Archives for February 2014

Anniversary Celebration in Mt. Zion

The Mt. Zion Foundation For Quality Education is celebrating its 21st anniversary with their annual Student Benefit Auction. It’s at the Mt. Zion Convention Center next Fri. evening starting at 7.

Gowin Parc Expansion in Taylorville

Construction is underway on the expansion at Gowin Parc in Taylorville. When completed, Gowin Parc will have 19 new memory care assisted living apartments.

Preliminary Hearing Set for Kincaid Mayor

A preliminary hearing has been set in April for Kincaid Mayor Doug Thomas. Christian County Sheriffs arrested Thomas for violating an order of protection and being in possession of a controlled substance.

Rantoul Police Investigating Break-Ins

Rantoul police are looking for Frankie Sutton who they say may be involved in two residential break-ins in the Golfview area. Gaming consoles, video games, and a wallet were stolen.

Will Decatur Issue Same-Sex Marriage Licenses?

Macon County Clerk, Steve Bean, says he’ll make a decision next week whether his office will follow Champaign County’s decision to issue same-sex marriage licenses.

Workers Needed for Decatur Dredging Project

The Lake Decatur dredging project needs workers. Another job fair will be held today from 9 to 6 at the Decatur Public Library.

New Program in Logan County

There’s a new program in Logan County called the Property Fraud Alert. It’ll alert registered people when anything is filed with the recorder in that person’s name through participating counties.

Hospital Visitor Restrictions Lifted

With flu cases declining, Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln, Memorial Medical Center in Springfield, and Taylorville Memorial Hospital, have lifted their visitor restrictions

Watch Out – Phone Scam in DeWitt County

Another scam is making the rounds in DeWitt County. Someone calls and asks you to send in a sum of money in exchange for a larger amount. Right.

Decatur BOE to Hold Open Work Session

The Decatur Public School District #61 BOE will hold an Open Work Session Mon. from 5 to 7 in the Keil Administration Building to discuss the budget for the 2014/15 school year.