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10/29/2014 11:36:37 AM
The Lincoln Land Community College Taylorville Advisory Committee met this (Wednesday) morning to review current enrollment numbers and hear from college officials on plans for this school year. L-L-C-C Eastern Region Director Scott Stallman told the group that enrollment at Taylorville is basically where it was before the enrollment spike over the last few years. [audio:StallmanaudioOct2914.m...read more
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Helen Ruth Cumstay, 90, of Taylorville passed away at 1:30 PM on Monday, October 27, 2014 at her home.   She was born on September 7, 1924 at Morrisonville the daughter of Charles Everett and Hazel Irene (Redman) Furray. She married Wilifrid Cumstay on December 12, 1946 at Terre Haute, IN; he preceded her in death along with her parents, an infant daughter, 2 sisters and 1 nephew.   ...read more
Victor Lee Smith, 82, of Tilden, IL, formerly of Taylorville died at 8:32 am, Sunday, October 26, 2014 at his residence. He was born January 30, 1932 in Edinburg, IL the son of Ernest and Mary Margaret Deom Smith. On May 29, 1954 he married Marilyn Jean Emerson in Taylorville. She preceded him in death on April 6, 2014. Mr. Smith retired from Coal Mining after 23 years working for Peabody Coal Co...read more
Donna J. Pyle, 77, of Taylorville, passed away Monday, October 20, 2014 at 6:12 p.m. at Taylorville Memorial Hospital. She was born September 17, 1937 in Morrisonville, IL the daughter of Alvey and Georgia (Dowdy) Yard. She married Howard Pyle on February 11, 1956 in Taylorville, IL. She worked at Sangamon Paper Company in Taylorville and was a board member for kids are kids.   She is surviv...read more
Roger D. (Bronco) Prior, 60, of Taylorville, passed away Sunday, October 19, 2014 at 6:20 p.m. at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield. He was born September 28, 1954 in Springfield, IL the Son of Lloyd and Elaine Durham Prior. He had recently retired from Caterpillar, was a man that enjoyed drinking coffee and enjoyed aggravating the waitresses to no end. He also enjoyed hunting and fishing (Bl...read more
Robert J. Cekay, 88, of Taylorville, died at 4:00 pm Saturday, October 18, 2014 at Taylorville Care Center. He was born June 12, 1926 in Chicago, IL the son of Robert A. and Margaret Young Cekay. On August 30, 1947 he married Rita T. Hopkins in Chicago, IL and she preceded him in death on May 20, 2005. In 1945 Bob entered the U.S. Army one week after high school graduation. He went to Korea in 1...read more

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