7-16-2008



HAPPY ENDING TO MISSING MAN STORY

 

Yesterday, the Madison County Sheriff’s department reported a missing person, Charles Hatton, age 70, of Godfrey.  His family said that Hatton had gotten into his car around 10pm Monday night, and started driving to an unknown location.  Around 5:30 Tuesday evening Hatton and the vehicle were both found near Hamel.  Hatton was alert and physically unharmed.  The family was notified and a potentially tragic story has a happy ending.   


KINGSBURY PARK DISTRICT MEETING

 

July's Kingsbury Park District meeting started off with much talk about the 4th of July fireworks. The spectators donated a total of $814 with over 1000 people attending from many communities. It was noted that the Gordon Hediger family donated the special portion of the fireworks.

 

President Dave Barbey signed off on all of the paperwork concerning the funds coming from the government to be used for the skateboard park and the paperwork is on the way to the comptroller. The park district is expecting the funds with in 60 days.

 

A representative from Luallen, Cearlock and Barth/LTD went over the 2007 Financial Statement. In light of the banking industry having some problems, the representative stated that all of the funds for the Park District were within the requirements for the FDIC insurance.

 

The pool will be hosting special movie nights on Wednesday and Saturday nights, starting on Wednesday, July16th. Contact the park district for a full schedule.


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2008 RAIN RECORD

 

Rainfall for the first 6months of 2008 has resulted in the wettest January to June since the 19th century. With 27.7 inches, which is 8.3 inches above normal, 2008 surpassed 1998 by ½ inch for wettest first 6 months since 1895. Also statewide June temperatures averaged 73 degrees, which is 1 degree above normal.

 

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ONLINE SCAM COSTS LOCAL MAN

 

Greenville police are investigating a case of fraud that resulted in the loss of 13 thousand 700 dollars for a Grantfork man The victim wired the money to someone he was trying to buy a 1994 Hummer from, on line. The vehicle was advertised on Auto Trader and the seller asked the buyer to complete the transaction through E-bay. The money was wired directly to an account of the seller. So far no Hummer.

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OBITUARIES

JAN SCHUTTE

 

Jan Schutte, age 60 of southwest of Greenville, passed away Tuesday at Missouri Baptist Hospital.  Funeral arrangements are pending at the Donnell-Wiegand Funeral Home in Greenville. 


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