ARCOLA -- Carriage Crossing Senior Living located at the Green Mill Village development in Arcola is hosting a free educational series on Thursday from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Best Western Plus Hotel and Suites Convention Center, located at 917 Green Mill Road, Arcola.
ARTHUR -- Long-term care professionals and other professionals who work with older adults now have an easy and convenient way to participate in professional development. The University of Illinois Extension is proud to present the LTC Webinar Series.
CHARLESTON -- Eastern Illinois University’s College of Education has received accreditation from the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation.
CHARLESTON -- Jefferson Elementary School on Charleston recently held its annual Geography Bee. There were eight students who represented their respective classes. They were chosen by competing in and winning the preliminary round. In the preliminary round each student had the opportunity to…
CHARLESTON -- Eastern Illinois University named Brad Bennington as its new registrar last November. Now, three months in, Bennington’s even more excited about his role at the university, and looks forward to enhancing the registrar’s office responsibilities in creating additional successes f…
CHARLESTON -- The local sales manager of the AirEvac Lifeteam told Charleston Rotary members recently that his medical helicopter service and Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center are finalizing plans to provide more efficient services.
CHARLESTON -- Coordinators at Eastern Illinois University are excited to announce the university’s inaugural Presidential Lecture will be held in conjunction with the 13th annual Barry D. Riccio Lecture on History. The event will take place at 7 p.m. Monday in the Doudna Fine Arts Center Lec…
MATTOON -- Family Worship Center in Mattoon recently donated a van load of goodies and supplies for people fighting cancer at Sarah Bush Lincoln’s Regional Cancer Center.
Jefferson Elementary School students completed the recent IEPA Poster, Prose, and Poetry contest. This is a statewide contest for all fifth and sixth grade students. The focus of the contest this year was on Green Transportation Keeping the Air Clean for a Heathy Future. The entire sixth gra…
SPRINGFIELD -- The Illinois Department on Aging (IDoA) is accepting nominations for the 2019 Senior Illinoisans Hall of Fame Awards.
WASHINGTON -- As the 2019 tax filing season gets into full swing, the Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers who owe of the many easy payment options.
MATTOON -- The Coles County SWCD Foundation is now accepting applications for its annual scholarship program.
MATTOON -- The deadline to apply for scholarships through Southeastern Illinois Community Foundation is Thursday, Feb. 14 (the Michael Alan Fuller Scholarship deadline is March 1). All applications and references must be completed by this deadline. This year, the Community Foundation has mor…
CHARLESTON -- Eastern Illinois University Athletic Director Tom Micheal is the featured speaker at Sarah Bush Lincoln’s men’s only free event, “Take Down Heart Disease,” set for 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, at the Brick House Bar and Grill in Charleston.
CHARLESTON -- On Feb. 19, HOPE of East Central Illinois will host its 16th annual “Bowls of HOPE” fundraiser featuring soups, sides, drinks and sweets from volunteers and local businesses and hand-crafted bowls from community artists.
MATTOON -- The Mattoon Fire Department recently donated $1,237 to the Sarah Bush Lincoln Regional Cancer Center. Firefighters raised the money by selling more than 600 T-shirts during breast cancer awareness month in October.
CHARLESTON -- The Eastern Illinois University Department of Music is set to present "Before the Dawn" on Sunday at 4 p.m.
CHARLESTON -- Eastern Illinois University will be hosting the 60th Annual EIU Jazz Festival on Feb. 8 and 9, according to a press release.
EFFINGHAM -- Effingham Mayor Jeff Bloemker announced plans for the mayor's office to host a town hall meeting at Effingham City Hall on Feb. 27 at 6:30 p.m., according to a press release.
CHARLESTON -- The Eastern Illinois University Athletic Department and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes will host the annual EIU HOOPS event on Saturday, Feb. 16, according to a press release.
URBANA -- Illinois residents have the option to make a donation to fight local hunger on their 2018 state income tax returns.