5-21-2008

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WORK STARTS AT LOVES

 

 

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The sign on route 127 says coming soon, and they are one step closer to building Loves Travel Stop.  Ground has been broken and crews have been working to level the land where Loves Travel Stop will be built on the southern edge of Greenville.  This will be Loves' sixth location in Illinois and its first on I-70 in Illinois. 

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BOND COUNTY 4-H CLUB GRANTS

 

Two local Bond County 4-H clubs recently received $250 grants. The Showstring 4-H club and the Liberty 4-H club each received $250 for community improvements. The Showstring club made improvements and repairs to the 4-H building at the Bond County Fairgrounds and the Liberty club landscaped and made improvements to the Mulberry Grove Fire Department.

 

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BOND COUNTY COMMUNTY UNIT SCHOOL DISTRICT #2 BOARD MEETING

 

The Bond County Community Unit School District #2 Board of Education met Monday night in the unit conference room. The district received a $54,000 grant to improve the mentoring program, named "Teachers Together Equals Excellence in  Education," to pay for and support new teachers in the district. The Greenville High School prom and post-prom were great successes this year. The district library report showed that almost $6,ooo was raised, with many books donated to the district libraries. A vote was passed to increase funding for Title I students at the Pocahontas Center. According to Assistant Principal Jeff Strieker all the information and calculations for the budget have not been made. Final budget information should be available at the next meeting on June 22.


FAYETTE COUNTY ELECTRONIC RECYCLING

 

The Fayette County Soil & Water District and the Fayette County U of I Extension office have scheduled electronic recycling for Fayette County residents, Wednesday, June 10 through Saturday, June 13, for anything that is electrical or battery operated. Items can be brought to the parking lot on the north side of Givens Meat Market at the corner of Gallatin and Third Street. You can bring your items from 1:00 - 6:00 PM Wednesday through Friday and 9:00 AM until noon on Saturday. There may be a fee to recycle some items. For a list of things that will be accepted or for more information call 618 283-1095, extension 3.

 


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GREENVILLE FIRE DEPARTMENT CALLED TO DEWEY STREET

 

Greenville Firemen were called to the 600 block of Dewey Street late Wednesday morning.  There was no fire. Spray paint was the cause of the alarm.  Firemen were on the scene for 15 minutes. 

      

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RECYCLING ASSOCIATION STARTING IN BOND COUNTY

 

A new association is starting in Bond County.The Bond County Recycling Association will have its first meeting Tuesday evening, May 26.  WGEL spoke with Rebekah Klitzke about the association. She said that the association is an off-shoot of the Recycling Committee that was started last year. They will help the Bond County Board with grant writing and program enhancements to expand recycling efforts. The meeting starts at 7:30 PM at the Bond County Courthouse and will feature a short film. The meeting is open to everyone interested in furthering recycling in Bond County.


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