04-09-2010

 




MEMORIAL GOLF SCRAMBLE SET FOR MAY

 

The seventh annual Utlaut Memorial Foundation Charitable Golf Scramble will be Friday, May 14 at Indian Springs Golf Course in Fillmore.  Registration begins at 10:00 a.m. and lunch will follow at 11:00.  The scramble will kick off at noon with a shotgun start.  Registration fees for teams of four golfers are $90.00 each or $360.00 per team.  Prizes will be awarded and sponsorship opportunities are available.  To register or for more information, call Stephanie at 664-1230, ext. 3003.


BELLEVILLE MAN CHARGED WITH COUNTERFEITING

 

Ramon Thomas, age 33, of Belleville was charged April 6, by a federal grand jury, with alleged manufacturing counterfeit obligation, possession of counterfeit obligations, and passing counterfeit obligations.  The incidents allegedly occurred November 2, 2009 and January 16, 2010.  Thomas faces a penalty of up to 20 years imprisonment, a fine of up to $250,000.00, or both, and a term of up to three years supervised release for each count.

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ACCIDENT ON RT 143 WITH INJURIES

 

Bond County Officers responded to an accident, Tuesday at 1:28 p.m., on Rt. 143 at Bob White Road.  According to the report, Daniel T. Wegman, age 57, of Pocahontas, was eastbound on Rt. 143 in a 1996 Ford pick-up truck when his truck hit the rear of a Freightliner grain truck, driven by Wayne A. Johnson, age 68, of Paris, Illinois.  The grain truck had missed a turn and was waiting on the side of the road to back into a drive and turn around.  Johnson told police he saw the pick-up coming and knew it was going to hit his truck but did not have time to move.  Highland-Pierron EMS transported Wegman to St. Joseph Hospital in Highland for treatment. 

KWEK Public Hearing

 

The Greenville Plan Commission has scheduled a public hearing for Monday, April 26 at 7:00 p.m. at the Greenville Municipal Building. The commission will consider a request by KWEK Development’s proposed plan to develop Blue Jay Estates at the old junior high location. Another agenda item addresses progress in the Villa Verde Subdivision. For additional information contact the office of the city manager at 664-1644.


OBITUARIES

None To Report


WEATHER

SATURDAY - sunny, high 72, low 48

SUNDAY - mostly sunny, high 74, low 51


PUBLIC AFFAIRS

Join Tom Kennedy this Sunday following the Noon Bond County Area News for Public Affairs.  Tom’s guest this week is Mike Link with the Illinois State Police.  Tom and Mike will discuss how to stay safe out of the roadways this spring and summer.  That’s Public Affairs after the Noon Bond County Area News this Sunday on WGEL.   


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