WATCH: Chemistry Camp

WATCH: Chemistry Camp

June 24th, 2019- The Millikin University Chemistry Department and Center for Entrepreneurship are proud to partner again this year for Chemistry Camp. The week long camp offers hands-on research, presentations by area science professionals, preparation for scholarship-ready science projects, and a demonstration dinner on Friday evening for families & teachers.

City Council Preview

City Council Preview

June 24, 2019 – Tonight, the Decatur City Council will pick up where they left off following a May 13th study session focused on Neighborhood Revitalization. The meeting, which will be held at the Main Street Church of the Living God instead of Council Chambers, will present updated data from the Greater Opportunity Zone Urban Core Area.  The council also plans to continue to study partnerships with faith based organizations, and target neighborhoods for specific focus.   

Using A Cell Phone While Driving Becomes Moving Violation

Using A Cell Phone While Driving Becomes Moving Violation

June 24, 2019 – Beginning next month drivers in Illinois caught by police using their cell phone behind the wheel will be charged with a moving violation. That means a guilty infraction will go toward the state’s three-strikes rule that suspends a driver’s license after three moving infractions a year. Contrary to a number of reports, an Illinois State Police spokeswoman said officers will still be able to let drivers off with a warning. 

Carr Named to RCC Board of Trustees

Carr Named to RCC Board of Trustees

June 24, 2019 – Vicki Carr, of Macon, has been named the new trustee for the Richland Community College Board of Trustees after a special meeting was held. Carr is a graduate of Richland Community College, receiving her Associate Degree in Applied Science Management in 1990. The RCC board says Carr brings a great deal of experience with her having served on the Meridian School Board for the last 16 years, serving as President for seven of those years. She is currently employed as a Field Manager for Public Records Law Bulletin Media. 

Schedule of Fireworks Displays

Schedule of Fireworks Displays

Check back for updates.

Mt Zion- Blue Ribbon Night

What: Food Vendors, Fireworks
Where: Fletcher Park
When: July 3, 2019 / 6:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.

Decatur 4th of July Activities

What: Road Run, Performances, Fireworks Display, Shake the Lake
Where: Nelson Park and Lakeshore Landing
When: July 4, 2019/ 8:00 a.m.

Arthur Freedom Celebration

What: Craft Show, Parade, Vendors, Petting Zoo, Performances, Fireworks
Where: Jurgens Park and Downtown Arthur
When: June 29, 2019

Arcola Fireworks Display

What: Fireworks Show
Where: Kelle Moore Park Pavillion
When: June 30, 2019/ Fireworks begin at dusk.

Moweaqua Fireworks

July 4, 2019
North Park, 809 Putnum Rd
Moweaqua, IL
Monticello Fireworks Train 2019
July 3, 2019 – 8:00 – 10:30 PM
Wabash Depot, 200 E Livingston St
WATCH: Buti & Boards

WATCH: Buti & Boards

June 24th, 2019- Buti & Boards, a lakeside yoga class that will absolutely get you up and off your seat. An outdoor experience that explores yoga, tribal dance and paddle boarding.

WATCH: Roller Derby

WATCH: Roller Derby

June 24th, 2019- The Prairieland Punishers Season came to end over the weekend. Heading into their last match the Punishers were 6-2. But ended the season with a win giving them a 2019 record of 7-2.

PHOTOS: Messy Camp

PHOTOS: Messy Camp

June 21st, 2019- The Children’s Museum hosts its Summer Zoo Kids program this morning with the them of Getting Messy. Kids were able to paint using unique methods, like catapults, tractors, and tennis balls.

WATCH: Decatur Brew Works Bikini Tree Beer

WATCH: Decatur Brew Works Bikini Tree Beer

June 21st, 2019- Decatur Brew Works launches its new Summertime beer in honor of a local Decatur tradition the Bikini Tree. Only two barrels were made for the summer season, better get it while you can!