12/16/2014 7:53:00 PM
The Christian County Board met in the last session of the year and approved a long awaited resolution authorizing the Christian County Senior Citizens Center to submit an application for public transportation funds in Christian County, one of only 3 counties in the state without public transportation. The Senior Center advised that they presently operate 10 buses and that many seats are available ...read more
Brian Y. “Drip” Waldrop, 55, of Taylorville, IL died at 1:10 am Tuesday, December 16, 2014, at Taylorville Memorial Hospital.
He was born October 4, 1959 in Vincennes, Indiana. On August 27, 2010 he married the love of his life, Linda M. Lemanski in Las Vegas, NV. Brian was employed by the Illinois Air National Guard in Springfield and had been deployed to the Middle East. Prior to th...read more
Donald “LeRoy” Kohl, 78, of Bolovia, IL, passed away Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at 10:45 p.m. at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield. He was born January 10, 1936 in Bolovia, IL. The Son of Irvin Kohl and Lynna Ruth (Hartsock) Doyle. He married Bonnie J. Stogdell on December 26, 1955 at the Mt. Auburn Church of Christ. He was a retired farmer, and had also retired from Caterpillar i...read more
Annabel L. Cocagne, 92, of Taylorville, IL died at 8:20 am Saturday, December 13, 2014 at Gowin Parc, in Taylorville.
She was born November 23, 1922 in Oconee, IL, the daughter of Louis and Anna Pollman Kuhn. On February 19, 1944 she married Darrel E. Cocagne in Oconee, and he preceded her in death on April 20, 2014. Annabel was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Taylorville and was ...read more
Lucille E. Irwin, 94, of Taylorville, passed away Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at 4:15 p.m. at Taylorville Care Center in Taylorville. She was born August 8, 1920 in Taylorville, IL the Daughter of Simon and Christina (Miller) Banning. She married Ernest Irwin on February 29, 1940 in St. Charles, MO. and he later preceded her in death on April 29, 1985. She was a retired seamstress and a member of th...read more
David M. Childers, 68, of Taylorville, IL died at 5:26 am Monday, December 8, 2014 at his residence.
He was born November 1, 1946 in Taylorville, the son of Vincent L. “Bud” and Emily L Shivers Childers. On December 14, 1968 he married Carol L. Taylor in Taylorville. Dave was a member of the Taylorville Police Department from 1969 until his retirement as Police Chief in November 1996....read more