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EIU Tuition Increase

Friday, 29 April 2016

The Eastern Illinois University Board of Trustees votes to increase tuition.

EIU students will see a 1.5% increase in the fall.

Officials say that increase is only about $4, from $285 up to $289.  

The increase will only apply to incoming freshman and transfer students since tuition for current students is locked in.

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Shelby County DARE Graduation

Friday, 29 April 2016

The Shelby County Sheriff’s office will sponsor the 22nd Annual DARE Picnic on Monday, May 2.

According to a press release, DARE graduates from Shelby County schools are invited to the event.

Fifth-grade students have completed the 12-week program designed to teach the benefits of avoiding drugs and alcohol.

Approximately 400 students, teachers, chaperon ... READ MORE >>


Greenhouse in Paris

Friday, 29 April 2016

Paris High School is introducing the public to its brand new greenhouse. The greenhouse will be used as a learning tool for different agriculture classes that is offered at the school.

The main reason the school added a greenhouse to the high school’s brand new campus was to give the students an opportunity to get hands on experience said Principal Dave Meister.

Paris rece ... READ MORE >>


U of I Email Scams

Thursday, 28 April 2016

Police are reminding students not to send or accept checks from people they've never met.

The University of Illinois Police Department has recently gotten several reports from students concerned about an internet scam.

Police say students are receiving e-mails from fake job recruitment agencies offering them a position.

The students are sent a check for a certain amount, ... READ MORE >>