Taylorville Daily News News http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news 20 Latest News Articles 2015-03-29T11:23:42Z Lake Shelbyville Public Information Meeting The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will be conducting a public information day at the Lake Shelbyville Visitor Center in Shelbyville on April 2, 2015 at 10:30a.m. Phil Manhart, with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers tells Regional Radio the topics bein... 2015-03-28T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=169078 Medicare Part B Enrollment Period Ending March 31st Individuals looking to enroll in Medicare Part B have very little time to do so before the current enrollment period ends. &nbsp; Jack Myers, a Public Affairs Specialist with Social Security Administration tells Regional Radio that this deadline is... 2015-03-27T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=169004 Gluten-Free Diet not for Everyone If you've visited any grocery store in recent years, you've no doubt come across a number of items labeled &ldquo;gluten-free.&rdquo; &nbsp; Lisa Peterson, Nutrition and Wellness Educator with University of Illinois Extension tells Regional Radio t... 2015-03-26T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=168868 LLCC Offering Accelerated Developmental Math Courses <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=168866" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_3261532142-ScottStallman.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Any college student who is filled with dread after hearing the phrase, &ldquo;placement test&rdquo; knows that just because you're in college, doesn't mean you're ready for college-level math courses. &nbsp; Scott Stallman, Executive Director of th... 2015-03-26T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=168866 Stayton on Educating the Importance of Agriculture <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=168865" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_3261531420-AGStayton.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> Derek Stayton, Vice president for Agricultural Financial Services for Farm Credit Illinois talked with President of Miller Media Group, Randal J. Miller, for Ag Day. Stayton tells Regional Radio that farmers in Illinois need to educate the public ... 2015-03-26T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=168865 Christian County Sheriff Issues Appeal to Citizens in the Fight Against Crime <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=168864" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_7201154004-SheriffKettelkamp.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Sheriff Kettelkamp announced that Christian County citizens are being invited to become Associate Members of the Illinois Sheriffs' Association. Membership applications go out in the mail shortly and you can join at any time. Sheriff Kettelkamp think... 2015-03-26T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=168864 Burn Surge Exercise <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=168695" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_3251543524-burnsurge.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> Wednesday morning, hospitals, public health departments and Emergency Managers across the region took part in an Illinois Department of Public Health virtual burn surge exercise yesterday. Participants worked through a simulated fire at a local mov... 2015-03-25T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=168695 Scherer Backs Bill to Notify Parents of Sex Offenders Near School Bus Stops <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=168693" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_3251542049-suescherer.png" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Parents would be notified of dangerous sex offenders that live near school bus stops with new legislation backed by state Rep. Sue Scherer, D-Decatur. Scherer says it is her goal to keep kids safe from harm. If a registered sex offender lives within... 2015-03-25T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=168693 Sergeant Mills on Burning Guidelines Spring is finally upon us and with the soon-to-be warm temperatures on the horizon, local residents will likely have questions concerning yard-waste burning rules and regulations. &nbsp; Sergeant Allen Mills of the Taylorville Police Department tel... 2015-03-25T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=168688 Franzen Talks Crop Insurance at AG Day <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=168665" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_32515112759-AGFranzen.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>President of Miller Media Group, Randal J. Miller, talked with Mike Franzen, a Crop Insurance Specialist at Farm Credit Illinois, about crop insurance. Franzen says the insurance protects people for yields and also weather. [audio:32515112324-AGFran... 2015-03-25T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=168665 Rep. Avery Bourne - Disabled veterans legislation approved in committee <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=168639" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_3171534701-AveryBourne.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>State Representative Avery Bourne (R-Litchfield) passed her first piece of legislation out of committee on Tuesday. House Bill 3749 was approved in the Agriculture and Conservation Committee. The measure Amends the Fish and Aquatic Life Code and prov... 2015-03-25T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=168639 Mobile Food Pantry Highlights Food Insecurity in Taylorville <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=168544" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_3241540211-foodbank.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A mobile food pantry visit to Taylorville High School last month saw some 209 households in the area receive various food stuffs. Krista Lisser, Public Relations Manager with the Central Illinois Foodbank tells Regional Radio that of those 209 househ... 2015-03-24T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=168544 Genealogical Society to Host Family Tree Seminar On Thursday evening at 6:00 pm at the Taylorville Public Library, the Christian County Genealogical Society will be presenting a Family Tree Seminar that is free and open to the public. Charles Dilley, of the Christian County Genealogical Society te... 2015-03-24T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=168543 Taylorville Kiwanis Hear About Phone Scams <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=168536" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_3241524146-20150324124001.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> The Taylorville Kiwanis Club heard about the various scams that affect the public, from a representative of the Illinois State Attorney General's office, at their Tuesday luncheon at the Taylorville Memorial Hospital auditorium. Caitlyn Smith, a c... 2015-03-24T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=168536 Mayor Brotherton Comments on Hotel-Motel Tax Disagreement <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=168523" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_7011155715-gregbrotherton.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> &nbsp; At last Monday's meeting of the Taylorville City Council, a minor controversy surfaced regarding the use of funds generated by the City's hotel-motel tax in order to assist the Taylorville High School band in their trip to Washington D.C to... 2015-03-24T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=168523 Taylorville Park Board Hears About Problems at Jayne's Park <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=168376" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_3231590700-parkboard.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Taylorville Park Board held their monthly meeting Monday night at the Park Office. Marlane Miller, President of the Park Board first read a &lsquo;Thank You&rsquo; note from the family of Wayne Orr Sr. The board approved the purchase of a commem... 2015-03-23T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=168376 Justin Holderread Promoted to Senior Lender with National Bank at Hillsboro <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=168360" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_3231541201-justin.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>National Bank Board of Directors promoted Justin Holderread to the position of Senior Lending Officer. Holderread has served as Vice President and Department Head of Retail Lending for the past 6 years with the organization. Holderread graduate from... 2015-03-23T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=168360 Taylorville High School Theater Department Presents Crazy for You <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=168357" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_3131543211-tvilleschool.gif" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Local residents looking for some home grown entertainment should mark their calendars for this Thursday, March 26th as the THS Theater Department presents the 1992 Gershwin musical Crazy for You. Brent Frump, a senior at THS and one of the stars of t... 2015-03-23T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=168357 Advertising a Science of Fear and Love <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=168356" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_3231535208-karenV.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>As election season approaches, media consumers will no doubt begin to see a number of political ads on television ranging from uplifting to downright negative. &nbsp; Counselor Karen Vatthauer, owner of Beacon Counseling in Taylorville tells Region... 2015-03-23T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=168356 TMH to Host Christian County Prevention Coalition <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=168355" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_3231534733-taylorvillememorialhospital.gif" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>On Wednesday, March 25th, at 4:30pm, the Taylorville Memorial Hospital will be hosting the Christian County Prevention Coalition meeting. Jodi Heberling tells Regional Radio there will be a guest speaker. Ted Peneisis, Education Manager of Illinois ... 2015-03-23T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=168355