9-13-2010

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INDIANA MEN SENTENCED FOR ROLES IN LEBANON BANK ROBBERY

 

Daniel L. Ravellette, age 62, and Donald C. Long, age 32, both of Vincennes, Indiana were sentenced recently for their roles in a bank robbery in Lebanon, Illinois December 19, 2009.  Ravellette pled guilty May 18 and Long pled guilty May 27, 2010, following convictions for aggravated bank robbery and using a firearm in relation to a crime of violence.  Ravellette was sentenced to 308 months imprisonment, five years supervised release, and a $700.00 fine.  Long was sentenced to 135 months imprisonment, five years supervised release, and a fine of $400.00.  Each defendant was also ordered to pay a special assessment of $200.00.  According to court information, Ravellette and Long entered the Regions Bank in Lebanon, wearing masks and gloves and carrying firearms.  A third individual waited outside as a lookout and get-away driver.  Tellers reported Ravellette and Long pointed guns at them and threatened to kill them.  Long was captured outside the bank and Ravellette and the driver were taken into custody following a police chase.


BOND COUNTY HEALTH BOARD TO MEET

 

The Bond County Board of Health is scheduled to meet Monday, September 13 at 6:30 p.m.  On the agenda are reviews of August activities and financial reports, a building update, mental health and succession policies, updates on West Nile virus and seasonal flu, and a fiscal year 2010 budget revision. 

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MULBERRY GROVE VILLAGE BOARD WELCOMES NEW TRUSTEE 

 

Janice Elmore took the oath of office Tuesday night, officially taking her place on the Mulberry Grove Village Board.  The board approved participation in the Bond County Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan, making it possible for the village to receive funding assistance in an emergency.  Participation involves no cost to the village. 

 

The health insurance committee’s recommendation to stay with the current insurance provider and plan was approved.  The village will pay any increase in premiums for village employees. 

 

The board eliminated the position of Mulberry Grove Village Dog Catcher, effective October 1, 2010.

 

The next meeting is October 4, at 7:00 p.m.

 

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UNOCCUPIED HOME FIRE IN DONNELLSON

 

Shoal Creek Firefighters were paged Thursday, at 8:52 p.m., to a report of a structure fire on Jefferson Street in Donnellson.  According to Fire Chief Eric Ernest, the structure was a small, unoccupied home that was fully engulfed when firefighters arrived.  Ernest said the building was a total loss and the cause of the fire is under investigation by the State Fire Marshall.  Firefighters fought the fire for about two hours.  Taylor Springs Firefighters responded for mutual aid with manpower.  No injuries were reported.  Ernest said he expects to have the State Fire Marshall’s report soon.


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ONE NIGHT ONLY DISPLAY AT DEMOULIN MUSEUM

 

“The Art of DeMoulin Brothers,” a one night only display, will be featured Friday, September 17 at the DeMoulin Museum.  The display includes original artwork from the factory archives, sketches, and a hand painted rug made for an Eastern Star lodge.  The special display is in conjunction with the Our Common Ground Art Walk.  The museum, located at 110 West Main Street, in Greenville, will be open from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.  There is no admission charge.  For more information, call 664-4115.


OBITUARIES

LEON A. MULLEN

 

Leon A. Mullen, age 91, of Greenville, passed away Saturday, September 11 at his home.  Funeral services will be Wednesday, at 11:00 a.m. at the Alhambra Baptist Church.  Burial will be in Union Grove Cemetery with full military honors by the American Legion.  Friends may call Tuesday, from 3:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the Donnell-Wiegand Funeral Home in Greenville and Wednesday, from 10:00 a.m. until service time at the church.  Memorials are suggested to the Central Illinois Honor Flight or Union Grove Cemetery.

 

CHARLES GRAPPERHAUS

 

Charles “Chuck” Grapperhaus, age 69 of Highland, passed away Wednesday, September 8 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Highland. A Mass of Christian Burial  will be Saturday, at 9:00 a.m. at St. Paul Catholic Church in Highland. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery in Highland. Visitation will be Friday, from 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. and Saturday, from 7:30 - 8:30 a.m. at Meredith Funeral Home in Highland.


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