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7/29/2014 1:28:50 PM
Pictured: The house where the incident occured. One person is dead after a shootout with police just outside of Pana Tuesday morning.  Christian County Coroner Amy Calvert Winans released the name of the victim just before 7 o'clock Tuesday night. Dead is 25-year-old Josh A. Edwards of Pana.  Winans said he was pronounced dead at 8:23 Tuesday morning.  An autoposy will be held W...read more
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Brian M. Larson, 54, of Taylorville passed away at 11:01 pm on Monday, July 28, 2014 in his home. He was born on December 1, 1959 in Joliet, the son of Louis and Linda Flory Larson. On November 11, 1984 he married Penny Beitel in Kincaid. Brian was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Taylorville. He worked for the Illinois Secretary of State as a store keeper for 32 years. Brian enjoyed ...read more
Terry Robert Grant, 73 of Taylorville, IL passed away on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at 11:50 a.m. at his home.  He was born on April 1, 1941  in Taylorville. The son of William T.  and Anna Ruth ( Brooks ) Grant Sr. He was an Automotive Dealer. He was heavily involved in Philanthropic activities in the community, which included St. Mary’s Catholic Church, St. Mary’s Catholic...read more
Patricia Jean Curtin, 84, of Sherman, formerly of Stonington, passed away at 3:32 pm, Monday, July 21, 2014 at Villa Health Care Center in Sherman. She was born on February 1, 1930 in Chicago, the daughter of Herman Otto and Ruth Marion (O’Reilly) Biehle. She married Lawrence B. Curtin on January 15, 1955 at St. Giles Catholic Church in Oak Park, Illinois. Mrs. Curtin was a member of Holy Tr...read more
Beulah Richards, 97 of Taylorville, passed away Saturday, July 19, 2014 at 11: 56 p.m. at her residence. She was born on November 12, 1916 in Tower Hill, IL. The daughter of Nathaniel and Sarah  (Adams) Rusher.  She married Woodrow Richards in Danville, IL on January 3, 1948. He preceded her in passing on November 5, 1980. She was a homemaker and a member of M.A.D.D.. Beulah was like a m...read more
Noretta (Norrie) P. Kettelkamp of Gowin Parc Memory Care in Taylorville Illinois, formerly of Nokomis passed away Saturday July 19th, 2014 at Gowin Parc. Norrie the daughter of Elvis L Hicks and Bessie Funderburk Hicks was born January 30, 1923 in Ramsey Illinois. She married Fred (Fritz) Kettelkamp August 20, 1944 in South Fork Methodist Church in rural Nokomis. He passed August 19, 1995. Norrie...read more

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