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Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, I have been watching in awe of the decisions or lack of that are being made by the Christian County Board and wonder what exactly is their motive in continuing to bring items to the Board, send back to a committee, then back to the Board, on and on and on? Even some…

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Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, Fox News hosts like Sean Hannity falsely identified photos from a border facility as “pallets and pallets of baby formula for illegal immigrants and their families.” It was clearly marked powdered milk. Due to recent recalls there is a shortage of baby formula. So what does Fox News and their ilk do. Use…

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Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, I realized that when budgets were being done for the Public Health Department the same thing happened as last night. The decision to hold a meeting when they knew it was too late to change pay raises for the employee’s. So they Voted to accept the budget as it was otherwise the Employee’s would…

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Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, Each year during National Nurses Week (May 6-12), Taylorville Memorial Hospital (TMH) honors all the nursing team members who go above and beyond to provide high-quality care to our patients. The COVID-19 pandemic has made the public more aware of the strength and expertise of these dedicated professionals. But the past few years…

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Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, This Saturday the Taylorville Kiwanis Club will hold its annual Pancake and Sausage breakfast fundraiser. Proceeds from this event benefit Kiwanis sponsored community projects including Coats for Kids, the Taylorville Food Panty and finance improvements to Kiwanis Park at Lake Taylorville. Through this and other fundraisers throughout the year the Taylorville Kiwanis Club…

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Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor, My husband and I are very concerned about the proposed cannabis dispensary coming to our beautiful community of Taylorville. We believe it is a step toward more dangerous drug use among residents as do the city law enforcement agencies, especially the drug task force. We were also disappointed with recent gambling establishments that…

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Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: I greatly appreciate the opportunity to address your readers about the Heartland Greenway project, which I’ve been working on as part of our broad team over the last year.  While our team has been here in the community – meeting with the county board last November, meeting with the local farm bureau board…

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Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, April 19, 2022, marks 125 years since the founding of the organization now known as Memorial Health. This week, we will celebrate this milestone with our colleagues across central Illinois, including at Taylorville Memorial Hospital, but this achievement doesn’t belong to us alone. Memorial Health began as a modest hospital and training school…

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Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, As our hearts break for the people of Ukraine, it is imperative that we wrap our heads around the fact that this is the price of supporting a president who stridently promoted “America First.” This is the price of supporting a president who cast doubt on America’s commitment to NATO and weakened its deterrent…

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Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, Like many of you out there, I’m embarrassed by the lack of any serious action from the United States in supporting the sovereign nation of Ukraine! Several days after other countries stepped up and put some sanctions on Russia, President Biden reluctantly followed with some sanctions. Sanctions should be a part of any…

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