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Lineman 'rodeo' April 17

By Randy Harrison
| April 9, 2021

The return of the Pioneer City Rodeo is still months away, but in the meantime, one of the Illinois ...

Registration now open for OCC youth basketball clinics

March 29, 2021

OLNEY — Youth in grades kindergarten through the eighth grade are invited to register for the Blue Knight Basketball Spring Clinic at Olney Central College.

IECC will hire new president for LTC at April meeting

March 22, 2021

OLNEY — Trustees announced intent to hire a President at Lincoln Trail College at the upcoming Tuesday, April 27 Board of Trustees meeting.  Upon board approval in April, this candidate would become LTC’s 11th President.     

Zeb Holder

OCC grad among finalists for Golden Apple Awards for Excellence in Teaching

March 19, 2021

OLNEY — Zeb Holder wanted to stay connected with his music students when the COVID-19 pandemic forced school closures last spring.

Final vote on LTC president in April

By Randy Harrison
| March 17, 2021

Zahi Atallah is one step closer to officially being named Lincoln Trail College’s new president.Illi...

Atallah new LTC president

March 14, 2021

Lincoln Trail College has a new president.

School Menus

March 9, 2021

Senior Citizens MONDAY Lunch: Breaded tenderloin, butter beans, potato wedges, fruit, bun. TUESD...

School Menus

February 14, 2021

Senior Citizens MONDAY Lunch: Ham and beans, potato squares, spinach, fruit, corn bread. TUESDAY...

OCC Medical Office Assistant Program ranks among top online programs

November 25, 2020

OLNEY — Olney Central College’s Medical Office Assistant Program has been recognized as one of the top online degrees.

Frontier Community College continues its scheduled move to online instruction

November 25, 2020

FAIRFIELD — Frontier Community College has begun its scheduled transfer to online instruction. All classes will take place in a digital format until the end of the semester, Dec. 17.

Illinois high school seniors can apply for 2021 Conservation Achievement Scholarships

November 24, 2020

SPRINGFIELD — Applications are being accepted by the Illinois Conservation Foundation (ICF) for the 2021 Conservation Achievement Scholarship program.

LTC adds customer service course

November 23, 2020

Lincoln Trail College will begin offering a new microcertificate that will help train people to better serve customers in January.The new Customer Service Management program is available online and …

VU to shutter campus early

November 17, 2020

Vincennes University President Chuck Johnson announced the University is ending in-person classes earlier than previously scheduled at both the Vincennes and Jasper campuses due to rising COVID-19 …

OCC ready for new welding program

November 2, 2020

Olney Central College is ready for the startup of its new welding and fabrication associate’s degree next fall with the completion of a new state-of-the-art lab and classroom at the West …

VFW scholarship contests seek participants

October 28, 2020

For students looking for scholarships to help lessen the financial burden college brings, it’s not too late to participate in the annual Veterans of Foreign Wars Voice of Democracy and …

Report: Community college enrollment down

October 19, 2020

Preliminary fall enrollment data shows fewer students are enrolling in community colleges across Illinois in the latest enrollment report compiled by the Illinois Community College Board, released …

VU promotes cyber security

October 16, 2020

Vincennes University recently announced its commitment to Cybersecurity Awareness Month, held annually in October, by signing up as a Champion and joining a growing global effort to promote the …

LTC enrollment up for fall

October 14, 2020

ROBINSON — Lincoln Trail College was one of only four Illinois community colleges to see enrollment growth this fall.

Parkside names Students of the Month for September

October 8, 2020

Parkside Elementary School has announced its Students of the Month for the month of September.

WVC making progress towards PTA program

October 6, 2020

MOUNT CARMEL — Wabash Valley College continues to make progress towards the full implementation of its fledgling physical therapist assistant education program.


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Law enforcement report: April 14 - April 20

April 20, 2021

The following is a list of arrests and vehicle accidents within Lawrence County for the dates of April 14 - April 20.

The second annual 5k/10k Valerie Stevens Memorial Scholarship run, held in honor of Valerie Stevens, was held on April 17 at Lanterman Park in Bridgeport. Despite the rain, a large number of participants turned out to support the event. All proceeds from the race will be used towards scholarships for Red Hill High School and Lawrenceville High School seniors.

Second annual 5k/10k Valerie Stevens Memorial Scholarship run held in Lanterman Park

April 20, 2021

 The second annual 5k/10k Valerie Stevens Memorial Scholarship run, held in honor of Valerie Stevens, was held on April 17 at Lanterman Park in Bridgeport.

ISAC names 2021-22 Illinois State Scholars

April 19, 2021

The Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC) has announced the 2021-22 Illinois State Scholars. These top performing students are selected annually based on their ACT or SAT exams and sixth semester class rank and are recognized for their exceptional academic achievement. Illinois State Scholars rank in approximately the top 10% of graduates from Illinois high schools.