AGRICULTURE SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE TO HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS
State Treasurer Alexi Giannoulias will award ten $2,500 scholarships to deserving high school seniors who plan to pursue a career in agriculture at an Illinois-based college or university. Interested students must submit an application postmarked on or before May 14, 2009. For information on qualifications, requirements, and where to get application forms, call 217-557-6436.
COMETS BLOW OUT PIASA ON SENIOR NIGHT
The great season for the Greenville High School Boys basketball Comets continues. Saturday night was senior night, and the Comets hosted Piasa Southwestern. Greenville got out to a quick 16 point lead in the first quarter, and by the end of the 3rd quarter held a 31 point lead. After that they coasted to an easy 71-53 victory. The Comets improved to an astonishing 23-4 for the season and next play at Breese Central Friday Feb. 20th. Listen to the game live on WGEL Radio 101.7FM.
JUNIOR C. HAMANN
Junior C. Hamann, age 79, of Alhambra, formerly of Mt. Olive, passed away Saturday, February 14, at Hitz Memorial Home in Alhambra. Funeral services for Junior Hamann will be Tuesday at 10:00 AM, at the Dauderman Mortuary in Alhambra. Burial will be in Salem Cemetery. Friends may call today from 4:00 - 8:00 PM and Tuesday from 8:00 - 10:00 AM, at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to Shriner's Hospital for Children.
IRENE E. MARQUIS
Irene E. Marquis, age 86, of Highland, passed away Saturday, February 14, at Saint Joseph Hospital in Highland. Funeral services for Irene Marquis will be Wednesday, at 10:00 AM, at the Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland. Burial will be in Highland City Cemetery. Friends may call Wednesday from 9:00 - 10:00 AM at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to Faith Countryside Homes.
ANDREW W. "ANDY" GROWE
Andrew W. "Andy" Growe, age 60, of Highland, passed away Sunday, February 15, at Highland Health Care Center. Funeral services for Andrew Growe will be Friday, at 11:00 AM, at the Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland. Friends may call Friday from 9:00 AM until service time at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to Hospice of Southern Illinois.
EILEEN M MCDONALD
Eileen M McDonald age 87 of Greenville passed away Thursday Feb 12th at Helia Healthcare. Funeral services for Eileen McDonald will be Tuesday Feb 17th at 11am at Young Funeral Home in Greenville. Burial will be in Mount Auburn Cemetery. The family will receive friends Monday from 6-8PM at the funeral home. Memorial contributions are suggested to the Bond County Hospice.
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