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7/24/2014 12:56:00 PM
Something not seen for years at the Christian County Fair takes place tonight in the grandstand.  Bob Sargent, co-owner of the Macon Speedway says there will be plenty of excitement: [audio:sargentracing072414.mp3]comment here[/audio] The Grandstands open at 5pm, practice gets underway at 6p, and the races begin at 7.  Grandstand admission price is $8 a ticket.  ...read more
Obituaries
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
Noretta (Norrie) P. Kettelkamp of Gowin Parc Memory Care in Taylorville Illinois, formerly of Nokomis passed away Saturday July 19th, 2014 at Gowin Parc. Norrie the daughter of Elvis L Hicks and Bessie Funderburk Hicks was born January 30, 1923 in Ramsey Illinois. She married Fred (Fritz) Kettelkamp August 20, 1944 in South Fork Methodist Church in rural Nokomis. He passed August 19, 1995. Norrie...read more
Alexandrine “Alex” Pauline Johnson, 93 of Taylorville, IL passed on Wednesday, July 16, 2014 at Meadow Manor Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Taylorville.  She was born on December 12, 1920 in Pana, IL. The daughter of Charles & Sophie (Deuchman) Faingnaert. She married Everett Johnson on September 18, 1937 in Taylorville, IL. He preceded her in passing on May 24...read more

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