11-16-2009

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COMETS ARE IN THE FINAL FOUR

 

The game time has been announced for the Comets final four contest against Tolono. The game will be Saturday, at 2:00 p.m. at Greenville.  The Comets football team broke open a close game against the Pana Panthers Saturday afternoon, with a big second half. The Comets beat the Panthers 35-21, at Don Stout field. This is the second time this year that the Comets defeated the Panthers, who ended the season with an 8-4 record. The Comets are still undefeated with a 12-0 record and next will host 12-0 Tolono Unity in the final four, Saturday at 2:00 p.m. Tolono Unity defeated Nashville 34-21 Saturday.  Tolono is ranked third in the southern bracket and the Comets are ranked first.  Advance tickets will go on sale Wednesday, at noon and will be on sale Thursday as well, at the high school office.  And don’t forget your GO COMETS posters. They are free at WGEL studios and Naco Printing, while supplies last.   


HEALTH DEPARTMENT HAS PRESERVATIVE-FREE H1N1 VACCINE

 

 According to the Bond County Health Department, appointments may be made for the preservative-free H1N1 vaccine.  This vaccine is for 6-35 month olds and pregnant women.  You may make an appointment with the immunization department at the Bond County Health Department by calling 664-1442.

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COTTAGE HILLS MAN CHARGED WITH MOTOR VEHICLE OFFENSES

 

Benjamin C. George, age 18, of Cottage Hills, was charged recently in Madison County Circuit Court with a felony charge of alleged offenses relating to a motor vehicle.  The Madison County Sheriff's Office investigated a complaint of a stolen vehicle in the first block of Cottage Avenue in Cottage Hills.  Madison County Sheriff's Officers, with the assistance of the South Roxana Police Department, took George into custody.  He was held at the Madison County Jail pending filing of formal charges with bond set at $80,000.00.

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UNIT 2 BOARD OF EDUCATION TAKES ACTION ON DISCIPLINE MATTER

 

Following a recent closed session to discuss a student discipline matter, the Bond County Unit 2 Board of Education voted unanimously to expel student A10 from school and all school related activities for the remainder of the school year: from Monday, November 9, 2009 through and including Friday, June 4, 2010.  The student may apply for enrollment to the New Approach Alternative School in Vandalia for the second semester, January 5 - June 4, 2010, provided certain conditions are met.


UNIT 2 BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING

 

The Bond County Unit 2 School Board of Education will meet tonight at 7:00 p.m. in the Greenville High School Media Center. Some items on the agenda include the preliminary tax levy, district insurance renewal, application for a school library grant, community art classes, cheerleading dues, and approval of volunteers.




SORENTO MAN TAKES HONOR FLIGHT

 

A Sorento man was among the WW II veterans to take the final Honor Flight of the season. Clarence Turner took the flight Wednesday, November 11 to Washington D.C. to see the WW II memorial. The rainy day did not stop the veterans from enjoying the trip. Mr. Turner brings the total of WWII veterans from Bond County, who have taken the Honor Flight, to 15. The first flight left in April, and the program is expected to resume April 2010.

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OBITUARIES

ANNE GAFFNER

 

Anne Gaffner age 77 of Greenville passed away Thursday, November 12th at Greenville Regional Hospital. Funeral services for 77 year-old Anne Gaffner will be 1PM Saturday, November 21st at Greenville First Presbyterian Church. Burial will be in Mt. Auburn Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday from noon to service time at the church. Memorials may be made to First Presbyterian Church.

 

PERCY HEMINGWAY

 

Percy E. Hemingway age 66 from north of Greenville, formerly of Aurora, Colorado passed away Thursday, November 12th at his residence. Graveside funeral services for 66 year-old Percy Hemingway will be held at a later date at Fort Logan Cemetery in Denver, Colorado with family and friends. Memorials may be made to Bond County Hospice and can be received at Donnell-Wiegand Funeral Home in Greenville.


 

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