WOUNDED GI RETURNING TO THE U.S.
Dan Lagant of rural Greenville who was wounded by a sniper September 3rd while serving in Afghanistan will be coming home. Lagant’s mother, Linda, told WGEL that her son was to be flown to New York from Germany on yesterday. He will be checked by medical staff in New York. Dan was shot in the arm, but doctors in Germany believed it would not require surgery. Dan Lagant told his mother that he hopes to be back in Greenville for Friday night’s homecoming football game versus the Vandalia Vandals.
LITCHFIELD MAN FACING CHILD PORN CHARGES
A Litchfield man has been charged in U.S. Federal Court with allegedly producing and possessing child pornography. 65-year-old Paul Kincaid allegedly created sexual images of minors in a makeshift photo studio near his home. Authorities claim they seized hundred of images of child pornography from Kincaid's home. According to federal prosecutors in Springfield, Kincaid was arrested on Wednesday. The alleged incidents date back to September 2004.
The Comets lost to Gillespie 4-1. Ryan Mulholland scored Greenville’s goal and Dillon Heitzig recorded seven saves.
The Lady Comets were winners as they shot a 193 and defeated Breese Central and Mascoutah. Stephanie Hoffmeier and Katie Bohle each shot 47’s and paced all golfers for the day.
The Comets had a 173 and finished 2nd as they were edged by Staunton who shot a 172. Jordan Wright was Greenville’s top golfer with a 40 and had two birdies.
The Varsity Lady Comets were winners over conference opponent Vandalia 18-25, 25-17, 25-23. Coach Allison Hall said the teams were evenly matched and it was exciting to watch. Katy Gilmore had 10 serving points. Hannah Elliott and Gilmore each had 8 kills. The JV team won 25-23, 25-7. Ashley Paul had 8 points and Taylor White 7 kills. The freshman squad also defeated Vandalia 25-23, 25-7.