Rotary Club district governor Gary Smith met Effingham County High School Interact students and talked with them about their projects and their involvement during a visit to the Effingham Sunrise Rotary Club.
John Connor won grand champion in senior heifer at the Effingham Fair cattle show, held Thursday at the Livestock Arena. Connor also won reserve grand champion in junior heifer and intermediate cattle showmanship.
The fifth annual Effingham Chamber of Commerce Taste of Effingham was held Thursday at the Effingham County Recreation and Parks gym in Springfield, and another big crowd turned out to sample the wares of local restaurants and caterers.
Effingham Fire and Rescue recognized the accomplishments of staff, volunteers and family members in the inaugural awards and accolades banquet held Feb. 21 at the Effingham College and Career Academy, including meritorious service awards for life-saving instances.