Census Education in Schools

Census Education in Schools

July 17, 2019 – The U.S. Census is seeking Illinois school teachers to spread the word about an accurate census count in 2020. The Illinois State Board of Education says that the Census Bureau’s Statistics in Schools program invites pre-K through 12th grade teachers to serve as ambassadors. Ambassadors will help educate students about the importance of an accurate population count and take that information home to families.The count affects Illinois’ representation in Congress and the size of federal education grants for the next decade. The General Assembly has allocated $29 million to efforts to ensure an accurate count, among the nation’s larger state investments. 

Keeping Your Packages Safe On Your Doorstep

Keeping Your Packages Safe On Your Doorstep

July 17, 2019 – With the conclusion of Amazon Prime Days and one of the biggest online shopping events of the year, local law enforcement is providing tips to keep your soon-to-arrive packages out of the wrong hands. The prevalence of smart technology home monitoring devices like the “Ring” have helped to curb doorstep theft, but what if you don’t have one of these devices? Macon County Sheriff Tony Brown: 

Additional tips include not including travel itineraries on social media if you plan to be out of town when a package arrives, hiring a house sitter and make your home appear occupied when you are absent.  

WATCH: Ball Runner Training

WATCH: Ball Runner Training

July 16th, 2019- The Decatur Athletic Club is gearing up for the 2019 USTA/Ursula Beck Pro Tennis Classic as they host Ball Runner Training Sessions.

LISTEN: La Fondita Farewell

LISTEN: La Fondita Farewell

July 16th, 2019- What has been a family and Decatur favorite for 15 years now is finally closing it’s doors, Mexican and American Cuisine Restaurant; La Fondita will be closing its doors at the end of the month.