Taylorville Daily News News http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news 20 Latest News Articles 2015-04-01T04:21:35Z Taylorville Kiwanis Hear About County Probation Office <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=169449" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_3311571352-Kiwanislogo.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Taylorville Kiwanis Club heard the probation program in Christian County, from 2 people heavily involved in that portion of county government, during their Tuesday luncheon at the Taylorville Memorial Hospital auditorium. Christian County Probat... 2015-03-31T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=169449 Scherer Backed Legislation to Pay Owed Back Wages Passes Committee <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=169426" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_3251542049-suescherer.png" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>After advancing legislation through the House Revenue and Finance Committee with bipartisan support to pay back court-ordered wages totaling over $63 million, state Rep. Sue Scherer, D-Decatur said she&rsquo;s been pushing for state employees to rece... 2015-03-31T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=169426 Atteberry Hopes To Increase Enrollment If Elected <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=169425" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_3311532308-atteberry.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>With Taylorville municipal elections taking place in just under a week, area candidates are making their last-second pitch as to why their insight would best serve the community at large. &nbsp; Dennis Atteberry, a local attorney and candidate for ... 2015-03-31T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=169425 Missions for Taylorville Offers Rewarding Experience Area residents looking for an opportunity to help a downtrodden neighbor have a great opportunity to do so through the Missions For Taylorville project. Reverend Bill Kerns tells Regional Radio that for 2015, MFT is expanding from just one day of vol... 2015-03-31T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=169424 Jayne's Park Residents Furious During the monthly Taylorville Park Board meeting last week, there was talk about problems over at Jayne&rsquo;s Park in Taylorville. Some of the issues brought up were graphic pictures on the equipment and pathways, and also public urination. Regio... 2015-03-31T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=169378 Wellness Meeting to Shed Weight <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=169268" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_3301540015-annettegremmels.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>As warm temperatures slowly but surely make their return to the area, many of us will be looking to shed a few winter pounds before summer arrives. Dr. Annette Gremmels, owner of Wellness Care Center in Taylorville, tells Regional Radio that she wil... 2015-03-30T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=169268 U.S Oil Infrastructure a Rising Stock Option <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=169266" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_3301535446-SteveHenry.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A recent oil boom in North Dakota has been driving the state&rsquo;s economy with authority; North Dakota currently enjoys an unemployment rate of just 2.9% compared to the national average of 5.5% and a 2012 study even showed that nearly 2,000 milli... 2015-03-30T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=169266 Shelbyville Dairy Queen Offers New Menu Items With warmer temperatures taking hold in the area, local diners are likely flocking to Dairy Queen to take advantage of their numerous dairy treats to satisfy whatever it is their sweet tooth desires. &nbsp; While most folks often associate Dairy Qu... 2015-03-30T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=169265 Pana Juvenile Charged with Attempted Murder On Sunday, March 29, at 10:22 pm, Pana Police Department was contacted by Pana Community Hospital in reference to a 17-year-old male juvenile subject being treated for one stab wound to the lower back/right side area.&nbsp; The victim was transported... 2015-03-30T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=169228 Lake Shelbyville Public Information Meeting The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will be conducting a public information day at the Lake Shelbyville Visitor Center in Shelbyville on April 2, 2015 at 10:30a.m. Phil Manhart, with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers tells Regional Radio the topics bein... 2015-03-28T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=169078 Medicare Part B Enrollment Period Ending March 31st Individuals looking to enroll in Medicare Part B have very little time to do so before the current enrollment period ends. &nbsp; Jack Myers, a Public Affairs Specialist with Social Security Administration tells Regional Radio that this deadline is... 2015-03-27T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=169004 Gluten-Free Diet not for Everyone If you've visited any grocery store in recent years, you've no doubt come across a number of items labeled &ldquo;gluten-free.&rdquo; &nbsp; Lisa Peterson, Nutrition and Wellness Educator with University of Illinois Extension tells Regional Radio t... 2015-03-26T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=168868 LLCC Offering Accelerated Developmental Math Courses <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=168866" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_3261532142-ScottStallman.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Any college student who is filled with dread after hearing the phrase, &ldquo;placement test&rdquo; knows that just because you're in college, doesn't mean you're ready for college-level math courses. &nbsp; Scott Stallman, Executive Director of th... 2015-03-26T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=168866 Stayton on Educating the Importance of Agriculture <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=168865" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_3261531420-AGStayton.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> Derek Stayton, Vice president for Agricultural Financial Services for Farm Credit Illinois talked with President of Miller Media Group, Randal J. Miller, for Ag Day. Stayton tells Regional Radio that farmers in Illinois need to educate the public ... 2015-03-26T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=168865 Christian County Sheriff Issues Appeal to Citizens in the Fight Against Crime <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=168864" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_7201154004-SheriffKettelkamp.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Sheriff Kettelkamp announced that Christian County citizens are being invited to become Associate Members of the Illinois Sheriffs' Association. Membership applications go out in the mail shortly and you can join at any time. Sheriff Kettelkamp think... 2015-03-26T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=168864 Burn Surge Exercise <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=168695" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_3251543524-burnsurge.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> Wednesday morning, hospitals, public health departments and Emergency Managers across the region took part in an Illinois Department of Public Health virtual burn surge exercise yesterday. Participants worked through a simulated fire at a local mov... 2015-03-25T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=168695 Scherer Backs Bill to Notify Parents of Sex Offenders Near School Bus Stops <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=168693" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_3251542049-suescherer.png" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Parents would be notified of dangerous sex offenders that live near school bus stops with new legislation backed by state Rep. Sue Scherer, D-Decatur. Scherer says it is her goal to keep kids safe from harm. If a registered sex offender lives within... 2015-03-25T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=168693 Sergeant Mills on Burning Guidelines Spring is finally upon us and with the soon-to-be warm temperatures on the horizon, local residents will likely have questions concerning yard-waste burning rules and regulations. &nbsp; Sergeant Allen Mills of the Taylorville Police Department tel... 2015-03-25T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=168688 Franzen Talks Crop Insurance at AG Day <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=168665" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_32515112759-AGFranzen.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>President of Miller Media Group, Randal J. Miller, talked with Mike Franzen, a Crop Insurance Specialist at Farm Credit Illinois, about crop insurance. Franzen says the insurance protects people for yields and also weather. [audio:32515112324-AGFran... 2015-03-25T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=168665 Rep. Avery Bourne - Disabled veterans legislation approved in committee <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=168639" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_3171534701-AveryBourne.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>State Representative Avery Bourne (R-Litchfield) passed her first piece of legislation out of committee on Tuesday. House Bill 3749 was approved in the Agriculture and Conservation Committee. The measure Amends the Fish and Aquatic Life Code and prov... 2015-03-25T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=168639