Taylorville, IL


A clerk was pistol whipped early Wednesday morning (10-08) during an armed robbery at the Shasteen's Marathon.  According to a press release, Pana Police  were called out just before 2:00 more
The Christian County Sheriff's Office reports processing a couple of arrests.  Todd Brookens of Taylorville was reportedly arrested early Wednesday (10-08) on a domestic battery charge. more
A man's decision to back up on the highway is the apparent cause of an accident last week. On Friday (10-03), 33 year-old Michael A. Buehlman of Godfrey was driving east on Route 104. He reportedly more
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All good things must come to an end, and such is the case for the Taylorville Main Street Farmers Market, which will end its 2014 run tomorrow (Saturday). Market Manager Ed Downs says it's been a more
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Qualifying Central Illinoisians will have a chance to get rid of that old wood stove thanks to the American Lung Association. The Wood Stove Changeout Program offers help with replacing the old more
A local elementary principal is among 61 outstanding elementary and middle school principals across the country, named as 2014 National Distinguished Principals by the National Association of more
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A new tool is making it easier for patients at Sarah Bush Lincoln Hospital in Mattoon.  Cynthia Edwards, Director of Clinical Education at the hospital says Accuvein helps patients through a more
Just after 8:30 Saturday evening (10-04), Taylorville Police report receiving a complaint about a possible intoxicated driver at Amity Food Mart at 630 West Spresser. The complaint said a grey more
Taylorville Police are reporting another deer-car accident., this time involving a Pana woman. According to reports, on October 1st, 41 year-old Shannon C. Sarver was heading south on Route 29 just more
Two vehicles were reportedly damaged in a fender-bender just a block from the Driver's Licence Bureau last Friday (10-03). Taylorville Police say 40 year-old Richard E. Johnson of Effingham was more
You may not have known there was a rodeo in Springfield last week.  Linemen from Shelby Electric Cooperative participated in the 17th annual Linemen's Safety Rodeo last Friday (10-3) at Lincoln more
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A new store owner in Pana is passionate about what he does.  Tyler Sims, owner of Locked and Loaded, a recently opened gun store, says he has been interested in guns all of his life: [ more
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This year's yields for farmers are looking very good. In fact, Taylorville area farmer Bryan Sharp says this year may be a record breaker: [audio:sharpfarmstory100814.mp3]comment here[/audio] Sharp more
The Christian County Sheriff's Office received a report of theft last week. Darrel V. Crowe contacted the Sheriff's Office September 29th to report the theft of an item from his shed at 1824 East more
A Kincaid woman has become the latest to report a deer-car accident. According to reports, 21 year-old Amanda J. Harrison was headed west on  Lincoln Trail Friday (10-03) near Leland Lane when more
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