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Mattoon YMCA to offer sixth annual Bare Bones Turkey Trot

Thanksgiving is closer than we realize! Thanksgiving is a time to remember what you are thankful for in life. At the Mattoon Y, we are thankful for our community. Healthy Living is a focus at the Y even on Thanksgiving Day. We are excited to offer our sixth annual Bare Bones Turkey Trot. The Y staff

JOURNAL GAZETTE AND TIMES COURIER - 2017-10-18 06:00:00

Mattoon woman sentenced to prison for DUI crash with Teutopolis bus

SULLIVAN - Scarlett McKinzie, 37, of Mattoon was sentenced to two years in the Illinois Department of Corrections on Tuesday after pleading guilty earlier in Moultrie County Circuit Court to aggravated driving under the influence in an accident with a Teutopolis school bus. Moultrie County sheriff's

HERALD & REVIEW - 2017-10-17 22:26:00

Mattoon library to host Harry Potter youth event Friday

MATTOON (JG-TC) --While school is out on Friday, the Mattoon Public Library plans to host Harry Potter-themed activities for middle- and high school-age students. Participants in this celebration of Harry Potter's 20th anniversary are welcome to attend a sorting ceremony, where they will be assigned

JOURNAL GAZETTE AND TIMES COURIER - 2017-10-17 17:55:00

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JOURNAL GAZETTE AND TIMES COURIER - 2017-10-18 14:52:38

One Stop Community Christmas gearing up again

CHARLESTON -- With another holiday season around the corner, local groups are again coming together to organize the multiple-county donation drive, One Stop Community Christmas. One Stop Community Christmas is an effort by local civic groups, schools, businesses, aid organizations, churches, sororit

JOURNAL GAZETTE AND TIMES COURIER - 2017-10-17 22:44:00

Family friendly standup comedy planned at Lake Land

MATTOON (JG-TC) -- Standup comedian Don Friesen is slated to perform a family friendly show Friday evening at the Lake Land College Theater. The show's organizer, The Whip at Backland Radio, reported in a press release that Friesen's "Ask Your Mom" comedy special has been featured on Showtime and Ne

JOURNAL GAZETTE AND TIMES COURIER - 2017-10-17 17:48:00

Birthday: Diehl - 80th

CHARLESTON -- Annette Diehl will celebrate her 80th birthday with an open house in her honor from 1-4 p.m. Sunday at her daughter Cindy's house at 1803 Meadowlake Dr. in Charleston. She is requesting no gifts but cards would be appreciated. She was born Oct. 22, 1937, in Cumberland County, the daugh

JOURNAL GAZETTE AND TIMES COURIER - 2017-10-18 06:00:00

EIU'S Gothic at Midnight is a tribute to the Masters of the Macabre

CHARLESTON -- It will be an evening of hilarity and horror when Joshua Kane presents "Gothic at Midnight: A Tribute to the Masters of the Macabre" at Eastern Illinois University's Doudna Fine Arts Center on Saturday. "If you're not in the Halloween spirit, you will be," said Dan Crews, Programming D

JOURNAL GAZETTE AND TIMES COURIER - 2017-10-18 06:00:00

Rotary pancake breakfast an EIU homecoming tradition

CHARLESTON -- An Eastern Illinois University homecoming tradition returns with the annual all-you-can-eat Rotary Pancake Breakfast Saturday morning held in conjunction with the homecoming parade. Charleston Rotary Club members will be serving pancakes, sausages and drinks from 6:30 to 10 a.m. Saturd

JOURNAL GAZETTE AND TIMES COURIER - 2017-10-18 06:00:00

The Rev. Chris Brey to leave priesthood

EFFINGHAM - The Rev. Chris Brey, pastor of St. Anthony of Padua and Shumway St. Mary's Catholic Church, is leaving the priesthood and plans to get married next month, church officials confirmed on Tuesday. Brey on Monday gave Bishop Thomas John Paprocki his resignation, according to an email to St.

EFFINGHAM DAILY NEWS - 2017-10-18 00:55:00

Board may start fund for sales tax revenue

CHARLESTON -- Revenue from a new school sales tax should start coming in next month, so the Charleston school district is set to OK a fund for the money until it's ready to be spent. At its meeting today, the Charleston school board is scheduled to vote on establishing a capital projects fund. Coles

JOURNAL GAZETTE AND TIMES COURIER - 2017-10-18 06:00:00

LLC students place at Broadcasters Association awards

Four Lake Land College students received awards at the annual Illinois Broadcasters Association Student Silver Dome Awards held at Illinois State University. Kimo Byars, Charleston, won first place in Best Longform Entertainment Programming. Maclean Enright, Charleston, won second place in Best Long

EFFINGHAM DAILY NEWS - 2017-10-17 23:17:59

Humboldt man arrested for domestic battery

HUMBOLDT (JG-TC) -- A man was arrested on suspicion of domestic battery after he admitted pushing a woman to the ground several times. Daniel S. Ross, 42, 401 Adams St., Humboldt, was arrested at his residence on Saturday, according to a news release from the Coles County Sheriff's Office. The relea

JOURNAL GAZETTE AND TIMES COURIER - 2017-10-17 18:10:00

Glancing Back: October 17-18

MATTOON -- In the presence of a large audience of men and women assembled at the Methodist Episcopal Church, Congressman William B. McKinley, L.L. Lehman, president of the National Bank of Mattoon, and Rev. R.F. McDaniel discussed the war with Germany and urged, as a patriotic move and a Christian d

JOURNAL GAZETTE AND TIMES COURIER - 2017-10-17 06:00:00

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JOURNAL GAZETTE AND TIMES COURIER - 2017-10-17 11:00:43

American Legion Auxiliary Liberty Unit 289 notes

American Legion Auxiliary Liberty Unit 289 President Sarah Wyckoff called to order the Oct. 10 meeting. Those present sang "Eternal Father, Strong to Save." Roll call was taken with all officers answering roll. Cinda Held reported on the Sept. 23 19th District Fall Convention held in Champaign. Disc

SHELBYVILLE DAILY UNION - 2017-10-16 17:09:59

Man charged with molesting 3 children

MATTOON (JG-TC) -- Police officers have arrested a Mattoon man for allegedly molesting three children. A Mattoon Police Department press release reported that Casey Rajkumar, 26, of Mattoon was arrested at 4:40 p.m. Saturday at the police station and was charged with three counts of predatory crimin

JOURNAL GAZETTE AND TIMES COURIER - 2017-10-16 19:52:00

College plans dual credit information nights

MATTOON -- Help your high school student get a jump start on earning college credits with Lake Land College's Dual Credit Program. This fall, the Lake Land College Dual Credit program will host various parent and student information nights throughout the college district, according to a press releas

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Middle School: Stauder finishes 11th at state XC

NORMAL - At the IESA state cross country meet in Normal, in Class 2A for the girls, Shelbyville's Karlie Stauder finished in 12th place in 11:58.30 and teammate Gabrielle Spain was 16th in 12:03.30. In Class 3A, Mattoon's Brock Davee ran a personal best time and finished in 44th place out of 235 run

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Retired EIU professor seeks Democratic nod in 110th District

MATTOON - Democrats have a candidate for state representative in the 110th Illinois House District, which includes all of Coles County plus all or parts of Edgar, Cumberland, Clark, Crawford and Lawrence counties. Shirley Bell, 64, of Mattoon, a retired professor of communications studies at Eastern

NEWS-GAZETTE - 2017-10-17 14:00:00