Elder selected to MLB All-Star squad


Bryce Elder has worn many jerseys in his ascension through baseball — Decatur blue, Longhorn burnt orange, and recently, the scarlet red and navy of the Atlanta Braves. On Sunday, the Decatur native learned he will don a new jersey worn only by the world’s best following his selection to represent the National League in the Major League Baseball All-Star […]

Fire destroys home in Runaway Bay

A fire at the 200 block of Lakeview Drive in Runaway Bay destroyed one home and significantly damaged another Sunday night.  According to Runaway Bay Fire Chief James Gates, Runaway Bay, Lake Bridgeport and Chico fire departments responded to the fire at about 11:15 p.m. “One home was a total loss, and the other home was badly damaged, so we […]

Teen to be tried as adult in murder case

An Aurora teen has been certified as an adult in the murder case of 19-year-old Decatur resident Matthew Ryan Brown.