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Memorial School Students of the Month

TAYLORVILLE — Memorial Elementary School in Taylorville recently announced the Students of the Month. Pictured in the front row from left are: Jaxton Mollet, Brandon Blanchetti, Ryker Stone, Camri Phillips, Harper Allen, Isaiah Sneed. Back row: Jayse Carlile, King Franks, Ezra Dancer, Madison Neighbours, Lillie Ferris, Bella Warren, First National Bank Representative, Stephanie Longden. Submitted…

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Kuntzman wins ISBE’s Those Who Excel and Teacher of the Year award

Karen Kuntzman TAYLORVILLE — Karen Kuntzman, Taylorville CUSD#3 North School Principal has won the 2023 Those Who Excel & Teacher of the Year Award. Since 1970, the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) has sponsored the Those Who Excel & Teacher of the Year program to honor educators who have made significant contributions to the…

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Information sought in local burglary

TAYLORVILLE — This week Crimestoppers is seeking information in regards to a burglary and criminal damage that occurred in Taylorville. Sometime between January 27, 2023 and January 28, 2023, person or persons unknown made entry into a residence located at #16 Valleyview Trailer Court. While inside, the unknown subject or subjects turned on every faucet…

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2 arrested on drug charges; juvenile for child porn

Casey D. Moma Justin L. Moma TAYLORVILLE — Taylorville Police Chief Dwayne Wheeler announced the arrest of a Taylorville juvenile on the charges of distribution and possession of child pornography. The Taylorville Police Department has an officer assigned to the Illinois Attorney General Internet Crimes Against Children Unit. During a month’s-long Internet child pornography investigation,…

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China plays down Blinken’s canceled visit

By HUIZHONG WU Associated Press TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — China played down the cancellation of a visit by U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken after a large Chinese balloon suspected of conducting surveillance on U.S. military sites roiled diplomatic relations, saying that neither side had formally announced any such plan. “In actuality, the U.S. and…

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PCH Foundation presents $2.6 million for MRI suite

PCH Foundation Makes Nearly $2.6M Donation PANA — The Pana Community Hospital Foundation recently made a donation of $2,575,000 to the hospital for the MRI Caring Suite. At the presentation are, from left, Trina Casner, President and CEO of Pana Community Hospital; Cindy Miles, Diagnostic Imaging Manager; Vickie Coen, Chief Clinical Officer/Nurse Executive with Brian…

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Memorable LeBron James moments as he closes in on NBA record

FILE -Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James, center, celebrates with teammates after Game 7 of basketball’s NBA Finals against the Golden State Warriors in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, June 19, 2016. LeBron James is about to pass Kareem Abdul-Jabbar as the NBA’s career scoring leader. The AP is looking back at some of his top games along…

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Tornadoes fizzle in OT on Senior Night, 42-34

TAYLORVILLE — The lone upperclassman, Alyvia McCullough (right) poses next to Taylorville girls Head Coach, Hayden Eldred (left) on her Senior Night. Lucas Domonousky  Breeze-Courier Sports Editor  TAYLORVILLE — Calling the Apollo conference match that took place on Friday, Feb 3 an “emotional rollercoaster” would be undercutting it. Taylorville hosted the Mahomet-Seymour Bulldogs to a…

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Wrenley Dilley 2022-JA-27

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT CHRISTIAN COUNTY, ILLINOIS-JUVENILE DIVISION IN THE INTEREST OF WRENLEY DILLEY -A Minor- Case No. 2022-JA-27 NOTICE BY PUBLICATION NOTICE IS GIVEN YOU, JERAD KOHUTE, ADDRESS PANA, ILLINOIS, respondent(s), and to all whom it may concern, that on February 2, 2023 a Petition for Adjudication of Wardship…

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Aailah Dilley 2019-JA-26

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE FOURTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT CHRISTIAN  COUNTY, ILLINOIS-JUVENILE DIVISION   IN THE INTEREST OF AAILAH DILLEY -A Minor-   Case No. 2019-JA-26   NOTICE BY PUBLICATION   NOTICE IS GIVEN YOU, UNKNOWN FATHERS, ADDRESSES UNKNOWN, respondent(s), and to all whom it may concern, that on February 2, 2023 a petition to…

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