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Central A&M Members Advance In Public Speaking
Pictured left to right are Hailey Hunter, Alaina Burgener, Lisa Parker, Abby Forlines, and Lauren Burgener.
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Pictured left to right are Hailey Hunter, Alaina Burgener, Lisa Parker, Abby Forlines, and Lauren Burgener.
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ASSUMPTION — On Wednesday, January 28th, five members of the Central A&M FFA Chapter traveled to Blue Ridge High School to compete in the Section 16 Public Speaking CDE.
Thursday, February 26, 2015


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Thursday, February 26, 2015

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Thursday, February 26, 2015

Local woman to emcee Desert Storm remembrance
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — The Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs (IDVA) will host the 24th Desert Storm Remembrance Ceremony to remember and honor those who served, and those who made the ultimate sacrifice during Operation Desert Storm 24 years ago.
Thursday, February 26, 2015

March music event in Pana to shed light on addiction
PANA — Rose City Underground, Inc. is hosting “The Need for More,” a community dialogue on addiction at Function Junction, 16 E. 2nd St., Pana on Saturday, March 14th from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Freshly incorporated, the group is hosting the event with the hope of starting a community discussion on addiction as it applies to the community.
Thursday, February 26, 2015

Simulated grain bin engulfment tests area fire dept.
ASSUMPTION — According to Assumption Fire Chief, Ted Sloan, Assumption has already experienced one grain bin related death. “It happened in the 70’s, but people remember it like it was yesterday,” he said regarding the significance of the Grain Bin Engulfment Training that he and his staff attended on Thursday morning.
Thursday, February 26, 2015

Community Women's Association offering scholarships
TAYLORVILLE — The Community Women’s Association (CWA) this year will be awarding a $1,000 and a $750 Alice Benton Memorial Scholarship to two deserving female adults and/or female high school seniors who will be attending junior college, college or vocational/technical school.
Thursday, February 26, 2015

North School Announces Students Of The Week
TAYLORVILLE — This week’s recipients of the Student of the Week award at North Elementary School received a certificate and assisted with the morning announcements.
Thursday, February 26, 2015

Taylorville Women of the Moose Donate To Local Food Pantry
TAYLORVILLE — Pat Wells (left), Senior Regent of the Women of the Moose, presents a check to Taylorville Food Pantry representative Linda Root.
Thursday, February 26, 2015

Kiwanis Club learns about energy program
TAYLORVILLE — John Beintema of the Ameren Illinois ActOnEnergy program, was Tuesday's guest speaker at the weekly meeting of the local Kiwanis Club at the Taylorville Memorial Hospital auditorium.
Thursday, February 26, 2015

Sheriff Kettlekamp Speaks To Career Class
TAYLORVILLE — Sheriff Bruce Kettlekamp spoke to the THS career classes on Monday, February 23, 2015.
Thursday, February 26, 2015

FFA Alumni Prepare Lunch For Current members
TAYLORVILLE — In honor of National FFA Week, the Taylorville FFA Alumni cooked lunch for all Taylorville FFA members that took part in FFA Week Activities.
Thursday, February 26, 2015

Events Calendar printed February 26, 2015
Thursday, February 26, 2015

Art in Nature program March 8 at Rock Spgs.
DECATUR, Ill. ‚ Nature is full of art, and you can create your own masterpiece using natural materials at Art in Nature on Sunday, March 8 at 2pm in Rock Springs Nature Center.
Thursday, February 26, 2015

Police/Fire printed February 25, 2015
Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Park board passes 2015-2016 operating budget
TAYLORVILLE — The Taylorville Park District Board of Trustees adopted a budget for the 2015-2016 fiscal year at last night’s board meeting that is “essentially the same as last year,” according to District Secretary MaryAnn Becker.
Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Rep. Bourne is assigned to ag., vets' affairs committees
LITCHFIELD — State Representative Avery Bourne (R-Litchfield) has been assigned to several key Illinois House Committees.
Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Clean Line hosting more meetings for transmission line
CHRISTIAN COUNTY — A third round of public meetings is scheduled next week for a proposed 750-mile direct current power line that would carry wind energy from Kansas to Midwest and East Coast markets.
Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Nat'l FFA advisor visits THS chapter
TAYLORVILLE — Dr. Steven A. Brown, National Future Farmers of America (FFA) Advisor and Chairman of the FFA Board of Directors, stopped in Taylorville yesterday to speak to students and take a tour of one of the most successful FFA chapters in the state of Illinois.
Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Respectful Students
PANA — Washington School has added a new awards incentive program for the 2014-2015 school year. The Character Counts program is based on a monthly Character Education lesson.
Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Millikin to host screening of 'To Light a Candle'
DECATUR, Ill. — The Baha'i Community of Decatur and Millikin University's Office of Inclusion and Student Engagement will host a free screening and discussion on the documentary "To Light a Candle" as part of the "Education is Not a Crime" campaign. The event will be held on Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015 at 2 p.m. in Pilling Chapel on Millikin University's campus.
Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Stonington HCEA to meet Thursday, March 5
STONINGTON — The Stonington Night HCEA will meet Thursday, March 5, 2015 at the home of Ellen Colbrook at 7:00 p.m. Colbrook and Kristi Likes will be hosting.
Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Central A&M FFA Members Tour Sloan Implement In Assumption
ASSUMPTION — Central A&M FFA members traveled to Sloan Implement in Assumption to learn what Sloans is really about. Whenever we arrived, we received a very informative presentation from Sloan’s members Grant Tice and Sara McRae.
Wednesday, February 25, 2015

4 From Central A&M advance in record keeping
MOWEAQUA — On Tuesday, February 17th, nine members of the Central A&M FFA traveled to Maroa-Forsyth for the Section 16 Record Book Judging. Of those nine members, four members placed 1st and will be moving on to participate at the district level.
Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Storm in Pana leads to costly power surge for city
PANA — “In Friday night’s snow and ice, we had a power pole out by the water plant that got hit,” Pana Mayor Steve Sipes told aldermen at Monday evening’s regularly scheduled Pana City Council meeting.
Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Three-year PEA and ESP contracts approved in Pana
PANA — The Pana C.U.S.D. #8 Board of Education, Pana Education Association (PEA) Union, and Pana Education Support Personnel (ESP) Union approved three-year PEA and ESP contracts for the upcoming 2015-2016, 2016-2017, and 2017-2018 school years.
Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Evening of jazz and percussion at THS Thursday
TAYLORVILLE — The Taylorville High School Jazz Band and Percussion Ensemble will present their 6th annual Evening of Jazz and Percussion this Thursday, February 26th, at 7:00 p.m. in the high school cafeteria.
Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Raiders Repeat Trip To Redbird
DECATUR — The 31-1 Central A&M Lady Raiders dismantled the South Fulton Lady Rebels in the IHSA Class 1A Millkin Super-sectional on Monday night to punch their ticket to the Final Four in Bloomington on Friday and Saturday. A&M made it to the Final Four last year but lost both games. This season, the Raiders are focused on coming out strong and making some noise in the state tournament.


Tuesday, February 24, 2015

CrimeStoppers printed February 24, 2015
TAYLORVILLE — This week Crimestoppers is seeking information in regards to a burglary that occurred in Taylorville.
Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Courthouse printed February 24, 2015
Tuesday, February 24, 2015

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Tuesday, February 24, 2015

THS Seniors Outmatched in Bags Tourney
TAYLORVILLE — A team of 3 Taylorville Senior Center participants beat a 3 person team from Taylorville High School (THS) in a game of bags at the Center on March 11, 2015.
Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Days Gone By: Peabody Mine #7
KINCAID — Peabody Mine 7 as it looked just prior to its closing. Francis S. Peabody, founder of Peabody Coal, built the mine in 1912.
Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Morrisonville FFA Chapter attends Career Expo
The Morrisonville FFA Chapter has been involved in many activities recently and has a full calendar for the coming months.  On February 5th, several students attended the Construction Career Expo in Belleville, IL, where they learned about the many different careers involved in building construction.
Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Taylorville FFA learns career skills at Section 16 Public Speaking Event
On Wednesday, January 28th, eleven Taylorville FFA members participated in the Prepared, Extemporary, and Creed Speaking Contest.
Tuesday, February 24, 2015

THS FFA Successfully Competes in Section Star Greenhand Interviews
DECATUR — Recently, four Taylorville FFA Members competed in Decatur at the Section 16 Star Greenhand Interviews.  All members were sophomores that completed one year of records on their Supervised Agriculture Experience Project.
Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Washington School Presents Character Counts
PANA — Washington School has added a new awards incentive program for the 2014-2015 school year. The Character Counts program is based on a monthly Character Education lesson.
Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Taylorville Memorial Hospital EAC hosts murder mystery dinner theater
TAYLORVILLE — On Saturday, February 14th Taylorville Memorial Hospital’s Employee Activity Committee hosted their third Annual Murder Mystery Dinner fundraiser in the Janice Hooper Auditorium at Taylorville Memorial Hospital.
Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Mobile food pantry this Saturday at high school
TAYLORVILLE — The Central Illinois Mobile Food Pantry will be held on Sat., February 28 at the Taylorville High School cafeteria, 815 W. Springfield Rd., beginning at 10:00 a.m.
Monday, February 23, 2015

Meaning of 4 words at heart of challenge to ACA
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court next week hears a challenge to President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul that hinges on just four words in the massive law that seeks to dramatically reduce the ranks of the uninsured. The argument threatens subsidies that help make insurance affordable to consumers in about three dozen states.
Monday, February 23, 2015

21 Taylorville FFA students take top honors in section proficiency awards
TAYLORVILLE — On Tuessday February 17th, 32 THS FFA Members competed at the Section 16 Proficiency Award Interviews at Maroa High School.  In years past this event has been very successful for the Taylorville FFA Chapter.  This year proved to be no different.  Twenty-one students won their areas at the Section 16 Proficiency Award Interview Contest. 

Monday, February 23, 2015

Taylorville FFA takes home nine state degrees
TAYLORVILLE — On February 6th, nine Taylorville FFA members competed for their State Degree.  This degree is an honorable prestige in Illinois. Only a small percentage of Illinois FFA members ever have the chance to obtain it.
Monday, February 23, 2015

Symphonic wind concert this Sunday
DECATUR, Ill. —  Millikin University's Symphonic Wind Ensemble will present a concert of traditional and contemporary music on Sunday, March 1, 2015, at 4 p.m. in Kirkland Fine Arts Center.
Monday, February 23, 2015

Mt. Auburn Village Board releases meeting minutes
Monday, February 23, 2015

Scholarship applications available from CEFS
TAYLORVILLE — CEFS Economic Opportunity Corporation is offering scholarships for income eligible individuals who wish to continue their education in an Illinois Institution-approved full-time post-secondary course of study. The course of study must lead up to a degree and/or employment, with particular consideration given to a field of study in high technology areas or other growth occupations.
Monday, February 23, 2015

Vendor fair event a fundraiser for food pantry
TAYLORVILLE — The public is invited to attend the vendor fair and food drive in the Taylorville Memorial Hospital Auditorium on Saturday, March 7th, 2015. The food drive will benefit the Assumption Food Pantry. Every food item donated that day between 9 a.m - 6 p.m. will be matched item for item. Everyone who drops off items for the food pantry will also receive a chance to win a door prize. Participants do not need to be present to win, but a ticket is necessary, which can be collected upon leaving the fair.
Monday, February 23, 2015

Snow Day
TAYLORVILLE — A heavy snowfall over Friday evening made Lake Taylorville the place to be on Saturday for anything and everything related to sledding.
Saturday, February 21, 2015

Fayette County turkey a record-holder for Havera
TAYLORVILLE - It was early Spring of 2014 and Mike Havera had spent the better part of a day camped out at the base of a tree somewhere in Fayette County, watching and listening.
Saturday, February 21, 2015

Meeting Notices printed February 22, 2015
Saturday, February 21, 2015

Why no state vegetable? Question spurs Illinois class to act
CHATHAM, Ill. (AP) — A class of fourth-graders in central Illinois was learning about state symbols when students stumbled upon a puzzling question: Why does Illinois have a state fruit but no state vegetable?
Saturday, February 21, 2015

Community Calendar printed February 22, 2015
Saturday, February 21, 2015

Grant funds available for women and girls' programs
SPRINGFIELD — The Community Foundation for the Land of Lincoln is currently accepting Letters of Inquiry for The Women’s Fund, an endowment fund built by Women for Women members to increase awareness and address the needs of women and girls in Sangamon and surrounding counties, including Cass, Christian, Logan, Menard, Morgan, and Montgomery.
Saturday, February 21, 2015

Optimist Club hears Presidential presentation
TAYLORVILLE — The Taylorville Optimist Club held its regular meeting on Thursday, February 19th at the TMH Auditorium. Following breakfast, President Bob Richardson called the meeting to order with the Pledge of Allegiance and Pastor Ted Marrinan gave the morning invocation. 
Saturday, February 21, 2015

Area FFA members attend national leadership conference
SPRINGFIELD — More than 680 students and 140 teachers from across Illinios attended the 212 Leadership Conference. The conference is an activity of the National FFA Organization, coordinated by the Illinois FFA Center, sponsored by Syngenta and Crop Production Services as a special project of the National FFA Foundation.
Saturday, February 21, 2015

Central A&M FFA Member Named Section 16 Greenhand Star Farmer
DECATUR — On Friday, February 6, 2015, Lauren Burgener traveled to the Macon County Farm Bureau Building in Decatur where she attended the Star Greenhand Interviews. After all interviews were conducted and record books were checked, Lauren was named the Section 16 Greenhand Star Farmer.
Saturday, February 21, 2015

Parker Places 2nd at State FFA Job Interview CDE
MACOMB — On February 7, 2015, Lisa Parker represented the Central A&M FFA Chapter at the State FFA Job Interview CDE at Western Illinois University, competing against 20 FFA members from all across the state of Illinois.
Saturday, February 21, 2015

CAM FFA Members Advance to Districts in FFA Public Speaking Contest
BLUE RIDGE — On Wednesday, January 23, four members of the Central A&M FFA Chapter traveled to Blue Ridge High School to compete in the Section 16 Public Speaking CDE. Lauren Burgener and Abby Forlines each participated in the Creed Speaking contest.
Saturday, February 21, 2015

In 1928, 33 students from 18 states gathered in Kansas City, Mo., to form the Future Farmers of America
The roots of FFA originate from a time when boys were losing interest and leaving the farm. Walter S. Newman, who in September 1925 became the Virginia State Supervisor of Agricultural Education, sought a solution to the problem with Edmund C. MaGill, Harry W. Sanders and Henry C. Groseclose, staff members of the Virginia Polytechnic Institute Agricultural Education Department.
Saturday, February 21, 2015

Five Central A&M FFA members recommended to receive their state FFA degrees
MOWEAQUA — On Friday, February 6, 2015, Dean Adcock, Del Adcock, Matthew Hardeman, Mo Hunter, and Rebekah Nash traveled to the Macon County Farm Bureau Building in Decatur to interview for their State FFA Degrees. To receive this degree, members must complete four tasks.
Saturday, February 21, 2015

Weather advisory issued for Christian County

TAYLORVILLE - A winter storm warning has been issued by the National Weather Service in Lincoln for Christian County and surrounding areas.

Four to seven inches of snow is expected to fall in the next 24 hours; the warning beginning at 6:00 p.m. and staying in effect until 6:00 p.m. on Saturday evening.


Friday, February 20, 2015

Police/Fire printed February 20, 2015
Friday, February 20, 2015

Courthouse printed February 20, 2015
Friday, February 20, 2015

Fugitive couple appears on drug charges following arrest
TAYLORVILLE — A husband and wife wanted in Christian County on drug charges dating back to 2012 have been apprehended by Chicago authorities.
Friday, February 20, 2015

Family-friendly events at Rock Springs
DECATUR, Ill. —  Rock springs Nature Center is sponsoring two upcoming family-friendly events.
Friday, February 20, 2015

Applications available now for 2 local scholarships
TAYLORVILLE — Applications are now available for the Bertrand Hopper Memorial Foundation Thelma N. Peel $1500 scholarship which is awarded annually in Mrs. Peel’s memory. The scholarship is renewable for one year.
Friday, February 20, 2015

Spfld. art groups team up to present March events
SPRINGFIELD — Four Springfield education and arts organizations have partnered to present exhibits next month that explore the various ways artists merge language into their visual art.
Friday, February 20, 2015

Ninmer, Lindvahl among judges at band festival
DECATUR, Ill. — Ron Ninmer, of Taylorville, and Mark Lindvahl, formerly of Taylorville, will serve as adjudicators when Millikin University hosts its annual High School Band Festival on Monday, March 2, 2015, from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. in Kirkland Fine Arts Center on Millikin University's campus.
Friday, February 20, 2015

Student Council Attends Leadership Event
LOMBARD, IL — Ten Student Council members and two advisers from Taylorville High School attended the Leadership Experience And Development (LEAD) Conference with a thousand other student leaders February 13-15.
Thursday, February 19, 2015

Morrisonville board approves additional mower purchase
MORRISONVILLE — The Village of Morrisonville voted last evening to replace a second mower after a report that the mower they hoped to repair and use a few more years was deemed beyond repair.
Thursday, February 19, 2015

TJHS Night of Music rescheduled for Friday
TAYLORVILLE — The Junior High Night of Music has been postponed to Friday, Feb. 20, 2015, at 7:00 p.m., due to the 8th grade boys basketball team playing in the IESA State Basketball Tournament on Thursday night.
Thursday, February 19, 2015

South Fork Super Spotlight Students
KINCAID — South Fork Elementary School has announced their February “Super Spotlight Students.”
Thursday, February 19, 2015

2nd Graders Donate to Loving Arms
Taylorville — VisionWay Christian School second graders in Mrs. Tippet's class have recently been collecting money for the Loving Arms Crisis Pregnancy Center in Taylorville.
Thursday, February 19, 2015

Mike Crews to discuss severe weather at Lunch, Learn & Live Well event
PANA — Severe weather can happen at any time. Tornado, flood, severe cold temperatures and many other weather-related emergencies can happen in the central Illinois area. The February Lunch, Learn & Live Well presentation will focus on severe weather planning.
Thursday, February 19, 2015

Events Calendar printed February 19, 2015
Thursday, February 19, 2015

A look back in time: When Chicago was king of country
LERNA, Ill. – The Lincoln Log Cabin State Historic Site offers a look back in musical history Feb. 28 with a presentation of the documentary “The Hayloft Gang: The Story of the National Barn Dance.”
Thursday, February 19, 2015

Warhol's love of parties on display in SIU exhibit
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) — Andy Warhol’s love of documenting celebrity, parties and popular culture is on display at Southern Illinois University’s museum.
Thursday, February 19, 2015

Rock Spgs. presents program on wild spring weather
DECATUR — Wild spring weather is arriving! Learn about the causes and effects of spring weather at “In Like a Lamb” on Sunday, March 1 at 2:00 p.m. in Rock Springs Nature Center. Find out what causes temperature swings and how extreme weather occurs, like tornadoes.
Thursday, February 19, 2015

Whitetails banquet set for Mar. 28 in Kincaid
KINCAID — Whitetails Unlimited is sponsoring the Taylorville Area Banquet on Sat. March 28 at the Kincaid American Legion, located at 800 Railroad St., Kincaid.
Thursday, February 19, 2015

Coroner investigating death of Taylorville man

TAYLORVILLE - Christian County Coroner Amy Calvert Winans and the Taylorville Police Department are investigating the death of 35 year-old Taylorville man. 

On Wednesday, February 18, 2015 at approximately 6:57 a.m., Christian County 911 received a call for an unresponsive male in his home in the 800 block of East Franklin Street.


Thursday, February 19, 2015

Rauner Appearance
TAYLORVILLE — Governor Bruce Rauner made an appearance at last nights IHSA Class 3A regional semifinal matchup in Taylorville between Rochester and Southeast.
Wednesday, February 18, 2015

County Board moves to make Assessment Supervisor an appointed position
TAYLORVILLE — The Christian County board voted last night to take steps to make the Supervisor of Assessments position an appointed, rather than elected, office. The change will be put before voters in the spring of 2016.
Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Jury trial set for ex-police chief
TAYLORVILLE — A June jury trial has been scheduled for Kincaid’s former chief of police, Richard Adams, who is accused of using village employees on village time to make repairs to his residence.
Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Council approves local fundraisers at Tuesday meeting
Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Police/Fire printed February 18, 2015
Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Courthouse printed February 18, 2015
Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Avery Bourne Sworn in as 95th District State Representative
SPRINGFIELD — State Representative Avery Bourne (R-Litchfield) was sworn in Wednesday morning to her first term as 95th District State Representative. Bourne recently received selection to the seat vacated by former State Representative Wayne Rosenthal, who now heads the Illinois Department of Natural Resources.
Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Clover Club Donates to Food Pantry
CHRISTIAN COUNTY — The Christian County 4-H Clover Club members recently filled birthday gift bags with birthday party supplies such as plates, napkins, and decorations, while the Clover Club provided the cake mixes and icing to add to the bags.
Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Taylorville Kiwanis hears from state's attorney
TAYLORVILLE — Christian County State's Attorney Mike Havera was Tuesday's guest speaker at the weekly luncheon meeting of the Taylorville Kiwanis Club at the Taylorville Memorial Hospital auditorium.
Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Edinburg High School to host blood drive
EDINBURG — To help ensure an adequate blood supply for the region, Edinburg High School (100 East Martin Street, Edinburg) is hosting a blood drive on Tuesday, February 24, 2015.
Wednesday, February 18, 2015

County accountant outlines 2015 insurance struggles
CHRISTIAN COUNTY — In his 2014 audit review, County Accountant Sheridan Pulley asked a simple question at Monday evening’s regularly scheduled Audit and Finance Committee meeting. “What happened to the County in 2014?”
Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Mind, Body, and Spirit
TAYLORVILLE — On December 12, 2014, the Taylorville Senior Center was presented with the 2014 Mind, Body, and Spirit Award from the Illinois Association of Senior Centers (IASC).
Tuesday, February 17, 2015

LEADership program looks at small business development
TAYLORVILLE — Members of the 2015 Christian County LEADership program participated in a panel discussion on small business development February 10th at the Christian County Extension Office in Taylorville. The discussion was led by a group of local business leaders and moderated by Kevin Lust, Director of the Illinois Small Business Development Center at Lincoln Land Community College. Business owners included: Seth McMillan, McMillan Landscaping Co; Tammy Braye, Doc’s Maytag; J.I. McDowell, Angelo’s Pizza; Larry Peterson, Domino Engineering; Kris Newby, Newby Home Inspections and Construction Solutions; and, Stacy Funderburk, DVM, Countryside Veterinary Services. 

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Peter Meyer Chapter DAR honors Good Citizen winners
TAYLORVILLE - Peter Meyer Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution met Saturday, February 14th at 10:30 a.m. at the Christian County U of I Extension Office in Taylorville.
Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Law student to serve 95th District as state representative
LITCHFIELD, Ill. (AP) - A law student is replacing Wayne Rosenthal as state representative in the 95th District.

Avery Bourne of Pawnee was selected for the job Saturday at a meeting of Republican leaders from Macoupin, Montgomery, Christian and Madison counties. According to a press release, she was chosen among 10 applicants because of her compassio

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Police/Fire printed February 16, 2015
Monday, February 16, 2015

Snowfall Blankets County
TAYLORVILLE — While heavy snow accumulation on Sunday evening narrowly missed Christian County to the south, last night did bring an approximate inch-and-a-half veil of the white powdery stuff, as is shown here in the early morning hours of Monday at Manners Park in Taylorville.
Monday, February 16, 2015

Juvenile wounded by self inflicted gunshot
TAYLORVILLE - A Taylorville juvenile is being treated for an apparent, self-inflicted gunshot wound following an incident at Fairview Trailer Court on Saturday.
Monday, February 16, 2015

Local Library to host "Meet Me At The Library!"
TAYLORVILLE — The Friends of Taylorville Public Library’s Meet Me At The Library! lecture series continues on Thursday, February 19 at 7:00 p.m. in the community room of the library.
Monday, February 16, 2015

TJHS 8th Grade Band performs at IESA State Championship
CLINTON, IL — The Taylorville Junior High School 8th Grade Band performed at the IESA 7th Grade Boys State Basketball State Championship finals held at Clinton High School on Thursday, February 12th.
Monday, February 16, 2015

Local judge gives presentation on Lincoln to Optimists
TAYLORVILLE - The Taylorville Optimist Club held its regular meeting on Thursday, February 12th at the TMH Auditorium.  After sharing an excellent breakfast provided by the staff at TMH, President Bob Richardson called the assembled group to order with the Pledge of Allegiance.
Monday, February 16, 2015

Christian County gardening program
Christian County Home and Community Education Association will be presenting a program titled "Spring and Fall Bulb Basics" at 1:00 p.m. in the auditorium of the Christian County U of I Extension (1120 N. Webster, Taylorville).
Monday, February 16, 2015










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