3-16-2010

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THREE RIBBON CUTTINGS SATURDAY IN DOWNTOWN GREENVILLE

 

Three ribbon cuttings are planned for Saturday, March 20 in downtown Greenville.  Starting at 9:00 a.m., The Open Drawer resale shop, located at 108 South Second Street, celebrates their grand opening.  At 9:30, move to Dream Weddings on the southeast corner of the square.  Dream Weddings does wedding consulting and flowers.  Go just around the corner to 110 West Main Street at 10:00 a.m. for the grand opening of the DeMoulin Museum at the former location of the America Legion.  There will be a refreshment stand, at the DeMoulin Museum open house, operated by the First United Methodist Youth.  Everyone is invited to share these special events in downtown Greenville this Saturday.


SINGLE-CAR ACCIDENT ON MULBERRY GROVE ROAD SENDS ONE TO HOSPITAL

 

Bond County Sheriff's Deputies responded Saturday at 6:55 p.m. to the scene of a one-car accident on the Mulberry Grove Road, just north of Seagraves Cemetery Avenue.  According to the accident report, Robert Lee Carter, age 32, of Mulberry Grove was southbound on the Mulberry Grove Road, in a 1998 Pontiac Firebird, when a deer ran in front of his car, causing him to swerve to avoid the deer.  Carter lost control of his car on the curve.  The car slid off the eastside of the road and struck a tree.  Bond County EMS transported Carter to Greenville Regional Hospital for treatment.


CENSUS FORMS ARRIVING

Census forms will begin arriving in earnest around the St. Louis metro area this week.  Some households began receiving their forms through the mail and by hand delivery late last week.  Local governments are being urged to promote the federal government's once-a-decade head count, used to assign congressional seats and appropriate federal aid. 

 

SHIMKUS SEEKING ART CONTEST ENTRIES

 

Congressman John Shimkus is seeking entries for the 2010 Congressional Art Competition.  The contest is open to high school students who reside in the 19th District or in a school district that is in the 19th District.  The winning entry will be displayed in Washington D.C. and the winner will be flown to Washington for a special ceremony.  The deadline to submit entries is Friday, April 30.  Information has been sent to high schools.  To have an information packet sent directly to you, call 217-492-5090.



OBITUARIES

SUE KOSEK

 

Sue Kosek, age 84, of Marine, formerly of Panama, passed away Saturday, March 13 at University Health and Rehabilitation Center in Edwardsville.  Funeral services for 84 year-old Sue Kosek will be Wednesday, at 11:00 a.m. at the Perfetti Funeral Home in Panama.  Burial will be in Union Cemetery, also in Panama.  Friends may call Wednesday, one hour prior to service time at the funeral home.

 

MARIE HARMON

 

Marie Harmon, age 91, of rural Sorento, passed away Saturday, March 13.  A funeral Mass for 91 year-old Marie Harmon will be Thursday, at 11:00 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Livingston.  Burial will be in Sunny Side Cemetery.  Friends may call Wednesday, from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. at the Lesicko Funeral Home in Livingston.

 

MARIE BENHOFF

 

Marie E. Benhoff, age 84, of Breese, passed away Sunday, March 14 at Caring First Nursing Home in Breese. A Mass of Christian burial for 84 year-old Marie Benhoff will be Wednesday, at 10:00 a.m. at St. Dominic's Church in Breese. Interment will be in St. Anthony's Cemetery in Beckemeyer. Visitation will be today, from 4:00 - 9:00 p.m. and Wednesday, from 8:00 - 9:30 a.m. at Zieren Day Funeral Home in Carlyle. Memorials may be made to Caring First Nursing Home in Breese or the donor's choice.


 

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