10-13-2008

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CAR ACCIDENT ON 127 SENDS FOUR TO HOSPITAL

 

According to the Greenville Police Department, an accident on Illinois Route 127 sent four people to the hospital.  Friday afternoon, Jackie Gill, of Salem, was southbound on Route 127 and got into the left turn lane to get onto I-70 East. He turned into the intersection and pulled out in front of Jodi Kieffer of Greenville.  Both cars collided and each received well over $500 in damages.  Bond County EMS took Gill, along with 2 passengers, to Greenville Regional Hospital with neck and back pain. Pocahontas EMS took Kieffer to Greenville Regional Hospital.


BOND COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT BID OPENING AND MEETING NOTICE

 

The Bond County Health Department will have a bid opening for construction of the new Health Department Building on Tuesday, October 14th, at 4:00 PM, followed by the Board meeting at 6:30. Both will be at the Health Department.

 

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GREENVILLE COLLEGE PRESIDENT SEARCH

 

Representatives of People Management, the company currently searching for a new President for Greenville College, met with a group of local business leaders Thursday. People Management was the same company that recommended Jim Mannoia when he was hired as President almost 10 years ago. Mannoia recently retired and People Management is in the process of finding the College's next leader. They told the group their agenda of search and reference checks should take several months and they hope to complete the process by next Spring.

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KASKASKIA COLLEGE WELCOMES DISTINGUISHED LECTURER

 

George Norwood, Chief of the Criminal Division for the United States Attorney's Office for Southern Illinois, will be the distinguished lecturer at Kaskaskia College, Tuesday, October 21st, at 7:00 PM, in the KC Student Center.  Norwood will speak on "The Value of Public Service."  The lecture event is free and open to the public with a reception following in the Student Center.  For more information, call 545-3022.

 

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SHOAL CREEK FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT RECEIVES GRANT

 

The Shoal Creek Fire Protection District recently received a $640.00 fire prevention grant from FM Global, a leading property insurer.  The grant was used to purchase the Rainbow Valley Fire Department, Fire Education Series.  These materials will assist with fire prevention activities in the community to educate and help reduce the number of fires. 


UPCOMING GREENVILLE CITY COUNCIL MEETING

 

If you're wondering what will happen if the liquor referendum passes, that information will be discussed at the next Greenville City Council Meeting. Mayor Alan Gaffner told us that questions concerning the liquor referendum will be addressed at the next Greenville City Council Meeting, Tuesday, October 14th at 7:00 PM.


POCAHONTAS MAN SENTENCED

 

26 year-old Carl Patefield, of Highland, formerly of Pocahontas, was charged with two counts of alleged Domestic Battery on an enhanced offense.  He allegedly grabbed a woman around her neck and struck her in the lower back with a metal rod. He was also charged with criminal damage over $300.  Patefield has been sentenced in Bond County Court to 180 days in jail and 30 months probation. 

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SPORTS

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL

 

The Greenville High School Comets Football Team extended their unbeaten winning streak to 7. The Comets held on for a 16 - 6 Homecoming win over Staunton at Staunton Friday night. The Comets also captured the South Central East Conference Championship for the second year in a row. They next play at Litchfield this Friday night. Listen to the game right here on WGEL.

 

HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL

 

The Lady Comets volleyball team lost to Hillsboro late last week.  The Lady Comets now have a record of 11-9 and 3-5 in conference play. 

 

HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS TENNIS

 

Greenville Lady Comets at Salem

 

HIGH SCHOOL BOYS SOCCER

 

Greenville Comets in IHSA Regional


OBITUARIES

VIVIAN WOODWARD HUGHES

 

95 year-old Vivian Woodward Hughes, of Greenville, formerly of Ferguson, MO, passed away Friday, October 10th at Fair Oaks.  Funeral services for Vivian Woodward Hughes will be on Monday, October 13th at Donnell Wiegand Funeral Home. Interment will be in the Woodward lot in Mt. Moriah Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Donnell Wiegand Funeral Home in Greenville from 11:00 AM Monday until service time. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.


 

THE WGEL SECRET WORD IS GIVEN MONDAY THRU FRIDAY IN THE 11AM, NOON, 1 & 2PM HOURS. WRITE IT DOWN AND WHEN WE CALL, YOU COULD WIN $50.

 

 

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