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

Moultrie County School Honor Rolls

July 2, 2014

Fourth quarter honor rolls have been announced for the following schools:

Lovington Grade School

Two eighth graders, three seventh graders and three six graders received “A” honors for the fourth quarter at Lovington Grade School. They include Samuel Renfro and Kolby Rickman, eighth grade; Hunter Day, Sean Evans and Katelyn Gingerich, seventh grade and Natalie Lambdin, Norene Mast and Kenli Nettles, sixth grade. Read More

Harvey Named New Manager for Mo-Do Farm Bureaus

HarveyJuly 2, 2014

Tyler Harvey of Villa Grove has recently been named the new manager for the Douglas and Moultrie County Farm Bureaus.

Harvey obtained a B.S. from Illinois State University in 2007 with a major in general agriculture and a minor in history and then continued at Illinois State earning a master’s degree in agricultural education and leadership. 

He started his career with the Illinois Farm Bureau in November of 2011 when he was hired through the county manager trainee program. Harvey has been the county manager of the Lawrence County Farm Bureau for the past two years.  Read More

Lake Shelbyville Quilt Show Begins Tues.

July 2, 2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Lake Shelbyville will host a quilt show Tuesday, July 8 to Sunday, July 13 at the Lake Shelbyville Visitor Center during normal hours of operation. The Visitor Center is open 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 9:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

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Mo-Do 4-H Fair Begins Wed.

July 2, 2014

The Moultrie Douglas 4-H Fair will begin Wednesday July 9 with more than 500 exhibits. The fair will consist of the following dates and events:

• Wednesday, July 9
-Otto Center
-All Foods, General Projects & Public Presentations
-Judging 5:00 p.m.

•Friday, July 18
-Mo-Do Fairgrounds
-Sheep 6:30 p.m.
-Swine 7:00 pm.
-Small Pets to follow Swine

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LLC Announces Part-Time Spring Semester Honors List

July 2, 2014

The Lake Land College 2014 spring semester academic honors list for part-time and full-time students has been released by the college.

To qualify for the president’s list, a student must have a GPA of 3.8 – 4.0.

To qualify for the dean’s list, a student must have a GPA of 3.65 – 3.79.

To qualify for the honor’s list, a student must have a GPA of 3.5 – 3.64.

A grade “A” is four points, a “B” is three points, a “C” is two points, etc.

The following part-time students have achieved these academic honors: Read More

Real Estate Tax Bills Mailed

Moultrie County real estate taxes were mailed June 9. The first installment is due July 11, and the second installment is due September 4.

Property owners are encouraged to look over his or her tax bill and make sure all of the information is correct. It is the responsibility of the property owner to report all address changes to the assessor’s office, 728-4951. Assessment and exemption questions should be directed to the Supervisor of Assessments office. Read More