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posted on 2016-07-23 @ 08:29 AM
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Bobby Devall as a young National Guardsman was truly in the center of things the morning after the St. Anthony Hospital fire in 1949.

Standing guard after St. Anthony Hospital fire

By Herb MeekerNews Report Staff Old National Guardsmen ne...read more

posted on 2016-07-23 @ 08:27 AM
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Lucas Shelley celebrates the completion of his first year as pastor at Southside Baptist Church with his wife, Marci, and children Hannah, Emma and Conner.

Shelley celebrates one year at Southside Baptist

By Jenny SchouppeNews Report Staff...read more

posted on 2016-07-23 @ 08:26 AM

Effingham welcomes Crossroads Walkers

By Jenny SchouppeNews Report Staff Effingham welcomed the Crossroads Walkers Tuesday afternoon. Effingham is just one of many towns they stop during their 12-week walk to cover the entire 3,200 miles ...read more

posted on 2016-07-23 @ 08:25 AM

First Presbyterian Church welcomes new pastor

First Presbyterian Church of Effingham members and supporters are pleased to welcome Rev. Pamela Laing as their new Interim Pastor. Pastor Laing is relocating to Effingham and will assume all m...read more

posted on 2016-07-23 @ 08:23 AM

Ambulance service cited for OSHA violations

Occupational Safety and Health Administration investigators have found Altamont Ambulance Inc. in violation of more than a dozen safety regulations, including failure to protect emergency response...read more

posted on 2016-07-23 @ 08:22 AM

Sheriffs group warns of telephone scam

The Illinois Sheriffs’ Association is advising all Illinois county residents that there is currently a phone campaign fraudulently using the name of the Illinois Sheriffs' Association in their so...read more

posted on 2016-07-23 @ 08:21 AM

County health department checking for West Nile Virus

The Effingham County Health Department is now able to accept dead birds for testing of the West Nile Virus. Dead birds are considered to be sentinel to indicate the presence of West Nil...read more

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