“A Night in Paris”
Shelbyville High School’s “A Night in Paris” Prom will be held April 26 at the high school gym beginning at 8. Post prom will be held at Moulton Middle School with a breakfast at 5 a.m.
Company Needed to Manage Docks at Nelson Park
The city of Decatur and the Decatur Park District are looking for outside help to manage the docks at the Nelson Park lakefront development. Responses are due to the city by May 30.
Urbana Police Want Tasers
Most police agencies around Champaign County have tasers — now Urbana officers want them as well. Chief Pat Connolly will present the idea at the city council meeting April 28.
Head-On Crash in Blue Mound
ISP is investigating a head-on crash on Rte. 48 in Blue Mound. A car tried to pass another, and hit an 18-wheeler. The driver of the car was taken to St. Mary’s Hospital with minor injuries.
Man Arrested for Punching Two Women
Decatur Police arrested Eric Currie, 32, after an officer saw him punch two women on North Railroad Ave. One of the women was holding the hand of a 4-year-old child.
American Idol Coming to Springfield
The American Idol tour will be stopping in Springfield this summer. The season 13 finalists will perform at the State Fair on Fri, Aug. 8th. Tickets go on sale at Ticketmaster May 10.
New Member of Logan County Board
There’s a new member on the Logan County Board — Emily Davenport will take over the seat vacated by Terry Carlton, who left the board last Dec.
Funny-Money Passed at UI Champaign
Someone tried to pass two counterfeit $5’s at the ARC on the UI/Champaign campus. An alert worker notice both bills had the same serial number. The person with the funny-money took off before police arrived.
Christian County Cracking Down on Drugs
10 people were arrested this week on drug charges in Taylorville. Law enforcement is cracking down on drugs in Christian County, and still have a few outstanding warrants to serve.