7-2-2010

 




 

STATE STILL OWES UNIT TWO SCHOOL DISTRICT 1.18 MILLION

 

The Bond County Unit 2 Board of Education met recently and Assistant Superintendant Eric Frankford presented some good news. He said the district did receive more monies from the state recently and that the state now owes the district only around 1.18 million dollars. The adopted the amended 2010 budget and approved payment of bills and the treasurer's report. Two summer projects, from the Building and Grounds Committee, that did not need to be bid were appoved. The first was resurfacing the Greenville High School gym floor for $19,350 and the second was tuck pointing for the Pocahontas School for $12,000. New handbooks and policies were approved and the board approved the destruction of old closed session

audiotapes.

 

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ROADSIDE SAFETY CHECKS

 

Illinois State Police Captain Jerry Culp, from District 11 in Collinsville, announced that roadside safety checks will be conducted over the Fourth of July weekend and throughout the month of July in the metro-east area including Bond, Clinton, Madison, Monroe and St. Clair Counties. These roadside safety checks are an effective tool for generating voluntary compliance traffic laws from the motoring public. These checks also encourage motorists to use designated drivers. If you do consume alcohol above the legal limit, please use a designated driver or do not travel.


FIREWORKS DISPLAYS THIS FRIDAY JULY 2ND

 

Lenjos in Pocahontas at the ball field at dusk

 

FIREWORKS DISPLAYS SATURDAY JULY THE 3RD.

 

Carlyle Lake Dam West at dusk

 

FIREWORKS DISPLAYS THIS SUNDAY THE 4TH

 

In Bond County at Patriot’s Park at dusk.

 

Keyesport Sunday at dusk at the American Legion.

 

Alhambra Sunday fireworks start at 9:30PM.

 

In Fayette County in Vandalia at dusk for more information call 283-2728.

 

In Mascoutah at Dusk on Sunday for more information call 566-2964.

 

In Salem at dusk on Sunday for more information call 548-2222

 

 


GREENVILLE COLLEGE PRESENTS AWARDS AT WILSON HOGUE REUNION

 

Greenville College awarded the Distinguished Alumnus award during the Wilson T. Hogue Reunion June 12. The award was given to Bishop William Grant Black of the Episcopal Church and Bishop Robert Frederick Andrews of the Free Methodist Church. The Distinguished Alumnus award is given to those who demonstrate outstanding accomplishment in their profession, dedication to the college and exhibit Christ-like character.  Bishop Black is an alumnus of the class of 1941 and now lives in Springfield with his wife Frances and Bishop Andrews, an alumnus of the class of 1949, now resides in Lakeland, Florida with his wife Genevieve. Juanita Mooney Burge received the Loyalty award for her exceeding loyalty and passion for the college. Mrs. Burge is an alumnus of the class of 1950 and currently resides in Greenville with her husband Calvin. Over 125 alumni and friends gathered for the reunion which recognized those who graduated 51 years ago or more.

 

 

OBITUARIES

 

DEAN ANTHONY

 

Dean Anthony, age 91, of Greenville, passed away Thursday, July 1 at Fair Oaks Nursing Home. Funeral services for 91 year-old Dean Anthony will be Saturday, at 11:00 a.m. at Donnell-Wiegand Funeral Home in Greenville. Burial will be in Mt. Auburn Cemetery with full military honors. Visitation will be Friday, from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to the Bond County Genealogy Society.

 

JOYCE VANHORN 

Joyce Vanhorn, age 91, of Greenville, passed away Thursday, July 1 at her home.  Funeral services for 91 year-old Joyce Vanhorn will be Monday, at 11:00 a.m. at the Greenville Free Methodist Church.  Burial will be in Mt. Auburn Cemetery.  Friends may call Monday, from 10:00 a.m. until service time at the church.  Memorials are suggested to the Greenville Free Methodist Church.

GLORIA M. LOEBEL  

 

Gloria M. Loebel, age 76, of Highland, passed away Wednesday, June 30 at Faith Care Center in Highland. Funeral services for 76 year-old Gloria Loebel will be Tuesday, at 10:00 a.m. at St. Paul Catholic Church in Highland. Burial will be in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery.  Visitation will be Monday, from 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. and Tuesday, from 8:00 - 9:30 a.m. at Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland. Memorials are suggested to Highland Area Community Fund, Gloria Loebel Fund or the St. Paul Education Foundation.

 

GERALD D. HARNETIAUX

 

Gerald D. Harnetiaux, age 88, of Greenville, passed away Thursday, July 1 in Centralia.  Graveside funeral services for 88 year-old Gerald Harnetiaux will be Wednesday, at 10:00 a.m. at Mt. Auburn Cemetery.  Friends are invited to join the family for the service at the cemetery.  Memorials are suggested to the Simple Room or the donor’s choice.


WEATHER

SATURDAY - Sunny High around 90

SUNDAY - Mostly Sunny High 91


PUBLIC AFFAIRS

Join WGEL for Public Affairs this Sunday, following the noon Bond County area news. Our guest this week is Illinois State Trooper Mike Link. Steve Lancey talked with Trooper Link about safe driving, roadside checks, seatbelt usage, using a cell phone while driving and much more. That’s Public Affairs this Sunday following the noon Bond County area news, on WGEL 101.7FM.

 


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