Taylorville Daily News News http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news 20 Latest News Articles 2014-07-25T12:39:51Z Miss Congeniality Shows Livestock <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=136981" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_7251474107-barn2.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> Pictured: 4-H members show their livestock at the Fair. A pageant contestant at this year's Christian County Fair is also showing livestock.&nbsp; Miss Congeniality winner Amy Heberling says participating in the pageant was a way of showing anothe... 2014-07-25T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=136981 FFA President: Showing Cattle Involves a Lot <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=136980" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_7251474102-alecmyers.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> Pictured: Taylorville FFA Chapter President Alec Myers&nbsp; The Christian County Fair is underway.&nbsp; 4H member and President of the Taylorville FFA Alec Myers, who is showing cattle and sheep, says it adds up to a lot of work: [audio:myersca... 2014-07-25T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=136980 Sangamon Coroner: Remains in Rochester Suggest Homicide <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=136979" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_7251474544-SangamonCountyseal200.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Sangamon County Coroner Cinda Edwards says they now believe the woman whose remains were found in a shed in Rochester was a victim of a homicide. Edwards says the location of the body discovery and the fact that it was covered with items as if to be ... 2014-07-25T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=136979 Coles County Fair Begins Sunday The Coles County Fair kicks off on Sunday. Fair Board President Tom Jones tells Regional Radio News that their Grandstand will be busy throughout the week: [audio:jonesgrandstand072514.mp3]comment here[/audio] The Coles County Fair runs July 27 thr... 2014-07-25T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=136978 Market Manager Downs: Best Year Yet <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=136977" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_7251474054-taylorvillemainstreet.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Taylorville Main Street Farmers Market is in full swing now.&nbsp; Market manager Ed Downs says they had their best day ever last Saturday: [audio:farmersmkt072514.mp3]comment here[/audio] The Farmers Market features all varieties of produce, a... 2014-07-25T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=136977 Rep. Davis Votes to Empower Students and Improve Higher Education System <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=136975" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_7251474108-RodneyDavis.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis of Taylorville this week voted for a series of bipartisan bills to empower students and improve America's higher education system by increasing transparency, enhancing financial counseling for students and parents, and ensuring... 2014-07-25T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=136975 Aquafest to be held at Dam West Beach at Lake Shelbyville <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=136974" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_7251474056-usace.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Lake Shelbyville U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will be hosting Aquafest at Dam West Beach on Saturday, August 2 from noon to 4:00 p.m.&nbsp; Children and adults are welcome to attend.&nbsp; The beach fee will be waived for the entire day to allow ... 2014-07-25T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=136974 TPD Releases Details of Vehicle Crashing through Brick Wall at CCSO <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=136869" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_72114104934-image.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> The Taylorville Police Department has released details of the incident involving a vehicle crashing through the brick wall in front of the Christian County Sheriff&rsquo;s Office over the weekend. On Saturday at 6:10pm, 30-year-old Kimberly M. Snow... 2014-07-24T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=136869 Racing Tonight at Christian County Fair <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=136867" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_72414125151-maconspeedway.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Something not seen for years at the Christian County Fair takes place tonight in the grandstand.&nbsp; Bob Sargent, co-owner of the Macon Speedway says there will be plenty of excitement: [audio:sargentracing072414.mp3]comment here[/audio] The Gran... 2014-07-24T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=136867 Man Found Bound And Gagged On I-55 <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=136866" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_72414125431-ISPSEALbwjpg.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>(Raymond, IL)&nbsp; --&nbsp; Police are looking for three men who allegedly posed as cops and robbed a man on I-55.&nbsp; State Troopers found the victim bound and gagged on the side of the road near Raymond late Tuesday night.&nbsp; The victim says ... 2014-07-24T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=136866 Showing Sheep Means Early Wake Up Time <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=136827" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_7241473800-barn.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> Pictured: People gather to watch 4-H members show their livestock. One of the young people showing livestock at this year's Christian County Fair is Quintin Tippett.&nbsp; He says a typical day of preparation starts early: [audio:tippetsheep07241... 2014-07-24T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=136827 Ag Appreciation Luncheon at Fair <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=136826" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_7241473738-MellisaHerwig.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>One of the premier events of the Christian County fair is the Ag Luncheon.&nbsp; Christian County Farm Bureau Manager Mellisa McMillan says they are among the sponsors of the event: [audio:mcmillenagluncheon072214.mp3]comment here[/audio] Call the ... 2014-07-24T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=136826 Tail Command Adds Pet Astro Turf <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=136825" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_7241473752-tailcommand.png" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Tail Command in Taylorville is adding a new feature to their facility.&nbsp; Owner Ian Wilson says they recently purchased some special turf: [audio:tailcommandturf071814.mp3]comment here[/audio] Tail Command offers boarding, doggie daycare, groomi... 2014-07-24T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=136825 Taylorville Public Library Summer Reading Program Ends <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=136824" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_7241473740-dorothysiles.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>One sign that kids will be back in school soon is the end of the Taylorville Public Library's Summer Reading Program.&nbsp; Head Librarian Dorothy Siles tells Regional Radio the program helps keep kids learning even when school is out: [audio:silest... 2014-07-24T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=136824 Lake Land College accepting applications for Massage Therapy Program <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=136823" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_7241473750-lakeland.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Lake Land College Massage Therapy Program is accepting applications for the fall semester. The massage therapy curriculum is designed to prepare students in all areas of massage. Massage techniques and bodywork, anatomy, professionalism with clie... 2014-07-24T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=136823 Lake Shelbyville Tree Stand Permits now available <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=136821" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_7241473753-usace.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers would like to announce that the Lake Shelbyville Tree Stand Policy for this season will remain the same as it was last season.&nbsp; The policy allows hunters to leave one seasonal tree stand up for the duration of th... 2014-07-24T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=136821 Little Miss, Junior Miss, Miss Christian County Results <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=136678" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_7231473806-IMG0953.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> 2014 Little Miss Christian County Royalty pictured L to R: 2nd Runner Up Camille Heberling of Taylorville, Queen Ella Hohenstein of Taylorville, 1st Runner Up &nbsp;Zarah Guzman of Morrisonville 2014 Jr.Miss Christian County pictured left to rig... 2014-07-23T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=136678 Some Livestock Judging Monday <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=136677" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_7231473753-alecmyers.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> Taylorville FFA Chapter President Alec Myers For scheduling reasons, some judging got underway Monday at this year's Christian County Fair.&nbsp; President of the Taylorville FFA Chapter Alec Myers, says it all went pretty well: [audio:myersfair0... 2014-07-23T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=136677 Rosenthal: No Minimum Wage Increase <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=136676" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_7231473842-wrosenthal.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>Gubernatorial Candidate Bruce Rauner last week announced, as part of his economic plan, that he would support a gradual increase in the minimum wage.&nbsp; Representative Wayne Rosenthal of Morrisonville does not agree: [audio:rosenthalminwage072214... 2014-07-23T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=136676 TPD Reports One Arrested on Drug Charge <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=136675" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_7231473846-PoliceHeader.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The Taylorville Police Department reports that one person was arrested on a drug charge on Tuesday. A little after midnight, a Taylorville Police Department officer made contact with 19-year-old Alex M. Minix of Taylorville. Upon further investigatio... 2014-07-23T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=136675