top story How much do area superintendents get paid? JG-TC Jan 1, 2021 Jan 1, 2021 1 How much do Coles County-area superintendents earn, and how do their salaries compare? Take a look here. Tom Mulligan Arcola school districtSalary: $148,688Schools in district: 2Total students: 726Total full-time educators: 26 Todd Vilardo Vilardo Ted Walk Sullivan school districtSalary: $122,500Schools in district: 3Total students: 1,173Total full-time educators: 67 Shane Schuricht Shelbyville school district Salary: $140,000Schools in district: 4Total students: 1,208Total full-time educators: 87 Larry Lilly Mattoon school districtSalary: $156,735Schools in district: 5Total students: 3,331Total full-time educators: 193 Lance Landeck Oakland school districtSalary: $135,740Schools in district: 2Total students: 261Total full-time educators: 26 Kent Stauder Okaw Valley school districtSalary: $109,509Schools in district: 3Total students: 519Total full-time educators: 40 Gary Alexander Tuscola school district Salary: $140,000Schools in district: 3Total students: 954Total full-time educators: 67 1 comment Related to this collection State and Regional Gas tax revenue drop could delay road, rail projects May 9, 2020 Gas tax revenue in Illinois could plummet by hundreds of millions of dollars this year because coronavirus restrictions are keeping drivers off the road, possibly delaying some major road and rail projects, a think tank has warned. Education Charleston school board approves contract with wage increase for support staff May 21, 2020 Support staff in the Charleston School District will receive a nearly 12% percent wage increase over the next two years. Local Moultrie County adds 3 new COVID-19 cases Updated Jul 24, 2020 To date, 44 residents have tested positive for coronavirus. Local Moultrie County adds 6 new COVID-19 cases Updated Jul 27, 2020 To date, 50 residents have tested positive for coronavirus. Government and Politics Charleston council approves business grants, mayor expresses support May 7, 2020 During its meeting Tuesday, the council voted to support the Downstate Small Business Stabilization Grant program applications from Ike's tavern, McGrady Inn and Towne Square Jewelers.