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Sargent Shriver was the architect of Job Corps, Peace Corps and many other programs that came out of the Kennedy/Johnson years. Job Corps was the core program of LBJ's “War On Poverty.”

Updated Sep 18, 2014 at 9:28 AM

Next week is Eldorado High School Homecoming and Monday through Friday the schedule is brimming with school spirit.

Posted Sep 13, 2014 at 1:00 PM

The humanities department at Southeastern Illinois College has a couple of new faces this year. Sara DeNeal of Harrisburg joins the department as an art instructor and Tiffany Kesler of Marion joins as a music instructor.

Updated Sep 12, 2014 at 6:11 PM

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn visited Southeastern Illinois College Friday to announce a $1.46 million 5,000 square-foot addition to the Carmi-White County Vocational Building.

Updated Sep 12, 2014 at 11:13 AM

Teachers in the Mary Jo Oldham Center for Child Study had cups of ice water poured on them by the children they care for at the center to help raise awareness for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis research.

Updated Aug 26, 2014 at 10:54 AM

Eldorado High School has a new class and it is helping out the district's test scores, helping students with their American College Testing scores and giving students better parking spots.

Updated Aug 26, 2014 at 10:49 AM

The Harrisburg School Board’s Tuesday meeting opened with expressions of gratitude between the teacher’s union and administration.

Updated Aug 6, 2014 at 10:48 PM

The grade schools are getting new paint and the high school is seeing tuck-pointing repairs as the Harrisburg schools gear up for a new school year.

Updated Jul 28, 2014 at 7:41 PM

The Daily Register/Eldorado Daily Journal is giving away backpacks of school supplies for boys and girls.

Updated Jul 3, 2014 at 8:56 AM

The Harrisburg East Side School Free Summer Lunch Program is in full swing and proving to be a real asset to the welfare of the community.

Updated Jun 29, 2014 at 7:22 PM

Though the bustle and clatter of students in the halls of the Carrier Mills schools has ceased for the summer, the janitorial staff is fully occupied in the routine tasks that allow the schools run smoothly during the school year.

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