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

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

Locke, Dr. G. Richard III  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.

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 ...

Eisenhower reprinting yearbook after wheelchair athlete named 'most accident prone'  Herald & Review

DECATUR โ€” The Decatur School District will reprint 100 Eisenhower High School yearbooks after a student who uses a wheelchair was named โ€œmost accident ...

๐ŸŽญ In the spotlight: Eisenhower cast has great expectations for fall musical  Herald & Review

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

Curtis Graham resigns after one season as Eisenhower football coach  Herald & Review

DECATUR โ€” Curtis Graham said Saturday he resigned as Eisenhower football coach after being told his contract wouldn't be renewed.

Eisenhower High School spreads culture of reading, 1 book at a time  Herald & Review

DECATUR โ€” Imagine a book club where nearly everyone around you is a member.

'We're not safe in our schools': Central Illinois students face range of discipline after walkouts  Herald & Review

DECATUR โ€” Students at both Decatur public high schools were among those who participated in a national movement to walk out of class to protest gun ...

Back to School Bash draws big crowd at Eisenhower  Herald & Review

DECATUR โ€” Zinda James leaned on the rail just in front of the concession stands at Eisenhower High School and overlooked the gym, which was occupied by ...

GALLERY: 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 ...

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

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

A competitive club for video gamers? Eisenhower team takes shape ๐ŸŽฎ  Herald & Review

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

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

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

Eisenhower's Back to School Bash to feature top Central Illinois basketball talent  Herald & Review

DECATUR โ€” In the midst of the Decatur Celebration, basketball fans will get the opportunity to see some of central Illinois' top basketball players square off in ...

Why won't grass grow on Eisenhower's football field? Decatur schools hire consultant to find out.  Herald & Review

DECATUR โ€” A Chicago consultant has been hired by the Decatur School District to study ongoing drainage issues with the Eisenhower High School football ...

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

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

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.

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

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

Student, brother arrested after confrontation at Eisenhower High School  Herald & Review

DECATUR โ€” A confrontation with a security guard and police at Eisenhower High School on Tuesday afternoon resulted in the arrests of a 16-year-old student ...

PHOTOS: Eisenhower High School Graduation 2017 | Photo Galleries |  Herald & Review

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

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

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

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

Decatur Public Schools send off 480 graduates  Herald & Review

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

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 ...

Photos: The Year in Pictures 2018  The State Journal-Register

From The State Journal-Register photography staff, a look back at some of the faces, places and memorable moments captured during the year. Buy Photo. [1/58].

Coaches charged with sex crimes against teens enter pleas  WAND

DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) โ€“ Two school coaches accused of making sexual advances toward teens have entered not guilty pleas.

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

DECATUR โ€” 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 ...

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

DECATUR โ€” 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 ...

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.

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

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

TUPPER: Behold, the glorious return of Friday night football ๐Ÿˆ  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.

Jim Root, Macon County sheriff, GOP  Herald & Review

I was born and raised in Decatur, Illinois. I graduated from Eisenhower High school and joined the United States Marines Corp in 1986 until receiving an ...

Root wins close Macon County sheriff race | Top Stories  WAND

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

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

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

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

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

Decatur high school renovations show what's possible  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 ...

Yearbook label upsets high school senior, mother | Top Stories  WAND

DECATUR, Ill. (WAND)โ€” High school yearbooks are a special momentum you have throughout your life to look back on your younger years, and senior ...

Dog Haus Opens Second Illinois Location in Decatur on February 10th

Acclaimed Gourmet Hot Dog, Sausage and Burger Concept to Welcome Community to the Haus with Free Hot Dog on Saturday, February 10th. Dog Haus ...

Quintet of Eisenhower signees makes history | Sports  WAND

DECATUR -- Three to the Ivy League. Five history makers in all. It's safe to say it was a significant day at Eisenhower High School. The school's Thursday ...

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

DECATUR โ€” 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 ...

Girls golf: Barrington wins Rusk Memorial  Chicago Daily Herald

Barrington's girls golf team won the Mike Rusk Memorial Invitational on Saturday by shooting a 298 at the Hickory Point Golf Course in Decatur, the same site ...

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

DECATUR โ€” 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 ...

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.

Second coach charged with inappropriate conduct involving student  WAND

DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) โ€“ Decatur police have arrested a second school coach for inappropriate sexual conduct.

Bledsaw, Sammy E.  Herald & Review

WARRENSBURG -- Sammy E. โ€œButchโ€ Bledsaw, 69, of Warrensburg, entered Heaven's gates July 22, 2018 at Decatur Memorial Hospital.

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

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

U.S. Rep. Davis: Focus on security, not gun control, to protect schools  Herald & Review

DECATUR โ€” Citing his own experiences as a father and a victim of gun violence, U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis on Monday said the national conversation about ...

Video: $1.65 million gift from Howard Buffett funds new Decatur ag academy  Herald & Review

DECATUR โ€” The infusion of $1.65 million from the Howard G. Buffett Foundation will expose Decatur public school students to careers in agriculture and draw ...

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.

MacArthur High School fight under investigation | Education |  Herald & Review

DECATUR โ€” A Decatur school district spokeswoman said a fight that broke out as students were attending an assembly at MacArthur High School is under ...

Stewart, Floyd Thomas Jr.  Herald & Review

DECATUR -- Floyd Thomas Stewart, Jr. went to be with the Lord on July 13, 2018 at his home.

Eastern Star All-Star Preview: East Team | Sports  WAND

FORSYTH -- The 28th annual Eastern Star All-Star Football Game comes to Maroa-Forsyth's Walter Boyd Field on Saturday night at 7 p.m. The East Team's ...

Bender, Mickenzie Rae  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 ...

Risby, Patricia Louise  Herald & Review

DECATUR -- Patricia Louise Risby went to be with our Heavenly Father on Sunday, October 21st, 2018 at Decatur Memorial Hospital.

Auten, Loretta Mae  Herald & Review

DECATUR -- Loretta Mae (Pool) Auten, 78, of Decatur, passed away in her home, Friday evening, November 9, 2018.

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

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

2 Decatur coaches plead not guilty to sex offenses  Herald & Review

DECATUR โ€” Two Decatur high school coaches accused of sex offenses with teenage girls have entered pleas of not guilty in Macon County Circuit Court.

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 ...

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 ...

Decatur back-to-school clinics and Y's Backpack Attack draw big crowds  Herald & Review

DECATUR โ€“ Decatur is going back to school. On Saturday, events designed to help families get the kids ready for the start of school on Aug. 15 offered ...

April Kostenski: Macon County treasurer, Democrat  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 ...

Isenberg, Thomas D.  Herald & Review

DECATUR --Thomas D. "Tommy" Isenberg passed peacefully into the loving arms of his Savior on August 16, 2018. Tom was born on June 6, 1943 to Ward and ...

Schuman, Theodora Jean  Herald & Review

DECATUR -- Theodora Jean Schuman age 90 passed away on October 16, 2018 in her home in Roseville, MN.

No snow expected in Decatur Tuesday after winter weather hits area on Monday  Herald & Review

DECATUR โ€” It may have looked a lot like Christmas on Monday, thanks to an out-of-season snowfall, but the National Weather *Service* in Lincoln said Macon ...

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

DECATUR โ€” Basketball is back and will look much the same as did last year.

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 ...

Rodney Walker's journey comes full circle  Herald & Review

Spend enough time around Skywalker International Sports Complex, and you're bound to find programs you didn't even know that existed.

Law enforcement: School threats always taken seriously | Education  Herald & Review

DECATUR โ€” Schools take threats of violence seriously and investigate them thoroughly โ€” every time โ€” authorities say.

Decatur high school students explore careers in the skilled trades  Herald & Review

DECATUR โ€” Marley Schoneman already knows what career she'd like to pursue and is preparing now.

Oman, Bruce Robert  Herald & Review

DECATUR -- Bruce Robert Oman, 76, of Decatur, IL passed away on Saturday, July 21, 2018. A graveside *service* to honor and celebrate Bruce's life will be held ...

Decatur School Calendar 2017-18: First Day Of School, Vacations, Conferences

Decatur School Calendar 2017-18 - Decatur, IL - When's the first day of school in Decatur? That, and other must-know dates for parents, students and teachers.

Decatur runner catches up with a dream at New York City Marathon ๐Ÿ‘Ÿ  Herald & Review

DECATUR โ€” Sometimes, life takes off and our dreams take a step back.

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

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

25 years after Jennifer Lockmiller of Decatur was murdered, her killer remains a mystery  Herald & Review

NORMAL โ€” Twenty-five years after Jennifer Lockmiller was murdered in her Normal apartment, her killer's identity remains a mystery.

Illinois High Schools Start Esports Video Gaming Teams  U.S. News & World Report

DECATUR, Ill. (AP) โ€” More than two dozen Illinois schools have started esports teams as the Illinois High School Association has recognized video gaming as ...

Rules for high school uniforms going out to students' families  Herald & Review

DECATUR - The rules for the two Decatur high schools' uniforms have gone out to students' families.

Area's best spellers set to compete for regional title, trip to Washington, D.C.  Herald & Review

Having emerged from spelling competitions involving students in their classroom, in their school and then their county, it all come down to this.

For this Decatur native, the sky's the limit on the U. of North Dakota Aerobatics Team  Herald & Review

DECATUR โ€” Decatur native Elizabeth Birch has always been interested in the thrilling adventures life has to offer.

Looking back: Decatur-area history photos from August  Herald & Review

Take a look back with our History Corner photos from August!

Hot classrooms create challenges for Central Illinois schools, families  Herald & Review

DECATUR โ€” Unseasonably warm temperatures this week have caused several Central Illinois school districts, including Decatur, to dismiss students early, ...

Decatur Celebration: Competitive chess team an addition to free fun โ™Ÿ๏ธโ™”  Herald & Review

DECATUR โ€” Underneath a shade tree in Central Park, a group of elementary school boys Saturday played chess against anyone who wanted to challenge ...

MacArthur High School students learn financial savvy  Herald & Review

DECATUR โ€” Being on your own for the first time can be intimidating, and without the right information, making mistakes is easy.

Former Decatur prison warden Shelith Hansbro announces run for Decatur City Council  Herald & Review

DECATUR โ€” Shelith Hansbro, programs warden at Taylorville Correctional Center, announced her bid Tuesday for city council in next year's local elections ...

Work to transform Decatur high school buildings under way  Herald & Review

DECATUR โ€” More than three years have passed since the first meeting of the High School Task Force at Eisenhower High School in February 2009.

Meet the Humans of Decatur Celebration 2018 | Local |  Herald & Review

One of the best things about Decatur Celebration is the people. We met some great ones this weekend.

10th Conversation on Race looks to the past in hopes of improving the future  Herald & Review

DECATUR โ€” Michael Flowers came to the community's 10th annual Conversation on Race without any idea what to expect โ€” but with some things on his mind.

One last run for Scholl with Life Skills basketball  Herald & Review

DECATUR -- Rick Scholl felt a tap on his shoulder. He turned around and saw a face that sent him down memory lane.

Hall High School introduces new teachers for 2018-19 | Free  LaSalle News Tribune

Hall High School has five new staff members: Maureen Clydesdale, Scott Dresbach, Becca Herrmann, Allie Lemrise, and Erin Michaelson.

44-year-old man arrested in shooting death of Marcqui Apholone  Herald & Review

DECATUR โ€” A 44-year-old man was arrested Monday in northern Illinois on a warrant for first-degree murder in the Decatur shooting death of Marcqui ...

New Eisenhower principal wants to boost school pride  Herald & Review

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

Bolingbrook hammers Eisenhower for Turkey Tournament title  Herald & Review

DECATUR โ€” One scout estimated that Bolingbrook has four Division I recruits.

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

DECATUR โ€” 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 ...

Meet 2 outstanding Decatur Public Schools alumni, Educator of the Year  Herald & Review

DECATUR โ€” Gianina Taylor Baker wanted to be a medical doctor from her earliest memory.

FINAL TALLY: Tony Brown wins Macon County sheriff's race by 1 vote  Herald & Review

DECATUR โ€” Election officials determined Tuesday that a single ballot decided who will become the next Macon County sheriff, giving Tony Brown, the ...

Suburban Chicago students plan another walkout: Experts credit social media, civics classes for activism  Bloomington Pantagraph

AURORA โ€” High school students in Naperville, Aurora, Elgin, Geneva and Oswego plan to walk out of class this week to raise the issue of gun control and ...

Republicans Tanner, Yoder take Macon County clerk, treasurer positions  Herald & Review

DECATUR โ€” After 28 years with Steve Bean as county clerk, Macon County has a new county clerk in Republican Josh Tanner.

Stephen Decatur does its part for high school renovations  Herald & Review

DECATUR โ€“ In all the excitement and flurry over the renovations to Eisenhower and MacArthur high schools, one school community has quietly done its part to ...

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 ...

Video Gaming Emerging As a High School Sport  Peoria Public Radio

DECATUR, Ill. - More than two dozen Illinois schools have started e-sports teams as the Illinois High School Association has recognized video gaming as an.

Former Decatur basketball star arrested on drug charges  Herald & Review

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

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