Red Hill to hold special meetingJuly 28, 2021
The Board of Education of Red Hill Community Unit School District No. 10 will hold a special meeting Tuesday, Aug. 2 at 4 p.m. in the Red Hill Jr./Sr. High School.
CDC says some vaccinated Americans should wear masks indoors again
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended Tuesday that fully vaccinated Americans in parts of the country with “substantial or high transmission” of COVID-19 should return to wearing masks indoors, citing new data on the highly contagious Delta variant.
Gold Star Mission to bike through county
Gold Star Mission wants to never let a hero be forgotten and will be commemorating the nearly 300 Illinois service members who have died since the 9-11 tragedy, with a bicycle ride through the county on Sept. 22.
Illinois gas prices stay about $3
Drivers are still facing pricier fill-ups as more people hit the road for work, travel and other activities that the virus pandemic halted.
Crews to repair U.S. 50 bridgeJuly 26, 2021
The Indiana Department of Transportation announces intermittent traffic stops on U.S. 50 in Vincenne...
Wine and Woodstock Festival planned at Homestead VineyardsJuly 22, 2021
WEST SALEM — Transport yourself back in time to the iconic celebration of Woodstock in 1969. Woodstock was billed as an Aquarian Explosion; three days of peace, love and music with nearly 500,000 people in attendance. You have the opportunity to join the exciting celebration of Woodstock’s 52th birthday promoting peace, love and brotherhood through music, activities and vendors. Wine and Woodstock has become an annual event at Homestead Vineyards.
Axes, spears, more featured in presentation
The tools and weapons of Native Americans will be the subject of “Stories n’ Stones,” an archaeologi...
Pesticide users balance risks, benefits for producers, neighborsJuly 21, 2021
URBANA — Pesticides are widely used in agricultural operations and while there are known risks associated with their use, these chemicals also protect crops and ensure a plentiful supply of high-quality and affordable food. Proper pesticide application is critical to ensuring the risks don’t outweigh the benefits.
Preserve food safely focus of Illinois ExtensionJuly 21, 2021
MILAN — Food preservation is centuries old and has many benefits, but be sure you understand the equipment, space, time and skills needed before you begin. There are many considerations:
Bee Gees tribute band here July 29
Fans of the Bee Gees should be feeling a touch of night fever when tribute band Stayin’ Alive plays ...
SIU student probes impact of coyote and bobcat travels
You’d probably be surprised just how far a coyote or bobcat will go for a steady supply of good food...
Education services extended for special needs students
Study ranks Illinois 29th in best states to start a business
Pritzker administration announces $742 million in COVID-19 relief now available to Illinois small local governments
Pritzker talks plans for Unemployment Trust Fund, pandemic response
Democratic leaders seek to dismiss redistricting lawsuits
OCC fall classes start Aug. 17July 22, 2021
OLNEY — Fall semester classes begin on Tuesday, Aug. 17 at Olney Central College. Students wishing to enroll are encouraged to apply as soon as possible at http://www.iecc.edu.
IECC approves LTC pool renovation
A contractor has been hired for renovations to the Lincoln Trail College natatorium.Illinois Eastern...
WVC announces community theater datesJuly 14, 2021
Wabash Valley College and the Wabash Valley Arts Council are pleased to announce the community theat...
Ivy Tech hosts career fairJuly 14, 2021
Nearly 60 employers looking to fill open positions will be attending a regional career fair on Tuesd...
Brown graduates from Sullivan University College of Pharmacy and Health ServicesJuly 12, 2021
Holly L. Brown of Evansville, formerly of Lawrenceville, graduated from Sullivan University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in Louisville, Kentucky.
Teachers no longer required to wear masks if vaccinatedJuly 9, 2021
The Illinois Department of Public Health is fully adopting the Centers for Disease Control and Preve...
ISBE launches sabbatical for teacher of the yearJuly 9, 2021
The Illinois State Board of Education has launched a new year-long paid sabbatical for the Illinois ...
OCC Automotive Service Technology students awardedJuly 1, 2021
Olney Central College Automotive Service Technology students, from left, Preston Emmons, Olney, Andrew Dettrey, Dieterich and Weston Benton, Flat Rock, are program award recipients for 2021.
Indians, Salukis compete in 7-on-7 in Robinson Saturday
ROBINSON — Results were mixed for Lawrence County’s two high-school football teams Saturday, as they were among 16 area teams that competed in a 7-on-7 event Saturday at Robinson High School.
Cal Ripken 12s go 1-2 at Ohio Valley Regional
Lexington, Ky. — While they were competitive throughout, the stay for Lawrence County’s 12-year-old Cal Ripken all-star team in the Ohio Valley Regional was not as long as they hoped.
Extreme softball wins pair of titles, one 2nd-place finish at USSSA Nationals
EVANSVILLE –– If there was hardware to be had over the weekend, there was a pretty good chance Extre...
Lawrence County 12s set to play in Cal Ripken Ohio Valley Regional
BRIDGEPORT –– Lawrence County’s 12-year-old Cal Ripken all-star team will have a chance to compete a...
sports briefs Lawrence County high school golf meeting Anyone interested in playing high school gol...
Lawrenceville 10s eliminated from district tourney with pair of losses
MT. CARMEL –– Runs came in bunches, but unfortunately for Lawrenceville Little League’s 10-year-old ...