PUBLIC LIBRARY CLOSED MONDAY
The Greenville Public Library will be close Monday January 15, 2007 in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The library will re-open on January 16 at 12PM.
The Mulberry Grove Aces lost to Sacred Heart 63-37 at the Morrisonville Tourney. Aaron Kendall had 12 points and Reuben Betts 6 rebounds.
The Varsity Lady Comets lost to Pana 65-26. Monique Williams had 7 points.
Tonight on WGEL, we’ll have live play-by-play of the Comets at Vandalia.
JR HIGH BOYS BASKETBALL
The 8th grade Bluejays fell 55-45 to Litchfield. Zach Lewis 20 points. The Bluejays 7th graders lost 31-28. Dannon Young scored 9.
JEANNIE M. WIRTZ
Jeannie M. Wirtz, 32 of Greenville, passed Thursday as a result of a single vehicle accident near Greenville. Funeral services for 32 year-old Jeannie M. Wirtz will be held Sunday at 2PM at the Donnell-Wiegand Funeral Home in Greenville. Interment in Mt. Auburn Cemetery. Friends may call Saturday from 4-8PM at the funeral home. For those who desire, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.
Jeannie is survived by her mother Roberta Wirtz, brothers Earl and Merle Shaw and John Berry, and her sisters Martha Grawe and Jeanette Faircloth.
EARL JAMES BYXBE
Earl James Byxbe, 91 of O'Fallon,IL, passed away Wednesday at Rosewood Care Center, Swansea. Funeral services for 91 year-old Earl James Byxbe will be held Saturday at 10am at the Schildknecht Funeral Home in O'Fallon. Friends may call Friday from 5-8:30PM at the funeral home. A graveside service will be held Saturday at 12 noon at Mt. Auburn Cemetery in Greenville. For those who desire, memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association or the Stroke Foundation. He was the brother of Maxine Burke of Greenville.
Saturday: Cloudy 70% of Rain/Freezing Rain High: 38 Low: 20
Sunday: Partly Cloudy Chance of Rain/Freezing Rain High: 35 Low: 20
Join us this Sunday for WGEL's Public Affairs Program. Our guest this week is Greenville resident Scott Darnell with Further-Options. Scott will talk with us about how a spinal cord injury, that occurred to him several years ago, has allowed him to create a wheelchair lift that allows individuals more options when choosing a vehicle. Scott will also discuss what a choice like that means to a person in his situation. That's Public Affairs this Sunday following our noon Bond County Area News here on WGEL.
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