Springfield Airport Sets Record
Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport in Springfield has recorded a 10-year high in it’s number of passengers — 174,000 in 2014. One reason may be the Florida service offered through Allegiant Air.
Decatur City Clerk Resigns
After three years as Decatur city clerk and more than 25 with the city, Linda Swartz, 54, is retiring April 24. She says she wants to seek new adventures, share her skills with others, and continue to learn.
SUV Crashes into Subway Restaurant in Decatur
No one was hurt when an SUV crashed through the window of the Subway restaurant on E. Pershing Rd. in Decatur. The 41-year-old female driver said she lost control while pulling into a parking spot.
Volunteer Training at Scovill Zoo
Scovill Zoo will hold volunteer training classes Feb. 3 through April 7 from 9 to noon every Tues. No experience is needed and the training sessions are free.
Gov. Wants to Get to Know General Assembly Members
State Rep, Bill Mitchell of Forsyth, saw the movie American Sniper in Springfield over the weekend — with Gov. Bruce Rauner. The Gov. says he wants to get to know General Assembly members.
A Section of E. Condit St. in Decatur is Closed TFN
The 800 and 900 blocks of East Condit St. in Decatur, remain closed TFN. Crews are repairing the Pump Station at the underpass between Clinton and Calhoun Sts. Pedestrians and motorists are encouraged to seek an alternate route.
Lake Shelbyville Volunteers Assoc. is Holding Gun Raffles
Gun raffles are growing in popularity as a way for non-profits to raise a lot of money fast. The Lake Volunteers Association, which puts together programs at Lake Shelbyville, is raffling off 52 guns in 52 weeks. Tickets are $100.
Gov. at RCC Today
Governor Rauner will be at Richland Community college today at 1 in the Shilling Community Education Center. The Gov. will discuss more of the state’s structural challenges.
A Section of East Condit in Decatur is Closed TFN
The 800 and 900 blocks of East Condit St. in Decatur are closed until further notice. Crews are doing emergency repair work to the Pump Station at the underpass between Clinton and Calhoun Sts.