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Springfield, IL - Illinois State Police (ISP) Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) request the public’s assistance in a missing person investigation involving Daniel “Danny” Crosby of Carterville, Illinois.

URBANA, Ill. – The Acreage and Grain Stocks reports, released on June 30, produced some surprises for the corn market, according to University of Illinois agricultural economist Todd Hubbs.

The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public's assistance in locating a vehicle that was involved in a hit and run and also forced another vehicle off the roadway into a ditch. These incidents occurred on the date of 07/06/2020 at 1295 E 1700 N and 1525 E 2100 N in Shelby County.

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois economy shrank at an annual rate of 5.4 percent during the first quarter of 2020 compared to the previous quarter, according to federal data released Tuesday, an indicator of just how severely the COVID-19 pandemic affected commercial activity.


Meridian Senior Living’s Illinois communities: The Villas at St. James, Villas of Holly Brook Chatham, Villas of Holly Brook Newton, Villas of Holly Brook Marshall, Villas of Holly Brook Effingham and Villas of Holly Brook Shelbyville are proud to announce that they are 100% COVID-Free. From the onset of the pandemic in late February, their leadership teams initiated special steps to ensure their residents, staff members, and resident families were safe and active.

The Shelbyville Horseshoe Club will be selling rope sausage at Wade's Quality Meat on July 3 and July 4 from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m.


The Shelby County Health Department announced Monday that two additional residents of Shelby County have tested positive for coronavirus disease (COVID-19). A 55-year-old female and 60-year-old male, a married couple, had recently returned home from a trip outside of Illinois. They requested…


ALTAMONT — While many use high-tech devices to connect these days, members of a local amateur radio club were using an old form of communication to make contacts across the country this past weekend.

The City Council meeting of the City of Shelbyville, held at 170 E. Main St. Shelbyville, IL was called to order by Mayor Jeff Johnson at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, June 1, 2020. This was a Remote Meeting due to the Shelter in Place Ordered by Governor Pritzker. Invocation was given by Mayor Jeff …

After a successful initial year, Lake Land College and the Midland Institute's Creating Entrepreneurial Opportunities program look forward to strengthening their partnership by providing college credits to students enrolled in the CEO program through dual credit.

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Chicago — Gov. JB Pritzker on Tuesday announced guidelines that will allow K-12 schools, community colleges, and higher education institutions to safely resume in person instruction for the upcoming academic year. To help schools meet these guidelines and prevent the spread of COVID-19, the Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) will provide public K-12 districts in Illinois with 2.5 million cloth face masks, allowing K-12 schools to provide a cloth face mask to all students and staff.

Land of Lincoln Honor Flight (LLHF) received notice today from its National governing organization that all honor flights nationwide have been suspended through the end of 2020 due to continued concerns related to COVID-19. This was a difficult but necessary decision to ensure the safety and continued health of our country's most important national resource – our Veteran heroes.


SPRINGFIELD — Visitor restrictions put in place at Memorial Health System (MHS) and HSHS Illinois hospitals in March have been updated due to a decline in COVID-19 numbers in central and southern Illinois.


Due to the current restrictions by the CDC, as well as recommendations from local health officials, The Greater Shelbyville Chamber of Commerce has chosen to tentatively reschedule the Annual 4th of July Celebration to Saturday, Sept. 12, in conjunction with the 50th Anniversary of the Shelb…


The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) at Lake Shelbyville continues to report high water conditions at the lake. The pool elevation is 11.28 feet above normal summer pool (599.7 feet referenced to the National Geodetic Vertical Datum (NGVD).

Bishop Thomas John Paprocki of the Diocese of Springfield in Illinois will lead a “Rosary for Peace and Respect for Life” at noon on Wednesday, June 3, in response to the tragic death of George Floyd, in solidarity with those protesting for justice, for an intercession for peace and healing, and the end of violence in our communities.

Tommy L. Woolard, 58, of Shelbyville, has been sentenced to five-and-a-half years in the Illinois Department of Corrections for the offense of Theft in Shelby County case number 20-CF-2, according to Shelby County State's Attorney Gina Vonderheide.


The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Lake Shelbyville would like to announce Coon Creek, Forrest W. “Bo” Wood, Lithia Springs and Opossum Creek campgrounds are now open.

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) on Thursday announced 1,527 new cases of COVID-19 in Illinois, including 104 additional deaths – including a Coles County man in his 80s.

Due to COVID-19, the Strasburg American Legion Auxiliary’s Poppy Day, originally scheduled for June 5-6, will change in the fact that members will not be standing in our normal locations asking individuals if they would like a poppy and accepting donations for the poppies.

The Strasburg Lions Club’s Annual Chicken fry will be Sunday, June 7: 4:30 p.m. – 7 p.m. at the Strasburg Park (East of Marathon Gas Station).

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