10-13-2009

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DR. WILL BOYD RUNS FOR U.S. SENATE

 

Greenville City Councilman Will Boyd has announced his candidacy to become the next U S Senator from Illinois. This year, Boyd was sworn in as the city's first African American City Councilman. Boyd, a teacher at Greenville College, is now in the initial phases of the election process. He is circulating election petitions and collecting signatures to place his name on the February 2nd Primary ballot. Boyd will be running as a Democrat and is seeking the Senate seat currently held by Roland Burris.

 


FORMER STATE TROOPER TRIAL SET FOR MARCH

 

According to information in the Belleville News-Democrat, March 22, 2010 has been set as the beginning date for the trial of former Illinois State Police trooper Matt Mitchell.  Mitchell, age 31, of Carlyle, faces two counts of alleged reckless homicide and two counts of alleged reckless driving in the November 2007 deaths of Jessica and Kelli Uhl and injuries to Kelly and Christine Marler.

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VISITOR RESTRICTIONS BECAUSE OF H1N1 AND SEASONAL FLU

 

St. Joseph Hospital in Breese has announced that due to an increasing number of patients admitted with the seasonal and H1N1 flues, they are implementing visitor restrictions. Children 14 years old or younger, or anyone displaying flu-like symptoms including fever and chills, sore throat, cough or runny nose, are asked not to visit patients at the hospital. To help slow and stop the spread of the seasonal and H1N1 flues, respiratory hygiene stations with hand alcohol gel, tissues and masks were installed at all St. Joseph Hospital and Healthplex entrances. Visitors are encouraged to take advantage of these supplies.


OBITUARIES

RAYMOND L. "CHICK" PATTON

 

Raymond L. "Chick" Patton, age 88, of Greenville, passed away Friday, October 9 at his home. Funeral services for 88 year-old Raymond "Chick" Patton will be Tuesday, at 11:00 a.m. at Young Funeral Home in Greenville. Burial will be in Sunnyside Cemetery with military honors by V.F.W. Post #1377. Visitation will be Monday, from 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. at Young Funeral Home in Greenville. Memorial contributions are suggested to the Lem Rhoades Foundation or the Bond County Humane Society.

 

MARTHA E. HUETER

 

Martha E. Hueter, age 77, of Greenville, passed away Thursday, October 8 at her home. Funeral services for 77 year-old Martha Hueter will be Thursday, at 11:00 a.m. at the Woburn Church of Christ. Burial will be in Brown Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday, from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. at Donnell-Wiegand Funeral Home in Greenville and Thursday, from 10:00 a.m. until time of service at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Bond Christian Service Camp.

 

DORIS R. BRANGER

 

Doris R. Branger, age 87, of Highland, passed away Friday, October 9 at Faith Care Center in Highland.  A funeral Mass for 87 year-old Doris Branger will be Wednesday, at 10:00 a.m. at St. Paul Catholic Church in Highland with burial in Highland City Cemetery.  Friends may call Tuesday, from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. at the Meridith Funeral Home in Highland.  Memorials are suggested to the Highland Animal Shelter or to Edwardsville Senior Center.


 

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