Taylorville Daily News News http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news 20 Latest News Articles 2014-10-25T09:57:03Z Taylorville, Shelbyville, Pawnee, Nokomis Get IHSA Football Playoff Berths <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=149557" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_10251495045-IHSAlogo.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Several local high school football teams clinched playoff berths in the Illinois High School Assocation playoff pairings announced Saturday night by the organization. Announcement of the pairings were broadcast live on Miller Media Group stations WTI... 2014-10-25T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=149557 Suspended License Arrests Good police work helped nab a suspected illegal driver Wednesday (10-22). Taylorville Officers say they spotted Lacey Sparling of Taylorville driving on West Pauline Street. The cops believed Sparkling was driving illegally. She was cited for driving... 2014-10-24T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=149482 Zombies Sought Taylorville Memorial Hospital's Relay for Life Team is looking for zombies. The Zombie Run, Walk, Crawl 5K is creeping up Saturday (10-25). The race gets underway at 5:30 pm at the Chautauqua Building at Manners Park. There will be a make-up station... 2014-10-24T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=149481 Injured Scouts Improving There's good news when it comes to the three Cub Scouts injured in a Monday night chemical accident in Raymond. Two scouts are out of the hospital and a third was expected to be discharged shortly. All three are expected to fully recover. It turns ou... 2014-10-24T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=149480 Chamber Welcomes New Members The Greater Taylorville Chamber of Commerce has brought in two new members. Chamber CEO Patty Hornbuckle says they are welcoming a new shoe store: [audio:patty1102414.mp3]comment here[/audio] Hornbuckle says a new cleaning service has also joined t... 2014-10-24T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=149479 Bullying Focus Of Saturday Event Bullying will be the topic of an event Saturday. Teresa Paul of the Bullyng Project says they'll show a documentary about bullying tomorrow (Saturday 10-25) and then discuss the problem: [audio:teresapaulbullyproject102314.mp3]comment here[/audio] ... 2014-10-24T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=149477 Christian County Economic Development Corporation Holds Annual Meeting, Luncheon Friday <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=149475" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_10241435514-20141024103740.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> The Christian County Economic Development Corporation board of directors held their annual meeting and luncheon Friday at the Taylorville Memorial Hospital auditorium, to review ongoing efforts to increase jobs in Christian County. Executive Direc... 2014-10-24T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=149475 Taylorville Development Association Completes Land Swap for New Industrial Park <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=149474" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_10241435216-KenHart.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>It was announced at Friday's Christian County Economic Development Corporation annual board meeting and luncheon, that the Taylorville Development Association has completed its land swap so that it can begin work toward establishing a new industrial ... 2014-10-24T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=149474 Taylorville School Superintendent Talks About Projects Benefitting Economic Development During Friday's annual board meeting of the Christian County Econonic Development Corporation, Taylorville school superintendent Doctor Greg Fuesterneau told board members that this summer's new construction and remodeling of several Taylorville scho... 2014-10-24T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=149473 Christian County CEO Program Promoted at CCEDC Annual Meeting Friday The Christian County Economic Development Corporation board of directors, held their annual meeting and luncheon on Friday at the Taylorville Memorial Hospital auditorium. The luncheon portion of the meeting, was a presentation from 3 people involve... 2014-10-24T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=149472 Christian County Coroner Releases Cause of Death in 2 Other Cases Christian County Coroner Amy Calvert Winans conducted an inquest on Wednesday night at the Christian County Courthouse. A jury found that 25-year-old Joshua Edwards, Senior of Pana, died on July 29th of this year, as a result of multiple gunshot woun... 2014-10-24T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=149438 Christian County Coroner Disputing Fox Illinois Report on Agnew Death Christian County Coroner Amy Winans tells Regional Radio News that a story reported by Fox Illinois Thursday night, on the cause of death of Mary Jane Agnew, is incorrect. Winans tells us that Mrs. Agnew died in June 2013 and Wednesday's ruling on t... 2014-10-24T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=149429 Fox Illinois: Agnew's Death Changed from Accidental to Homocide <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=149326" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_10231491412-MaryJaneAgnewpix.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> FoxIllinois is reporting that the 2013 death of a Taylorville woman, has been changed from an accidental drowning to a homicide. Sources are telling the news outlet that the death of Mary Jane Agnew apparently has new evidence that has caused Tayl... 2014-10-23T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=149326 Social Security Recipients Get COLA Increase Social Security recipients will get a raise in January, according to Jack Myers: [audio:myersssincrease102314.mp3]comment here[/audio] Myers is Public Affairs Specialist for Social Security's Springfield office. 2014-10-23T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=149323 Area Lake To Receive Grant Money Grant money from the Illinois EPA will be used to spruce up a portion of Lake Pana. EPA Director Lisa Bonnett announced the grant earlier this week.&nbsp; &nbsp;The money will be used to stabilize part of the shore with filter fabric and stone rip-r... 2014-10-23T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=149322 Sheriff's Office Reports Arrests The Christian County Sheriff's Office reports processing a couple of arrests. &nbsp; &nbsp;A Cape Coral, Florida woman is accused of writing bad checks. 51 year-old Mindy Fleming was arrested Tuesday (10-21) on deceptive practices charges. &nbsp;Po... 2014-10-23T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=149321 Another Deer Crash A 68 year-old man is the latest victim of a stray deer in the road. Carl Spengler of Pawnee was driving west on Township Road 950 North when a deer came into his path. He told cops he couldn't avoid striking it. Spengler was uninjured, but his 2005 P... 2014-10-23T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=149320 Comedy Legend To Visit Central Illinois [audio:jerrylewis102314.mp3]comment here[/audio] That's comedy legend Jerry Lewis on one of his Muscular Dystrophy Association Telethons in the 1970s. &nbsp;Lewis will visit Central Illinois this weekend.&nbsp; &nbsp;Lewis, who first gained nationa... 2014-10-23T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=149319 Grooming Dogs Important Grooming a dog takes more than just clipping hair. It's important to build a little trust with the pooch, according to Tail Command groomer Gabby Stephens: &nbsp;[audio:gabbysparkle102414.mp3]comment here[/audio] Tail Command is located at 306 S. S... 2014-10-23T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=149318 Local Woman Arrested On Warrant Shortly after midnight Sunday (10-19), Taylorville Police were sent to the 1300 block of West Adams Street on reports of theft. The suspect reportedly fled, but was nabbed after a quick foot chase. The original complainant declined to press charges, ... 2014-10-23T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=149317