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Effingham Public Library hosts author Sandra Schlager | Community  Effingham Daily News

The Suzette Brumleve Memorial Effingham Public Library is pleased to host author and former resident, Sandra Schlager, Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019 from 9 a.m. ...



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 ...



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 Honor Roll | Community  Effingham Daily News

Effingham High School announced its fourth quarter honor roll.



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.



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" ...



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 ...



Unit 40 rejects raffle related to firearms | Local News  Effingham Daily News

EFFINGHAM — The Unit 40 school board rejected plans to raffle a gift certificate to a local firearms shop this week after a board member raised concerns about ...



Effingham's Chris Fleener takes position in Fairfield | Local Sports  Effingham Daily News

Effingham head baseball coach Chris Fleener will be leaving Effingham High School to take a teaching and head coaching position in at Fairfield High School.



Effingham Unit #40 Athletic Physicals Set  Effingham's News Leader

Effingham Community Unit #40 athletic physicals for junior high and high school athletes wil be held Monday, June 3 in the Effingham High School gym lobby.



Zach Lee, Effingham shut down Chatham Glenwood for rare sectional title  The State Journal-Register

Zach Lee provided the pitching. Jackson Lee, his younger brother, provided the hitting. And the Effingham High School baseball team grabbed the first sectional ...



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.



Girls Basketball Tourney Scheduled  Effingham's News Leader

Effingham High School Coach Jeff Schafer has put together a huge girls basketball tournament which gets underway today at four different courts. Click here to ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



T-town Eighth At Class 1A Girls State Track Meet - Effingham's News and Sports Leader, 979XFM and KJ Country 102.3  Effingham's News Leader

Teutopolis Wooden Shoes finished eighth at the IHSA Class 1A State Track Meet Saturday. CHARLESTON -- Teutopolis High School captured eighth place as a ...



EHS Advances To Regional Title Game  Effingham's News Leader

PARIS -- Effingham High School will play for a regional championship after downing Paris, 9-5 Wednesday at the Class 3A Paris Baseball Regional. The Hearts ...



Chris Fleener Departing EHS  Effingham's News Leader

Effingham High School teacher and varsity baseball coach Chris Fleener has announced his resignation and will be taking a similar position with the Fairfield ...



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 ...



EJHS Honor Roll | Community  Effingham Daily News

Effingham High School announced its second quarter honor roll.



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

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



Farmer named full-time head coach | Local Sports  Effingham Daily News

Obie Farmer was officially named the new Effingham High School Boys Basketball coach at the Effingham Unit #40 School Board meeting Monday.



2019 EHS Prom is Saturday Night - Effingham's News and Sports Leader, 979XFM and KJ Country 102.3  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 ...



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.



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 ...



Area festivities to celebrate the Fourth | Lifestyles  Effingham Daily News

The following towns will be hosting events to celebrate the Fourth. EFFINGHAM. Enjoy the City of Effingham's annual fireworks show on July 4, starting at dusk ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



UK baseball signee Zack Lee leads Effingham to sectional title  WKYT

Kentucky baseball signee Zack Lee pitched into the sixth inning and earned the win Saturday to send Effingham High School to its first sectional title since 1972.



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 ...



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 ...



Hearts Down Mattoon in Apollo Action; Landon Wolfe Joins the 2,000 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 ...



Tech Assistance Business Doubles as Study Site for Students  Effingham's News Leader

Effingham Noon Rotarians learned at their June 5 meeting about a local tech solutions business that also provides a study location for junior high students.



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 ...



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 ...



Author with local roots aims to help teens in new novel  Effingham Daily News

An author with roots in Mason is debuting her new novel “DIY High” in July.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Niebrugge Scholarship awards $40,000 to Effingham County graduates | Community  Effingham Daily News

Southeastern Illinois Community Foundation announced the 2019 recipients of the Ray, Mary, and Tim Niebrugge Scholarship. Scholarships totaling $40000 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



Race Across America Returns to Effingham Area  Effingham's News Leader

The 2019 Race Across America will be visiting the Effingham area this week. RAAM is promoted as "one of the most respected and longest running ...



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.



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 ...



Marvel Reflects on 50 Years in Rotary  Effingham's News Leader

Marvel marked 50 years in Rotary during the meeting. He spoke about how things were during his early days in Rotary and how things are now. He shared ...



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 ...



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 Board Changes Grading Scale - Effingham's News and Sports Leader, 979XFM and KJ Country 102.3  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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Kurt Davis named new Effingham deputy police chief  Effingham Daily News

EFFINGHAM — New Effingham Police Chief Jason McFarland took steps toward reorganizing the department when he appointed his Deputy Chief Kurt Davis ...



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 ...



Area Players On Mound in Minor, Major Leagues  Effingham's News Leader

Four area graduates are still attempting to make their dreams come true at the Major League Baseball level. Chad Green. Chad Green, an Effingham High ...



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 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 ...



Abby Weis Signs to Play College Ball at Lake Land - Effingham's News and Sports Leader, 979XFM and KJ Country 102.3  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 ...



Noon Rotary awards scholarships | Community  Effingham Daily News

Keira A. Hirtzel of Effingham High School and Bryson E. Wall of St. Anthony High School each received a $1000 college scholarship from the Effingham Noon ...



Jason Bowlin Signs w/Millikin  Effingham's News Leader

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



EHS Football Players, Cheerleaders Honored  Effingham's News Leader

Published on December 3 2018 12:59 pm. Last Updated on December 4 2018 10:21 am. Written by Millie Lange. Varsity special award winners were, left to right ...



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.



Photos of Recognition at City Council Meeting  Effingham's News Leader

Several people were given recognition at Tuesday's Effingham City Council meeting. Effingham High School student Isaac Pizanowski was presented a Citizen ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Kids catch fish and time with dad | Local News  Effingham Daily News

An annual free fishing event Saturday gave kids an opportunity to try their angling skills, and for some, it was an opportunity to make memories with dad as well.



Effingham High School Award Winners Announced  Effingham's News Leader

Effingham High School athletes were honored Monday evening with a banquet and awards ceremony at the Hearts Rock Cafe. Girls golf award winners were, ...



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 ...



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 ...



Curran Walsh Added to Staff at Utah State  Effingham's News Leader

Utah State head coach Craig Smith has announced the addition of Effingham native Curran Walsh to the Utah State men's basketball staff. Walsh joins the ...



Administrative changes set in Unit 40 | Local News  Effingham Daily News

EFFINGHAM — Unit 40 school board filled two vacant assistant principal positions and handled a multitude of other personnel matters during its meeting this ...



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.



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 ...



Cody Lewis Named Effingham Junior High Principal for Coming Year  Effingham's News Leader

Cody Lewis, who has been serving as assistant principal at Effingham High School, Monday was hired as Effingham Junior High School principal for the coming ...



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 ...



EDN Bicentennial Series: Memories of the local grocery stores  Effingham Daily News

The demolition of Effingham's Police Department building in order to clear the way for a new police station in Effingham caused many people to reflect on ...



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 ...



EIU AD, Former Illini Michael Guest at Noon Rotary  Effingham's News Leader

(FROM LEFT, EASTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY ATHLETIC DIRECTOR TOM MICHAEL, ROTARY WEEKLY STUDENT GUEST MIKENZI BUSHUE, AND ...



EHS teacher Joe Fatheree honored | Local News  Effingham Daily News

Effingham High School teacher Joe Fatheree said his multimedia students challenge him the most and also give him hope for the future.



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.



Ballman Signs with Knox College | Local Sports  Effingham Daily News

It's not rare that you see a two-sport athlete. But what is rare, is when that two-sport athlete signs to play at the next level. Effingham High School's Kendall ...



Elizabeth Meets w/the Governor - Effingham's News and Sports Leader, 979XFM and KJ Country 102.3  Effingham's News Leader

(ILLINOIS GOVERNOR BRUCE RAUNER AND TEUTOPOLIS HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT ELIZABETH WEIDNER POSE WITH THE PROCLAMATION ...



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.



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