Mitchell Trubisky throws at Monday’s practice

Mitchell Trubisky throws at Monday’s practice

The Bears had hoped their starting quarterback would return this week after their off week. Mitchell Trubisky returned to practice Monday. It remains to be seen whether he will return to game action Sunday against the Saints. “His situation again for us is just seeing exactly where he’s at with pain,” coach Matt Nagy said [more]

Feed the Farmers 2019

Feed the Farmers 2019

 

Macon County Farm Bureau and 95Q are teaming up to give back to the farming community this harvest season.

We’ll be making stops at different grain elevators and serving free barbecue lunches to the first 100 farmers that come through.

We will be serving barbecue sandwiches, chips, drinks and popcorn to the first 100 farmers.

Date: Tuesday, October 15th

Time: 11am – 1pm

Location: 200 W. Main St. Dalton City, IL

Date: Thursday, October 17th

Time: 11am – 1pm

Location: 105 Railroad Ave. Blue Mound, IL

Date: Tuesday, October 22nd

Time: 11am – 1pm

Location: 391 E. Lewis St. Niantic, IL

Date: Thursday, October 24th

Time: 11am – 1pm

Location: 593 Emery Rd. Maroa, IL

LISTEN: Food Drive Kick Off at Salvation Army

LISTEN: Food Drive Kick Off at Salvation Army

September 30,2019 – It’s WSOY Community Food Drive Week!  To kick the week off, Byers & Co broadcast live from the Salvation Army to visit with some of the agencies that benefit from the food drive.  Make sure you join us this coming Friday, October 4th from 6am to 6pm at the Kroger on Rt 36 for the 18th Annual WSOY Community Food Drive. Click HERE to find out more and to donate!

 

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PHOTOS: Platinum Rock Legends at the Devon

PHOTOS: Platinum Rock Legends at the Devon

September 20, 2019 – NowDecatur closed our the regular season with the “Platinum Rock Legends” show at the Devon. Part of our Charlie 10, driven by the Bob Brady Auto Group and presented by Limitess Decatur and Neuhoff Media. Listen to a podcast with Band Member Jamie Allen and Check out the photos now!

 

The Charlie 10! With the Bob Brady Auto Group

The Charlie 10! With the Bob Brady Auto Group

Bob Brady Auto Mall is EXTENDING Summer through September and October, thanks to their dog Charlie! Bob Brady Auto Mall, Neuhoff Media and Limitless Decatur & Macon County is bringing you the Charlie 10, 2 months and 10 must-do events to attend this fall. THANKS CHARLIE!

1. Fido Scurry – Sept. 7th

Fido Scurry is a 5K run/ walk and pet parade held at Fairview Park. Proceeds benefited DMCASF and Decatur Park District’s Fido Fields.

 

2. Ron English Decatur Pop-Mart – Sept. 20

Ron English and his Pop-Up Designer Toy Shop was in Decatur for one night only! It was a chance to meet Ron and purchase one of his amazing toys, as well as his latest book, “Original Grin.” Ron’s toys are works of art that are coveted by collectors around the world. One of the most prolific and recognizable artists alive today, Decatur-native Ron English has bombed the global landscape with unforgettable images, on the street, in museums, in movies, books, and television.

3. The D-Town Throwdown – Sept. 21st

The D-Town Throwdown is a 2-day, team-based fitness competition, comprised of teams of 3 males and 3 females, held at CrossFit Enhance in Decatur, Illinois. The competition features Rx, Scaled, and Masters divisions, and is renowned as one of the highest quality fitness competitions in the Midwest.

 

 

4. Harry Potter Fest at the Decatur Area Arts Council – Sept. 27th

Dress as your favorite character, take a trip to Hogwarts and meet some of its professors.  Burst through platform 9 3/4, head to the sorting hat to find out which house you belong to, visit Honey Dukes Candy Shop, Ollivanders Wand Shop, Gringotts Bank and much more!  Try your hand a Quidditch, Harry Potter Pictionary and Bingo and other Harry Potter Games.  There will also be Harry Potter Crafts like wand making, potions class and Have You Seen this Wizard and Flying Ford Anglia photo ops.  Lots of snacks, food and butterbeer as well.  Harry Potter Fans absolutely will not want to miss this fun event!

5. Platinum Rock Legends at the Devon – September 27th

Closing out the amazing and successful first regular season of the Devon, the St. Louis band “Platinum Rock Legends” rocked the house!   Check out the full photo gallery HERE.

 

6. Apple Pork Festival in Clinton – Sept.28-29th

An estimated 80,000 visitors attend the festival each year, located at the C.H. Moore Homestead DeWitt County Museum grounds. This unique harvest festival features more than 25 food stands offering numerous old-fashioned food items; a juried art show; 19th century craft demonstrations and sales; tours of the historical C.H. Moore Mansion; an antique tractor show; live musical entertainment; meal grinding, rope-making, woodcarving and blacksmith demonstrations, a large flea market with over 250 dealers; and much more. To see the full photo gallery, CLICK HERE

          

 

7. Decatur Pride – Oct. 5th

The second annual pride Fest in downtown Decatur celebrated inclusion, educationarts and advocacy for the LBGTQ community. The event, held in downtown Decatur included an opening ceremony, family friendly activities, agency and retail vendors, a pet pride parade, live music and drag shows.  Organizations such as growing strong sexual assault center and Fifth street renaissance mobile services and PFLAG (P-flag), a group for family advocates for the LGBTQ community were on hand with information and services for attendees. Though Pride month is celebrated in June, event organizers moved the event to October this year so as not to compete with numerous festivals and parades held in June.  Check out the photo gallery HERE

 

8. Scareport – October 19th

Lace up, dress up, and join the Decatur Park District for a 1-mile Tot Trot, 5K or 10K run on the lighted runway. Prizes in all age divisions and awards for best costume. After Party with a LaGondola Spaghetti dinner at Gaitros Aviation FBO! Register by October 7 to guarantee a shirt. Click here for more

 

9. Boo at the Zoo- Neuhoff Night! – Oct 25th

Celebrate a safe Halloween with fun for the entire family during Neuhoff Night at Boo at the Zoo!

 

10. Halloween BASH at the Devon – October 26th

Join us for an adults only Halloween Bash done only the way The Devon can do it! Must be at least 18 years old to attend. All tickets are $7 in advance, $10 at the gate. Don’t miss our first Halloween Bash with live music from Riverbottom Nightmare Band from 7-10 p.m. and costume contests to win prizes. If you come in costume, you will even have a chance to win a pair of season tickets for the 2020 season at The Devon.All tickets are general admission, so please bring a lawn chair if you want to guarantee a seat. All regular rules and policies still apply. Food and drink will be available for purchase. (NOTE: No guests may bring any weapons or artificial weapons as part of a costume.)