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Goodman, Thomas Reign Over THS Prom

(TAYLORVILLE) — Taylorville High School held its annual junior/senior Prom this past Saturday, May 6. Royalty was announced during the coronation portion of the dance. Above is the 2023 THS Prom Court. In front, from left are 2023 Prom King Carter Thomas, 2023 Prom Queen Anna Goodman. Middle, First Attendant Hailey Adcock and Cole Paulek,…

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Moose Lodge Installs Officers

TAYLORVILLE — The Taylorville Moose Lodge #1516 held a membership meeting on April 20th. During the meeting, the new officers for 2023-24 year were installed. Pictured from left are: Mickey Emerson – Treasurer, Bill Baird – President, Jane Baird – Chaplain, Fred Durbin – Installing Officer, Thad Emerson – Past President, Stuart Parsons – Vice…

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Erica Edwards Awarded Jim Smith Scholarship

TAYLORVILLE — Taylorville High School Band senior Erica Edwards, center, was awarded the second annual Jim Smith Music Scholarship Friday evening, Apr. 28 at the TCUSD#3 Spring Music Festival. This scholarship was started in 2022 by former TCUSD#3 Director of Music Jim Smith, left and comes with a $500 monetary award. The award goes to…

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Observing Mental Health Awareness Month

TAYLORVILLE – May is Mental Health Awareness Month, created to educate the public and provide support to people with mental illness and their loved ones. Mental health was identified as a top health concern for Christian County residents in the 2021 Community Health Needs Assessment. According to the Healthy Communities Index: • 17.9% of all…

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CC YMCA issues statement on pending trial

(TAYLORVILLE) — Representatives of the Christian County YMCA in Taylorville have released to the press the following statement on a pending fraud trial in Federal District Court: “On behalf of the Christian County YMCA, the Board of Directors, and Executive Committee, we would like to make a statement to bring some clarity to the ongoing…

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2023 Taylorville High School Prom Court

(TAYLORVILLE) — Members of the 2023 Taylorville High School Prom Court has been announced. The 2023 Taylorville High School Prom will be held Saturday, May 6, 2023 from 8:00-11:00 p.m. on the school campus. Coronation will be at 9:00 p.m. with doors for coronation open at 8:45 p.m. Members of the court are, in front…

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Pana School Board seeks member applications

(PANA) — The reorganizational meeting of the Pana School Board was held Wednesday night in the Pana High School Library. AnneDorn, left, took the oath of office for a four-year term during the meeting, having been re-elected to the Board in the Apr. 4 Consolidated General Election. The new President of the Board is Kyle…

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Five individuals, one team inducted into THS Hall of Fame

TAYLORVILLE — Taylorville Sports Boosters held their 27th annual THS Sports Hall of Fame on Saturday, Apr. 22. Five individuals and one team were recognized for all they achieved throughout their time they attended the local high school. One of the individuals acknowledged was David Pickett. Above is the Pickett family accepting the Friend of…

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Pana High School Prom Court Announced

(PANA) — Candidates for Pana High School Prom Queen and King have been announced. Prom is Saturday, Apr. 29, in the Pana High School gym. Queen candidates are, seated, from left, Delaney Epley, Emily Blackwell, Jenna Hadowsky, Zoey Herbord, Morgan Beyers, Bethany Cothern and Sierra Richards. Standing are the king candidates, Carter Beyers, Ace Armstrong,…

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