The Decatur Park District’s Winter Softball Camp at the DISC is Fri, 2 to 6 for ages 8 to 13, Sat, 1 to 5 for ages 14 to 18. MU players and coaches will teach fundamentals of the game.
President Obama’s speech in Springfield, in the Illinois House tomorrow is NOT open to the public. He’ll speak about building better politics.
Pre-school screenings and kindergarten pre-registration will be held in Shelbyville April 5 and 6 at the Holy Cross Lutheran Church on N. Chestnut St. Screenings take about 1 1/2 hours and are free.
Lincoln Police responded to pedestrian-car accident in the 1600 block of Broadway St. A 10-year-old boy ran into the road and was hit. At last report, he was in stable condition. No arrests or citations at this time.
Millikin University and Lake Land College host a press conference tomorrow morning at 10:30 to announce a reverse transfer agreement. It’ll benefit students who transfer from Lake Land to MU before earning their associate degree.
When Taylorville crews arrived at a garage fire on Laurel Ct, it was fully engulfed in flames. No injuries – investigators are still trying to figure out how it started.
Voters in Hickory Point 1 and 12 precincts, including the Village of Forsyth, have a new polling place. It’s at the Maroa Forsyth Grade School on E. Shafer St. in Forsyth.
Christian County Sheriffs are investigating a fatal crash on North Rd. in Pana Township. Matthew Swisher, 37, of Pana, was seriously hurt when he lost control and flipped. Passenger, Kevin Thompson, 43, died at the scene. Swisher was cited for DUI.
Millikin University welcomes the cast of “Celtic Nights – Spirit of Freedom” to Kirkland Fine Arts Center Feb. 19. Celtic Nights is Ireland’s showcase ensemble for music and dance.
Another phone scam is making the rounds in Decatur. Someone calls claiming to be with the Macon County Sheriffs Dept, saying you missed a grand jury and have to pay a fine. What’s your credit card number? Don’t fall for it – it’s a scam.