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Taylorville Schools Raise Money for Lung Association

May 14, 2022

(TAYLORVILLE) — During the week of May 9-13, Taylorville Elementary Schools participated in the Change Makes a Difference project and Turquoise Takeover to raise money and awareness for the American Lung Association. Students were asked to bring in different coins each day. Monday was pennies, Tuesday nickels, Wednesday dimes, Thursday quarters and Friday dollars. The…

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Hopper Foundation Awards Scholarships

May 13, 2022

  The Bertrand Hopper Memorial Foundation is pleased to announce this year’s scholarship award recipients. The Hopper Foundation has been awarding four-year scholarship awards to Taylorville High School students since 1956. A total of 301 scholarships have been awarded since the Foundation’s beginning. In addition, the Hopper Memorial Foundation also administrates and awards an annual…

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MTF bids approved by county committee

May 12, 2022

Tom Latonis Breeze-Courier Writer (TAYLORVILLE) — Bids for Motor Fuel Tax expenditures for materials for the coming year for the county and the 27 townships in the county were approved by the Christian County Board’s Highway, Buildings and Grounds Committee during their meeting on Tuesday night in the Courthouse in Taylorville. County Highway Engineer Cliff…

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Taylorville High School Prom Court

May 12, 2022

The Taylorville High School Prom Court are as follows: Skyler Bruner, Rhegan Gauch, Abby Heberling, Dylan Brown, Kole Buckley and Luke Markwell. Second Attendants are Daniel Sloan and Abbie Clayton. First Attendants are Bryce Friedrich and Pearl Sterbinsky. King is Casey Stickel and Queen is Kennedie Cearlock. (Submitted Photo)

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County committee explores many topic Monday night

May 11, 2022

Lucas Domonousky Breeze-Courier Writer (TAYLORVILLE) — The Executive, Personnel, Liquor and Legislative Committee met on Monday, May 9, 2022. A variety of topics were discussed including zoning, regulating carbon capture projects, ARPA Funds and low income housing. A Carbon Capture Ordinance and a 6-month moratorium was discussed. States Attorney Wes Poggenpohl confirmed to the committee…

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Nokomis Native Throws No-Hitter

May 11, 2022

(ANAHEIM, Calif.) — Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher Reid Detmers, a native of Nokomis and graduate of Chathan-Glenwood High School, threw a no-hitter against Tampa Bay Rays in Anaheim, Calif., Tuesday, May 10, 2022. Game details are on Page 7 of today’s newspaper.

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The Great CAT-astrophe

May 10, 2022

Cats, Cats, Everywhere Cats TAYLORVILLE — Pictured above is just a handful of the 65 total cats and kittens the Christian County Animal Control took in over the weekend. The Animal Shelter is accepting donations at the Taylorville location. See story at right. (Lucas Domonousky/Breeze-Courier Photo) Lucas Domonousky Breeze-Courier Writer TAYLORVILLE — On Friday afternoon…

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Early voting for Primary Election set to start in county

May 7, 2022

(CHRISTIAN COUNTY) — Christian County Clerk and Recorder Jacque Willison announces early voting and mail-in ballot requests for the June 28, 2022 Primary Election will soon be available to county residents. Residents can go on line to the county website (christiancountyil.com) and under the Clerk and Recorder tab, select elections and find an application for…

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Taylorville Choir Concert May 12

May 6, 2022

Taylorville Choir Students will be presenting their year-end Senior Honors Concert on Thursday, May 12 beginning at 7:00 p.m. in the THS Cafeteria. Appearing will be the Taylorville Junior High School seventh and eighth grade Choir and the Taylorville High School Mixed Choir, presenting their favorite songs from the past school year. In addition to…

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Taylorville FFA members take home over forty different awards at Section 16 Banquet

May 6, 2022

Recently the Taylorville FFA Chapter attended the Section 16 FFA Banquet held in Maroa, IL. This banquet was held in order to present awards to FFA members from across the Section for outstanding performance in Career Development Events, Proficiency Awards, State Degrees, American Degrees, and Leadership Events. Taylorville FFA students had a memorable night by…

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