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I’m trying to wrap my head around our Community Action Team and their importance in Christian County. On Friday, there was a call placed to 911 in regards to active shooter. The Taylorville Police Chief decided to activate the “elite SWAT Team” from Taylorville and surrounding towns. This means the members who patrol other cities…

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Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, Dramatic changes in global energy markets are being felt here at home. As news media have reported, power prices are increasing significantly and will have an impact on customer electric bills. We want to make sure our customers have the facts about this situation. It is important to be clear that Ameren Illinois…

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Speak Out – Price Gouging

Price Gouging As if the working American people aren’t hurting enough from inflation, our local gas stations are charging Taylorville residents 20 cents and 30 cents above gas prices in Rochester and Springfield. The citizens of Taylorville will remember this. We the People will have our own money system. The old system is being dismantled…

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Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, This Republican primary season is appalling! The establishment Republican Party is pushing candidates who employ Democrat tactics to assail their opponents: Lies and half-truths. I am sickened by the congressional campaign of Rodney Davis and the gubernatorial campaign of Aurora Mayor Richard Irvin and Avery Borne. I have lose respect for both Davis…

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Speak Out – Facts

Facts Fact — Taylorville Community Unit Board of Education held three meetings on Wednesday, May 25, 2022: Building Committee, Curriculum Committee, and Special Board Meeting. Fact — The meetings were held at the Taylorville High School Tommy TV Studio which is located on the second floor of the east wing. Fact — There is no…

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Speak Out – Shooting Strain

Shooting strain I’m getting sick and tired of all these mass shootings in our country. Enough is enough! Something needs to be done. Unfortunately, the gun lobby has control over the right wing republicans who have blocked gun control legislation. They say the reasons for the rash of mass shootings are the lack of moral…

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Speak Out

Kindness Kindness is not lost in Taylorville. Thank you to the kind neighbors in Kenton Addition for returning my lost pooch. Thank you to the cemetery crew that put my lost eyeglasses on the tombstone for me to find unscratched instead of mowing over them. Thank you to the courteous, patient employees working longer than…

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Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, Heartland Greenway placed a full-page ad in the Breeze-Courier on Sunday, May 15 in an effort to assure the public that their project is safe for all of us. The ad makes four references to the monitoring wells that will be placed to “ensure that no CO2 is migrating up from the storage…

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Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, As the proud parents of two THS graduates, and as two individuals closely associated with the Taylorville schools for many years, we feel compelled to write this letter. To the students, faculty, advisors, and all those associated with the production of the Tommy Awards, a big thank you and a job well done.…

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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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