The Dove Domestic Violence Program is holding a “A Night of Awareness” Sept. 25 at the Decatur Public Library’s Madden Auditorium. The event is open to the public.
CAPCIL has begun scheduling appointments for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program — LIHEAP. The service area includes DeWitt, Logan, Menard, and Piatt counties.
Recently, the Decatur Housing Authority has responded to about 15 cases of bed bugs at The Lexington Apartments. In one case, a man threw out his bed and was sleeping on an air mattress. Bug spraying didn’t work — but, an exterminator did. Now, no more bugs.
Art project grants are available from the Decatur Area Arts Council for schools and non– profits in Macon County, and Clinton, Pana, and Taylorville. Grant deadlines are Oct. 1, Feb. 2, and May 1.
Piatt County ballots will have 10 referendum questions this Nov. No single ballot will include all 10, but voters who live in the Monticello School District and Northern Piatt Fire Protection could have as many as eight.
Another scam in Macon County — someone calls and says there’s a problem with your computer. They’ll be happy to fix it — just give them your credit card info. Don’t do it, it’s a scam.
Taylorville Schools Superintendent, Dr. Greg Fursteneau, says it’s getting tougher and tougher for schools to meet unfunded state mandates. Illinois Schools have only been receiving 89% of their usual funding.
The first Monticello-based Ride for Recreation will be held Oct. 11. The ride leaves the Livingston Center and includes routes of 10, 20, and 36 miles, and a 60-miler that goes into Macon County.
A street fight last weekend on West Macon St. in Decatur may have started when one man kissed another man at a party. Four people were stabbed. Decatur Police arrested one 18-year-old and say more arrests are possible.
EquiPower Resources Corporation, has sold the Kincaid Power Station to Kynegy, Incorporated. EquiPower bought the station less than a year ago. The transaction should take place by the end of first quarter 2015.