ACCIDENT WITH INJURIES ON MUSEUM ROAD
Greenville Police and Bond County EMS responded to a report of an accident Tuesday evening at 5:18 on Museum Road. According to the report, a vehicle, driven by a fifteen year-old juvenile, was southbound on Rt. 127 crossing over I-70. The driver attempted to make a left turn onto the eastbound entrance ramp of I-70, losing control of his vehicle. The vehicle broke through a fence, traveled 76 feet before jumping the ditch on Museum Road, went airborne over Museum Road and struck the embankment on the other side, turned over and came to rest on its top. The vehicle belongs to Rebecca Litchfield of Oklahoma City, OK and was reported stolen sometime Monday night. Bond County EMS transported the youth to Greenville Regional Hospital and he was later transferred to a St. Louis hospital.
GREENVILLE HS WYSE TEAM PLACES THIRD
The Greenville High School Worldwide Youth in Science and Engineering team took third place at the sectional competition recently at McKendree University, missing going to state by 11 points. This was the team's best finish since 1999. Students placing in the competition include Aaron Disch, Logan Lippert, Isaac Gilmore and Clara Costas. Disch, Lippert and Costas have advanced to the state competition.
SHOAL CREEK AND GREENVILLE FIREMEN CALLED TO BRUSH FIRE
Shoal Creek Firemen were called to a brush fire Wednesday about 2:00 p.m. on Baumberger Avenue near Sorento. Shoal Creek Fire Chief Eric Ernest told WGEL that firemen were on the scene for about 30 minutes. Greenville was called for mutual aid with a brush truck and manpower but the fire was out before Greenville arrived. There was no monetary damage from the fire.