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Monthly car cruise comes to square

Elyse Clayton Breeze Courier TAYLORVILLE – Tomorrow, July 1, Small Town Taylorville and the 40 MPH Club will host their monthly car cruise on the square from 4:30 to 8 p.m. The event lines up with Late Night Shopping, so several local businesses will keep their doors open later than usual for shopping and browsing. …

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Decatur Ambulance Service to close starting Sept. 1

PANA — Pana Community Hospital has received notification that Decatur Ambulance Service will be closing and will no longer provide service beginning September 1, 2022. “Pana Community Hospital has had a long-standing relationship with Decatur Ambulance to provide transport of our patients for many years. We are saddened to see Decatur Ambulance services dissolve.” stated…

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Taylorville Retired Teachers Honored

TAYLORVILLE — On Tuesday, the Taylorville Board of Education held a reception in the high school cafeteria honoring the 2021-22 retiring teachers. They had cake and lemonade, and the teachers received engraved, old-fashioned school bells to commemorate their time in the district. Pictured are Kristine Daugherty and Arthur Ward. Daugherty worked in early childhood education,…

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Miller beats Davis; McWard SA winner

Bailey to face Pritzker in November Tom Latonis Breeze-Courier Writer (CHRISTIAN COUNTY) — Republican primary voters in Christian County gave their favorite son, Taylorville native and 13th Congressional District Congressman, Rodney Davis an overwhelming nearly 2-to-1 plurality in Tuesday’s election, 3,015 to 15th Congressional District incumbent Mary Miller’s 1,691. However, in the entire district, Miller,…

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Polls Open Until 7:00 P.M.

TAYLORVILLE — The Consolidated Primary Election is underway throughout Illinois and Christian County today, Tuesday, June 28. Above is the Manners Park polling location where Taylorville Precincts 7 and 8 are housed. The Dining Hall is just two of the 30 precincts in Christian County. Polls are open today until 7:00 p.m. You’ll even get…

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Taylorville Municipal Band to feature trombone section Wednesday

TAYLORVILLE — Mr. Chris Gunn will lead the Taylorville Municipal Band in their second concert of the 2022 season this Wednesday at 7:00 PM at the Christian County Historical Society. This week the Muni Band will feature the trombone section.“The trombone, because of the slide, can do tricks that no other instrument can do,” Gunn…

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Pana Council rejects 9th Street Project bids

Tom Latonis Breeze-Courier Writer (PANA) — With a unanimous 8-0 vote, members of the Pana City Council rejected a bid for the reconstruction of Ninth St., from Chestnut St. to Locust St. The vote came during the Council’s regular meeting on Monday evening in the Council Chambers of Pana City Hall. Two companies submitted bids…

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AFSCME hear from Montgomery County Clerk and Recorder

HILLSBORO — On Tuesday, June 14 the AFSCME Sub-Chapter #87 Retirees met at the Hillsboro Farm Bureau office. There were 12 members present. President David Spinner welcomed everyone. He called the meeting to order and asked the group to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance. Next, he asked for a moment of silence and reflection…

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Volunteers needed to set up flags at Oak Hill Cemetery June 30th

TAYLORVILLE — Taylorville Mayor Bruce Barry is asking for volunteers to help set up flags at Oak Hill Cemetery on Thursday, June 30th at 4:30 p.m. The flags will remain for approximately one week to help commemorate the 4th of July holiday. Anyone can volunteer and large groups are encouraged to participate, including, but not…

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