Troy E. Taylor, Shaw Local

Troy E. Taylor

Shaw Local

Dixon, IL, United States

Contact Troy

Discover and connect with journalists and influencers around the world, save time on email research, monitor the news, and more.

Start free trial

  • Shaw Local
  • Daily Herald
  • Journal Star

Recent articles by Troy:

Rock Falls speech team has two first-place winners at IHSA regional

Both of Rock Falls' wins were for duet acting. → Read More

Rock Falls sends experienced team to IHSA speech regional

Defending regional champion Freeport will host 11-school competition on Saturday → Read More

Rep. LaHood: Chinese balloon over U.S. is ‘unacceptable’

Congressman for Illinois' 17th District is a member of the House Select Committee on China. → Read More

Dixon, Rock Falls, Sterling list music educator state qualifiers

All-state choir and orchestral performances will be Saturday at Peoria Civic Center. → Read More

Winter storm warning in effect for Lake, McHenry counties

A winter storm warning is in effect Saturday night and into the early morning hours Sunday for Lake, McHenry, Winnebago and Boone counties, the National Weather Service in Chicago said in an updated forecast. → Read More

Experienced Sterling carries Northern Illinois Chess League title into IHSA sectional

School returns six of its top eight players that placed second in last year's sectional. → Read More

Sterling Public Schools explores ‘game-changer’ teacher development process

Assistant superintendent provides preview of SPS University to board of education during regular meeting. → Read More

Sterling Public Schools to act on bids for renovation projects at Lincoln and Washington schools

The regular board meeting will be 7 p.m. Wednesday at Sterling High School library. → Read More

Bank officer joins Rock Falls High School Board, new VP selected

Rock Falls High School board of education met in regular session on Wednesday. → Read More

Three paraprofessionals hired at Reagan Middle School in Dixon

Board of education approves personnel matters during January's regular session. → Read More

Dixon’s fall sports ticket revenue up in 2022

Amount was the highest in four seasons, in large part to football home dates. → Read More

Sterling schools OK change to 2023-24 calendar to host IHSA state drama finals

Event is expected to bring more than 700 students and their families to Sterling in 2024. → Read More

Sterling adds special ed teacher at Lincoln Elementary

Personnel items that were approved on Dec. 14 during a board of education meeting. → Read More

2022 in photos: Letting the memories unfold

Photographer Alex Paschal provides his favorite photographs from 2022 — a treat and a treasure. → Read More

School board candidate filings for Lee and Whiteside counties

There will be contested races for seats for Sterling Public Schools and Dixon Public Schools. → Read More

Dolly tribute act one of 2022’s biggest hits

Here are some of the highlights from the year in local entertainment. → Read More

Record or not, it was a beautiful day to get out in the Sauk Valley

The National Weather Service showed Dixon with a high temp of 63 degrees. → Read More

McCombie: Judge’s Safe-T Act ruling was correct

McCombie said Republicans have “loudly and consistently” expressed their concerns about the SAFE-T Act. → Read More

Dixon Public Schools adds three paraprofessionals, two special ed teachers

Dixon Public Schools board of education approves hires during December meeting → Read More

Lee County K-9 dog looks for support in online contest

Who's a good police officer? Lee County hopes to generate support for K-9. → Read More