Lane Receives Honors at Luncheon



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

Bethany Post Office Celebrates Zip Code Thursday

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.

Sullivan Board Votes to Place County School Facilities Sales Tax on Nov. Ballot

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

Foodmobile in Sullivan Saturday

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