Taylorville Daily News News http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news 20 Latest News Articles 2014-04-18T05:41:53Z Shelbyville April Students of the Month <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=122836" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_4171414310-SvilleSOMapr2014.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> Left to right: Krista from Family Drug, Senior Brook Cieplik, Junior Peighton Donnel, Sophomore Kelly Laskowski, Freshman Dakota Forsyth. 2014-04-17T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=122836 Taylorville Students of the Month for April 2014 <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=122835" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_4171414518-Tvilleapr2014SOM.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> Left to Right: Betty Asmussen from Peoples Bank and Trust, Senior Brandon Butcher, Junior Bailey Yonker, Sophomore Mary Kate Curtin, Freshman Trevor Crews. 2014-04-17T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=122835 Steve Durbin is Winner of $20.25 million Lottery <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=122833" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_4171413136-thisone.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> 69-year-old Steve Durbin of Taylorville is the big winner of the $20,250,000 Lotto jackpot. Durbin and his newlywed wife Wilma were at the Taylorville Kroger, where he had purchased the ticket, for a check presentation Thursday afternoon. Wilma tel... 2014-04-17T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=122833 Logan’s Tropical Sno Opens in Taylorville <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=122763" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_4171473549-loganstropicalsno002.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> Greater Taylorville Chamber of Commerce holds ribbon cutting for Logan's Tropical Sno With temperatures on the rise, you may be looking for a place to enjoy a cool treat and now there is a new spot to do so in Taylorville. Nicole Logan tells Regio... 2014-04-17T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=122763 Taylorville Schools: 8 Snow Days this Year <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=122762" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_4171473430-drfuerstenau.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>You probably already knew that area schools used a lot of snow days this year.&nbsp; Taylorville School Superintendent Dr. Gregg Fursteneau says that extends the end of the year into June: [audio:fursteneausnowdays041714.mp3]comment here[/audio] In... 2014-04-17T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=122762 TPD and TRIAD To Host Severe Weather Preparedness Seminar Now is the time of year we see many severe storms and tornadoes which can often be devastating. Having the knowledge to identify certain types of weather conditions and being prepared can sometimes be the difference between surviving a severe storm o... 2014-04-17T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=122761 Lake Land College offers early-bird dual enrollment courses <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=122760" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_4171473903-lakeland.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>If you are or have a high school student looking to get a jump on college classes, Lake Land College is offering early-bird dual enrollment courses. &nbsp; Early-bird courses meet before the regular school day opens, often at 7 a.m., which allows h... 2014-04-17T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=122760 Taylorville Resident Arrested for Residential Burglary/Resisting Arrest The Taylorville Police Department had their hands full during an arrest on Monday. Around 11:16pm, 911 radioed the Taylorville Police Department in reference to a male subject who came home and found a woman in his house and now was following her out... 2014-04-17T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=122759 Walmart hit 3 Times with Retail Thefts Last Weekend The Walmart in Taylorville was targeted 3 times this past weekend for retail thefts including 2 on Sunday. On Friday, a Taylorville Police Department officer was advised of a retail theft that occurred at Walmart. The officer located and arrested 24-... 2014-04-17T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=122758 10 Arrested on Drug Charges 10 people were arrested Tuesday on various drug charges. At 10:30 a.m., agents from the Illinois State Police Central Illinois Enforcement Group, Illinois State Police Zone 4, Illinois State Police Meth Response Team, Christian County Sheriff&rsquo;s... 2014-04-16T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=122635 Taylorville Newlywed Wins $20.25 million Illinois Lottery Prize <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=122615" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_4161484242-lotto.png" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Less than two weeks after his wedding, a Taylorville resident became the Illinois Lottery&rsquo;s newest multimillionaire.&nbsp;&nbsp; The lucky lottery player won the $20,250,000 Lotto jackpot when the numbers on his Quick Pick ticket matched all si... 2014-04-16T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=122615 Christian County Board Approves U of I Job Shadowing Program for Second Year <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=122596" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_4151475130-cb041514.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Christian County Board met Tuesday night and was presented with a motion to approve the University of Illinois Extension&rsquo;s Job Shadowing program for a second year. Board member Fred Curtin reminded the Board what the event was about and som... 2014-04-16T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=122596 Davis votes for Coal Jobs Legislation <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=122595" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_4161473606-RodneyDavis.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Representative Rodney Davis of Taylorville recently voted in favor of bi-partisan legislation designed to protect coal mining jobs.&nbsp; The Congressman says the jobs are vital to the Central Illinois economy: [audio:daviscoaljobs041614.mp3]comment... 2014-04-16T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=122595 Taylorville Kiwanis Hear About Taylorville Park District At Weekly Meeting <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=122480" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_4161473619-kiwanis041514.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> Pictured left to right: Marlane Miller, Kiwanis program chair Bill Kerns, Bailey Hancock, and Kiwanis president Chris Weittenhiller. &nbsp; The president of the Taylorville Park District board, and the district&rsquo;s recreation director, were g... 2014-04-15T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=122480 Rep. Davis Announces Traveling Office Hours in Nokomis <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=122410" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_4151473456-RodneyDavis.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis of Taylorville has announced that he will be holding traveling office hours in Nokomis on Monday, April 21, at 9:30am.&nbsp; Holding traveling office hours enables Davis to continue his dialogue with residents of the 13th Dist... 2014-04-15T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=122410 Rosenthal: Bobcats Becoming a Problem <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=122409" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_4151473458-wrosenthal.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>While The Illinois Department of Natural Resources says a recent sighting in Taylorville was just a large cat, everyone knows bobcats are making a comeback.&nbsp; In fact, they are becoming a problem for many downstate residents.&nbsp; Representativ... 2014-04-15T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=122409 Taylorville School Board Hears About Budget Future <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=122319" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_4141493820-sb041414.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Taylorville School Board met Monday night at North Elementary School. Superintendent Dr. Gregg Fuerstenau told the Board that when it comes to the budget, the State funding is the major factor: [audio:fuerstenaubudget041514.mp3]comment here[/aud... 2014-04-14T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=122319 Kincaid Chief of Police Suspended Without Pay The Kincaid Village board voted unanimously to end the pay of already suspended Chief of Police, Richard Adams. It was determined that Adams could not be released as of this time, but the village would have no responsibility to continue to pay him wh... 2014-04-15T02:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=122318 Kincaid Mayor’s Hearing Pushed Back to May <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=122266" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_41414101831-dougthomas.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Kincaid Mayor Doug Thomas will have another month before he has to appear back in court. Thomas was scheduled to appear in court today but it has been rescheduled for May 16 at 10am. Thomas is facing 2 counts of violating an order of protection and 1... 2014-04-14T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=122266 Local Author to Speak at Library <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=122241" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_4141473843-KevinCorleyHeadShotYoung.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Local Author Kevin Corley will speak this week at the Taylorville Public Library.&nbsp; The author of &ldquo;Sixteen Tons&rdquo; will be at the Library Thursday to discuss the historical novel, which largely takes place in Christian County in the lat... 2014-04-14T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=122241