01:23am, 08/23/14
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Volunteers Needed in Lincoln
“Together for Lincoln” needs volunteers for their Project Day, Sept. 21. Right now they have 75 committed volunteers. If they don’t get more, weatherization and general assistance projects may have to be put off until next year.
08/22/2014 06:00:22am
Piatt County School Superintendent is All Wet
Piatt County School Superintendent, Vic Zimmerman, got all wet on the first day of school. He took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Zimmerman donated, and of course, got soaked.
08/22/2014 05:59:30am
Shelbyville City Council Hands Out Raises
Shelbyville City Council has approved raises for elected officials. Four city commissioners will get $125 more a month. The mayor will receive a $250 monthly increase.
08/22/2014 05:58:26am
Resurfacing of Lakeshore Drive Begins in Decatur
The IDOT begins resurfacing almost 4 miles of Lake Shore Dr. this morning between Eldorado St. and the US 51 bridge in Decatur. Motorists should expect delays in the area. Also, a sewer line 50 feet below Lake Shore Dr. is being rehabbed.
08/22/2014 05:57:31am
Welcome Back MU Students
On Mon. and Tues, from 7:30 to 10, Westminster Presbyterian Church in Decatur welcomes MU students back to campus with snacks and water. Thurs. evening from 5 to 8, students will be served dinner at the church.
08/22/2014 05:56:40am
Taylorville Schools are ‘Cool’
Taylorville schools will no longer have to cancel classes or dismiss students early because of hot weather. Superintendent Dr. Greg Fursteneau says all school buildings are now air conditioned.
08/22/2014 05:55:30am
Coles County Branch Bank Robbed
Coles County Sheriffs are looking for the man who robbed the First Farmers Bank & Trust branch on the town square in Oakland. The guy grabbed some cash and took off on foot. No one was hurt.
08/22/2014 05:54:40am
Decatur Public Schools Dismissing an Hour Early Today
Due to the heat, Decatur Public Schools will dismiss one hour early today. Students will be dropped off at their bus stops one hour early. Also, afternoon Pershing Early Learning Center classes are cancelled.
08/22/2014 05:53:43am
United Way’s Day of Action
The Salvation Army in Decatur is taking part in the United Way’s Day of Action — two days, actually, tomorrow and Sat, from 9 to noon. Crews will be landscaping around the building, planting, and spreading mulch.
08/21/2014 06:20:27am
Another Candidate for Decatur City Council
There’s another candidate for Decatur City Council. Derrick Thaxton is now in the running along with Lisa Gregory and David Horn. Three 4-year seats will be up for election in the spring.
08/21/2014 06:19:40am
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