Taylorville Daily News News http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news 20 Latest News Articles 2014-07-31T10:32:43Z Fursteneau: Options for Mt. Auburn Property <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=137679" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_7311460356-drfuerstenau.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Taylorville School District is weighing its options for property it owns in Mt. Auburn.&nbsp; The closed school and other properties are a drain on the school district&rsquo;s finances, according to Superintendent Dr. Greg Fursteneau: [audio:fur... 2014-07-31T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=137679 ISP Confirm Female Skeletal Remains Found In Rochester <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=137677" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_7311460350-ISPSEALbwjpg.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Illinois State Police (ISP) Zone 4 Investigators have announced they have positively identified female skeletal remains that were found on July 19, in a residential area of Rochester. On July 19, the Rochester Police Department responded to a call o... 2014-07-31T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=137677 Morris: Livestock Showing Has Changed Over the Years <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=137676" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_7311460401-colescounty.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> People gather at the Coles County Fair to watch the Beef Open Show. The Coles County Fair continues on with various 4-H and Open Livestock Shows. Rodney Morris, whose son Cody is showing cattle and sheep at the Fair, says things have changed over ... 2014-07-31T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=137676 Grasshopper Products Good for Business and Personal Needs <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=137674" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_7311460354-GrasshopperMowers.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The mowing season is in full swing.&nbsp; One implement brand offers products for both home and business use.&nbsp; Grasshopper product representative Eric Benning of Benning Distributing in Raymond says they have mowers suited for your lawn: [audio... 2014-07-31T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=137674 Nutritious Food Important for Dogs <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=137673" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_7311460352-tailcommand.png" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Most people are careful about what kind of food they eat, but they may not be as concerned about their pet's diet.&nbsp; The owner of Tail Command in Taylorville, Ian Wilson, says your dog's diet is incredibly important: [audio:wilsondogfood072514.m... 2014-07-31T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=137673 3 Charged with Various Drug Offenses in Relation to Pana Shoot-out Three people who were arrested during the shoot-out in Pana Tuesday have been charged with various drug offenses. 37-year-old Jason C. Beck of Pana (the half-brother of&nbsp;25-year-old Josh A. Edwards of Pana), 24-year-old Courtney D. Herbison of Di... 2014-07-30T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=137628 Morrisonville Homecoming and Picnic Gets Underway Tonight <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=137538" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_7301462930-mvillehomecoming.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The annual Morrisonville Homecoming and Picnic gets under way tonight and will run through Friday. Genuine Country 94.3 WMKR will be there from 12:30-2:30pm and 3:00-4:00pm Thursday to bring you live coverage of the parade which begins at 1:00pm and ... 2014-07-30T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=137538 4-H Members Busy at Coles County Fair <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=137515" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_7301460047-4H.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Coles County 4-H members are busy this week at the 2014 Coles County Fair. Ben Oakley, who is showing cattle, says he has been a 4-H member since he was 8 and explains how he got started: [audio:oakleystart073014.mp3]comment here[/audio] Mary Cox w... 2014-07-30T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=137515 Shelbyville Rotary Hears From Physician’s Assistant at SMH <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=137514" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_7301460057-rotary.png" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>At the Shelbyville Rotary Club meeting, member Phil Miller introduced the Club to Hannah Doyle who is the Physician&rsquo;s Assistant with the Family Health Care Center at Shelby Memorial Hospital. Doyle gave helpful tips on managing prescription and... 2014-07-30T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=137514 One Lane of Travel Opened Near Collapsed Building <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=137490" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_7291442546-roadclosure.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Taylorville Fire Department has opened up one lane of travel on South and North Main Streets near the collapsed building. East Main Cross Street remains completely closed. A map of travel can be seen below: 2014-07-29T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=137490 Taylorville Kiwanis Hear About Local Clydesdale Farm at Weekly Luncheon <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=137486" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_7291433746-photo.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> Pictured left to right: Kiwanis president Chris Weittenhiller, Elmer Harmon, and Bill Harmon The Taylorville Kiwanis Club heard from a father and son who own a Clydesdale farm near Morrisonville, at the club's weekly luncheon Tuesday at the Taylor... 2014-07-29T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=137486 UPDATED: Suspect Killed, Policeman Injured in Pana Standoff; Name Released <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=137480" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_7291413213-panahouse.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> Pictured: The house where the incident occured. One person is dead after a shootout with police just outside of Pana Tuesday morning.&nbsp; Christian County Coroner Amy Calvert Winans released the name of the victim just before 7 o'clock Tuesday n... 2014-07-29T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=137480 Taylorville Square Remains Blocked on Northeast Side <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=137382" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_7281482745-20140728073949.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> A building collapse early Sunday morning has left a portion of the Taylorville Square blocked off, and has caused at least one adjacent business to announce its closure for the&nbsp; next several days.&nbsp; Taylorville Mayor Greg Brotherton says i... 2014-07-29T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=137382 Coles County Fair Thanks Sponsors <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=137381" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_7291461702-image.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> People prepare their cattle for show at the Coles County Fair. County Fairs are depending more and more on local sponsorships to keep things going.&nbsp; President of the Coles County Fair Tom Jones says the local sponsors are vital, especially wi... 2014-07-29T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=137381 Taylorville Chamber to Host Blood Drive <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=137380" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_7291460334-tvillechamber.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Greater Taylorville Chamber of Commerce is hosting a blood drive on Monday, August 4from 10:00am to 3:00pm. The Chamber is located at 108 West Market Street in Taylorville. To schedule an appointment, call the blood center (toll free) at 1-866-GI... 2014-07-29T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=137380 TPD Arrests One for Aggravated Battery/Resisting Arrest <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=137379" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_7291460328-PoliceHeader.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Taylorville Police Department arrested one person for aggravated battery, resisting arrest and 2 other charges on Saturday. Just after 11:00pm, Taylorville Police Department officers responded to a call of a male subject acting intoxicated and ha... 2014-07-29T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=137379 PPD Reports Pana Resident Arrested for Aggravated Domestic Battery/Fleeing Police <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=137378" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_7291460333-ppd.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>A Pana resident was arrested Sunday on charges of aggravated domestic battery and fleeing/eluding police. On Saturday, Pana Police Department officers responded to a domestic violence report at 502 North Clay Street Apartment 3. An officer arrived an... 2014-07-29T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=137378 Taylorville Park Board Approves Security Lights at Jayne’s Park <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=137343" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_7281483823-image4.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> The Taylorville Park Board met Monday night and heard an update on the proposal for new security lights at Jayne&rsquo;s Park. Secretary/Bookkeeper MaryAnn Becker tells the Board the cost will be a little over $2700 but they will make a difference:... 2014-07-28T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=137343 Taylorville Square Remains Blocked After Building Collapse <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=137285" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_7281482939-20140728073938.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> The northeast corner of the Taylorville square, remains blocked off as a result of a building collapse at about 10:30 Sunday morning. Taylorville Fire Department crews have the road and area cordoned off so both vehicle and pedestrian traffic are ... 2014-07-28T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=137285 Livestock Shows All Week at Coles County Fair The Coles County Fair is underway. Fair Board President Tom Jones tells Regional Radio News that they will have livestock shows all week: [audio:joneslivestock072814.mp3]comment here[/audio] The Coles County Fair runs through Sunday at the Fairgrou... 2014-07-28T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=137225