Taylorville Daily News News http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news 20 Latest News Articles 2015-07-06T09:30:41Z Lake Land College to Welcome Presidential Scholars This Fall <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=181228" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_7061533131-lakeland.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> Many area students were awarded with the Presidential Scholarship at Lake Land Community College in Mattoon for the 2015-2016 school year. This is awarded to district high school graduates who have demonstrated outstanding academic performance in h... 2015-07-06T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=181228 Weather Cooperates With Fireworks Shows Over The Weekend <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=181226" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_7061525418-TaylorvilleFireworksPic1.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The weather was pleasant over the weekend as many fireworks shows in the area went off as scheduled. About a week prior to the Fourth of July, rain was scheduled for the holiday, but as the week went on, weather models began to change in favor of sun... 2015-07-06T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=181226 Spillway Bridge Dedication Held On Fourth of July <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=181207" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_70615120121-SpillwayBridgePlaqueDedication.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> Before Lake Taylorville was aglow with fireworks on Saturday night, a bridge dedication took place earlier that day in honor of area veterans. The Spillway Bridge was dedicated at 2 p.m. Saturday on July 4th, as a way of saying &ldquo;thank you&rdq... 2015-07-06T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=181207 Many Area Students Named to LLCC’s President and VP Honor Lists <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=181045" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_70415112808-llcclogosm.png" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> Lincoln Land Community College released their list of full-time and part-time students in the 2015 Spring semester that made the President and Vice President&rsquo;s list. In order to be on the list, a student who is part-time, must be enrolled in ... 2015-07-04T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=181045 Fayette County Crops Still Decent; Some May Need Replanting <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=181009" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_7041575422-corn1.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> The month of June was a record when it came to rainfall in the state of Illinois and farmers are still hoping for a bountiful harvest, but some crops may have to be replanted. Fayette and Bond County Farm Bureau Manager, Stephanie Kraus, tells Regi... 2015-07-04T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=181009 State Police Enforce Patrol on Fourth of July Weekend <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=181008" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_7041575119-isp.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> While many people will be celebrating the Fourth of July weekend, Illinois State Police troopers will be conducting high visibility patrols with aggressive enforcement of the fatal four violations: DUI, speeding, failure to wear a seat belt and dis... 2015-07-04T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=181008 Lake Taylorville Fireworks Set For Saturday Night <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=181007" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_7041574709-fireworks.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> There will be plenty of food, fun and activities for all ages at Lake Taylorville Saturday for the Fourth of July celebration. Food vendors will start selling their food items at noon, followed by entertainment by the bluegrass and country band, Ca... 2015-07-04T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=181007 New Cold Laser Therapy Treatment at Wellness Care Center <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=180896" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_7021531020-annettegremmels.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> The FDA approved cold laser therapy treatment has arrived at the Wellness Care Center in Taylorville. Dr. Gremmels is excited about the new service being offered to her patients. Gremmels tells Regional Radio News that light enters the skin and exc... 2015-07-02T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=180896 Pana Fireworks Set for Friday Night; Fire Chief Addresses Firework Safety <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=180891" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_7021523706-fireworks01.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> The Pana Fireworks Show is scheduled to occur on Friday night at the Tri-County Fairgrounds. The starting time will be around 9:20-9:30, but if it&rsquo;s cloudy, they will be launched early. Pana Fire Chief Rod Bland tells Regional Radio News that... 2015-07-02T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=180891 Illinois State Police District 9 Releases June Activity and Enforcement Figures <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=180876" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_70215115742-ISPSEALbwjpg.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> Commander Scott Compton of the Illinois State Police District 9 released their activity and enforcement figures for the month of June. District 9 includes seven counties, as they answered 402 calls for service and initiated 1773 incidents in the fi... 2015-07-02T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=180876 Taylorville High School Band Is Washington D.C. Bound! <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=180793" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_7011590533-THSBandPic37115.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> The Taylorville High School Band is in route to Washington D.C. to perform at the National Independence Day Parade, as they are expected to arrive at the nation&rsquo;s capital on Friday. The Taylorville Police and Taylorville Fire Departments esco... 2015-07-01T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=180793 Funnel Cloud Spotted in Pana on Wednesday Afternoon <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=180778" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_7011540606-LandspoutPicture7115.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> A funnel cloud was spotted in the Pana area on Wednesday afternoon around 1 p.m. Warning Coordination Meteorologist, Chris Miller, of the National Weather Service Office in Lincoln tells Regional Radio News that the cause is due to a front that isn... 2015-07-01T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=180778 Autopsy Complete on Witt Man Stabbed; No Evidence to Proceed With Criminal Charges The Montgomery County Sheriff&rsquo;s Department has announced that an autopsy has been completed on the death of a Witt man that was stabbed Monday night, and there is still no evidence to proceed with criminal charges. 41 year-old, Richard D. Gree... 2015-07-01T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=180769 Local Students Named to Millikin Track & Field Letter Winner List; Academic All-Conference Team Millikin University, located in Decatur, recently announced their track and field letter winners of the 2014-2015 indoor and outdoor seasons. Sophomore Bret Merrell, who is from Moweaqua Central A&amp;M was on the list to receive a letter. Millikin,... 2015-07-01T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=180754 Taylorville High School Marching Band In National Independence Day Parade <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=180736" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_70115100830-tornado.gif" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> The Taylorville High School Marching Band will be participating in the National Independence Day Parade in Washington D.C. this Saturday at 11:45 a.m. There will be a &ldquo;Pack the Path&rdquo; in the Jensen&rsquo;s parking lot tonight starting a... 2015-07-01T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=180736 Christian County Board Approves Prevailing Wage Ordinance in Special Meeting <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=180648" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_6301581116-CountyBoardPic63015.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> The Christian County Board met in a special meeting session on Tuesday night at the Christian County Courthouse. The following board members requested to call the special meeting were: Chairman of the Board &ndash; Paul Schmitz, Laura A. Wilkinson,... 2015-06-30T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=180648 Combs Sworn In As Mayor of Charleston; Serve Remainder of Rennels Term The City of Charleston in Coles County has elected a new mayor. Brandon Combs, who was serving on the city council as a member, was sworn in as mayor of Charleston on Tuesday afternoon. Combs was elected, due to the death of Larry Rennels last week.... 2015-06-30T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=180626 Pana Community Hospital Blood Drive Upcoming <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=180620" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_6301521209-centralilbloodcenter.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> The Pana Community Hospital will be hosting a community blood drive at the First United Methodist Church in Pana, in the Fellowship Hall on 619 Kitchell Street. The blood drive is scheduled for Wednesday July 8 from 1 p.m. &ndash; 7 p.m. Appointmen... 2015-06-30T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=180620 U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis On BioTech Tour Wednesday in Central IL <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=180604" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_63015121652-RodneyDavis.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> U.S. Representative Rodney Davis, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Biotechnology, Horticulture and Research, announced he will go on a biotech tour on Wednesday, July 1st by making stops in central Illinois. He is doing this tour, so he could learn ... 2015-06-30T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=180604 Christian County Board Special Meeting on Tuesday Night The Christian County Board will have a special meeting Tuesday night at the Christian County Courthouse. Items on the agenda include adopting the prevailing wage ordinance and waive the per diem for this special meeting. At their last meeting on Jun... 2015-06-29T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=180499