11-12-2010

 



VETERAN'S DAY TRIBUTE ON THE COURTHOUSE LAWN

The largest crowd in recent memory gathered at the Veteran's Memorial on the Bond County Courthouse lawn for Thursday’s Veterans Day ceremony. Doctor Richard Stephens, Korean War era Veteran and past President of Greenville College, delivered the Keynote address. World War II Veteran Dr. O.W. Stowe read a poem honoring Veterans and Greenville High School and members of the Songwriters Showcase presented music. The Greenville VFW also hosted another very successful and delicious Veteran's Day BBQ.

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DRIVER EJECTION ACCIDENT IN PLEASANT MOUND

The Bond County Sheriff’s Office has released details of an accident that occurred Sunday, November 7 at 4:00 a.m. in Pleasant Mound.  According to the accident report, Jacob J. Brewer, age 25, of Pleasant Mound was westbound on Pleasant Mound Avenue in a 2001 GMC Sonoma when he ran off the left side of the road, lost control and skidded on the grass, and struck a mailbox.  The car crossed a driveway, hit an embankment, began rolling, struck a phone junction box and came to rest on its wheels.  Brewer was totally ejected from the vehicle which was towed from the site.  Brewer later went to St. Joseph Hospital in Breese for medical treatment. 

OCTOBER GREENVILLE POLICE REPORT

Greenville Police Chief Lou Lorton released his October Greenville report. There were no assaults in Greenville in October and two charges of battery. Police report two burglaries making the year-to-date total twelve, compared to nine at this time last year.  You might want to secure your vehicle as seven cars were burglarized in Greenville in October. The good news is criminal damage to property was way down to two incidents in October. City police are passing out more speeding tickets. They issued thirteen tickets in October and 112 so far this year, compared to 67 by this time last year.  Traffic enforcement may be paying off. There were no injury accidents within the city limits in October. Total police incidents are up for the year with 9,139. There were 8,370 through the first ten months of 2009.




OBITUARIES

None To Report


WEATHER

SATURDAY - mostly cloudy & cooler, 60% chance of showers & thunderstorms, high 58, low 35

SUNDAY - partly cloudy, high 52, low 35


PUBLIC AFFAIRS

Join Tom Kennedy for Public Affairs this Sunday following the noon Bond County area news.  Tom’s guest this week is Kaskaskia College Art Professor Diana Hansen.  They will discuss the current gallery showing, at the Dr. Dee and Susan Boswell art gallery at the KC main campus in Centralia, displaying pictures taken by soldiers and entitled Falujah. That’s Public  Affairs this Sunday after the noon Bond County area news. 


 

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