The early developmental stages are crucial academically but also social and emotionally. Main Street School knows that “partnering” up with parents and community to develop the most prepared and motivated students is the ultimate goal.

Millikin University is pleased to announce the names of the outstanding undergraduates who have been named to the Dean's List for the fall 2018 semester.

On Tuesday evening the Okaw Valley varsity scholastic bowl team finished up the regular season with two wins against conference foes, LSA and ALAH.


Shelbyville High School is performing Disney's "The Little Mermaid" March 3 and March 4 at 7 p.m. and on March 5 at 2 p.m. Performances will be in the Shelbyville High School auditorium. General admission is $6.


Windsor hosted their Homecoming on Jan. 21 with a theme of Neon Nights. Homecoming royalty was crowned and are pictured.

The first Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports (PBIS) winners of the school year at Stewardson-Strasburg Grade School are, from left: Hallie Hewkin, Rosalyn Reel, Zoey Conder, Colt Storm, Jackson Hite, and Lauren Longwell. Congratulations on starting the school year off with such grea…

ATLANTA, Ga. — The National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS) announced Okaw Valley senior Moranda Matheson from Bethany, IL, has been selected to become a member of the esteemed organization.

Shelby County 4-H held a canvas art workshop on Thursday, June 23 at the 4-H Center in Shelbyville. Shona Edwards of Nokomis was the instructor for the class. Shona gave 4-H’ers tips on how to paint their design, which brushes work best for the type of painting, etc. Each 4-H’er created thei…

Shelby Electric Cooperative (SEC) and the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) today announced that Sarah Locke of Strasburg has won the Glenn English Scholarship this year. This award is one of ten scholarships for students who have shown a commitment to the Seven Coopera…

Shelby County 4-H held a handmade card workshop on Monday, June 27 at the Shelby County Extension Office. The workshop was led by 4-H parent Dianna Furr. The cards were designed by Debora Fogleman, Shelby County 4-H Visual Arts Superintendent.

Heather C. Glenn and Jami L. Hennings, both of Shelbyville, have been named to the Dean's List at the University of Illinois Springfield for the 2016 spring semester.

Stewardson-Strasburg High School and Elementary School have released their fourth quarter and second semester honor rolls for the 2015-2016 school year.

Mid-America Preparatory School has released its second semester honor roll for the 2015-2016 school year.

Jade Bleskey, of Lakewood, was recognized as one of 24 members of the Class of 2016 Farm Credit Agriculture Scholars at a scholarship luncheon at Farm Credit Illinois (FCI) in Mahomet on Thursday, June 2.

URBANA – Chelsea Ballinger, daughter of Mr. Keith Ballinger and Mrs. Lisa Ballinger of Stewardson, Ill., graduated from the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree on May 13. The college is one of only 30 veterinary schools in the Uni…

Central A&M Middle School has established a partnership with Pizza Hut of Shelbyville. Pizza Hut is willing to invest in our students by sponsoring a concept to recognize and celebrate positive behavior. The Pizza Hut “Supreme” Raiders of the Month promotes outstanding performance and behavior.

Sarah Burch of rural Findlay, was among the 3700 students to graduate from Illinois State University in Redbird Arean and Braden Auditorium on May 7-8.

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville completed 2016 Spring Commencement exercises for the 1,850 eligible graduates Friday and Saturday, May 6-7 in the Vadalabene Center on campus.

Morgan N. Powers has been awarded a $500 educational award in a national competition with other students who are members of Modern Woodmen of America. Modern Woodmen, a fraternal benefit society offering financial services, has local representatives and is based in Rock Island, Ill.

The Section 20 officer elections and banquet was held on April 28th at Toledo Christian Church. Alex Walden was elected as the 2016-2017 Section 20 President and Dylan Slifer was elected as the 2016-2017 Section 20 Treasurer. Christian Kessler was also named the Section 20 Star Greenhand in …

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