10-23-2008

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BOND COUNTY BOARD ANNOUNCES VACANCY ON HOUSING BOARD

 

The Bond County Board met Tuesday night.  Zoning Administrator George Shaw addressed the Board with two special use permit requests. One request was approved for a mobile home to be moved onto a property in Shoal Creek to be used temporarily.  A resident in Old Ripley Township wants to move a used mobile home onto a property. The Board approved the request, pending inspection.    

 

The September Sheriff’s report was approved.

 

The Board announced the vacancy on the Bond County Housing Authority Board. The vacancy will be discussed at the November Meeting.

The Holiday schedule was discussed and tabled until the next Bond County Board Meeting which will be Wednesday, November 4, at 10:00 AM, following a Board Budget meeting.

 

 


FREE HEALTH SCREENINGS SO YOU CAN "BE YOUR BEST"

 

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Greenville Regional Hospital, the Bond County University of Illinois Extension, the Bond County Health Department, and St. John's Hospital in Springfield are presenting an event called "Be Your Best."  The program will be Thursday, October 23rd in the Greenville First Christian Church Family Life Center from 6:00 - 8:00 PM.  The program includes free health screenings, a non-fasting cholesterol test, bone density test, and blood pressure checks.  Flu shots will be available for $20.00.  There is no fee but registration is required.  To register, call Pat King at the Bond County Health Department at 664-1442, ext. 134.

 


 

TODAY'S TECHNOLOGY ALLOWS A VIRTUAL SKATEPARK TOUR

 

October's Kingsbury Park District meeting was held this week, with discussion of work to be planned for the levee. A future hearing will be held for Truth and Taxation regarding the levee.

 

The Park District is working on an informational brochure for the Skateboard Park to be given out for Individual and Corporate Sponsors. The District is also working with today's technology by using a Playstation 2 program to help with the design. The program would provide a virtual tour, allowing skaters to try out the park, on the video game, before it is built.

 

Work is also being done to laser grade Jaycee 1 baseball field along with building new dugouts, reseeding the grass and reconditioning the field.

 

The board went into executive session to discuss personnel and pending litigation

 

 


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A SUCCESSFUL BOND COUNTY UNIT #2 ACADEMIC FOUNDATION DINNER

 

Tuesday night the Bond County Unit 2 Academic Foundation held it's 19th Annual Dinner at the First Christian Church in Greenville. 6th graders, along with Katie Schreiber and Will Schaufelberger, provided the before dinner piano music. After a great dinner, catered by Old School Smokers, Kim Lugge and a talented group of 2nd graders handled the after dinner entertainment. Foundation Director Lester Haunetiaux presented this year's Service Award to Janet McCracken and the Loyalty Award to Penny Slatton, representing Bradford Bank. Pat Potthast passed out the Foundation Grants that totaled over 15 thousand dollars for many equipment projects. It was another successful Academic Foundation dinner Tuesday night in Greenville.

 


SPORTS RESULTS

 

HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL

 

The Greenville Lady Comets Varsity and JV teams lost to Carlyle on Tuesday.  The Varsity Lady Comets record is 15-11 on the season and 5-5 in the conference. 


OBITUARIES

REBA WALL

 

Reba Wall, age 85, of Sorento, passed away Monday, October 20th, at Fair Oaks.  Funeral services for 85 year-old Reba Wall will be Friday at 11:00 AM, at the Perfetti Funeral Home in Sorento.  Burial will be at Sunnyside Cemetery in Sorento.  Friends may call Thursday from 6:00 -8:00 PM at the funeral home.

 


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