10-28-2010

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ROLLOVER ACCIDENT NEAR RIPSON BRIDGE SENDS MAN TO HOSPITAL

 

Shoal Creek Firefighters responded to the scene of a 4-wheeler rollover accident Tuesday, at around 5:00 p.m., near Ripson Bridge.  Greenville Firefighters were dispatched to the accident for mutual aid.  According to Greenville Fire Chief Bill Johnston, the victim was a male who lived near Ripson Bridge, who was pinned under the 4-wheeler.  His wife reportedly heard him calling for help and called emergency personnel.  The 4-wheeler had apparently tipped over going up an incline.  Greenville Firefighters set up a landing zone for an Arch Helicopter which took the man to a St. Louis hospital. 

 

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TRUNK-OR-TREAT HITTING GREENVILLE SQUARE FRIDAY NIGHT

 

The first annual Trunk-or-Treat event on the Greenville square was a big success last year, and this year’s second annual truck-or-treat on Second Street has a lot to offer.  From 5:30-7:30 Friday night, on Second Street near the square, the event will feature trunk-or-treating, the Mr. and Mrs. Greenville contest, inflatables, a Halloween movie at the First United Methodist Church, and food including chili for sale.  Everyone is encouraged to show up in costumes.  The DeMoulin Museum will be open for trick-or-treating, and Martha Radcliff will be reading haunted Greenville stories starting at 7:30 p.m. 


LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT NEWS

 

The Bond County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a reported attempted burglary at a residence on Ripson Bridge Avenue. The Sheriff’s Office is also investigating the reported theft of items, valued at more than $300.00, from another residence on Ripson Bridge Avenue. Greenville Police are investigating the reported theft of items from a vehicle parked at a residence on Shannon Drive.

Greenville Police are also investigating a damage to property report on Harris Avenue. A Bond County Deputy responded to a non-injury accident on the Mulberry Grove Road at 3 D Avenue.

The Sheriff’s Office received a report of damage to property at a residence on Wall Street in Mulberry Grove.



FIRE AT MASCHHOFF CARLYLE FEED MILL

 

Area firefighters responded to a fire at the Maschhoff Carlyle feed mill on Highway 127 Tuesday, around 6:00 a.m. In a statement released by Maschhoff, the cause of the fire is believed to be electrical and related to the storms in the area. One person sought precautionary medical attention for what was described as minor burns. The extent of the damage and downtime of the mill is unknown at this time and the company plans to repair the mill. The Maschhoff Carlyle mill produces feed for approximately 20% of the feed requirements of their operation.

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THUNDER DRUMS OF CHINA AT KASKASKIA COLLEGE

 

Kaskaskia College will kick off its entertainment season with "JIGU - Thunder Drums of China" at the KC Jane Knight Auditorium Saturday, November 13 at 7:30 p.m. This world renowned company includes, drummers, percussionists, and musicians who have thrilled audiences around the world. “JIGU” in Chinese,  literally means to beat or touch the drums with passion and vigor. For more information, contact Cathy Karrick at 545- 3182.


DEADLINE EXTENDED FOR CONSERVATION STEWARDSHIP PROGRAM

 

The cut-off date for accepting the next batch of applications for the Conservation Stewardship Program has been extended to January 7, 2011, according to Illinois State Conservationist Bill Gradle.  Illinois farmers are encouraged to apply for the CSP which promotes land conservation activities.  For more information, call 217-353-6606.


OBITUARIES

KRAIG A. KLENKE

 

Kraig A. Klenke, age 18, of Worden, passed away Tuesday, October 26. Funeral arrangements for 18 year-old Kraig Klenke are pending at Dauderman Mortuary in Alhambra.


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