Disabled Deer Hunting Blinds Available

September 24, 2014

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Lake Shelbyville is offering additional deer hunting opportunities at Whitley Creek Recreation Area in Moultrie County for disabled deer hunters holding a state issued P2A card. Disabled hunters will be able to reserve one of four blinds in the closed recreation area during archery deer season, as well as disabled hunters holding a valid Lake Shelbyville Project Moultrie second shotgun season or Lake Shelbyville Project Moultrie muzzleloader season permit. All four blinds were built by Boy Scouts to earn their Eagle Scout status. Read More

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Sullivan Area Arts Calling for Artists for Artoberfest 2014

September 24, 2014

The fourth annual Artoberfest contest will be held during the Octoberfest, October 17-18. Sponsored by the Sullivan Area Arts, this contest is open to anyone in high school and older to enter original works of art including three-dimensional and photographic work. The site for this year’s event is Cathrine’s Gallery, Gifts & More located at 7 West Jefferson just off the square in Sullivan. Read More

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LeCrone Publishes Fourth Book

September 17, 2014

Ed LeCrone, former educator, has published his fourth literary offering, a historical novel, “Second Chance”, and will have a book signing at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, October 2 at Elizabeth Titus Memorial Library. Read More

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LLC Honors Glazebrook with Exemplary Trustee Award

September 17, 2014

The Lake Land College Board of Trustees awarded Leland Glazebrook as a posthumous recipient of the Clem G. Phipps Exemplary Trustee Award last Tuesday evening.
His surviving family members – Richard Glazebrook and wife Carol; Roger Glazebrook and wife Sara; Sarah Glazebrook-Perry and husband Todd; and Jim Glazebrook and wife Tena – received the award on his behalf. Read More

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Peace Meal Receives Three-Year Funding Award

September 17, 2014

Sarah Bush Lincoln was awarded funds to help support Peace Meal Senior Nutrition Program for the next three years.
The grant was received from the East Central Illinois Area Agency on Aging.
With the notification of the renewed funding, Peace Meal is restoring home delivery to five days a week beginning October 1 to seniors in its 14-county region. Read More

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McDonald’s Perks Up Patrons with Free Coffee

September 17, 2014

Second national free coffee event goes from Sept. 16-29

McDonald’s has announced a second national Free Coffee Event, an opportunity for even more coffee lovers to enjoy a freshly brewed McCafé coffee.
From now through Sept. 29, guests may get a free small McCafé coffee all day at participating McDonald’s restaurants across the country. This event builds on McDonald’s first-ever Free Coffee Event launched in March when the company gave away millions of cups of free coffee during the two-week period. Read More

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Power Outages Seen Across Moultrie Monday

September 17, 2014

The communities of Sullivan, Lovington, and Bethany all were the victim of a power outage Monday, though some to more an extent than others.
According to Ameren Illinois  spokeswoman Marcelyn Love, storms, which moved through the area around 11 a.m. Monday, were credited with the outage, including outages in Bethany that later caused Okaw Valley officials to dismis students early at 1:15 p.m. Read More

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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

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