face to face with my staff instead of over the telephone or having to drive to Effingham or Danville,” Shimkus explained. “The staff person will be able to handle any issue you may have regarding my office or the federal government.” Read More

Summer Popcorn and a Movie Program at Elizabeth Titus

July 2, 2014

Elizabeth Titus Memorial Library’s summer popcorn and a movie program will begin on July 11 and be held each Friday afternoon at 1 p.m. with the last program occurring August 8. Pre-registration is not required with all programs free; children don’t need a library card to attend and parents / caregivers may stay and enjoy the movie and popcorn too. Children may bring a drink, snack, lunch or pillow. A staff member will stay in the room to ensure everyone behaves properly and the noise level is kept to a minimum.

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Lake Land College Recognizes Students at Annual Banquet

July 2, 2014

Lake Land College honored its students’ achievements at the annual Student Recognition Banquet held recently in Mattoon.

More than 130 students were officially recognized at the event hosted by the Student Government Association.

Students were recognized for their academic achievements, elected offices, and organizational roles for the academic year.  Read More