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EPA meeting on Ameren site

November 27, 2023

(TAYLORVILLE) — The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA) is holding a meeting regarding the local Ameren MGP site on Thursday, Nov. 30. It will be held at the Taylorville Junior High School at 6:00 p.m. and will discuss site information including history, current nature and extent of residual impact as well as an update on…

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County Board approves budget, honors FFA

November 22, 2023

Lucas Domonousky Breeze-Courier Writer TAYLORVILLE — The Christian County Board met Tuesday evening, Nov. 21, on the third floor, Courtroom A, of the Christian County Courthouse in Taylorville. During the meeting, members recognized the Taylorville and county-wide Future Farmers of America (FFA) chapters, appointment to the Zoning Board of Appeals, and approval of the FY24…

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Pana schools earn ‘commendable’ status

November 21, 2023

Tom Latonis Breeze-Courier Writer (PANA) — All four attendance centers in the Pana School District have obtained the status of “Commendable,” according to the annual school report card issued by the Illinois Board of Education. The results were reviews during the Pana School Board meeting held Monday night in the Unit Office in Pana. All…

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‘U-Haul bandit’ arrested in Decatur

November 20, 2023

(TAYLORVILLE) — Authorities in Macon County arrested Lindy J. Miller, 41, Decatur on Sunday, Nov. 19. She is suspected of leading Taylorville police on a high-speed chase through the streets of Taylorville on Thursday, Nov. 16. In addition, Miller, who was dubbed the “U-Haul Bandit,” is suspected in several thefts in the Taylorville area as…

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Pana Community Hospital presents Service Awards

November 18, 2023

Pictured above are the 2023 recipients of the Pana Community Hospital Service Awards. They are, from left to right: 
Heidi Jones-35 years, Vickie Coen-40 years, Carol Hoehn-45 years, Deb Culumber and Dianne Bailey-25 years. Submitted Photo PANA — Pana Community Hospital distributed service awards to hospital employees for their years of service with a special…

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County committee approves budget; salaries

November 16, 2023

Lucas Domonousky Breeze-Courier Writer (TAYLORVILLE) —The Audit, Finance and Purchasing Committee of the Christian County Board met on the second floor of the Christian County Courthouse on Wednesday to discuss contracts with CTI and Diamond Bros. and officially finalizing the Fiscal Year 2024 budget. Christian County’s budget may have taken almost 20 motions and two…

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Getting Close To The Holiday Season

November 15, 2023

(TAYLORVILLE) — Damon Moore, a worker for the city of Taylorville, puts up lights and holiday decorations on the light poles in downtown Taylorville Tuesday morning. His coworker, Rob Skinner, said they are putting the decorations up a little early this year to try to beat the cold weather. While the decorations are being hung…

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Stonington Baptist churches match shoebox numbers

November 15, 2023

For the fifth consecutive year, First Baptist Stonington and Old Stonington Baptist Church partnered together for Operation Christmas Child; packing shoeboxes with gifts for children outside of the United States. Pastor Scott Parks, right, who pastors both congregations said, “Once again these two churches responded so generously to allow us to pack 162 shoe boxes…

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County Highway Committee hears reports

November 14, 2023

Lucas Domonousky Breeze-Courier Writer TAYLORVILLE — The Board Room on the second floor of the Cristian County Courthouse was the setting for the Highway, Building, Grounds, Environmental, Zoning and Welfare Committee of the Christian County Board meeting on Monday, Nov. 13. This was the first of three committee meetings that will be held in the…

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Taylorville Legion celebrates Veterans Day

November 13, 2023

(Lucas Domonousky/Breeze-Courier Photo) (TAYLORVILLE) — Seven of the main conductors of Veterans Day morning at the American Legion. Front row from left to right: Veterans Homes Coordinator Gwen Diel-Reed, Chaplain Ricky Reed, Master of Ceremony Glen Goodrich and Bruce Hallam. Back row: Taylorville Mayor Bruce Barry, Dean Ray and Department Commander Delmar Buske. See story…

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