RAIN TOTALS FOR JUNE
The June rain totals for Greenville were 3.93-inches at The Greenville Wastewater Treatment Plant, 3.24-inches on 6th Street, and 2.56-inches at Route 140 and Idler Lane. June was under the 10-year average of 4.49-inches. Rain was measured on nine days. The wettest June in the last 10 years came in 2000 with 8.81-inches.
SECRETARY OF STATE OFFICES CLOSED TUESDAY
All Secretary of State offices and facilities will be closed Tuesday, July 4 for Independence Day. They will resume normal business hours on Wednesday, July 5. You may visit the Secretary of State's website at www.cyberdriveillinois.com to change an address, register to be an organ donor or renew license plate stickers if you have received a renewal form by mail.
JAYCEES HOSTING FOURTH OF JULY CELEBRATION
The Greenville Jaycees and Kingsbury Park District are having a 4th of July Celebration at Patriot's Park on Tuesday. Shelli Hinkle said that some of the activities will include games starting at 5:00 p.m. and a dunking tank with hometown celebrities.
This is the 48th year the Jaycees have sponsored the 4th of July celebration and the event is free of charge, but donations will be accepted to help pay for the fireworks.
The Muny Band will begin performing at 6:00 p.m. and copies of the band's CD will be available for purchase. At 7:00 p.m. music will be provided by a disk jockey and fireworks will begin around 9:30 p.m.
Pork burgers, lemon shake-ups, root beer floats, pretzels, and nachos and cheese will all be sold. Hinkle said that a lot of vendors including craft vendors will be at the park. Be sure to bring your lawn chair on Tuesday and come out and enjoy the fireworks and everything else being offered.
WINNER OF BUSH AND NEXTEL NASCAR TICKETS
Congratulations to Ralph Effler of rural Greenville winner of the WGEL's Nascar Ticket Giveaway. Ralph won 4 tickets to the July 8th Busch Series, and 4 tickets to the Nextel Series on July 9th.