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County to separate Animal Control from Zoning and Solid Waste

Kim Paisley-Jones Breeze-Courier Writer TAYLORVILLE — The Christian County Board met in regular session Tuesday, May 17, 2022. It was, once again, held in Courtroom A of the Christian County Courthouse due to the large number of attendees. Several residents of the county approached the board with comments during the public comments section of the…

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Frustration with discipline present at meeting

Rachel LeBeane Breeze-Courier Writer KINCID — The South Fork Board of Education held a regular meeting on Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at 6:30 p.. in the junior high Media Center. Parents and students both came froward during the meeting to speak to the Board of Education about their frustrations and anger about how discipline as…

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School board approves plan for field house, auditorium

Elyse Clayton Breeze-Courier Writer TAYLORVILLE — At the monthly Taylorville school board meeting on Tuesday, May 17, 2022, the board members unanimously voted to move ahead with scheme A out of the four presented plans for the east gym and east wing rebuild. Scheme A includes a scaled-down field house (two courts) and an auditorium…

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Farmers Market Returns

TAYLORVILLE — Saturday morning, May 14, the Taylorville square saw many great community businesses and people for the Farmers Market. Many goods including beautiful flowers and and many smiles were sold from the ‘Podeschi’s Tree Farm’ stand. Breeze-Courier Photo/Lucas Domonousky

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Taylorville Schools Raise Money for Lung Association

(TAYLORVILLE) — During the week of May 9-13, Taylorville Elementary Schools participated in the Change Makes a Difference project and Turquoise Takeover to raise money and awareness for the American Lung Association. Students were asked to bring in different coins each day. Monday was pennies, Tuesday nickels, Wednesday dimes, Thursday quarters and Friday dollars. The…

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Hopper Foundation Awards Scholarships

  The Bertrand Hopper Memorial Foundation is pleased to announce this year’s scholarship award recipients. The Hopper Foundation has been awarding four-year scholarship awards to Taylorville High School students since 1956. A total of 301 scholarships have been awarded since the Foundation’s beginning. In addition, the Hopper Memorial Foundation also administrates and awards an annual…

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MTF bids approved by county committee

Tom Latonis Breeze-Courier Writer (TAYLORVILLE) — Bids for Motor Fuel Tax expenditures for materials for the coming year for the county and the 27 townships in the county were approved by the Christian County Board’s Highway, Buildings and Grounds Committee during their meeting on Tuesday night in the Courthouse in Taylorville. County Highway Engineer Cliff…

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Taylorville High School Prom Court

The Taylorville High School Prom Court are as follows: Skyler Bruner, Rhegan Gauch, Abby Heberling, Dylan Brown, Kole Buckley and Luke Markwell. Second Attendants are Daniel Sloan and Abbie Clayton. First Attendants are Bryce Friedrich and Pearl Sterbinsky. King is Casey Stickel and Queen is Kennedie Cearlock. (Submitted Photo)

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County committee explores many topic Monday night

Lucas Domonousky Breeze-Courier Writer (TAYLORVILLE) — The Executive, Personnel, Liquor and Legislative Committee met on Monday, May 9, 2022. A variety of topics were discussed including zoning, regulating carbon capture projects, ARPA Funds and low income housing. A Carbon Capture Ordinance and a 6-month moratorium was discussed. States Attorney Wes Poggenpohl confirmed to the committee…

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Nokomis Native Throws No-Hitter

(ANAHEIM, Calif.) — Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher Reid Detmers, a native of Nokomis and graduate of Chathan-Glenwood High School, threw a no-hitter against Tampa Bay Rays in Anaheim, Calif., Tuesday, May 10, 2022. Game details are on Page 7 of today’s newspaper.

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