Entertainment & Events

Entertainment & Events – October 2016

Christmas Bazaar The St. Columcille Catholic Church Christmas Bazaar will be held Saturday, November 5th from 9 am – 2 pm at the St. Columcille Catholic Parish Hall in Sullivan. Sponsored by the St. Columcille Council of Catholic Women. Public Event, everyone welcome. Holiday decor & quilt raffle, crafts, nuts, candies and baked goods. Ornaments and trees. Free Play Group Bright Start is a free play group program that is funded through the Illinois State Board of Education for children birth thru age three who reside in Moultrie County. Play groups meet on Thursday mornings from 9 to 10:30 at the Early Intervention build ing at 203 S. Graham, Sullivan. For more information call Amy Eller 728-7396. M.O.M.S Moms On a Mission in Sullivan: Fellowship with a Purpose – A group of Christian moms who meet for fellowship while also striving to grow spiritu ally and serve our community. A typical meeting includes breakfast, devotion and discussion, fol lowed by an activity or service project. Childcare is provided by church volunteers. There is a classroom for 2+ year olds, which includes a snack and a Christian lesson. We also offer a nursery for 0-2 year olds. Meetings are held on … Continue reading


Meetings – October 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 – October 2016

Mon. Oct. 3: 11:30 Peace Meal (Mon.-Fri) Medicare Scare You? Come see Us for a Med D Comparison Oct. 17-Dec 7 so you are not left in the dark. Tues. Oct. 4: 8:30 Donuts & Coffee, 11:30 Peace Meal, 12:30 Bridge & Quilters, 1:00 Adult Coloring Wed. Oct. 5: 11:30 Peace Meal Soup & Salad, 1:00 Wii Bowling Thurs. Oct. 6: 12:00 Peace Meal Birthday Party, 12:30 Hand & Foot cards Fri. Oct. 7: 1:00 Wheel Fortune by Mason Point, 1:00 Pool Tour ney Mon. Oct. 10: 11:30 Peace Meal Tues. Oct. 11: 8:30 Donuts & Coffee, 1:00 Med D … Continue reading

Home and Garden

Clear The Deck

By Sam Erickson The site of so many good times in the summer, your deck won’t see a lot of action through the winter, but to make sure it is in good shape for the coming summer, it’s good to prepare your outdoor area in the fall. While you’re adding … 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: Ham and Cheese Breakfast Casserole


Ham and Cheese Breakfast Casserole Ingredients: 18 (1 ounce) slices white bread, cubed 8 ounces cooked ham, cubed 2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese 1 1/2 cups diced Swiss cheese 6 eggs 3 1/2 cups milk 1/2 teaspoon onion powder 2 cups crushed cornflkes cereal 1/2 cup butter, melted Directions: Lightly … Continue reading



Elizabeth Titus Memorial

Elizabeth Titus Memorial Library – October 2016

MMQ’s: Every Monday 9:30-11:30a.m. Wee Time 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. DMV: Thursday, October 20th, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Halloween Party: Wednesday, October 26, 10 – 10:30 a.m. … Continue reading

Lovington Public Library

Lovington Public Library – October 2016

New Books: Adult Fiction: “The Book of Mysteries” by Jon athan Cahn, “Bullseye” by James Patterson, “Cu rious Minds” by Janet Evanovich and Phoef Sut ton, “Damaged” by Lisa Scottoline, “Dishonorable Intentions” by Stuart Woods, “Downfall” by J.A. Jance, “End of Watch” by Stephen King, “The End less Forest” by … Continue reading

Marrowbone Public Library

Marrowbone Public Library – October 2016

MARK YOUR CALENDARS! PRE-SCHOOL STORY HOUR: Fridays 11:00am COFFEE HOUR: Thursdays 1:00pm BUGS & RUGS: The library will be closed Oct. 7-10 for Exterminating and Carpet cleaning. FAMILY READING NIGHT: Nov. 17 6:30pm DID YOU KNOW?: The library has 45 magazine subscriptions available for check-out? New to the library: Fiction: … Continue reading

American Legion – VFW

American Legion – October 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 – October 2016

First Christian Church 1357 CR 1200 E, Sullivan Sunday, Oct. 2: 9:30 am Fellowship, 10 am Worship, 10:15 Kids’ Church Monday, Oct. 3: 8:00 am AMEN Men’s Group Service Work Tuesday, Oct. 4: 11:30 am 1st Tuesday Lunch @ Rosati’s Wednesday, Oct. 5: 9:00 am Craft Making (FH), 7:00 pm … Continue reading

DMH Community Calendar

DMH Community Calendar – October 2016

Cardiopulmonary Rehab Orientation, Tues days and Thursdays, October 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, and 27 1-3 p.m., FREE, Decatur Memorial Hospital Cardiac Rehabilitation Department, 2300 N. Edward St., Decatur – meet at Heart and Lung Institute Registration Desk. This orientation is for the Cardiac Rehabilitation program and requires … Continue reading

Moultrie Historical

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

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