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7/30/2014 4:07:03 PM
Three people who were arrested during the shoot-out in Pana Tuesday have been charged with various drug offenses. 37-year-old Jason C. Beck of Pana (the half-brother of 25-year-old Josh A. Edwards of Pana), 24-year-old Courtney D. Herbison of Dixon, Tennessee, and 29-year-old Stacy N. Reed of Nokomis have all been charged with possession of methamphetamine precursor and possession of a contro...read more
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Robert G. Jackson, 66, of Taylorville, IL died at 9:03 am, Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at his residence. He was born November 14, 1947 in Centralia, IL the son of Warrie Lee “Wink” and Catherine Sarah Quarterman Jackson. On June 28, 1969 he married Janice Carole Snyder in Patoka, IL. Mr. Jackson retired as Assistant Principal at Taylorville High School. He had also taught 5th grade at Nort...read more
Brian M. Larson, 54, of Taylorville passed away at 11:01 pm on Monday, July 28, 2014 in his home. He was born on December 1, 1959 in Joliet, the son of Louis and Linda Flory Larson. On November 11, 1984 he married Penny Beitel in Kincaid. Brian was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Taylorville. He worked for the Illinois Secretary of State as a store keeper for 32 years. Brian enjoyed ...read more
Terry Robert Grant, 73 of Taylorville, IL passed away on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at 11:50 a.m. at his home.  He was born on April 1, 1941  in Taylorville. The son of William T.  and Anna Ruth ( Brooks ) Grant Sr. He was an Automotive Dealer. He was heavily involved in Philanthropic activities in the community, which included St. Mary’s Catholic Church, St. Mary’s Catholic...read more
Patricia Jean Curtin, 84, of Sherman, formerly of Stonington, passed away at 3:32 pm, Monday, July 21, 2014 at Villa Health Care Center in Sherman. She was born on February 1, 1930 in Chicago, the daughter of Herman Otto and Ruth Marion (O’Reilly) Biehle. She married Lawrence B. Curtin on January 15, 1955 at St. Giles Catholic Church in Oak Park, Illinois. Mrs. Curtin was a member of Holy Tr...read more
Beulah Richards, 97 of Taylorville, passed away Saturday, July 19, 2014 at 11: 56 p.m. at her residence. She was born on November 12, 1916 in Tower Hill, IL. The daughter of Nathaniel and Sarah  (Adams) Rusher.  She married Woodrow Richards in Danville, IL on January 3, 1948. He preceded her in passing on November 5, 1980. She was a homemaker and a member of M.A.D.D.. Beulah was like a m...read more

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