09-16-2008

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SLAIN SOLDIERS MEMORIAL EXHIBIT

 

Kaskaskia College Vandalia Campus announced that a Soldier Memorial Exhibit will be on display at the campus, now until this Friday.  The memorial exhibition is a series of hand-drawn portraits of more than 180 Illinois men and women who have died in service to our country since September 11, 2001.  The Portrait of a Soldier Memorial is a moving tribute to men and women who have given their last full measure of devotion to our democracy.  The exhibit has been viewed by thousands of people in more than 35 cities, throughout Illinois. 


MADISON COUNTY FEDERAL GRANT FOR EMERGENCY OPERATIONS CENTER

 

Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich has announced that Madison county will receive a federal grant worth $187,666 for renovations of the county's emergency operations center. Emergency operations centers serve as decision-making and coordination hubs during emergencies. They gather information on disasters and help maximize delivery of emergency assistance.

 


KASKASKIA COLLEGE ENROLLMENTS CONTINUE TO RISE

 

Kaskaskia College student enrollment continues to rise.  The college serves more than 11,000 students annually, with approximately 5,000 students attending the main campus and the remaining 6,000 being served on-line or at one of the off-campus sites including the new Vandalia Campus and four Education Centers located in Greenville, Nashville, Salem, and Trenton.  Vice President of Student Services Sedgwick Harris, said current numbers indicate that 2008-2009 will result in yet another enrollment record.  KC President Dr. Jim Underwood credits the faculty and staff for providing quality educational programs and services, and the board of trustees for their vision and leadership in making KC a world class institution, as major reasons for the increase in enrollment.


WELLNESS LINK OFFERING WOMEN'S SUPPORT GROUP

 

The Wellness Link, an affiliated service of Greenville Regional Hospital, will host a therapeutic support for women, every other Monday night beginning Sept 22nd through December 1st. Topics covered will include stress management, relationship building, depression management and therapeutic crafts. The public is invited to attend. The sessions will be billed to the attendee's insurance provider. The meetings will be held on the Greenville Regional Campus at the Wellness Link from 5:00 to 6:30 PM. For more information, or to sign up, call the Wellness Link.




SPORTS

HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL

 

Greenville Lady Comets at Vandalia

 

HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL

 

Mulberry Grove Aces host Ramsey

 

JUNIOR HIGH BOYS BASEBALL

 

Greenville Bluejays at Highland St. Paul

 

HIGH SCHOOL BOYS GOLF

 

Greenville Comets host Staunton and Litchfield

 

HIGH SCHOOL BOYS SOCCER

 

Greenville Comets vs. Gillespie, played at Mt. Olive

 

HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS GOLF

 

Greenville Lady Comets at Breese


OBITUARIES

Mary Jordan 

 

86 year-old  Mary Jordan, of Panama, passed away on Sunday at Hillsboro Area Hospital.  Funeral services for Mary Jordan will be held Thursday, September 18th at 11:00 AM, at the Perfetti Funeral Home in Panama.  Interment will follow at Union Cemetery in Panama.  Friends may call on Thursday, one hour prior to the service time, at the funeral home.


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