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Video meetings Two important things to remember. November 8 is the next school board meeting. Contact Tommy TV about videotaping the meeting since the board seems to think they are toi busy even though there sponsor goes to the meetings, they never even asked him. I think they don’t want people to be able to go…

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No lowered flags? The President has ordered all U.S. Flags be flown at half staff in memory of General Colin Powell. Driving around town I see less than a dozen flags lowered. This includes city, county and state buildings! He defies words Awful, narcissistic, disgusting. Mr. “Bone Spurs” vile statement the other Day after the death…

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Dangerous times We are at a dangerous time. Where it used to be that people would say: I’ll believe it when I see it. Now people say: I won’t see it until I believe it. You can show them a video of people on January 6 beating police officers and gouging them, and they will still…

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I have some questions Questions regarding the intent to withdraw from the NPT Cooperative effective July 1, 2022. (Nokomis, Pana, Taylorville Coop for Special Education children) 1. Where will the district get the qualified people to provide services? For example OT, PT, paras, ect.? 2. Where will the district get the money for equip- ment? And where…

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Gaming outlets How many gaming outlets does Taylorville need? Or how many licenses can the city issue? Seems there is a outlet on every business street. Too much for our town. Signal worries Lights at Bidwell/Springfield Road. Could we consider NO RIGHT on RED at this intersection. I have seen so many close accidents, mainly…

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No Democrat I’m no Democrat but I will vote for Democrats in the next election to save our Democracy. Rational Republicans are losing the GOP civil war. And the only near-term way to battle pro-Trump extremists is for all of us to team up on key races and overarching political goals with our longtime political opponents:…

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Nice town I just wanted to say what a nice town Taylorville is. People are friendly here and courteous. Coming from a small town near springfield, I can say that! Thank you Taylorville and keep on being a nice community. I especially like how the garage sales are handled. Not science The Bible may be…

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Irresponsible It is irresponsible for the Board of Education to approve a Board member that lost in two elections. Why isn’t the Board truly representing the tax payers as they were elected and sworn to do? Kudos to the board members that voted no. Also why was it necessary to have an attorney from Monticello be…

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Homecoming Would someone tell me why our 2021 Homecoming Court and Dance have not been on the front page of the paper? I have seen South Fork and Pana, but not Taylorville. I would think we would be priority ONE. Our kids certainly deserve any publicity they can get after the last year they have endured.…

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Soaring crime How is “defund the police” working out? Seems like crime has soared especially in our major cities. Isn’t it about time the Democrats come back to reality or do they not care? Repair sidewalks A Reason for the CURBS/Sidewalks? How about using some of the money that comes into our community/county – from grants,…

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