SHIMKUS SEEKING ART CONTEST ENTRIES
Congressman John Shimkus is seeking entries for the 2009 Congressional Art Competition, "An Artistic Discovery." The contest is open to high school students who live in or attend a school in the 19th District. The winning entry will be displayed in Washington DC and the winner will have the opportunity to go to Washington DC for a special ceremony. Friday, April 24 is the deadline for entries. Information is available at high schools, any of Shimkus' offices, or by calling 217-492-5090.
KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION AT GREENVILLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Children, who are five years old on or before September 1, 2009, are eligible for kindergarten enrollment. Greenville Elementary School will conduct kindergarten screening and pre-registration on Tuesday, March 24 and Thursday, March 26, from 3:30 - 7:00 PM. Parents should bring a birth certificate and immunization record. Call Shari at 664-3117 to schedule a screening time.
COMETS WIN REGIONAL
The Greenville Comets boys basketball team will advance to the sectional tournament in Vandalia. Friday night, the Comets won the Pana Regional Tournament with a victory over the tournament host Pana Panthers. Once again, the Comets are Regional Champions and will go on to play Staunton in the first round of the sectional tournament in Vandalia, Tuesday night.
MARY L WOKER
Mary L. Woker, age 80, of Greenville, formerly of Smithboro, passed away Saturday, February 28, at Greenville Regional Hospital. Funeral services for Mary Woker will be at 11:00 AM Tuesday, at the Donnell-Wiegand Funeral Home in Greenville. Burial will be in Mt. Auburn Cemetery. Friends may call today from 5:00 - 8:00 PM at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to the American Diabetes Association or the American Heart Association.
87 year-old Otto Arentsen of Trenton passed away Saturday at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Funeral Services for Otto Arentsen will be 10am Tuesday at St. Mary Catholic Church in Trenton. Internment will follow in St. Mary Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday from 4PM until 9PM and Tuesday from 8am until 9:45am at the Moss Funeral Home in Trenton.
WILLIAM F. "BILL" WILLEFORD
William F. "Bill" Willeford, age 84, of Greenville, passed away Saturday, February 28, at Lake Point Medical Center in Rowlett, Texas. Funeral arrangements for Bill Willeford are pending at the Young Funeral Home in Greenville.
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