Mattoon Man, 22, Dies in Saturday Evening Accident on Westbound I-74
THE FOLLOWING IS A VERMILION COUNTY CORONER’S OFFICE RELEASE. The Vermilion County Coroner, Jane McFadden, has stated that a motor vehicle accident involving a Chevrolet, and subsequently a Lexus, at mile market 199 on Westbound I-74 Saturday evening (March 2nd), has resulted in the death of 22 year old Dylan L. Clark of Mattoon, Illinois.
Two friends playing against each other showcases the growth of softball in Southcentral Kentucky
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) - Former Warren East Lady Raider Olivia price returned to Bowling Green this time wearing a different kind of blue while taking on WKU, her former teammates, and close friends in the Hilltopper Classic. “I think it’s kind of interesting just being on the opposite side...
Hononegah standout Isaiah Houi signs to play DI football at Eastern Illinois
WINNEBAGO, Ill. (WTVO/WQRF) — One of the Stateline’s best high school football players is ready to make the jump to play college football, and at the Division I level. Hononegah senior Isaiah Houi signed a national letter of intent Saturday afternoon with Eastern Illinois University. He signed at Foundation Sports Performance in Winnebago where he […]
One hurt in Wednesday Coles County crash
COLES COUNTY, Ill. (WCIA) — One person was seriously hurt on Wednesday in a crash in rural Coles County. The crash happened on Illinois Route 121 at Dole Road, close to Mattoon. Illinois State Police officials said two commercial vehicles crashed into each other but didn’t provide details about how the crash happened. One of […]
Charleston, March 04 High School 🏀 Game Notice
The Meridian High School - Mounds basketball team will have a game with Christ Our Rock Lutheran High School on March 04, 2024, 19:00:00 CST. ALWAYS WANTED TO DUNK LIKE A TOTAL BADASS, OR DEVELOP ROCK-SOLID WORK ETHIC....
Clark County brush fire spreads to Clarksville home
CLARK COUNTY, Ill. (WTHI) - Firefighters from multiple agencies were battling a house fire Sunday afternoon. It happened in Clarksville near Mill Creek Lake and Park. That's northwest of Marshall. Fire crews on scene told News 10 the blaze started as a brush fire before spreading and igniting the house.
Crews battle dozens of brush fires amidst dry conditions Sunday
WABASH VALLEY, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV)– Sunday proved to be a busy day for fire departments around the area– as dry, windy conditions contributed to a number of brush fires. Pierson Township Fire Chief J.C. Gummere said there were about 20 fires throughout Sullivan, Vigo and Clay counties. Over in Clark County, Illinois, crews battled several fires, including one that spread to a home.
Police searching for ‘armed and dangerous’ man after Charleston shooting
CHARLESTON, Ill. (WTWO/WAWV) — Police in Charleston, Illinois are searching for a man they say is wanted in relation to a shooting incident that left one person injured. According to police, the incident occurred at a residence in the 1000 block of Woodlawn Drive at approximately 8:50 p.m. on Sunday. Arriving officers found a victim […]
Savor the Flavor: Top 5 Must-Visit Pubs in Charleston
In this article, we explore five exceptional pubs in Charleston. Have you had the chance to visit any of them? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
The gas price fluctuate between $3.36 and $3.49 in Mattoon as of 2024-03-01. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Friday is $3.331, a week ago the price is $3.267 , according to AAA.
Construction coming to U.S. 40 bridge over I-70 in Illinois
CLARK COUNTY, Ill. (WTWO/WAWV) — Drivers on both Interstate 70 and U.S. 40 in Clark County can expect daily lane closures soon. That’s because IDOT has announced that bridge repair work will begin on the U.S. 40 bridge that crosses over I-70 on Wednesday, March 13. According to officials the work will include bridge deck […]
SIU-Edwardsville vs. Eastern Illinois: Start Time, Streaming Live, TV Channel, How to Watch
The SIU-Edwardsville Cougars (16-15, 9-9 OVC) will attempt to turn around a three-game losing streak when they host the Eastern Illinois Panthers (14-17, 8-10 OVC) on March 6, 2024 at Ford Center. In its previous game, SIU-Edwardsville fell to Western Illinois on Saturday, 76-65. Damarco Minor scored a team-high 20...
COLUMN: EIU should move on from swim program
It’s time to move on from competitive swimming at Eastern. At the recent Summit League Championships for Swimming and Diving, both the Panther men’s and women’s swim teams finished in eighth place, which is last in the Summit League. The men finished with 86 points, which is 88 behind seventh place and 782 points behind the conference winners, the University of Denver.
Marshall/Putnam volunteers plunging Sunday for Special Olympics
Though conditions are different now, they'll be Polar Plunging at the Marshall Putnam Fairgrounds Sunday. This is the same cause as the one recently in Mendota to support Special Olympics. According to Plunge Illinois dot com, Marshall-Putnam has raised about $3700 of its $4000 goal. The 2023 Fair Queen and...
Tuscola Fire Captain returns home following cancer treatment
TUSCOLA, Ill. (WCIA) — A longtime member of the Tuscola Fire Department is back at home after receiving treatment for brain cancer. Captain Bill Schweighart has served in the Tuscola Fire Department for 28 years, but his biggest battle started in December, when he was diagnosed with glioblastoma. It’s the most common and most aggressive […]
Top 10 Golf Courses in Kansas - Golfers' Choice 2024
It depends who you ask. In the case of GolfPass' annual Golfers Choice ranking lists, you are the expert, along with thousands of your fellow golfers. We compile our annual Golfers' Choice lists by analyzing the ratings and reviews submitted by members of our community - golfers like you - throughout the previous year. We use GolfPass' Ratings Index logic that weights newer reviews and combine it with a course's subcategory averages. Courses must offer public access and have received at least one review in 2023 to be eligible for this year's list. If you want to play any of these courses, hover your browser over the course photo and if tee times are available, you can click to book directly.
MISS A.L.A.H. CONTESTANTS
2024 Pageant. Five beautiful young women competed for the title of 2024 Miss A.L.A.H. last Saturday evening. Pictured in their evening gowns are Shelbey Grimsley, Addison Yeakel, Chloe Sadowski, Evanger Wiley, and Katheryn Perez.
Bennett scores 14, Western Illinois downs Eastern Illinois 70-66
MACOMB, Ill. (AP) — Quinlan Bennett scored 14 points as Western Illinois held off Eastern Illinois 70-66 on Thursday night. Western Illinois held a 63-55 lead with 2:12 left but Tiger Booker, Dan Luers and Nakyel Shelton each hit a 3-pointer in the final two minutes to allow the Panthers to get close.
DelChuterie, LLC: A Local Success Story of Global-Inspired Charcuterie in Gilbert
Del Salisbury owns DelChuterie, LLC, a business that creates charcuterie boards, cups, boxes, and grazing tables. The business has been operating for a year and offers customizable, themed boards for different dietary needs and occasions. DelChuterie's boards are influenced by global cuisines and prioritize visual appeal.
EIU’s Kat Walk struts at UIUC
Eastern’s modeling registered student organization, the Kat Walk, joined the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Sunday to walk the runway. The models have been working for about a month for the show. Kamron Washington, a freshman theatre major, was one of the models for the show and said the fashion...