Taylorville Daily News News http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news 20 Latest News Articles 2015-08-28T07:19:50Z Illinois Farm Bureau to Celebrate 100th Anniversary at Farm Progress Show The Illinois Farm Bureau will be celebrating their 100th Anniversary at the Illinois Farm Progress Show in Decatur next week as IFB President, Richard Guebert, Jr. will be holding a press conference announcing the activities surrounding IFB&rsquo;s 1... 2015-08-28T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=187241 Investigation Finalized of Elderly Couple Found Dead in July According to Christian County Coroner, Amy Winans, the investigation into the deaths of an elderly couple that was found dead on July 13, 2015 have been finalized. 76 year-old, Linda Fillenwarth of Taylorville, was pronounced dead at her residence. ... 2015-08-28T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=187229 Illinois State Police Enforcing Patrols Now Through Labor Day Weekend <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=187224" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_82815114730-isp.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> As the Labor Day weekend draws near, so does the enforcement of interstates and highways. Illinois State Police have begun their enforcement of the roads leading up to Labor Day weekend. ISP District 09 Commander, Captain Scott Compton, says those ... 2015-08-28T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=187224 Illinois Corn Growers Association to Conduct Testing of Water Samples at Farm Progress Show According to a statement released by the Illinois Corn Growers Association in Bloomington on Thursday, farmers have the opportunity to take part in free water testing at the Farm Progress Show in Decatur. The testing is free of charge and results wil... 2015-08-27T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=187124 Taylorville Vision Source Welcomes Two New Optometrists <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=187111" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_8271525421-DrEmilySmithTVS.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> Taylorville Vision Source, located at 108 South Main Street in Taylorville on the east side of the Square, has welcomed two new optometrists to their staff. They are Dr. Brian Repking and Dr. Emily Smith. Dr. Repking grew up in Teutopolis, Illinoi... 2015-08-27T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=187111 Scavenger Hunt to be Held at Farm Progress Show on Sept 1-3 A grain safety scavenger hunt will be held during the Farm Progress Show in Decatur from Sept 1-3. The Grain Handling Safety Coalition, in conjunction with the Illinois Farm Bureau and Illinois Association FFA is conducting the event. Eric Vanasdale... 2015-08-27T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=187098 Bell Gives Positive News on Project 29; Three More Miles of Unpaved Road to Go <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=187002" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_82615103615-Project29MeetingBell1.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> Project 29 held their regularly scheduled meeting at Jan&rsquo;s Bar and Grill in Edinburg on Wednesday night. There were several community leaders and citizens present at the meeting, as they voiced their support for Project 29 and what this means... 2015-08-26T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=187002 Illinois State Fair Releases Attendance and Revenue Numbers; Over 400,000 Attend Attendance and revenue numbers for the Illinois State Fair in Springfield have been released. The fair was held from August 13-August 23, with beautiful weather and Grandstand events that highlighted the State Fair. A total of some 400,000 fairgoers... 2015-08-26T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=186985 Death Investigation Ongoing of Elderly Kincaid Man According to Christian County Coroner, Amy Winans, an investigation is ongoing of an elderly Kincaid man that was found dead on Tuesday. The Christian County Sheriff&rsquo;s Department received a call from the Kincaid Police Department on Tuesday, A... 2015-08-26T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=186970 Taylorville Development Association Rejects Offer of 34 Acres for Sale; Seeking Higher Offer The Taylorville Development Association held a special board meeting on Wednesday morning at Peoples Bank &amp; Trust to discuss an offer made for the remaining 34 acres for sale on Route 104, west of Hickory Estates and behind it. According to Ken H... 2015-08-26T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=186962 State Representative Avery Bourne’s Bill Signed by Governor Bruce Rauner <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=186934" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_8261590427-BourneandRaunerBill.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> State Representative Avery Bourne watched as Governor Bruce Rauner signed her first bill into law on Tuesday morning. The legislation was introduced by Rep. Bourne and sponsored in the Senate by Senator Andy Manar of Bunker Hill. The bi-partisan p... 2015-08-26T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=186934 $25,000 Grant Check Presentation to Taylorville CUSD this Friday at Football Game The Taylorville Community Unit School District #3 has been named one of the recipients of a $25,000 grant from the America&rsquo;s Farmers Grow Rural Education Program, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund. Superintendent Dr. Gregg Fuerstenau stated that T... 2015-08-25T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=186855 Recently Opened Broken Arrow Archery Provides Bow Services and Repair <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=186845" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_8251533734-BrokenArrowArchery1.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> You may have noticed a new business open at 114 North Webster Street in Taylorville recently. Kevin Hughes, a bow technician, along with his wife, Faye have opened a new business, Broken Arrow Archery. Kevin told Regional Radio News he got started ... 2015-08-25T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=186845 Christian County Corn Yield Tour Completed; Pana Township with Highest Yield at 221.03 <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=186841" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_8251524219-2015CountyYieldResultsonMap.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> The Christian County Farm Bureau and Christian County FS went out and took some yield samples on Monday, August 24. This was the fourth year that the Corn Yield Tour was conducted. Melissa McMillian, Manager of the Christian County Farm Bureau, tel... 2015-08-25T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=186841 Myers Competes in Master Showmanship Contest; Winners Announced <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=186732" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_82415105414-2015DivisionWinners.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> The 2015 Master Showmanship Contest was held on August 14 at the Illinois State Fairgrounds in Springfield. There were 54 exhibitors, from their respective county who won their Showmanship contest, that competed for the title of &ldquo;Illinois Mas... 2015-08-24T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=186732 Park District Approves Indemnity Agreement With City for Use of Caretaker House; Amendment Made to 2015-16 FY Budget <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=186731" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_82415103306-ParkBoardAugustMeetingPic.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> The Taylorville Park District met in regular session on Monday night. Board member, Jim McElroy was absent. An announcement of the Treasurer&rsquo;s Report was given. Taylorville Mayor Greg Brotherton, Assistant Fire Chief Andy Goodall and Fire Chi... 2015-08-24T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=186731 Christian County 4-H’ers Display Their Projects at Illinois State Fair <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=186715" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_8241532553-UniversityofIllinoisExtensionlogo1.png" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> Twenty-six Christian County 4-H members were in attendance at the Illinois State Fair on Friday, August 14 in the Orr Building. They were selected to be delegates to the State Fair, following the Christian County 4-H shows earlier in the summer at ... 2015-08-24T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=186715 Drive-Through Cookout/Luncheon on Saturday; Proceeds go to Shelby County Veterans Fund <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=186712" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_8241510013-shelbyville.png" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> There will be a Drive-Through Cookout/Luncheon on Saturday, August 29 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the old Bob Ridings building off of North 128. Proceeds from this event will go to the Shelby County Veterans Fund. Pork tenderloin and rope-sausage san... 2015-08-24T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=186712 Law Enforcement Investigating Vehicle Accident in Rosamond Township; Results in Fatality <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=186696" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_82415120954-sheriff.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>According to a statement released by Christian County Sheriff, Bruce Kettelkamp on Monday morning, law enforcement officials are investigating the death of a rural Pana man who died, following a vehicle accident on Saturday morning. On August 22, at... 2015-08-24T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=186696 Cowden Pioneer Days, Still Going Strong Since 1972 The 43rd Annual Cowden Pioneer Days started on Friday and runs until Sunday at the Cowden Village Park. There are plenty of activities ranging from concessions, carnival, bingo, and arts and crafts. Amber Snow, Secretary of Cowden Pioneer Days told R... 2015-08-22T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=186549