Posts Tagged ‘Shawnee Community College’

IDOT hosts first open house for I-66 Corridor project

The Illinois Department of Transportation held its first open house for its I-66 Corridor project at Shawnee Community College in Ullin last week as more than 200 people filled the school’s gym to get a peak at what might be ...


Public meeting to discuss I-66 Corridor set for next week

The Illinois Department of Transportation continues work on the planning of Interstate 66 with a public information meeting to be held in Ullin on Wednesday, July 24. A 66 Corridor feasibility study began earlier this year and ...


Goreville native retires after 34 years with SIPC

Goreville native Frederick Suits, currently of Tunnel Hill, recently retired from Southern Illinois Power Cooperative after a career spanning 34 years, which he began in 1979 as the power plant was in its infancy. Suits, an avi...


Scholar Bowl Blackcats prepare for end of season

The Goreville High School Scholar Bowl team competed Monday night in a regional tournament held at Carterville High School where the Blackcats made it to the semi-finals by defeating Anna-Jonesboro 100-80 before falling to Cart...



Shawnee Pride Concert at SCC

Johnson County Junior High School band members joined students from throughout the Shawnee Community College district to perform in the Ninth Annual Shawnee Pride Concert held in the Edward M. Smith Center last week. The Shawne...


Holland wins regional bee

Goreville sixth grader Ryan Holland poses for a portrait Tuesday morning after having won the Grand Champion Regional Spelling Bee held at Shawnee Community College Monday night in which Holland first won overall in his grade b...


Dixie Terry – News From Here & There: Oct. 17

There is a multitude of events to participate in this wonderful season of Fall, so decide which and get going. The weather, just a bit chilly, is not too bad, as outside activities continue. One of those will be the Goreville S...


Dixie Terry – News From Here & There: Sep. 5

Welcome September!  And thank you for the rains that came along with Isaac, without the wind.  We hope all our readers had an enjoyable Labor Day holiday.  Did you see the blue moon, which wasn’t blue, on Friday evening, t...



Dixie Terry – News From Here & There: Aug 22

The big news is that we all have green lawns once again, after months of brown turf and weeds, that grow in spite of the lack of rain.  Thanks to my son, Jay, for mowing my yard, not once but twice, last week.  Fall weather h...


Shawnee Educator named ICCTA Outstanding Faculty Member

Sharon Walker was recently recognized as an Illinois Community College Trustees Association 2012 Outstanding Faculty Member. Walker is a graduate of Goreville High School, Shawnee Community College, and Southern Illinois Univer...