10-10 -2008

 




EDUCATION OFFICE OFFERS CONFERENCES FOR TEACHERS

 

The Regional Office of Education, in cooperation with the Teachers' Retirement System, is scheduling telephone conferences on November 18th, between 9:00 AM and 5:45 PM, in fifteen minute intervals.  Members of the retirement system, who have questions about their benefits, may request a telephone conference with a TRS counselor.  If you would like to schedule a conference, call the Regional Office at 283-5011 to complete a request form.  Forms must be returned to the Regional Office no later than Tuesday, October 14th.


PIANIST TERESA WALTERS AT GREENVILLE COLLEGE

 

Acclaimed Pianist Teresa Walters will perform at Greenville College Thursday, October 16th. Walters has performed at Carnegie Hall, New York’s Lincoln Center, London, Paris, Moscow, Australia, Jerusalam and in most of the 50 states. She has been lauded as  “one of the world’s most significant pianists”. Her recital will take place at 7:00 pm Thursday, Oct. 16th, at Whitlock Music Center in the James Wilson Recital Hall. The concert is free and all are invited to attend.



 

GREENVILLE HOSPITAL PARKINSONS SEMINAR

 

Greenville Regional Hospital will present their monthly Parkinson's Disease Support Group on Monday, October 13th, at 1:00 PM, in the hospital's community room. A program called "Activities to help with Parkinson's" will be presented and afterwards, questions will be taken. This meeting is free for anyone with Parkinson's Disease or their caregivers, family and friends. All are welcomed to attend. Refreshments will be served. Reservations are not required, but to reserve a seat or for more information call 664-1230 ext. 3555.

 

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GREENVILLE HOMECOMING KING AND QUEEN

 

Congratulations to the Greenville High School Homecoming King and Queen,

Brett Lurkins, son of Brad and Tammy Lurkins, of Greenville, and Queen Kaitlynn Toohey, daughter of Dan and Vanessa Toohey, of Greenville, and Kerri Freeman of Belleview, Nebraska.

 

Greenville Royalty will be at the game tonight as the Comets take on Staunton in Staunton. You can hear the game on 101.7, WGEL, at 7:00 PM.



WHATS GOING ON THIS WEEKEND IN AND AROUND BOND COUNTY?

 

Kaskaskia College is hosting "Meet the team and Gatorade" night at 6:00 PM Friday in the KC Gymnasium. Admission is one bottle of Gatorade. On Saturday, a fun run kicks off the days activities at 8:00 AM.

 

The American Farm Heritage Museum's 2nd annual Outhouse Festival will be on Saturday from 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM, with an outhouse auction and plenty of games and activities for the whole family. Family Fall Day will be 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM along with the outhouse activities, at the Heritage Museum on Museum Avenue. 

 

Wrap up the weekend with the high-energy sounds of Denver and the Mile High Orchestra. They will perform on Sunday night, at 7:00 PM, at the First Christian Church in Greenville.  




SPORTS

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL

 

In a game you can hear live on WGEL Radio the Greenville Comets vs. Staunton tonight at 7PM.

 

HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER

 

The Greenville Comets won big over Carlyle on Thursday.  It was senior night and the final score was 9-0.  Kyle Dannaman scored six goals and is now only 2 goals below the Comets single season goals record set by Diego Gamino at 36. 

 

JUNIOR HIGH BASKETBALL

 

The Greenville Junior High Bluejays split two games with Hillsboro.  The 7 th grade team won 29-18, while the 8 th grade team lost 37-15.

 

HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL

 

The Lady Comets beat Hillsboro in two game on Thursday. 


OBITUARIES

None to Report


WEATHER

SATURDAY - Partly cloudy in the afternoon, high 82, low 60

SUNDAY - Mostly sunny, high 82, low 61


PUBLIC AFFAIRS

Join us for Public Affairs this Sunday following the Noon Bond County Area News.  Tom’s guest this week is Ed Barsottie with the League of Illinois Bicyclists.  They’ll discuss biking safety and ways to avoid accidents with motor vehicles.  That’s Public Affairs following the New Bond County Area News here on WGEL.    


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