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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Mattoon City Council will convene at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 1, at City Hall, to consider ordinances, bids and agreements on issues related to construction, real estate and municipal contracts.
Considering improvements from Panther Trail to public relations, Eastern Illinois University's (EIU) board of trustees met on Nov. 13 at the Martin Luther King, Jr., University Union at EIU's Charleston campus.