ILLINOIS HUNTERS HARVEST MORE THAN 105 THOUSAND DEER
Hunters in Illinois harvested a preliminary total of 105,595, deer during the seven-day firearm deer hunting season, November 21-23 and December 4-7. Totals for Bond County show 913 deer for 2008, more than 200 less than the 1165 taken in 2007. Totals for neighboring counties were down as well. In Clinton County, 873 deer were harvested in 2008, compared to 1051 in 2007, Fayette County numbers for this year were 2109, more than a hundred less than last year, and Madison County hunters totaled 922 deer this year, compared to 1273 in 2007. The total number of deer harvested in 2008 in Illinois is more than eleven thousand less than in 2007.
ACCELERATED READER PROGRAM RECOGNIZES STUDENTS AT POCAHONTAS CENTER
The Accelerated Reader Program continues to promote learning and reading among students at the Pocahontas Center. Students read books and take tests to reach higher point clubs. Bradley Kalous is in the 250-point club, Ashley Moore, Kaeden Mollett, Kylea Walker, Alyssa Moore, and Connor Kutz are members of the 200-point club, and Will Jones has attained 150-point club status.
GREENVILLE SOCCER PLAYERS HONORED
Two players from the Greenville College 2008 Soccer Team were honored by being named to the 2008 NCAA Division III All-South Central Region Team. David Dunlop who lead the team with 16 goals and 44 points, was named third team All-South Central Region while Brian Limbaugh, who had 6 goals and 21 points, was named to the Second Team All-South Central Region. Limbaugh was also named the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SLIAC) Player of the Year. Greenville College was the 2008 SLIAC Tournament Champion.