5-08-2008

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MORE DETIALS FROM THE BOND COUNTY BOARD MEETING

 

During the most recent Bond County Board Meeting, the board decided on salaries for some for the county officials.  It was decided that the position of circuit clerk will receive a $1,200 raise every year for the next four years, and the county coroner will receive an additional $200 per year for the next three years.  The board also voted to even out the pay each board member receives to $6,570 dollars per year.  The chairperson's salary will stay the same at $7,470.  All votes on pay schedules and raises were unanimous. 

 

The board also approved the liquor license for Tundren Inc.  Bond County Board Chairperson Jill Franks said the recycling committee held it's first meeting recently and a lot of good ideas were brought up.  Franks said the committee has plans to meet at the courthouse on the 4th Tuesday of each month.   

 


GERALD TURLEY AWARD RECEPTION

 

This year’s Gerald Turley Award reception is Thursday night at Mabry’s in Greenville.  This year’s honoree is Roger Riedemann.  The reception will start at 6:30 and is free to attend.  The Chamber of Commerce is asking those that can, to make a donation to help offset the cost of the event. 


NORMA GOLDSMITH MEMORIAL DEDICATED

 

The Bond County Historical Society will hold a ceremony on Saturday, May 17th, at 11:30 am, to dedicate a memorial to Norma Goldsmith. The ceremony will be at the Hoiles-Davis Museum at Fourth and Winter Streets in Greenville and everyone is invited. 

 


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SHERRIF'S REPORT FOR MARCH

 

The sheriff's crime and accident report for March was approved at the last Bond County Board meeting.  According to the report, criminal damage to property reports are down from last year, while residential burglaries are slightly higher.  Reports of domestic disturbances and domestic battery are dramatically down from a combined 50 in 2007 to only 24 in 2008.  Vehicle accidents are higher this year and 830 speeding tickets have been written during the first three months of 2008.  The vast majority of those tickets came from the I-70 Patrol. 


GREENVILLE COLLEGE RECITAL

 

The Greenville College Music Department is offering a faculty recital by the Faculty Jazz-Rock Ensemble on Thursday, May 8th, at 7PM, in the Wilson Auditorium.  The recital will feature works in the genres of Swing, Jazz, Latin, and Rock. The performing artists include George Casa, artist in residence and music director for the Miami Sound Machine. Also Tom Stampfli, Bill Archibald, Luke DeJaynes, and Ken Kessler.  The concert is free of charge and open to the public


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