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Michael James “Jim” Chapman, 55

Michael James “Jim” Chapman, age 55, of Willow Hill, Illinois, passed away at 10:30 AM – Friday, June 24, 2022, at his home. Funeral services celebrating Jim’s life will be held at 1:00 PM – Tuesday, June 28, 2022, at the Meyer Funeral Home in Newton, Illinois, with Tom Matson officiating. Burial will be in the Brockville Cemetery north east Newton, Illinois, with full military rites. Visitation will be held 1 hour before the service. In loving memory of Michael, memorials may be made to the family. The obituary can be viewed and condolences left at www.meyerfh.com.
WILLOW HILL, IL
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Zachery Rensner, 27

Zachery Rensner, 27, formerly of Effingham, passed away on Wednesday, June 22, 2022, in Texas. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 2, 2022, at Johnson Funeral Home in Effingham. Visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Saturday, prior to the service at the funeral home.
EFFINGHAM, IL
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Ruth Marvella Deadmond, 84

Ruth Marvella Deadmond 84, Neoga, Illinois, passed away at 7:50 PM Thursday June 23, 2022 in her residence. She was born August 10, 1937 in Cumberland County, Illinois the daughter of Albert Adolph and Rufina Ida (Durdel) Koester. She married Raymond F. Deadmond August 25, 1956 in Sigel, Illinois. Ruth worked as a Cook for the Neoga Unit District #3 in Neoga, Illinois. She was a member of the St. Paul Lutheran Church and the Ladies Aid in Sigel, Illinois and the Neoga American Legion Auxiliary.
NEOGA, IL
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Roberta Mildred “Bobbi” Workman, 85

Roberta Mildred “Bobbi” Workman, 85, of Effingham, IL, passed away at 8:57 a.m. Tuesday, June 21, 2022 at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Care Center, Mattoon, IL. Private family graveside services will be held at Stewardson Cemetery, Stewardson, IL at a later date. Arrangements are by Howe and Yockey Funeral Home, Shelbyville, IL. Memorials may be given to Crossroads Free Will Baptist Church in Effingham or donor’s choice, and mailed to Howe and Yockey Funeral Home, 415 North Broadway, Shelbyville, IL 62565.
EFFINGHAM, IL
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JoAnn Huber, 87

JoAnn Huber, 87, of Shelbyville, IL, passed away at 2:50 a.m. Friday, June 24, 2022 in Shelbyville Manor. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 a.m. Monday, June 27, 2022 in Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Shelbyville, IL with Father Pawel Augustyniak as Celebrant. Visitation will be from 5:00-7:00 p.m. Sunday, June 26, 2022 in Howe and Yockey Funeral Home, Shelbyville, IL and from 9:00-10:00 a.m. Monday in the church. Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery, Shelbyville, IL. Memorials may be given to St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital.
SHELBYVILLE, IL
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June L. Bible, 98

June L. Bible, 98, of Louisville passed away at 11:00 am, Thursday, June 23, 2022 at the Flora Rehab and Health Care in Flora. June was born on June 1, 1924, in Flora, Illinois the daughter of James and Fannie (Greenwood) Clark. She married Cleo Andrew Bible, in St. Louis, Missouri on July 18, 1942, and they shared 79 years of marriage before he preceded her in death on March 6, 2022. In her early years she worked at Spartans, in Flora, and then was mostly a homemaker taking care of her family. She loved to cook, do word puzzles, and was a quilter. June was a member of the Red Brush Christian Church in Louisville.
LOUISVILLE, IL
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Charles E. Bruner, Sr., 87

Charles E. Bruner, Sr., age 87, of Willow Hill passed away Sunday, June 26, 2022 at the Villas of Holly Brook, Charleston, Illinois. Funeral services celebrating Charles’s life will be held at 3:00 p.m., Thursday, June 30, 2022 at the Crain Funeral Home, Newton with Bro. Larry Matson officiating. Visitation will be held from 1:00 p.m. until time of services Thursday, June 30th in the funeral home. Burial will be in the Mound Cemetery with military rites by Jasper Post No. 20 of the American Legion.
WILLOW HILL, IL
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Brownstown Board of Education Makes Personnel Moves

Brownstown, IL-(Effingham Radio)- The Brownstown Board of Education met in Regular Session on Monday, June 20, 2022. Payment of building operational costs from both the Education Fund & the Building Operations/Maintenance Fund. Steve Waltrip as the Designated Person for Asbestos Management. Retain Miller, Tracy, Braun, Funk and Guenther, Ltd for...
BROWNSTOWN, IL
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HSHS to close Decatur Ambulance Service on Sept. 1

DECATUR — Efforts are underway to find another emergency medical transport provider after Hospital Sisters Health System confirmed Monday that it would close Decatur Ambulance Service as of Sept. 1. Founded in 1959 and purchased by HSHS St. Mary's in 2018, Decatur Ambulance Service has long been the sole...
DECATUR, IL
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“THANK YOU” TO ALL SUPPORTERS

(NEWTON) The 151st Annual Jasper County Fair finished up this past Saturday night on the fairgrounds in Newton. The popular Demolition Derby had a great crowd as did most all of the grandstand events at this year’s annual event. Organizers want to take time to thank everyone for attending and to the partner sponsors for their support in this year’s fair.
NEWTON, IL

Nurse resigns over controversial tweet

MATTOON, Ill. (WCIA) — A nurse is out of a job after a discriminatory tweet she posted went viral over the weekend. The tweet in question implied that the nurse prescribed medicine based on the political affiliation of her patients. Sarah Bush Lincoln confirmed on its social media accounts that the tweet was posted by […]
MATTOON, IL
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AREA BLOOD DRIVES THIS WEEK

(OLNEY/NEWTON) The American Red Cross is still in need of all blood types and platelets as all area donors are strongly encouraged to get out and give blood at their next earliest opportunity. Here’s the list of upcoming area and regional blood drives coming up :. * Monday (6/27/22)...
NEWTON, IL
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Sarah Bush Lincoln APRN resigns after viral tweet

MATTOON — An advanced practice registered nurse has resigned from the position at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center after tweeting they personally would not prescribe Viagra to a "white male who votes conservative." The tweet went viral Sunday and garnered attention from across the country, some supporting the APRN's...
MATTOON, IL
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REGIONAL WEATHER DISCUSSION

(OLNEY/NEWTON) As we prepare to wrap up the month of June, it’s less humid air in place for today with plenty of sunshine overhead. Our much-needed area rainfall totals from the weekend ranged from one to two inches. The high pressure in charge of our Midwestern weather moves into the Upper Great Lakes Region and will keep us dry with plenty of sunshine and a warming trend each day tomorrow through Thursday. By Friday, a short wave weather system will push ahead of a cold front, giving us afternoon rain chances, then on-and-0ff again chances Saturday and Sunday. Stay tuned for weather updates and monitor a NOAA Weather Alert Radio for more weather information and forecast details.
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Nurse resigns after allegedly posting discriminatory message on social media

MATTOON, Ill. (WAND)- A Sarah Bush Lincoln Advanced Practice Registered Nurse has resigned after allegedly posting a discriminatory message on social media, over the weekend. The APRN released the following apology statement:. "I am deeply sorry for my posts on social media. I allowed my personal feelings to spill out....
MATTOON, IL
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Effingham Board of Education Set to Meet Monday

Effingham, IL-(Effingham Radio)- The Effingham Board of Education is set to meet on Monday at 6:00pm. The Board will begin their meeting with an Amended Budget Hearing. The following items are on the agenda for the regular meeting:. Recognition of Visitors. Financial Report. Consent Agenda. Minutes. Cafeteria Report. Student Teachers.
EFFINGHAM, IL
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