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LISTEN: Decatur Police Update – January 15, 2020

January 15th, 2020- Police Chief Jim Getz joins Byers & Co. and talks about the importance of training, the change in perception of police over the last few years and highlights some of the positive ways officers make an impact in the community behind the scenes.Continue Reading


LISTEN: School Board Update – January 15, 2020

January 15th, 2020- Superintendent Dr. Paul Fregeau and Zach Shields of the Decatur Public Schools Foundation talk about the new Civic Leadership Academy gift from The Howard G. Buffett Foundation and announcement event plus recap the a recent meeting that talked re-zoning of the school district and naming schools.Continue Reading

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IL Secretary of State Phasing Out Old Truck Plates

January 15, 2020 – Trucks in Illinois with older license plates will soon need new plates, Secretary of State Jesse White announced that his office will begin phasing out the oldest B-Truck plates beginning this month. It’s similar to the program White’s office started in 2017 with passenger vehicles. B-Truck plates that were made from 2002 through 2007 will…Continue Reading


Leonid and Friends To Return to the Devon

January 15, 2020- The Devon Lakeshore Amphitheater has announced that a favorite from their inaugural season will be returning for 2020.  Leonid and Friends, a tribute band from Moscow Russia is considered the top act recreating the music of the legendary group Chicago. Leonid and Friends played the Devon in July of last year and was one of the top grossing shows for…Continue Reading

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Big Brothers Big Sisters Celebrating National Mentoring Month

January 15th, 2020- Big Brothers Big Sisters is celebrating National Mentoring Month. Thursday, January 16, Big Brothers Big Sisters will be kickstarting 2020 off right by recognizing our mentors and launching their Bowl for Kids’ Sake event. The event will be held at Door 4 Brewing Co. from 5:00–7:00 pm and the evening will include FREE…Continue Reading


LISTEN: Princess Parties

January 15th, 2020- Princess Parties are now available in Central IL. Sophia Schwalbach, a St. Teresa, and Millikin graduate has started her own company here in Central IL by bringing Princesses to life and entertaining at Children’s parties.Continue Reading


UPDATE – Tickets Available for 2020 Cardinal Caravan

January 6th, 2019 – The 2020 St. Louis Cardinal Caravan will be back in Decatur on Monday, January 20th starting at noon at the Decatur Conference Center and Hotel, presented by Skeff Distributing. Join us for the chance to talk baseball and meet current players, alumni and broadcasters. There will be autographs for kids, Cardinals prize…Continue Reading