Entertainment & Events

Entertainment and Events – August 2016

Coming Soon… Titus Manor will host their 1st Family Fun Color Run/Walk at Wyman Park, Sullivan. The 5K run/3K walk will be on Saturday, September 24 at 9am with sign in from 8:00am to 8:30am. (Rain date will be Saturday, October 1). Fee is $25.00 for early registra tion by September 1st (children under 5 years of age are free!) and you will recieve a run day t-shirt at no charge ($30 after, t-shirts available for purchase). Questions, e-mail titusfunrun@yahoo.com LGS Registration Lovington Grade School will hold registration noon-7 p.m. Tuesday, August 2, at the school. Parents should bring the registration packet sent home with the students in May and have all papers completely filled out with the most current informa tion. Kindergarten students should have a physical exam, dental exam, eye exam and must bring an official birth certificate from their birth county court house. Second grade students should have a dental exam. Sixth grade students are required to have a phys ical and dental exam. If a student in grades 7 and 8 plans to play sports, they will need a sports physical. Sarah Bush Lincoln Dental Services will have a representative present to explain the program and … Continue reading


Meetings – August 2016

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 6:30 p.m., Sullivan Women’s Civic Club meets, Senior Center 7 p.m., Sullivan, City Council meets, city building 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 pro vided with supper during meeting Rotary Club Tuesdays 11:30 a.m., Sullivan … Continue reading

Mid Illinois Senior Services

Mid-Illinois Senior Services – August 2016

•Monday, August 1: 11:30 Peace Meal Lunch •Tuesday, August 2: 8:30 Coffee & Donuts, 11:30 Peace Meal Lunch, 12:30 Bridge/Quilters, 1:00 Adult Coloring Class *New* •Wednesday, August 3: 11:30 Peace Meal Soup & Salad Bar, 1:00 Wii Bowling •Thursday, August 4: 11:30 Peace Meal Lunch, 12:00 Peace Meal Birthday Party, 12:30 Hand & Foot cards •Friday, August 5: 11:30 Peace Meal Lunch, 1:00 Pool Tourney •Monday, August 8: 11:30 Peace Meal Lunch •Tuesday, August 9: 8:30 Coffee & Donuts, 11:30 Peace Meal Lunch, 12:30 Bridge/Quilters, 1:00 Bean Bag Toss •Wednesday, August 10: 8:30 FREE BREAKFAST provided by Eastview Terrace in … Continue reading

Home and Garden

Spotlight on Home, Lawn & Garden

by Tresa Erickson   When you bought your home some years ago, you gave little thought to the roof. It was in good condition, which the inspector confirmed, and that was the last time you gave it any thought until now. Time has taken its toll on your roof, and … 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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Recipe Corner

Recipe Corner: Raspberry Cream Pie


Raspberry Cream Pie Ingredients: 1-1/2 cups crushed vanilla wafers (about 45 wafers) 1/3 cup chopped pecans 1/4 cup butter, melted FILLING: 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened 2/3 cup confectioners’ sugar 2 tablespoons orange liqueur 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup heavy whipping cream, whipped TOPPING: 1 cup sugar … Continue reading



Elizabeth Titus Memorial

Elizabeth Titus Memorial Library – August 2016

MMQ’s: Every Monday 9:30-11:30a.m. Story Time: Every Wed. 10:00 – 10:30 a.m. TOPS: (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) meets every Tuesday morning at 10:00 for an hour at the Sullivan Library. Popcorn & Movie: August 12 & August 19, 1 p.m. YA Sumer Movie: August 11, 1 p.m. … Continue reading

Lovington Public Library

Lovington Public Library – August 2016

Adult Fiction Books “The Games” by James Patterson and Mark Sul livan, “The Pursuit” by Janet Evanovich, “Gold” by Chris Cleave, “Here’s To Us” by Elin Hilderbrand, “Everyone Brave Is Forgiven” by Chris Cleave, “The Last Midwife” by Sandra Dallas, “Me Before You” by JoJo Moyes, “The House of Secrets” … Continue reading

Marrowbone Public Library

Marrowbone Public Library – August 2016

DID YOU KNOW???? The library has a wheelchair, 2 walkers, and crutches that can be checked out for short term use to patrons with a valid Marrowbone Public Library District card. Coffee Hour is held on Thursdays at 1pm Preschool Story Hour will begin on Friday September 9th at 11am. … Continue reading

American Legion – VFW

American Legion – August 2016

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 – August 2016

First Christian Church 1357 CR 1200 E, Sullivan Monday, August 1: 6 pm Prairie Winds Rehearsal (FH) Tuesday, August 2: 11:30 am 1st Tuesday Lunch @ Hole in the Wall BBQ Thursday, August 4: 9:30 am Ladies Gathering at Cathrine’s. Noon – 3 pm Pastor Grant’s Community Office Hours at … Continue reading

DMH Community Calendar

DMH Community Calendar – August 2016

Geriatric Assessment Clinic, 241 W. Weaver Road, Suite 240, Forsyth. Come to our outpatient program to identify health needs and develop a tailored care plan for loved ones. Get peace of mind for the whole family. Call 217- 876-2199 to schedule your appointment. Bariatric Support Group, August 2nd, 5:30- 6:30 … Continue reading

Moultrie Historical

Notable Events of 1911


With another year in the books and a new one already in full swing, now is a great time to look back on what the world was like 100 years ago, with some of the most notable events of 1911. January * The Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity is founded at … Continue reading

SBL Community Calendar

SBL Calendar of Events – Feb 2016

Parent 2 Parent Support Group for Expectant and New Parents 6 p.m. Tuesday, February 2, in the Lumpkin Family Center for Health Education at Sarah Bush Lincoln. A free service offering information, dis cussion and support about becoming a parent. For location of meetings contact Pam Hood at 217- 258-2229. … Continue reading

Web Site Reviews

Web Site Review – April 2010

by Tim Wilkerson (Editor’s note: As part of the new Moultrie Happenings, one local Web site, 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) … Continue reading