Taylorville Police Chief Dwayne Wheeler says that all vehicle traffic to the Taylorville square will be halted Thursday evening in order to allow a Black Lives Matter march and protest that is expected to begin at 6:30 p.m.
Wheeler says he has no reason to beleive that the protest won’t be a peacful one, and he notes that he’s been in contact with organizers regularly.
The 118-year-old town clock, situated atop the Christian County Courthouse, has had some repairs made to the clock face this week. According to Bill Kennedy, keeper of the clock, “The West tower clock face was...
Smoke billows from a home at 8 Fairview Trailer Court while Taylorville firefighters work to extinguish the blaze. The fire broke out at approximately 11:25 a.m.
Mark C. Turvey, 1975 graduate of Taylorville High School, retired on May 29, 2020 after 40 years with the Romeoville Police Department, the last ten years as Chief of Police.
The Taylorville Kiwanis Club collected a total of 1328 pounds of dry goods and $3,042 in cash, all benefiting the Taylorville Food Pantry, during their four drive-thru donation days on the last four Saturdays in May.