Entertainment & Events

Entertainment & Events – Feb 2016

M.O.M.S Moms On a Mission in Sullivan: Fellowship with a Purpose A group of Christian moms who meet for fel lowship while also striving to grow spiritually and serve our community. A typical meeting includes breakfast, devotion and discussion, followed 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 the 2nd and 4th Fridays of the month from 9:00-11:00am at the First United Methodist Church in Sullivan. No meeting if there is no school that day. For any questions, contact Jilla Young at 217- 622-3230 or by email at sullivanmoms@gmail.com. Open Mic Allenville Community Building will host an open mic the last Friday of each month for country music from 7 to 9:30p.m. 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 building at 203 S. Graham, Sullivan. For more information … Continue reading


Meetings – Feb 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 build ing 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 build ing 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 … Continue reading

Mid Illinois Senior Services

Mid-Illinois Senior Services – Feb 2016

Monday, February 1: 11:30 Peace Meal Lunch to eat lunch with us you will need to call the day before by NOON so we have enough food for you! For a meal on Monday, please call the Friday be fore the previous weekend by NOON. Tuesday, February 2: 8:30 Coffee and Donuts, 11:30 Peace Meal Lunch, 12:30 Bridge/Quilters Wednesday, February 3: 11:30 Peace Meal Soup & Salad Bar, no need to sign up, just show up & enjoy!, 1:00 Wii Bowling Thursday, February 4: 11:30 Peace Meal Lunch, 12:00 Birthday Party , 12:30 Hand & Foot Cards Friday, February 5: … 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: Quadruple Chocolate Chunk Cookies


> Quadruple Chocolate Chunk Cookies Recipe Ingredients: 1 cup butter, softened 1 cup sugar 1 cup packed brown sugar 2 large eggs 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 2-1/2 cups all-purpose flur 3/4 cup Dutch-processed cocoa 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 cup white baking chips, chopped 1 cup semisweet … Continue reading



Elizabeth Titus Memorial

Elizabeth Titus Memorial Library – Feb 2016

Book Club: Wednesday, Feb. 17 – 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. MMQ’s: Every Monday 9:30-11:30a.m. Wee Time: Every Wednesday 10:00 – 10:30 a.m. DMV: Thursday, Feb. 18, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Story Time: Every Wednesday 10-10:30 a.m. Movie: Friday, Feb. 12 starting at 1:00 p.m. … Continue reading

Lovington Public Library

Lovington Public Library – Feb 2016

New Movies “War Room”, “Pixels” “Jurassic World”, “Min ions”, “90 Minutes in Heaven”, “American Sniper”, “The Avengers”, “Into the Woods”, “Home”, “Wood Lawn” New Books “The Berenstain Bears Gone Fishin”!” by Stan and Jan Berenstain, “Curious George Dance Par ty” by Borana Greku, “Lego DC Friends and Foes” by Trey … Continue reading

Marrowbone Public Library

Marrowbone Public Library – Feb 2016

Coffee Hour is held on Thursdays at 1pm. Preschool Story Hour has resumed! Join us on Fridays at 11am for stories, snacks and a craft. The library will be closed February 15th for President’s Day The State and Federal Governments are encour aging citizens to submit their taxes online whenev … Continue reading

American Legion – VFW

American Legion – Feb 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 – Feb 2016

First Christian Church 1357 CR 1200 E, Sullivan Tuesday, Feb 2: 11:30 am 1st Tuesday Lunch @ Rosati’s Wednesday, Feb 3: 7 pm Choir Practice Thursday, Feb 4: 7 pm Fit Club Sunday, Feb 7: 9:30 am Fellowship, 10 am Worship, 10:15 Kids’ Church Youth Selling Sub Sandwiches for Super … Continue reading

DMH Community Calendar

DMH Community Calendar – Feb 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 876-2199 to schedule your appointment. Cardiopulmonary Rehab Orientation, Tuesdays and Thursdays, February 2, … 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