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Historic tavern The Lodge off 66 has new owners

One of Logan County’s oldest existing watering holes is getting new owners. The bar formerly known as Sugar Creek Lodge and before that Tom’s Lodge, 2265 900th Ave., Hartsburg, on Route 121 has been purchased by Kristi Powell and Randy Jones, both of Lincoln. Powell and Jones purchased...
LOGAN COUNTY, IL
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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.
DECATUR, IL
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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...
DECATUR, IL
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...
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Stepping down

HIGH POINT — Were it not for the persistence of another High Point neurologist, Dr. Keith Miller might still be practicing in Buffalo. Instead, Miller migrated south to ply his trade, and Buffalo’s loss was High Point’s gain. Today, nearly 35 years later, Miller stands on the brink of retirement — his last day will be Friday — as he hangs up his stethoscope after a long, distinguished career as a neurologist in High Point and Thomasville.
HIGH POINT, NC

Prairie Flyers brings DeWitt Co. aviation to life

CLINTON, Ill. (WCIA) — People in central Illinois have a chance to explore the stories and history of DeWitt County at the Prairie Flyers exhibition. Most of the exhibits are about local pilots that grew up in the county. Edith Brady-Lunny, a volunteer with the DeWitt County Museum, said it’s important to make sure people […]
CLINTON, IL

Bond set for man accused of leading Decatur Police on chase

DECATUR, Ill. (WCIA) — Bond was set for a man accused of leading Decatur Police on a chase throughout town Thursday. Jail records indicate bond was set at $250,000 for Patrick Hutton. This comes after officers said he was seen holding a gun in a car near Jasper and Eldorado streets. Police heard a shot […]
DECATUR, IL
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Dead in Decatur Film Festival kicks off

DECATUR, Ill. (WICS/WRSP) — The 2022 Dead in Decatur Film Festival kicked off on Friday. This is the 5th annual independent general film festival. Film fans can catch 18 hours' worth of short and long films from a variety of genres. This year the film festival will be digital.
DECATUR, IL

Wrongful death lawsuit filed against man after wife’s deadly fall

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (WCIA) — A wrongful death lawsuit was filed against a man charged with domestic assault after his wife’s deadly fall in 2019. Bradley Jenkins, Allissa Martin’s husband, was initially arrested in connection to her death. Officials said she died after falling from the seventh floor of a parking garage. Charges against Jenkins […]
SAINT LOUIS, MO
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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...
MOUNT ZION, IL

Man arrested after chase through Decatur

DECATUR, Ill. (WCIA) — Decatur Police arrested a man Thursday evening after he led officers on a chase through town. Police officials said that just before 8 p.m., an officer was stopped in traffic in the area of Jasper and Eldorado Streets when he spotted Patrick Hutton, 26 of Decatur, holding a gun in a […]
DECATUR, IL
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Dr. Jacob Sams performs Illinois' 1st 'smart' total knee replacement

In May, Jacob Sams, MD, performed the first smart total knee replacement in Illinois at Decatur Memorial Hospital, the Herald & Review reported June 23. The new generation of wireless, smart implants are designed to provide personalized data that can be used to optimize outcomes for patients. They allow for improved remote monitoring, tracking steps, range of motion and other metrics for patients and physicians.
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