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Moats to participate in Fight For Air Climb at Busch Stadium

Elyse Clayton Breeze Courier TAYLORVILLE — Some spend their Saturdays off relaxing, watching TV, spending time with family or maybe getting outside to enjoy the weather. But this Saturday has a lot more in store for Christian County local Jenny Moats and hundreds of others. On Saturday, June 4, 2022, Moats will attend the American…

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Kelcy Busboom Named to SNHU Dean’s List MANCHESTER, NH (05/17/2022)– Kelcy Busboom of Stonington (62567) has been named to Southern New Hampshire University’s Winter 2022 Dean’s List. Full-time undergraduate students who have earned a minimum grade-point average of 3.500 to 3.699 are named to the Dean’s List. Full-time status is achieved by earning 12 credits; undergraduate…

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Local Students Named to the Blackburn College Dean’s List

CARLINVILLE, IL—- Students from the area were named to the Blackburn College Dean’s List for the fall 2021 semester. Students named to the Dean’s list must earn a grade point average of 3.6 or higher for the semester.  Founded in 1837, Blackburn College is a four-year, Presbyterian-related, co-educational liberal arts college located in Carlinville, IL.…

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Tim Sutton guest speaker at Kiwanis meeting Tuesday

TAYLORVILLE — The Taylorville Kiwanis Club heard from a Kiwanis member who is a high school and college basketball referee, during their weekly meeting Tuesday at the Taylorville Moose Lodge. Kiwanis member Tim Sutton has officiated high school and college basketball games for over 20 years. He told the club he’s been a ref at…

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Area students named to Dean’s List

Area students named to Dean’s List   EAU CLAIRE — The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire extends congratulations to the 2,722 students named to the fall 2021 Dean’s List. Their academic performance has been outstanding, and we recognize these students with pride. Students from your area who were named to the Dean’s List are:  Mount Auburn:…

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64th Wedding Anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. William T. Dickey of Pawnee will celebrate their 64th wedding anniversary on December 22. They attended Cirque Musica and The Prophecy A tribute to “Trans Siberian Orchestra” at the Csangamon Auditorium in Springfield, gifts from their sons. Dickey and the former Marilyn R. Crowder were married December 22, 1957 by the Rev.…

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65th Wedding Anniversary

George R. Rever and Norma G. (Schafer) Rever will celebrate 65 years of marriage on December 29, 2021. They were wed December 29, 1956 in Assumption, Illinois, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church. The ceremony was conducted by Rev. Dr. C.T. Stole with Mary Pacifica Rever as Maid of Honor and Steven N. Grant as Best…

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Smith — Dooley Engagement

Bob and Becky Smith of Edinburg, IL are happy to announce the engagement of their daughter, Casey Smith, to Collin Dooley, son of Dennis and Tonya Dooley of Sutter, IL. Collin and Casey are planning a destination wedding for December 2022.

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Arno Frederick Murphy

Arno Frederick Murphy celebrated his third birthday on Sunday, December 12, 2021. He is the son of Rick and Ashley Murphy. His grandparents are Dean and Lauralee Pelichoff, Taylorville, Debby Murphy, Springfield, and the late Robert “Larry” Murphy, also of Springfield. His great grandparents are Bill Luttrell and Eileen Janssen Gehle, Buckley, Ill., the late…

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