SHED FIRE ON WARD STREET
Greenville Firemen responded Wednesday evening at 7:40, to a call of a shed fire on Ward Street at the residence of Kenny Myer. According to Fire Chief Bill Johnston, the fire started in and around a wood stove in the east end of the shed. Firemen were able to restrict structural damage to about 1/3 of the 90' foot building. Damages were estimated at approximately $20,000. Inside the shed were a truck, a van and a tractor. The truck and van received paint damage and broken windows. The tractor received smoke damage. Johnston praised Greenville Firemen for rapidly locating the source of the fire and knocking it down. Their actions are responsible for saving about two thirds of the building. No injuries were reported and firemen were on the scene for about two hours.
BEATLES TRIBUTE BAND TO PERFORM AT KC
It may have been over 20 years ago today that Sgt. Pepper taught the band to play, actually it would be over 40 years now, but the music of the fab four is alive and well and coming to Kaskaskia College. American English, a Beatles tribute band, will be at the College Saturday, February 6 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $22 for adults and $15 for children 12 and under. There will also be a "Sweetheart Dinner" prior to the concert. Separate advance tickets are needed for the dinner. For more information and where to purchase tickets, call 545-3223.
LAKE ATTENDANTS NEEDED
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Carlyle Lake is looking for applicants for Carlyle Lake Visitor Center Attendants for the 2010 recreation season. Job duties include greeting the public, giving information pertaining to the lake area, and selling gift shop items and passes. Benefits include using a campsite for the duration of the contract, communicating with the public, and spending the entire season at Carlyle Lake. You qualify if you communicate well, enjoy contact with the public, and easily learn on the job.