KINGSBURY PARK DISTRICT MEETING
The Kingsbury Park District Board met Monday night. Director Jerry Sauerwein reported that the new tractor, purchased a few months ago, broke down again and the company will be sending a new replacement by June. For now, a loaner was provided to the park district. Soccer will be starting March 22, a week later than planned due to the weather. Sauerwein informed the board he was asked to join a task force through the Illinois Park and Recreation Department. He will be representing the southern Illinois area. The board asked that the purchase process of the security system for the pool and skateboard park be stepped up. The board then went into executive session to discuss land acquisition.
MORE INFORMATION ON HOME FIRE NEAR SORENTO
More details are available concerning the huge home fire near Sorento Friday afternoon. Shoal Creek Fire Chief Eric Ernest told WGEL Radio that the cause of the fire was electrical and there is no further investigation. One of the home's occupants called 911 to report the fire. Fire personell fought the fire for more than five hours and no injuries were reported. The fire was just outside Sorento, at 1875 Panama Avenue. The home was a complete loss and Shoal Creek, Greenville and Pocahontas Fireman were all involved in fighting the blaze.