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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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 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 ...

Camp One Way's annual spring picnic planned | Faith and Values  Herald & Review

Camp One Way's annual spring picnic and silent auction will be held Sunday, May 5. Picnic food will be available for purchase from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Silent ...

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.

Eisenhower's 20 Women group strives to enrich girls' lives. Here's how.  Herald & Review

DECATUR — Consuelo Cruz founded 20 Women as a way to provide high school girls with mentors and guidance to make good decisions, but it has grown to ...

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.

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 ...

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!

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

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

'Find out what it's all about": Decatur high school interns explore potential careers  Herald & Review

DECATUR — Riley Bartholomew has known she wants to be a pharmacist for a long time, so when the chance came along to be part of the Inspired Futures ...

PHOTOS: Area fifth grade teams show their ingenuity at Rube Goldberg competition  Herald & Review

JIM BOWLING, HERALD & REVIEW Dennis School student Aurabell King celebrates after her team's machine successfully worked twice for judges during the ...

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

DECATUR — 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 ...

'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 ...

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

DECATUR — 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 ...

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 ...

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.

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

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

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 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

5 questions... with Decatur police detective Sgt. Chris Copeland  Herald & Review

Name: Chris Copeland. Occupation: Sergeant at the Decatur Police Department. Why did you get into law enforcement? I went into the Army at the age of 18 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Decatur high school students get up-close look at manufacturing opportunities  Herald & Review

DECATUR — Some 300 students from the two Decatur public high schools and local manufacturers came together Thursday for the third year in a row of ...

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Fertile ground: Decatur high school ag academy students spend their day down on the farm  Herald & Review

DECATUR — Decatur students touring a local farm Tuesday had the opportunity to witness the various school subjects used on a working farm, including ...

'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.

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.

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

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

11th annual Conversation on Race asks attendees to confront uncomfortable stereotypes  Herald & Review

DECATUR — Confronting stereotypes and working to find common ground within a diverse community were key focuses of Thursday's Conversation on Race at ...

Michelle Renee Lewis | Obituaries |  Herald & Review

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

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

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

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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. Cavity Sam was the patient, with open slots containing his Adam's ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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

1. What is your teaching and administration experience?

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 ...

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. The election was a close one, with Root winning by less ...

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 ...

PHOTOS: Health Care Exploration Days at Richland Community College  Herald & Review

JIM BOWLING, HERALD & REVIEW Araya Anguiano successfully removes the charlie horse piece as fellow MacArthur High School students Caidyn Bryson, ...

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.

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, ...

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 ...

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

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

'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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

2 incumbents , 2 challengers running for 2 Richland board seats  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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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

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

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.

Bledsaw, Sammy E. | Obituaries |  Herald & Review

WARRENSBURG -- Sammy E. “Butch” Bledsaw, 69, of Warrensburg, entered Heaven's gates July 22, 2018 at Decatur Memorial Hospital.

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 ...

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 ...

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

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

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 ...

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 ...

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