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Honor Flight takes to the skies Tuesday

September 24, 2022

CHRISTIAN COUNTY — The Honor Flight will once again take to the skies on Tuesday, September 27, 2022. Included this time are three area veterans. A. J. Wiss III A. J. Wiss III, 76, of Pana, is a veteran of the U. S. Air Force, reaching the rank of Sergeant. The 1964 graduate of Pana…

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Illini Record Win Thursday Night

September 23, 2022

Illinois running back Chase Brown breaks into the open during the first half of the team’s NCAA college football game against Chattanooga on Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022, in Champaign. Brown became the first Illinois running back to rush for 100-plus yards in five straight games, Tommy DeVito passed for 329 yards and three touchdowns and…

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Directors for Solid Waste, Zoning hired

September 22, 2022

Lucas Domonousky Breeze-Courier Writer CHRISTIAN COUNTY — The Christian County Board met for their September monthly meeting on Tuesday night in the Taylorville Courthouse. Of the 16-member board, four were absent – Craig Corzine, Timothy Carlson, Vicki McMahon and Thomas Snyder, Jr. They hired new officers of zoning and solid waste, set a 6-month moratorium,…

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Fiscal year budget gains Taylorville school board approval

September 21, 2022

The Taylorville School  Board held its monthly meeting Tuesday night with number of topics coming up for discussion, including the new fiscal year budget, upcoming events, donations and updates being considered for the schools. Recently, the Board has been considering as well as construction for school properties. Last night, there were updates on high school…

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Learning Patriotism

September 19, 2022

TAYLORVILLE — Sixth grade students in Mrs. Cathy Schaeffer’s class at St. Mary School spent the day on Friday, September 9 learning about patriotism. Their day kicked off with flag etiquette training from members of VFW #4995. Students learned the proper way to fold, raise, and lower the flag. Flag raising will become part of…

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TPSF donates to Auditorium and Field House Project

September 17, 2022

TAYLORVILLE — On Friday, current and past board member representatives of the Taylorville Public Schools Foundation presented a $25,000 check to the TCUSD #3 for the auditorium and field house capital project. The funds were a combination of a restricted endowment from the estate of Eleanor “Ele” A.G. Kammerer for the construction of a pavilion…

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THS Class of 1962 – 60th Reunion

September 16, 2022

TAYLORVILLE — Several members of the Taylorville High School Class of 1962 celebrated their 60th Class Reunion on Saturday, September 10, 2022 with a dinner at Angelo’s. Pictured seated in the front row from left are: Barbara (Bishop) Moomey, Janet (Swiney) Stephens, Tony Durbin, Willie Hemingway. Second row from left: Patty (Frost) Eggiman, Dayna (Ray)…

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ARPA, Contingency and Capital Improvement funds divvied

September 15, 2022

Lucas Domonousky Breeze-Courier Writer CHRISTIAN COUNTY — The Audit, Finance and Purchasing committee met on Wednesday, September 14. They approved last months claims, discussed Courthouse renovations and budget hearings. Two Ordinances were passed and were sent to the Full Board granting funds for projects and expenses. The ARPA funds to the Christian County Fairgrounds for…

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TFD Members Honored For Valor

September 14, 2022

(TAYLORVILLE) — Two members of the Taylorville Fire Department have been recognized in Firehouse Magazine as Valor Recipients. They are Assistant Chief Cody Rogers, top and Captain Nicolas Zepin, below. See story below. (Submitted Photos) Two Taylorville firemen recognized for valor TAYLORVILLE — Two Taylorville Fire Department members have been selected as Valor Recipients of…

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Pana Council to pursue campground grant

September 13, 2022

Tom Latonis Breeze-Courier Writer (PANA) — The Pana City Council approved measures related to the application of an Open Space Land Acquisition and Development (OSLAD) Grant to build a 45-space campground near the boat launch at Lake Pana. The vote was 5-1 to approve both the contract with Benton and Associates to write the application…

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