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Morrisonville Blood Drive Oct 27

October 15, 2021

MORRISONVILLE — Morrisonville American Legion will host a Community Blood Drive on Wednesday, October 27, 2021 from 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at 607 Ricks Street, inside Legion Hall. The blood drive is sponsored by Morrisonville American Legion, Morrisonville Knights of Columbus, First Presbyterian Church, Morrisonville High School National Honor Society and Casey’s of Morrisonville.…

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Routine matters for Taylorville Township Board

October 14, 2021

Royale Bonds Breeze-Courier Writer TAYLORVILLE — The Taylorville Township Board held a regular meeting Wednesday night in the Township hall. The board would like to use a local pest control company once their contract with Terminix is up. “Anything that we do, I would like to use local companies.” Supervisor Billie Heberling said. “Put our…

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Pana deals with more dilapidated homes

October 13, 2021

Code Officer submits resignation PANA — Pana City Council members took action on sev- eral dilapidated properties during their regular meeting on Monday night in the Council Chamber of Pana City Hall. Seven of the eight alderman were present with Alderman Kirk Woods absent. In addition, the Council was given a letter of resignation from Code Enforcement…

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Pana man found in alley identified

October 12, 2021

PANA — Pana Police Chief Daniel Bland has identified the person found deceased in an alley north of the 700 block of Monroe St., between Hickory and Pine Sts. as Rocky L. Davis, 61, of Pana. Preliminary autopsies results show Mr. Davis died as a result of a single gun- shot wound. A hand gun…

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Body found in Pana alley on Sunday

October 11, 2021

SPRINGFIELD — On Sunday, Illinois State Police (ISP) Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) Zone 4 was requested to investigate a death in Pana.  AT 6:54 a.m., Sunday, Pana police received a 911 phone call and immediately responded to an unrespon- sive male subject in an alley near the 700 block of Monroe Street. Upon arrival,…

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Old State Capitol reopens to tours after completion of indoor work

October 9, 2021

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois’ Old State Capitol has re-opened to visitors after interior renovations were complet- ed. Visitors will see a new feature, an education gallery and video room. Exterior work on the dome of the building continues, but indoor plaster work and painting is finished, allowing the Illinois Department of Natural Resources to…

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DMCC military package program

October 8, 2021

TAYLORVILLE — Davis Memorial Christian Church (DMCC) is once again accepting monetary donations for their annual Military Christmas Package Program. There is no need to bring in personal items, as the specific items needed will be purchased by DMCC personnel. Monetary dona- tions will be used to purchase items for military currently deployed as well…

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Diehl joins Operation: HerStory; 1st all-Female Honor Flight

October 6, 2021

CHICAGO, IL – Gwen M. Diehl of Taylorville, Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs Veteran Home Coordinator, will join the Operation HerStory all-female honor flight today, Oct. 6. Operation HerStory is a partnership between many organizations including Honor Flight Chicago and Daughters of the American Revolution to provide this special opportunity to the more than 7,000…

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School board appoints new members

October 5, 2021

Royale Bonds Breeze-Courier Writer TAYLORVILLE— The Taylorville Board of Education held a special meeting Monday night and appointed two new members to fill vacant spots on the Board. After over an hour in closed session, the board voted to appoint Rick Bryan. He was appointed with a vote of 3-2. Board members Carla Mickey and…

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