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St. Mary’s School Honors Veterans

November 26, 2022

TAYLORVILLE — St. Mary School honored veterans during an all school assembly on November 7. The Honor Guard from VFW #4495 led a flag raising ceremony, then the entire assembly recited the Pledge of Allegiance together. Principal Joanne Coady offered a special prayer for all veterans. Following the ceremony, Mrs. Schaeffer’s 6th grade students hosted…

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Taylorville Council meets Monday

November 23, 2022

Members of the Taylorville City Council gathered Monday evening, Nov. 21, for their regular meeting in the Municipal Building, Among the items approved was the city’s tax levy for 2023 and several business agreements for developers. Prior to the meeting, the city’s Finance Committee met to review the levy. They recommended the adoption of the…

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TMH pushing lung cancer awareness with programs in county

November 22, 2022

Rachel LeBeane Breeze-Courier Writer TAYLORVILLE — If someone asked what the biggest health problem was in Christian County right now, what do you think that answer would be? Heart disease? Diabetes? Strokes? Believe it or not, none one of those is a pressing concern in the community right now. The Taylorville Memorial Hospital (TMH) ran a…

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Report card reviewed by Pana School Board

November 22, 2022

Tom Latonis Breeze-Courier Writer (PANA) — Members of the Pana School Board reviewed the district’s latest report card from the State of Illinois during its meeting on Monday night in the Unit Office on East Main St. District Curriculum Director Paul Donahue delivered the report which showed all of Pana’s public schools are ranked “commendable.” One…

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The Journey of June Dallas

November 19, 2022

Tavia Jean Breeze-Courier Writer A bright star named June Dallas was born on August 20, 2019. Before her first Birthday, June was diagnosed with neuroblastoma. You might ask yourself, what is neuroblastoma? Neuroblastoma is a form of childhood cancer that starts in juvenile nerve cells. The term “neuro” refers to the nerves, and “blastoma” indicates…

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Turner Family Donates To TPSF

November 14, 2022

TAYLORVILLE — Thank you to the Steve Turner Family who donated to the Taylorville Public Schools Foundation Auditorium and Fieldhouse Project fund.  The Taylorville Public Schools Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization formed in 1996.  Its purpose then was the same as it is today to strengthen and promote the educational experiences for students in…

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Naz bests Tornadoes; To play for third place Saturday 

November 12, 2022

NORMAL — THS Libero Sam Logue serves the ball during the first set of the Class 3A State Semifinal match against the Nazareth Academy Roadrunners. The senior went on to end her night with 4 digs, 2 service points and 1 assist.  Lucas Domonousky Breeze-Courier Sports Editor NORMAL — The home of the Illinois State Redbirds…

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Highway Department needs snow plow drivers

November 11, 2022

Lucas Domonousky Breeze-Courier Writer (TAYLORVILLE) — The Christian County Board’s Highway, Buildings, Grounds, Environmental, Zoning and Welfare committee met on the second floor of the Christian County Courthouse in Taylorville on Thursday, Nov. 10, the final committee to meet before the full County Board gets together next Tuesday. The committee heard a report from County…

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Salute To Veterans On Veterans Day

November 11, 2022

TAYLORVILLE — The flags were flying this brisk Veterans Day morning at Oak Hill Cemetery in honor of all Veterans. According to information found on military.com, Veterans Day, formerly known as Armistice Day, was originally set as a U.S. legal holiday to honor the end of World War I, which officially took place on November…

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Veterans Day rememberance from Col. Jeffrey Holland

November 11, 2022

By Col. Jeffrey Holland, 75th Air Base Wing commander Hill Air Force Base – One hundred and 4 years ago, on November 11th, at 5:12 a.m., the armistice to end World War I, the end of the fighting in “war to end all wars,” was signed to take effect at 11 a.m. that same day. In those final…

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