Three Dog Night Announced as a Headline Act at the Devon

Three Dog Night Announced as a Headline Act at the Devon

January 17th, 2020 – Legendary American band Three Dog Night has been announced as the first headline act at the Devon Lakeshore Amphitheater for the 2020 season. Celebrating 5 decades together, Three Dog Night will take the stage on Friday, June 5th, and perform classic hits, such as “Mama Told Me (Not To Come)”, “Joy to The World”, “Black and White”, “Shambala”, “One”, “Liar”, “Celebrate” and many more. Tickets will go on sale on Friday, February 7th at 10am at devonamphitheater.com, (217) 422-5911 or in person at 620 E Riverside Ave. An opening act will be announced at a later date.

UPDATE – Tickets Available for 2020 Cardinal Caravan

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 drawings and more.

Tickets are $3 and can be purchased at Skeff Distributing, located at 3585 E L&A Industrial Dr in Decatur, or at the door the day of the event.

Cardinal outfielder Harrison Bader and pitcher Alex Reyes headline the event, with Cardinals Radio host Chris Hrabe being the emcee. Former players Jason Motte and Bengie Molina will be at the event, along with pitching prospects Jake Woodford and Kodi Whitley.

 

 

 

Real Men Wear Pink Football Awards Set for January 26th

Real Men Wear Pink Football Awards Set for January 26th

January 13th, 2019 – The 10th Annual Real Men Wear Pink High School Football Awards are set for Sunday, January 26th at LSA.  The event, presented by HSHS St. Mary’s Hospital, will bring together the best high school football athletes from the around the area to be honored for their outstanding seasons. Awards to be handed out will include Quarterback of the Year, Pass Catcher of the Year and Offensive Line of the Year. Finalists for the awards will be announced soon. Doors will open at 5:30pm on Sunday, January 26th and admission is free for all who would like to attend.

Ameren Illinois Offers Winter Natural Gas Safety Tips

Ameren Illinois Offers Winter Natural Gas Safety Tips

December 19th, 2019 – With heating season in full swing, Ameren Illinois and the Illinois Fire Chiefs Association (IFCA) are reminding residents of important natural gas safety measures. The most common source of natural gas leaks are old brass stove connectors and faulty piping connections. If you ever smell natural gas or notice other warning signs, you should evacuate the area immediately. Once in a safe area, call Ameren Illinois at 1-800-755-5000.

“Even if you aren’t certain of the smell or its origin, we always prefer that you err on the side of caution and alert us,” said Eric Kozak (Ko Zack), Vice President Natural Gas Operations, Ameren Illinois.

Ameren Illinois and the IFCA offer the following tips for natural gas safety around the home: 

  • Ensure natural gas appliances are inspected regularly. 
  • Keep the natural gas fireplace clean and free from any obstructions. 
  • Avoid storing paint stripper, salt bags or other flammable products near natural gas appliances.   
  • Never use an oven or stove range for heating purposes. 
  • Always call 8-1-1 (J.U.L.I.E) before conducting any projects that require digging. 
LISTEN: Maroa-Forsyth to Implement E-Learning Days in 2020

LISTEN: Maroa-Forsyth to Implement E-Learning Days in 2020

December 19th, 2019 – Maroa-Forsyth Schools will launch an innovative approach to dealing with inclement weather and emergency days beginning in January 2020. In a podcast on NowDecatur.com, Superintendent John Ahlemeyer breaks down how this came about the Maroa-Forsyth, as well as how it will work for each grade.