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Nearly fatal heart attack sparks ‘lifelong friendship’

TUSCOLA, Ill. (WCIA) – On June 17, David Connour got a second chance at life. In return, the man who saved him got a new best friend. “He is special to me. If it wasn’t for him, I wouldn’t be here,” he said. Connour was helping build a house when he collapsed outside. Luckily, former […]
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LISTEN: Mayor Julie Moore Wolfe on Byers & Co

June 27, 2022 -Mayor Julie Moore Wolfe joined Byers & Co for her weekly City of Decatur update. She also discussed why it’s important for Decatur of have a good relationship with elected officials in the IL House and Senate. Listen to the podcast now.

Soy City Tuner Club hosts inaugural Cars for a Cause event

June 26, 2022- There is a new organization in town, and it’s called Soy City Tuner Club. Soy City Tuner Club is a newly formed group of car enthusiasts in the Decatur Macon County area. The group’s mission is to bring the community together and give back to the...
Herald & Review

Donald Trump recognizes Oberheim family during rally

MENDON — The family of fallen Champaign police officer and Decatur native Chris Oberheim was recognized by former President Donald Trump at a rally Saturday night in Adams County. "Although there is nothing we can do to fill the void that’s in your hearts, please know you have the...

Buckley Dutchmasters sweep Arcola to improve to 9-1

ARCOLA – The Buckley Dutchmasters swept its Eastern Illinois Baseball League doubleheader against the Arcola Riders on Sunday, winning 14-2 in game one and 15-3 in game two. Evan Regez hit 3-for-3 with a grand slam home run, a double, five RBIs and three runs scored in game one while Grant Pohlman went 2-for-3 with a home run, a double and four RBIs. Drake Schrodt hit 2-for-3 with three runs scored while Josh Krumwiede also hit 2-for-3 with an RBI and Nathan Walker also contributed an RBI.

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It’s not unusual to see the Mahomet-Seymour Board of Education approve facility projects. Over the last decade, the district has erected an elementary school, put on an addition and renovated the building; made upgrades including a new roof and bathrooms in Lincoln Trail Elementary; updated the Mahomet-Seymour High School fieldhouse and administrative offices, to name a few projects.
Herald & Review

Watch now: Tuscola's Alyssa Williams is the Girls Track Athlete of the Year for 2022

TUSCOLA — For Tuscola track star Alyssa Williams, her team's Class 1A State Track championship came at the perfect time. It was the first girls team state title for the Warriors in school history and it came just a month before celebrating the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Title IX legislation that began the equalization between female and male athletic competition.
Effingham Radio

Charles E. Bruner, Sr., 87

Charles E. Bruner, Sr., age 87, of Willow Hill passed away Sunday, June 26, 2022 at the Villas of Holly Brook, Charleston, Illinois. Funeral services celebrating Charles’s life will be held at 3:00 p.m., Thursday, June 30, 2022 at the Crain Funeral Home, Newton with Bro. Larry Matson officiating. Visitation will be held from 1:00 p.m. until time of services Thursday, June 30th in the funeral home. Burial will be in the Mound Cemetery with military rites by Jasper Post No. 20 of the American Legion.
Effingham Radio

JoAnn Huber, 87

JoAnn Huber, 87, of Shelbyville, IL, passed away at 2:50 a.m. Friday, June 24, 2022 in Shelbyville Manor. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 a.m. Monday, June 27, 2022 in Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Shelbyville, IL with Father Pawel Augustyniak as Celebrant. Visitation will be from 5:00-7:00 p.m. Sunday, June 26, 2022 in Howe and Yockey Funeral Home, Shelbyville, IL and from 9:00-10:00 a.m. Monday in the church. Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery, Shelbyville, IL. Memorials may be given to St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital.
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Roberta Mildred “Bobbi” Workman, 85

Roberta Mildred “Bobbi” Workman, 85, of Effingham, IL, passed away at 8:57 a.m. Tuesday, June 21, 2022 at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Care Center, Mattoon, IL. Private family graveside services will be held at Stewardson Cemetery, Stewardson, IL at a later date. Arrangements are by Howe and Yockey Funeral Home, Shelbyville, IL. Memorials may be given to Crossroads Free Will Baptist Church in Effingham or donor’s choice, and mailed to Howe and Yockey Funeral Home, 415 North Broadway, Shelbyville, IL 62565.
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Ruth Marvella Deadmond, 84

Ruth Marvella Deadmond 84, Neoga, Illinois, passed away at 7:50 PM Thursday June 23, 2022 in her residence. She was born August 10, 1937 in Cumberland County, Illinois the daughter of Albert Adolph and Rufina Ida (Durdel) Koester. She married Raymond F. Deadmond August 25, 1956 in Sigel, Illinois. Ruth worked as a Cook for the Neoga Unit District #3 in Neoga, Illinois. She was a member of the St. Paul Lutheran Church and the Ladies Aid in Sigel, Illinois and the Neoga American Legion Auxiliary.

Welcome to Savoy

SAVOY, Ill. (WCIA) – Ask anyone in Savoy, and they probably said the same thing. “I’m so proud to be from Savoy. It’s really blossomed the last few years. It’s really flourished,” Jordan Neal, a Savoy Ambassador, said. They’re proud to be from or live...

Boarman's Roxy Theater In Shelbyville Still Running Strong

Boarman’s Roxy Theater in Shelbyville is staying busy with new showings constantly. Manager Camice Barker says the theater recently received a renovation and adds it couldn’t have been done without community support. Barker says that many assets of the theater had to be replaced. Boarman’s Roxy Theater does...

Mt. Zion community comes together to put on ginormous tournament

MT. ZION, Ill. (WAND) -- Over the course of the last week, Mt. Zion Youth Sports put on a tournament for ages ranging from eight and under to 16 and under, hosting baseball and softball games. Teams from all over central Illinois traveled to take part in the tournament that...