9-1-2010

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LOW INCOME HOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

 

B.C.M.W. will start making appointments for both connected and disconnected households for the 2011 “Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program,” Wednesday, September 1. Only households with someone 60 years old and over or someone currently receiving some form of government disability will be eligible to make appointments at this time. Appointments may be made by phone or in person. Eligibility is determined by providing 30 days of proof of income and having a utility bill in the head of the household’s name. If utilities are included with the rent, you may still be eligible. For more information or to make an appointment, Bond County residents call 664-3309 and Clinton County residents call 526-7123.


GREENVILLE PUBLIC WORKS DIRECTOR ACCEPTED INTO LEADERSHIP PROGRAM

 

Greenville Public Works Director Bill Grider has been accepted into the American Public Works Association Emerging Leaders Academy, a year-long national program providing intensive leadership and management training.  The program includes reading assignments and class projects, mentoring sessions, a two-day retreat, and the International Public Works Congress & Exposition.  Candidates must be professionals who have been working in the field of public works for seven years or less and have demonstrated an interest in advancing their careers within the profession.  Grider will be a member of the fourth APWA Leadership Academy class, which accepts only sixteen applicants per year. 

 

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FALLEN AIRMAN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP WALK/RUN

 

The first annual Bradley R. Smith Memorial Scholarship 5K Walk/Run will be Saturday, September 11 in Troy. Brad Smith was killed in action in January while serving his country overseas. The Smith family organized the event to honor the memory and courage of Brad, on what would have been his 25th birthday. Registration is at 7:00 a.m. at Bethel Baptist Church with the Walk/Run starting at 8:00 a.m. The course runs through Tri-Township Park passing a memorial bench that was placed in Brad’s honor and then down Bradley R. Smith Blvd., finishing at Bethel Baptist Church. The cost is $20.00 with the proceeds going to scholarships for Triad High School, the VFW in Troy, and Bethel Baptist Church. Donations of any kind would be appreciated. For more information, call Dawn at 667-8769 or go to the web site www.runforbrad.webs.com.

 

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CONSTRUCTION AT GREENVILLE AIRPORT

 

You may have noticed preparation for construction going on at the Greenville Airport. According to Rex Catron, the construction is for the ramps and base for new T-Hangars that will be constructed next spring.

 

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OBITUARIES

VIOLETTE PENBERTHY

 

Violette T. Penberthy, age 83, of Highland, passed away Friday, August 27 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Highland. Funeral services will be Saturday, at 11:00 a.m. at Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland. Burial will be in Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis. Visitation will be Saturday, from 10:00 a.m. until service time at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation.

 

ROBERT J. “BOB” ALBERS

 

Robert J. “Bob” Albers, age 78, of New Baden, passed away Tuesday, August 31. A funeral Mass will be Friday, at 10:00 a.m. at St. George Catholic Church in New Baden. Burial will be in Resurrection Cemetery Visitation will be Thursday, from 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. and Friday, from 8:00 - 9:30 a.m. at Hempen Funeral Home in New Baden.

 

WOODROW W. LACAZE

 

Master Sergeant Woodrow W. LaCaze, USAF retired, age 92, of Albers, passed away Monday, August 30. A funeral Mass will be Thursday, at 10:00 a.m. at St. Bernard Catholic Church in Albers. Visitation will be Wednesday, from 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. and Thursday, from 8:00 - 9:30 a.m. at Hempen Funeral Home in Albers.

 

IDA EARNEST BUSCH

 

Ida Earnest Busch, age 92 of Old Ripley, passed away Tuesday, August 31st at Highland Hospital. Funeral services are pending for 92 year old Ida Busch at Donnell-Wiegand Funeral Home in Greenville.

 

 


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