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Jim Leonard Hammond | Obituaries |  Herald & Review

DECATUR -- Jimmy Leonard “Jim” Hammond 75, of Decatur, IL, formerly of Shelbyville, IL, passed away at 1:57 p.m. Sunday, March 31, 2019 in Decatur ...

William Carl Kroening  Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

MATTOON — William “Bill” Carl Kroening, age 78, of Mattoon passed away Monday, March 25, 2019 at 2:45 p.m. at Heartland Christian Village in Neoga, IL.

SHS principal offered superintendent position | Local News  Shelbyville Daily Union

Shane Schuricht, the principal of Shelbyville High School, was offered the position as Superintendent of Shelbyville schools after current Superintendent Denise ...

Shelbyville Homecoming 2018 | Local News  Shelbyville Daily Union

Shelbyville's homecoming parade will be at 4 p.m. Thursday Oct. 11, and the football game will be at 7 p.m. Friday Oct. 12.

Kyle Ladd hired as Shelbyville HS principal | Local News  Shelbyville Daily Union

The Shelbyville School Board has hired Kyle Ladd as the new high school principal for next year, according to Shelbyville Superintendent Denise Bence.

Phillis Sain | Obituaries  Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

SHELBYVILLE -- Phillis Jean Sain, 82, of Shelbyville, IL, passed away at 8:14 p.m. Tuesday, February 12, 2019 in St. Mary's Hospital, Decatur.

Educator, family man, introduced as new Shelbyville policeman  Shelbyville Daily Union

The newest member of Shelbyville's finest was introduced at the city council Meeting on Monday.

Shelbyville still bonds with sister city after 25 years  Shelbyville Daily Union

Okuwa, Japan and Shelbyville became sister cities in 1993. Twenty-five years later, two high school students, along with chaperones and program members, ...

Roger Dennis Smart | Obituaries |  Herald & Review

SHELBYVILLE -- Roger Dennis “Denny” Smart, 77, of Shelbyville, IL, passed away at 3:23 p.m. on Wednesday, March 13, 2019 in Decatur Memorial Hospital, ...

Central Illinois residents attend basic training | Life & People |  Herald & Review

U.S. Air Force Airman Cody A. Finley graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

Shelbyville High School Senior Awards for Class of 2018  Shelbyville Daily Union

President's Award for Educational Excellence. President's Education Awards The purpose of this award is to recognize academic success in the classroom.

Parsons signs with Lakers | Local Sports  Shelbyville Daily Union

The Lake Land College Laker women's volleyball team just got quicker. Shelbyville High School's Morgan Parsons is not only Rapid Fire, she is quick as ...

Robertson, Orville  Herald & Review

SHELBYVILLE -- Orville “Brent” Robertson, 65, of Shelbyville, IL, passed away at 3:40 p.m. Friday, January 11, 2019 in his residence.

Clinton beats Shelbyville, Maroons 3-0 for the first time since 2003  Herald & Review

CLINTON — As the remaining punch of Tropical Storm Gordon hit Central Illinois Friday, the weather lightened for the start of Shelbyville's visit to Clinton and the ...

Dodge Ball tourney raises funds | Local Sports  Shelbyville Daily Union

Tis' the season for school fundraising events, donkey basketball, trivia nights, and dodge ball. Shelbyville High School was the latest school to host dodge ball.

Burke, Clara B. | Obituaries |  Herald & Review

SHELBYVILLE -- Clara B. Burke, 85, of Shelbyville, Illinois, passed away at 7:03 a.m. Friday, September 28, 2018 at HSHS Good Shepherd Hospital, Shelbyville ...

Nichols, Miller help Shelbyville nip Tuscola  Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

SHELBYVILLE — On Friday, in a Central Illinois Conference game moved up due to the predicted snowstorm, the Shelbyville Rams won its ninth straight game ...

Martz, Gary Lee | Obituaries |  Herald & Review

WESTERVELT -- Gary Lee Martz, 80, of Westervelt, IL, passed away at 11:48 p.m. Saturday, February 9, 2019 in his residence.

Dale Eugene Short | Obituaries |  Herald & Review

SHELBYVILLE -- Dale Eugene Short, 66, of Shelbyville, IL, passed away at 2:48 a.m. Sunday, March 17, 2019 in his residence.

Burns, Patrick James  Herald & Review

SHELBYVILLE -- Patrick James “Pat” Burns, 88, of Shelbyville, IL, passed away at 10:36 a.m. December 12, 2018 at Heritage Health in Springfield, IL.

Wagner, Pauline Louise | Obituaries |  Herald & Review

SHELBYVILLE -- Pauline Louise Wagner, 91, of Shelbyville, IL, died at 2:15 a.m. Saturday, September 22, 2018 in Shelbyville Manor, Shelbyville, IL.

Smithsonian exhibit opening in Shelbyville | Local News  Shelbyville Daily Union

A part of the Washington, D.C. will temporarily call Shelbyville "home" as an exhibit from the Smithsonian Institution opens Saturday at the Visitors Center to ...

Mars, Gene, Jr.  Herald & Review

SHELBYVILLE -- Menzo Eugene “Gene” Mars “Jr.”, 83, of Shelbyville, Illinois, passed away at 9:38 a.m. Friday, October 19, 2018 in his residence.

Area crews assist after Taylorville tornado | Local News  Shelbyville Daily Union

When the Taylorville area was hit by a rare December tornado over the weekend, emergency personnel from across the area jumped into action.

SHS students hear sobering reminder about prom night  Shelbyville Daily Union

Shelbyville High School teacher Rebekah Smith lost two friends in two separate drinking and driving crashes when she was a junior at Charleston.

Legion 2019 tryouts August 12 | Local Sports  Shelbyville Daily Union

Shelby County American Legion 2019 baseball tryouts will be held Sunday, August 12 at the Shelbyville High School baseball diamond.

Fesperman, Shirley Mae | Obituaries |  Herald & Review

SHELBYVILLE -- Shirley Mae Fesperman, 83, of Shelbyville, IL, passed away at 10:20 p.m. Sunday, July 22, 2018 in her residence.

Former Shelbyville physician honored by Harvard Medical School  Shelbyville Daily Union

Boston – A new named chair, one of highest honors to be bestowed upon a physician in his or her lifetime, was celebrated at a reception on Oct. 17 at.

Jerome Finney  Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

WINDSOR -- Jerome C. “Jerry” Finney, 75, of Windsor, IL, passed away at 7:26 p.m. Friday, December 7, 2018 in Decatur Memorial Hospital, Decatur, IL.

Schuricht takes helm at Shelbyville High | Lifestyles  Shelbyville Daily Union

There's a new principal at the helm of Shelbyville High School.

An update on the Shelby County CEO class  Shelbyville Daily Union

In an office at 131 S. Morgan in Shelbyville this week, a class of high school students made final preparations for their sold-out fundraiser.

Principal emphasizes communication, community in Shelbyville  Herald & Review

Ryan Scott's plan in Shelbyville, as it was in Assumption, is to be as visible and accessible as possible, building relationships among the school, families and ...

Adrian Phelps | Obituaries  Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

SHELBYVILLE -- Adrian Lee Phelps, 87, of Mattoon, Illinois, passed away at 7:09 p.m. Thursday, October 11, 2018 in his residence.

Shelbyville High School Prom Court named | Lifestyles  Shelbyville Daily Union

Shelbyville High School will crown its Prom King and Queen Saturday evening at the High School gym. Theme of the event is “A Night Under the Northern ...

Schlechte to soar with Flyers | Local Sports  Shelbyville Daily Union

Megan Schlechte has already reached the heights in the Windsor/Stew-Stras athletic program. Now, she is preparing to soar even further with the Flyers of ...

Moulton Middle School | Local News  Shelbyville Daily Union

The Moulton Middle School 7th and 8th grade band performs at the Winter Concert on Thursday. The Shelbyville High School band, jazz band, treble choir, and ...

Shelbyville Signing Day | Local Sports  Shelbyville Daily Union

Shelbyville High School had three athletes sign on NCAA Football National Signing Day, Wednesday, to compete at the collegiate level. Two signed for football ...

Bradley Hulick  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Bradley J. Hulick, 64, departed this life much too soon Saturday (Dec. 22, 2018) at Arbor Rose, Tolono.

Shelbyville pulls away in second half to defeat Tri-Valley  Bloomington Pantagraph

DOWNS — It was a classic matchup of contrasting styles: free-swinging puncher pitted against gritty boxer.

Donation to Shelby County CEO program | Local News  Shelbyville Daily Union

Christian County CEO students presented the future Shelby County CEO class with a check for $1000 Wednesday. "Christian County students heard that Shelby ...

Lake Land College announces GED class schedule | Announcements  Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

MATTOON -- Lake Land College's Adult Education is offering GED classes throughout the Lake Land College district beginning the second week of January.

Tucker Schwengel remembered as leader on the field and off  Shelbyville Daily Union

SHELBYVILLE – A 21-year-old Shelbyville man who loved football and was attending Millikin University died over the weekend when he lost control of his ...

Richard CS “Dick” Bishopp  The Republic

SHELBYVILLE. Richard Clyde Spencer “Dick” Bishopp, 81, of Shelbyville passed away Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at Franciscan St. Francis Health in ...

UPDATE: Daughter on homicide ruling: 'I'm sad and scared that whoever did this is still out there.'  Shelbyville Daily Union

When Carol Hurley was found dead at her home in rural Shelbyville on Oct. 21, the cause of her death was unclear. On Tuesday, a coroner's jury ruled the ...

Shelbyville High School 2013 Homecoming Court | Lifestyles  Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

Pictured from the left, are the Shelbyville High School 2013 homecoming king and queen candidates and the court. Front row: crown bearers Matthew Horsman ...

Shelbyville leaders working hard to ensure future growth  Herald & Review

SHELBYVILLE – For Jeff Johnson, stretching boundaries is both a metaphorical and literal ambition.

SHS state scholars selected | Local News  Shelbyville Daily Union

Ten outstanding seniors from Shelbyville High School have been named as Illinois State Scholars for the 2018-19 college entrance year. State Scholars are ...

GALLERY: Remember this? 21 photos of Decatur high school activities through the years  Herald & Review

1984: Eisenhower High School's girls bowling team was 11th in the state tournament after an 11-1 record during the regular season. Eisenhower won the ...

PHOTOS: Shelbyville High School vs Meridian High School Softball | Photo Galleries  Herald & Review


Duckett has Titan signing | Local Sports  Shelbyville Daily Union

Shelbyville Ram quarterback Lucas Duckett played like a Titan in his senior season. It's no surprise that he would sign to continue to play as a Titan at Illinois ...

Eastern Star All-Star Preview: East Team | Sports  WAND

FORSYTH -- The 28th annual Eastern Star All-Star Football Game comes to Maroa-Forsyth's Walter Boyd Field on Saturday night at 7 p.m. The East Team's ...

Tentative plan: Combine 2 Decatur middle schools by August  Herald & Review

DECATUR — Two public middle schools could be combined in one renovated building by August under a tentative timeline for the Decatur School District's ...

Ross Resigns as Co-Superintendent, Principal | News  Shelbyville Daily Union

Shelbyville co-superintendent Kevin Ross submitted his resignation to the Shelbyville School Board Thursday evening.

Wooters, Kull, Spain regional champs | Local Sports  Shelbyville Daily Union

Okaw Valley and Shelbyville members of the Sullivan Blue Dolphins Swim Club became regional champions and will advance to the Midwest Championships.

Lockhart's and Elam Barber Shop to open in Shelbyville March 1  WAND

SHELBYVILLE – Shelbyville natives Brandon Lockhart and Jake Elam announce they are opening Lockhart's fourth and newest venture on March 1 in ...

Tucker Schwengel | Obituaries  Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

SHELBYVILLE -- Tucker K. Schwengel, 21, of Shelbyville, died at 6:20 a.m. Saturday, August 27, 2016 following an automobile accident.

Gun & Hoses Play For D,A.R.E., Saturday  Shelbyville Daily Union

Local heroes are going to go at each other in the 1st Annual Gun & Hoses Charity basketball game this Saturday to benefit the Shelby County D.A.R.E Program.

Cunningham, Blanche E. | Obits  Omaha World-Herald

Cunningham, Blanche E. Jul 10, 1930 - May 20, 2018 Blanche was born in her home in Shelby County, IL, on July 10, 1930. She was raised with two younger.

Shelbyville seniors honor first responders  Herald & Review

SHELBYVILLE — Residents of Shelbyville's Villas of Holly Brook welcomed area first responders to breakfast Monday morning as both a reminder of 9/11 and to ...

PHOTOS: Shelbyville at Pana Boys Basketball 2A Regional 022217  Herald & Review

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Wrestler of the year: Shelbyville's Hudson a blue collar champ  Herald & Review

Adam Hudson's undefeated state championship season didn't happen without a hitch.

Shelbyville rallies for sectional title  Herald & Review

SHELBYVILLE -- It's been a long wait for Shelbyville.

New Illinois Shop To Focus On Classic Barber Services  WAND

SHELBYVILLE, IL - Brandon Lockhart and Jake Elam, both Shelbyville natives, are bringing the tradition of classic barbering back to their home town of ...

Aukamp, Meridian softball rallies to hold off Shelbyville  Herald & Review

MACON -- There's more than a handful of reasons it's helpful to have a senior heavy roster.

Shelby County volunteers spruce up communities  Herald & Review

SHELBYVILLE – Volunteers armed with paintbrushes, garden tools, brooms and scrub brushes took to the streets in five Shelby County communities Friday and ...

Short Scam'd, Duckett Repeats | Local Sports  Shelbyville Daily Union

With such a wide draw, the Tom Short 5K has the potential to be surprised. On Saturday, they got Scam'd. IHSA Class A State track medalist Ben Scamihorn of ...

Rams line up big win | Shelbyville High School |  Herald & Review

CLINTON -- Last year, Shelbyville wowed opponents with a knockout offense in their electric spread.

Dathan and Drey Maton taking lead for talented Glenwood cross country team  The State Journal-Register

CHATHAM — Dathan Maton and Drey Maton came into this world together and that is where you'll typically find them on a cross country course -- together.

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.

WYSE Regional Results from Lake Land - Effingham's News and Sports Leader, 979XFM and KJ Country 102.3  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 ...

Marjorie Anderson | Obituaries  Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

SHELBYVILLE -- Marjorie Mose Anderson, 93, of Litchfield, Illinois, formerly of Shelbyville, Illinois, passed away at 9:07 AM Tuesday Mar. 3, 2015 in Heritage ...

Twenty-four from area ready for Class 1A prelims  Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

CHARLESTON -- A total of 24 student-athletes from the JG-TC area are to compete in the 123rd annual Illinois High School Association State Track and Field ...

WYSE Regional Competition held at Lake Land College  Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

MATTOON -- What happens when you take some of the most brilliant minds from area high schools and put them under one roof? Nothing other than an ...

Brent Cutler joins SSI as vice president for business innovation  Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

SHELBYVILLE –- Software Solutions Integrated has announced that Brent Cutler has accepted the position of vice president of business innovation effective Jan ...

Football: Eagles frustrated in loss to Shelbyville | Prep-sports  Rantoul Press

By BRENDAN QUEALYRantoul Press sports editorSHELBYVILLE — The numbers were not kind to the Rantoul Eagles during Friday's varsity football game at ...

Pana's Magnussen tunes up for state | Arthur High School |  Herald & Review

SHELBYVILLE – It was a forgone conclusion that Pana's Claudia Magnussen was going to state in her long distance running events.

ON BIZ: Aikman Wildlife Adventure, Penn Station East Coast Subs, Lockhart's & Elam Barber Shop, Maurices  Herald & Review

James Aikman is ready to satisfy the curiosity of those interested in seeing the animals in a new wildlife park near Arcola.

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.

Micah Jones Signs With SIU-E | Local Sports  Shelbyville Daily Union

Twelve years ago a little kindergarten girl showed up for one of Coach Carolyn Wendte's basketball camps. On Wednesday, that little girl, Micah Jones, inked a ...

Lockharts Barber Shop keeps sharp reputation  Herald & Review

DECATUR – By opening a 1950s style barbershop in downtown Decatur, interestingly enough, Shelbyville native Brandon Lockhart started his new profession ...

Lake Land College honors dual credit and adjunct instructors  Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

MATTOON — Lake Land College recently recognized the *service* of its dual credit and adjunct instructors at the 2013 Adjunct and Dual Credit Recognition ...

Shelbyville Graduate Pitches For Arkansas  Effingham's News Leader

Published on February 18 2014 8:35 am. Last Updated on February 18 2014 8:35 am. Written by Millie Lange. FAYETTEVILLE – The University of Arkansas ...

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, ...

2014-15 Cultivating Creativity Children’s Art Exhibition in Mattoon  Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

MATTOON -- The traveling exhibition "Cultivating Creativity 2014-15: Consolidated Communications Children's Art Exhibition" continues its year-long tour as it ...

October National competition brings country to Decatur  Herald & Review

DECATUR — Gallery 510 Arts Guild's annual exhibit, October National, is an annual juried art show, bringing artists from around the country to Decatur.

Deja Vu For Davidson At Lovellette Tourney

Collin Davidson picked up his second consecutive title at the Rich Lovellette Panther Tournament on Saturday, Jan. 30, as the Litchfield sophomore helped the ...

UPDATED: Accident blocks traffic on Interstate 57 near Mattoon  Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

MATTOON (JG-TC)-- Traffic on Interstate 57 reopened about 2:25 p.m. Friday after emergency crews responded to an accident between two vehicles.

Watercolor artist Rob O'Dell earns Slodounik award  Herald & Review

DECATUR — For more than 40 years, Rob O'Dell has been creating images of quiet, rural life in his watercolor paintings.

2015-2016 Cultivating Creativity Children’s Art Exhibit in Assumption  Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

ASSUMPTION -- The traveling exhibition Cultivating Creativity 2015-2016: Consolidated Communications Children's Art Exhibit will travel to the First National ...

In remembrance: Locals who passed on in August  Bloomington Pantagraph

August 2017 obituaries and announcements in the Bloomington–Normal area. View obituaries any time at

Miss Macon County Pageant contestants | Photo Galleries |  Herald & Review

The pageant will begin at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 9, in the Decatur Civic Center. Contestants for Miss and Junior Miss are judged on personal interviews, ...

Experimental hockey program has young girls taking to the ice  Herald & Review

DECATUR – Tim Cripe has coached baseball, but he wasn't exactly qualified to coach hockey.

Jelks runs Decatur Dominators toward greater goals | Outlook - A special edition of the Herald & Review  Herald & Review

DECATUR – Bobby Jelks remembers the early days, doing odd jobs to try to cobble money together for a trip to Seattle.

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