Outstanding efforts in the classroom, leadership and community service are among the qualities of the nine students chosen as 2020-21 Provost Scholars at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.
The Shelby County Health Department reported Monday that three more county residents have tested positive for COVID-19: A 62-year-old male, a 53-year-old female and a 95-year-old female all are asymptomatic. State metrics reported for the week ending Sept. 5 showed Shelby County’s positivity…
SPRINGFIELD (AP) — Illinois drivers and workers in the agriculture industry can take safety precautions during the busy fall harvest season, state officials said this week.
SPRINGFIELD – The COVID-19 test positivity rate fell to 3.6 percent statewide Monday, decreasing in two regions that have faced increased economic restrictions due to high rates.
SPRINGFIELD – The state reported another 2,145 cases of COVID-19 on Friday as 56,661 tests were completed over the previous 24 hours, increasing the seven-day average positivity rate to 3.9 percent.
A Shelby County man in his 90s and a Christian County woman in her 50s were among the 28 COVID-19 deaths reported on Thursday by the Illinois Department of Public Health, which reported 1,953 new confirmed cases of coronavirus disease in the state.
SHELBYVILLE -- Bruce Cannon remains chairman of the Shelby County Board after members rejected calls to remove him from the position amid allegation of impropriety.
Shelby County 4-H member Maggie Kelly has been selected to serve a two-year term on the Illinois State 4-H Livestock Ambassador Team.
Champaign County Coroner Duane Northrup released the name of a Shelbyville man who died from traumatic injuries sustained after being involved in a single-vehicle crash in Coles County.
SPRINGFIELD — The American Lung Association on Wednesday announced a “comprehensive” plan to tackle electronic tobacco use by the nation’s high schoolers.
SPRINGFIELD – Gov. JB Pritzker and other public health officials warned Wednesday of the danger of spreading COVID-19 during social gatherings as families and friends make plans for the upcoming Labor Day weekend.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Shelbyville Chamber of Commerce invite you to come out and celebrate Lake Shelbyville’s 50th Anniversary with a fireworks display over the lake on Saturday, Sept. 12th.
SPRINGFIELD — The number of COVID-19-related deaths and the single-day test positivity rate spiked Tuesday as the Illinois Department of Public Health announced an abnormally small number of tests results over the previous 24 hours.
The Shelby County Health Department announced Monday that 10 additional county residents have tested positive for COVID-19: A 56-year-old male; a 44-year-old male; a 32-year-old female; a 74-year-old female; a 37-year-old female and a 76-year-old male, all presenting mild symptoms. A 79-year…
Shelby County 4-H is excited to offer 4-H dog obedience classes. Weekly classes will start on Tuesday, Sept. 8 at the Shelby County 4-H & Jr. Fairgrounds Show Arena at 6 p.m. and will be held each Tuesday, September through October, weather permitting.
CHICAGO (AP) — Anyone entering an Illinois courthouse should be wearing a face mask to prevent the spread of coronavirus, according to an Illinois Supreme Court order.
SPRINGFIELD — Included in the $45 billion Rebuild Illinois capital infrastructure plan in 2019 was a $400 million investment aimed at providing statewide broadband access to every residence, business and community institution across the state by 2024.
SPRINGFIELD – Effingham, Shelby, Fayette and Jasper counties are among the 30 counties in Illinois that are now at the warning level for a resurgence of COVID-19 infections, the Illinois Department of Public Health announced Friday.
EFFINGHAM – “Justice was done today,” said the father of Kimberly Mattingly after one of the two men charged in her death was found guilty Wednesday of concealing it.
The Shelby County Health Department announced Wednesday that seven additional county residents have tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19): A 36-year-old male and a 36-year-old female, both with mild symptoms, and a 2-year-old-male asymptomatic from the same household. A 69-year-old male…
SPRINGFIELD – Gov. JB Pritzker has ordered a stricter statewide mask mandate covering bars and restaurants in Illinois as the number of COVID-19 cases continues to rise.
Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White announced that the expiration date for valid driver’s licenses held by Illinois drivers who are 75 years of age or older has been extended for a period of one year past the licenses’ current 2020 expiration date. As a result, drivers age 75 and older with a 2020 driver’s license expiration date do not need to visit a facility to renew their driver’s license until shortly before their birthday in 2021.
The Shelby County Health Department on Tuesday announced that eight additional county residents have tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19) and that a woman in her 70s who previously tested positive has died.
The Shelby County Health Department announced Monday that six additional county residents have tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19): A 61-year-old male and a 37-year-old male both with moderate symptoms. A 25-year-old female. A 27-year-old male and a 57-year-old female all three with m…
Service is a hallmark of the Illinois 4-H program. The Illinois 4-H Foundation annually honors longtime volunteers and former staff members for their selfless dedication to 4-H, the University of Illinois Extension youth development program.
The Shelby County Health Department on Tuesday announced that four additional county residents have tested positive for coronavirus disease (COVID-19): A 25-year-old male, with mild symptoms; a 23-year-old male with moderate symptoms and an ER visit; a 57-year-old female who has been hospita…
SPRINGFIELD — Operational shifts undertaken by the United States Postal Service in recent weeks, including spending cuts and equipment removal, are illegal, Illinois’ top lawyer and 13 other attorneys general argued in a federal lawsuit filed Tuesday.
On Monday, Aug. 10 President David Spinner of AFSCME Retirees Sub-chapter #87 held a phone conference to discuss and update important State and Federal issues for retired seniors. Spinner called the meeting to order and welcomed everyone.
The Shelby County Health Department announced Sunday that 10 county residents have tested positive for coronavirus disease (COVID-19): A 41-year-old male, and a 41-year-old female both with moderate symptoms and a 5 year-old-female with mild symptoms, all three are in the same household. A 6…
With the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the state of Illinois highly recommending that people help prevent the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) by wearing cloth face coverings in public settings and especially when social distancing is difficult to maintain, it is important to wear masks to keep yourself and others safe.
SPRINGFIELD – Illinois has now recorded more than 200,000 cases of COVID-19 since the pandemic first arrived in the state. The Illinois Department of Public Health on Thursday reported 24 additional virus-related deaths since Wednesday, including a Shelby County woman in her 80s, bringing that statewide total to 7,696.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN by the Board of Education of School District No. 3A in the counties of Shelby and Fayette, State of Illinois, that the tentative budget for said school district for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2020, will be on file and conveniently available to public inspection …
WHAT: Central Illinois Foodbank will be holding a Drive-Up Food Giveaway to give out boxes of fresh meats, milk, and cheeses. This giveaway is made possible thanks to the new Coronavirus Food Assistance Program by the USDA.
Shelby Extension Foundation maintains memorials and scholarships that are awarded to Shelby County 4-H members each year. Foundation would like to thank all the sponsors for their continued support of the scholarship program.
The Shelby County Health Department announced Wednesday that three more Shelby County residents have tested positive for coronavirus disease (COVID-19): A 62-year-old male, a 21-year-old female and a 20-year-old female. Two of the individuals are reporting mild symptoms and one is still unde…
The Shelby County Health Department announced Monday that four more Shelby County residents have tested positive for coronavirus disease (COVID-19). A 47-year-old male, a 57-year-old male, an 11-year-old male and a 36-year-old female. Three of the individuals are reporting mild symptoms and …
The Shelby County Health Department announced Wednesday that an additional six Shelby County residents have tested positive for coronavirus disease (COVID-19): A 45-year-old male, 54-year-old male, 72-year-old female, 58-year-old female, 21-year-old male and a 57-year-old male. Two of the in…