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.

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.

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 -- The Charleston Reading Circle will hold its final meeting of the year Friday, March 15, at a noon luncheon at the Charleston Country Club according to a press release. The program will consist of a review of the past year’s activities.

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…

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.