7-1-2010

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CELEBRATE THE 4TH AT PATRIOT’S PARK

 

It’s a tradition, for many in Bond County, to celebrate the 4th of July at Patriot’s Park.  The annual event will again feature the Shriner's food stand and the Muny Band will play at 6:00 p.m.  The fireworks display, sponsored by the Kingsbury Park District, will launch at dusk.  So come out to Patriot’s Park this Sunday for the 4th of July celebration. 


JUNE WETTEST MONTH OF 2010 IN GREENVILLE

 

So far this year, the month of June has the illustrious distinction of being the wettest month for Greenville.  Greenville has received an average of 7.9 inches of rain with the northern edge of town receiving just about an inch more than the southern part.  June 2010 ranks seventh when compared to June rainfall totals over the past 43 years.

 

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UNIT 2 SCHOOL BOARD ACTION FOLLOWING CLOSED SESSION

 

After the closed session meeting, of the Bond County Unit 2 School Board Monday night, the board made several personnel decisions. Retirement bonuses were awarded to retiring KRP employees Lela Baum, Carol Johnson, Sue Heston, Shirley Donnell and Clarene Willmann. Teachers hired for the district include Alicia Fuhler and Melissa Lammers at Pocahontas, Theresa Lindell at Greenville High School, and Ericka Wise was re-hired at Greenville Elementary. The board hired Mathew Noyes Greenville Elementary Assistant Principal, Brad Turner Greenville High School Assistant Principal, and Dan Niemerg District Business Manager to replace Eric Frankford.


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GOOD SAMARITAN RESCUES WOMAN FROM DROWNING

 

This true news story is the stuff of legend. According to the Madison County Sheriff’s Department, Barbara Nowack, age 65, of Grafton, was traveling on the Great River Road, Sunday, June 27 around 9:30 p.m. when she lost control of her vehicle and she went into the Mississippi River. Anthony “Tony” Sparks, age 26, who witnessed the accident, jumped into the river and pulled Nowack from her vehicle and brought her back to shore. Nowack and Sparks did not require medical attention and were doing fine after the ordeal. Madison County Sheriff Robert Hertz and other officers recognized Tony Sparks with a Certificate of Recognition which stated, “To acknowledge and commend your heroic actions of June 27, 2010 when you, with disregard of your personal safety, swam thirty feet into the Mississippi River in Godfrey to save Barbara Nowack from drowning. You are a true hero and model citizen.” Nowack’s vehicle did sink to the bottom of the river.

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PLAN COMMISSION APPROVES SUBDIVISION PRELIMINARY PLAT

 

After a brief public hearing Monday night, the Greenville Plan Commission voted to recommend for Greenville City Council approval the preliminary plat for “Rolling Acres First Addition” subdivision, located south of town, just north of the Greenville Airport and owned by Leroy Kleiner. There was discussion of drainage and septic system during the meeting and the subject of sidewalks was also mentioned. City Manager Dave Willey commented that the preliminary plat could only be approved in accordance with all city ordinances since the subdivision is within a mile and a half of city limits.  If the developers wished not to put in sidewalks, they must seek a variance at a future date. Lately, the pros and cons of sidewalks have generated much discussion at plan commission meetings.

 

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OBITUARIES

DAVID M. WILDS

 

Davey M. Wilds, age 15, of Greenville, passed away Monday, June 28th at St. Anthony’s Central Hospital in Denver, Colorado.  Funeral services for 15 year-old Davey Wilds will be Sunday, at 2:00 p.m. at the Greenville Free Methodist Church.  Burial will be in Waite Cemetery.  Friends may call Saturday, from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the Donnell-Wiegand Funeral Home in Greenville.  Memorials are suggested to the Greenville High School Sports Boosters.

 

GERALDINE BRIGGS

 

Geraldine B. Briggs, age 86, of Greenville, passed away Tuesday, June 29 at Fair Oaks. Prayer services for 86 year-old Geraldine Briggs will be Thursday, at 8:00 p.m. at Donnell-Wiegand Funeral Home in Greenville. Interment will be in Chicago. Visitation will be Thursday, from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to Bond County Hospice or the Briggs family.


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