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Decatur Ambulance Service will close in September

DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - HSHS St. Mary's Decatur leadership announced it will dissolve Decatur Ambulance Service. In a statement sent to WAND News on Monday, HSHS said:. "After detailed research and discernment, HSHS St. Mary’s Decatur leadership has decided to dissolve the pre-hospital service line of Decatur Ambulance Service (DAS) in the coming months. We are working in collaboration with city officials to secure another vendor to service the community before the closure of September 1, 2022. Our objective is for the public to not see any disruption in service when the need for emergent care arises.
DECATUR, IL
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Davis displeased with Jan 6 hearings

The January 6 Committee Hearings are on pause until early July, but that’s not stopping one member of congress from commenting on the goings-on in Washington, D.C. Taylorville Republican Rodney Davis says he was originally supposed to be a member of a bipartisan panel examining the information, but that never happened.
TAYLORVILLE, 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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HSHS to close Decatur Ambulance Service on Sept. 1

DECATUR — Efforts are underway to find another emergency medical transport provider after Hospital Sisters Health System confirmed Monday that it would close Decatur Ambulance Service as of Sept. 1. Founded in 1959 and purchased by HSHS St. Mary's in 2018, Decatur Ambulance Service has long been the sole...
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...
CHAMPAIGN, IL
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‘Tire Drive’ collection coming up in Decatur

DECATUR, Ill. (WCIA) — The Macon County Health Department and the Macon Mosquito Abatement District have partnered to address a public safety concern. The issue, in particular, is how unused and discarded tires can be a prime breeding ground for mosquitos, who may carry infections and illnesses, due to how tires are able to hold […]
DECATUR, IL

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
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Breeze-Courier

Olde Bowl youth attend Lindenwood Lions Bowling Camp

ST. CHARLES — Pictured above are the Taylorville Lindenwood Lions bowling camp Attendees. First row from left to right: Macie Johnson, Kylie Callaway, Emma Eyer, Kierstyn Diehl, Abigail Parry. Second row from left to right: Cameron Alberts, AJ Evrley, Ian McGrath, Jack McGrath, Sam Puffenberger, Lions Head Coach Phil Vida.
TAYLORVILLE, IL

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
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Herald & Review

Watch now: Good food and company lure polling judges

DECATUR — Polling judges may want to be contributors to democracy by working 17-hour shifts on election day. However, it's the spread of various foods that keep many of them coming back. Several polling places have tables full of potluck contributions. From chili and soups to fruit trays and...
DECATUR, IL
The Clinton Journal

Boil order issued 06/27

CLINTON — There is a boil order for the area bound by Elm Street to the east, Walnut to the west, White Street to the north, and Van Buren to the South. If you have any questions, call the Water Department at (217) 935-3432.
CLINTON, IL
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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
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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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Bethany Celebration On Now And All Day Saturday

Folks from all over Central Illinois make their way out to Bethany over the weekend. Over 20 food and craft vendors showing up to the Bethany Celebration. Organizer Cassandra Lambdin says vendors came from all over to celebrate Bethany. Fellow organizer Kaytie Orris says the event means a lot to...
BETHANY, IL
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