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posted on 2016-12-03 @ 10:33 AM
Bill Lobb, crossing guard for South Side School, waves at people driving on Fourth Street. He loves waving, hoping it brightens their day.

Crossing guard brings joy by waving at drivers

By Danielle TadlockNews Report Staff Nothing says more

posted on 2016-12-03 @ 10:02 AM
The Kull family is looking forward to Simon joining them. Pictured (left to right) are Emma, Caroline, Andrew (holding a picture of Simon), Becky, Steve, Meredith and Lydia.

Kull family close to being able to bring Simon home

By Danielle more

posted on 2016-12-03 @ 10:01 AM

FACE to perform annual Christmas Concert

The Fine Arts County of Effingham’s annual Christmas Concert will be held Sunday at Cornerstone Christian Church in Effingham. This is the 33rd year that FACE has presented the Christmas more

posted on 2016-12-03 @ 09:59 AM

Library to host memoir writing group

A memoir writing group will meet at the Effingham Public Library on Tuesday, Dec. 6 at 1 p.m. in the Luttrell Room. Focused on writing about their life story for their family and friends or just for more

posted on 2016-12-03 @ 09:55 AM
The Effingham County Chamber of Commerce recently held a ribbon cutting for It's Almost Home.

Chamber conducts ribbon cutting at It’s Almost Home

The Effingham County Chamber of Commerce celebrates the opening of new businesses, more

posted on 2016-12-03 @ 09:54 AM

Ballard Nature Center schedules December events

Ballard Nature Center has scheduled some special programs in December. •Making Handmade Ornaments – Monday, Dec. 5 at 6 p.m. This program is for age 3 through adult. The cost is $ more

posted on 2016-12-03 @ 09:48 AM
Megan Bloemer

Bloemer accepted into vet school

Megan Bloemer, the daughter of Paul and Sandy Bloemer, has been accepted to the University of Illinois - College of Veterinary Medicine. Admission to the college – one of only 30 more

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