One of the aspects of the recent 175th Anniversary Celebration was the growing of beards, as was the style in 1839 when Taylorville and Christian County were founded. To set a good example, City Mayor Greg Brotherton grew a luxurious beard about a year ago. But the Mayor wasted no time in shaving the beard once festivities were underway:
Marla Brotherton, the Mayor's wife, said she was happy to see the facial hair go:
The 175th Anniversary Celebration was held in conjunction with the anuual Chamber Chillifest.