LISTEN/LOOK: Kroger Celebrates Significant Investment in Decatur

LISTEN/LOOK: Kroger Celebrates Significant Investment in Decatur

November 13th, 2019 – Kroger celebrated a significant investment at two of their Decatur locations with a ribbon cutting and grand re-opening ceremony at the Kroger located at 3070 N. Water. The ceremony marked the completion of a $4 million remodel of both the N. Water store and the store located at 255 West 1st Drive. Along with the ribbon cutting, Kroger also made a $7,000 hunger relief donation to the Northeast Community Fund.

Hear from North Water Kroger Store Manager Cindy Scott.

Hear from Manager of Corporate Affairs for Kroger Eric Halvorson.

WATCH: High School Preview of the Week

WATCH: High School Preview of the Week

November 8th, 2019 – The second round of the IHSA Football playoffs continue this weekend in Illinois, with 5 local teams still alive. In a new preview presented by Kenney’s Ace Hardware, NowDecatur.com checked in with two of those local teams in the Mt. Zion Braves and the St. Teresa Bulldogs. The Braves, coming off an emotional win against MacArthur last week, makes the trip to perennial power Joliet Catholic on Saturday afternoon at 2pm. The Bulldogs host a familiar foe in the Tuscola Warriors at 1pm who the Bulldogs beat in week 4 of this season 28-12. That game will be heard on 1340 AM and 103.3 FM WSOY Decatur on Saturday.

47th Annual Boys and Girls Club Banquet and Awards

47th Annual Boys and Girls Club Banquet and Awards

November 7th, 2019 – The Decatur Boys and Girls Club held their 47th Annual banquet and Awards Ceremony last night.  The event welcomed in new Executive Director Shamika Bond, as well as honored 3 outstanding individuals for their service.  Retired Mt Zion Principal Barbara Janes was honored at Volunteer of the Year. The Humanitarian award was given to Elizabeth Miller, an ISU Grad and Peace Corp. Volunteer currently serving in Ghana. And the Community Involvement award was presented to Neuhoff’s own Terrance “TAT” Taylor.  Taylor also serves on the Board of the Boys and Girls Club and also works as a family support coordinator for DPS61. 

LISTEN: Decatur Gators in Midwest Development League Playoffs

LISTEN: Decatur Gators in Midwest Development League Playoffs

November 7th 2019 – This Saturday, the 9u Decatur Gators youth football team will be playing in the Midwest Development League Playoffs this Saturday in St. Louis. The Decatur Youth Football League, formed by Issac Wilson and Paul McCreary this year, chose to play in the Midwest Development league to not only play against bigger and better opponents, but also help the kids learn through the league.The 9u Gators play at 2:30pm at Francis Howell North High School in St. Louis for a chance to compete in the Missouri State Championship on Sunday.

 

LISTEN: Spooky Fun at Edgewater Mortuary

LISTEN: Spooky Fun at Edgewater Mortuary

October 30th, 2019 – Every year, around Halloween time, strange things and creepy things can be seen around Edgewater Mortuary. Located at 10 Buttonridge Place in Mt. Zion, this spooky outdoor exhibit is free to the public and has plenty of scary things for all to see.  The display will be open Thursday and Friday, with special Edgewater candy bars given out Thursday night. For more information, follow this link to the Edgewater Mortuary Facebook Page.

https://www.facebook.com/EdgewaterMortuary/

WATCH: Charlie 10 – Boo at the Zoo

WATCH: Charlie 10 – Boo at the Zoo

October 26th, 2019 – What scary things happen after dark at the Scovill Zoo? Check out the “Boo at the Zoo” video now, driven by the Bob Brady Auto Group and presented by Limitless Decatur and Neuhoff Media.