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Avery Juliane Nation

Avery Juliane Nation is celebrating her 4th birthday tomorrow, Saturday, November 26, 2022. She is the daughter of Tyler and Amy Nation. Avery’s grandparents are Mike and Susan Nation, Roy and Cindy Hendricks, and Karen Hendricks, all of Taylorville. Her great-grandparents include Mary Etta Smith, Karen and the late Marvin Brune, Julio Monge, and Bill Pulley,…

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Sawyer Renden Smith

Sawyer Renden Smith is celebrating his 4th birthday today, Thursday, November 17, 2022. He is the son of Stile and Whitney Smith of Taylorville. Sawyer’s grandparents are Dan and Jacqueline Foil of Taylorville, Tom and Del Guymon of Mount Vernon, Roy and Angela Smith of Du Quoin. His great-grandparents include William Pierce of Taylorville, Janice…

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Eliza Blair McDowell

Eliza Blair McDowell, daughter of Michael and Maddison McDowell of Taylorville, was born on August 31, 2022 at 4:46 p.m. at St. Mary’s Hospital in Decatur, Illinois. She was 7 lbs. 10 oz. and 21.25 inches long. Eliza’s grandparents are Dustin and Toni Allen of Taylorville, and John and Jane McDowell of Pana. Her great-grandparents…

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Claire Elizabeth Peabody

Claire Elizabeth Peabody, daughter of William and Amanda Peabody of Taylorville is celebrating her 5th birthday today, November 8, 2022. Claire has one brother Gavin who is 3.  She is the granddaughter of Ed and Marilyn Hughes and Kevin and Sharon Peabody, all of Taylorville. She is the great granddaughter of Mary Lou Langen of…

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Jordan Parker Pochynok

Jordan Parker Pochynok is celebrating his 8th birthday today, Thursday, November 3, 2022. Jordan is the son of Jason and Kelli Pochynok of Springfield, Illinois. His grandparents include Terry and Lori Oyler of Taylorville, Illinois, and Jerry and Marlene Pochynok of Irvington, Illinois. Jordan’s great grandparents are Marilyn Wattelet of Taylorville and Goldie Oyler of…

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Logan Likes

Logan Likes is celebrating his 7th birthday today, Wednesday, November 2nd, 2022.  He is the son of  Danny and Kristi Likes of Stonington.  His grandparents are Carol Waterman of Taylorville and Ray and Faye Likes of Stonington.  Logan has a sister Madelyn, age 12 and a brother Morgan, age 10.  Logan will celebrate with family…

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Clare and Hannah Nobbe

Clare Marie Nobbe and Hannah Elizabeth Nobbe recently celebrated their birthdays. They are the daughters of Jennifer and Brad Nobbe of Waterloo. Clare turned five on June 15, 2022, and her little sister Hannah turned three on October 4, 2022. They have a new baby sister ,Emma Mae, eight weeks old. They each celebrated their…

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James Thomas McKinnie

James Thomas McKinnie, son of Jordan and Chelsea McKinnie, celebrated his 7th birthday Sunday October 16th. 
He is the grandson of Doug and Marcia McKinnie of Taylorville and Brad and Chris Thomas of Edinburg. His great grandparents are the late Raymond and Emma Thomas, Aime and Rose Kocurek, Reno and Gracie Yattoni, and Red and…

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Edwin R. Gibbs

Edwin R. Gibbs, age 98, celebrated his birthday yesterday, Tuesday, October 11, 2022. Ed was born on October 11, 1924, about six miles east northeast of Tracy City, Tennessee. His family came to Taylorville late in the summer of 1936. He attended school in Taylorville, and graduated from Memorial School in 6th grade. He has…

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