Dallmier Returns to Sullivan Family Care

Submitted Dallmier Returns to Sullivan Family Care Dr. Glen Dust (left) and Dr. Faisal Bukhari (right) of Sullivan Family Care are welcoming Shirley Dallmier, P.A-C (center) to the active medical staff. Dallmier began practicing July 15 and is actively accepting new patients.  Dallmier graduated from St. Louis University and went on to obtain her master’s degree from the University of Nebraska. After practicing for 12 years in Sullivan, she continued working in internal medicine and family practice in Mt. Vernon. Returning home, Dallmier is anxious to reestablish providing family care in Sullivan. Call Sullivan Family Care at 217-728-7353 to schedule an appointment or request a new patient screening if not an established patient.

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Dallmier Returns to Sullivan Family Care
Dr. Glen Dust (left) and Dr. Faisal Bukhari (right) of Sullivan Family Care are welcoming Shirley Dallmier, P.A-C (center) to the active medical staff. Dallmier began practicing July 15 and is actively accepting new patients.
Dallmier graduated from St. Louis University and went on to obtain her master’s degree from the University of Nebraska. After practicing for 12 years in Sullivan, she continued working in internal medicine and family practice in Mt. Vernon. Returning home, Dallmier is anxious to reestablish providing family care in Sullivan. Call Sullivan Family Care at 217-728-7353 to schedule an appointment or request a new patient screening if not an established patient.

Village of Bethany Sets Plans for Expanding Roadwork

July 16, 2014

State grant could increase scope of project

by Derek Pope
Bethany Reporter

Harsh conditions last winter left roads across central Illinois in disrepair, and communities in Moultrie County saw no respite from the wear and tear caused by the ice and snow. Fortunately, residents of Bethany may not have to contend with the worst of their road problems much longer. Bethany’s village council approved a plan this month that seeks to fix some of the most pressing issues with roads and sidewalks around town. The plan, initially modest in scope due to budgetary constraints, could potentially expand as well, pending the state’s announcement of infrastructure grants in September. Read More

Illinois Department on Aging Mired by State Budget, Problem Areas Persist

July 16, 2014

Shortfalls will need to be addressed

by Derek Pope
Bethany Reporter

With the state of Illinois’s new fiscal year beginning on July 1, Governor Pat Quinn gave up his opposition to the state budget passed by lawmakers in May and approved the majority of the bill just one day before the deadline. The new state budget, which Quinn has repeatedly described as “incomplete” due to its exclusion of an extended income tax increase, may provide a fiscal framework under which the government can operate, but it does little to mitigate the daunting uncertainty felt by state agencies including the Illinois Department of Aging and its East Illinois Area Agency on Aging, which supports seniors services in Moultrie County. Read More

Sullivan Named Community of the Year by State Utilities Association

Submitted Illinois Municipal Utilities Association President & CEO Kevin Gaden (right) presents the IMUA Member Community of the Year Award to City Distribution Foreman Shannon Risley (left) and Sullivan Mayor Ann Short (center).

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Illinois Municipal Utilities Association President & CEO Kevin Gaden (right) presents the IMUA Member Community of the Year Award to City Distribution Foreman Shannon Risley (left) and Sullivan Mayor Ann Short (center).

July 16, 2014

Citing the city an example of a community that has taken the initiative to assure a continued quality of life for its citizens, Kevin Gaden, President & CEO of the Illinois Municipal Utilities Association (IMUA), named Sullivan as the 2014 IMUA Member Community of the Year. Read More

Waller Completes Residency

July 16, 2014
Submitted Waller Completes Residency Christine J. Waller, M.D. completed her residency in General Surgery on June 20, 2014.  During her time at University of Iowa, she also completed a fellowship in Critical Care and was a winner of the 2013 Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award in Surgery.  During her final year of residency, she was Administrative Chief Resident.  She has accepted a position with Gundersen Health System in LaCrosse, WI.  Dr. Waller, her husband Jonathan, and their daughter Leah will relocate to the area in July.  Her daughter Ashlynne Steen resides in Springfield, Ill. with her husband, Dr. Sven Steen.  Dr. Waller is the daughter of Bob and Teresa Lane of Sullivan and the late Jane Wiley.

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Waller Completes Residency
Christine J. Waller, M.D. completed her residency in General Surgery on June 20, 2014. During her time at University of Iowa, she also completed a fellowship in Critical Care and was a winner of the 2013 Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award in Surgery. During her final year of residency, she was Administrative Chief Resident. She has accepted a position with Gundersen Health System in LaCrosse, WI. Dr. Waller, her husband Jonathan, and their daughter Leah will relocate to the area in July. Her daughter Ashlynne Steen resides in Springfield, Ill. with her husband, Dr. Sven Steen. Dr. Waller is the daughter of Bob and Teresa Lane of Sullivan and the late Jane Wiley.

W.H.A.T.S.’s Yard of June 2014

July 16, 2014
Submitted W.H.A.T.S.’s Yard of June The WHAT group (Windsor Happenings Around Town) has chosen its June Yard of the Month: Judy Smith and her home located on the east end of Maine Street. The public is invited to nominate a home in Windsor to be judged in the Yard of the Month contest. To nominate a home, contact Linda Voris at City Hall or Marci Croy at 273-5488.  WHAT is Windsor’s mapping group that is working to beautify as well as make improvements in the community.

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W.H.A.T.S.’s Yard of June
The WHAT group (Windsor Happenings Around Town) has chosen its June Yard of the Month: Judy Smith and her home located on the east end of Maine Street.
The public is invited to nominate a home in Windsor to be judged in the Yard of the Month contest. To nominate a home, contact Linda Voris at City Hall or Marci Croy at 273-5488.  WHAT is Windsor’s mapping group that is working to beautify as well as make improvements in the community.

Council Approves Working Budget Monday Night

July 16, 2014

Revenue down slightly, while expenses climb similarly

by Barry Featheringill
Sullivan Reporter

Monday night the Sullivan City Council approved a working budget that saw a small increase in bills paid out, while revenues fell by a similar margin.

The working budget, or operating budget, includes both disbursements and revenues through April 30, 2015. Read More

12 Abandoned Properties Up For Sale in Moultrie

July 9, 2014

As trustee, Moultrie County has completed its tax deed proceedings on real estate properties that were delinquent for 2010 and prior real estate taxes. The county, as trustee, will now offer for sale the real estate obtained to the public. It will offer approximately 12 items through a sealed bid auction sale. All sealed bids must be in the Moultrie County treasurer’s office no later than the close of business on July 18, 2014. Read More