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Student, 17, arrested after alleged shooting threat at Effingham High School  Effingham Daily News

EFFINGHAM — Police arrested a 17-year-old student after authorities learned of alleged threats made Thursday morning about a shooting at Effingham High ...



Effingham High School students gather for prayer service  Effingham Daily News

Effingham High School students gathered at the school's flagpole on a chilly Wednesday morning to unite in prayer in honor of the national "See You at the Pole" ...



21 bands to compete at EHS | Lifestyles  Effingham Daily News

Music will fill the air on Saturday, Oct. 13, as 21 high school bands from across the region travel to Effingham for the 2018 Marching Hearts Invitational band ...



Rumor of gun violence cancels Effingham pep rally  Effingham Daily News

A rumor of gun violence that spread quickly on social media caused officials to cancel a pep rally at Effingham High School on Friday afternoon. Some students ...



Important Effingham High School dates | Community  Effingham Daily News

New Students to the district come to Student Services to register for classes Aug. 8 and 9.



EHS presents 'The Crucible' starting Thursday | Lifestyles  Effingham Daily News

Effingham High School will be presenting the play "The Crucible" in the EHS Hearts Rocks Cafe Sept. 27-29 at 7 p.m. Tickets will be sold at the door. Prices are.



Effingham High School Honor Roll | Community  Effingham Daily News

Effingham High School announced its third quarter honor roll.



Big boosters of EHS Band | Local News  Effingham Daily News

EFFINGHAM — The mission of the Effingham Band Boosters is to support the instrumental band department and director at Effingham High School, but it only ...



Effingham High School's 2018 Football Schedule  Effingham's News Leader

Effingham High School will have some long road trips during the upcoming football season. But the Hearts will open with three home games before hitting the ...



UPDATE: EHS students participate in national walkout | Local News  Effingham Daily News

More than 50 Effingham High School students joined those across the nation in a walkout Wednesday morning in protest of gun violence.



Unit 40 school registration | Community  Effingham Daily News

The Effingham Community School District #40 has announced the following school registration information for the 2018-19 school year:



Early Effingham druggists as postcard publishers | History  Effingham Daily News

Postcards were first legally permitted in Austria on Oct. 1, 1869. The United States passed postal regulations allowing the cards in 1872. Most of the picture ...



2018 Homecoming Week at EHS - Effingham's News and Sports Leader, 979XFM and KJ Country 102.3  Effingham's News Leader

(THE 2018 EFFINGHAM HIGH SCHOOL HOMECOMING COURT: BACK ROW, LEFT TO RIGHT: DALTON FOX-FRESHMAN ATTENDANT; JACOB ...



EHS presents the musical 'Hairspray' | Local News  Effingham Daily News

Effingham High School will be presenting the musical “Hairspray” March 22-25 in the EHS Hearts Rock Cafe.



EHS students join 'Food Quest' | Local News  Effingham Daily News

EFFINGHAM — One day in June the Effingham High School science lab doubled as a film studio for a segment on hydroponics to be included in a show called ...



EHS valedictorian returns to Effingham with her first fiction book  Effingham Daily News

Fifty years ago a Shumway woman stepped on stage and stood behind a podium before her Effingham High School graduating class to accept her scholastic ...



Area districts in need of substitute teachers | Local News  Effingham Daily News

EFFINGHAM — Rachael Orsborn's first career in engineering led her to tutoring students in math in her free time. That sparked an interest in teaching.



Gift of Warmth | Local News  Effingham Daily News

Fall weather has finally hit. Thanks to the Effingham High School football seniors, residents at The Glenwood can stay warm.



Unit 40 contract talks continue | Local News  Effingham Daily News

EFFINGHAM — Going into Friday's Unit 40 teacher contract negotiations, representatives from both sides said they hoped for a positive outcome. But by Friday ...



Voter profile: Gage Payne | Local News  Effingham Daily News

Gage Payne, 17, will vote for the first time in November. He is a student at Effingham High School and wants to be a emergency medical technician after ...



Unit 40 Board Hears About Reported Dismissal of Coach - Effingham's News and Sports Leader, 979XFM and KJ Country 102.3  Effingham's News Leader

Unit 40 board members Monday heard about the reported dismissal of longtime junior high baseball and basketball coach Rod Wiethop, but took no action on ...



Effingham Junior High School honor roll | Community  Effingham Daily News

Effingham Junior High School announced its third quarter honor roll.



300 high school students attend Manufacturing Day | Local News  Effingham Daily News

EFFINGHAM — Nearly 300 high school students, teachers and counselors from 15 area schools participated in the Effingham County Manufacturing Day on ...



NCHS named grand champion at Marching Hearts Invitational  Effingham Daily News

EFFINGHAM — Newton Marching Eagles brought home top honors Saturday in the Effingham Marching Hearts Invitational band contest at Effingham High ...



Fourth of July celebrations scheduled across area | Lifestyles  Effingham Daily News

Lake Sara. The Good Neighbors of Lake Sara are sponsoring the 32nd Annual Lake Sara Fireworks on Tuesday, July 3. The fireworks will begin promptly at ...



2018 Graduation This Weekend for EHS, SAHS - Effingham's News and Sports Leader, 979XFM and KJ Country 102.3  Effingham's News Leader

Effingham High School and St. Anthony High School will be graduating their Classes of 2018 this weekend. EHS graduation is set for 2pm Sunday in EHS Gym.



St. Anthony schools celebrate 150th Anniversary | Community  Effingham Daily News

St. Anthony Parish and schools will celebrate 150 years of Catholic education and formation with special events throughout the 2018-2019 school year.



Effingham proud of Hearts playoff run | Local News  Effingham Daily News

EFFINGHAM — Effingham High School alum were excited to see the Flaming Hearts get to the third round of the state playoffs and some reminisced about their ...



PREP TRACK AND FIELD: EHS boys win home meet, girls place second  Effingham Daily News

EFFINGHAM — The Effingham boys dominated a home triangular while the girls finished second in a quadrangular track and field meet Thursday at Effingham ...



Wilhour v. Seiler for 107th District seat | Local News  Effingham Daily News

The 107th House District covers the northwestern portion of Effingham County and all of Fayette County, in addition to Marion and Bond counties.



Noon Rotary Hosts 2018 New Teacher Luncheon  Effingham's News Leader

Effingham Noon Rotary hosted its 2018 New Teacher Luncheon August 8. Teachers from Unit 40, St. Anthony and Sacred Heart schools are invited each year to ...



Effingham's Illinois College of Photography | History  Effingham Daily News

The Effingham County Museum's intent is to make people aware of the rich heritage of the area. That heritage is found in old photographs, clothing from ...



Newton Band Classic returns next weekend | Lifestyles  Effingham Daily News

Schools from throughout Illinois will be gathering in Newton on Saturday, Oct. 6, for the 2018 Newton Marching Eagles Band Classic.



Strong winds topple canopy | Local News  Effingham Daily News

Strong winds in Effingham on Saturday toppled the canopy at the Pilot Travel Center on West Fayette Avenue.



EDN Bicentennial Series: Effingham County women serve in WWII  Effingham Daily News

World War II. The women of Effingham County were there. Some served in the military. Some worked in defense plants. Some planted Victory Gardens even as ...



Hearts Post First-Ever Win at Breese Mater Dei to Advance to Second Round of Playoffs; Other High School Football Playoff Scores - Saturday 10-27-2018  Effingham's News Leader

The Effingham Hearts beat Breese Mater Dei 21-6 Saturday to advance to the second round of the Class 4A high school football playoffs. It's a first-ever win for ...



Unit 40 teachers present new teaching model | Local News  Effingham Daily News

More than 180 teachers, school administrators and other stakeholders attended one of just three national Teach to Lead Leadership Labs Thursday in Effingham ...



Upcoming Veterans Day Programs | Community  Effingham Daily News

St. Anthony Grade School. St. Anthony will be hosting a Veterans Day program on Friday, Nov. 9. The program begins at 8:30 a.m. with a Veterans Mass at St.



GIRLS BASKETBALL: Flaming Hearts hold off Lady Shoes  Effingham Daily News

EFFINGHAM — Teutopolis constructed a late comeback but Effingham preserved a 53-46 victory Friday in a clash between two state-ranked girls basketball ...



Area teams find varied success at Crossroads Classic  Effingham Daily News

Area teams found varied success at the Crossroads Classic in Effingham over the weekend.



Local high schools compete in robotics competition | Local News  Effingham Daily News

Last month, St. Anthony and Teutopolis high schools sent robotics teams to St. Peters, Missouri, to compete in the second annual BotsSTL competition and both ...



Tax levy hearing set for Unit 40 school district  Effingham Daily News

EFFINGHAM — The Unit 40 school district scheduled a tax levy hearing for 6 p.m. Nov. 19, as it plans to levy above the 4.99 percent allowed without public ...



St. Anthony Picnic to feature food, fun and prizes  Effingham Daily News

A kickball tournament, food, carnival games and a country store are just a few of the activities set for the Annual Saint Anthony Parish Picnic to be held Saturday, ...



Crossroads Classic Volleyball Tournament Set for Tonight, Saturday  Effingham's News Leader

The 27th Annual Crossroads Classic Volleyball Tournament returns to Effingham this weekend. Generally regarded as the strongest high school tournament in ...



Effingham teachers named finalists in education training | Local News  Effingham Daily News

A group of Effingham educators has been chosen from a multistate regional conference to take their idea to reform education beyond the classrooms in Unit 40.



United Way Witches Ball set for Oct. 12 | Lifestyles  Effingham Daily News

The 2018 United Way Witches Ball is set for Friday, Oct. 12, at the Thelma Keller Convention Center, Effingham.



Schuetzenfest returns to Altamont | Lifestyles  Effingham Daily News

A taste of Germany is coming back to Altamont as the 53rd Annual Altamont Schuetzenfest returns to the Effingham County Fairgrounds Friday and Saturday, ...



Unit 40 Board Changes Grading Scale  Effingham's News Leader

The Effingham Unit 40 Board of Education Monday voted to change the grading scale, effective with the coming school year. The new scale will be: "A"--90 to ...



Letter to the Editor: Examining the needs of Teutopolis schools  Effingham Daily News

An EDN page one article on Friday, July 20, reported that the Teutopolis Unit 50 school board is proceeding to seek state approval to issue health/life safety ...



Wind topples gas station awning | Local News  Effingham Daily News

EFFINGHAM — Strong winds Saturday caused damage around the area, including at Pilot Travel Center gas station on Third Street in Effingham.



UPDATE: Fan seizes, causes smoke and temporary evacuation of Effingham High School  Effingham Daily News

Students were temporarily evacuated from Effingham High School after smoke was found within the building on Friday. No injuries were reported and ...



Unit 40 discusses Effingham Junior High fixes | Local News  Effingham Daily News

EFFINGHAM — A representative from FGM Architects told the Unit 40 Board of Education that he has compiled Health Life Safety eligible projects to be ...



Three students expelled from Effingham High School | Local News  Effingham Daily News

EFFINGHAM — The school board on Thursday expelled three Effingham High School students — one until the end of the 2015-16 school year and two until ...



Longtime Veterans Service Officer Lynn Brown retires | Lifestyles  Effingham Daily News

Friday Lynn Brown reached a milestone. He retired after spending over 28 years helping veterans and their dependents as a Veterans *Service* Officer for the ...



Unit 40 teachers, community address board in support of new contract  Effingham Daily News

Much of the Effingham Classroom Teachers Association, along with community figures, packed Monday's school board meeting to issue a sign of unity as the ...



Honor Roll | Community  Effingham Daily News

Effingham High School has released its second quarter honor roll. Students named to the list are as follows:



St. Elmo celebrates Labor Day | Lifestyles  Effingham Daily News

A junior mayor contest, parade, citywide garage sale and water fights are just a few of the activities slated for this year's annual St. Elmo Labor Day weekend ...



US students stage school walkouts to protest gun violence  Effingham Daily News

Warning their futures are being stolen from them, tens of thousands of young people across the U.S. walked out of school to demand action on gun violence ...



Unit 40 Board Sets End of Year Dates - Effingham's News and Sports Leader, 979XFM and KJ Country 102.3  Effingham's News Leader

The Effingham Unit 40 Board of Education Monday set end-of-year dates for this school year and also approved a calendar for the 2018-19 school year.



Unit 40 elects to retain Wiethop | Sports  Effingham Daily News

EFFINGHAM — Effingham Unit 40 School Board elected Tuesday to retain longtime junior high baseball and basketball coach Rod Wiethop following claims ...



Altamont High School Honor Roll | Community  Effingham Daily News

Altamont High School announced its first quarter honor roll.



Clay City schools welcome new staff | Community  Effingham Daily News

Clay City schools has announced new staff for the 2018-19 school year.



Medical problem may have caused crash; Effingham man dies  Effingham Daily News

An Effingham man died Saturday along U.S. Highway 45 in Watson Township, according to the Effingham County Sheriff's Department.



McAlister's Deli is Officially Coming to Effingham - Effingham's News and Sports Leader, 979XFM and KJ Country 102.3  Effingham's News Leader

McAlister's Deli is officially coming to Effingham. The City Council Tuesday heard about a complete renovation planned for the former Lonestar location along ...



EHS Crowns King Kaleb and Queen Kaylee - Effingham's News and Sports Leader, 979XFM and KJ Country 102.3  Effingham's News Leader

Kaleb Kihne and Kaylee Phillips were crowned Effingham High School Homecoming King and Queen Friday night. The new royalty received their coronation at ...



McAlister's Deli to open by the end of 2018  Effingham Daily News

EFFINGHAM — Work has begun at the former Lone Star Steakhouse property where McAlister's Deli is expected to be located by the end of 2018.



Lake Land College to host College Fair and Career Day  Effingham Daily News

More than 1200 junior and senior high school students will have the opportunity to meet with more than 40 college representatives this year at the annual ...



Bridging the chasm A school resource officer reflects  Effingham Daily News

Darren Feldkamp, a corporal with the Effingham County Sheriff's Office, was introduced as the first School Resource Officer at Effingham High School on Oct. 21, ...



Man charged with financial exploitation of nursing home resident  Effingham Daily News

A man has been indicted on a charge he was taking money from a woman's trust that nearly led to her eviction from a nursing home.



National CEO Trade Show comes to Effingham | Local News  Effingham Daily News

EFFINGHAM — Coming up with successful business plans means reaching back to your roots or past experiences, in some cases with young entrepreneurs at ...



Drone helps first responders find runaway boy | Local News  Effingham Daily News

EFFINGHAM — Teamwork between first responder departments in Effingham County and the use of technology helped find a runaway juvenile on Sunday.



Effingham County Grand Jury Indictments | News  Effingham Daily News

An Effingham County Grand Jury indicted the following people recently.



Cruise night keeps growing | Lifestyles  Effingham Daily News

The Thursday Thunder Group of Effingham is hosting a weekend of music, socializing and cruising Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Sept. 6 through 8.



Illinois students healing 1 year after school shooting | Local News  Effingham Daily News

MATTOON (AP) — Illinois high school students are still healing a year after a shooting in the school's cafeteria that left one student wounded.



New home for Effingham County Connections | Local News  Effingham Daily News

EFFINGHAM — A relatively new home-visit program, Effingham County Connections-Preventative Initiative, has relocated to the Lincoln Land Building.



Teutopolis considers fixes for its high school | Local News  Effingham Daily News

The most historic parts of Teutopolis High School are also the most difficult to use. The school board is trying to determine what to do with the structure.



Effingham County Grand Jury Indictments 10-10-18 | News  Effingham Daily News

An Effingham County Grand Jury indicted the following people recently.



THS Students of the Month | Community  Effingham Daily News

The Students of the Month for October at Teutopolis High School are Joey Siemer and Kate Volk. For each month during the school year, two upperclassmen are ...



Summer Sundown to feature array of musicians, food, craft beer  Effingham Daily News

Relax and take in the final days of Summer at Larson's Landing on Lake Sara Labor Day Weekend for the Summer Sundown Music Festival 2018.



Unit 40, ECTA make contract proposals public | Local News  Effingham Daily News

EFFINGHAM — Effingham Unit 40 School District and the Effingham Classroom Teachers Association agreed to make each of their contract proposals public ...



Teutopolis tennis takes sectional | Sports  Effingham Daily News

The Teutopolis girls' tennis team won the IHSA Class 1A St. Anthony Sectional Saturday after it broke a tie with St. Anthony.



EHS Hands St. Anthony Loss in Soccer - Effingham's News and Sports Leader, 979XFM and KJ Country 102.3  Effingham's News Leader

Effingham and St. Anthony battle during action Tuesday. Effingham High School handed Effingham St. Anthony an 8-1 loss in soccer competition Tuesday.



Welding program expands to county schools | Local News  Effingham Daily News

Some students are looking for something that sparks their interest — and sometimes it's welding.



Police Blotter 9-21-18 | News  Effingham Daily News

Effingham Police Department reported the following citations.



Police Blotter 9-10-18 | News  Effingham Daily News

The Effingham County Jail reported the following bookings:



PREP WRESTLING: Marschewskis make individual sectional tournament | Sports  Effingham Daily News

MATTOON — Brandon Marschewski and Tyler Marschewski will represent Effingham at the IHSA Class 2A Individual Wrestling Lincoln Sectional Tournament ...



Effingham County's request denied in ambulance hearing | Local News  Effingham Daily News

A Shelby County ambulance company can continue providing transfers for now in Effingham County after a judge on Thursday denied the request of Effingham ...



Police Blotter 10-15-18 | News  Effingham Daily News

Effingham County Jail reported the following bookings:



Tornadoes crush Hearts 64-20 | Sports  Effingham Daily News

Despite a promising first half from the Effingham Flaming Hearts, the Taylorville Tornadoes used a big second half to help defeat the Flaming Hearts, 64-20.



Hobnob market returns to Effingham County fairgrounds | Lifestyles  Effingham Daily News

Hobnob Harvest Market is returning to the Effingham County fairgrounds in Altamont on Sept. 7 and 8. Known simply as “Hobnob” for short – this market has ...



Greenup Fall Festival to feature four days of activities  Effingham Daily News

With the arrival of fall, the “Village of the Porches” is throwing a party.



Effingham police see uptick in counterfeit bills | Local News  Effingham Daily News

The Effingham Police Department has seen an increase in the reports of counterfeit bills in and around the Effingham area.



Green Wave fall in regional title match  Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

EFFINGHAM -- Just like the match about two weeks ago, the Mattoon volleyball team appeared to take control of the Class 3A regional match early in the first set ...



Effingham County Jail | Local News  Effingham Daily News

Effingham County deputies arrested Gerald A.W. Reed, 29, Woodlawn, Illinois, on a Shelby County warrant for aggravated home home repair fraud.



Police Blotter 9-17-18 | News  Effingham Daily News

The Effingham County Jail reported the following bookings:



A look at high schools of the past  Effingham Daily News

I'll never forget graduating from eighth grade at Central in 1969 and knowing that my next four years would be spent in that big building called Effingham High ...



Effingham mayor seeks $10,000 raise for the job | Local News  Effingham Daily News

EFFINGHAM — Effingham Mayor Jeff Bloemker this week proposed the mayor's annual salary be raised to $26000, the rate it had been before the city hired a ...



Upcoming Events | Community  Effingham Daily News

Fish fry. Effingham Moose Lodge will be having a fish fry Friday, Oct. 19, from 5 to 7 p.m.. The all-you-can-eat dinner will include fish, shrimp, fries, hush puppies, ...



Altamont man arrested in recent car burglaries | Local News  Effingham Daily News

EFFINGHAM – An Altamont man was arrested on Tuesday following a series of events that led to Effingham Police uncovering burglaries from motor vehicles.



Upcoming Veterans Programs | Community  Effingham Daily News

Veterans Resource Fair. The First Veterans Resource Fair will be held Nov. 4 from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Effingham High School, 1301 Grove Ave., ...



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