04-17-2009

 




PARTICIPANTS UP FROM LAST YEAR

 

The Greenville Regional Health Fair was a success with 3,556 blood tests performed.  This number is up from last year's event. 

 

Individuals who had blood tests performed at the Health Fair can expect to see their results in the mail soon.  All results will be mailed this week.

 

Participants with questions about their test results are urged to contact their personal physician or call Greenville Regional Hospital.

 

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KINGSBURY PARK DISTRICT GETS CLOSER TO SKATE PARK

 

April’s Kingsbury Park meeting was held recently. Jerry Sauerwein reported that the date for the baseball draft is scheduled for April 22. Sauerwein also thought the Rec brochure should be ready within the next couple weeks.

 

American Ramp Co. was present to ask for a chance to submitt a new proposal for the Park District needs for the skateboard park. Dave Barbie suggested that they get a proposal to Jerry Sauerwein no later than Thursday and a special meeting will be called on Monday, April 20, to make a final decision on who will be awarded the contract for the skateboard park.

GREENVILLE MAN IN JAIL FOR ALLEGED DAMAGE TO POLICE CAR

 

A Greenville man is being held at the Bond County Jail on alleged felony charges.  25 year-old Nathan Leidner was arrested by Greenville Police Sunday evening and charged with allegedly resisting a police officer and battery, for allegedly hitting a female in the face with his fist. Leidner is also charged with criminal damage to government supported property when he allegedly kicked and damaged the window in a police car.  Bond was set at $100,000.  A preliminary hearing is set for May 7.


RAISING FUNDS FOR AUTISTIC CHILD

 

Local residents are raising money to help secure an autistic service dog for Corey Compton, a Coffeen Elementary School student with autism.  Mark Fenske is in charge of the baseball events at the fundraiser and told us about other activities that are planned.  There will be a yard sale and a bake sale along with games for the kids.  A booth for face painting is planned and there will be a giant slide and jumping castle.  A pitching machine will be set up and softball and baseball games will be going on all day.  Food will also be available.  The benefit is scheduled for Saturday, April 18, at the Witt Lions Club.

 

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OBITUARIES

VIVIAN MAXINE HEMKEN

 

Vivian Maxine Hemken, age 86, of Walshville, passed away Tuesday, April 14, at Litchfield Healthcare Center.  Funeral services for 86 year-old Vivian Hemken will be Saturday, at 11:00 AM, at the Walshville Christian Church.  Burial will be in Sunnyside Cemetery in Sorento.  Friends may call Friday, from 6:00 - 8:00 PM, at the Perfetti Funeral Home in Sorento.

 

HERBERT “Herb” GILLER

 

49 year old Herbert ‘Herb’ Giller of Greenville passed away April 14th at his home.  Funeral service for 49 year-old Herb Giller will be Saturday at 2PM at County Line Family Church in Donnellson.  Friends may call one hour prior to service time at the Church.  The Hough (huff) Funeral Home in Hillsboro is in charge of arrangements.

 

FRANCIS A. DYSARZ, JR.

 

Francis A. Dysarz, Jr., age 84, of Highland, passed away Monday, April 13, at his home.  A memorial service for 84 year-old Francis Dysarz will be Saturday, at 11:00 AM, at the VFW Hall in Highland.  Burial will be at a later date.  There will be no visitation.  The Meridith Funeral Home in Highland is in charge of arrangements.

 

EDGAR B. KAPP

 

Edgar B. Kapp, age 90, of Highland, passed away Thursday, April 16, at Highland Health Care Center.  Funeral services for 90 year-old Edgar Kapp will be Saturday, at 10:00 AM, at Saint Paul Catholic Church in Highland.  Burial will be in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery.  Friends may call Friday, from 4:00 - 8:00 PM, and Saturday, from 8:00 - 9:30 AM, at the Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland. 


WEATHER

SATURDAY - 30% chance of thunder storms, high 65, low 53

SUNDAY - 80% chance of thunder storms, high 62, low 46


PUBLIC AFFAIRS

Join us this Sunday for Public Affairs.  We'll learn more about the non-profit organization, Children Home and Aid. Our guests this week are Holly Que and Tom Ruzika with more information on helping children in need. Your Public Affairs Program , this Sunday following your Bond County News at Noon on WGEL.


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