“Frog Music Hike” at Rock Springs
The Macon County Conservation District will hold a “Frog Music Hike” May 29, from 9 to 11pm at Rock Springs Conservation Area in Decatur. See how many frog species you can catch with a net or by hand. Bring a flashlight.
Shelbyville Auction to Save the Chautauqua Building
An auction will be held June 20 to raise funds to save the Chautauqua Building in Shelbyville. It’ll be held at the Chautauqua Building. Auctions will be held the fourth Sat. of the month through the summer.
Residential Electronics Collection in Decatur
On Sat. June 6th, bring your unwanted electronics — TVs, computers, laptops, printers, microwaves — and so on, to Progress City USA in Decatur. Limit 10 items per vehicle.
Railroad Crossing Repair Tomorrow in Decatur
County Highway 1 — Brush College Rd. — in Decatur, will be closed for railroad crossing repair starting tomorrow morning between Mueller Ave. and Macon County Hwy. 24. It’ll reopen next Tues.
Senior Health & Fitness Day at the DISC
Celebrate National Senior Health & Fitness Day at the DISC next Wed. morning from 8 to 11. It’s free and features free health screenings, healthy snacks, chair massages, and chances to win door prizes.
It’s Spring Clean-Up Time in Decatur
Volunteers are needed to help clean up the greater Decatur area this week. If you can, take part in a group clean up this afternoon from 3 to 6 at GM Square, at Monroe Park.
A Section of So. Willow St. in Decatur is Closed
South Willow St. in Decatur, from Lincoln Park Dr. to 750 South Willow, will be closed through Sat. afternoon around 4. Lincoln Park Dr. remains open. Crews are working under the roadway.
A Downtown Safety Grant Program for Monticello
Monticello’s planning and zoning board endorsed the idea of a Downtown Safety Grant Program. $10,000 would go to upgrade building safety in the area of Livingston, Independence, and Lafayette Sts. The proposal now goes to city council.
Fundraiser for Relay for Life-Piatt County
A drive-thru fundraiser for Relay For Life-Piatt County will be held this afternoon from 4:30 to 6:30. Kirby Lifeguards will be at the ambulance garage selling pork sandwiches and a bottles of water.
New President of Shelby Electric Cooperative
The Board of Directors of Shelby Electric Cooperative have a new President and CEO. Josh Shallenberger succeeds James Coleman, who took a similar job in Texax. Shallenberger takes over as of Sat.