911 BOARD GREETS NEW EMPLOYEE
The 911 Board met Thursday morning at the Bond County Courthouse. The board greeted Kelly Lar, the new administrative assistant to 911 Coordinator Alan Davis. The board also received the 911 part of the county audit. No issues were found by the auditor, relating to 911. Over $500 in repairs were necessary to fix the lightning damage caused last month. A state grant has been approved for $15,000 to improve security around the 911 communications center. This will allow for the purchase of cameras and other security equipment at no cost to the county or 911. The next 911 board meeting will be October 9th, at 9:00 AM, at the courthouse.
GREENVILLE HOSPITAL AWAKE
Greenville Regional Hospital's Sleep Disorders Center will present an AWAKE presentation Wednesday, Sept. 24th, in the hospital's community room. AWAKE, which stands for Alert, Well and Keeping Energy, is designed for individuals with sleep disorders. The presentation will discuss signs, symptoms and treatment options. The most common sleep disorder is sleep apnea. Symptoms can include snoring, a choking sensation when sleeping, a pause in breathing and always feeling tired. These AWAKE meetings are held quarterly. Admission is free, reservations are not required and refreshments will be served.
HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL
The Greenville Comets remained undefeated with a 14-7 win over Vandalia on Friday. The Comets are now 4-0 on the season. The Comets Junior Varsity team will play at Vandalia.
JUNIOR HIGH SOFTBALL
The Mulberry Grove Junior High School Lady Eagles are on their way to the state championship tournament. Saturday afternoon they won their Sectional with an 8 to 7 victory over Edinburg. The Lady Eagles will play Springfield Christ the King at 2:30pm at champion fields in Normal, Friday the 26th.
JUNIOR HIGH BASEBALL
Saturday the Greenville Junior High Bluejays baseball team defeated the number one seed Alton 6 to 5 in the regional tournament. Staunton beat Cahokia and Greenville will play Staunton for the Regional Championship at 4:30 today in Greenville.
HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL
The Lady Comets varsity team beat Pana on Thursday and improved their overall record to 6-3, the JV team lost to Pana in three games.
Mulberry Grove Lady Aces host Patoka
HIGH SCHOOL BOYS GOLF
Greenville Comets at Litchfield
HIGH SCHOOL BOYS SOCCER
Greenville Comets at Litchfield
HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS GOLF
Greenville Lady Comets host East Alton Wood River and Pana
HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS TENNIS
Greenville Lady Comets host Vandalia
JUNIOR COMETS FOOTBALL
The Junior Comets football team beat Pana on Saturday, the score was 7-6.
58 year-old William "Bill" Knebel, of Pocahontas, passed away on Thursday, September 18th, at St. Joseph's Hospital in Highland. Funeral Arrangements are pending at the Spengel Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland.
HELEN ROYER UPTON
95 yr old Helen Royer Upton of Greenville passed away Saturday Sept. 20th in Henderson KY. Funeral services for Helen Royer Upton will be noon Tuesday Sept. 22nd at Donnell-Wiegand Funeral Home in Greenville. Interment will be in Mt. Auburn Cemetery. Visitation is Monday from 4:00PM untill 8:00PM at Donnell-Wiegand Funeral Home.
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