03-25-2010

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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.

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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.


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BOND COUNTY HUMANE SOCIETY HAS A CELEBRITY ADOPTION

 

A local owner of a baseball team recently adopted a pet from the Bond County Humane Society, according to Dennis Hunsdorfer of the BCHS. Tony Funderburg and his wife, owners of the River City Rascals in St. Charles, adopted a ten week-old retriever mix puppy named Lati from the Bond County Humane Society, after finding her picture online. Lati will join another dog the Funderburg's have named Bailey and will represent the Rascals and treat the patrons at the Rascals' baseball games in St. Charles. The Bond County Humane Society has many pets available for adoption. For a list and pictures, go online at www.bondcohs.petfinder.com.

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VFW BLOOD DRIVE RESULTS

 

VFW Post 1377 sponsored an American Red Cross blood drive Monday.  Thirty-three persons registered with 28 units collected.  John McAteer received a sixteen-gallon pin, Robert Meadows a fourteen-gallon pin, Joseph Leidner and Jim Cruthis five-gallon pins, James Matthews a three-gallon pin and Stephanie Hays a two-gallon pin.


OBITUARIES

ROBERT WALL

 

Robert Wall, age 88, of Vandalia, passed away Tuesday, March 23.  Funeral services for 88 year-old Robert Wall will be Saturday, at 10:00 a.m. at the Perfetti Funeral Home in Sorento.  Burial will be at Sunnyside Cemetery.  Friends may call Friday, from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

 

DORIS HUGHES

 

Doris Hughes, age 70, of Davenport, Iowa, passed away Monday, March 22.  Memorial services for 70 year-old Doris Hughes will be Saturday, at 2:00 p.m. at the Perfetti Funeral Home in Sorento.  Burial will be in Sunnyside Cemetery.  Friends may call Saturday from noon until service time at the funeral home.


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