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North School Ice Cream Day Celebrated

May 23, 2023

TAYLORVILLE — First grade students at Taylorville North School celebrated Ice Cream Day on Friday, May 19. Students’ reading and math curriculum for the day was centered around ice cream activities. Pictures are Addison Sylvester, Kolby Ford, Owen Allen, Luvina Fox, Kaley Kleimola, Abel Lee, Joseph Jiannoni, Rhenner Noblet, Benson Rodden, Jamison Jenkins, Tesley Neville,…

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Family Donation To Coal Mine Museum

May 21, 2023

(TAYLORVILLE) — The Barry brothers, Bruce, left and Larry, right, present a donation to Christian County Coal Mine Museum Executive Director Chuck Martin to kick-off the fund-raising campaign, marking the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the museum. The presentation was made Tuesday afternoon at the museum, 1324 E. Park St. in Taylorville. (Tom Latonis/Breeze-Courier Photo)

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Students Donate to The Evan Bed

May 19, 2023

TAYLORVILLE — Sara Pennock’s Business Management class at THS recently held its semester non-profit contest. James Brentz and Trey Ramsey were the winners with a presentation on The Evan Bed. Jeff Himstedt, a former THS student, started the Evan Bed a few years ago and has grown immensely! Money raised from our THStore was donated. Pictured…

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Bike Rodeo Set For Bike Week Observance

May 18, 2023

(TAYLORVILLE) — Taylorville Mayor Bruce Barry, right, presents a proclamation to Bud Altman, vice-president of Lincoln Prairie Trails Conservancy, with a proclamation declaring this National Bicycle Week during Monday’s Taylorville City Council Meeting. At right is Steve Dennis, board member of the Conservancy. In conjunction with bike week, Taylorville Memorial Hospital will sponsor a Bike…

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Honored For Wrestling Excellence

May 16, 2023

(TAYLORVILLE) — Taylorville Mayor Bruce Barry, right, presents Taylorville Junior High School student Brock Walton with a certificate of appreciation for finishing second in the state Illinois Elementary School Association’s (IESA) eighth grade wrestling tournament recently held. Walton was 28-1 in the Heavyweight Division. His only loss came in the championship match of the tourney.…

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THS Business Class Makes Visit

May 15, 2023

(TAYLORVILLE) — The THS Business Management class recently visited The Coffee Can in Taylorville. The class is studying how to prepare a business plan, and the women at the Coffee Can were asked several great questions. The students toured the business and enjoyed a Coffee Can favorite. From left are Sara Pennock (teacher), Mia Matthews, Ava Odam,…

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Savannah Blanford Earns Choral Award

May 14, 2023

(TAYLORVILLE) — THS senior choir student Savannah Blanford was presented with the National School Choral Award at this year’s Senior Honors Choir Concert. The National School Choral Award is a prestigious honor given to graduating high school choral students who have shown dedication, leadership and participation in addition to their vocal talent throughout his/her high…

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Dr. Thomas Brewer Memorial Dog Park Construction

May 12, 2023

(TAYLORVILLE) — Ground for the Dr. Thomas Brewer Memorial Dog Park was broken at Manners Park on Wednesday, May 10. The Dog Park itself will be close to the entrance of Manners Park and will be a fenced in area for dogs to run, play and chill out. The fencing is estimated to take 12-14…

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School construction options reviewed

May 11, 2023

The Taylorville School Board meets Wednesday evening to discuss building plans The Taylorville school board met Wednesday afternoon for a special board meeting. The meeting was held in the district office at 1100 N. Sportsman Dr. in Taylorville. During the meeting, the team from Architechnics presented a layout of the proposed building plans. The Board…

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2023 Morrisonville Prom Court

May 10, 2023

(MORRISONVILLE) — Morrisonville High School’s Junior-Senior Prom was held Saturday, Apr. 29,in the American Legion Hall in Morrisonville. The theme was Enchanted Evening. Madison Taylor was crowned the Prom Queen and Brady Schmedeke, Prom King. Prom court members are, in front from left, Crown Bearer Kailyn Bethard, Queen Madison Taylor, King Brady Schmedeke and Crown Bearer…

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Which comic would YOU like to see replace Dilbert in our Sunday comics page?

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