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MACON CO. JAIL INMATE COMMUNICATION SYSTEM BEING REPLACED

      The Macon Co. Jail is currently going through the process to replace the current inmate communication system, which includes phone calls and video visitation, with HomeWAV Communications. The new system installation will be going live in certain areas of the jail during the week of May 16, 2022. For most housing units, the switch-over…

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Appellate Justice Lisa Holder White named to replace Justice Garman

        Republican will become first Black woman on Illinois Supreme Court By PETER HANCOCK Capitol News Illinois phancock@capitolnewsillinois.com SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Supreme Court announced Tuesday that 4th District Appellate Justice Lisa Holder White has been appointed to succeed Justice Rita Garman, making her the first Black woman to serve on the…

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Millikin University President Emeritus Dr. Patrick E. White to deliver May 2022 Commencement Address

DECATUR, Ill. – Millikin University will celebrate the Class of 2022 with two in-person commencement ceremonies on Sunday, May 22, at Kirkland Fine Arts Center on Millikin’s campus. Undergraduate and graduate degree programs will be honored during the ceremonies.      Graduating students will be allowed up to six guests at the ceremony. Millikin community members unable…

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History Of The Heartland To Host Stained Glass Stories May 15

             The History of the Heartland organization is hosting Stained Glass Stories on Sunday May 15 from 2pm to 4pm. History of the Heartland’s mission is to aid in preservation of our historic structures, homes and the stories of our people.      “Decatur is home to many historic Churches and most have beautiful…

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SULLIVAN ACCUSES RICHARD IRVIN OF TELLING ‘LIES AGAIN’

  AURORA, IL – In a press conference today, Richard Irvin yet again ducked important questions on abortion and his own Democrat voting record, distorted his own background, and blatantly lied about Jesse Sullivan. He once again omitted details about his defense of violent criminals, his own record of tax hikes, and big-government expansion in Aurora.…

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Caulkins: Immediately Cease the Closure of Power Plants

     Decatur…State Representative Dan Caulkins (R-Decatur) is making the public aware that higher electricity bills are coming, starting this year, as a result of Illinois not producing enough power to meet energy demands.      Higher electricity prices in Illinois will be the new norm as a result of the Clean Energy Jobs Act (CEJA) that was signed…

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Jesse Reising Hosts Law Enforcement Roundtable In Decatur

Jesse Reising Hosts Law Enforcement Roundtable Reising was joined by law enforcement professionals and community advocates for a discussion on supporting men and women in uniform Decatur, IL. – This week, Jesse Reising hosted a Law Enforcement Roundtable with Amber Oberheim, community advocate and widow of fallen Champaign police officer, Chris Oberheim. The two were…

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May is Foster Parent Appreciation Month

               May is Foster Parent Appreciation Month, a time to honor and celebrate the thousands of foster families across the state who have opened their hearts and homes to provide a temporary safe haven to vulnerable children and encourage more Illinoisans to join them by becoming licensed foster families. Children are…

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