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Breeze-Courier employees take IPA honors

June 9, 2023

BLOOMINGTON, ILL. — Illinois’ top newspapers were honored Thursday, June 8, 2023 at the Illinois Press Association’s annual convention at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in Bloomington. Nearly 100 daily and non-daily newspapers competed in 38 editorial categories. Members of the Iowa Press Association judged the contest. The Illinois Press Association, located in Springfield, represents…

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Langleyville Home Fire Under Investigation

June 7, 2023

(LANGLEYVILLE) — Taylorville firemen responed to a fire in the 200 block of Vollentine in Langleyville at 6:40 p.m. Tuesday night. The fire had engulfed an attached garage of the property, but firemen were able to contain the fire within minutes of arrival. In addition to personnel from TFD, fire fighters from Owaneco, Edinburg and…

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Taylorville micro-pantry opens at St. Mary’s

June 5, 2023

Lucas Domonousky Breeze-Courier Writer TAYLORVILLE — Taylorville has experienced its fair share of helping hands bringing positive change to the community in recent memory. The most recent example being St. Mary’s third grader, Barrett Dennison. He, along with help from his dad BJ and mom Brenan, has introduced a micro-pantry to the town to aid…

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Where’s The Beef? From Pasture to Plate… The Oconee Chop Shop is the place to be!

June 3, 2023

Kim Paisley-Jones Breeze-Courier Writer OCONEE, Ill. — “Where’s the Beef?” That commonly used catch phrase generated in 1984 for a Wendy’s commercial. In today’s society, where people can purchase box meat from Amazon, or some other mail-order company, many people want to get back to the way our grandparents did things; the good ole’ fashioned…

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Hodson pleads guilty in case involving fatal accident

June 2, 2023

Two local youths killed in tragedy (TAYLORVILLE) — Robert M. Hodson, 48, of Taylorville, pled guilty in a negotiated settlement of a case stemming from an auto accident in which two young Taylorville residents were killed. The plea came during court proceedings before Christian County Resident Judge Brad Paisley on Thursday afternoon, May 25, 2023.…

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Retiring teachers of Taylorville School District

May 28, 2023

There are five teachers who are retiring following years of service to the Taylorville School District. Here are profiles of those retirees: Stephen Steele English Teacher by Elyse Clayton Breeze-Courier Writer This is the last time you’re going to teach this lesson.  The thought crossed his mind many times throughout the year as he led…

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North School Ice Cream Day Celebrated

May 23, 2023

TAYLORVILLE — First grade students at Taylorville North School celebrated Ice Cream Day on Friday, May 19. Students’ reading and math curriculum for the day was centered around ice cream activities. Pictures are Addison Sylvester, Kolby Ford, Owen Allen, Luvina Fox, Kaley Kleimola, Abel Lee, Joseph Jiannoni, Rhenner Noblet, Benson Rodden, Jamison Jenkins, Tesley Neville,…

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Family Donation To Coal Mine Museum

May 21, 2023

(TAYLORVILLE) — The Barry brothers, Bruce, left and Larry, right, present a donation to Christian County Coal Mine Museum Executive Director Chuck Martin to kick-off the fund-raising campaign, marking the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the museum. The presentation was made Tuesday afternoon at the museum, 1324 E. Park St. in Taylorville. (Tom Latonis/Breeze-Courier Photo)

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Students Donate to The Evan Bed

May 19, 2023

TAYLORVILLE — Sara Pennock’s Business Management class at THS recently held its semester non-profit contest. James Brentz and Trey Ramsey were the winners with a presentation on The Evan Bed. Jeff Himstedt, a former THS student, started the Evan Bed a few years ago and has grown immensely! Money raised from our THStore was donated. Pictured…

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Bike Rodeo Set For Bike Week Observance

May 18, 2023

(TAYLORVILLE) — Taylorville Mayor Bruce Barry, right, presents a proclamation to Bud Altman, vice-president of Lincoln Prairie Trails Conservancy, with a proclamation declaring this National Bicycle Week during Monday’s Taylorville City Council Meeting. At right is Steve Dennis, board member of the Conservancy. In conjunction with bike week, Taylorville Memorial Hospital will sponsor a Bike…

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Which comic would YOU like to see replace Dilbert in our Sunday comics page?

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  • Flo & Friends (15%, 3 Votes)

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