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Devon On Tap Music and Beer Festival

February 13th, 2020- The Devon Amphitheater introduces “Devon On Tap Music and Beer Festival” to this year’s Summer Schedule. The event will be the kick off to their Summer 2020 season and will benefit the Decatur Parks Foundation by featuring local music, breweries, food, and games on Saturday, May 16, from 3:00 – 8:00 p.m. at…Continue Reading

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Galentine’s Day Festivities

February 13th, 2020- In recent years, many people have started to recognize February 13th, the day before Valentine’s Day  as Galentine’s Day; a day spent appreciating and celebrating all nonromantic relationships. Several of the Decatur area  businesses and restaurants are participating in special Galentine’s Day celebrations with special deals and activities.  Galentine’s Day Pop-up with Betsy Tanner Designs  Galentine’s Day Pop-up with Betsy Tanner Designs hosted by Brass Horn Too 11AM- 3PM IN STORE- Betsy will…Continue Reading

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Millikin Jazz Valentine’s Gala

February 13th, 2020- The Millikin Jazz Valentine’s Gala is this Friday, February 14, at the Decatur Club. The Dinner Theatre event will feature performances by Angel Spiccia accompanied by Millikin Universities Jazz Band 1. Dinner will run buffet style and feature an open cash bar for those 21 and older.  Tickets for the event are still available for purchase call 429-4200 to save your…Continue Reading

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Safe Driving Weather

February 13th, 2020- With snow covering the roads and temperatures continuing to drop, driving conditions are becoming hazardous.  Drivers should take extreme caution when driving in dangerous weather. Macon County Sheriff, Tony Brown.Continue Reading


LISTEN: Byers & Co. Celebrate Heart Month With HSHS St. Mary’s

February 12th, 2020 – Listen to the collection of podcasts from this mornings Byers & Co HSHS St. Mary’s Remote celebrating Heart Month. Dr. Patrick Murphy joins Byers & Co to talk about heart attack signs, symptoms and prevention. Devon Amphitheater General Manager Mike Wilcott and Decatur Parks Foundation’s Jill Applebee join Byers & Co…Continue Reading


LISTEN: SCORE Active Shooter Training

February 12th, 2020- The SCORE Program held an Active Shooter Trainer Seminar with over 70 guests in attendance. The seminar focused on eliminating the “It can’t happen to me” mentality and changing the way you respond to armed intruders. Individuals were prepared for active shooter events and empowered to make their own life-saving decisions. Listen to the…Continue Reading


LISTEN: Land of Lincoln Credit Union Police Gift Card Donation

February 12th, 2020- Land of Lincoln Credit Union donated $1,000 in LLCU VISA® Gift Cards to the Decatur Police Department. The gift cards will be used, at the discretion of the police force, to spread goodwill throughout the Greater Decatur community. Cards are intended for situations where a citizen might be in need of a meal, gas…Continue Reading

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Animal Shelter To Hold “Speed Dating” Adoption Event

February 11, 2020 – Your chance to adopt a four-legged family member for a discounted adoption fee is this weekend at the Macon County Animal Control & Care Center. The shelter is hosting their “Speed Dating” event this Saturday, February 15th, to get you up close and personal with potential pets.  The event allows you to spend…Continue Reading

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DMH Announces New Chief Medical Officer and Affiliate VP

February 11, 2020 – Decatur Memorial Hospital has announced that Dr. Ted Clark will become the hospital’s Chief Medical Officer and Affiliate Vice President.  Previously, Clark served as the medical director of Decatur Memorial Hospital’s emergency department since 2017. Clark has worked as a board-certified emergency medicine physician at Decatur Memorial and other Memorial Health System hospitals since he completed an emergency medicine…Continue Reading