The Daily Eastern News


Star gazers and casual viewers were able to watch the Orionid Meteor Shower on Monday and Tuesday night. According to BBC, optimal viewing hours were from 11:30 p.m. to dawn. This photo, while it does not contain meteors, shows the progress of the stars moving across the night sky in Ashmore, Illinois.

Elizabeth Wood, Photo Editor

October 23, 2019

Haunted house to host sleepover

Staff Report

March 9, 2017

  A haunted house in Ashmore will be the site of two sleepover events from 9 p.m. Friday to 9 a.m. Saturday and 9 p.m. Saturday to 9 a.m. Sunday. The building is located east of Charleston on Illinois Route 16, at 22645 E. Co. Rd. 1050 N. in Ashmore. Tickets are $75 per person for the Friday...

Storm damages high school gymnasium, businesses

Stephanie Markham, Editor-in-Chief

June 8, 2015

Editor's Note: This story has been updated as of 3 p.m. 6/11/2015 to reflect that no injuries resulted from the storm. Incorrect information was supplied to The Daily Eastern News. Severe weather in Coles County ended with straight-line winds damaging Charleston High School’s gymnasium Sunday. ...

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