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CO2 actions taken at County Board meeting

March 23, 2023

Special meeting Wednesday held about jail situation Lucas Domonousky Breeze-Courier Writer (TAYLORVILLE) — The Christian County Board met on Tuesday, Mar. 21, in Courtroom “A” inside the Courthouse located in Taylorville. Discussed through the duration of the meeting was referrals from the three committees, updates from State’s Attorney John McWard as well as what current action can…

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Citizens against CO2 pipeline hold meeting

March 17, 2023

CO2 Pipeline Protested (EDINBURG) — Signs opposing the Heartland Greenway Pipeline can be found all throughout Christian County. The one pictured above sits just on the outskirts of Edinburg hastily informing the public of the possible looming threat of the project. The meeting was held Thursday night. See story below for details. (Lucas Domonousky /…

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Animal Control Director salary set at $45,000

March 16, 2023

Lucas Domonousky Breeze-Courier Writer CHRISTIAN COUNTY — The Audit, Finance and Purchasing Committee of the Christian County Board concluded the Board’s committee meetings for the month of March on Wednesday in the Courthouse. Onemember,VickiMcMahon, was absent. The committee reviewed the Christian County Animal Control (CCAC) director’s salary. As it currently sits, the salary for the…

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County Executive Committee favors paperless

March 15, 2023

Lucas Domonousky Breeze-Courier Writer (TAYLORVILLE) — The Executive, Personnel, Liquor and Legislative Committee of the Christian County Board met Tuesday on the second floor of the Christian County Courthouse in Taylorville. Updates were given, referrals were reviewed and ARPA funds were all topics of discussion for the second committee meeting of the month. The Board…

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Pana gaming parlor license to carry $5,000 fee

March 14, 2023

Tom Latonis Breeze-Courier Writer (PANA) — The Pana City Council gave first approval on Monday night to an amendment to their liquor code to establish a Class “P” Liquor License for video gaming parlors. The license comes with a $5,000 annual fee. All seven members present unanimously approved the first reading. Second reading and formal…

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CCAC Director resigns post

March 14, 2023

Lucas Domonousky Breeze-Courier Writer CHRISTIAN COUNTY — The Highway, Buildings, Grounds, Environmental, Zoning and Welfare Committee of the Christian County Board met on Monday, Mar. 13, in the Courthouse in Taylorville. It was announced Christian County Animal Control Director Sherri Craggs has stepped down from the position in recent weeks. Christian County Board Chairman Brian…

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School Building Committee debates building projects

March 9, 2023

(TAYLORVILLE) — The Taylorville School Board’s Building Committee met on Tuesday afternoon in the high school cafeteria. Members reviewed data and plans for the addition of the fine arts building and sports complex. The committee discussed recent news after being notified about rising costs for the projects, both are not able to be fully funded.…

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THS Band and Jazz Band musicians perform at Apollo Conference Festival

March 9, 2023

(TAYLORVILLE) — Taylorville High School musicians who performed at the Apollo Conference Honor Band Festival were, in front from left, Jay Bliler, Riley Elam, Evan Allen, Tripp Pelichoff and Kai Albright. On the stairs, Laney Norbeck, Emma Burge, Natalie Cook, Erica Edwards, Kylie Corso, Marley Dively, Rhyker Wicks, Adrian Gonzalez-Mateos, Sierra Sakautzky, Madilyn Elam, Lydia…

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Taylorville Council approves employee dress code changes

March 8, 2023

(TAYLORVILLE) — An up date to the City of Taylorville’s dress code was approved at the Monday night, Mar. 6, meeting. The updates are not so much changing an employees attire, but the appearance of their face. Under the revision, facial piercings and “unnatural” hair coloring is no longer allowed. Alderman Kathy Driskel brought the…

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Tripp Pelichoff Receives Armstrong Award

March 3, 2023

(TAYLORVILLE) – Taylorville High School jazz band senior Tripp Pelichoff, left, was presented with the Louis Armstrong jazz award. The Fourteenth annual Taylorville High School evening of jazz and percussion was held on Thursday, Feb. 23. Tripp is a four-year jazz band member who excelled in his musicianship. He earned a trip to ILMEA All-State…

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