Taylorville Daily News News http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news 20 Latest News Articles 2014-09-02T01:52:31Z Taylorville Kiwanis Club Hold Business Meeting at Weekly Luncheon <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=142015" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_8261413250-Kiwanislogo.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Taylorville Kiwanis Club learned about several upcoming Kiwanis events, during their business meeting at Tuesday's weekly luncheon at the Taylorville Memorial Hospital auditorium. &nbsp; Committee chairs reported on upcoming activities to help... 2014-09-02T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=142015 Kincaid Labor Day Picnic Ongoing The annual Kincaid Labor Day Picnic is underway. A highlight of the event was an appearance by the popular Country group Brushville along with other live acts. The Picnic features rides, food and entertainment. &nbsp; Monday's events include a plan... 2014-09-01T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=141805 Labor Day Weekend has Slight Risk of Severe Weather <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=141767" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_8311474730-NWSlogo.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> The National Weather Service in Lincoln says that mostly dry conditions are expected Sunday, with lingering thunderstorm chances south of I-70. Highs of 83 to 88 are expected. Chance of rain is 20-40% south of I-70, 10% north of I-70. Another stor... 2014-08-31T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=141767 September: Severe Weather Preparedness Month September is Severe Weather Preparedness Month, and the American Red Cross is urging you to develop an emergency plan. Tara Winter of the Red Cross says it's a good way to keep your family safe: &nbsp; [audio:wintersevwxprepredcross082914.mp3]comme... 2014-08-29T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=141647 Lincoln Land Community College Welcomes New Faculty SPRINGFIELD &ndash; The Lincoln Land Community College Board of Trustees welcomed new faculty at its August meeting last week. Phyllis Bieverof Minier, instructor in surgical technology, is a certified surgical technologist with substantial clinica... 2014-08-29T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=141645 Meadow Manor Plans Fall Festival Shelbyville Manor is planning its annual Fall Festival. Kristi Gorden, Director of Marketing and Sales at Shelbyville Manor, says it happens this weekend: &nbsp; [audio:gordensvillemanor082914.mp3]comment here[/audio] &nbsp; The Fall Festival is ... 2014-08-29T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=141644 Cops to Enforce Fatal Four Springfield, IL &ndash; Law enforcement officials are reminding motorists to take the necessary safety precautions to prevent senseless tragedies during the upcoming Labor Day holiday weekend. Continuing through Tuesday, September 2, the Illinois ... 2014-08-29T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=141642 Sheriffs Report Arrest A Taylorville man has been busted on a driving violation. According to reports, 40 year old Richard Budds was arrested Thursday for driving on a suspended or revoked license. 2014-08-29T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=141641 Mid-America Prep School Boasts 50 Students Mid-America Preparatory School is located in Herrick. Rick Allen is principal of the Christian school, which is in its 7th year. [audio:AllenaudioAug2914.mp3]comment here[/audio] For more information, contact Allen at 618-428-5600. 2014-08-29T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=141608 175th Celebration Adds New Dimension to Chillifest This year's Chillifest will also feature the 175th anniversary celebration of Taylorville and Christian County. CEO of the Greater Taylorville Chamber of Commerce Patty Hornbuckle says the combination adds a whole new dimension to this year's festivi... 2014-08-29T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=141603 Triad Brings Senior Police Academy The area Triad organization is once again sponsoring the Senior Police Academy. Richard Peters tells Regional Radio the classes start this coming Thursday: &nbsp; [audio:peterssenioracademy082914.mp3]comment here[/audio] &nbsp; Call the Christian... 2014-08-28T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=141453 ROYALTY CROWNED AT THE 2014 PANA TRI-COUNTY FAIR WEDNESDAY NIGHT THE 66TH ANNUAL PANA TRI-COUNTY FAIR KICKED OFF LAST NIGHT FEATURING THE LITTLE MISS, JUNIOR MISS AND MISS QUEEN PAGEANTS &nbsp; ZARA GUZMAN OF MORRISONVILLE WAS SELECTED AS THE SECOND RUNNER-UP IN THE LITTLE MISS CONTEST, KAYLEE KUHN OF PANA FIRST... 2014-08-28T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=141431 Another Deer-Car Collision The Christian County Sheriff's office reports another deer-car collision. 22 Year old Kalie Catlin of Mt. Auburn was reportedly headed north on 2100 East Road just south of County Highway 2 Tuesday when she says a deer ran into the roadway. Catlin co... 2014-08-27T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=141319 Chamber Selects Member of the Quarter The Greater Taylorville Chamber of Commerce has selected its Member of the Quarter. McMillan Landscaping was chosen. McMillan offers landscaping services including design, construction and maintenance. You can call McMillan Landscaping at 820-5114. ... 2014-08-27T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=141318 Taylorville Chamber Chillifest Little Miss Slots Full; Slots Remain for Other Contests <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=141282" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_8271490223-Chillifestlogo2014.png" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Slots for the Greater Taylorville Chamber of Commerce Chillifest Little Miss Chilli Pepper pageant on Saturday, October 4th, are full, according to Chamber officials. &nbsp; But they add there are a few slots available for the Little Mister Chilli... 2014-08-27T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=141282 Central Illinois Cleaning Up After Severe Weather Tuesday Night Central Illinois is cleaning up after severe thunderstorms rolled thru the area last night, bringing as much as 3 to 4 inches of rain in less than 2 hours. &nbsp; Many city and rural roads were flooded immediately after the heavy rain Tuesday night... 2014-08-27T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=141265 Elderly Not Immune to Drug Dangers When we think of drug abusers, we may imagine a wasted street person or a wild young partier, but nobody is immune to drug dangers. Caroline Reynolds, who directs the &ldquo;New Vision&rdquo; program at Shelby Memorial Hospital, says the elderly can ... 2014-08-26T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=141144 Good Police Work Leads to Arrest Good Police work led to the arrest of a Taylorville man Sunday. According to reports, a Taylorville officer made contact with a man who was known to be wanted on a warrant. After his name was run through LEADS, the warrant was apparently confirmed. 2... 2014-08-26T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=141143 Man Apparently Passes Out in Taylorville Intersection Both police and ambulance were called out early last Friday morning on reports of an unresponsive driver who was sitting in the middle of the intersection of Webster and Vine Streets. When cops arrived, Sutton Ambulance drivers were reportedly gettin... 2014-08-26T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=141142 Taylorville Kiwanis Hear About Concealed Carry <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=141135" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_8261413250-Kiwanislogo.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Taylorville Kiwanis Club learned about the new Illinois gun concealed carry law, at their noon luncheon Tuesday at the Taylorville Memorial Hospital auditorium. &nbsp; John Garner, a retired master sargent formerly with the Illinois State Polic... 2014-08-26T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=141135