NowDecatur Stories


The List – The Top Influencers of 2019 – Michael Hicks

Michael Hicks President and CEO, HSHS St. Mary’s Hospital  Who was your first mentor in life? My first mentors were my parents. It’s hard to draw the line between them because they worked together so well. The messages and values they taught us were always consistent. They clearly wanted us to be grounded in faith,…Continue Reading

Audubon Field Trip Transportation Grant

Decatur Audubon Society Funds Field Trips For Macon County Schools

January 8th, 2020- The Decatur Audubon Society is helping fund field trips for schools in Macon County. The Audubon Society will cover the bus transportation costs for 20 school buses to take field trips to Rock Springs Nature Center or any of the five Macon County Conservation Areas. Schools within Macon County or those serving students living in Macon County will be eligible for the grant. To participate in the…Continue Reading


LISTEN: Prepare For Tax Season

January 8th, 2020- By the end of the month, employees will be receiving their W2’s from their employers, signaling the beginning of tax season.  Those expecting a refund are likely to file taxes long before the April deadline, but Amy Jedlicka, owner of Gustafson and Associates, encourages everyone even If you expect to owe to take the opportunity…Continue Reading


Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Luncheon Tickets

January 8th, 2020- Tickets are now on sale for the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. luncheon. The luncheon will be on Saturday, January 18, 2020, at the Decatur Club, with doors opening at 11:15 a.m. and lunch starting at noon. This year’s guest speaker is retired United States Attorney for the Central District of Illinois,…Continue Reading


Fuyao Glass America Recruitment

January 8th, 2020- Fuyao Glass America will be holding a recruiting event today to fill 40 new positions at its facility in Decatur. Workforce Investment Solutions will hold a recruiting today from 9:00am – 3:00 p.m. The event will be held at Workforce Investment Solutions offices located at 757 West Pershing Road, Decatur. Information sessions will be conducted every 45 minutes…Continue Reading

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Michael E. Shampine Scholarship Applications

January 8th, 2020- Applications for the Michael E. Shampine Scholarship are now being accepted. The scholarship provides an aspiring 4-year high school graduate, who is either already a union member or related to one, a thousand dollars toward furthering their education with assisting one’s enrollment in a degree program, qualified trades apprenticeship, or vocational school. Applications are due…Continue Reading


ADM New Logo and Branding Identity

January 8th, 2020- ADM has an updated look with a new logo and branding identity.  The company unveiled a new tagline, “Unlocking Nature. Enriching Life” to reflect the company’s recent evolution. “ADM’s ongoing evolution provides us with an opportunity to evolve ADM’s purpose and identity aligned to the role we play in an ever-important industry,” said Juan…Continue Reading