5-05-2009

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SINGLE CAR ACCIDENT ON I-70 WITH ONE FATALITY

 

Illinois State Police responded Saturday evening at 5:25 to the scene of a single-car accident at exit 24 on I-70, at Rt. 143.  Marine Firemen and Highland EMS also responded.  According to information from the Illinois State Police, Janice Bryant, age 62, of Marine, Illinois was westbound on Interstate 70 when her car ran off the road, went down an embankment and struck a tree.  Bryant was found inside the car, non-responsive and without a pulse.  Highland EMS transported her to St. Joseph's Hospital in Highland where she was pronounced dead.  Bryant had a history of a medical condition, which might have caused the accident. 


BOND COUNTY BOARD TO MEET TUESDAY

 

The Bond County Board will meet Tuesday morning at the courthouse.  The board will review several road projects presented by Highway Engineer Mike McCormick.  These include work on Pigeon and Trix Avenues and a bridge contract in Central Township.  There will also be a progress update on the search for a recycling coordinator.  Tune to WGEL Radio for full post-meeting coverage of the Bond County Board. 

 


GREENVILLE WOMAN FACES SIX FELONY CHARGES

 

A Greenville woman faces six felony charges in Bond County Court.  It is alleged that 21 year-old Emily Schwendemann wrote over $3,000 in forged checks to herself from a bank account of another local resident.  Schwendemann faces six Class 3 Felony counts of alleged forgery.  Schwendemann’s first court appearance is scheduled for June 8. 


SINGLE CAR ACCIDENT CAUSES POWER OUTAGE

 

A single-car accident, early Saturday morning, caused a power outage in Greenville.  According to Greenville Police, 28 year-old Mathew T. Kalmer, of Greenville, was travling southbound on Elm Street when he struck a power line pole, breaking the pole.  Kalmer received tickets for allegedly leaving the scene of an accident, faluire to reduce speed and having no valid insurance.      


GREENVILLE REGIONAL HOSPITAL TO HOST DEMENTIA PROGRAM

 

Greenville Regional Hospital will sponsor a "Lunch and Learn" program on the Diagnosis and Treatment of Dementia in the Family Practice Setting.  The presentation will be Wednesday, May 20, at 12:15 PM, in the Community Room at the hospital.  The featured speaker is Dr. Tom Ala.  A light lunch will be served and there is no charge to attend.  Reservations are required by May 11.  To reserve your seat, call Julie Womack at 664-1230, ext. 3732.






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