SKATEPARK CONSTRUCTION IS UNDERWAY
If you’ve been to the city pool or the surrounding park, you’ve probably noticed the construction machinery and trailers. The construction is underway for the new KPD skatepark. According to Kingsbury Park District Director Jerry Saurwine, Tom Noble, from Who Skates, showed up on Monday, June 15 and despite the rain, he continued with site preparation. By Thursday, June 18 they were pouring concrete and should have half of the bowl done before the end of the day. Jerry added, that if the weather cooperates, construction should stay on schedule and be done by July 4, with skating on July 5.
SUMMER BLAST "CRUSE IN"
On June 20, the Greenville Business and Professional Association along with Main Street Association, present this years, Summer Blast "Cruise In", on the square in Greenville. The event will be from 10:00 AM until 4:00 PM with classic cars, modern cars or whatever people have that they want to show. There will also a "Guitar Hero" contest at the Globe Theater, vendors, food and refreshments. There will be a Hula-Hoop competition, and more fun for the whole family.
TWO KEYESPORT MEN CHARGED WITH HOME INVASION
Two Keyesport men have been charged with home invasion with intent to cause injury. According to Clinton County Court files, Jeremy Boaz, age 26 and Mathew Campbell, age 35, allegedly broke into a Keyesport residence on Republican Street, early Saturday morning June 13th and attacked the victim with their fists and a shovel. The Clinton County Sheriff's Department received a call at 5:51 AM regarding the home invasion. According to Clinton County Sheriff Mike Kreke, the two suspects and the victim had been drinking at a local establishment and when the victim left, the two suspects allegedly followed the victim to his home, broke down the door and started the assault.
The two suspects were quickly apprehended and the victim refused medical treatment. Campbell and Boaz have each been charged with a class X felony of alleged home invasion with intent to cause injury and are being held on $50,000 bond each. Campbell has a preliminary hearing set for Wednesday, July 1 and has requested a jury trial. Boaz has a court date scheduled to enter his plea.
UNIT 2 BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING
The Bond County Unit 2 Board of Education is scheduled to meet Monday, June 22 at 7:00 PM in the unit office conference room. Items on the agenda include approval of handbook revisions, board police action, a Mid-State resolution and a closed session.