11-26-2009

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PRELIMINARY DEER HARVEST NUMBERS FOR FIRST FIREARM SEASON

 

The Illinois Department of Natural Resources reports that hunters in Illinois harvested a preliminary total of 66,126 deer during the opening weekend of the 2009 firearm season.  This number is less than the total for 2008, which was 71,894.  Forest Wildlife Program Manager Paul Shelton said, "Standing corn was a significant factor affecting hunter success."  In Bond County, 566 deer were harvested.  Totals in surrounding counties show Clinton County 581, Fayette County 1336, and Madison County 638.  The second firearm season will be December 3-6.

 

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COMETS FOOTBALL ALL CONFERENCE PLAYERS

 

Not only was this another great year for the Greenville Comet's football team, 3 Comets made the All-State team, Brian Doll made the first team, making honorable mention was Todd Eaton and Devin Meisinger. Several Comets made the South Central All-Conference football team. Players selected to the first team included Todd Eaton at quarterback, Brian Doll at running back, Logan Dorries as an offensive lineman, Colin Parr as a defensive lineman, Devin Meisinger as a linebacker and Michael Cripe as a defensive back. Comet players who made the second team are, Dannon Young at wide receiver, Colin Parr at offensive lineman and Blake Tebbe at linebacker. The Comets finished the regular season unbeaten and made it to the IHSA class 3A Semi-Finals before losing. They finished the season at 12-1.


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KASKASKIA COLLEGE BOARD OF TRUSTEES TO MEET

 

The Kaskaskia College Board of Trustees has scheduled a special meeting for Monday, November 30 at 6:00 p.m., at the Life Long Learning Center.  The agenda includes approval of employment of several persons, a resolution on purchase of fitness center equipment, and approval of athletic hall of fame inductees.

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ALBERT PUJOLS WINS THIRD MVP

Albert Pujols is the 2009 National League Most Valuable Player.  It is the third such award for the hard-hitting St. Louis Cardinals first baseman, who wins the honor for a second straight year.  He also won the award in 2005.  Pujols received all 32 first-place tallies from the Baseball Writers Association of America.  Two writers in every NL city had a vote.  Florida Marlins shortstop Hanley Ramirez was second in voting, while Philadelphia Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard finished third.  Pujols led the Senior Circuit with 47 home runs this season, and also was tops in the NL with a .658 slugging percentage and 124 runs scored.  He was third in both batting average and runs batted in.  "Prince" Albert has already won a Silver Slugger for the 2009 season, as well as this year's NL Hank Aaron Award.


OBITUARIES

HELEN M. ZOBRIST

 

Helen M. Zobrist, age 79, of Highland, passed away Tuesday, November 24 at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Alton.  Funeral arrangements for 79 year-old Helen Zobrist are incomplete at the Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland.

 

MARY BETH VICCONE

 

65 year old Mart Beth Viccone of Sorento passed away Monday at Litchfield Healthcare Center.  Memorial services for Mary Beth Viccone will be Sunday at 11AM at the Perfetti Funeral Home in Sorento.  Burial will follow at Sunnyside Cemetery.  Friends may call on Sunday one hour prior to services at the Perfetti Funeral Home in Sorento. 


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