Mayor Randy Rich will offer commentary on the electric aggregation rate when the Oblong Village Council convenes for its regular meeting at 7 p.m. today, March 2, in the Municipal Building at 202 S. Range St.
Eastern Illinois book lovers will have an opportunity to linger over edible reading materials at the Eastern Illinois University Booth Library’s Edible Book Festival, a free event that is open to the public and scheduled for April 11.
A self-appointed Illinois watchdog group is questioning state House candidate Jim Acklin’s campaign contributions in light of his statement that he “won’t be beholden to any special interest group” because his campaign money is coming from District 102.
Brad Halbrook, a candidate for State Representative in the 102nd State Representative District, recently criticized the Chicago-based Democratic leaders of the Illinois General Assembly for their unwillingness to change.
After an emotional year spent facing his own and loved ones’ illnesses, Ashmore's Alan Alford, 59, has emerged from an intense medical crisis stronger than ever — and ready to help others attain better health.
Complete with champagne, cocktails, dancing and dining, Sarah Bush Lincoln's (SBL) 32nd Annual La Grande Soirée recently succeeded in raising close to $20,000 for its health care career student scholarship program at the Keller Convention Center in Effingham.
Dr. Thomas Cahill recently passed a recertification exam to retain his status as diplomate of the Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology as he continues his duties as cardiologist for the Sarah Bush Lincoln Center in Mattoon.
The Arcola School District #306 board of education's finance committee will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, March 7, at the Arcola District Office, located at 351 W. Washington St., to discuss transportation, budget and other issues.
Charleston residents can dispose of unwanted debris by dropping items off at dumpsters in two different locations when the city holds its annual citywide spring cleanup event from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on May 14.
Posting just one win out of the 11 games so far — a 9-1 defeat of Northern Kentucky — the Eastern Illinois University Panthers softball team will head to Southern Illinois University for the Coach B Classic this weekend, March 5-6.