10-29-2010

 




 

TRICK-OR-TREAT TIMES SET FOR AREA TOWNS

 

Halloween is this Sunday, October 31 and many area towns and villages have designated a specific day and time to celebrate the holiday.  Trick-or-treating in St. Rose is set for Friday, October 29 at 2:00 p.m. at the school.  The Sorento Homecoming Association has scheduled a Halloween party Friday, October 29 from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. at South Park for students through the eighth grade. 

 

Greenville, Mulberry Grove, and Vandalia have chosen Saturday, October 30 for trick-or-treating.  Hours in Greenville and Mulberry Grove are 5:30 – 8:00 p.m. and in Vandalia, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. 

 

Trick-or-treat day in other area towns is Sunday, October 31. In Breese and Carlyle, the hours are 6:00 – 8:00, Pocahontas, Sorento, and Pierron 5:00 – 8:00, Smithboro 5:30 – 8:00, Highland 5:00 – 9:00, and Alhambra 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.  In most towns, the age designation is for youngsters age twelve or thirteen and younger.  Check with your local village hall or police department for the age specification for your area.

 

Demoulin Museum will be open for Trick-or-Treating Friday, October 29 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. and haunted Greenville stories with Martha Radcliff starting at 7:30 p.m., courtesy of Our Common Ground.


ROAD CLOSURE CORRECTION

 

16TH Avenue from Reno Road to Ripson Bridge Road will be closed until further notice for repair.  Again 16th Avenue from Reno Road to Ripson Bridge Road will be closed until further notice. 


UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS 235TH BIRTHDAY PARTY

 

Marines, veterans, current military personnel, spouses, and friends of the Marine Corps will muster at Shaw’s Bar and Grill in Litchfield to celebrate the 235th anniversary of the United States Marine Corps. The event will be Saturday, November 6 starting at 1700 hours or 5:00 p.m. with dinner at 6:00 and a ceremony at 7:00 p.m. There is no charge to attend and casual attire is welcomed. Entertainment will follow the ceremony.


GREENVILLE FIRE DEPARTMENT RESPONDS TO GAS LEAK

 

The Greenville Fire department responded to a gas leak at the First Presbyterian Church on Idler Lane in Greenville Thursday morning at 10:24.  Firemen investigated the leak and diverted traffic for a short time around the church until Ameren arrived to shut off the gas.  Firemen were on the scene for about half an hour. 

 

KC VETERANS TRIBUTE COMMITTEE PLANS BREAKFAST FUNDRAISER

 

The Kaskaskia College Veterans Tribute Committee has scheduled a special fundraising breakfast for Saturday, November 6 from 7:30 – 10:00 a.m., at the Centralia Elks Club at 235 North Poplar.  The cost for the breakfast is $6.00 with tickets available through members of the Tribute Committee or from the Elks Lodge.  All proceeds from the breakfast go toward the Tribute project at Kaskaskia College.  For tickets or more information, call 545-3069.


 

OBITUARIES

 

BARBARA B. JOHNESSEE

 

Barbara B. Johnessee, age 72, of Collinsville, passed away Tuesday, October 26 at Anderson Hospital in Maryville. Funeral services will be Friday, at 7:00 p.m. at Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland. Burial services will be private. Friends may call Friday, from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to the Kidney Foundation.

 

KRAIG A. KLENKE

 

Kraig A. Klenke, age 18, of Worden, passed away Tuesday, October 26. Funeral services will be Saturday, at 10:00 a.m. at the First Baptist Church in Alhambra. Burial will be in Harris Cemetery. Friends may call Friday, from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. and Saturday, from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. at the church. Memorials are suggested to the National MPS Society. Dauderman Mortuary in Alhambra is in charge of the arrangements.


WEATHER

SATURDAY - sunny, warmer, breezy with south wind at 10-20 mph, high 68, low 40

SUNDAY - mostly sunny, high 62, low 42


PUBLIC AFFAIRS

Tune to WGEL Radio for Public Affairs this Sunday following the Noon Bond County Area News.  Tom’s guest this week is Ed Barsody with the League of Illinois Bicyclists.  Tom and Ed will discuss some statewide initiatives to help cars and bikes share the road, and a new license plate that will soon be on its way.  That’s this Sunday after the Noon Bond County Area News. 


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