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Unit 10 Board of Education hears COVID-19 update

BRIDGEPORT — The Red Hill Community Unit School District No. 10 Board of Education met in regular session on Jan. 21 where an update regarding the COVID-19 pandemic and the status of the schools was given.

Unit 20 continues to battle COVID19; vaccinations for staff to begin soon

LAWRENCEVILLE — The Community Unit School District No. 20 Board of Education met in regular session on Jan. 20 in the Lawrenceville High School cafeteria where the board received an update from superintendent Doug Daugherty regarding the COVID-19 case numbers within the schools.

Lawrence County Board discusses COVID-19, approves jail inspection report

LAWRENCEVILLE — The Lawrence County Board met in regular session on Jan. 20 in the Lawrence County Courthouse where those in attendance received an update from Lawrence County Health Department Administrator Amy Marley regarding the county’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the administration of vaccines.

Donations keep LTC theater project intact

Community support means Lincoln Trail College’s Theater Renaissance Project will continue as planned. LTC broke ground on an addition to the Zwermann Arts Center in December. The expansion …
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LHS announces second quarter honor rolls

LAWRENCEVILLE — Lawrenceville High School has announced its list of students who earned academic honors for the second quarter of the 2020-21 school year.

Vincennes University bids farewell to Harrison Hall

VINCENNES, Ind. — The Vincennes University Vincennes campus is looking different than the one many remember. A longtime residence hall, that was home to countless students, has been torn down and the building’s absence changes the look of VU’s 200-plus acre campus. The demolition of Harrison Hall marks the end of an era.

Hunt for LTC president moves ahead

Illinois Eastern Community Colleges have “a very deep pool of quality applicants” from which to choose a new Lincoln Trail College president. A search committee met Wednesday and was …

IECC changes dual credit costs

Illinois Eastern Community Colleges are changing how they charge for dual credit courses and are looking into making the program even more beneficial to area high schools students.The IECC Board of …
Life
Several area students at Olney Central College have been named to the academic honors lists for the fall 2020 semester.
A national organization providing services to retirees plans to offer help with income tax preparation but only if coronavirus numbers improve.
Winter weather can be hard on pets. These tips can help keep them safe and warm.If possible, bring pets inside during cold winter weather. Move other animals or livestock to sheltered areas and make …
Schools

FCC gets Toyota donation

An Illinois Eastern Community College campus has benefited from the largesse of Toyota Motor Manufacturing.The Indiana company recently donated a 2015 Toyota Sienna minivan to Frontier Community …

IECC trustees to seek new terms

Two incumbent Illinois Eastern Community Colleges trustees will seek six-year terms in the April 6 consolidated election.

IECC takes steps to protect athletes from coronavirus

Illinois Eastern Community Colleges will ramp up testing of student athletes in the new year to ensure they can play without fear of catching or spreading COVID-19.

Michael Conn appointed to Illinois Arts Council

OLNEY — Olney Central College Dean of Instruction Michael Conn has been appointed by Gov. J.B. Pritzker to serve a four-year term on the Illinois Arts Council.

Vincennes University Board of Trustees approves contract extension for president

VINCENNES, Ind. — The Vincennes University Board of Trustees extended President Dr. Chuck Johnson’s contract an additional year through December 2023 during the board’s meeting on Dec. 2.
Sports

Local teams starting junior high practices

With the recent changes in mitigations across the state and more specifically here locally, junior high school sports teams are …

Sports: A look back

With winter sports still not yet allowed to start back up, we continue to look back at what happened this week in local sports in …

Lawrenceville drops Terre Haute league opener to Robinson

TERRE HAUTE — For the first time in nearly 11 months, basketball players from Lawrenceville took to the court together for …

VU men’s, women’s teams both ranked to start season

VINCENNES –– One team is looking forward to the opportunity to defend its title, while the other is looking to get back onto the …

IHSA activities beginning to start back up; board to meet again later this month

While there was not a whole lot of movement in regard to youth sports in Illinois following the most recent Illinois High School …