Taylorville Daily News News http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news 20 Latest News Articles 2014-11-22T08:09:54Z Vatthauer To Start New Group A local counselor will be starting a new support group. Karen Vatthauer of Taylorville says the group, &ldquo;Healthy Connections&rdquo; will be for people having trouble coping with health concerns: &nbsp; [audio:vatthauernewgroup112214.mp3]commen... 2014-11-22T13:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=153126 Local Salons Help Fight Diabetes The American Diabetes Association recently held a successful fundraiser. Vanessa Wiseman of the ADA says it wouldn't have been possible without the help of several local salons: &nbsp; [audio:wisemansalonchallenge112114.mp3]comment here[/audio] &n... 2014-11-21T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=153124 4H Holds Awards Achievement Night The Christian County 4H held it's annual Awards Achievement Night recently. County 4H Coordinator Alicia Gullidge says awards aren't just given at the County Fair: &nbsp; [audio:gullidge4hacheivementnight112114.mp3]comment here[/audio] &nbsp; Gul... 2014-11-21T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=153097 LLCC Offers Financial Aid Checkup If you are headed for college, the big question is how to finance it. Scott Stallman, Executive Director of Lincoln Land College's Eastern Region Education Center, says they can give you a financial aid checkup: &nbsp; [audio:stallmanaidcheckup1121... 2014-11-21T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=153096 Lights Come On Tonight Holiday displays will light up at Shelbyville's Forest Park tonight. The Festival of Lights gets underway, according to Vonda McConnell of the Shelbyville Chamber of Commerce: &nbsp; [audio:vondachamber112114.mp3]comment here[/audio] &nbsp; The l... 2014-11-21T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=153095 Shoe Sensation Holds Ribbon Cutting To Officially Open New Store <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=152936" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_112014105917-20141120090243.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> (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 Taylorvi... 2014-11-20T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=152936 Mobile Food Pantry In Taylorville Saturday The Central Illinois Food Bank's Mobile Food Pantry will be at Taylorville High School this weekend. Public Relations Manager for the Food Bank Krista Lisser says they cover a lot of territory: [audio:lisserfoodpantry111914.mp3]comment here[/audio]... 2014-11-20T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=152928 Davis: No Republican Mandate A local legislator says the message from this month's elections was simple. Recently reelected Congressman Rodney Davis of Taylorville says the government now needs to get things done: &nbsp; [audio:davisnomandate111914.mp3]comment here[/audio] &n... 2014-11-20T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=152927 MAPS Offers Holiday Raffle The Mid America Prep School in Herrick is sponsoring a holiday raffle. Principal Rick Allen says the drawing will be just before Christmas: &nbsp; [audio:allenmapsraffle112014.mp3]comment here[/audio] &nbsp; The drawing will be December 17th. Cal... 2014-11-20T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=152918 Henry On End Of Year Planning End of year planning is tricky for investors. Steve Henry, owner of CSH Investment management in Taylorville says you have to make a few assumptions regarding taxes: &nbsp; [audio:henrysteveendofyear112014.mp3]comment here[/audio] &nbsp; CSH Inve... 2014-11-20T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=152912 Hospital Auxiliary Hosts Extravaganza Taylorville Memorial Hospital will be the place Friday and Saturday for the annual Hospital Auxiliary's Holiday Extravaganza. The event will feature a gift shop, bake sale, quilters and a basket raffle. Various craft booths and independent consultant... 2014-11-20T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=152910 Drug Arrests The Christian County Sheriff's Office reports a pair of drug arrests. 49 year-old Clifford Ballion and 40 year-old Kerri Ballion, both of Rochester, were reportedly arrested Monday (11-17) on charges that included drug possession and possession of a ... 2014-11-20T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=152909 Convenience Store Busted A Taylorville Police tobacco compliance check led to a local convenience store being busted. Route Mart at 120 West Park Street was reportedly found in violation. Police say a city ordinance citation was issued to Robert E. Wombachur of Taylorville. 2014-11-20T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=152908 Taylorville Police Make Domestic Battery Arrests Taylorville Police made separate domestic battery arrests about 12 hours apart Saturday (11-15). &nbsp; At 4:23am, they were called to 700 Park Blvd.on reports of a disturbance. They reportedly arrested Joseph G. Beisher of Taylorville on a domesti... 2014-11-20T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=152907 PCH Adds Dexa Machine Pana Community Hospital now boasts a DEXA Machine. Diagnostic Imaging Manager at PCH, Cindy Miles explains: &nbsp; [audio:milesdexamachine111914.mp3]comment here[/audio] &nbsp; Call the Diagnostic Imaging Department at Pana Community Hospital to ... 2014-11-20T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=152906 U-of-I Ag Program Places Student Teacher at Taylorville <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=152787" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_11191425127-SarahMooreTHSStudentTeacher.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The University of Illinois Agricultural Education program has placed a student teacher, Sarah Moore, with Agricultural Science Instructors, Sue Schafer, Monty Elvidge, and Stephanie Ruppert, at Taylorville High School, starting in January of next yea... 2014-11-19T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=152787 Christian County Board Hears Update on Grain Belt Express The Christian County Board heard a report from Rick Cornell, director of Illinois Outreach for Clean Line Grain Belt Express project. The project is earmarked to build a 750 mile transmission line from Kansas to Indiana for the purpose of moving 3500... 2014-11-18T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=152669 Christian County Board Chair Speaks at Taylorville Kiwanis <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=152645" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_10211433015-Kiwanislogo.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Taylorville Kiwanis Club heard from the chairman of the Christian County Board Paul Schmitz, at the club's weekly noon luncheon Tuesday at the Taylorville Memorial Hospital auditorium. Schmitz gave an overview of the many departments of Christia... 2014-11-18T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=152645 Taylorville Named Among "25 Most Affordable Cities in United States" The City of Taylorville has been selected by an Internet blog, as number 5 of "The 25 Most Affordable Cities in the United States&mdash;25 Gems Where You Can Live Large for Less." Author Ken Lyons made Taylorville number 5 of his Top 25 list, statin... 2014-11-18T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=152632 Owaneco Man Sentenced A Christian County man is off to prison for more than a decade after being sentenced for sexual exploitation of a minor. After a plea earlier this year - James Owens of Owaneco, a former Taylorville Schools&rsquo; bus driver was sent to prison for 12... 2014-11-18T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=152617