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City of Olney City Council met September 10
City of Olney City Council met September 10. AGENDA #1 “Call to Order” The September 10, 2018, meeting of the Olney City Council was called to order at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers of the Olney City Hall located at 300 S. Whittle Avenue, Olney, Illinois, with Mayor Mark Lambird presiding.
OCC’s New Online Photography Class Starts Jan. 7
Olney Central College is offering a new online photography course for those interested in learning more about camera functions and photographic composition. “We will definitely start in the beginning with how to use and adjust the camera,” said OCC Art Instructor Heather Sandy, who is teaching ART 1
RICHLAND COUNTY, ILLINOIS MAN SENTENCED ON METHAMPHETAMINE RELATED CHARGES
Robert A. Harden, 45, of Calhoun, IL, was sentenced Monday to federal prison on methamphetamine related charges, Steven D. Weinhoeft, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, was announced Monday.
Mount Carmel Grade School set to host Eighth Grade Girls Regional Tournament
MOUNT CARMEL, Ill. -- Mount Carmel will play hosts to the 2019 Eighth Grade Girls Basketball Eighth Region Tournament, starting on Jan. 12 at the Mount Carmel Grade School. The semi-final games will come on Jan. 12, featuring Flora vs. Olney at 9:30 a.m., followed by Mount Carmel vs. Carmi at 11 a.m
Richland County Elementary School reports 3% truancy rate
The truancy rate at Richland County Elementary School fell to 3 percent during the 2017-18 school year, according to a East Central Reporter analysis of the latest Illinois schools report card.
OCC Offering Furniture Refinishing Class
Have a family heirloom or damaged piece of furniture you want to restore to its former glory? Learn how this spring with Olney Central College’s furniture restoration class. The course, HEC 2299 Furniture Restoration, will focus on complete refinishing, restoration and repair, while addressing furni
Amber Alert issued after thieves steal car with 13-month-old in backseat in Illinois
FARMINGTON, ILL. (KMOV.com) - An Amber Alert was issued Saturday afternoon after a group of men stole a car with a infant inside at a gas station in Farmington, Illinois. Police said 13-month-old Bentley Dutz was in the backseat of a gold 2000 Ford Taurus with Illinois license plates AT70987 when th
OCC Community Choir Concert December 16
The Olney Central College Community Choir will present its annual holiday concert at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 16 in the Dr. John D. Stull Performing Arts Center. Get into the holiday spirit with the OCC Community Choir as it is joined by the Richland County High School Concert Choir and special guest,
Illinois town may nearly double mayor’s salary
NORMAL, Ill. (AP) — A central Illinois community may nearly double the next mayor’s salary and also give raises to city council members. The Pantagraph reports Normal’s mayor makes $18,000 annually. The city council on Monday will consider increasing the salary to $32,000 starting May 1, 2021.
93.2 percent of Richland teachers stay put; average earns $50,034.50 per year
More than 93.2 percent of teachers stay at Richland County Elementary School year to year, according to the 2018 three-year average in the latest Illinois schools report card. The Illinois State Board of Education records data concerning faculty salary, retention and attendance because maintaining a
Salukis move to 2-0 at Wayne City
WAYNE CITY, Ill. -- With leading scorer Drew Moore sidelined for much of the game with foul trouble, sophomore Drake Allen stepped up with a career-high 19 points to lead Red Hill past Crab Orchard, 65-46, in its second game of the Wayne City tournament on Wednesday.
Illinois hunter bags 51-point buck, possibly one of the ‘largest bucks ever shot in America’
An Illinois hunter’s 51-point kill may be one of the “largest bucks ever shot in America,” the state Department of Natural Resources announced this week. Keith Szablewski, of Johnston City, shot and killed the deer in November during the first weekend of the shotgun season in the state, WSIL-3 repor
Suspect on the loose after he hit and injured 2 Alton, Illinois police officers with a car
ALTON, Ill. – Police are looking for a man who struck and injured two officers with his car Friday morning in Alton. Around 3:40 a.m., Alton police responded to a report of a man with a gun at a home in the 1000 block of Tremont Street. During the investigation, officers discharged their weapons at
What's that up in the sky? A weather radar mystery unfolds in the Tri-State
EVANSVILLE -- What probably should've been an uneventful night at the National Weather Service office in Paducah, Kentucky has instead turned into a night spent observing a mystery unfold.
Warriors dominate glass and highly efficient in victory over Rend Lake
INA, Ill. -- Efficiency and their height advantage were a common theme of the night for the Wabash Valley College Warriors in their victory over Great Rivers Athletic Conference foe Rend Lake 96-89 on Wednesday night at Rend Lake College.
Lady Aces fall to Boonville, turn to Toyota Classic
BOONVILLE, Ind. -- The skid continues for Mount Carmel, as the Lady Aces lost to Boonville on Tuesday night, extending their losing streak to five games following their 63-52 loss at Boonville.
Man sentenced to fed prison on meth charge
A Richland County man was sentenced Monday on two counts of methamphetamine-related charges, including one in Effingham County. Robert A. Harden, 45, of Calhoun, was sentenced in the Southern District of Illinois to 108 months of federal imprisonment and four years' supervised released following his
Morris receives Sagamore of the Wabash
County councilman Tim Crowley remembers a time, long ago, when he told Sheriff Mike Morris that, if he played his cards right, he could be sheriff for 10 years. He'd been appointed to fill the two years remaining in Steve Luce's term after Luce resigned in 2008.
Stipp shines in Aces rout of Flora
MOUNT CARMEL, Ill. -- Steals and transition offense were a common theme for Mount Carmel on Tuesday night at Mount Carmel, as the Aces picked up a much needed win against Flora by a score of 59-38. Just last week Mount Carmel head coach Tyler Buss spoke highly of sophomore Beau Stipp, praising Stipp
CITY OF OLNEY: Visit The Olney Christmas Light Display in the Olney City Park
City of Olney issued the following announcement on Dec. 28. Don’t forget to visit the Olney Christmas Light Display in the Olney City Park this season to hear the sounds of Christmas and enjoy the colorful lights of the Holiday season. Christmas lights will be aglow from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Su