Taylorville Daily News News http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news 20 Latest News Articles 2015-09-02T01:28:04Z Cruise to the Lake This Sunday at Lake Taylorville; Washer Tourney on Tap The Taylorville Lake Campers are hosting the Cruise to the Lake this Sunday at Lake Taylorville. John Paine of the Taylorville Lake Campers tells Regional Radio News there will be a Washer Tournament starting at 1 p.m., followed by the Cruise-In whic... 2015-09-01T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=187654 Aging Market Street Lift Station Needs Immediate Repair; Could Cost City $150,000-$200,000 The City of Taylorville is scrambling to come up with the funds for the Market Street Lift station, which is located at Market and Shawnee Street as its showing signs of age, due to the sides and walls are buckling in. Funds are estimated to cost the... 2015-09-01T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=187635 Malfunctioning Alarm System the Cause of Fire Alarm at THS <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=187632" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_9011530758-TaylorvilleHighSchool.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> The Taylorville Fire Department responded to a 911 call from the alarm company in regards to a fire alarm that was going off at the Taylorville High School on Tuesday afternoon, before 2:00. According to Taylorville Firefighter, Tom Campbell, an in... 2015-09-01T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=187632 Death Investigation Ongoing of Hillsboro Man Found Dead According to a statement released Tuesday morning by Christian County Coroner, Amy Winans. On Monday August 31, 2015, Christian County Authorities received a notification from Hillsboro police, in regards to a male subject that had been reported miss... 2015-09-01T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=187610 Stabbing Incident Still Being Investigated by Pana Police and Law Enforcement <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=187583" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_9011585320-Panapolice.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> The Pana Police Department and the Illinois State Police Zone 4 Investigations continue investigating a stabbing incident that occurred on Monday, which has resulted in the arrest of a suspect. Christian County 911 received a call on August 31, 20... 2015-09-01T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=187583 Pana Tri-County Fair to Start Wednesday, Run Through Monday The Pana Tri-County Fair will be starting up on Wednesday, Sept 2nd as there will be a lot of food, fun and activities planned for all ages. Main events of the fair include a Queen, Jr. Miss and Little Miss Pageant at 6 p.m. on Wednesday. Thursday&r... 2015-08-31T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=187501 2015 Farm Progress Show Opens Tomorrow At 8 a.m. on Tuesday, organizers anticipate thousands upon thousands of farmers and others to flood Progress City in Decatur for the Super Bowl of Agriculture. According to Events Manager for Farm Progress Matt Jungmann, this year's show is poised t... 2015-08-31T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=187495 Eligible Units of Teamsters Union Sign Four-Year Collective Bargaining Agreement with State <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=187484" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_8311534124-sealofIllinois.gif" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> In a statement released on Monday afternoon by the Office of the Governor, all eligible units of the Teamsters Union have signed onto a new four-year collective bargaining agreement with the state of Illinois. The current agreement expired on June ... 2015-08-31T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=187484 Locked and Loaded Indoor Range Now Open; More Products Coming for New Addition <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=187483" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_8311524513-LockedandLoadedRange.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> Locked and Loaded, located just east of Pana have announced their indoor range is now open. The doors for the indoor range was open about a month ago, with a ribbon cutting that was held last week. Construction started in January and was completed ... 2015-08-31T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=187483 Banner Day for Project 29 as Asphalt is Being Applied <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=187475" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_83115124532-Route2983115.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> You may have traveled towards Springfield and noticed there were construction crews working on Project 29, yet it&rsquo;s a significant step as asphalt was being laid down.&nbsp;It was announced at the Project 29 meeting last week that it would be ... 2015-08-31T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=187475 Taylorville Fire Department Responds to Garage Fire; Cause Undetermined, Not Suspicious <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=187463" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_83115110743-FireDeptHeader.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Taylorville Fire Department responded to a garage fire at 726 West England Street on Sunday at approximately 8:04 p.m. A passerby called 911 to report the structure on fire. When firefighters arrived, the siding of the garage was on fire. Firemen... 2015-08-31T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=187463 American Red Cross Volunteers Help with House Fire in Mattoon <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=187305" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_82915111524-RedCrossLogo.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> According to the American Red Cross in Decatur, there were Red Cross volunteers that responded to a house fire on the 700 block of 25th Street in Mattoon on Thursday, August 27. Those that were affected by the fire, has a safe place to stay, along ... 2015-08-29T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=187305 Del Adcock of Assumption Finishes Top Five in Superior Young Beef Producers Competition <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=187294" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_8291594446-15BeefProducersOverallWinners.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> Twenty 4-H and FFA members from across the state competed in the 2015 Illinois Superior Young Beef Producers Award Contest that was held on August 12, which was in conjunction with the Illinois State Fair. It was a three-phase competition that chal... 2015-08-29T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=187294 Illinois Farm Bureau to Celebrate 100th Anniversary at Farm Progress Show The Illinois Farm Bureau will be celebrating their 100th Anniversary at the Illinois Farm Progress Show in Decatur next week as IFB President, Richard Guebert, Jr. will be holding a press conference announcing the activities surrounding IFB&rsquo;s 1... 2015-08-28T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=187241 Investigation Finalized of Elderly Couple Found Dead in July According to Christian County Coroner, Amy Winans, the investigation into the deaths of an elderly couple that was found dead on July 13, 2015 have been finalized. 76 year-old, Linda Fillenwarth of Taylorville, was pronounced dead at her residence. ... 2015-08-28T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=187229 Illinois State Police Enforcing Patrols Now Through Labor Day Weekend <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=187224" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_82815114730-isp.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> As the Labor Day weekend draws near, so does the enforcement of interstates and highways. Illinois State Police have begun their enforcement of the roads leading up to Labor Day weekend. ISP District 09 Commander, Captain Scott Compton, says those ... 2015-08-28T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=187224 Illinois Corn Growers Association to Conduct Testing of Water Samples at Farm Progress Show According to a statement released by the Illinois Corn Growers Association in Bloomington on Thursday, farmers have the opportunity to take part in free water testing at the Farm Progress Show in Decatur. The testing is free of charge and results wil... 2015-08-27T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=187124 Taylorville Vision Source Welcomes Two New Optometrists <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=187111" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_8271525421-DrEmilySmithTVS.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> Taylorville Vision Source, located at 108 South Main Street in Taylorville on the east side of the Square, has welcomed two new optometrists to their staff. They are Dr. Brian Repking and Dr. Emily Smith. Dr. Repking grew up in Teutopolis, Illinoi... 2015-08-27T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=187111 Scavenger Hunt to be Held at Farm Progress Show on Sept 1-3 A grain safety scavenger hunt will be held during the Farm Progress Show in Decatur from Sept 1-3. The Grain Handling Safety Coalition, in conjunction with the Illinois Farm Bureau and Illinois Association FFA is conducting the event. Eric Vanasdale... 2015-08-27T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=187098 Bell Gives Positive News on Project 29; Three More Miles of Unpaved Road to Go <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=187002" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_82615103615-Project29MeetingBell1.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> Project 29 held their regularly scheduled meeting at Jan&rsquo;s Bar and Grill in Edinburg on Wednesday night. There were several community leaders and citizens present at the meeting, as they voiced their support for Project 29 and what this means... 2015-08-26T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=187002