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Deadline for scholarships approaches

Staff Report March 5, 2018

The application deadline for most Eastern scholarships is coming up in March. Local and “legacy” students, along with current students, are able to apply for these. Applicants from Charleston...

Justin Wilson, a Charleston High School senior performs a field sobriety test with an Eastern police officer during Wednesday's mock DUI exercise at the High School.

Mock accident shows consequences of drunken driving

Loren Dickson, Entertainment Reporter April 26, 2017

As the school year comes to an end, Charleston High School students are preparing for prom on Saturday. To remind the students and community to remain safe, the Charleston Fire Department hosted a mock...

Coles County School Facility Tax wins popular vote

Kalyn Hayslett, Editor-in-Chief November 9, 2016

  The Coles County School Facility Tax referen­dum, which was presented on the ballot three times before, won the popular vote by 54.09% in the general election Tuesday night. The unofficial...

Doudna to have free caroling concert

Luis Martinez, Entertainment Editor December 9, 2015

The Doudna Fine Arts Center will be having its annual “Carols in the Concourse” concert on Thursday. The concert will start in the afternoon and is free and open to the public. Dan Crews, the director...

Student Senate Passes Emergency Legislation, Preps for Elections

Analicia Haynes, Staff Reporter October 28, 2015

The Student Senate passed emergency proposals and discussed the upcoming senator and speaker elections Wednesday evening in the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. Two proposals were brought up...

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...

CHS athlete enjoys hometown state finals

Jehad Abbed, News Editor May 25, 2015

Junior four-sport athlete Morgan Sherwood represented Charleston High School this weekend during the Illinois High School Association girls track and field state finals at O’Brien Field. Sherwood...

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