Illinois Department of Public Health reminds Illinoisans to get flu shotSeptember 23, 2021
SPRINGFIELD — Every season the flu sickens millions of people in the U.S., hospitalizes hundreds of thousands and kills tens of thousands. This season, in addition to flu, the state continues to battle COVID-19. More than 41 million cases of COVID-19 in the U.S. have been reported, including more than 1.5 million in Illinois. More than 660,000 COVID-19 deaths have been reported in the U.S. with more than 24,400 deaths reported in Illinois.
Keep plants, pollinators happy with fall Gardening in the Air seriesSeptember 23, 2021
URBANA — With the weather getting colder and the coming of fall, it’s important to know how to put your garden to rest and plan for the next growing season.
IECC hires music instructor, others
Lincoln Trail College’s new music instructor is officially a college employee following action by th...
PJHS baseball team wins regionalSeptember 21, 2021
Parkview Junior High School's baseball team won the IESA Class 2A Casey-Westfield Regional with a 9-1 win over top-seeded Paris Crestwood Monday. The Braves (9-6) will play Teutopolis in the Class 2A Teutopolis Sectional Saturday at 11 a.m.
Wreaths Across America breakfast set for SaturdaySeptember 20, 2021
LAWRENCEVILLE — Wreaths Across America for the Lawrenceville City Cemetery will hold a pancake breakfast on Saturday, Sept. 25 from 7-11 a.m. at the Moose Lodge in Lawrenceville.
Time to apply for IECC scholarshipsSeptember 24, 2021
Illinois Eastern Community Colleges Chancellor Ryan Gower is urging prospective students to apply be...
WVGS offers aid finding acestorsSeptember 24, 2021
Why haven’t you found your ancestors in the records?Documents are often hidden from view, with infor...
FFA tractor drive to aid OHS gradSeptember 21, 2021
Oblong High School FFA is sponsoring an antique tractor drive to raise money to help a former member...
Airshow flies again Sept. 25-26
Wings by the Wabash fly again Sept. 25 and 26.After being grounded by the pandemic last year, the ai...
Marshall man faces more charges in porn caseSeptember 16, 2021
Additional charges have been filed against a Marshall man previously charged with possessing child p...
LTC medical assistant program ranks highSeptember 15, 2021
The website Medical Assistant Advice ranked Lincoln Trail College’s Medical Assistant program among ...
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...
Illinois to invest over $40 million in workforce training
Supreme Court to consider whether former Super Bowl MVP has right to know accuser's identity
Gov. JB Pritzker proclaims Sept. 20-26 Rail Safety Week in Illinois
Supreme Court eviction order extended to coincide with governor's moratorium
Illinois' eviction moratorium set to expire Oct. 3
Booker retires from OCCSeptember 23, 2021
Olney Central College Dean of Instruction Mike Conn recognized Jerry Booker (left), during a retirement reception held in his honor. Booker retired after serving 13 years as Groundskeeper at OCC.
IECC urges students to apply by Oct. 29 priority deadlineSeptember 23, 2021
FAIRFIELD — Illinois Eastern Community Colleges Chancellor Ryan Gower is urging prospective students to apply before the Oct. 29 priority deadline to be the first in line for Student Success Scholarships.
Groves named OCC's Director of Instructional Support ServicesSeptember 20, 2021
OLNEY — Chad Groves has been named Olney Central College’s Director of Instructional Support Services, overseeing both the Academic Success Center and the Anderson Library.
IECC salutes the ConstitutionSeptember 15, 2021
Illinois Eastern Community Colleges will observe Constitution Day Friday.The IECC colleges will obse...
ISBE: Schools can keep serving free lunchesSeptember 9, 2021
The Illinois State Board of Education announced this week that schools can continue to serve meals a...
Frontier Community College opens testing centerAugust 30, 2021
FAIRFIELD — Frontier Community College is starting off the semester with the addition of a new testing center. In the past, students have been required to travel to take different exams used for various certifications across numerous fields of study.
LTC offers community coursesAugust 20, 2021
Lincoln Trail College is planning a variety of different Community Education Classes throughout the ...
Patilla to head LTC performing artsAugust 20, 2021
Lincoln Trail College’s performing arts department has a new director.Michael Patilla joins LTC as t...
Salukis returning to the field after two-week absence
BRIDGEPORT –– Even though it is right smack in the middle of the season for high school football in Illinois, it feels a little like opening week for Red Hill High School’s football team.
Indians facing tall task when they host Aces
LAWRENCEVILLE –– Coming off one of the biggest wins in recent memory, Lawrenceville High School’s football team would like to carry that momentum over into their next game, but that will not be an easy proposition.
Lawrence County golfers third at Olney, 11th at Paris Invitational
Results weren’t great for Lawrence County’s high school golf team last week, but at least they were able to post results.
PJHS baseball wins regional title
Three wins in six days resulted in some hardware for Parkview Junior High School’s baseball team. The Braves played solid baseball over that span and turned it into a regional championship.
Hesler, Hulfachor compete for VU golf at Vincennes Invitational
MONTGOMERY, IND. –– Three former Lawrence County golfers were on the course at the same time last week competing against each other in a college tournament.
Indians knock off Newton, 34-19
NEWTON –– While offense has been the calling card for Lawrenceville High School’s football team in recent years, it has been the other side of the ball that has made the difference in their last two outings.