The JV Comets lost to Hillsboro 28-22 on Monday. Matt VonderHaar, Josh Majerus, and Dan Baumberger scored touchdowns for the JV squad who is now 3-2 on the season.
The Varsity Lady Comets lost to Wesclin on Monday 25-17, 22-25, 25-13. Katy Gilmore had 7 points and 6 kills, Heather Alford 6 kills, and Tracy Miller 18 assists. The JV team lost to Wesclin 25-11, 22-25, 25-20. Hannah Groves had 14 points and 18 assists, Taylor White 4 kills. The freshman Lady Comets fell 23-21, 21-19.
At the Effingham Regional, the Comets finished 6th with a team score of 354. Three members of the Comets will advance to the Pana Sectional…Scott Eaton with an 84 and Jordan Wright and Adam Simmonds each with 88s. Simmonds recorded three birdies while Eaton had 8 pars.
JR HIGH BASKETBALL
The 7th grade Lady Bluejays won 24-23 over the Pocahontas Lady Indians. Shelby Barber, Kelley Faulkner, Tesia Snow, and Cheyenne Rogier each had 6 points for Greenville. Claire Bost scored 8 for Pocahontas.
ANNA M. THACKER
A. Marie Thacker, age 82 of Greenville, passed away at 4:40 a.m. Tuesday, October 3, 2006 at Fair Oaks Nursing Home in Greenville.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday at the Donnell - Wiegand Funeral Home in Greenville. Interment will follow in Bethlehem Cemetery, near Mulberry Grove, Illinois. Visitation will be held after 5:00 p.m. Friday at the Donnell - Wiegand Funeral Home in Greenville.
Anna Marie is the daughter of the late Carl H. and Esther A. (Henschen) Mindrup. She was born on August 17, 1924 in Mt. Olive, Illinois.
Memorials to Central Christian Church or Fair Oaks Nursing Home.
JAMES O. LONG
James Ohren Long, age 82 of Pocahontas, Illinois, passed away at 1:00 p.m. Monday, October 2, 2006 at his home.
Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. Friday at the Donnell - Wiegand Funeral Home in Greenville with interment following in Brown Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Thursday after 5:00 p.m. at the Donnell - Wiegand Funeral Home in Greenville. For those who desire, memorials may be made to the Old Ripley Church of Christ or to Bond County Hospice.
James Ohren Long, the son of Lemuel C. and Sibyle Harriet Long, was born October 16, 1923 in Chicago, Illinois. He grew up in Chicago, graduated high school and later worked at Hall Printing in Chicago, Illinois.
March 12, 1949 he married Theresa Rose Blaskowski in Chicago. They enjoyed 57 years of marriage together.
He is survived by his son, James Michael Long of rural Pocahontas, daughters Joanne, Mrs. Keith Branger of rural Pocahontas and a daughter Mary S., Mrs. Scott Goedecke of rural Pocahontas. James is also survived by his brother, John C. Long of Greenville. He was the proud grandfather of 5.
Mr. Long retired as an Operating Engineer for Shell Oil Company for 29 years. He enjoyed traveling and hunting.
Memorials to Old Ripley Church of Christ or the Bond County Hospice.
MARY DELLA MAXWELL
Mary Della Maxwell passed away early morning Tuesday.
Funeral arrangements are pending at the Donnell - Wiegand Funeral Home in Greenville.
MELVIN L. "IKE" ROBERTS
Melvin L. "Ike" Roberts, age 80, of Keyesport passed away Tuesday at Fair Oaks Nursing Home. Funeral Services for 80 year-old Melvin L. "Ike" Roberts will be conducted Thursday at 11 a.m. at the Young Funeral Home. Interment in McKendree Chapel Cemetery, Keyesport. Friends may call Thursday after 9 a.m. at the funeral home. There will be an Odd Fellows Service at 10:30 a.m. For those who desire, memorial contributions are suggested to the Bond County Hospice or the Lemuel Rhodes Cancer Foundation.
DAVID K SMITH
David K. Smith, age 62 of rural Greenville, passed away Monday (Oct. 2) at Greenville Regional Hospital. Memorial services for David K. Smith will be held Saturday at 11AM at the Young Funeral Home. Friends may call from 5-8PM Friday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Greenville First Christian Church.
VERA M GOODSON
Vera M. Goodson, age 90 of Greenville, passed away Tuesday (Oct. 3) at Greenville Regional Hospital. Funeral services for 90-year-old Vera M. Goodson will be conducted Sunday at 2PM at Young Funeral Home. Interment will be in Campground Cemetery. Visitation is Saturday from 4-8PM at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to the Campground Cemetery.