10-14-2009

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TWO REPORTED BURGLARIES AT AREA BUSINESSES

 

The Bond County Sheriff's Office is investigating a reported burglary at Allied Waste on Old National Trail.  Sometime over the weekend, someone entered the building through a locked door and took items from the business. A burglary at the Keyesport Road Lake Stop Inn was reported to the Sheriff's Office.  Sometime early Monday, entry to the building was gained through a locked door and items are missing.  The Sheriff's Department is investigating.


ATV ACCIDENT SENDS KEYESPORT MAN TO HOSPITAL

 

Bond County Deputies and Bond County EMS responded to an ATV accident at 12:34 Sunday morning, north of Keyesport.  Bobby Frey, age 25, of Keyesport, was transported to Greenville Regional Hospital treated and released.

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KEYESPORT VILLAGE BOARD MEETING

 

At the Keyesport Village Board meeting Monday night, an ordinance was passed to raise the amount due on all water bills. Due to the increase of water rates from Carlyle North, which supplies the village water, the board passed the ordinance to increase each water bill $1.70. This will not effect water usage.


POCAHONTAS VILLAGE BOARD SPECIAL MEETING

 

The Pocahontas Village Board met in special session Monday, October 12, to consider authorizing the donation of $6,000.00 to the Pocahontas Little League for improvement projects.  A motion to donate the money was passed unanimously. 


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ILLINOIS LAWMAKERS BACK FOR FALL SESSION

 

Illinois lawmakers are back in Springfield today for the start of the fall session.


DEER HUNTERS CAN HELP ILLINOIS' HUNGRY

 

Illinois deer hunters are helping hungry families by providing venison to food banks, food pantries and charitable organizations again this year through the Illinois Sportsmen Against Hunger program.  Hunters may donate whole deer for processing and distribution in local communities.  More than 106,000 pounds of venison were donated during the 2008 hunting season.  For more information about the program, call 217-785-5091.

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HIGHLAND DIETICIAN RECEIVES GRANT TO HELP HUNGRY

 

Cindy Hartman, a registered dietician at St. Joseph's Hospital in Highland, has been awarded a $1,000.00 "Go Grant" from the Quaker Oats Company, to help heighten awareness of hunger in the community.  Hartman's grant-winning proposal includes developing literature, identifying heart-healthy and diabetes-friendly foods, to be used when purchasing items for donation to local food pantries.  Hartman is one of 50 dieticians nationwide to receive such a grant.  She will be speaking to organizations about improving the nutritional value of food pantry donations.  To schedule a presentation or for more information, call 651-2744.


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