Taylorville Daily News News http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news 20 Latest News Articles 2014-08-27T05:50:19Z Elderly Not Immune to Drug Dangers When we think of drug abusers, we may imagine a wasted street person or a wild young partier, but nobody is immune to drug dangers. Caroline Reynolds, who directs the &ldquo;New Vision&rdquo; program at Shelby Memorial Hospital, says the elderly can ... 2014-08-26T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=141144 Good Police Work Leads to Arrest Good Police work led to the arrest of a Taylorville man Sunday. According to reports, a Taylorville officer made contact with a man who was known to be wanted on a warrant. After his name was run through LEADS, the warrant was apparently confirmed. 2... 2014-08-26T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=141143 Man Apparently Passes Out in Taylorville Intersection Both police and ambulance were called out early last Friday morning on reports of an unresponsive driver who was sitting in the middle of the intersection of Webster and Vine Streets. When cops arrived, Sutton Ambulance drivers were reportedly gettin... 2014-08-26T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=141142 Taylorville Kiwanis Hear About Concealed Carry <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=141135" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_8261413250-Kiwanislogo.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Taylorville Kiwanis Club learned about the new Illinois gun concealed carry law, at their noon luncheon Tuesday at the Taylorville Memorial Hospital auditorium. &nbsp; John Garner, a retired master sargent formerly with the Illinois State Polic... 2014-08-26T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=141135 Pana Labor Day Parade Horse Show The annual Pana Labor Day Parade Horse Show will he held just prior to the parade, Sept. 1, 2014, approximately 9:30 a.m., at the Wallace Bros. Stable (former stockyards) at the intersection of Poplar Street and Cold Springs Road (1 block west of Par... 2014-08-26T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=141116 Lake Taylorville Spillway Bridge Re-Opened Today <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=141103" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_8261433120-20140826150111.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> Officials with the City of Taylorville have announced that the long-awaited re-opening of the Lake Taylorville Spillway Bridge took place this (Tues) morning at 10:30. &nbsp; This marks the end of a long construction project. &nbsp; 2014-08-26T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=141103 PARK BOARD HEARS UPDATE ON GOLF COURSE IRRIGATION PROJECT The Taylorville Park Board heard an update on the Lake Shore irrigation project from Jeff Boldig, golf course superintendant. According to Boldig the 1st phase of the project, the main line irrigation, is under way and expected to be completed in 30 ... 2014-08-25T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=140995 New 4H Year Starts Soon The new 4H year starts next week. Peggy Hampton of the University of Illinois Extension says joining the 4H is easy: &nbsp; [audio:hamptonnew4hyear082514.mp3]comment here[/audio] &nbsp; Hampton is the Extension's 4H and Youth Development Educator. 2014-08-25T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=140975 Pana Battery Arrest Pana Battery Arrest Few details are available concerning the arrest of a Pana man on battery charges. According to reports, 42 year old Michael E. Suter was arrested after an incident that took place on the 400 block of North State St. Suter was rel... 2014-08-25T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=140974 Hit and Run in Pana Pana Police are reporting a hit and run last week. According to reports, Aden R. Reel called Pana cops to report that his car was damaged by an unknown vehicle while he was parked at the Pana Save-A-Lot store on 4th St. Reel's vehicle was reportedly ... 2014-08-25T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=140972 Rep. Rodney Davis to Host Medal Presentation, Veterans Job and Resource Fair U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis of Taylorville will be presenting Richard Conner with the medals his late-father, Charles Conner, received for his service in World War II. In a tragic fire, Richard lost all of the medals his father was awarded and will be rec... 2014-08-25T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=140971 Pana Pride Meeting There will be a meeting of Pana Pride tonight. The organization which is dedicated to the revitalization of the Pana community meets at 6:30pm at the Pana Jr. High School Auditorium. The public is invited. 2014-08-25T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=140970 Excessive Heat Warning in Effect until 7pm Tuesday An excessive heat warning is in effect for most of our listening area until 7pm on Tuesday. Dangerous heat index values will peak between noon and 6pm each day through Tuesday. These values will peak between 103 to 106 degrees in the afternoon hours.... 2014-08-24T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=140792 BREAKING NEWS: Taylorville Man, Brother Apparent Victims of Double Suicide in Springfield 2 men, including one from Taylorville, were found in a car in Riverside Park on Springfield's north side late Thursday afternoon, both dead from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. Sangamon County Coroner Cinda Edwards told Regional Radio News... 2014-08-22T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=140671 Sheriff provides Details of Pana Shooting More details are coming out after Pana man was killed by an Illinois State Police SWAT Team late last month. Christian County Sheriff Bruce Kettelkamp tells Regional radio News the situation unfolded in the early morning hours of July 29th: &nbsp; ... 2014-08-21T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=140540 Big Entertainment Plans for Chillifest/175th This year's Chamber of Commerce Chillifest will feature more entertainment than usual, mostly because the 175th Anniversary of Taylorville and Christian County will be celebrated as well. Patty Hornbuckle, CEO of the chamber, says a much anticipated ... 2014-08-21T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=140539 State Fair Features Local Winners It was another successful year for area 4H members at the Illinois State Fair. Peggy Hampton, 4H and Youth Development Educator for the University of Illinois Extension says several purple ribbons were awarded: &nbsp; &nbsp;[audio:hamptonfairwinner... 2014-08-21T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=140538 5 Reasons to Groom Your Dog Keeping your dog well groomed is important for many reasons that you may not know about. Gabby at Tail Command in Taylorville says there are 5 important reasons: &nbsp; [audio:tailcommandgabby082214.mp3]comment here[/audio] &nbsp; Tail Command al... 2014-08-21T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=140537 Farmers Market to Feature Entertainment Tomorrow's Taylorville Main Street Farmer's Market will feature entertainment. Market Manager Ed Downs says it all starts at 9:am: &nbsp; [audio:farmersmktentertainment082214.mp3]comment here[/audio] &nbsp; The Farmers Market includes all kinds o... 2014-08-21T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=140536 Kincaid Village Board President to Resign Monday Night <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=140514" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_82114122613-ThomasphotoAug2114.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Kincaid Village Board has called a special meeting for Monday night at 7 o'clock at Village Hall. Items on the agenda include the acceptance of the resignation of village president Doug Thomas, approving payment to Thomas of some eleven-hundred ... 2014-08-21T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=140514