Christian County Coal Mining

Coal mining has happened in Christian County Illinois beginning in the late 1800’s and is accompanied by a rich and varied history which ranges from outright violence to extreme benevolence and all points in between. ┬áMany people have written about … Continue reading

Christmas Comes but Once a Year

Celebrating the birth of Christ was the beginning of the holiday and it surely has grown and evolved over the centuries. There is a lot of joy in bringing your loved ones out to the country to select and cut … Continue reading

Golf for a good cause!

Are you a golfer? On Friday, July 12, 2013, the Taylorville Memorial Hospital Auxiliary will host a golf outing at Taylorville Lake Shore Golf Course. The fun begins at 12 Noon with Registration and Lunch with a 1 PM Shotgun … Continue reading

Art, Food and Abraham Lincoln in Central Illinois

Saturday, June 1, 2013 the Taylorville Area Arts Council sponsors its Annual Art Fair on the Historic Taylorville Courthouse Lawn. This is a Juried Art Fair in which known and unknown artists display and sell their works and are judged. … Continue reading

How to get more for your lodging buck!

This video only exposes some of the differences in how much more bang for your lodging buck we offer. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ixSw1lSrlvQ The Hotel Package www.youtube.com Hotels have begun offering Bed and Breakfast packages and so we in the Bed and Breakfast … Continue reading

Sonny’s Place is having a Halloween Weekend Extravaganza

October 26, Friday, come to Sonny’s Place for the Halloween Eve Show. A pumpkin carving contest will begin at 7:30 PM and the bands begin at 8:30 PM. The bands will be Kamakazee Kush, Animus and Misfits and Tribute Band. … Continue reading

Garlic is a good reason to have a party!

Small towns are great because many folks know and trust and love one another and really have fun getting together and making a party for almost any reason. Garlic is a good reason to have a party. “Garlic Fest II” … Continue reading

A new development in our small town

The small town of Taylorville is about to see the opening of something which is usually only found in much larger communities. Gowin Parc is a facility which offers care to those who suffer from Alsheimer’s Disease. Today the Taylorville … Continue reading

The rank of Eagle Scout is awarded to two local youth!

We hear so many discouraging and disparaging things about our young people. Taylorville has two young men who have completed the merit badge and community service requirements to be awarded the rank of Eagle Scout. Tim Schaeffer and Justin Huber … Continue reading

2012 Heart of Illinois Ultralights Fly in

Come to Taylorville, Illinois and Sangchris Lake for the Annual Heart of Illinois Ultralight Fly-in to be held Friday, Saturday and Sunday August 24, 25 and 26. If you are a fan of Ultralight Aircraft and related things you should … Continue reading