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REO SPEEDWAGON AT THE DEVON

DECATUR, IL – The Devon Lakeshore Amphitheater and Mammoth, Inc. is proud to announce Iconic Midwest Rock Band, REO Speedwagon, performing at the Devon on June 26, 2024. This show IS NOT included in the 2024 Devon season ticket package. This is an add on show to the 2024 season ticket package. 2024 Season Ticket…

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RECEPTION FOR NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF GALLERY 510 – MARCH 21st 

  It is with great pleasure that we announce the appointment of Alec Goss as the new Executive Director of Gallery 510 Art & Framing.   We look forward to his leadership taking the organization to new heights.  The Gallery 510 Board of Directors would like to invite the public to a reception on March…

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2024 Mt. Zion Chamber EXPO & TASTE To Be Held March 16th

    The 2024 Mt. Zion Chamber EXPO & TASTE will be held Saturday, March 16, 2024 from 9:00 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Mt. Zion Convention Center, Mt. Zion, IL. Admission is FREE at this family friendly event with something for all age groups. TASTE tickets will be available at the door for $7 for…

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LIVING COLOUR AT THE DEVON ON AUGUST 8

  DECATUR, IL – The Devon Lakeshore Amphitheater is excited to announce American Rock Band, Living Colour with special guest the URGE, coming to the Devon on August 8. This show IS included in the 2024 Devon season ticket package. Tickets for this show will go on sale at a later date at devonamphitheater.com Ticket…

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Plan now to taste the fun at SIU’s Maple Syrup Festival March 23-24

by Christi Mathis CARBONDALE, Ill. — A mouth-watering, long-standing Southern Illinois tradition returns to Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Touch of Nature Outdoor Education Center March 23-24, so make plans now to attend the popular annual Maple Syrup Festival. The delicious homemade maple syrup is the star of the show, but the weekend festival features a…

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IAC Reaffirms Echocardiography Accreditation for HSHS St. Mary’s Hospital

DECATUR, Ill. — HSHS St. Mary’s Hospital has been granted a three-year term of accreditation by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) in Adult Transesophageal and Transthoracic Echocardiography. This latest accreditation awarded to St. Mary’s Hospital demonstrates the facility’s ongoing commitment to providing quality patient care in echocardiography.      “Our echo team assists our physicians from Prairie…

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Spring Into Breakfast With The Warrensburg-Latham Lions Club March 16

     The Warrensburg-Latham Lions Club is once again hosting its annual breakfast extravaganza that boasts pancakes, sausage, eggs, biscuits and gravy, omelets, fruit and more. Breakfast will be served from 6:30 to 10 a.m. Saturday, March 16, at the Warrensburg United Methodist Church, 195 N. Main St., Warrensburg. Tickets are $12 for all who are over…

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Historian Mark Sorensen To Discuss Choice Of Writing Subjects At ‘Books Between Bites’ At Library March 6

By Ruth Cortright      Please join us March 6, 2024 at 12:15 – 1 p.m. in the Decatur Public Library’s Madden Auditorium for our monthly Books Between Bites review.      HISTORICAL HEADLINES: FACT OR FICTION Mark W. Sorensen, Macon County’s Official Historian      Illinois historian Mark Sorensen will discuss how he selected material to write about the “Trail…

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NRCS Announces 2024 RCPP Application Cutoff Date for the Lake Decatur Water Quality Initiative

     CHAMPAIGN, February 15, 2024 – State Conservationist Tammy Willis announced that the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) will offer Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) funding for the Lake Decatur Water Quality initiative throughout the Lake Decatur watershed. Illinois NRCS has partnered with The City of Decatur to help producers address resource concerns such as…

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