Taylorville Daily News News http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news 20 Latest News Articles 2014-08-22T04:36:43Z BREAKING NEWS: Taylorville Man, Brother Apparent Victims of Double Suicide in Springfield 2 men, including one from Taylorville, were found in a car in Riverside Park on Springfield's north side late Thursday afternoon, both dead from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. Sangamon County Coroner Cinda Edwards told Regional Radio News... 2014-08-22T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=140671 Sheriff provides Details of Pana Shooting More details are coming out after Pana man was killed by an Illinois State Police SWAT Team late last month. Christian County Sheriff Bruce Kettelkamp tells Regional radio News the situation unfolded in the early morning hours of July 29th: &nbsp; ... 2014-08-21T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=140540 Big Entertainment Plans for Chillifest/175th This year's Chamber of Commerce Chillifest will feature more entertainment than usual, mostly because the 175th Anniversary of Taylorville and Christian County will be celebrated as well. Patty Hornbuckle, CEO of the chamber, says a much anticipated ... 2014-08-21T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=140539 State Fair Features Local Winners It was another successful year for area 4H members at the Illinois State Fair. Peggy Hampton, 4H and Youth Development Educator for the University of Illinois Extension says several purple ribbons were awarded: &nbsp; &nbsp;[audio:hamptonfairwinner... 2014-08-21T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=140538 5 Reasons to Groom Your Dog Keeping your dog well groomed is important for many reasons that you may not know about. Gabby at Tail Command in Taylorville says there are 5 important reasons: &nbsp; [audio:tailcommandgabby082214.mp3]comment here[/audio] &nbsp; Tail Command al... 2014-08-21T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=140537 Farmers Market to Feature Entertainment Tomorrow's Taylorville Main Street Farmer's Market will feature entertainment. Market Manager Ed Downs says it all starts at 9:am: &nbsp; [audio:farmersmktentertainment082214.mp3]comment here[/audio] &nbsp; The Farmers Market includes all kinds o... 2014-08-21T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=140536 Kincaid Village Board President to Resign Monday Night <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=140514" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_82114122613-ThomasphotoAug2114.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Kincaid Village Board has called a special meeting for Monday night at 7 o'clock at Village Hall. Items on the agenda include the acceptance of the resignation of village president Doug Thomas, approving payment to Thomas of some eleven-hundred ... 2014-08-21T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=140514 McGuire: New Scam Involving Celebrity Just when you think they've sunk as low as it's possible to go, scamsters come up with a new way to cheat people. According to Public Advocate Mac McGuire, a new scam revolves around the recent death of celebrity Robin Williams: &nbsp; [audio:macro... 2014-08-20T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=140371 Election Depends on Turnout: Manar Election time is rolling around again. Ballots will be cast November 4th. State Senator Andy Manar of Bunker Hill tells Regional Radio News results often revolve around turnout: &nbsp; [audio:manarelections082114.mp3]comment here[/audio] &nbsp; S... 2014-08-20T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=140370 Some Women Prefer Natural Childbirth Giving birth can be a painful process, and many women will opt for an epidural or other&nbsp;methods. Pam Hood, Perinatal Education Coordinator for Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center in Mattoon says despite the discomfort, many women still opt for natu... 2014-08-20T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=140367 Davis: Human Trafficking a Problem Everywhere U.S. Congressman Rodney Davis of Taylorville has a message for those who don't believe human trafficking is a problem in Central Illinois: &nbsp; [audio:davishumantrafficking082014.mp3]comment here[/audio] &nbsp; Congressman Davis, who represents... 2014-08-19T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=140365 Taylorville Schools Now Have Air Conditioning Taylorville students shouldn't expect to miss school or be dismissed early this year because of the hot weather. Superintendent Dr. Greg Fursteneau tells Regional Radio News the school buildings are now air conditioned: &nbsp; [audio:fursteneauac08... 2014-08-19T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=140364 ADA To Sponsor “Step Out” An important event for the American Diabetes Association is coming up. Spokeswoman for the ADA Vanessa Wiseman says it takes place in October: &nbsp; [audio:wisemanstepoutada082014.mp3]comment here[/audio] &nbsp; Statistics show nearly 2,200 peop... 2014-08-19T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=140363 PCH Helps Address Concussion Problem With school back in session this week, student athletics are underway with football at the top of the agenda. At the same time, we are becoming more and more aware of the problems that can be caused by concussion. Melissa Rybolt of Pana Community Hos... 2014-08-19T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=140362 County Board Hears Report on Proposed Medical Marijuana Facility The Christian County Board heard an extensive report and plea for their blessings on a proposed medical marijuana facility to be located approximately 10 miles west of Taylorville and 8 miles north of Morrisonville. Longtime resident and farmer, Clay... 2014-08-20T02:10:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=140209 Pana, Shelbyville H&R Block Offices Sold <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=140201" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_8191450721-HRBlocklogo.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Regional Radio News has learned that Steve and Laurie Henry, owners of H&amp;R Block franchises in Taylorville, Nokomis, Pana and Shelbyville, have sold their Pana and Shelbyville offices to Ronny Pearce of Taylorville. &nbsp; Pearce was formerly e... 2014-08-19T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=140201 Congressman Rodney Davis Speaks at Kiwanis Club <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=140196" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_8191431207-20140819130436.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> CAPTION TO PIX: The Taylorville Kiwanis Club hosted Taylorville native and US Congressman Rodney Davis, at their noon luncheon Tuesday. From the left: Taylorville Mayor Greg Brotherton, the newest member of the club; John McClure, who sponsored Bro... 2014-08-19T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=140196 Clark Answers Questions about Collapsed Building Repair at Taylorville Council Meeting Dustin Clark, whose building on the Taylorville square collapsed in late July, reported to the Taylorville City Council during their meeting Monday night, that his insurance company has authorized him to begin the re-building process of replacing the... 2014-08-18T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=140052 Taylorville Aldermen Pass Multiple Motions in Monday Night Meeting <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=140051" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_8181492629-20140818190101.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> A lot of business was transacted at the one hour and 20 minute meeting of the Taylorville City Council Monday night. &nbsp; The Council OK'd an agreement to have all city assets appraised for accounting control and insurance valuation, with the ... 2014-08-18T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=140051 Chillifest Pageant Deadline is September 4th The deadline for entrants for the 2 contests during the Greater Taylorville Chamber of Commerce Chillifest October 4th, is quickly approaching. &nbsp; Deadline to enter the Little Miss, Little Mister and Junior Miss pageants, is September 4th. &n... 2014-08-18T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=140049