The Tornado that tore through central Illinois last night really took a tole on residents throughout Christian County. Rodney Davis of Taylorville says this is personal to him, as the Congressional representative for the 13th district of Illinois he has seen the surrounding areas deal with tornadoes, this is the first one to hit his home town of Taylorville.
Davis encourages residents to go to the Christian Country Severe Weather and Disaster Facebook page for help if it is needed, or call 825-8846 or 824-2295.
Davis says the damage is terrible but he is asking residents to stay away from going out for a drive to look at all the damage as the emergency crews need to get through.
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