Cheek, an Oblong , Ill. native, played for Vincennes University (2013-14) and Indiana State University (2015-16) and he finished with a 3.45 ERA over four seasons with the Trailblazers and Sycamores. Cheek was selected at No. 23 in the second round...
4/26/2017
Illinois State Police arrested Deborah Kay McCracken, 39, Effingham, on April 18 on a Cumberland County warrant for failure to appear in court on a charge of operating an uninsured motor vehicle. McCracken posted $325 and was released. • Derrick D...
4/23/2017
Illinois College, a Division III school, went 6-4 on the football field in the fall, and the baseball team went 15-21 last year. ... Argenta-Oreana and Central A&M both host regional in the same Class 1A sub-sectional, as do Altamont and Oblong . In...
4/20/2017
The Lady Pirates beat Villa Grove/Heritage 6-2 and Oblong 3-2 in Little Okaw Valley Conference Southeast Division games. Cumberland also topped Neoga 7-2. ... who were 13-2 and are ranked No. 8 in the state according to Illinois Coaches...
4/18/2017
Honorariums can be made to Coles County Illinois Peace Meals through Sarah Bush Lincoln Hospital. Mail to Pulliam Funeral Home P.O. Box 121 Oblong , IL 62449. To leave condolences online, visit www.jg-tc.com, click on obituaries, select the...
4/12/2017
A Celebration of Minerva's Life will be held at 11:00 A.M. Thursday April 13, 2017 at the Pulliam Funeral Home 302 East Main St. Oblong , IL with Pastor Al Malo officiating. Burial will follow in the Hazel Dell Cemetery next to her husband Herschel. A...
4/10/2017
Michael was born on June 16, 1943 in Chicago, Illinois the son of Oscar and Treca (Chapman) Swisher. On May 27, 1961, Michael married Rowena Marie Price and she survives. Michael was a machinist for Cortelyou Machine Shop in Oblong . Michael was...
4/7/2017