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Area churches, South Fork school sponsor Angel Tree

KINCAID — The St. Rita’s Catholic Church, Kincaid Church of God, Kincaid Baptist Church, Midland United Methodist Church and the staff of the South Fork School District are working together again this year to sponsor the Midland Community Angel Tree. The Angel Tree serves children ages 0-high school seniors. The Angel tree benefits children who…

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2021 THS Madrigal King and Queen

Royale Bonds Breeze-Courier Writer TAYLORVILLE —Dr. Ronald Mizer and his wife Gloria have been chosen to be the king and queen for this year’s Taylorville High School Madrigal. Dr. Mizer has been a Taylorville CUSD 3 school board member twice, a big supporter of the arts, and has been a dentist in the community for…

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Taylorville police receive large grant

TAYLORVILLE — In August, the Taylorville Police Department applied for a grant from the Illinois Criminal Justice Authority. The grant is part of a program called the Community Law Enforcement Partnership & Other First Responder for Deflection and Substance Abuse Treatment Act. On Thursday, Oct. 21, Taylorville Police Chief Dwayne Wheeler received an email stating:…

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Big Band Decade Dance returns to THS Saturday

The Big Band Decade Dance returns to Taylorville High School Saturday, October 23, from 6:00 to 9:00 PM in the THS Cafeteria. The Big Band Decade Dance is an evening of dancing and listening to the sound of Big Band music from the swing era through today. Admission if free and masks are required. The…

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Christian Co. Board: New districts proposed

Royale Bonds Breeze-Courier Writer TAYLORVILLE— The Christian County board met Tuesday night in the County Board room in the Taylorville courthouse and took under advisement a plan to re-draw some boundries in county board districts. Every ten years, the county has to go through reapportionment or the state does it themselves. Board chairman Matt Wells…

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‘Safe Passage’ Program receives foundation grant

TAYLORVILLE — The Taylorville Memorial Hospital Foundation recently awarded a grant to the Safe Passage pro- gram. Making the presentation are, from left, Debbie Prince (Assistant Safe Passage Program Coordinator), Dwayne Wheeler (Taylorville Chief of Police) and Denise Evans (Safe Passage Program Coordinator). Submitted Photo TAYLORVILLE – A Taylorville Police Department program connecting Christian County…

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Morrisonville Blood Drive Oct 27

MORRISONVILLE — Morrisonville American Legion will host a Community Blood Drive on Wednesday, October 27, 2021 from 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at 607 Ricks Street, inside Legion Hall. The blood drive is sponsored by Morrisonville American Legion, Morrisonville Knights of Columbus, First Presbyterian Church, Morrisonville High School National Honor Society and Casey’s of Morrisonville.…

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Routine matters for Taylorville Township Board

Royale Bonds Breeze-Courier Writer TAYLORVILLE — The Taylorville Township Board held a regular meeting Wednesday night in the Township hall. The board would like to use a local pest control company once their contract with Terminix is up. “Anything that we do, I would like to use local companies.” Supervisor Billie Heberling said. “Put our…

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Pana deals with more dilapidated homes

Code Officer submits resignation PANA — Pana City Council members took action on sev- eral dilapidated properties during their regular meeting on Monday night in the Council Chamber of Pana City Hall. Seven of the eight alderman were present with Alderman Kirk Woods absent. In addition, the Council was given a letter of resignation from Code Enforcement…

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Pana man found in alley identified

PANA — Pana Police Chief Daniel Bland has identified the person found deceased in an alley north of the 700 block of Monroe St., between Hickory and Pine Sts. as Rocky L. Davis, 61, of Pana. Preliminary autopsies results show Mr. Davis died as a result of a single gun- shot wound. A hand gun…

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