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Sullivan principal named Ridgeview schools superintendent | Education  Herald & Review

COLFAX — The principal of Sullivan High School, who originally is from Fairbury, has been named the next superintendent of Ridgeview schools.

Gerald D. Dolan | Obituaries |  Herald & Review

SULLIVAN -- Gerald D. 'Jerry' Dolan, 96, of Sullivan, passed away at 10:05 p.m. Saturday March 30, 2019 in Mason Point, Sullivan. Celebration of Life services ...

Behind Caden Ellis, Sullivan boys golf hopes to make history at sectionals  Herald & Review

SULLIVAN — If you are driving by the Sullivan Country Club and see some strange lights on the course late at night, don't be alarmed.

Ridgeview hires new superintendent | Local Education  Bloomington Pantagraph

COLFAX — The principal of Sullivan High School, who originally is from Fairbury, has been named the next superintendent of Ridgeview schools.

Police: 18-year-old arrested in bomb threat that caused Sullivan school dismissal  Herald & Review

SULLIVAN — An 18-year-old was arrested Friday in the bomb threat that caused all three public schools in Sullivan to dismiss early and evacuate students, ...

Teen pleads not guilty to terrorist threat at Sullivan High School  Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

SULLIVAN -- Jalon Warren pleaded not guilty to charges of making a terrorist threat, a Class X felony, and making a threat against a school building, a Class 4 ...

Linton uses hot shooting to run by Sullivan  Terre Haute Tribune Star

Despite a slow start Friday, the Linton High School boys basketball team rallied early to beat host Sullivan 62-48 on the Golden Arrows' Senior Night.

Welcome to Refugee High

At Sullivan High School, where hijabs are as common as high-tops, a new mission has meant a second chance—both for the Rogers Park school and its ...

Chicago Public Schools Monitored Social Media for Signs of Violence, Gang Membership  ProPublica

School officials say the monitoring was about keeping students safe, not punishing them. But critics say it expanded the role of police in schools and increased ...

March 2019 Community Calendar

If you would like your event considered for the Calendar, please email your request as early as possible to events@wics. com. Please include the date of the ...

New documentary highlights refugees' soccer triumph at Chicago's Sullivan High  Chicago Tribune

Online documentary short film showcases triumph of Sullivan High School soccer team, which is made up of refugees and asylum-seekers from around the ...

Decker works to help Sullivan pile up more fond state memories

For Madi Decker, the 2016 Class 3 state softball tournament feels like it was just yesterday.

Tuttle tapped as new Jersey superintendent, following Hopkins’ resignation  Alton Telegraph

JERSEYVILLE — Community involvement and a love for education drew Jersey schools' new superintendent to the area. Longtime educator Bradford Tuttle will ...

Okaw Valley to hold Homecoming festivities | Lifestyles |  Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

BETHANY -- Okaw Valley High School Student Council announces their annual Homecoming Week from Sept. 4-8. The overall theme to this year's festivities is ...

Looking back: Decatur-area history photos from March  Herald & Review

Take a look back with our History Corner photos from March!

Rules changes could be coming in high school basketball  Herald & Review

DECATUR — Basketball is back and will look much the same as did last year.

Michael J. Wildman

MONTICELLO – Michael J. Wildman, 58, of Monticello, passed away Monday evening, April 1, 2019, at Kirby Medical Center, Monticello. Mike was born June 17 ...

Four Wabash Valley women to compete for titles  Terre Haute Tribune Star

Four young women with ties to the Terre Haute area will compete next week for Miss Indiana and Miss Indiana's Outstanding Teen titles.

Schakowsky Honors Niles North, ETHS, New Trier Student Artists  Skokie, IL Patch

Artists From Niles North, ETHS, New Trier Awarded - Skokie, IL - The first, second and third place winners of the 2019 Congressional Art Competition for Illinois' ...

Neoga hangs on to beat Sullivan | Basketball  Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

SULLIVAN -- Neoga led by as much as 11 points in Friday's non-conference boys' basketball game, 44-33 late in the third quarter and led by 10, 59-49 with 1:22 ...

Michael Wildman | Obituaries  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Michael J. Wildman, 58, of Monticello passed away Monday evening (April 1, 2019) at Kirby Medical Center, Monticello.

Sullivan County slayings subject of television show | Local News  Terre Haute Tribune Star

The killings of a 20-year-old Sullivan woman and her unborn son are featured next week in an episode of “Grave Mysteries” on Investigation Discovery channel.

New officer has long ties to Mattoon Police Department  Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

MATTOON — While Sullivan native Ked Houser was a Lake Land College student, he spent time as an intern with the Mattoon Police Department.

Photos: Top golfers across Illinois compete at IHSA golf finals Saturday  Bloomington Pantagraph

Pantagraph area golfers played with and beat some of the best golfers from across Illinois during IHSA state finals Saturday.

Ann Lynette Harshman | Obituaries |  Herald & Review

DECATUR — Ann Lynette Harshman, 68, passed away on Sunday, May 26, 2019 in her home. Graveside *service* will be held on Saturday, June 1, 2019 at ...

Peace Rooms and Mindfulness: New School Discipline Philosophy One Year Later  NPR Illinois | 91.9 UIS

School districts had a year to implement a state law that banned zero-tolerance policies and emphasized restorative justice practices. We check back in.

Reeder Named TTown Boys Coach  Effingham's News Leader

Chester "Chet" Reeder has been hired as the boys varsity basketball coach at Teutopolis High School. Reeder has served as varsity boys coach at Sullivan the ...

CPS enrollment by school for 2018-19: Look up your school  Chicago Tribune

Look up how enrollment at each Chicago public school has changed from 2017-18 to 2018-19.

SPECIAL SECTION: Moore 'still loves' coaching the Golden Arrows  Terre Haute Tribune Star

When Jeff Moore debuted as Sullivan High School's boys basketball coach in 1990, "The Simpsons" was a new half-hour sitcom that boosted television ratings ...

Cottom and Mischler prevail in Sullivan; Pell takes Clay Superior Court seat  Terre Haute Tribune Star

In other Wabash Valley counties, Sullivan County had contested races for the offices of sheriff and prosecutor, and Clay County races included a Superior Court ...

Wearing Blackface, Sullivan High School Seniors Play Powder-Puff Football Game  Riverfront Times

When a dozen teen girls in blackface ran onto the Sullivan High School football field November 5 for a powder-puff game, Jennifer Schmidt recalls her...

Engagement: Kyle Kauffman and Whitney Parrish | Lifestyles |  Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

SULLIVAN -- Lindsey and Linda Parrish of Sullivan announce the engagement of their daughter, Whitney, to Kyle Kauffman of Arthur. He is the son of Cliff and ...

Three new troopers report to Putnamville post | Local News  Terre Haute Tribune Star

Three new probationary troopers reported for duty Tuesday at the Indiana State Police Post in Putnamville.

Area schools with IHSA state trophies | HR Preps |  Herald & Review

Click on the icon to the left of "HR Preps: Area state trophies" to bring out a list of all the trophies or zoom in on each city in the.

Sullivan man aspires to muscle his way to the top  Herald & Review

SULLIVAN - Most days Ben Booker can be found working out in a small street-front gym along the courthouse square in Sullivan.

Tuesday's prep highlights: VanWinkle pushes PBL by Timberwolves  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

In baseball. Arthur-Lovington-Atwood-Hammond 12, Arthur Okaw Christian 6. The Knights (11-3) broke a 3-all tie with a two-run fifth inning and opened up the ...

Mount Pulaski names new superintendent | Local Education  Bloomington Pantagraph

MOUNT PULASKI — The Mount Pulaski school board has selected a new superintendent to begin the 2019-20 school year.

Engagement: Jessica Hettiger and 'Chet' Reeder | Announcements |  Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

FLORA -- Dr. Frank and Jennifer Hettiger of Flora announce the engagement of their daughter Jessica Lynn Hettiger of Mattoon to Chester "Chet" James Reeder ...

Several challengers waiting in wings to try to unseat Mustangs in WIC  Terre Haute Tribune Star

Edgewood is coming off a season in which it won a trifecta of championships, the Wabash Valley Classic, a Class 3A sectional crown and a third straight ...

Tuesday's prep highlights: PBL's Crabb dominates meet | Baseball  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

In baseball. Cerro Gordo/Bement 4, Tri-City 3. Connor Moore went 4 for 4 at the plate with a double and a stolen base, while Blake Evans notched a run and a ...

Douglas Shank | Obituaries  Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

SULLIVAN -- Douglas Owen Shank of Mattoon, IL, died peacefully at home Saturday, June 27, 2015.

McLaren steps down as baseball coach at SHS to take job at Richland County  Sullivan Daily Times

Even if you are happy where you're at, sometimes the allure of going home is too much to resist. That was the case for Sullivan baseball coach Matt McLaren.

Judge makes adult sentence possible for MHS shooting suspect  Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

CHARLESTON -- A judge on Friday made an adult prison sentence possible for Mattoon High School shooting suspect Josiah Lyons.

2017 CIC all-conference teams announced | High-school  Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

SHELBYVILLE – Shelbyville junior Payton Howell was a unanimous selection to the 2017 Central Illinois Conference first team.

City Club of Chicago: Commissioner of the Department of Planning and Development David Reifman  WGN Radio - Chicago

December 10, 2018 David Reifman - Commissioner - Chicago Department of Planning and Development David Reifman David L. Reifman was appointed ...

Comcast NBCUniversal Awards nearly $175K in Scholarships to High School Seniors  NBC Chicago

Comcast announced that it has awarded $1000 “Leaders and Achievers Scholarships” to 174 graduating high school seniors in its Greater Chicago Region ...

Harshman, Sheila M. | Obituaries |  Herald & Review

SULLIVAN -- Sheila M. Harshman, 82, of Sullivan went home to be with her Savior at 8:45 a.m. Thursday, January 14, 2016 in her residence after a courageous ...

Effingham St. Anthony wins second state boys golf title since 2009  Herald & Review

BLOOOMINGTON — Trailing entering the back nine, Effingham St. Anthony turned it on at the right time.

Longtime Editor Goldberg Remembered  American Libraries

Beverly Goldberg, an editor for American Libraries from June 1982 until her retirement in February 2015, died October 5 in Chicago. Coworkers remember her ...

Boyer stands tall | Sullivan High School |  Herald & Review

Elissa Stewart remembers teammate and friend Brittin Boyer as a particularly good freshman playing varsity, holding her own against players two and three ...

New Morris high school band director gets early start  Morris Daily Herald

Morris Community High School's new band director, Brock Feece, had no time to tarry when he began his position this summer.

Student arrested after bomb threat at Eisenhower High School; no explosives found  Herald & Review

DECATUR — Police arrested a juvenile in connection with a bomb threat made at Eisenhower High School early Friday morning.

CPS announces employee cuts at city schools  The Beverly Review

More than 900 Chicago Public Schools (CPS) employees, including 356 teachers, will be laid off before the new school year as a statewide education-funding ...

Illinois Class 7A quarterfinal:Mount Carmel 29, East St. Louis 19

East St. Louis running back Treven Swingler (10) breaks a tackle against Mt.Carmel's Daniel Morales (21) in a 7A quarterfinal state playoff game at Gatley ...

Gale Principal Removed A Month Before School To Start; Interim Assigned  DNAinfo

ROGERS PARK — Just a few weeks before the school year begins, Chicago Public Schools has removed Gale Elementary Principal Cassandra Washington ...

Rodebaugh to be new Cerro Gordo principal | News  Piatt County Journal-Republican

Approving a referendum to improve its facilities made the Cerro Gordo school district an attractive landing spot for Jeremy Rodebaugh.

This I Believe Illinois  NPR Illinois | 91.9 UIS

This I Believe Illinois is our annual essay program for Illinois high school seniors. An expression of where their minds are as they prepare to enter the.

Second arrest made in Friday chase | Local News  Terre Haute Tribune Star

Terre Haute police have made a second arrest as the result of a brief chase Friday afternoon near 10th Street and Sixth Avenue.

Vikings draw Edgewood; THN is sectional host | Local High School Sports  Terre Haute Tribune Star

A third high school baseball meeting this season between Terre Haute North and Terre Haute South is a possibility, but it will have to wait until the second round ...

Arthur-Lovington Atwood-Hammond High School |  Herald & Review

The latest in Arthur-Lovington-Atwood-Hammond High School sports news from the Herald & Review.

Chicago Students Participate In National School Walkout: Video  Chicago, IL Patch

Chicago Students Participate In National Walkout - Chicago, IL - Patch was live starting at 10 a.m. as hundreds of students marched on the anniversary of the ...

WYSE Regional Results from Lake Land  Effingham's News Leader

(THE W-Y-S-E DIVISION-WINNING TEAM FROM ST. ANTHONY HIGH SCHOOL). What happens when you take some of the most brilliant minds from area high ...

Lost chances for Sullivan against Carlyle | HR Preps |  Herald & Review

MACON -- Sullivan wouldn't go away, but Carlyle pitcher Kaelyn Johnson refused to relinquish the lead her offense built her.

Illinois Issues: Rewriting The Rule Book  NPR Illinois | 91.9 UIS

A law going into effect next month will ban zero-tolerance policies in schools and turn suspension and expulsion into disciplinary options of last resort. Districts ...

METRO/PREP ROUNDUP: Swarens wins two events at IHSAA boys regional  Terre Haute Tribune Star

Terre Haute South's Jason Swarens won both his throwing events in impressive fashion Thursday at the Bloomington North Regional for boys high school track ...

Four Valley students named Lilly Endowment Scholars | Schools  Terre Haute Tribune Star

Two students from Vigo County and one each from Clay and Sullivan counties will receive four-year, full-tuition scholarships to an accredited public or private ...

2016 PARCC test results  Chicago Tribune

The Tribune reviewed the passing, or proficiency, rate on the PARCC exams across both reading and math in all grades tested at some 3,700 schools, ...

The Nation's Up-And-Coming Girls High Jumpers  MileSplit

Take a look at the next big names in the girls high jump.

Danny Tanoos' contract terminated by school board | Local News  Terre Haute Tribune Star

The Vigo County School Corp. board on Monday voted unanimously to terminate the employment of former school superintendent Danny Tanoos.

Student, 15, arrested in TH South Vigo shooting threat  Terre Haute Tribune Star

Terre Haute police have arrested a 15-year-old male in connection to social media threats targeting Terre Haute South Vigo High School last week, Chief Shawn ...

Class 4 District 3 championship: MICDS 25, Hazelwood East 14 | Hazelwood East

MICDS' Graham Bundy Jr. (5) runs the ball in for a score during a Class 4 playoff game at SLUH on Saturday, November 10, 2018 at SLUH in St. Louis, Mo.

Braves outgunned by Danville on Senior Night | Local High School Sports  Terre Haute Tribune Star

When Terre Haute South boys basketball coach Maynard Lewis flipped on the film to prepare for Danville, a top-five ranked high school team in Illinois, he was ...

Parkway West Showdown: Liberty (Wentzville) 65, Lafayette 49 | Lafayette High School

Lafayette senior Trey Griffey (42) puts up a shot against the defense of Liberty junior Jayce Catchings (32) and senior Jarring McKeithen (20) during the first ...

PHOTOS: 2018 Herald and Review Images of the Year  Herald & Review

CLAY JACKSON, HERALD & REVIEW Staff Sgt. Adam Goetz of Mattoon kisses his 6-week-old daughter, Jaelynn, after meeting her for the first time. ìIt was all ...

Police: Charleston man, woman intended to deliver drugs in separate incidents  Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

CHARLESTON -- City police report that a 24-year-old Charleston man was arrested on several preliminary charges following the execution of a search warrant ...

Edwardsville, Triad take aim on advancing past dual sectionals

The Edwardsville High wrestling team has won eight consecutive Southwestern Conference championships and eight successive Class 3A regional titles.

Senior pitcher wants to help Sycamores achieve goals  Terre Haute Tribune Star

Triston Polley did very little pitching before he entered his freshman season of high school baseball. As a youngster, he usually played first base and outfield.

More than 550 animals seized in two raids | News |  Terre Haute Tribune Star

Nearly 600 animals were rescued in Owen and Morgan counties Thursday morning at purported dog and gamecock fighting properties.

Class 4A Belleville West Regional, first round: O'Fallon 46, Belleville East 44

Khalifah Muhammad of Belleville East takes a shot as Caleb Burton and Shaun Riley of O'Fallon defend during the Class 4A Collinsville Regional on Monday, ...

Girls' All-State POY: Mount Carmel's Tyra Buss  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

MOUNT CARMEL — Tyra Buss' averages are mind-boggling: 45.8 and 38.0. There's another average which delights her as much as the state single-season ...

Signing Day: Local athletes across Central Illinois commit  WAND

Today is national signing day. Here at WAND News we are celebrating all local athletes in Central Illinois who have committed to playing a sport in college.

Kissack eager to continue Rochelle football tradition  Rochelle News Leader

ROCHELLE — Kyle Kissack has patiently waited for his opportunity to lead the Rochelle Township High School varsity football team. And after recently ...

Nixon's partially eaten sandwich still makes Sullivan famous  Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

SULLIVAN — Steve Jenne's half-eaten sandwich is a story that seems like it will never go away.

10 Things to Know for Wednesday | News |  Terre Haute Tribune Star

Your daily look at late breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today, May 29. 1. TORNADOES STRAFE KANSAS CITY AREA.

Woman pleads guilty federal mail theft charge | Indiana News |  Terre Haute Tribune Star

An Indianapolis woman has entered a guilty plea in a federal case involving the theft of mail and using stolen credit cards and forging checks to buy personal ...

Frosh debuts speed up North softball victory | Local High School Sports  Terre Haute Tribune Star

A few members of what appears to be a prodigious freshman class of high school softball players gave Terre Haute North coach Jack Kirchner a dilemma Friday ...

Sullivan placed fourth at WYSE state's Academic Challenge  Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

URBANA — The Sullivan High School WYSE team scored 365 points to earn fourth place in the 700 division at the recent state finals hosted by the University of ...

404 - CPS holds annual 'Queer Prom' - Gay Lesbian Bi Trans News Archive  Windy City Times

Windy City Times News Archive - CPS holds annual 'Queer Prom' On May 11, the Chicago Public Schools ( CPS ) held Candyland 2018, its seventh annual ...

SULLIVAN PREVIEW: Big wins in 2014 could set up big season for Arrows  Terre Haute Tribune Star

Junior quarterback Trey Powell (6-foot-2, 175 pounds) averaged 135 yards per game as a sophomore, completing 53 percent of his passes, and junior Trevor ...

Educational Heritage Association museum open Tuesday | Schools  Terre Haute Tribune Star

The Educational Heritage Association's museum of Vigo County schools' memorabilia will be open for visitors from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, the last visitors ...

Janalyn Snapp Lubbehusen | Obituaries |  Terre Haute Tribune Star

Janalyn Snapp Lubbehusen, 50, of Sullivan passed away Sunday, Aug. 2, 2015, at her residence. She was born in Knox County on Oct. 30, 1964, to Perry ...

CMA Foundation Honors 2018 Music Teachers of Excellence  Broadway World

The CMA Foundation honored 34 music educators during the third annual CMA Music Teachers of Excellence ceremony last night, Tuesday, May 8, ...

Extra patrols lead to meth arrest in Sullivan County  Terre Haute Tribune Star

An enhanced patrol by the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office resulted in the arrest of a Hymera man Friday evening for dealing methamphetamine.

Hall of Fame inductee Erica Moore honed her skills in Sullivan, then at ISU  Terre Haute Tribune Star

The genesis of Erica Moore's passion for running is probably not a unique tale for women's athletes.

2018 Classic bracket has retro feel among intriguing first-round matchups  Terre Haute Tribune Star

The stage was set for another post-Christmas event Tuesday when pairings were drawn at host Terre Haute South and the first-round matchups brought back ...

Frances M. Lehman  Martha's Vineyard Times

Frances Mecklenburger Lehman of Wilmette, Ill., and Chilmark died on Nov. 15, 2017, after a long illness. She was 98. Francie, as her family knew her, was born ...

Northview softball knocks off West Vigo to claim sectional title  Terre Haute Tribune Star

Over the last three seasons, the Northview softball team has averaged a little more than 14 wins per year and successfully reached a sectional championship ...

Bowers sworn in as associate judge | Local |  Herald & Review

DECATUR – Macon County Presiding Judge A.G. Webber told a packed courtroom that he was impressed with the works skills and congeniality of Phoebe ...

New Marshall pool completed | Local News  Terre Haute Tribune Star

After nearly four years of planning, fundraising and construction, a new Marshall Community Pool is ready to open.

Illinois man shot by Clinton officer arrested in alleged DUI incident  Terre Haute Tribune Star

A Paris, Illinois, man has been arrested for his involvement in an officer-involved shooting late Saturday in Vermillion County.

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