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Police: Eisenhower High School secretary charged with sexually assaulting student  Herald & Review

DECATUR — A secretary at Eisenhower High School in Decatur is facing a preliminary charge of criminal sexual assault after police said she had intercourse ...

GALLERY: Recognize anyone? A look at Eisenhower High School students through the years  Herald & Review

1991: Jacquie James, center, of Eisenhower High School and Chris Wood, left, of Door County, Wis., rehearse the song 'Sweet Georgia Brown' with other high ...

Richard Eugene Vaughn | Obituaries |  Herald & Review

DECATUR — Richard “Dick” Eugene Vaughn passed away on Tuesday June 25, 2019 at his residence in Decatur, Illinois.

Decatur man arrested in assault during Eisenhower High School soccer game  Herald & Review

DECATUR — A Decatur man was arrested after police say he yelled at the referee during a Decatur high school soccer game, invaded the field and knocked a ...

PHOTOS: Life skills classes learn yoga at Eisenhower High School  Herald & Review

JIM BOWLING, HERALD & REVIEW Students Talaa Jenkins, left, and Emya Woods do the cobra pose with assistance from instructor Ashley Krstulovich during ...

5 questions with ... Amy Zahm-Duncheon, Eisenhower High School principal  Herald & Review

Name: Amy Zahm-Duncheon. Occupation: Eisenhower High School principal. Where she lives: Decatur. What is your background in teaching and being an ...

Decatur schools consider possible future needs after current facilities plan is complete  Herald & Review

Editor's note: This is the second of a three-part series about the Decatur School District's facilities plan. Read part one here and part two here.

Police: Two 18-year-old women arrested after altercation at Eisenhower High School  Herald & Review

DECATUR — Police said two 18-year-old women were arrested Thursday after an Eisenhower High School student said they punched and kicked her during ...

Decatur school secretary pleads not guilty to having sex with 17-year-old student  Herald & Review

DECATUR — A secretary at Eisenhower High School in Decatur is pleading not guilty to charges that she had sex with a 17-year-old male student.

Speaking up: Decatur student ambassadors bring issues to school board  Herald & Review

DECATUR — Londarius Hayes wanted to be a student ambassador so he could speak for his Eisenhower High School peers.

Decatur school security officer arrested, accused of sexually abusing Eisenhower student  Herald & Review

DECATUR — A Decatur School District security officer is facing a preliminary charge of the criminal sexual abuse of an Eisenhower High School student.

Eisenhower students with disabilities find peace, fun in weekly yoga practice  Herald & Review

DECATUR — The health benefits of yoga are well-documented.

Remember this? 21 photos of Decatur high school activities through the years  Herald & Review

1984: Eisenhower High School's girls bowling team was 11th in the state tournament after an 11-1 record during the regular season. Eisenhower won the ...

Decatur's Ag Academy continues practical lessons in second semester  Herald & Review

DECATUR — Capriece Walker is a senior at Eisenhower High School and a little disappointed that she's not going to be around to see all the things planned for ...

In 1st year, Decatur FFA program already attracting national recognition  Herald & Review

DECATUR — Decatur's high schools have only had FFA chapters since the beginning of the school year, but already the students are old hands.

Latest Decatur Athletic Hall of Fame class to be inducted at halftime of Friday's Eisenhower at MacArthur game  Herald & Review

DECATUR — The sixth class of the Decatur Public Schools Athletic Hall of Fame will be honored at halftime of Friday's Eisenhower at MacArthur varsity boys ...

In the spotlight: Eisenhower cast has great expectations for fall musical  Herald & Review

DECATUR — During Eisenhower High School's fall play, the cast will have special guests among their families and friends in the audience: representatives from ...

From the Archives: Recognize anyone? 42 high school basketball photos  Herald & Review

Basketball season is underway! So why not take a trip down memory lane with these 42 high school basketball photos from our archives!

Police respond to Eisenhower High School | Top Stories  WAND

DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - Decatur Police Department officers were called to Eisenhower High School for a possible weapon at the school on Monday.

Decatur high school renovations show what's possible - News  The State Journal-Register

DECATUR -- As the Springfield School District embarks on a comprehensive plan to update its facilities, renovations to Decatur's two high schools offer a ...

Eisenhower High School transformed into state-of-the-art facility  Herald & Review

DECATUR — It has been a long process since the first High School Task Force meeting in February 2009.

'Everyone is important': Macon Resources spreads message of inclusiveness to Decatur high schools  Herald & Review

DECATUR — Ten years ago, advocates launched a national campaign called "Spread the Word to End the Word" to encourage inclusiveness and banish a ...

Decatur school board OKs option to sue Eisenhower football field builder  Herald & Review

DECATUR — The Decatur School District can sue the subcontractor that installed the new Eisenhower High School athletic field, which has experienced ...

Phase II of Decatur schools' facilities plan aims to cut down Dennis waitlist, expand Montessori programs  Herald & Review

Editor's note: This is the second of a three-part series about the Decatur School District's facilities plan. Read part one here.

PHOTOS: Decatur City Councilman-elect Rodney Walker | Government and Politics  Herald & Review

Eisenhower coach Rodney Walker will lead the Panthers into the final day of the Non-City Central State Eight Conference Tournament today against Lincoln on ...

SkyWalker CEO, Eisenhower coach Rodney Walker announces Decatur City Council candidacy  Herald & Review

DECATUR — Rodney Walker said he hopes to take his advocacy for Decatur's youth to the next level as he announced his candidacy for Decatur City Council ...

Decatur assistant principal named best in region | Top Stories  WAND

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) – A Decatur educator was named the top vice principal in the region Tuesday night.

Police: MacArthur High School student arrested after social media threat  Herald & Review

DECATUR — A juvenile girl was arrested Tuesday on a preliminary charge of disorderly conduct after a social media post threatening the safety of students and ...

Alumni Tuesday: Decatur Public Schools HOF class | Sports  WAND

Meet the members of the Decatur Public Schools Hall of Fame's Fall 2018 induction class in this week's edition of Alumni Tuesday! Please enjoy this transcript ...

Tentative plan: Combine 2 Decatur middle schools by August  Herald & Review

DECATUR — Two public middle schools could be combined in one renovated building by August under a tentative timeline for the Decatur School District's ...

High school students explore in-demand healthcare careers during expo at Richland  Herald & Review

DECATUR — A popular request from Santa Claus in the 1970s was a game called Operation.

Jobs Expo offers one-stop applications for high school students  Herald & Review

DECATUR — Makayla Busby plans to become a pediatrician, so when the Eisenhower High School senior walked into the school's Jobs Expo she spotted ...

Students with disabilities find peace, fun in yoga practice  Chicago Daily Herald

ILLINOIS EXCHANGE: Decatur students with disabilities find peace, fun in weekly yoga practice.

Cameron Rowe, R.J. Walker and Brylan Phillips lead Eisenhower into the Turkey Tournament  Herald & Review

DECATUR — Eisenhower basketball coach Rodney Walker loves to talk about this year's Panthers team.

Secretary Suspended  Illinois Times

The recent arrest of Kassie M. Benton, 24, of Mount Zion, a secretary at Eisenhower High School in Decatur, has been an emotional roller coaster for parents ...

'The power of love': Decatur special education students celebrate graduation  Herald & Review

DECATUR – Linda Taylor calls her son, Lawrence, her “miracle baby.”

Eisenhower's Tor'Jon Evans ready to make his statement on the field  Herald & Review

DECATUR — It was Tor'Jon Evans' turn to talk, but instead, his twin brother Tre'Jon appeared.

PHOTOS: 41st Regional Spelling Bee at Eisenhower | Local |  Herald & Review

Twenty-two elementary and middle school students will be competed during 41st Annual Regional Spelling Bee on Saturday at Eisenhower High School.

Eisenhower High School Practice Gym to be Renamed for Ida Brooks  WAND

Decatur- There will a naming ceremony coming up for a special woman and educator in Decatur. On Saturday December 3rd, The practice gym at Eisenhower ...

TUPPER: Behold, the glorious return of Friday night football  Herald & Review

We in Central Illinois love a good party and we prove it by showing up in waves anytime someone advertises music, food, drink and a reason to turn up the.

Meet the Decatur Public Schools Hall of Fame class of 2018  Herald & Review

Two Decatur athletes who went on to play in the NFL are among the latest Decatur Public Schools Hall of Fame class, released Wednesday.

Nine Decatur high school students embark on careers at CAT. Here's how the program works.  Herald & Review

DECATUR — Cerenity Jackson had no idea what she wanted to do after graduating high school.

Student arrested after bomb threat at Eisenhower High School; no explosives found  Herald & Review

DECATUR — Police arrested a juvenile in connection with a bomb threat made at Eisenhower High School early Friday morning.

Coaches charged with sex crimes against teens enter pleas  WAND

DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) – Two school coaches accused of making sexual advances toward teens have entered not guilty pleas. Macon County court records ...

A competitive club for video gamers? Eisenhower team takes shape  Herald & Review

DECATUR – Video gamers have long been competitive, playing against each other over the internet and at home. Now the Illinois High School Association has ...

Decatur Public Schools send off 480 graduates | Education |  Herald & Review

Decatur Public Schools celebrated the graduation of 480 students on Saturday from MacArthur and Eisenhower High Schools.

Michelle Renee Lewis | Obituaries |  Herald & Review

MOWEAQUA -- Michelle Renee Lewis, 59, of Moweaqua, passed away Tuesday, April 2, 2019, at Decatur Memorial Hospital.

Dante Ridgeway, Brit Miller highlight latest Decatur Public Schools Hall of Fame class  Herald & Review

DECATUR — Two Decatur athletes who went on to play in the NFL are among the latest Decatur Public Schools Hall of Fame class, released Wednesday.

Hard-hitting MacArthur junior Jeffery Wells reeling in Division I offers  Herald & Review

DECATUR — When Jeffery Wells played his first MacArthur varsity football game as a sophomore two years ago he was still relatively new to the game.

Warrior Project builds confidence, inspires students | Spirit of Central Illinois |  WAND

DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) — Terrel Williams is a warrior, fighting battles both seen and unseen. "I had just gotten out of my depression about having [cerebral ...

Decatur Eisenhower reprinting yearbook after wheelchair athlete named 'most accident prone'  The State Journal-Register

DECATUR — The Decatur School District will reprint 100 Eisenhower High School yearbooks after a student who uses a wheelchair was named "most accident ...

Class dismissed: Thomas Jefferson says goodbye to being a middle school  Herald & Review

DECATUR — The last day of school is bittersweet for staff and students every year. Everyone's ready for a break, but they're also saying goodbye, sometimes ...

Meet the 4 Decatur school board candidates running for 3 seats in 2019  Herald & Review

DECATUR — The Decatur Board of Education is guaranteed to gain at least two new faces next spring.

Clock runs out on Basketball Museum of Illinois in Pontiac  Herald & Review

PONTIAC — The expression is "money talks." Turns out a lack of it speaks pretty clearly, too.

Bender, Mickenzie Rae | Obituaries |  Herald & Review

DECATUR -- Mickenzie (Kenzie) Rae Bender, a lifelong resident of Decatur/Mt Zion, IL died unexpectedly on December 8, 2018 at the age of 37 while assisting ...

Second coach charged with inappropriate conduct involving student  WAND

DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) – Decatur police have arrested a second school coach for inappropriate sexual conduct. Police say Dylan Nunn, 26, is charged with ...

Deana Harding | Obituaries |  Herald & Review

DECATUR --Deana Kay Harding, 67, of Danvers, IL formerly of Decatur, IL passed away February 18, 2019 at OSF St. Joseph Hospital in Bloomington, IL.

Richland names Courtney Carson director of essential skills & community relations  Herald & Review

DECATUR — Richland Community College has named Courtney Carson, a Decatur Board of Education member and longtime mentor of area youth, as its new ...

Regional spelling bee sets stage for trip to Washington, D.C.  Herald & Review

DECATUR — The regional spelling bee is sure to be a nail-biter: Competitors, parents, well-wishers and organizers all know the stakes.

'Overwhelmed with joy': Eisenhower celebrates Black History Month with performances, personal stories  Herald & Review

DECATUR — Nasia Lee had a message that she wanted to share Friday evening.

1999: Expulsion issue broadens - Felony charges filed; release of video dismays prosecutor  Herald & Review

DECATUR - Four adults and five juveniles were charged Tuesday with felony mob action in connection with a Sept. 17 fight during a football game at ...

LOCAL SCOREBOARD: Holiday tournament box scores from Saturday, Dec. 29  Herald & Review

At People's Bank and Trust Holiday Tournament at Taylorville. TAYLORVILLE 44, STERLING 41. Sterling (41). Duran 1 1-2 3, Bailey 0 0-0 0, Willman 0 0-0 0, ...

Root wins close Macon County sheriff race | Top Stories  WAND

MACON COUNTY, Ill. (WAND) – Republican Jim Root was elected sheriff in Macon County on Tuesday.

Happy ending: Eisenhower's Kevin Hale healthy, living life and spreading the organ donation message  Herald & Review

DECATUR — Kevin Hale hasn't slept much the last few days.

Member of Decatur Seven elected to school board that once expelled him  Chicago Tribune

Courtney Carson has moved from national symbol to local reverend. Next month he is expected to take his place on the school board that expelled him in 1999.

Sharon R. Clark | Obituaries |  Herald & Review

MOWEAQUA -- Sharon R. “Shaee” Clark, 74, of Moweaqua, IL went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at her home in the arms of her husband and ...

Decatur PE teacher forged for Iron Man | Education |  Herald & Review

DECATUR – The Iron Man course is a real test of endurance.

Decatur moves forward with plan to merge middle schools, expand elective courses  Herald & Review

DECATUR — Middle school will look very different next year, with all Decatur Public Schools students housed in one building and given many more choices for ...

For Decatur public schools, a focus on changing the perception  Herald & Review

When Aaron and Abi McIntosh moved from rural Weldon with their two daughters, they heard all kinds of comments about Decatur public schools.

New Eisenhower principal wants to boost school pride  Herald & Review

DECATUR — Students will see several new faces at Eisenhower High School when classes begin Aug. 22.

Slowing down: Here's why these Central Illinois teens are waiting to get their driver's license  Herald & Review

DECATUR — When Denise White was 16 years old, she was in a car that was hit head-on by a drunken driver.

2 incumbents , 2 challengers running for 2 Richland board seats | Education  Herald & Review

DECATUR — Two incumbents and two challengers are vying for the two open seats on the Richland Community College Board of Trustees in the April 4 ...

Judge allows Decatur coach accused of sex offenses to have contact with child relatives  Herald & Review

DECATUR — Dylan W. Nunn, who coached in a Decatur high school and is pleading not guilty to sex offenses involving a student, had his bond modified ...

Affidavit reveals new details in arrest of second Decatur coach  Herald & Review

DECATUR — Friends of the 14-year-old student police said was the victim of indecent solicitation by a Decatur high school basketball coach said she called the ...

5 questions with ... Jeff Dase, new assistant superintendent for the Decatur School District  Herald & Review

1. What is your teaching and administration experience?

Crews spend 6 hours fighting fire at ADM; no injuries reported  Herald & Review

DECATUR — Employees of Archer Daniels Midland Co. and 28 Decatur firefighters worked together for a little over six hours Thursday to put out a fire at the ...

April Kostenski: Macon County treasurer, Democrat | Government and Politics  Herald & Review

I was born and raised in Decatur (April Gensler). I graduated from Eisenhower High School in 1995. I went on to receive a bachelor's degree in Business and ...

Gallery: A look back at what we wore in 1970s Decatur  Herald & Review

1976: Jeff Jones looks at some of the items in the annual Millikin University Student Christmas Art Sale to be held Dec. 3 through 5 in the Kirkland Fine Arts ...

Husband accused of murder in Eisenhower teacher's death  Herald & Review

MOUNT ZION - Illinois State Police arrested Chad M. Cutler, 37, of Decatur on Thursday afternoon on a first-degree murder warrant in the death of his wife, Lisa ...

'Everybody loved him': Family, friends mourn Decatur shooting victim Marcqui Apholone  Herald & Review

DECATUR — Hours after he was found shot to death in a driveway on the city's east side, Marcqui Apholone was being memorialized in tributes all over social ...

Locke, Dr. G. Richard III | Obituaries |  Herald & Review

DECATUR -- Dr. Giles Richard Locke III, 57, died at his home on January 10th, surrounded by his family, from complications of progressive supranuclear palsy.

Decatur high school seniors explore careers through hands-on internships  Herald & Review

DECATUR — Seven Sassano knows she wants to become a lawyer, so when she applied for the Decatur School District's internship program, her choice was ...

Steve Nichols | Community  WAND

Steve Nichols graduated from Eisenhower High school in 1985. He served in the United States Air Force during Desert Storm. He returned to Decatur and began ...

May 10 CI briefs | Public Safety |  Herald & Review

DECATUR — State police will be conducting roadside safety checks in Macon County next month, District 10 Commander Louis Kink said. The object of the ...

Police: Shooting of 12-year-old Decatur boy was accidental; police chief comments on gun safety  Herald & Review

DECATUR — In the aftermath of a shooting that killed a 12-year-old Decatur boy, police Chief Jim Getz on Tuesday challenged gun owners to take responsibility ...

Rules changes could be coming in high school basketball  Herald & Review

DECATUR — Basketball is back and will look much the same as did last year.

Decatur Superintendent Paul Fregeau is the Herald & Review's Newsmaker of 2018  Herald & Review

DECATUR — Now in his second year at the helm of the Decatur School District, Superintendent Paul Fregeau is clear about his goals for the city's public ...

Former Decatur basketball star arrested on drug charges  Herald & Review

DECATUR — Former Eisenhower High School basketball star Lewis Jackson was arrested Saturday after police said they found more than 70 grams of heroin ...

5 questions about the state of Decatur Celebration — answered  Herald & Review

Decatur Celebration producer Lori Sturgill resigned Thursday after serving in the role since 2010.

Decatur schools' assistant superintendent Michael Dugan leaving for northern Illinois district  Herald & Review

DECATUR – Michael Dugan has been named superintendent of the Hononegah High School district, pending board approval at its June 20 meeting.

Aldridge, Robert | Obituaries |  Herald & Review

DECATUR -- Robert “Bob” Aldridge, 77, of Hutsonville, IL, went home to be with the Lord Tuesday, January 29, 2019 in the comfort of his home. He was born ...

Decatur basketball star recommended for prison boot camp  Herald & Review

DECATUR — Former Decatur high school basketball star Lewis Jackson IV was sentenced to six years in prison Thursday after pleading guilty to a drug charge, ...

Hall High School welcomes five new staff members  Bureau County Republican

SPRING VALLEY — Hall High School has welcomed five new staff members for the 2018-19 school year. They are: Maureen Clydesdale, Scott Dresbach, ...

Decatur sisters fight with brass knuckles and large knife, police say  Herald & Review

Up to $10000: Illinois wants tougher penalties for drivers who don't move over for emergency vehicles.

Dwayne Andreas Ag Academy in full swing | Top Stories  WAND

DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - It's program designed to incorporate agriculture into the classroom. The Dwayne Andreas Ag Academy is in full swing in Decatur Public ...

Police: Customer doesn't like jukebox music, starts fight at North 22nd Street bar  Herald & Review

DECATUR — Police said a fight at a Decatur bar Saturday night started because a patron thought music being played on the jukebox was "bad" and "sad."

Local Election 2019 Results | News Local/State  WILL News - Illinois Public Media

Voters headed to the polls for municipal elections around the state today. Here are the results of some key local races.

Q&A: The 2 men running for Macon County sheriff weigh in on mass shootings, decriminalization of drugs and more  Herald & Review

DECATUR — The two top lieutenants vying to become Macon County's next sheriff weighed in Monday on a battery of topics including Second Amendment ...

Dog Haus Opening Second Illinois Location in February  QSR magazine

Dog Haus, the casual concept known for its gourmet hot dogs, sausages, burgers, and one-of-a-kind creations, will open its next franchise location in Decatur, ...

Decatur schools, BLDD Architects work to solve humid classrooms  Herald & Review

DECATUR – Decatur schools and BLDD Architects have agreed to work toward fixing problems with heating, air conditioning and ventilation units at Eisenhower ...

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