Taylorville Daily News News http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news 20 Latest News Articles 2014-09-17T12:33:03Z Taylorville Kiwanis Hear About Chamber Chillifest, City/County 175th Anniversary Celebration <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=144005" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_9091461619-Kiwanislogo.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Taylorville Kiwanis Club heard about the upcoming Taylorville Chamber Chillifest, which this year is being combined with the City of Taylorville and Christian County's 175th Anniversary celebration, at the club's weekly luncheon meeting Tuesday a... 2014-09-16T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=144005 Medical Marijuana Cultivation Facility Remains Hot Button for Christian County Board Once again, the Christian County Board meeting Tuesday night was occupied by the Medical Cannabis Cultivation Facility issue. 2 of the entities that had previously pitched their case for board support were on hand to restate their plans and desires. ... 2014-09-17T01:15:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=144003 ADA Supports Research The American Diabetes Association is planning a couple of fundraisers in coming weeks.&nbsp; Vanessa Wiseman of the ADA says the money raised is put to good use: [audio:wisemanstepout091714.mp3]comment here[/audio] The American Diabetes Association... 2014-09-17T04:45:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=143996 Alert Cop Helps Effect Pot Bust An alert off-duty cop helped nab a couple of suspected pot offenders.&nbsp; According to police, early in the evening September 9th, the officer noticed apparent marijuana smoking in a vehicle in the Wendy's Restaurant parking lot and called it in. ... 2014-09-16T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=143995 Pana Community Hospital Touts Breast Care Program Breast cancer is treatable if caught early, and one local hospital is offering a new program to address the problem. Cindy Miles, Diagnostic Imaging Manager for Pana Community Hospital explains: [audio:milespchbreastcare091714.mp3]comment here[/audi... 2014-09-17T04:45:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=143994 Manar: Fracking Question Calls for Caution Fracking is being touted as a big economic plus for Illinois, but not everyone is on board.&nbsp; Democratic State Senator Andy Manar tells Regional Radio News we have to balance the economic benefits of fracking with environmental concerns: [audio:... 2014-09-16T16:45:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=143993 School Off to a Good Start: Superintendent The school year is well started, according to the superintendent of Taylorville Schools.&nbsp; Dr. Greg Fursteneau tells Regional Radio News the new Conference for the sports teams&nbsp; is working out well so far: [audio:fursteneauextracurricular09... 2014-09-16T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=143992 Area Cops Notch DUI Arrests The Christian County Sheriff's Office has processed several DUI arrests in the last few days.&nbsp; 26 year-old Dustin Johnson of Taylorville was reportedly arrested Saturday(9-13) on a DUI charge. Also arrested for driving under the influence was ... 2014-09-16T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=143991 Authorities: Beware of Deer Area police agencies are again warning motorists to be especially watchful for deer. They can be more active in the Fall. &nbsp; The Christian County Sheriff's Office is reporting another accident involving a deer. The reports say 19 year-old Brand... 2014-09-16T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=143990 Police Investigating Possible Arson Taylorville Police are investigating a possible arson case that took place Saturday(9-13). An officer was reportedly called out just before 11:00am to 708 West Vandeveer on reports of a suspicious person. The officer apparently saw smoke coming from ... 2014-09-16T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=143989 Christian County Democrats Open Headquarters <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=143961" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_91614110328-DemocratPartyheadquartersopeningSept14.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> The Christian County Democrats officially opened their Campaign Headquarters for the 2014 Elections. The headquarters is located at 212 W. Market in Taylorville. Persons wishing to see what is happening in the Party can go online at www.christianco... 2014-09-16T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=143961 Pana Businessman, Family Raising Money for Juvenile Diabetes <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=143958" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_91614105040-JuvenileDiabetesResearchFoundationlogo.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A Pana businessman and his wife are involved in a non-profit organization due to the illness of their son. Tim and Jennifer Christer own and operate the Pana Save-A-Lot and are hosting a fund-raiser at their store, to benefit the Juvenile Diabetes R... 2014-09-17T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=143958 Taylorville City Council Meets; Tackles Contentious Issues <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=143841" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_9151494934-20140915190128.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Monday night's Taylorville City Council meeting lasted an hour and 10 minutes, with a couple of contentious issues discussed by council members. One of them concerned a recommendation by the Taylorville Zoning and Planning Commission asking the Coun... 2014-09-15T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=143841 Taylorville Chamber Chillifest Committee Meets <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=143835" 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>The Greater Taylorville Chamber of Commerce Chillifest Committee met Monday night in the Chamber board room on the 2nd floor of U-S Bank, to further finalize plans for the annual festival on the Taylorville square October 4th and 5th. This year, Chi... 2014-09-15T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=143835 Zone Nutrition to Add Smootie Bar A local business is planning an expansion.&nbsp; John Mollett, owner of Zone Nutrition in Taylorville says he will soon be providing protein and nutrient laden smoothies: [audio:zonenutritionsmoothies091614.mp3]comment here[/audio] Zone Nutrition, ... 2014-09-15T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=143820 Shadow Home Reopens The Shadow Home in Taylorville has reopened after closing up for while for a series of renovations.&nbsp; Kim Rollins of the Shadow Home says they have several needs now that they are back: &nbsp;[audio:shadowhomeneeds091514.mp3]comment here[/audio]... 2014-09-15T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=143819 Sarah Bush Lincoln to Host Event Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center in Mattoon will be the location for an October event.&nbsp; Karen Cole, Service Representative for the hospital says the event is called the New Face of Heart Disease: [audio:colesbloctoberevent091614.mp3]comment her... 2014-09-15T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=143817 Manar: Cameras on Cops Worth Considering Illinois lawmakers are pushing a bill that would require police to wear body cameras. State Senator Andy Manar tells Regional Radio that, in the wake of recent events in Ferguson Missouri, it's an idea worth considering: &nbsp; [audio:manarvideocop... 2014-09-15T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=143816 United Way to Kick Off Fund Drive The local United Way Chapter is kicking off its 2014 fund drive this Thursday (9-18).&nbsp; Executive Director Malia Hepburn tells Regional Radio they have an ambitious goal this year: &nbsp;[audio:hepburnunitedway091514.mp3]comment here[/audio]&nbs... 2014-09-15T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=143815 Callis Residency Questions &nbsp; There seems to be an issue of residency for Ann Callis, a former Madison County judge who's trying to unseat U.S. Rep Rodney Davis in the 13th Congressional District. According to Lee Enterprises, Callis lived in Kirkwood, Missouri while servi... 2014-09-15T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=143814