June 25, 2014
From virtual Texas Hold ‘Em to organizational communication and wildlife resource management, members of the Lake Land College Honors Program have been conducting undergraduate research this year in a variety of topics. Several Honors Program students recently presented their findings at the annual honors luncheon where they were also recognized for their achievements.
There were six members of the Honors Program this year, including Adriene Lane, a speech communication major from Sullivan who graduated from Okaw Valley in 2013. Read More
The Bethany USPS office will modestly celebrate this coming Thursday, which represents the village’s zip code, 61914.
Postmaster Shelly Freeman and clerk Cindy Yoder invite the public to come in to the USPS office from 9-11:30 a.m. or 12:30-4 p.m. Thursday and enjoy cookies decorated with the village’s zip code.
Bethany postal carriers are Norm Yoder, Luke Casteel, Cheryl Cribbet and John Oliver, and custodian is John Krohn.
June 11, 2014
The Office of Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka will present an ‘Identity Theft, Frauds, and Scams’ workshop in Sullivan Friday, June 13 to assist residents in learning the proactive and reactive steps to take when dealing with identity theft. Read More
Submitted by the Sullivan School District
On May 12, the Sullivan Community Unit School District Board of Education passed a resolution to place a County School Facilities Sales Tax on the November 2014 ballot. Because District 300 enrolls more than half the students in Moultrie County, this vote means that the proposal will appear on the November ballot. Other county districts are expected to pass similar resolutions showing their support for giving voters the opportunity to vote on this important proposal. Read More
The 19th District of The American Legion Department of Illinois recently elected officers for the membership year 2014-2015. They include Sr. Vice Commander Paul Garrett Tuscola Post 27, Commander Bill Reed Charleston Post 93, and Jr. Vice Commander Rude Laufhutte Champaign Post 24. Read More
News Progress columnist John Golden will be presenting a book reading and signing this Friday and Saturday at Cathrine’s Custom Framing in Sullivan. Read More
Sarah Bush Lincoln will provide school and sports physicals to students and athletes from Sullivan schools. Read More
Lovington will hold their townwide clean up June 7. Residents are asked to place items for pickup on the front curb before 6:30 a.m. Read More
The SOV JFL will host a golf scramble at 8 a.m. July 19 at the Sullivan Country Club. Read More
Eastern Illinois Foodbank will be distributing a truckload of food to hungry area families. The distribution will be held at Sullivan VFW Post 6410 (1146 State Hwy 32, Sullivan) on June 7 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. All Moultrie County residents who meet income eligibility criteria are welcome (see table below). Those attending are asked to bring bags or boxes to transport food. Read More