Entertainment & Events

Entertainment & Events – May 2016

VBS Under the Sea VBS will be held May 28 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Highway Church of Christ, 704 W. Jackson, Sullivan. Families are invited as there are children to adult classes. June and July classes continue on Wednesdays at 7 p.m. For more infor mation call 728-4146. May Day Fling The Sullivan Church of God, 321 N West St, Sullivan, will host a May Day Fling on the 1st from 11:30a.m. to 4:30p.m. Food and fun at no cost – pulled pork dinner, door prizes, family games, tournaments, ice cream sundae bar and camp fie worship. For information call 728-7855. Lifeguard Class The American Red Cross will hold lifeguard training May 23 thru 27, 8a.m. to 1p.m. The train ing includes lifeguarding, CPR, AED and fist aid. Sign up at the Sullivan Civic Center. For information and details contact Haley Dust at h.dust@infantswim.com or 855-0888. Memorial Run The Christina Sanders Memorial Scholarship 5k Run will be held on Saturday, May 21 at 9 a.m. (1/4 mile fun run at 8:30a.m.). For information contact Debbie Suhl at da suhl60@gmail.com or www.csmemorial5k.com. Christina Suhl-Sanders, daughter of Cary & Debra Suhl graduated from Sullivan High School in May 2003. … Continue reading


Meetings – May 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 6:00 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 superinten dent’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 pro … Continue reading

Mid Illinois Senior Services

Mid-Illinois Senior Services – May 2016

Have questions about Medicare? Call us for an appointment! Our certifid SHIP counselors can help. Monday, May 2: 11:30 Peace Meal Tuesday, May 3: 8:30 Donuts & Coffee, 11:30 Peace Meal, 12:30 Bridge / Quilters Wednesday, May 4: 11:30 Peace Meal Soup & Salad, 1:00 Wii Bowling Thursday, May 5: 11:30 Peace Meal, 12:00 Peace Meal Birthday Party, 12:30 Hand & Foot Cards Friday, May 6: 11:30 Peace Meal, 1:00 Pool Tourney Monday, May 9: 11:30 Peace Meal Tuesday, May 10: 8:30 Donuts & Coffee, 11:30 Peace Meal, 12:30 Bridge / Quilters Wednesday, May 11: 8:30 FREE Breakfast – Thanks … 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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Recipe Corner

Recipe Corner: Strawberry Yogurt Smoothie


Strawberry-Yogurt Smoothie Ingredients: 1 quart (4 cups) ripe strawberries 1 cup plain yogurt 1/2 cup fresh orange juice 1 tablespoon sugar 4 thin orange slices (optional) Directions: Hull all but 4 of the strawberries. Add the hulled strawberries to a food processor or blender. Add the yogurt, orange juice, and … Continue reading



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Lovington Public Library

Lovington Public Library – May 2016

New Books “Titans” by Leila Meacham, “The Obsession” by Nora Roberts, “Most Wanted” by Lisa Scottoline, “The Excellent Lombards” by Jane Hamilton, “‘Til Death Do Us Part” by Amanda Quick, “The Last Mile” by David Baldacci, “Alice and Oliver” by Charles Bock, “America’s First Daughter” by Steph anie Dray, “My … Continue reading

Marrowbone Public Library

Marrowbone Public Library – May 2016

Coffee Hour is held on Thursday’s at 1pm. Preschool Story Hour is held on Fridays at 11am. Mark your Calendars for the Summer Reading Program “Read For The Win” June 2 – July 9, 2016. New to the library: Fiction: “And Then There Were Nuns” by Kylie Logan, “As Time … Continue reading

American Legion – VFW

American Legion – May 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 – May 2016

First Christian Church 1357 CR 1200 E, Sullivan Sunday, May 1: 9:30 am Fellowship, 10 am Worship,10:15 Kids’ Church, 5 pm Youth Group 0 “That’s My King” Tuesday, May 3: 11:30 am 1st Tuesday Lunch Moonshine – Meet at Church at 10 am to car ool, 5:00 pm Head Start … Continue reading

DMH Community Calendar

DMH Community Calendar – May 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. Cardiopulmonary Rehab Orientation, Tuesdays and Thursdays, May 3, … Continue reading

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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 July 2010


(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) Our focus this month … Continue reading