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Edinburg Back to School Information

EDINBURG — Registration for the Edinburg 2022-2023 school year opened up on Monday, July 18 this year. Students must be registered by August 1st. If you need help with registration, call the school office at 217-623-5603 so we can schedule an appointment. If you are new to the district, you can register online or make…

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Illinois EPA Director seals Taylorville Kroger grocery store

Store sealed due to Asbestos Contamination SPRINGFIELD — Illinois Environmental Protection Agency Director John J. Kim has issued a Seal Order for the Kroger grocery store located at 201 East Bidwell Street in Taylorville (Christian County) along with all dumpsters and transfer containers associated with the store. All occupants were removed from the building and…

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Vacation Bible School hosting Awesome Adventures

MORRISONVILLE — Join the action at First Baptist Church of Morrisonville July 31 – August 4 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The theme of this year’s Bible School is KOOKABURRA COAST — Awesome Adventures in God’s Glory There will be exciting Bible stories, crafts, games, skits, snacks, and prizes. Bring your friends ages 4…

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National Night Out is Tuesday, August 2

TAYLORVILLE — The 4th annual National Night Out is set for Tuesday, Aug. 2, at the Christian County Fairgrounds from 5:00-8:00 p.m. The annual event is sponsored by Taylorville Police and Fire Departments, Christian County Sheriff’s Office, and police departments from Assumption, Stonington, Kincaid, Edinburg and Morrisonville. National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign…

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Municipal Big Band To Perform Thursday

TAYLORVILLE — From Big Band swing era hits to classic rock to funk, The Taylorville Municipal Big Band concert on Thursday, July 28 at the Christian County Historical Society will contain something for everyone. The concert begins at 7:00 PM. Concessions will be available. Musical selections concert goers will hear are: Switch In Time by…

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Building plans presented to school board

Elyse Clayton Breeze-Courier TAYLORVILLE — Community members packed the Taylorville High School cafeteria on Tuesday for the regular July Taylorville School Board meeting, all eager to hear plans from the architects working on the east wing rebuild.  Architechnics presented a prototype for the fine arts/tech/sports facility. A few weeks ago, the architects met with various…

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Pana High School Class of 1965 to hold reunion

PANA — The Pana Senior High School Class of 1965 will host their Class Reunion on Saturday, September 3, 2022 at the Pana Country Club. Happy Hour is set from 5-6 p.m. and dinner starts at 6 p.m. Cost is $25 per person and you need to RSVP by August 15th to Sue Ade at…

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Hospital ‘Drive-Thru’ event to provide free colon cancer screening kits

TAYLORVILLE – Free colorectal at-home cancer screening kits will be distributed at a drive-thru event in August at Taylorville Memorial Hospital. The kits will be distributed from 9 a.m. to noon Friday, Aug. 12, at the nonprofit hospital’s main entrance, 201 E. Pleasant St. Participants should expect to stay in their vehicles, answer a few…

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4-H Livestock Show Results

TAYLORVILLE — On Wednesday July 20, 2022 the 4-H Livestock Shows took place at the Christian County Fairgrounds. The Swine Show began at 8:00am, followed by the Goat & Sheep Shows, and Beef Show. Cody Hadden and Bryce Bedeker served as the judges for the Livestock Shows. Thank you to the livestock superintendents, parents, and…

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Optimist meets to discuss future plans

TAYLORVILLE — The Taylorville Optimist Club held its regular meeting on Thursday, July 14, in the community room of the People’s Bank. President John Crist called the meeting to order with the Pledge of Allegiance followed by the opening prayer by Ron Spears. Jim Adcock gave an update on the recent fireworks display held at…

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