Not One. Not Two. But Three Deer

A Tay­lorville woman encoun­tered three deer while she was dri­ving on County Hwy. 12 just west of Pana. Michelle Becker, 27, avoided two deer but couldn’t avoid a third. She wasn’t hurt, but the left front of her SUV was damaged.

Partial Solar Eclipse

Weather per­mit­ting, tomorrow’s par­tial solar eclipse will be view­able from the greater Decatur area. It begins at 4:36 tomor­row after­noon and ends at sun­set, around 6.

Decatur’s Noise Ordinance

City Coun­cil plans a study ses­sion about Decatur’s noise ordi­nance. You can get a ticket if your music can be heard 75 feet from your car, and your car can be towed for the first vio­la­tion. There’s also hun­dreds of dol­lars in fees.

Are You Owed Unclaimed Property?

There’s over $9 mil­lion in unclaimed proberty in Macon County — is some of it yours? Find out Fri. at Illi­nois State Trea­surer Dan Rutherford’s I-Cash event at Ever­green Place in Decatur from 12:30 to 2. Ruther­ford will be there at 1.

USPS Needs Holiday Help

USPS is accept­ing appli­ca­tions for tem­po­rary mail han­dlers for the hol­i­day sea­son. The spots are at Springfield’s Pro­cess­ing and Dis­tri­b­u­tion Cen­ter. Apply online through Thurs. at