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LIHEAP Application

Wednesday, 23 August 2017


The Illinois Department of Commerce and economic Opportunity is helping residents pay heating bills this winter.

The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program is accepting applications starting October 1st for seniors and people with disabilities.

The applications will be a first come first serve basis and will require certain documents to apply.

Cus ...

Taylorville Golf Carts

Wednesday, 23 August 2017

Golf carts on certain city streets in Taylorville will now be legal.

Starting September 30th motorist will be able to drive the golf carts down certain streets such as Oak Street, West Main Cross, and Vine, said City Clerk Julie Lilly.

The golf carts must be battery operated, Lilly said.

The permits are $100.00 and good for one year.

Under the new ordinance, golf ...

Charleston Phone Scam

Tuesday, 22 August 2017

Charleston police are asking residents to be aware of a phone scam involving a local business.

The police say the scam involves a person claiming to be from Adams funeral home attempting to sell medical alert bracelets.

They say if you receive this call, hang up immediately.

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Casey Man Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Child

Tuesday, 22 August 2017

A Casey man is accused of sexually abusing a child.

Casey Police say 53-year-old Danny Hills is charged with solicitation, sexual exploitation, sexual abuse, and grooming of a child.

Police say the victim was 14 at the time of the alleged crimes.

Hills remains in the Clark County Jail and will appear in court on September 6th at 9am for a preiliminary hearing.< ... READ MORE >>