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North student being honored for leadership at school

Congratulations to Kendall Hennings who is being honored by the Illinois Principals Association for her leadership at North School! The nomination for Kendall stated: When choosing a student that stands out for leadership, no matter who you ask at our school, the answer would be the same: Kendall Hennings. Kendall displays such a unique and…

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Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: RE: Gym AC Project School Board Members Dr. Ron Mizer and I voted “no” on the gym air conditioning proposal. Here’s why. The original total cost projection was under $500,000, with COVID grants and booster club donation covering the cost. At Tuesday’s meeting we were unexpectedly told that the low bid was $854,000,…

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Lancers spoil Senior Night for Tornadoes

Lucas Domonousky, Breeze-Courier Sports Editor TAYLORVILLE — A trio of Taylorville senior players were recognized before and after the Monday, April 15 matchup against Lincolnwood High School. A battle within the pitchers circle proved to bring out the best for both teams. It was the Lancers, initially down 1-0, who shot back and stole the…

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Taylorville emerges victorious opposite Jacksonville, 1-0

Lucas Domonousky, Breeze-Courier Sports Editor TAYLORVILLE — Extra inning games either make or break an afternoon. Some teams answer the call while others fail to pick up the phone. For sophomores Colton Gatton, Maxx Grieme and the entire Taylorville varsity baseball team, they found themselves on the positive end of an 8 inning match against…

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Pro-Palestinian demonstrators shut down airport highways and key bridges in major US cities

A passenger walks on the highway as he carries his luggage to at OíHare International Airport in Chicago, Monday, April 15, 2024. Pro-Palestinian demonstrators blocked a freeway leading to three Chicago OíHare International Airport terminals Monday morning, temporarily stopping vehicle traffic into one of the nationís busiest airports and causing headaches for travelers. (AP Photo/Nam…

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Cascade Road Bridge project – Sangamon Co. Highway Dept.

PUBLIC NOTICE The Sangamon County Highway Department is proposing to remove and replace the bridge that carries Cascade Road over the South Fork of the Sangamon River, located in Cotton Hill Township, in Sangamon County, Illinois. This bridge is not currently listed on the Illinois Department of Transportation’s Historic Bridge Inventory but has been determined…

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Zoning Board public hearing April 30

PUBLIC NOTICE The Christian County Zoning Board of Appeals will be conducting a Public Hearing that will be held on Tuesday, April 30th, 2024 at 6:00 p.m. In the County Board Meeting Room, Second floor of the Christian County Courthouse, Taylorville Illinois. The purpose of the Christian County Zoning Board of Appeals Public Hearing is…

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Optimist Club receives two more nominees for Officer of the Year

TAYLORVILLE — The Taylorville Optimist Club has received two more nominations for the annual Officer Of The Year event. Sgt. Tony Telford, of the Christian County Sheriff’s Department, has been nominated for consideration as the 2024 Officer of the Year. Tony is a 2003 graduate of Glenwood HS in Chatham, IL. He attended LLCC where…

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