June rainfall tops 8 inches

By Herb Meeker News Report Staff Yes, it’s been a wet June. But how wet? The rainfall for the Effingham County weather observer totaled 8.26 inches through June 27, based on figures confirmed by National Weather Service...

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First breakfast offers a blessed day in Shumway

By Herb Meeker News Report Staff Tammy Leslie was stirring the mix for scrambled eggs in a huge kettle for the big morning meal Saturday in Shumway. Enduring Freedom Ministries was ready to serve up its first hot meal prepared...

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Wilkins named city’s Employee of the Year

The City of Effingham would like to congratulate Michelle Wilkins on being awarded Employee of the Year, as a part of the City’s Employee Recognition Program. Three other employees were nominated for the award – Amy Beckman,...

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Effingham County Sheriff’s Report

Effingham County Sheriff’s Department reported the following jail bookings. Anyone facing charges is innocent until proven guilty through a court of law. Kimberly Dawn Clark, 19, of Effingham, was booked for illegal consumption...

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