Macon County Republican Women Meeting
The Macon County Republican Women meet August 5, at 6 at Coz’ Pizza and Pub in Mt Zion. Guest Speaker, Jim Owens from the Mt Zion Armory, will discuss Concealed Carry and Licensing.
Portion of North Oakland Ave in Decatur Closed
The western most southbound lane of the 2700 block of North Oakland Ave, at Corson Ave, in Decatur, will be closed this morning until around 7 Wed. morning. Crews will be repairing a manhole.
Building Collapses in Taylorville
Taylorville Police have blocked the junction of West Main Cross and South Main after part of a building collapsed. No vehicle or pedestrian traffic through that area. No injuries have been reported and no word on why the building collapsed.
Scovill Zoo’s Endangered Species Carousel Getting Spruced Up
Some work will be done on Scovill Zoo’s Endangered Species Carousel today and tomorrow. Crews will be repainting and doing some maintenance on the carousel. Over 300,000 people have ridden the carousel in the past 11 years.
Section of Macon County Highway 25 Down to One Lane
Weather permitting, Macon County Highway 25 will be reduced to one lane of traffic today and tomorrow from 6:30 to 2:30. Crews will be oiling the roadway. Slow down and watch for flagmen.
Decatur Celebration Starts Friday
The Decatur Celebration begins this week. Thousands of people will fill the streets of downtown Decatur and enjoy all types of entertainment. The celebration starts this Fri. and runs through Sun.
Break-in at Decatur’s African American Museum
Decatur Police continue to investigate a break-in at Decatur’s African American Cultural Museum. Several items were missing — a computer monitor, a flat screen tv, a v-c-r, and a video projector.
New Director at Castle Manor Supportive Living
Castle Manor Supportive Living in Logan County has a new Director. Lisa Dever says she’s enjoying getting to know all the residents of Castle Manor, which is affiliated with St. Clara’s Manor in Lincoln.
Car Crash in Front of Christian County Sheriffs Office
Taylorville Police released details on a car that crashed through a brick wall in front of the Christian County Sheriff’s Office. Kimberly Snow, 30, of Taylorville, was not seriously injured. She may have hit the gas instead of the brake.