6-16-2009

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MULBERRY GROVE BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETS

 

The Mulberry Grove Unit 1 Board of Education met recently.  This was the final meeting for Superintendent Greg Irwin who will be assuming the role of Superintendent in the Georgetown Ridge Farm District in Georgetown, Illinois.  Michael Gauch assumes duties of Superintendent of the Mulberry Grove District on July 1.

 

A request was received from a guest concerning the starting of a cross-country running program at Mulberry Grove.  Representatives of Johnson Controls, Inc., of Springfield, Illinois, spoke to the board about a proposed performance contract opportunity.

 

Principals Bauer and Hartlieb reported activities in their respective buildings including highlights of teachers' inservice activities and student events for May. 

 

Following a closed session, the board approved student handbook changes, the renewal of services with the SchoolReach and Go Solutions Programs, the Mid State Bond/Fayette Region Joint Agreement, and the board meeting calendar, all for school year 2009-2010.

 

The next meeting will be Monday, July 20, at 7:00 PM in the District Media Center.

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BOND COUNTY BOARD TO MEET TUESDAY NIGHT

 

The Bond County Board will meet Tuesday night at the courthouse at 7:30 PM.  The board will consider approving a liquor liscense for the Lake Stop, and receive the sheriff’s semi-annual report coving the last month of 2008 and the first five months of 2009, along with the Circuit Clerk’s semi-annual report for the same time frame.  Tune in to WGEL Radio for full post-meeting coverage. 


MOBILE HOME FIRE IN PIERRON

 

The Highland-Pierron Fire Department was called early Saturday morning to a kitchen fire in a mobile home at 73 Country Lane West. According to fire chief Steve Plocher, the fire was quickly put out, but there are thousands of dollars of fire, smoke and water damage. At this time, it is determined that an unattended pot on the stove started the fire. Firemen were on the scene for approximately one hour.


CONSERVATION POLICE APPLICANTS SOUGHT

 

The Illinois Department of Natural Resources is seeking applicants for the position of Conservation Police Officer Trainee.  Applicants may go to the IDNR website to fill out an application form.  Testing is scheduled for the weeks of June 15-18 and June 22-25 through the Illinois Department of Central Management Services.  For more information, call 217-785-8407.


FINANCIAL AID WORKSHOP IN CENTRALIA

 

The Kaskaskia College Financial Aid Office is hosting a Financial Aid Workshop, Tuesday, June 30, from 2:00 - 6:00 PM at the Workforce Center, located at 325 South Poplar Street in Centralia.  Students requiring assistance with financial aid forms should bring their driver's license, social security number, 2008 Federal income tax records, current bank statements, and other business and investment records.  For more information, call 618-545-3080.


GOING, GOING, GONE TO THE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

 

Andrew McDowell, of Vandalia, competed in the World Livestock Auctioneers contest, Saturday, June 13, at Fergus Falls Livestock Market at Fergus Falls, Minnesota.  Representing Greenville Livestock Association, Andrew was one of 33 contestants from across the United States and Canada. For more information, call 664-1432.







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