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Local equine team competes in horse bowl
Sun, 06 Apr 2014 23:04:36 -0700

Local equine team competes in horse bowl

Pana's Kitchell Park Receives Grant
Mon, 07 Apr 2014 09:16:27 -0700

PANA - "This will be the largest revitalization of Kitchell Park since 1908," said Pana Mayor Steve Sipes. "When the grant is finished we can simply say we have the best all around park in downstate Illinois."

Pana's Kitchell Park receives OSLAD grant
Fri, 11 Apr 2014 04:21:38 -0700

At a press conference held at Memorial Park in LaGrange Park, Illinois, Saturday, April 5, Illinois Governor Pat Quinn announced grants awarded to 46 parks in 21 Illinois counties. Pana's 40 acre Kitchell Park received $190,000 which when matched wi

SHS to hold mock accident Friday
Tue, 08 Apr 2014 04:34:51 -0700

Shelbyville High School would like to make the public aware that in partnership with the Illinois State Police, local law enforcement and first res-ponders a simulated automobile crash will be conducted at approximately 12 pm on April 11, 2014. The

Lt. Governor, Senate candidates look for Shelby County support
Tue, 01 Apr 2014 04:19:42 -0700

Recently chosen candidates for state and federal offices raised the rally cry for local Republicans to get out the support for the November general election. The Lincoln Day dinner held Saturday evening at the First Church of the Nazarene fellowship

Fruitful mushroom hunt expected
Fri, 04 Apr 2014 04:20:22 -0700

After a long, cold winter, the warmer, but still damp, weather brings out avid morel hunters. These hunters are itching to trek through their secretive spots, hoping for a bumper crop of the elusive mushrooms. The 11th annual Spores N' More Mushroom

Moweaqua, Herrick parks receive grants
Fri, 11 Apr 2014 04:20:07 -0700

Governor Pat Quinn announced $16.5 million in investments for 46 local park projects across Illinois Saturday, April 5, including grants to the Village of Herrick and the Moweaqua Township Park District. The investments will expand outdoor recreation

School funding bill faces tough road ahead
Tue, 08 Apr 2014 12:23:38 -0700

SPRINGFIELD — A proposal to dramatically overhaul the state’s school funding formula and allocate more money to poorer districts moved ahead in the Illinois Senate on Tuesday. The regionally divisive issue, however, likely faces a tough road in gaining support from both parties in both chambers.

11th Annual Spores N More Mushroom Festival to be held at Lake Shelbyville
Wed, 02 Apr 2014 04:05:17 -0700

Lake Shelbyville - The 11th annual Spores N More Mushroom Festival will be held at Lake Shelbyville on Friday, April 18 through Saturday, April 19, 2014. The mushroom festival boasts a variety of activities sponsored by Heartland RC&D, Shelby County

School funding plan advances in Illinois Senate
Wed, 09 Apr 2014 06:34:32 -0700

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A proposal to dramatically overhaul the state’s school funding formula and allocate more money to poorer districts moved ahead in … More »