6-18-2010

 




2010 SUMMER BLAST AND CRUISE-IN

 

The 2010 “Summer Blast and Cruise-In” is coming to the square this weekend.  The festivities start around 9:30 a.m. and continue until 4:00 p.m.  All cars are welcome to come and go throughout the day.  There will be live music starting around 2:00 p.m. and food, vendors, games and lots of fun for everyone.  The Greenville Business and Professional Association is sponsoring the event.  Come out to the square this weekend for this year’s cruise-in. 


BBQ RAISES MONEY FOR SPECIAL OLYMPICS

 

The Greenville Police had another very successful torch run, BBQ, and T-shirt sale and raised quite a bit of money for the Illinois Special Olympics.  The heat didn’t keep people away as this year’s cookout raised $1,916.  Greenville Policeman Russ Rieke said it was the most successful year yet and thanked the torch runners and everyone who came out for the event. 

 

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CARLYLE LAKE BIKE TRAIL PUBLIC FORUM SCHEDULED

 

The City of Carlyle and the US Army Corps of Engineers at Carlyle Lake are jointly hosting a public forum to receive public comments and questions on a planned bike route around Carlyle Lake.  The forum is scheduled for Wednesday, June 23 at 6:30 p.m. at the Carlyle City Hall, located at 850 Franklin Street.  To request a copy of the Carlyle Lake Bike Trail Plan, call Megan at 618-566-4451. 


TRUCK FIRE AT CVS PARKING LOT

 

Greenville Firefighters were called to a car fire Wednesday afternoon at the CVS parking lot. According to the fire report, around 4:20 p.m., a 1999 Dodge Ram 1500 caught fire. Firefighters quickly extinguished the blaze. No injuries were reported but extensive damage was done to the vehicle. Firefighters were on the scene for approximately 40 minutes.



 

FORMER EAST ST. LOUIS DEPUTY LIQUOR COMMISSIONER PLEADS GUILTY

 

Walter Dontez Hill, age 32, of Belleville, former East St. Louis Deputy Liquor Commissioner, pled guilty recently to extortion under color of official right and making false statements to federal investigators.  The extortion offense carries a maximum penalty of up to twenty years imprisonment, a fine of up to $250,000.00, three years supervised release, and mandatory restitution.  The false statement count carries a potential penalty of five years imprisonment, a maximum fine of $250,000.00, and up to three years supervised release.  Sentencing is set for September 28.


 

OBITUARIES

NO NEW AREA FUNERAL NOTICES TO REPORT

 


WEATHER

SATURDAY - partyly cloudy with a 20% chance of showers and thunder storms, high 93, low 73

SUNDAY - mostly sunny, high 93, low 73

 


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