Local News

On December First, 2018, the City of Taylorville changed forever, when an EF-3 tornado hit the community.  Over 700 structures were damaged and 33 were totally destroyed. Regional Radio News is remembering that fateful day in a series of features where we'll review that day, and that days that followed. Just a few days removed from the tornado that absolutely devastated the City of Taylorville, former Genuine Country 94.3 WMKR Morning Show Host Danny Russell talked with the CEO of the Greater Taylorville Chamber of Commerce, Patty Hornbuckle. They started out by saying that despite the devastation, Taylorville is open for business.  


Russell and Hornbuckle went on to discuss the Multi Agency Resource Center better known as MARC. 



Finally, Russell and Hornbuckle talked about how some individuals will try to take advantage of every difficult situation and scam people.  



Stay tuned to Regional Radio News for more special features as we remember the Taylorville Tornado, one year later. And, don't forget the event taking place this Sunday from 2 til 4 at the Taylorville V-F-W to commemorate the first anniversary.  There'll be free snacks, soda, and water, and free entertainment. WMKR Genuine Country 94-point-3 will broadcast the event live.

Main Office: