Taylorville Daily News News http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news 20 Latest News Articles 2014-04-20T12:43:33Z Davis: Student Councils Play Bigger Role Today <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=123069" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_4191490123-RodneyDavis.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>U.S. Representative Rodney Davis of Taylorville recently spoke to the Taylorville High School Student Council. Davis tells Regional Radio News that the student council has changed for the better over the years: [audio:davisstudentcouncil041914.mp3]c... 2014-04-19T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=123069 Scherer Cracks Down on Meth Production Near Schools <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=123068" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_4191490300-suescherer.png" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>State Rep. Sue Scherer of Decatur recently passed legislation strengthening penalties for manufacturing methamphetamine near schools. Scherer says it&rsquo;s important to keep school zones safe: &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; [audio:040814SchererHB4093.mp3]co... 2014-04-19T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=123068 Registration Being Taken for Pana Yard Sales The Pana city wide yard sales will be held on Saturday May 3, 2014, with most sales beginning at 8:00 AM. This is the 19th year for this community event. Cut off for registering your address is noon on Tuesday April 29 2014, this will insure your ad... 2014-04-19T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=123066 Sangamon River Clean-Up Day Next Saturday The Macon County Conservation District, Community Environmental Council, and Decatur Park District are sponsoring a Sangamon River Clean-Up on Saturday, April 26 as part of Earth Day.&nbsp; Groups and individuals should meet at the Information Shelte... 2014-04-19T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=123065 LLCC invites public to annual “Battle of the Bands” The Student Life Office of Lincoln Land Community College invites the public to the annual &ldquo;Battle of the Bands&rdquo; competition Friday, April 25. Door open at 5:30 p.m. and bands will perform from 6-10 p.m. in the Trutter Center on the Sprin... 2014-04-19T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=123064 Oak Ridge Boys Coming To Effingham Performance Center The Oak Ridge Boys will be bringing their music to the stage at the Effingham Performance Center on Friday, April 25th at 8pm.&nbsp; A limited number of seats are available. &nbsp; The four-part harmonies and songs of The Oak Ridge Boys have spawne... 2014-04-19T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=123063 American Idol Live! Tour Coming To State Fair Fans of American Idol can see the top contestants from the current season of the hit TV series at this year&rsquo;s Illinois State Fair.&nbsp; The fair has announced the American Idol Live! Tour will perform a concert at the Grandstand Friday, Aug. 8... 2014-04-19T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=123062 Lakeshore Extends Last Call on Special 3-year Membership If you have been debating about whether or not to purchase the limited time three year membership pass at Lakeshore Golf Course, you only have a few days left to decide. Lakeshore has extended the cut off day to this Sunday at the end of the business... 2014-04-18T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=122991 New Master Gardeners Certified A new class of Master Gardeners was certified this past Friday after 12 weeks of training.The group received their training in Taylorville, and most of the attendees are from Christian County.&nbsp; Long-time Master Gardener Gwen Podeschi says it was... 2014-04-18T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=122990 Sarah Bush to Offer Healthy Kids Summer Program If you're looking for a way to keep your kids busy during the summer months, the Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center may have just the thing.&nbsp; Sara Betts, Healthy Kids Education Specialist for the hospital, says one offering is all about cooking: ... 2014-04-18T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=122989 Details Released of Crash that Sent One to Hospital The Christian County Sheriff&rsquo;s Office has released details on a crash that sent a Taylorville resident to the hospital. On April 4, Lenora I. Siegrist of Taylorville was traveling northbound on County Highway 23 approaching 2550 North Road. Sie... 2014-04-18T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=122988 Honor Flight Prepares for Second Flight of 2014 On Tuesday, April 29th, Land of Lincoln Honor Flight (LLHF) will take to the air again to honor 86 of our senior Veterans, by taking them on a no expense, day long journey to Washington, DC, so they may visit and reflect at their national memorials. ... 2014-04-18T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=122987 Lake Land College Honored for Technology Use in Classroom Lake Land College has recently been honored and recognized for its innovative uses of technology to achieve first-rate student learning environments by e.Republic&rsquo;s Center for Digital Education. This year, the college ranks number seven among m... 2014-04-18T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=122986 1 Arrested for Obstructing Justice A Taylorville resident was arrested for obstructing justice on Wednesday. At 5:46pm, a Taylorville Police Department officer conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle on Wantland Drive. Following the stop, Rebecca Bayless, 36, of Taylorville was arrested... 2014-04-18T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=122985 Emerald Underground to Perform in LLCC Recital Series The final performance in the 2014 Lincoln Land Community College Recital Series will feature the Emerald Underground on Sunday, April 27. The 4 p.m. concert will be held in the Trutter Center on the LLCC Springfield campus, and is free and open to th... 2014-04-18T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=122984 Conservation District Gears Up for Festival of Spring &nbsp; The Macon County Conservation District and Decatur Audubon Society will hold the 33rd annual Festival of Spring on Saturday, April 26 from 10am &ndash; 4pm at Rock Springs Conservation Area. &nbsp; This year&rsquo;s festival includes activi... 2014-04-18T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=122983 Shelbyville April Students of the Month <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=122836" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_4171414310-SvilleSOMapr2014.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> Left to right: Krista from Family Drug, Senior Brook Cieplik, Junior Peighton Donnel, Sophomore Kelly Laskowski, Freshman Dakota Forsyth. 2014-04-17T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=122836 Taylorville Students of the Month for April 2014 <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=122835" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_4171414518-Tvilleapr2014SOM.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> Left to Right: Betty Asmussen from Peoples Bank and Trust, Senior Brandon Butcher, Junior Bailey Yonker, Sophomore Mary Kate Curtin, Freshman Trevor Crews. 2014-04-17T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=122835 Steve Durbin is Winner of $20.25 million Lottery <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=122833" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_4171413136-thisone.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> 69-year-old Steve Durbin of Taylorville is the big winner of the $20,250,000 Lotto jackpot. Durbin and his newlywed wife Wilma were at the Taylorville Kroger, where he had purchased the ticket, for a check presentation Thursday afternoon. Wilma tel... 2014-04-17T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=122833 Logan’s Tropical Sno Opens in Taylorville <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=122763" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_4171473549-loganstropicalsno002.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> Greater Taylorville Chamber of Commerce holds ribbon cutting for Logan's Tropical Sno With temperatures on the rise, you may be looking for a place to enjoy a cool treat and now there is a new spot to do so in Taylorville. Nicole Logan tells Regio... 2014-04-17T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=122763