Funding information offered onlineJanuary 21, 2022
The Business Navigator Alliance of Southcentral and Southeastern Illinois is hosting a webinar on “A...
Jenney to celebrate 90 years on Feb. 10January 21, 2022
Lifelong Lawrenceville resident, Pat Jenney, will be turning 90 years of age on Feb. 10.
Lawrence County Industrial Development Council available to assist local business owners
The Lawrence County Industrial Development Council is always looking to improve the county by helping get businesses into the area.
Local program looking for pastors to help with volunteer chaplaincy program
A local volunteer chaplaincy program is looking for more volunteers.
LTC offers social media business classJanuary 21, 2022
Businesses that want to get started on Facebook or sharpen their strategies on social media will hav...
Plant cover crops at home for healthier soilsJanuary 20, 2022
Healthy soil is essential for healthy plants. Using cover crops in the home garden is one way to promote soil health.
USDA expands programsJanuary 20, 2022
The U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service is announcing several new ...
Ag scholarships offeredJanuary 20, 2022
The Growmark Foundation is once again offering a $1,500 scholarship program for students pursing two...
IECC trustee to retire
Change was the order of the day at an Illinois Eastern Community Colleges trustees meeting Tuesday.T...
Plant a tree; help the planetJanuary 18, 2022
URBANA — When the task seems overwhelming, the uncertainty of how to begin keeps many people from ac...
Bridgeport will bid city insurance later this year
BRIDGEPORT — The Bridgeport City Council met in regular session on Jan. 11 where the group heard fro...
New music hall to host concertJanuary 13, 2022
Interlude Trio will hold the first public performance in Lackey Music Hall Feb. 11.Lackey Music Hall...
LTC Cinderella auditions Monday, TuesdayJanuary 13, 2022
Auditions for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Trail College’s production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s...
LTC tech center to open in 2025
After years of planning, Lincoln Trail College’s technology center is finally on track to becoming a...
Newlin to retire as regional superintendent
Regional Superintendent of Schools Monte Newlin will step down at the end of his current term.Newlin...
OCC to offer basic welding course at WRCDecember 28, 2021
OLNEY — Olney Central College will offer a basic welding course during the spring semester.
IECC schools recognized for seven top programs in the U.S.December 16, 2021
OLNEY — A website that helps students make college decisions recognized Illinois Eastern Community Colleges for seven top programs in the United States. Intelligent.com, which is a resource for online and on-campus program rankings and higher education planning, included IECC in its programs assess for 2022. The research identifies programs in the nation based on flexibility, faculty, course strength, cost and reputation.
IECC to abate bond taxes
Illinois Eastern Community Colleges will ask taxpayers for a quarter-million dollars less than origi...
Paris volunteer coach faces chargesDecember 15, 2021
A volunteer assistant coach at an area school is accused of soliciting minors online.In a letter to ...
Local author celebrates 'reluctant hero'
Walter Sommers was having a good day.It was the early 1960s and his women’s coat department in the T...
Walmart helps disaster victimsSeptember 7, 2021
Walmart is working with the American Red Cross to help communities hit by recent natural disasters.N...
Capitol Recap: Latest COVID-19 surge has likely peaked, Pritzker says
2022 Illinois tax filing season begins Jan. 24
Speaker names new house budget negotiation team
Bill focuses on increasing supplier diversity in wind and solar projects
Republicans call for hearings into DCFS after worker and child deaths
Salukis drop LIC tilt at Marshall, 65-50
A slow start prevented Red Hill High School’s boys’ basketball team from continuing their winning ways Tuesday night, as they saw their two-game winning streak snapped with a 65-50 loss at Marshall in Little Illini Conference play.
Lady Indians lose to Newton at LIC tourney, 48-20
Offensive struggles continue to plague Lawrenceville High School’s girls’ basketball team. During the recent Little Illini Conference Tournament, the Lady Indians went 1-2 and scored a total of 77 points in those three games, including 29 total in a pair of losses. The latest of those defeats came Wednesday, Jan. 19, as the Lady Indians fell to Newton, 48-20, in a consolation semifinal.
Lawrence County wrestling team wins three duals, finishes third at Carmi tourney
A busy week netted mostly positive results for Lawrence County’s high school wrestling team last wee...
LIC Boys Basketball Tournament bracket set
CASEY –– As the calendar begins it descent toward the end of the season, conference tournament actio...
Junior high basketball teams wrapping up seasons
With the calendar rapidly approaching February, that means the season is about to wrap up for local ...
Salukis score pair of home conference wins last week
At Bridgeport Oblong-Palestine-Hutsonville 13 6 19 15 - 53 Red Hill 17 11 15 12 - 55 OBLONG-PALESTI...