Taylorville Daily News News http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news 20 Latest News Articles 2015-08-04T12:56:18Z Manhunt Underway for Donald Ray Van Hoose III; Last Cell Phone Position in Area of Rt. 29 and 1600 North Road <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=184519" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_80415112659-DonaldRayVanHooseIII.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> Christian County Sheriff, Bruce Kettelkamp has released the following statement of a manhunt that is currently underway for a Mulberry Grove, Illinois man. At approximately 8:05 p.m., the Christian County Sheriff&rsquo;s Department received inform... 2015-08-04T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=184519 Lahey Elected as 2015-2016 Illinois Association of Student Councils State President <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=184501" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_8041591636-DerekLahey8315.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> At the Taylorville City Council on Monday night, it was announced that Derek Lahey, an incoming senior at Taylorville High School, was elected as the new Illinois Association of Student Councils State President. This is the first time in school his... 2015-08-04T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=184501 Mayor Brotherton Needing Tree Board Members; Closure of Square for Chillifest and Other Events Approved <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=184415" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_8031594435-TaylorvilleCityCouncil8315.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> The Taylorville City Council met in regular session on Monday night. The council approved and passed several ordinances and approved motions. The Council approved a resolution to retain First Midstate Inc. of Bloomington, Illinois as an underwriter... 2015-08-03T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=184415 Illinois Office of Tourism Announces Tourism Up at Shelby County and Lake Shelbyville <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=184386" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_8031532438-shelbyville.png" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> The Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, Office of Tourism has announced it is celebrating four consecutive years of record-breaking tourism as part of a four-day, 12-stop tour around Illinois. Tourism officials conducted a spe... 2015-08-03T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=184386 Central Illinois Public Transit to Provide Transportation to Christian County <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=184370" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_80315120842-CIPTBusPic1.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> Christian County will receive public transportation in the future from the Central Illinois Public Transit, which is a program within CEFS Economic Opportunity Corporation. CIPT and CEFS have been providing public transportation for nearly 30 years... 2015-08-03T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=184370 TFD Respond to Apartment Building Fire on Sunday; Minor Damage Caused <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=184365" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_80315114339-FireDeptHeader.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> The Taylorville Fire Department responded to a fire on the exterior of an apartment building at 2215 West Spresser Street on Sunday afternoon shortly before 4:00 p.m. When firefighters arrived, the fire was on the exterior part of the apartment bui... 2015-08-03T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=184365 Carol Chandler Promoted to Director of the Quad County Home Care Agencies <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=184212" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_8011513957-CarolChandlerPic1.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> Quad County Home Health, Hospice, and Home Medical Supplies &amp; Equipment have announced that Carol Chandler has been promoted to Director of the Quad County Home Care agencies. Chandler began her duties as director on July 1st. Chandler has wor... 2015-08-01T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=184212 Taylorville Church of Nazarene Staff Thanks Crowd for Huge Turnout at Heaven is for Real Event <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=184211" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_8011512345-EdHeppePic1.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> The Taylorville Church of the Nazarene hosted two sessions of Heaven is for Real on Friday night. The two sessions were used to compensate the maximum capacity size of the church which was at 250. Church staff and members were pleased with how the ... 2015-08-01T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=184211 Taylorville City Council Meeting on August 3; Several Ordinances and Motions on Agenda The Taylorville City Council will meet in regular session on Monday night at the Taylorville Municipal Building, starting at 7 p.m. There is a Finance Committee Meeting scheduled at 6:45, prior to the Council meeting. There are several items on the ... 2015-08-01T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=184209 Sold Out Crowd at Both Heaven is for Real Events; Burpo's Share Message of Hope and Inspiration <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=184189" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_8011575553-ColtonBurpo1.JPG" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> The Taylorville First Church of the Nazarene hosted two sessions of Heaven is for Real on Friday, with a full attendance for both sessions. The first session was held from 2 &ndash; 4 p.m. and the second was held from 6:30 &ndash; 8:30 p.m. The two... 2015-08-01T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=184189 Morrisonville Annual Picnic and Homecoming – Still Going Strong for 88 Years The Morrisonville Annual Picnic and Homecoming is still going strong as this year marks 88 years, as the town of Morrisonville celebrates by doing several festivities such as pedal tractor pull, community pageant, and entertainment by several bands a... 2015-07-31T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=184159 LLCC-Taylorville to Host Community Open House at Newly Renovated North Building <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=184113" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_7311591038-llcclogosm.png" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> The public is invited to a Community Open House on Monday, August 10 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the newly renovated North Building at Lincoln Land Community College at the Taylorville Campus, located at 800 South Spresser Street. LLCC-Taylorville S... 2015-07-31T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=184113 Los Rancheros Mexican Restaurant to Start Express Lunch Buffet Next Monday Los Rancheros Mexican Restaurant in Taylorville will be introducing an Express Lunch Buffet next Monday, August 3 from 11 a.m. &ndash; 2 p.m. Nester Lopez, manager of Los Rancheros, told Regional Radio News that the Express Lunch Buffet will include ... 2015-07-30T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=184026 State Rep. Avery Bourne to Host Two Events; Protection from ID Theft & Conserving Money on Utility Bills <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=184024" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_7301522548-AveryBourne.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> State Representative Avery Bourne announced this week that she will be hosting two informative events for senior citizens in her district. The first one is scheduled for Friday, July 31st at the Carlinville Public Library on 510 North Broad Street ... 2015-07-30T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=184024 ISP District 12 Trooper Identifies Ohio Child in Vandalia from Amber Alert in Ohio; Estranged Father Arrested <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=184012" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_73015120249-ISPSEALbwjpg.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> An Illinois State Police Trooper of District 12 in Effingham located an Ohio child that was identified in an early morning Amber Alert issued from Ohio in Vandalia, Illinois on Wednesday. On Wednesday morning at approximately 2:22 a.m., District 1... 2015-07-30T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=184012 Shelby County Fair Comes to a Close <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=183947" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_7301562233-palllls.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a>The 2015 Shelby County Fair came to a close Wednesday evening after three days of 4-H and agriculture related showings, exhibits and projects. The annual Shelby County Fair offers 4-H members an opportunity to show off their months of hard work to t... 2015-07-30T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=183947 CCTV in Christian County; Filmed Feature Story for Global Business Program <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=183915" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_7291552400-UniversityofIllinoisExtensionlogo1.png" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> A film crew for the international cable channel CCTV was in Christian County on Tuesday, July 21 as they filmed various places for their &ldquo;Global Business&rdquo; program. Their first stop was at the Christian County Extension office in Taylorv... 2015-07-29T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=183915 4-H Activities Continue at Coles County Fair; Inside Look at Being a Cloverbud Member <a href="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&amp;id=183906" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/shared/inc/client/21/articles/thumbs/t_7291530335-ColesCoFairPic9Cow.jpg" border="0" align="left" style="padding:10px"></a> There was a lot of activity Wednesday morning in the livestock barns at the Coles County Fairgrounds as 4-H and Cloverbud members gathered for the Junior Sheep and Goat Show, as well as the Open Beef Show. Members brought out their projects to be j... 2015-07-29T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=183906 Illinois House Votes to Block Automatic Pay Raise; Measure Goes to Senate Well, there might not be a new state budget, but lawmakers Tuesday afternoon did agree on one thing: rescending the automatic pay increases of Illinois state legislators. The Illinois House voted 101 to one, to block the pay raise. The bill now goes... 2015-07-28T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=183798 Demolition Derby Held on Saturday Night at Christian County Ag Fair; Local Drivers Finish in Top Three The ever-popular demolition derby was held Saturday night at the 92nd Annual Christian County Agricultural Fair at the fairgrounds. Drivers in the area and central Illinois competed before a great crowd. The event was promoted by Grandstand Attractio... 2015-07-28T05:00:00Z http://www.taylorvilledailynews.com/news/details.cfm?clientid=21&id=183795