7-05-2010

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FOURTH PERSON DIES FROM COLORADO CRASH

 

The fatal accident Monday morning near Burlington, Colorado has claimed the life of a fourth Greenville victim.  15 year-old Daniel Chute passed away Thursday around 10:30 p.m., at St. Anthony Central Hospital in Denver.  The Greenville residents were eastbound on I-70 when their vehicle struck a slow-moving Colorado Department of Transportation truck that was spraying weeds on the left shoulder, and partially in the left lane.  Also killed in the accident were 79 year-old Vernon and 77 year-old Norma Chute and 15 year-old David Wilds.  Funeral arrangments for Daniel, Norma and Vernon Chute were incomplete at news time at the Donnell-Weigand Funeral Home. 


AIRCRAFT CRASH WITH DEATH

 

According to information from the Bond County Sheriff’s Department, there was a aircraft crash at 8:09 p.m. Sunday at a location on Dolls Orchard Road.  There was reportedly a death as a result of the crash.  Additional information is expected later today.

 

SCENES FROM THE ANNUAL 4TH OF JULY CELEBRATION AT PATRIOT'S PARK

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TWO NEW PHYSICIANS AT GREENVILLE REGIONAL HOSPITAL

 

Two new physicians have joined the medical staff at Greenville Regional Hospital.  Dr. Christina Dothager, an OB-GYN specialist recently completed her residency at the St. Louis University Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and will begin seeing patients at the Greenville Family Wellness Center July 26.  Dr. Kelsey Hopkins, a family medicine physician will complete his residency at Family Medicine at Union Hospital in Terre Haute, Indiana this summer.  He will join other physicians at Greenville Medical Associates and begin seeing patients in August.  Hospital President Bill Bruce said, “The addition of these two new physicians to our medical staff demonstrates Greenville Regional Hospital’s pledge to fulfill our mission of caring for those you love.”  A public reception to welcome Doctors Dothager and Hopkins will be held in August.

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UNIT 2 BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETING MONDAY, JULY 5

 

The Bond County Unit 2 Board of Education will meet Monday, July 5 at noon, at the administration office. Items on the agenda include public comment or communications with the board, approval of the expenditure report for Tindall Construction for the high school elevator and a closed session.


ROLLOVER ACCIDENT ON I-70

 

A Bond County Sheriff’s Department Deputy, Pocahontas-Old Ripley Firefighters and EMS, and Illinois State Police responded Thursday, at 4:18 p.m., to a report of an accident on I-70 in the westbound lanes at the 38 mile-marker.  According to Fire Chief Kendall Brink and personnel from the Pocahontas-Old Ripley Firehouse, Tina Jackson, age 40, of Harperwood, Michigan was driving a 2005 GMC Ukon pulling a utility trailer.  Jackson allegedly lost control of the vehicle while passing a semi-truck.  The SUV and trailer rolled over, coming to rest in the median.  Jackson and three passengers, two of which are minors, were not injured.  Interstate 70 traffic was backed up for quite a while as emergency personnel were on the scene for about an hour.

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OBITUARIES

JAMES MARTIN

 

James F. Martin, age 74, of Sorento, passed away Friday, July 2 at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield. Funeral services for 74 year-old James Martin will be Tuesday, at 1:00 p.m. at the Perfetti Funeral Home in Sorento. Burial will be in Sunnyside Cemetery in Sorento. Visitation will be Tuesday, from 11:00 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.

 

VERNON AND NORMA CHUTE

 

Vernon Chute, age 79, of Greenville and Norma Chute, age 77, also of Greenville, passed away Monday, June 28 in an automobile accident in Colorado. Funeral arrangements are pending at Donnell-Wiegand Funeral Home in Greenville.

 

DANIEL CHUTE

 

Daniel Chute, age 15, of Greenville, passed away Thursday, July 1 in Colorado. Funeral arrangements for 15 year-old Daniel Chute are pending at Donnell-Wiegand Funeral Home in Greenville.


 

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