8/27/2014 7:42:13 AM
Central Illinois is cleaning up after severe thunderstorms rolled thru the area last night, bringing as much as 3 to 4 inches of rain in less than 2 hours.
Many city and rural roads were flooded immediately after the heavy rain Tuesday night.
Tree limbs, branches and leaves ended up in the street. Illinois Route 29 west of Casey's in Taylorville was blocked for a time by Taylorvi...read more
William “Bill” M. Vidmar Jr., 90, of Taylorville, passed away Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at 8:30 a.m. at Taylorville Memorial Hospital. He was born February 19, 1924 in Taylorville, IL. The Son of William and Nellie Patterson Vidmar Sr. He married Irene Lindemann on August 19, 1945 in Ann Arbor, MI. He retired from a York Division of Borge Warner and also was a veteran of the United St...read more
Zona Marie Heil, 93, of Taylorville, IL died at 8:45 am Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at Taylorville Memorial Hospital.
She was born April 14, 1921 in Springfield, IL, the daughter of James J. and Hannah Hergenrother Collins. On July 23, 1955 she married Charles E. Heil in Ashland, IL. He preceded her in death on December 30, 1965. She was a graduate of Ashland High School, MacMurray College and the...read more
Lois L. Rodgers, 69, of Taylorville, IL, passed away Friday, August 22, 2014 at 9:35 p.m. at Taylorville Care Center, Taylorville, IL. She was born March 3, 1945 in Taylorville, IL. The Daughter of Kenneth and Wilma Eson Cox. She married Davis Rodgers on November 8, 1963 in Taylorville, IL and he later preceded her in death on November 7, 1997 . She was a retired homemaker and member of Life Taber...read more
George V. Letcher, 93, of Durand Illinois, formerly of Stonington, passed away peacefully at 8:45 am, August 19, 2014, surrounded by his family. He was born November 12, 1920 in Stonington the son of Thomas and Annie Gillespie Letcher.George graduated from Stonington High School in 1938 and joined the Army Air Corps in 1939 where he served 5 ½ years, first at Chanute Field in Rantoul, Illin...read more
Bonnie J. (Oseland) (Craig) McCandlish of Toledo, IL—formerly of Teutopolis and the Crawford County area passed away on August 19, 2014 from Salivary Gland Cancer.
A memorial service to celebrate Bonnie will be held Saturday, August 23rd 2014 at the Toledo Christian Church at 4:00 p.m. Visitation will be from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. before the service. The Barkley Funeral Chapel in Toledo, I...read more