CHARLESTON -- Seniors from Oakland High School visited Booth Library on the campus of Eastern Illinois University on Feb. 21.
TUSCOLA -- Registration is currently open for vendors interested in presenting at the upcoming 9th Annual Douglas County Area "Our Good Life" health fair for those 50 and over to be held from 9-11 a.m. April 30 at the Tuscola Community Building, 122 N. Central Ave. West.
CHARLESTON -- WEIU-TV’s “Being Well” is featuring an hour-long live broadcast on common ear, nose and throat ailments and hearing loss at 7 p.m. Tuesday.
CHARLESTON -- Eastern Illinois University named Brad Bennington as its new registrar.
MATTOON -- Sarah Bush Lincoln Ear, Nose and Throat Physician Lori Cudone, MD, will offer free head and neck cancer exams to the public from 5 to 7 pm on Tuesday, April 2; and from 7:30 to 11:30 am on Saturday, April 6, at SBL’s ENT Clinic in Mattoon, by appointment only.
MATTOON -- The following is a list of Sarah Bush Lincoln programs and support groups for April. The locations of all programs are posted daily in Entrance A Lobby of Sarah Bush Lincoln.
TOLEDO -- A “Women Connected” Health Fair will be held Friday beginning at 9 a.m. at the Toledo Life Center, 507 E. Main St., Toledo.
TUSCOLA -- Douglas County Sheriff Joshua Blackwell recently presented Douglas County Correctional Officer Dakota Mohr with a Letter of Commendation for his recent achievements and graduation from the Basic Correctional Officer’s (BCO) Academy. Mohr, who resides in Tuscola, attended BCO in S…
JANESVILLE -- Janesville Cemetery is an Illinois not-for-profit corporation located approximately one mile northwest of Janesville. Established in 1898, it receives absolutely no tax dollars and relies upon grave sales, grave maintenance fees and contributions to provide maintenance and impr…
CHARLESTON – Eastern Illinois University’s Academy of Lifelong Learning Spring 2019 program guide is now available, according to a press release.
EFFINGHAM -- The Effingham Public Library will host Eastern Illinois University’s Living History Program for Women’s History and Awareness Month. The program, will feature interpretations of important women in history at 6 p.m. March 21 at the Suzette Brumleve Memorial Effingham Public Library.
MATTOON -- The Sarah Bush Lincoln Volunteer Guild is gearing up for its annual rummage sale. The early bird “pre-sale” ($3 early bird entry donation) will be held from 2 to 6 pm Thursday, March 14. The sale will continue from 9 am to 6 pm Friday, March 15, and from 8 to 11 am Saturday, March…
MATTOON -- Carolyn Cloyd recently spoke to the Kiwanis Club of Mattoon. Cloyd, the executive director of United Way of Coles County, discussed the history of Cunningham Park in Mattoon.
SPRINGFIELD -- Since 2015, Illinois has stopped more than $120 million in attempted identity theft and tax refund fraud thanks to increased data analytics and partnerships with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and other states. As criminals continue efforts to perpetrate fraud this tax sea…
CHARLESTON -- The Coles County Arts Council invites young local music students to audition for the opportunity to perform in their annual Honors Recital.
MATTOON -- Lake Land College is pleased to guarantee a Presidential Scholarship to all eligible in-district high school graduates who have demonstrated outstanding academic performance. The scholarship covers the full cost of tuition for up to two consecutive academic years.
MATTOON -- The Wabash Fire Protection District is scheduled to hold its annual chili supper from 4 to 7 p.m. March 9 at 3287 Lake Road.
EFFINGHAM -- The Effingham Public Library will host flutist Jennifer Wilhelms for a music performance and lecture, featuring music with ties to Illinois, according to a press release.
NEWTON -- On March 8, a free presentation and luncheon on Navigating Public Transportation will be conducted in Newton by Rides Mass Transit in partnership with HSHS St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital, according to a press release.
SHELBYVILLE -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Illinois Department of Natural Resources and Lake Shelbyville Fish Habitat Alliance will place donated Christmas trees and artificial structures into Lake Shelbyville to enhance the fisheries on March 16, according to a press release.
EFFINGHAM -- HSHS St. Anthony’s Foundation invites the community to the annual “Butterfly Ball” on March 9, co-sponsored by Central Illinois Radiological Associates, Ltd.