Three Actors Voice the Whole Show — Really!
Millikin University is pleased to welcome “The Intergalactic Nemesis Live-Action Graphic Novel Show” to Kirkland Fine Arts Center this Sat. evening at 7:30. Just three actors voice the dozens of characters in the show.
Thunderstorms Play Havoc with Marathon
Thunder storms caused the 2015 Christie Clinic Illinois Marathon to be cancelled halfway through the race. The rain didn’t the winner, David Tuweither — he covered the 26.2 mile course in just under two hours and 24 minutes.
Another Water Rate Hike in Decatur
The third and final water rate adjustment for Decatur’s Reliable Water System Program starts May 1. The 25% increase will fund several important water capital projects in the Decatur area.
“Finding Your Voice Through Art”
Blue Connection, Millikin University’s student-run retail art gallery, on N. Water St. in Decatur, will host “Finding Your Voice Through Art” Fri. 5 to 7:30. It’s free and open to the public.
Decatur BOE Holds Special Open Session Today
The Decatur Public School District #61 BOE will hold a Special Called Open Session Meeting this afternoon at 5 to reorganize the Board of Education. It’ll be held in the 1st floor board room in the Keil Administration Building.
Recount Results in Christian County
Last week’s recount at the Christian County Courthouse for the Kincaid Village Board, confirmed Denise Evans did win the election over Bill Jarrett. Back on April 7th’s election, Evans defeated Jarrett 115–114.
Settlement In Landfill Dispute
Settling a battle over the landfill in DeWitt County. The county board approves a deal with Clinton Landfill. The company agrees to pay the county unpaid fees…just over a million dollars and the company will not put dangerous PCB’s — an industrial waste — in the landfill.
Sangamon River Canoe Trips
The Macon County Conservation District is offering a special canoe trip down a portion of the Sangamon River on May 2 from 10 to 1. Space is limited to 7 canoes. Pre-register by May 1 at maconcountyconservation.org.
MU Receives Fellowship Funding
The American Chemical Society’s Project SEED summer research program has awarded Millikin University $7,000 in fellowship funds. Another $500 came from the Decatur-Springfield ACS Chapter.