Invested with Hickory Point Bank and NowDecatur

Invested with Hickory Point Bank and NowDecatur

Introducing a new series, “Invested” with Hickory Point Bank and NowDecatur! In this edition we highlight the local business, Heinkel’s packing with Wes Heinkel. Hickory Point Bank is the only local bank in Decatur and they’re proud to call Central Illinois home. It’s that pride that shapes them and influences the way they interact with customers, businesses and communities. Learn more HERE



Top 5 Must Read Business Books

01/10/19- We’ve all been there- we’re stuck in between books and can’t decide what to read next. When it comes to needing a jolt of inspiration in our careers, often the perfect business book can give us the pick-me-up we are looking for. So, if you’re stuck in one of those spots, or just needing…Continue Reading

2019 Cardinal Caravan

2019 Cardinal Caravan

Hey fans, the 2019 Cardinals Caravan is coming to Decatur! 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.

January 21st 2019

Decatur Conference Center and Hotel


Shortstop Paul DeJong and utility player Drew Robinson are among the players appearing at the Cardinal Caravan stop in Decatur

The noon event  will be emceed by team broadcaster Dan McLaughlin.

Also scheduled to appear are St. Louis prospects Justin Williams and Ryan Helsley and former Cardinals Ryan Franklin and Kerry Robinson.

DeJong totaled 19 home runs and 68 RBIs last year, one season after hitting 25 homers and placing second in Rookie of the Year voting. St. Louis acquired Robinson from Texas last month in exchange for Patrick Wisdom.

Tickets are $3 and are available at Neuhoff Studios – 250 N. Water St. Suite 100 in Downtown Decatur.




Hearts Around the World 2019

Hearts Around the World 2019

The culinary Affair of the Year! Heart’s Around the World!  Experience an evening of fine food, prizes and entertainment by pianist Michael Scherer. This year, the event will celebrate our own American cuisine. Benefiting the Decatur Memorial Hospital Foundation and DMH Heart and Lung Institute.

  • February 2nd
  • 6pm-9pm
  • DMH Cafe
  • Tickets $75 Per Person

Click Register Now button below. Make sure you select the correct quantity before clicking the Register Now button.Or call 217-876-2105.

January Neuhoff Wedding Extravaganza

January Neuhoff Wedding Extravaganza

It’s the January Neuhoff Wedding Extravaganza presented by Staley Credit Union, on Saturday, January 26th from 11am -3pm with vendors to help you plan the perfect wedding

Come see vendors from Photographers, Catering, Venues to host your reception, Churches, DJ Services, Florists, Tuxedos, Rental Services, Hair & Make-up, and more ALL UNDER ONE ROOF! Be sure to Register to take advantage of special offers and prizes from our vendors.

Don’t miss the Fashion Show starting at 1pm featuring dresses, tuxedo’s, flower arrangement ideas, plus hair and make-up styles

Plus! Talk with Staley Credit Union on ways to finance the wedding of your dreams.

The January, 26, 2019 Neuhoff Wedding Extravaganza, located at The Mt. Zion Convention Center right off Route 121 in Mount Zion


DMH News Link with

DMH News Link with

DMH Newslink with  Your trusted source for the latest in healthcare news. 

Do you suffer from the winter blues? DMH News Link host Mikaela Hunt talks with Executive Director of Senior Health Services Marti Tolliver to talk about Seasonal Affective Disorder

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Decatur, Il- E-Birth Class, $40 Online website class for expectant parents who can’t attend an on-site class due to work schedules, time constraints, or medical conditions. Cost of the program is $40. Register online at or call 217-876-3400. Sleep Apnea Screening, FREE, Dr. Clarence G. Glenn Sleep Center, 3rd floor DMH. Have a snoring…Continue Reading

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DMH Awarded Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Centers

DECATUR MEMORIAL HOSPITAL AWARDED ADVANCED CERTIFICATION FOR PRIMARY STROKE CENTERS Decatur, Ill…Decatur Memorial Hospital announced that it has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Heart-Check mark for Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Centers. The Gold Seal of Approval® and the Heart-Check mark represent symbols of quality…Continue Reading

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DMH Awarded Advanced Certification in COPD From Joint Commission

DECATUR MEMORIAL HOSPITAL AWARDED ADVANCED CERTIFICATION IN CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE  FROM THE JOINT COMMISSION   Decatur, Ill…Decatur Memorial Hospital announced that it has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for both the Management of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), and Advanced Certification in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). The Gold Seal of Approval®…Continue Reading

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Decatur Memorial Hospital Again Named One of the Nation’s 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals

  Novermber 8, 2018- Decatur, Ill…Decatur Memorial Hospital was today named one of the nation’s 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals by IBM Watson HealthTM. The Watson Health 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals™ study is now in its 20th year. This is the ninth time Decatur Memorial Hospital has been recognized with this honor. The Watson Health 50…Continue Reading

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Community Health Calendar for November

November 1, 2018 –  Decatur, Ill… Sleep Apnea Screening, FREE, Dr. Clarence Glenn Sleep Center, 3rd floor DMH.   Have a snoring problem?  Tired during the day?  High blood pressure?  Talk with a Registered Sleep Tech about your risk factors and take home an simple device to wear overnight with this free screening.  Bring device back the next…Continue Reading

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DMH working to “Shine A Light on Lung Cancer”

  November 1, 2018- November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month. Nationally, more than 200 healthcare facilities across the country will join together to present Shine a Light on Lung Cancer in celebration, remembrance and support. This free, educational event is being hosted by the DMH Cancer Care Institute from 5:30—7 pm at the Cancer Care…Continue Reading


DMH News Link – Nutrition

Eating right as a family can be difficult. DMH News Link host Mikaela Hunt chats with Clinical Nutrition Manager Kaitlin Byrd about why it is difficult, and offer potential solutions that could benefit you and your family. Continue Reading

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DMH News Link – Desi Dennis, M.D.

What’s it like to diagnose a patient with breast cancer? What is it like to deliver possible life changing news? Get a doctor’s perspective with DMH News Link host Mikaela Hunt in an exclusive NowDecatur interview with Interventional Radiologist Dr. Desi Dennis. Continue Reading

WSOYMCA Challenge

WSOYMCA Challenge

The WSOYMCA CHALLENGE IS BACK! With some new team members and some returning returning veterans, the WSOYMCA Challenge is going to kick it up a notch!

Want to watch previous seasons, check out the links below!

To see WSOYMCA The Remix Season – CLICK HERE

To See Team WSOYMCA vs. Team DPS 61 – CLICK HERE

To See Team WSOYMCA vs. Team SOY/JL Hubbard – CLICK HERE



To see WSOYMCA Challenge Part II videos and more – CLICK HERE

To see WSOYMCA Challenge Part I videos and more – CLICK HERE

Ride and Run

Ride and Run

Get the latest information on upcoming runs and bike rides in our area with Ride and Run! Presented by Spin City Cycles and Fleet Feet Sports! Every Tuesday at 6:40am, Kyle May of Spin City Cycles and Fleet Feet Sports joins Byers & Co to highlight an upcoming race or ride you don’t want to miss.  Check the Ride and Run page for the latest!



Upcoming Events


Please visit their website and facebook page for more information on all events.

Fleet Feet Sports Decatur, IL 1090 W. Wood St. Decatur, IL 62522 217-330-9904




The Team Soy Ticket Window

The Team Soy Ticket Window

Want tickets to see Fighting Illini Men’s Basketball in action? WSOY and JL Hubbard Insurance & Bonds are sending you to see the Fighting Illini all season long!  There are multiple ways to qualify to win!

  • Listen to Byers & Co every morning for JL Hubbard Insurance and Bonds Ticket Window to open. When we open the phones, be the correct caller at 875-1340.
  • Like Brian Byers AND NowDecatur on Facebook and Twitter (@Byers_Brian and @NowDecatur) for additional chances to qualify.

Fighting Illini Men’s Basketball tickets could be yours with JL Hubbard Insurance & Bonds, WSOY and NowDecatur!


Big Tournament Giveaway

Big Tournament Giveaway


You could win

2 tickets to the
2016 NCAA Division I
Men’s Basketball Championship Midwest Regional
March 25 – 27, 2016
United Center, Chicago

Bud and Bud Light drink specials
at each location!

You Need to know

You can only register during our live broadcasts!
You must be present to win.

There will be 1 winner who receives 2 tickets at each location.
Winners will receive either tickets to the round of 16 or the quarterfinals.
Tickets include food and beverages.