The Third Annual Kids Running for Kids will be held tomorrow morning at 10 at the Forsyth Village Park-Big Pavilion. The event is free, but donations for the Ronald McDonald House are appreciated.
The outside westbound driving lane of Mound Rd. in Decatur, from Martin Luther King Jr. Drive to East Court Dr, will be closed this morning until Mon. morning at 6. Crews are doing utility adjustments.
Lincoln Police and the Logan County Coroner are investigating the death of Timothy Foley, 24, who died at his home this week. An autopsy was performed in Bloomington but no further info is available.
A Decatur man has been sentenced to 11 years in prison for spraying oven cleaner on a 1-year-old boy and severely burning him. Cory Patterson, 24, first told Decatur police the boy burned himself on hot water.
Millikin University will host its annual Halloween in the Halls Sun. from noon to 3 for ages 2 to 12. This free event provides a safe place for the kids to go trick-or-treating.
The future of an Elkhart mine, and more than 300 jobs, remains unclear. The Logan County Board voted this week to delay the decision on a zoning request for the Viper Mine. The issue will be addressed at the next meeting in mid-Nov.
Work continues on Lake Shore Drive in Decatur. Crews will be doing asphalt paving on the ramps from US 36 to US 51, beginning Mon. evening at 7 and continuing for two weeks. The ramps will open at 6 each morning.
The Mt. Pulaski Water Department will flush the city’s water mains next Tues. and Wed. from 10pm to 4 am. The flushing will cause the water to turn cloudy, but it’ll still be safe to drink.
The DISC in Decatur begins Super Sat. Recess this Sat. through Jan. 31 for kids ages 4 to 11. Activities from 10 to noon include inflatables, scooters, basketball, tumbling and more.
Wet fields have slowed down what could very well be a record corn harvest in Illinois. Farmers in Logan County are seeing fields yeild an average of over 250 bushels an acre. Farmers say harvesting will likely run into early Nov.