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.
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.