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EHS Girls Basketball Summer Camp June 3-5  Effingham's News Leader

The Effingham Girls Basketball Summer Camp will be held Monday, June 3 through Wednesday, June 5 at Effingham High School for all girls entering grades ...



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's original Central School | History  Effingham Daily News

Within the artifacts which are part of the Effingham County Museum's collection are numerous things which give insight into the schools of yesteryear. The visitor ...



Effingham High School Football: The Early Years | History  Effingham Daily News

Visitors to the Effingham County Museum entering from Jefferson Avenue walk between two red granite pillars on the south side of the building. Those pillars, in ...



Geraldine L. “Jeri” Mundt  Aledo Times Record

May 11, 1933 – June 7, 2019 Geraldine 'Jeri' Lawanda (Mellendorf) Mundt, 86, of rural Dieterich, Illinois, went to her heavenly home on June 7, 2019, at 9:58 ...



Effingham High School Honor Roll | Community  Effingham Daily News

Effingham High School announced its first quarter honor roll.



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 ...



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" ...



EHS adding a third show this season | Lifestyles  Effingham Daily News

The EHS Theatre Program has added a third show to its season lineup featuring Cinderella, 10 other Disney princesses, and some princes.



Effingham's Zack Lee drawing crowds in senior baseball season  Herald & Review

MOUNT ZION — Every pitch was followed up by a loud pop of the glove and notes being scribbled on notepads.



Congrats Grads: Celebrating the Class of 2019! | | jg-tc.com  Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

Whether it's a high school or college graduation, we're celebrating the Class of 2019. While these are just a few that were submitted, we enjoyed seeing the ...



Stories that shaped the area in 2018 | Local News  Effingham Daily News

Wild spring weather caused trouble for some area residents in 2018. Problems with the Kluthe Memorial Pool delayed some summer fun. Unpredictable ...



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 ...



EHS presents 'Hello Dolly' | Lifestyles  Effingham Daily News

The Effingham High Theatre program will be bringing the musical theater classic, "Hello Dolly," to the EHS stage.



8 seeking 4 seats on Effingham City Council | 2019 Election  Effingham Daily News

Four incumbents are seeking re-election to the Effingham City Council: Don Althoff, Kevin Esker, Merv Gillenwater and Kevin Willis. Four others with history on ...



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 ...



Woodruff resigns as EHS boys head coach | Local Sports  Effingham Daily News

Effingham's Rem Woodruff resigned as head boys basketball coach.



Landon Wolfe to Play at Minnesota State  Effingham's News Leader

The all-time leading scorer in Effingham High School boys basketball history has decided where he will play college hoops. Landon Wolfe announced Tuesday ...



2018 Homecoming Week at EHS  Effingham's News Leader

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



Effingham native in Miss USA Pageant on Thursday  Effingham Daily News

It may have been a little cold in Reno, Nevada, on Tuesday, but things are just warming up for an Effingham High School graduate competing to be the next Miss ...



Closing and Cancellation Tuesday, January 29th  Samantha Laturno

The following has been cancelled for January 29th: Effingham Knights of Columbus Bingo has been cancelled. Eff...



EJHS Honor Roll | Community  Effingham Daily News

Effingham High School announced its second quarter honor roll.



2019 EHS Prom is Saturday Night  Effingham's News Leader

The 2019 Effingham High School Prom will be held Saturday night. Queen candidates, left to right, are: Miranda Fox, Kiyah Kuhlman, Lauryn Douthit, Chloe ...



Unit 40 Board Wants More Info on Weighted Grades  Effingham's News Leader

The Effingham Unit 40 Board of Education wants more information before deciding on weighted grades at EHS. Effingham High School Principal Kurt Roberts ...



Unit 40 Board Sets Calendars to Fit w/Junior High Project  Effingham's News Leader

(EFFINGHAM HIGH SCHOOL KURT ROBERTS WITH EHS TEACHER TY TOTTEN, WHO WAS RECOGNIZED AS AN EXEMPLARY CAREER AND TECHNICAL ...



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 ...



St. Anthony's 2018 grads post highest ACT scores in school history  Effingham Daily News

St. Anthony High School Principal Greg Fearday announced the most recent results of the ACT test scores. Students from the 2018 high school graduating class ...



Children display talents at art show | Local News  Effingham Daily News

EFFINGHAM — Stephanie Uebinger said her children have plenty of activities, but they always come back to art.



Sportsbackers Planning Videoboard for EHS Gym  Effingham's News Leader

(THE VIDEOBOARD SUPERIMPOSED OVER THE SOUTHWEST EXIT DOORS AT EFFINGHAM HIGH SCHOOL GYM). You've seen them in various sporting ...



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 ...



Unit 40 weighs weighted grades | Local News  Effingham Daily News

EFFINGHAM — A group called “In Search of Excellence” presented Monday its research to the Unit 40 Board of Education on how having weighted grades at ...



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 ...



Hirtzel, Wall Are Rotary Scholarship Recipients - Effingham's News and Sports Leader, 979XFM and KJ Country 102.3  Effingham's News Leader

Keira A. Hirtzel of Effingham High School and Bryson E. Wall of St. Anthony High School each received a $1,000 college scholarship from the Effingham Noon ...



Effingham mayor candidates discuss issues | Local News  Effingham Daily News

EFFINGHAM — Three Effingham mayoral candidates responded to questions at an Effingham County Chamber of Commerce forum this week. Topics included ...



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.



Hearts Down Mattoon in Apollo Action; Landon Wolfe Joins the 2000 Point Club  Effingham's News Leader

The Effingham Hearts broke open a close, low-scoring game, pouring in 49 points over the middle two quarters, on the way to a 73-55 win over the Mattoon ...



EHS, St. A Scholar Athletes Named  Effingham's News Leader

Students from Effingham High School and St. Anthony High School were honored at the Noon Rotary Scholar/Athlete Luncheon Wednesday. Students who ...



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.



School Closings for Wednesday, January 30th  Samantha Laturno

The following schools have closed: Altamont Schools will be CLOSED on Wednesday. Altamont Lutheran School will...



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 ...



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 ...



EHS Cheer Squad Headed for State  Effingham's News Leader

(THE EFFINGHAM HIGH SCHOOL CHEERLEADING SQUAD {not listed in order} CONSISTS OF SENIORS LAURYN DOUTHIT, KAYLEE PHILLIPS, CHLOE ...



Hearts Win Claim City Baseball Series  Effingham's News Leader

Effingham High School took the early lead and went on to hold off Effingham St. Anthony for the City Baseball Series title Friday. The Hearts edged out to a 2-0 ...



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 ...



Closing & Cancellations for April 25th  Samantha Laturno

The following events are cancelled for April 25th: Teutopolis High School Baseball vs Mattoon is cancelled Car...



EHS Student Artwork on Display at Library  Effingham's News Leader

The Suzette Brumleve Memorial Effingham Public Library is showcasing the art work of Effingham High School students. The 2019 Effingham High School ...



Delaine Donaldson is 2019 Effingham Citizen of the Year  Effingham's News Leader

(DELAINE DONALDSON). A man who keeps history alive in Effingham County has been named 2019 Effingham Citizen of the Year. Delaine Donaldson, the ...



Effingham Captures Class 3A Volleyball Regional Crown  Effingham's News Leader

Effingham High School claimed its own regional championship Thursday. Effingham High School claimed the championship of its own Class 3A Volleyball ...



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 ...



Three are ousted from Effingham City Council | Local News  Effingham Daily News

A lone incumbent will remain on the Effingham City Council following Tuesday's election, according to unofficial results.



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 ...



Wooden Shoes advance, Hearts, Bulldogs split | Local Sports  Effingham Daily News

The Teutopolis Wooden Shoes went 2-0 on the second day of the Effingham/Teutopolis Christmas Classic Friday, including wins over Pleasant Plains 36-25 and ...



Effingham Election: Schutzbach and Ealy challenge Bloemker for mayor  Effingham Daily News

Former Effingham Police Chief Mike Schutzbach and Scott Ealy, a local attorney, are challenging incumbent Jeff Bloemker in Tuesday's election to become ...



2019 EHS Prom Court  Effingham's News Leader

Brian Campbell was crowned Prom King and Miranda Fox was crowned Prom Queen. The Prom Court, from left: Eli Wilson, Reese Evans, Kiyah Kuhlman, Noah ...



Mike McDonald To Enter IHSFCA Hall of Fame  Effingham's News Leader

Former Effingham High School football coach Mike McDonald was named a member of the 2019 Illinois High School Football Coaches' Association Hall of ...



EHS Wins Regular Season, Area Baseball Regional Roundup  Effingham's News Leader

MATTOON -- Effingham High School claimed the second half of an Apollo Conference baseball doubleheader over Mattoon Thursday, 8-5. The second game ...



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.



Community remembers Chuck Keller as visionary | Local News  Effingham Daily News

EFFINGHAM — Charles F. “Chuck” Keller, a visionary and a 2017 nominee for the Effingham Daily News Citizen of the Year, died on his 80th birthday Tuesday.



Interview Concerning Effingham Teutopolis Christmas Classic  Effingham's News Leader

Mike Wilson and Chris Kreke were guests on The Drive Home Friday evening. Wilson and Kreke are two of those working on the 6th Annual ...



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.



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 ...



Appleknockers, Wooden Shoes, Flaming Hearts: The stories behind unique Central Illinois mascot names  Herald & Review

How schools have chosen nicknames varies. Some schools vote on them — MacArthur students chose “Generals” by student vote in September 1957. Others ...



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:



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 ...



EHS Crowns King Kaleb and Queen Kaylee  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 ...



New faculty and staff join St. Anthony schools  Effingham Daily News

St. Anthony schools Pastor Fr. Chuck Edwards, along with Grade School Principal Matt Sturgeon and High School Principal Greg Fearday, announce the ...



Winter Farmers Market brings goods indoors | Local News  Effingham Daily News

EFFINGHAM — With winter season putting a damper on a traditional farmers market, some local organizers decided to keep the market going by bringing it ...



IHSA Football Playoff Scores, Schedules  Effingham's News Leader

Published on November 6 2018 10:02 am. Last Updated on November 6 2018 10:18 am. Written by Millie Lange. Jesse Bushue, a former Hearts football player, ...



Delaine Donaldson named 2019 EDN Citizen of the Year  Effingham Daily News

Delaine Donaldson, a retired teacher who now serves as president of the Effingham County Cultural Center and Museum Association, has been named the ...



Unit 40 Board Hears About Reported Dismissal of Coach  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 ...



Unit 40 Board Sets End of Year Dates  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.



EHS artwork on display at library | Lifestyles  Effingham Daily News

The Suzette Brumleve Memorial Effingham Public Library is showcasing the artwork of Effingham High School students.



Effingham native earns Army recognition | Local News  Effingham Daily News

Staff Sgt. Ryan Budde, an Effingham native and graduate of Effingham High School, was recently presented with the Army Commendation Medal for his work ...



St. Anthony Boys Golf State Champs; Other State Results  Effingham's News Leader

(THE STATE CHAMPION ST. ANTHONY HIGH SCHOOL BOYS GOLF TEAM AFTER THEY WON THE REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP). In his 20th year as St.



Unit 40 Board Votes to Retain Wiethop as Coach  Effingham's News Leader

(UNIT 40 TEACHER AND COACH ROD WIETHOP SHARES A MOMENT WITH FIRST CHURCH OF GOD PASTOR AND FORMER STUDENT JARED ...



Matthew Hites Signs to Play at Greenville  Effingham's News Leader

Greenville University is looking to fill a need for linemen in the upcoming season. The university is looking to help fill that need with Effingham High School ...



Republicans on their way to Springfield | Local News  Effingham Daily News

Republicans will represent Effingham County in Springfield after sweeping their Democratic opponents on Tuesday, according to unofficial results. In State ...



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 ...



St. Anthony Wins 300 Division at WYSE Regional Competition  Effingham's News Leader

St. Anthony High School won the 300 Division championship at the WYSE regional competition held at Lake Land College. WYSE is an acronym for Worldwide ...



EHS' Miranda Fox Signs w/Millikin  Effingham's News Leader

(EFFINGHAM HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR MIRANDA FOX HAS SIGNED TO PLAY COLLEGE BASKETBALL FOR MILLIKIN UNIVERSITY IN DECATUR. FRONT ...



2018 Graduation This Weekend for EHS, SAHS  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.



Strawberry To Be Featured Speaker at FCA Night of Champions  Effingham's News Leader

Published on December 19 2018 8:50 am. Last Updated on December 19 2018 9:55 am. Written by Millie Lange. Darryl Strawberry will be the featured speaker ...



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 ...



Owen gets his wish | Local News  Effingham Daily News

ALTAMONT — When Owen Savage went to his Early Childhood class taught by Laurie Akeman at Altamont Elementary School Monday morning, he had no ...



Abby Weis Signs to Play College Ball at Lake Land  Effingham's News Leader

(ABBY WEIS HAS SIGNED WITH LAKE LAND COLLEGE TO CONTINUE HER BASKETBALL CAREER. ABBY IS FLANKED BY HER PARENTS, TIM WEIS AND ...



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.



Unit 40 Board Fills Assistant Principal Posts  Effingham's News Leader

(EFFINGHAM JUNIOR HIGH SCHOLAR BOWL TEAM MEMBERS WERE RECOGNIZED WITH COACH JOSH ROBISON FOR 25 WINS AND A REGIONAL ...



Ann Crooker St. Clair Chapter DAR Honors 2019 Good Citizen Winners  Effingham's News Leader

Ann Crooker St. Clair Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution honored eight Good Citizen winners with a brunch Saturday.



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 ...



2018 EHS Prom Court  Effingham's News Leader

The 2018 Effingham High School Prom Court has been announced. Queen candidates are (FRONT ROW, LEFT TO RIGHT) Lali Hoyos, Meredith Kull, Alyson ...



Jason Bowlin Signs w/Millikin - Effingham's News and Sports Leader, 979XFM and KJ Country 102.3  Effingham's News Leader

(EFFINGHAM HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR JASON BOWLIN THURSDAY SIGNED HIS LETTER OF INTENT TO PLAY COLLEGE FOOTBALL AT MILLIKIN ...



Doctors and druggists at the turn of the century  Effingham Daily News

A local historian looking back at turn of the 20th century is struck by the high number and transitory nature of local health care practitioners. The city of Effingham ...



Three Additional City Commissioner Candidates File for Council  Effingham's News Leader

The last day of filing for Effingham City Council resulted in three more candidates for Commissioner. The last-minute filings included two former Council ...



Tonight's the Night for Miriah Ludtke  Effingham's News Leader

(MIRIAH LUDTKE). Tonight's the night that Miriah Ludtke has been working toward for years. The Effingham High School graduate will be competing tonight in ...



Vault Five new to Altamont | Local News  Effingham Daily News

ALTAMONT - New Clothing fashion is the word when it comes to a new business in downtown Altamont.



State praises career academy collaboration | Local News  Effingham Daily News

EFFINGHAM —The Effingham Regional Career Academy has been named by the State of Illinois as one of the Top 20 examples of local government groups ...



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.



Teutopolis champions, Effingham third in Christmas Classic | Local Sports  Effingham Daily News

The Teutopolis Wooden Shoes earned the championship title in the sixth annual Effingham/Teutopolis Christmas Classic Saturday, defeating Sacred Heart ...



Nursing shifts at new St. Anthony's Memorial Hospital  Effingham Daily News

I wasn't in Effingham at the time of the hospital fire, because I was in my second year at St. John's Hospital School of Nursing in Springfield. I worked at.



Ealy Announces for Mayor  Effingham's News Leader

“A campaign of positive energy, ideas, and reform” is being unveiled officially this week by Scott Ealy, longtime Effingham attorney and community volunteer.



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