Piatt County Goes Digital with Plat Map
Piatt County’s plat map has officially gone digital at piattcounty.org. Search by address to see lot size, tax records, and which school, library, and legislative districts are attached to that parcel.
Macon County Sheriffs Office on Twitter and Facebook
The Macon County Sheriff’s Office launched their profiles on Twitter and Facebook this week. Anyone in Macon County can get info from the sheriff’s office by following it’s Twitter page or liking it’s Facebook.
Tobacco Compliance Check in Taylorville
Following a Taylorville Police tobacco compliance check, the Route Mart on West Park St. was reportedly found in violation. A city ordinance citation was issued to Robert Wombachur of Taylorville.
Authorities Investigate Death of Lincoln Woman
Lincoln police and the Logan County Coroner are investigating the death of Chelsea Johnson, 24, who died at her home in Lincoln. Results from an autopsy performed this week in Bloomington are pending.
Grand Opening of XMAS ARTicles in Decatur
The Decatur Area Arts Council announces the grand opening of XMAS ARTicles in the Anne Lloyd Gallery of the Madden Arts Center in downtown Decatur. It’ll open during the Downtown Christmas Walk Dec. 3 from 5 to 8.
Logan County Board Approves Zoning Request
The Logan County Board approved a zoning request by Viper Mine that will allow 300 acres of farmland in Elkhart to become an expanded coal-waste storage site. Mine operators were going to shut down the mine if the request wasn’t approved.
Taylorville Police Make Domestic Violence Arrests
Taylorville Police made a couple of unrelated arrests on domestic battery charges. They arrested Joseph Beisher, of Taylorville at a home on Park Blvd, and Justin Pellman, of Taylorville, at a residence on West Elm.
Bill Faber is Running for Decatur City Council
Bill Faber has announced he’s running for Decatur City Council. He’s an attorney with the law firm of Wm. Faber Ltd. Faber is a member of the Illinois and Decatur Bar, and the Illinois Appellate Lawyers Association.
Bake Sale with Santa and Mrs Claus
The Shelby County Historical and Genealogical Society will hold a bake sale at the Lions Club building tomorrow evening from 5 to 7. Santa and Mrs. Claus will be available for pictures.
Taylorville is a Very Affordable City
The City of Taylorville has been selected by an Internet blog, as number 5 of “The 25 Most Affordable Cities in the US.” Author Ken Lyons says Taylorville is an extremely livable city with all the amenities of a larger city.