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Taylorville Retired Teachers Honored

June 29, 2022

TAYLORVILLE — On Tuesday, the Taylorville Board of Education held a reception in the high school cafeteria honoring the 2021-22 retiring teachers. They had cake and lemonade, and the teachers received engraved, old-fashioned school bells to commemorate their time in the district. Pictured are Kristine Daugherty and Arthur Ward. Daugherty worked in early childhood education,…

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Polls Open Until 7:00 P.M.

June 28, 2022

TAYLORVILLE — The Consolidated Primary Election is underway throughout Illinois and Christian County today, Tuesday, June 28. Above is the Manners Park polling location where Taylorville Precincts 7 and 8 are housed. The Dining Hall is just two of the 30 precincts in Christian County. Polls are open today until 7:00 p.m. You’ll even get…

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Zelenskyy Speaks To G-7 Summit

June 27, 2022

From front center clockwise, Germany’s Chancellor Olaf Scholz, US President Joe Biden, Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Japan’s Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, European Council President Charles Michel, Italy’s Prime Minister Mario Draghi, Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and France’s President Emmanuel Macron have taken seat at a round…

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Democrats face fewer choices in Tuesday Primary

June 25, 2022

(CHRISTIAN COUNTY) — When Democrats go to the polls on Tuesday, June 28, 2022, they won’t have as many candidates to vote for for nomination, especially at the local level. Polls will be open from 6:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. Tuesday. You have to go down the ballot to the race for Secretary of State…

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Choices galore in Republican Primary

June 25, 2022

(CHRISTIAN COUNTY) — Those who take a Republican ballot to vote in the 2022 Consolidated Primary on Tuesday, June 28, 2022, will have a lot of choices when it comes to their candidates. From the state down, all through Christian County offices, there are many choices. There are seven candidates for the US Senate for…

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Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade

June 24, 2022

By MARK SHERMAN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has ended constitutional protections for abortion that had been in place nearly 50 years in a decision by its conservative majority to overturn Roe v. Wade. Friday’s outcome is expected to lead to abortion bans in roughly half the states. The decision, unthinkable just a…

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Music From Muni Band At Historical Society

June 24, 2022

TAYLORVILLE — The Christian County Historical Society and Museum played host to a concert provided by the Taylorville Municipal Band on Wednesday afternoon. There were 100+ members in the audience enjoying the sweet music and strawberry shortcake. (Submitted Photo)

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Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade

June 24, 2022

By MARK SHERMAN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has ended constitutional protections for abortion that had been in place nearly 50 years in a decision by its conservative majority to overturn Roe v. Wade. Friday’s outcome is expected to lead to abortion bans in roughly half the states. The decision, unthinkable just…

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City Honors Youth and Officers

June 23, 2022

TAYLORVILLE — Recognized for much more than fighting crime and building signs two TPD Sergeants Jeremy Alwerdt (left), Chase Dickey (right) and June’s Youth of the Month Zach Braun (middle) pose for a quick picture outside the Council Chambers. Lucas Domonousky/Breeze-Courier

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County Board dismisses Vince Harris

June 23, 2022

Investigation of Animal Control funds ordered Tom Latonis Breeze-Courier Writer (TAYLORVILLE) — At the close of a marathon four-hour Christian County Board meeting Tuesday night, members voted 12-3 to dismiss Vince Harris, Solid Waste Management Director and Christian County Zoning Director, from all duties. The move followed a meeting behind closed doors for nearly an…

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Where is the best place to go for a vacation?

  • The Beach (50%, 24 Votes)
  • Mountains (40%, 19 Votes)
  • International Travel Destination (6%, 3 Votes)
  • City (4%, 2 Votes)
  • Amusement Park (0%, 0 Votes)
  • A Relative's House (0%, 0 Votes)

Total Voters: 48

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