The Daily Eastern News

SBL talks mental health, stressors for college students

Alyssa Cravens, Staff Reporter

May 14, 2019

Lisa Ballinger, a social worker clinic specialist for Sarah Bush Lincoln Health System's Psychiatry and Counseling Unit, said the emotional wellbeing of college students is a growing concern in our rapidly changing and socially driven society. She said for many students, leaving for college also means...

Shooting victim was 26-year-old male flown to Urbana hospital

Corryn Brock, Associate News Editor

March 4, 2019

A 26-year-old man was shot in the abdomen early Sunday morning near 7th Street and Buchanan Avenue. The victim was transported to Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center and then flown to Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, Illinois. During the initial investigation into the incident officers were made aware of an argu...

Relay for Life committee to meet Monday

Mackenzie Freund, Online Producer

January 14, 2016

With the Coles County Relay for Life scheduled for Aug. 20, The American Cancer Society is starting to get down to plan the relay. Jason Wyatt, the publicity and sponsorship chair for Relay for Life Coles County, sent out a press release, which said a committee will be meeting on Jan. 18 to begin...

Sarah Bush to host annual tree festival

Tiffany Wayne, Staff Reporter

November 18, 2015

Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center will be hosting the 17th annual Festival of Trees at 6 p.m. Thursday, 10 a.m. Friday and 10 a.m. Saturday at the Lumpkin Family Center for Health Education at the hospital. The festivities hosted on Friday and Saturday will be $3, and children 12 and under get free...

BOT vice chair of 11 years dies Monday

BOT vice chair of 11 years dies Monday

Stephanie Markham, Editor-in-Chief

October 5, 2015

Robert Webb, the vice chair of Eastern’s Board of Trustees, died at 1:32 a.m. Monday, Oct. 5, 2015, at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center in Mattoon. Webb, of Mattoon, was 87 years old. Arrangements are incomplete at Schilling Funeral Home in Mattoon. Webb served as the chair of the board twice...

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