11/20/2014 10:00:19 AM
(photo by Bryan Payne)
Several business and civic leaders attended this (Thursday) morning's ribbon cutting at the new Shoe Sensation store in the Grand Plaza Shopping Center in Taylorville. The ribbon cutting was sponsored by the Greater Taylorville Chamber of Commerce.
Some 75 people were in line for the official opening of the store at 10 o'clock this (Thursday) morning. The store offers se...read more
John N. Tipsword, 78 of Saratoga Springs, NY formerly of Taylorville passed away on Monday, November 17, 2014 at Saratoga Hospital in Saratoga Springs.He was born on August 25, 1936 at St. Elmo the son of Lewis Cecil and Earline (Edwards) Tipsword. He married Barbara Jean Bruns on December 23, 1961 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Taylorville; she preceded him in death on October 26, 2007. He was als...read more
William D. “Bill” Croenne, 85, of Taylorville, IL died at 9:07 pm Sunday, November 16, 2014 at his residence.
He was born December 22, 1928 in Assumption, IL the son of Leon and Margaret E. Lewis Croenne. On July 1, 1950 he married Lila Lee Lidster at the Methodist Church Parsonage in Taylorville. Bill served with the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He was a member of V.F.W. Post 449...read more
Robert L. Kearney, 70, of Taylorville, IL died at 9:40 pm Saturday, November 15, 2014 at his residence.
He was born June 5, 1944 in Taylorville, IL the son of Robert K. and Blanche Leone Shanks Kearney. On August 11, 1967 he married Rosemary Moody at the First Baptist Church in Taylorville. Bob graduated from Taylorville High School in 1963 and worked as a tire builder at Firestone in Decatur for...read more
Teresa Lynn Oller, 64, of Taylorville, IL died November 14, 2014 at St. Anthony Medical Center, St. Louis, MO.
She was born January 29, 1950 in Manhattan, Kansas the daughter of William Earl and Patricia Nan May Snook. On July 1, 1967 she married Albert Olin Oller in Taylorville. Mrs. Oller retired from the Argenta Oreana School System.
Surviving are her children: Patty Lynn Habib and husband F...read more
E. M. “Donna” Faber, 88, of Kincaid, IL passed away at 1:15 P.M. Thursday, November 13, 2014 in Memorial Medical Center, Springfield, IL.
She was born in Taylorville, IL July 24, 1926 the daughter of James Andrew and Ruby (Owens) Graham. Donna married Stanley Faber in Taylorville, IL and he preceded her in death in 1996.
Mrs. Faber was a member of Midland United Met...read more