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Red Hill to hold special meeting

July 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 officials recommended Tuesday that all teachers, staff, students and visitors in schools, regardless of vaccination status, should wear masks indoors as well. Contributed photo

CDC says some vaccinated Americans should wear masks indoors again

By TOM OSBORNE
| July 28, 2021

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 riders will travel through Crawford County in September, remembering those who have given their lives in service to our nation since the 9/11 attacks. Contributed photo

Gold Star Mission to bike through county

By ANGELA DOWNING
| July 26, 2021

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

By TOM OSBORNE
| July 26, 2021

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 bridge

July 26, 2021

The Indiana Department of Transportation announces intermittent traffic stops on U.S. 50 in Vincenne...

Wine and Woodstock Festival planned at Homestead Vineyards

July 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.

Larry Kinsella

Axes, spears, more featured in presentation

By Randy Harrison
| July 21, 2021

The tools and weapons of Native Americans will be the subject of “Stories n’ Stones,” an archaeologi...

Pesticide users balance risks, benefits for producers, neighbors

July 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 Extension

July 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:

IECC approves LTC pool renovation

By Randy Harrison
| July 21, 2021

A contractor has been hired for renovations to the Lincoln Trail College natatorium.Illinois Eastern...

CALENDAR

July 20, 2021

Thursday, July 22 4-H general project judging takes place at the Lawrence County Fairgrounds. Check-...

ERBA sponsoring hiring events

July 20, 2021

OLNEY ­— The Embarras River Basin Agency, Inc. is sponsoring two hiring events which include spot-on...

Micro school opens in Oblong

By Randy Harrison
| July 20, 2021

Junior high and high school students will soon have a new educational option.Main Street Micro, a ne...

Bee Gees tribute band here July 29

By Randy Harrison
| July 20, 2021

Fans of the Bee Gees should be feeling a touch of night fever when tribute band Stayin’ Alive plays ...

WVC announces community theater dates

July 14, 2021

Wabash Valley College and the Wabash Valley Arts Council are pleased to announce the community theat...

Ivy Tech hosts career fair

July 14, 2021

Nearly 60 employers looking to fill open positions will be attending a regional career fair on Tuesd...

Teachers no longer required to wear masks if vaccinated

July 9, 2021

The Illinois Department of Public Health is fully adopting the Centers for Disease Control and Preve...

Bacteria source of corn disease

July 9, 2021

Goss’s bacterial wilt and leaf blight is one of the most damaging diseases affecting corn. The most ...

Rabies warning signs in cattle

July 9, 2021

Rabies is usually associated with dogs or bats, but it also can develop insidiously in a variety of ...

SIU student probes impact of coyote and bobcat travels

by Tim Crosby
| July 9, 2021

You’d probably be surprised just how far a coyote or bobcat will go for a steady supply of good food...


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