Moultrie Happenings

High School Sports – April 2015

• ALAH Baseball 4/1/15 vs Tri-County 4:30 pm 4/4/15 vs Neoga High School 10:00 am 4/7/15 vs Okaw Valley 4:30 pm 4/8/15 at Cerro Gordo 4:30 pm 4/10/15 vs Arcola 4:30 pm 4/13/15 at Okaw Valley 4:30 pm 4/15/15 vs Decatur Lutheran 4:30 pm 4/18/15 at Cumberland 10:00 am 4/22/15 vs Argenta-Oreana 4:30 pm 4/24/15 vs Cerro Gordo 4:30 pm 4/25/15 at Stewardson-Strasburg 10:00 am • ALAH Softball 4/2/15 vs Oakwood 4:30 p.m. 4/7/15 at Champaign Central 4:30 p.m. 4/8/15 at Cerro Gordo (Conf) 4:30 p.m. 4/9/15 at Windsor 4:30 p.m. 4/10/15 vs Arcola (Conf) 4:30 p.m. 4/13/15 at Okaw Valley (Conf) 4:30 p.m. 4/15/15 vs Decatur Lutheran (Conf) 4:30 p.m. 4/21/15 at Paris 4:30 p.m. 4/22/15 vs Argenta-Oreana (Conf) 4:30 p.m. 4/24/15 vs Cerro Gordo (Conf) 4:30 p.m. 4/27/15 at Arcola (Conf) 4:30 p.m. 4/29/15 vs Okaw Valley (Conf) 4:30 p.m. • ALAH Track 4/7/15 vs Tri Cnty/Cerro Gordo/Neoga 4 p.m. 4/10/15 Arthur 4 p.m. 4/14/15 vs Sang. Valley/Tri nty/Windsor 4 p.m. 4/15/15 Arthur Rain Date 4 p.m. 4/17/15 at Monticello Boys 4 p.m. 4/21/15 at Sullivan Bi-County Meet 4 p.m. 4/24/15 at Tuscola Open 4 p.m. 4/28/15 vs Arcola/Tri-Cnty/Villa Grove 4 p.m. • OV Baseball 4/1/15 vs. Cerro-Gordo … Continue reading


Living Nativity


The 7th Annual Christ’s Living Nativity will be held on Friday – Sunday evenings, December 5, 6, & 7th, with two showings nightly at 6:30 and 7:30 pm. Sunday evening there will be one show at 6:30. This free outdoor event may be watched from the comfort of your vehicle … Continue reading



Meetings – April 2015

First Monday 6 p.m., Lovington Township meets, township shed 7 p.m., Dalton City Village Board meets, village hall (unless the Monday falls on a holiday which then moves the meeting to Tuesday following the first Monday) Second Monday 6:0 p.m., Sullivan Women’s Civic Club meets, Senior Center 7 p.m., Sullivan, City Council meets, city building 7 p.m., Lovington school board (call superintendent’s office for location) 7 p.m., Marrowbone Township, township shed 7 p.m., Sullivan school board meets, high school media center Second Thursday 7 p.m., Moultrie County Board meets, county board room in the courthouse 7 p.m., Bethany Village Board meets, village hall Third Thursday 7 p.m., Okaw Valley school board meets, OVHS computer lab Fourth Monday 7 p.m., Sullivan City Council meets, city building Lions Club Second and Fourth Tuesday 6 p.m., Sullivan Dove Thursdays 5 p.m., Dove Support Group, 5 p.m., Dove Children’s Group, children are provided with … Continue reading

Mid Illinois Senior Services

Mid-Illinois Senior Services – April 2015

Wednesday, April 1: 11:30 Soup & Salad Bar, 1:00 Wii Bowling Thursday, April 2: 12:00 Peace Meal Birthday Party, 12:30 Hand & Foot Card Game Friday, April 3: 1:00 Pool Tourney Monday, April 6: 11:30 Peace Meal Lunch Served Daily Tuesday, April 7: 8:30 Coffee and Donuts, 12:30 Bridge & Quilters, 1:00 Bean Bag Toss Wednesday, April 8: 8:30 FREE BREAKFAST provided by Eastview Terrace, 10:00 Caregiver Support Group, 1:00 Wii Bowling Thursday, April 9: 12:00 BINGO with Angie Clawson, 12:30 Hand & Foot Friday, April 10: 1:00 Pool Tourney Monday, April 13: Happy Birthday Thomas Jefferson! Tuesday, April 14: … Continue reading

Home and Garden

Lawn & Garden

The 7 easiest vegetables to grow at home Rising costs at the supermarket and worries about unhealthy pesticides or preservatives on foods has led many people to start a vegetable garden at home. Growing vegetables is easier than one would think. Plus, you don’t need an expansive plot of land … Continue reading

Local Author Spotlight

Local Author: Timothy E. Wilkerson

Local Author Tim Wilkerson

Tim retired from the United States Army as a Chief Warrant Officer and helicopter pilot.  He is a veteran of the Vietnam Police Action (War).  After active duty, he joined the Ohio Army National Guard and continued to serve in the reserves until his retirement, twenty-three years later, from the … Continue reading

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Entertainment - Events

Elizabeth Titus Memorial Library – April 2015

Wee Time: Every Wednesday from 9:35 to 9:50 a.m. Story Time:Every Wednesday from 10 to 10:30 a.m. MMQ’s:Every Monday from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Book Club: Wednesday, April 15, 1-2pm ‘Leaving Time’ by Jodi Picoutt. DMV: Thursday, April 16, 10am-2pm National Library Week:April 14 thru 18. Patron Appreciation Monday – Friday. Cookies, donuts, popcorn and drawing for prizes.   … Continue reading

Recipe Corner

Recipe Corner – Grand Old Flag Cake


Grand Old Flag Cake Ingredients Chocolate cake: • Cooking spray • 1 3/4 cups flour • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar • 2/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder • 1 teaspoon baking soda • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder • 1/4 teaspoon salt • 1 1/2 sticks (6 oz.) unsalted butter, softened … Continue reading



Elizabeth Titus Memorial

Elizabeth Titus Memorial Library – March 2015

Wee Time: Every Wednesday from 9:35 to 9:50 a.m. (Does not meet on March 4) Story Time:Every Wednesday from 10 to 10:30 a.m. (Does not meet on March 4) MMQ’s:Every Monday from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. (No MMQ on March 2) Book Club: Wednesday, March 18 at 1p.m. “Lila” by … Continue reading

Lovington Public Library

Lovington Public Library – March 2015

New Materials Large Print Books:The BeeKeeper’s Ball by Susan Wiggs, Return to Tradd Street by Karen White, Lighthouse Bay by Kimberley Freeman, Miss Julia’s School of Beauty by Ann B. Ross, The Winnowing Season by Cindy Woodsman, The Good Dream by Donna VanLiere, After the Rain by Karen White New … Continue reading

Marrowbone Public Library

Marrowbone Public Library – April 2015

Coffee Hour Thursdays @1pm Storyhour Fridays @ 11am. Summer Reading Program “Read To the Rhythm” June 4-July 11. New to the library: Fiction: Anna’s Crossing by Suzanne Woods Fisher, The Assassin by Clive Cussler, Clean Sweep by Ilona Andrews, Dead Heat by Patricia Briggs, Death of a Christmas Caterer by … Continue reading

American Legion - VFW

American Legion – VFW – April 2015

Sullivan American Legion The Sullivan American Legion Board meets the second Tuesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. The regular Legion meeting is the following Saturday at 9a.m. The Auxiliary meets on the first Monday of the month at 7 p.m. and the Sons of the American Legion meets at … Continue reading

Church Events

Church Events – April 2015

Smyser Christian Church 1521 Whitley Point Road, Gays (2 miles north of Gays), 217-752-6896, www.smysercc.org, smyser@smysercc.org Fri., April 3 at 7 pm and Sat. April 4 at 7 pm the High School Students of Smyser Christian Church will perform their 16th Annual Easter Drama AT Smyser, 1521 Whitley Point Road, … Continue reading

DMH Community Calendar

DMH Community Calendar – April 2015

Geriatric Assessment Clinic, 241 W. Weaver Road, Suite 240, Forsyth. Come to our outpatient program to identify health needs and develop a tailored care for loved ones. Get peace of mind for the whole family. Call 876-6350 to schedule your appointment. Cardiac Rehab Orientation, April 2, 7, 9, 14, 16, … Continue reading

Moultrie Historical

Web Site Reviews

Web Site Review September 2010

By Tim Wilkerson (Editor’s note: As part of the new Moultrie Happenings, one local Website, in Moultrie County, will be reviewed each month. If you would like your site to be considered for review, please send us an email with the name and address of the site at events@newsprogress.com)  Okaw … Continue reading