4/20/2015 8:48:19 PM
The Taylorville City Council met for their 2nd meeting of the month on Monday night.
Mayor Greg Brotherton started the meeting off by inviting everyone to a tree planting at the Christian County Mental Health Development Center located at 707 McAdam Drive for Arbor Day. The planting will take place at 10 a.m. on Friday April 24th.
Pat Kretzer was sworn in Monday night as the Chairman of the Boar...read more
Mabel A. Bowsher, 96 of Taylorville, IL passed away on Monday, April 20, 2015 at the Taylorville Memorial Hospital in Taylorville. She was born on October 25, 1918 in Xenia, IL. The daughter of Benjamin F. and Nettie (Copelin) Thomas. She married F. Willard Bowsher on November 30, 1940 in St. Charles, Mo. He preceded her in passing on April 7, 2000. She was a member of the Taylorville ...read more
Bruce Glendal Barger, 86, of Kincaid, passed away Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at 1:55 a.m. at Taylorville Memorial Hospital in Taylorville. He was born July 18, 1928 in Harrisburg, IL. The Son of Troas and Margie (Foster) Barger. He married Adelle Noreuil on February 26, 1950 in Taylorville, IL having just celebrated their 65th Anniversary. He was a retired computer programmer from the Illinois Secret...read more
Zachary Daniel Huddlestun, 8, of Taylorville passed away Monday, April 13, 2015 at his home. He was born June 6, 2006 in Springfield, IL the son of Norman and Carrie (Turner) Huddlestun. He is survived by his Parents: Norman and Marla Huddlestun; Grandparents: Norman and Nancy Huddlestun of Taylorville, IL; Step-Sister: Jia Crist of Pawnee, IL; Aunt: Brenda Tunehorse of Taylorville, IL; Seve...read more
Doris E. Carr, 94, of Taylorville, IL died at 2:15 am Sunday, April 12, 2015, at Meadow Manor Nursing Home, Taylorville.
She was born April 28, 1920 in Witt, IL the daughter of Ralph and Beatrice “Nellie” Bolton Singleton. On May 13, 1941 she married Logan A. Carr in St. Louis, MO. He preceded her in death on March 30, 2007. Doris was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Taylorville...read more
Lyle C. Beckmier, 89, of Kincaid, passed away Saturday, April 11, 2015 at 8:12 p.m. at his residence. He was born February 11, 1926 in Palmer, IL. The Son of Orville F. and Ethel (Entsminger) Beckmier. He married Helen Jenkins on October 23, 1948 in Shiloh United Methodist Church in Rural Morrisonville, IL. He was a retired farmer and he enjoyed farming and working in the shop repairing and making...read more