6-12-2008

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FATAL ACCIDENT WITH PEDESTRIAN

 

At 11P.M. Tuesday night Greenville police got a call about an accident on route 40 near Carlisle Syntec. The Bond County Sheriff's department also responded to the scene and later the Illinois State Police took over the investigation. The Victim, 40 year-old Orville Dean Burris of Greenville, was taken to Greenville Regional Hospital where Bond County Coroner Alan Young pronounced him dead. The driver of the vehicle was located and State police say no alcohol was involved and no charges are anticipated.  The driver stated they were unaware it was a person that was struck.  Prior to the accident Greenville police said a caller told them he just missed hitting someone near the location of the accident.

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JANUARY-MAY THIRD WETTEST IN OVER 100 YEARS

 

For the fifth time this year, the monthly statewide precipitation has been above average, resulting in the third wettest January-May since 1895.  Statewide, May precipitation was 5.8 inches, 1.5 inches above average.  The January-May 2008 total is 22.2 inches, 7 inches above average.  Only 1898 and 1927 were wetter with 23.1 and 22.4 inches respectively. 


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RESULTS FROM YOUTH FISHING DERBY

 

The Annual Bond County Fishing Derby was held Saturday, June 6th at Patriot's Park in Greenville.  A total of 77 youth participated in the event. Awards were given to overall specie and interval winners.

 

Timmy Korhman won the contest with a 10 ½ inch bluegill. Other award winners included Jacob tally, Tanner Kinkel, Brennan Woker, Christian Sauerwein, Trista Kinkel, Krysten Davis and Shay Moore.

 

The Fishing Derby was sponsored by the Kingsbury Park District, in conjunction with IDNR and the U of I Extension.


LEM RHODES BOARD TO MEET

 

The Lem Rhodes Cancer Foundation Board of Directors will meet at noon Thursday, June 19th, in the Greenville Regional Hospital Administration and Boardroom. The foundation is a community effort to support residents of Bond County who are battling cancer.  To apply for assistance or to make a contribution, contact Greenville Regional Hospital.


 

OBITUARIES

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