WEEKEND ACTIVITES AT CARLYLE LAKE
There are lots of recreation opportunities at Carlyle Lake. Friday, August 20, starting at 8:00 p.m., the weekend activities and interpretive programs include Boat Smart, Boat Safe, Chiggers, and Recycling Rain. Water safety games will be Saturday and Sunday, the Carlyle Lake Dam Tour will begin a 10:00 a.m. along with water safety games. The visitor center is open every day from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. For more information on the programs and activities, call 594-2484.
SEMINAR ON VERMICOMPOSTING BASICS
The University of Illinois Extension is hosting a seminar on vermicomposting, the use of red worms to compost material. The seminar is Thursday, September 9 at 6:30 p.m., in the Farm Bureau meeting room in Greenville. There is a $5.00 charge per person for materials. To register, or for more information, call 664-3665.
Fran Schroedel, age 84, of Panama, passed away Wednesday, August 18. Funeral services for 84 year-old Fran Schroedel will be Saturday, at 10:30 a.m. at the Perfetti Funeral Home in Panama. Burial will be in Green Hill Cemetery. Friends may call Friday, from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
MILTON G. LAUER
Milton G. Lauer, age 88, of New Baden, passed away Wednesday, August 18. A funeral Mass for 88 year-old Milton Lauer will be Saturday, at 10:00 a.m. at St. George Church in New Baden. Burial will be in Resurrection Cemetery. Friends may call Friday, from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. and Saturday, from 8:00 - 9:30 a.m. at Hempen Funeral Home in New Baden.
SATURDAY - cloudy with a 50% chance of showers & thunder storms, high 89, low 69
SUNDAY - sunny, high 90, low 68
Join WGEL’s Steve Lancey for Public Affairs this Sunday after the noon Bond County area news. Steve’s guests this week will be Calvin Green and Bryan Padget from the Illinois Department of Insurance. The topic’s they will discuss, are the new changes concerning Medicare and a new Insurance plan that may be available soon that will issue insurance to people who have a pre-existing illness. That’s Public Affairs, this Sunday, following the noon Bounty area news here on WGEL.