decatur decatur  /dɪ ˈkeɪ tər/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) United States naval officer remembered for his heroic deeds (1779-1820)
  2. (n) a city in central Illinois; Abraham Lincoln practiced law here
  3. (n) a town in northern Alabama on the Tennessee River

News

  1. Decatur Arts & Entertainment District opens

    DECATUR, Ala. (WAAY) As soon as your beer is poured and tab paid, you can head straight out the door into Decatur's new Arts and Entertainment district.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: WAAY-TV Huntsville

  2. Decatur Police Investigating Stabbing

    DECATUR, Ala. (WHNT) – Decatur Police are investigating a stabbing. It happened around 6:00 p.m. Thursday in front of a...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: WHNT-TV Huntsville

  3. Decatur Police: Child Okay After Near-Drowning

    DECATUR, Ala. (WHNT) – Decatur Police say a 3-year-old boy should be okay after a very close call Thursday afternoon....
    on June 14, 2013     Source: WHNT-TV Huntsville

Quotes

  1. "Only a Wall Street apologist like Mr. Schilling would claim that too much government caused this crisis," Hare said. "Families from the Quad Cities to Carlinville to Galesburg to Decatur understand that their homes and life savings were put...
    on Jul 1, 2010 By: Phil Hare Source: Decatur Tribune

  2. "It was about the seniors this week," Buckhorn coach Michael Jackson said. "I'm proud of what they did to fight back this week (after last week's loss to Decatur). Broady completed 5-of-10 passes for 120 yards. Our defensive coaches and...
    on Oct 10, 2009 By: Michael Jackson Source: al.com

  3. The comedian Robert Klein, who grew up on Decatur Avenue near Gun Hill Road in the 1940's and 1950's, wrote about the Fordham library in his memoir, "The Amorous Busboy of Decatur Avenue" (Simon & Schuster, 2005).
    on Jan 15, 2006 By: Robert Klein Source: New York Times

Word of the Day
pivotal pivotal
/ˈpɪ və təl /