10-05-2010

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 I-70 ACCIDENT SATURDAY

 

Illinois State Police handled a three-vehicle crash Saturday, at 7:45 a.m. on Interstate 70 near mile marker 37. According to the ISP, James Sims, of Glen Carbon, driving a 2005 Chevy Impala, clipped a semi-truck and forced another vehicle off the road while traveling eastbound. According to the Illinois State Police, Sims claimed that his diabetic condition caused the accident. Sims and two people in the other vehicle were taken to Greenville Regional Hospital with one patient, a 74 year-old female, taken to a St. Louis Hospital. Sims was cited for alleged speeding, alleged illegal lane usage, and allegedly driving too fast for conditions.


ENDICOTT SENTENCED TO 60 YEARS

 

Scott Endicott, who pled guilty to first degree murder in the death of a three year old child, has been sentenced. According to Clinton County State’s Attorney John Hudspeth, Endicott, age 24, of Carlyle, was sentenced Wednesday, September 29 for the first degree murder death of three year old Joseph Schoolfield. Schoolfield was beaten to death. Endicott received a 60 year sentence in the Illinois Department of Corrections. He must serve 100% of his sentence and will not be eligible to be released from prison until 2070. Valerie Schoolfield, the boy’s mother and at the time the girlfriend of Endicott, is awaiting a bench trial for alleged first degree murder, allegedly endangering the life of a child, and alleged obstruction of justice. Her trial is scheduled for Monday, November 15.

 


BARTELSO SCHOOL NAMED BEST IN TEST SCORES

 

Bartelso School District #57 recently earned the honor as the best school in the state after taking the Illinois Standards Achievement Test and scoring 98.89 percent. The state average score was 80%. Bartelso School Superintendent Dr. Zellmer said, “For the last five years, we have consistently achieved higher test scores. This is not about the tests, but making sure the students get a well rounded education.” The ISAT is taken every year and is part of the “No Child Left Behind” program. Dr. Zellmer added that at the end of the year, the school awards academic medals to students. This November, to reward all for their hard work, students and faculty will be treated to a day at the Centralia Recreation Center.

 

MARION COUNTY MAN SENTENCED FOR INCOME TAX EVASION

 

Orvil Duane Hassebrock, age 57, of Kinmundy, was recently convicted of one count of willfully attempting to evade and defeat the assessment and payment of income tax for the 2004 tax year and one count of willful failure to file an income tax return by April 15, 2005.  Hassebrock was sentenced to 32 months on count one and an additional four months on count two, three years supervised release, restitution payment of $997,582.19 including tax and interest, a fine or $74,000.00, and a special assessment of $125.00.



BOND COUNTY UNIT 2 BOARD MEETING

 

The Bond County Unit 2 Board of Education Policy and Curriculum Committee will meet today at 1:00 p.m. and the Building and Grounds Committee will meet at 3:00 p.m. The meetings will be at 1004 Savannah Way.


OBITUARIES

EDWARD L. "ED" ENNEN

 

Edward L. “Ed” Ennen, age 83, of Mulberry Grove, passed away Sunday, October 3 at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield. Funeral services will be Thursday, at 11:00 a.m. at Young Funeral Home. Interment will be in Green Cemetery in East Pierron with graveside military rites by Greenville VFW Post #1377. Friends may call Wednesday, from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to St. Peter’s United Church of Christ.

 

CLARENCE D. BROWN

 

Clarence D. Brown, age 63, of Alhambra, passed away Saturday, October 2. Funeral services will be Saturday, at 11:00 a.m. at Salem United Church of Christ in Alhambra. Burial will be in Salem Cemetery. Friends may call Saturday, from 10:00 a.m. until service time at the church. Memorials are suggested to St. Anthony’s Hospice or Salem Seekers. Dauderman Mortuary in Alhambra is in charge of the arrangements.

 

KENNY HOLT

 

Kenny Holt, age 82, of Greenville, passed away Monday, October 4 at St. Luke’s Medical Center in Chesterfield, Missouri.  Funeral services for 82 year-old Kenny Holt will be Friday, at 11:00 a.m. at Young Funeral Home.  Burial will be in Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery.  Friends may call Thursday, from 3:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.  Memorials are suggested to the Greenville Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses.


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