Taylorville Daily News News http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news 20 Latest News Articles 2014-12-20T07:09:32Z Henry Visits Nicaragua Investment Professional Steve Henry recently visited Nicaraqua. Henry says it's a country with a great deal of potential: &nbsp; [audio:henrynicaraugua121814.mp3]comment here[/audio] &nbsp; Steve Henry is the owner of CSH Investment Management at... 2014-12-18T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=156501 Never Too Early To Consider Retirement Options As we come to the end of another year, many people may begin thinking about retirement. Jack Myers, Public Affairs Specialist for the Social Security Office in Springfield, says it's never too early to explore your options: &nbsp; [audio:myerssssom... 2014-12-18T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=156500 Sheriff's Office Reports Arrests The Christian County Sheriff's Office is reporting the arrest of 19 year-old Kane Passini of Kincaid Monday (12-15) on a charge of theft.&nbsp; &nbsp; 48 year-old James Flanagan of Taylorville was reportedly arrested early Tuesday (12-16) on charge... 2014-12-18T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=156499 TPD Reports Arrest Taylorville Police say they arrested a wanted woman last week. According to reports, officers stopped a vehicle in the 2100 block of Grand Boulevard on December 13th. After a check with dispatch, the driver, Gabriel R. Greer, was arrested. She was re... 2014-12-18T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=156498 Schools To Close Parents are reminded that Christmas break begins Friday for most area public schools. For most students, classes won't resume until January 5th or 6th. Taylorville, &nbsp;Pana, Shelbyville and most other school districts will be closed.&nbsp; &nbsp;... 2014-12-18T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=156497 Manar Says State Employees' Jobs Are Safe The election of Bruce Rauner as Governor last month has inspired anxiety in state of Illinois employees. Rauner's campaign stressed smaller government and less spending. Democratic State Senator Andy Manar tells Regional Radio News he thinks their jo... 2014-12-18T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=156496 Superintendent: No Talk About Cuts Yet While things are looking tough for the Taylorville Public School budgets, it's a little early to be worried about making program cuts. At least that's the position of Superintendent Greg Fursteneau, who says there'll be plenty of time for that if it ... 2014-12-18T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=156495 County Board Approves Public Transportation Resolution With Christian County Senior Citizens Center The Christian County Board met in the last session of the year and approved a long awaited resolution authorizing the Christian County Senior Citizens Center to submit an application for public transportation funds in Christian County, one of only 3 ... 2014-12-16T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=156218 DUI Arrests The Christian County Sheriff's Office is reporting a pair of recent booze-related arrests. &nbsp; 31 year-old John Brady of Stonington was reportedly arrested Friday (12-12) on a charge of driving under the influence of alcohol.&nbsp; &nbsp; The ... 2014-12-16T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=156201 Man Seriously Injured In Assumption One-Vehicle Accident An accident Sunday night (12-14) in Assumption sent a man to the hospital. &nbsp; The Christian County Sheriff's Office says they were called out just before 10:00pm to the scene across from Freedom Oil and Gas. The deputy said it appeared that the... 2014-12-16T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=156200 Meth Arrests Reported The Christian County Sheriff's Office is reporting a couple of warrant arrests on drug-related charges.&nbsp; &nbsp; 25 year-old Alex Collingwood of Clarksdale was reportedly arrested Sunday (12-14) on a bond forfeiture warrant for possession of me... 2014-12-16T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=156199 Moweaqua Woman Faces Theft Charge Taylorville Police report the arrest of a mother with two small kids on theft charges. &nbsp; According to reports, &nbsp;cops were called to Walmart Saturday afternoon around 1:30. A store employee said the woman, Leadon Morris, tried to leave the... 2014-12-16T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=156198 Family Dinner Thursday At Christmas In The Park Christmas in the Park is underway at Manners Park in Taylorville. An event this week will bring families together for a special dinner. Park Recreation Director Bailey Hancock says the Family Dinner and Bingo takes place Thursday night: &nbsp; [aud... 2014-12-16T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=156197 Illegal Immigration To Be Addressed Illegal immigration has been in the news a lot lately, after President Barack Obama took executive action on the issue. Many in Congress, including Representative Rodney Davis of Taylorville, think it would be better for the legislature to address th... 2014-12-16T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=156196 Rosenthal: Topinka A Loss For Illinois The sudden death of Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka last week was a scvhock to everyone. Representative Wayne Rosenthal of Morrisonville says it still isn't known how her successor will be selected: &nbsp; [audio:rosenthaljbt121614.mp3]comment here[/... 2014-12-16T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=156195 December Events At Taylorville Public Library December is a busy month for the Taylorville Public Library. Head Librarian Dorothy Siles says they have a lot going on: &nbsp; [audio:silesdecemberevents121614.mp3]comment here[/audio] &nbsp; Call the library at 824-4736 or stop by 121 West Vine... 2014-12-16T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=156194 Taylorville School Superintendent Talks about "Power of a Penny" at Kiwanis Club Meeting <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=156190" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_10211433015-Kiwanislogo.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Taylorville Community Unit Schools Superintendent Greg Fuerstenau, was Tuesday's guest speaker at the weekly luncheon meeting of the Taylorville Kiwanis Club at the Taylorville Memorial Hospital auditorium. Fuerstenau told Kiwanis members and guests... 2014-12-16T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=156190 Taylorville Aldermen Accept Hathaway Homes Subdivision After Debate <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=156046" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_12151483325-20141215190155.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>In a 40-minute meeting Monday night, the Taylorville City Council addressed a number of motions, one of which became contentious. City engineer Joe Greene had inspected the roads in the new Hathaway Homes subdivision recently constructed on the city... 2014-12-15T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=156046 Sheriff's Office Reports Arrest The Christian County Sheriff's Office is reporting an arrest that took place Thursday (12-11).&nbsp; &nbsp; 20 year-old Holly Conaway of Taylorville was arrested on a bond forfeiture warrant. The original charge was reportedly forgery. 2014-12-15T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=156036 Manar Comments On Comptroller Like many Illinoisians, State Senator Andy Manar says he was shocked and saddened after the unexpected death of Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka last week. The 48tyh District Senator says he and Topinka go way back: &nbsp; [audio:manarontopinka121514.... 2014-12-15T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=156034