GasBuddy.com says the national average for a gallon of gas is around $1.99 for Thanksgiving. Prices in Decatur range from a high of $1.83 to a low of $1.73.
During the Thanksgiving holiday travel period ISP will take part in Click it or Ticket and Drive Sober or get Pulled Over. Anyone not wearing a seatbelt will be ticketed, anyone driving impaired will be arrested.
Candidate Filing for Macon County Boards is underway. So far, David Drobisch has filed for District 6, Patricia Cox and Debra Kraft for District 5, Marty Watkins for District 7, and Bryan Smith for District 3.
Former office manager of the South Side Country Club in Decatur, Janet Tarrillion, 54, was arrested for allegedly stealing more than $47,000 from the club. Officials knew something was up when they didn’t receive monthly statements.
The Macon County Health Department hosts a Medicare Open Enrollment Event for Medicare Part D, Fri, Dec. 4, from 9 to 3. in their Main Conference Room in Decatur. Open Enrollment runs through Dec. 7.
Decatur Police will take part in Click it or Ticket, and Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over during the Thanksgiving travel period. Anyone not wearing a seatbelt will be ticketed, anyone driving impaired will be arrested.
Candidate filing for Macon County Offices is underway. So far, Lois Durbin has filed for Circuit Clerk, Carol Reed for Auditor, and Jay Scott for State’s Attorney.
Decatur Police are investigating an armed robbery at the Circle K in the 1000 block of West Eldorado St. A man entered the store, pointed a handgun at the clerk, and demanded money and cigarettes. No one was hurt.
The Staley Striders Indoor Track & Field Club will hold training for runners ages 6 to 18, Dec. 9 to Feb. 17 at the DISC. Sessions will be held Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 4 to 5.
Beginning next Mon, Faries Pkwy, from the north lane of west bound Brush College Rd, east to the main entrance gate #2 ADM Plant, will be closed through Dec. 4. Ameren crews will be working on an overhead power line.