4-7-2008

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SHERRIF'S REPORT FOR FEB. 2008

 

The Bond County Sheriff's department released its report for the month of February, recently.  Crime statistics for Bond County are up in some categories and down in others.  So far in the first two months of 2008, the sheriff's department has worked 16 criminal damage to property incidents, which is the exact number for the first two months of 2007.  Accidents in the county are way down, from 64 in 2007 to 28 in 2008.  Speeding tickets have also seen a decline, from 604 in 07 to 472 in 08.  The vast majority of these tickets are written by the I-70 patrol.  Domestic Disturbance cases have also seen a drastic drop off from 30 to 14.  Minor thefts of less than 300 dollars have seen a slight increase from 5 during January and Feb. of 2007, to 9 in the first two months of 2008.


ANOTHER RESIDENTIAL BURGLARY IN MULBERRY GROVE

 

Another burglary was reported Thursday to the Bond County Sheriff's Department.  This time a residence on Maple Street in Mulberry Grove was reportedly entered.  This is the second report of a residential burglary in Mulberry Grove in as many days.  The Bond County Sheriff's Department is investigating the report which was received at 12:53 PM Thursday.

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GREENVILLE FFA BANQUET

 

At the Greenville FFA banquet last week, Chapter Scholarships went to Bryan Davidson, Josh Tebbe, Amy Schaufelberger and Kayla Hagler, and Bryan Davidson was honored with for having the highest Senior Grade Point Average. Tannor Spittler, the State FFA Reporter from Kansas, was the Keynote speaker and Karen File, Ag Literacy Coordinator, gave a report on the Ag Book Barn currently being built.

 

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STATE AND FEDERAL TEAMS TO DOCUMENT FLOOD DAMAGE IN SOUTHERN ILLINOIS

 

Following heavy rains on March 20th, Governor Blagojevich declared 19 southern Illinois counties state disaster areas.  Teams from the Illinois Emergency Management Agency, Federal Emergency Management Agency and the U.S. Small Business Administration were scheduled to be in southern Illinois last Wednesday to view flood-damaged homes and businesses.  These teams will be assessing damage to determine whether it is beyond the capability of local and state governments to aid in recovery.  Assessments could be used to support a state request for federal assistance. 

 

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TWO MORE DOCTORS JOIN OUTPATIENT CLINIC AT GREENVILLE REGIONAL

 

Greenville Regional Hospital has announced another new addition to their Outpatient Specialty Clinic. Endocrinologists Smita Gupta, M.D. and Suzan Gharaibeh, M.D. will begin seeing patients on the second Thursday of each month, at the hospital, beginning April 7th. Each are specially trained to manage and treat orders of the endocrine system.  Common diseases of the endocrine system include diabetes mellitus, thyroid disease and obesity.

 

The two are joining several other physicians providing special services at the Greenville Regional Hospital Outpatient Specialty Clinic. For appointments call 618-664-1230 ext. 3090.


EX-TREASURER EMPLOYEE CAUGHT STEALING STATE FUNDS

 

Debra Kirby, 53, of Taylorville, a former employee of the Illinois State Treasurer's Office, was indicted last week by a federal grand jury in Springfield, on felony charges of wire fraud and money laundering.  State Treasurer Alexi Giannoulias' office recently discovered evidence of wrongdoing and launched an internal investigation. 

 

In October 2005, Kirby allegedly, illegally transferred $750,000 in state money, to a personal bank account.  According to federal authorities, Kirby allegedly spent more than $250,000 of the stolen money for personal gain.  "Illegal behavior will not be tolerated in this office." said Giannoulias.  If convicted, Kirby faces up to 30 years in prison.


MULBERRY GROVE SCHOOL BOARD MEETS IN SPECIAL SESSION

 

The Mulberry Grove Board of Education will have a special Board Study Session on Tuesday, April 8th, at 8:00 PM, in the District Media Center.  The agenda will include a presentation of Tentative District Goals and Superintendent Goals for 2008-2009 and a closed session to discuss personnel and negotiations.

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MONDAY SPORTS

HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL

 

The Comets will play Mater Dei at Home

 

The Mulberry Grove Aces will play host to Patoka

 

HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL

 

The Lady Comets will host Centralia

 


OBITUARIES

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