6-4-2010

 




RELAY FOR LIFE TO BE HELD FRIDAY AND SATURDAY

 

The 2010 Bond County Relay for Life is this Friday and Saturday at the Bond County Fairgrounds.  The first event is the survivor dinner at 5:00 p.m. and the opening ceremony is at 6:00.  The relay continues until 6:00 a.m. Saturday. Some staples of the relay will be there again this year, like the survivor lap just before 7:00 p.m.  There will be an auction to help raise funds, the luminaria ceremony around 9:00 p.m., games, music and plenty for the kids to enjoy as well.  The Bond County Relay for Life is this Friday and Saturday. Come be a part of a great event and help the fight against cancer. 


PLAN COMMISSION PUBLIC HEARING

 

The Greenville Plan Commission will convene a public hearing Monday, June 28 at 7:00 p.m. at the Municipal Building.  The hearing is to consider a preliminary plat approval of “Rolling Acres First Addition” subdivision in Central Township.  For additional information, call 664-1644.

 

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EXCHANGE STUDENT FROM BRAZIL STAYING AT GREENVILLE FARM

 

An exchange student from Brazil is staying at a local family farm and learning U.S. farming techniques and culture. Darlan Enese, age 22, from Monto Grasso, Brazil, is part of an exchange program with the University of Illinois to learn more about agriculture. Darlan is an agronomy student at a university in Brazil. He came to the U.S. May 12 and spent some time brushing up on his English. May 26, he came to stay at the farm of C.W. and Edie Gaffner of Greenville. He will stay with the Gaffners until June 6 and will go back to Brazil July 3. Darlan has enjoyed his time in the U.S., especially Edie Gaffner’s cooking. Darlan will graduate in August with an Agronomy Degree. Brazil produces corn, soybeans and cotton, among other crops, and is one of the fastest growing agricultural nations in the world.

COMMUNITY EDUCATION COURSES OFFERED AT GREENVILLE EDUCATION CENTER

 

The Office of Continuing/Community Education at Kaskaskia College will offer three courses for adults at the Greenville Education Center.  The courses are; “Paper Mache’,” “Computer College Part 1,” and “Working with Clay.”  Pre-registration and pre-payment are required for these courses.  For additional information or to register, call 664-9394.




OBITUARIES

HERMAN E. WIEDLE

 

Herman E. Wiedle, age 97, of Carlyle, passed away Wednesday, June 2 at Carlyle Healthcare Center. In keeping with 97 year-old Herman Wiedle’s request, he has been cremated and private family services will be at later date. Day Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

 

LAVINA A. JONES

 

Lavina A. Jones, age 79, of Maryville, passed away Wednesday, June 2 at Highland Healthcare Center. Funeral services for 79 year-old Lavina Jones will be Saturday, at 2:00 p.m. at Waterwheel in Centerville, MO. Ashes are to be scattered in the Black River. There is no visitation. Memorials are suggested to the National Kidney Foundation.


WEATHER

SATURDAY - mostly cloudy with a 30% chance of showers and thunderstorms, high 91, low 69

SUNDAY - mostly cloudy, high 81, low 62


PUBLIC AFFAIRS

Tune into Public Affairs this Sunday following the Noon Bond County Area News.  Tom Kennedy’s guests this week are Alan Gaffner and Jack Chism.  They’ll discuss the 2010 Greenville Regional Hospital Auxiliary Book Fair coming up on June 17, 18 and 19th at the First Christian Church in Greenville. 


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