12-6-2010

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ROLLOVER ACCIDENT SATURDAY

Illinois State Police handled a rollover accident Saturday morning south of Greenville. According to the accident report, around 7:50 a.m., Theresa Mayfield, age 40, of Jackson, Missouri, driving a 1998 GMC Yukon eastbound on Route 40, allegedly lost control and the SUV struck the guardrail and overturned down the embankment. Mayfield and a passenger, Tammy Jones, age 46, of Sedgewickville, Missouri were taken to Greenville Regional Hospital for treatment of minor injuries. Greenville Firefighters were called to the scene for mutual aid to block the road.

Two cars hit guardrails Saturday. The two accidents were within minutes of each other at Route 140 and Route 127. Around 7:55 a.m., an eastbound vehicle allegedly slid on ice and struck a guardrail. About 25 minutes later, while a Greenville Police Officer was on the scene, a westbound vehicle allegedly slide on ice and struck a guardrail. No injuries were reported but more than $1,500 damage was estimated to both vehicles.


GREENVILLE REGIONAL HOSPITAL AUXILIARY SPONSORS 17TH ANNUAL LUMINARY PROJECT

The Greenville Regional Hospital Auxiliary 17th annual “Light a Luminary for a Loved One or Friend” program is going on through January 2.  For a minimum donation of $10.00, a holiday luminary featuring a Christmas tree or snowflake design will be lighted and placed along the driveway and sidewalks surrounding Greenville Regional Hospital and Fair Oaks.  Donations to the “Light a Luminary” project may be made at the Auxiliary Holiday Bazaar or sent to the hospital or Fair Oaks in care of the “Light a Luminary” project.  For more information, call 664-1230, ext. 3006.

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FINAL BLOOD DRIVE FOR YEAR SCHEDULED

The final Bond County American Red Cross blood drive for this year will be Tuesday, December 7 in the fellowship hall of the First United Methodist Church on South Second Street in Greenville.  The blood drive will be from noon to 4:00 p.m.  Each prospective donor must present valid identification such as a Red Cross donor’s card or driver’s license.  Give the gift of life this Christmas season.


U OF I EXTENSION SPONSORS SPEND SMART/SAVE SMART PROGRAM

The University of Illinois Extension is sponsoring the program, 13 Money Tips to Spend Smart/Save Smart.  The program will offer a variety of financial spending and saving tips for families and individuals.  The presentation will be by teleconference Monday, December 13 at 1:30 p.m. at the Farm Bureau Meeting Room in Greenville.   The cost is $3.00 for non-Homemakers Extension Members.  To pre-register, call 664-3665.

 


SIMPLE ROOM FUNDRAISER AT HUDDLE HOUSE

The Simple Room is having a fundraiser at Huddle House Restaurant Tuesday, December 7 from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.  You may help raise funds for The Simple Room’s program of mentoring and tutoring services by simply eating out. The Huddle House will donate 20 percent of all proceeds, during the three-hour event, to The Simple Room.  For more information, call 217-710-9155.

 

 

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OBITUARIES

JOYCE M. ZIMMERMANN

Joyce M. Zimmermann, age 85, of Ferrin, passed away Friday, December 3 at St. Mary’s Good Samaritan Hospital in Centralia. A private family funeral service is planned. There will be no visitation. Zieren Day Funeral Home in Carlyle is in charge of the arrangements.

NORBERT H. TIMMERMANN

Norbert H. Timmermann, age 86, of Breese, passed away Wednesday, December 1. A funeral Mass of Christian burial will be Saturday, at 11:00 a.m. at St. Augustine Catholic Church in Breese. Burial will be in the St. Dominic/ St. Augustine Cemetery. Friends may call Saturday, from 9:00 to 10:45 a.m. at Moss Funeral Home in Breese. Memorials are suggested to Mater Dei High School, All Saints Academy, St. Augustine Church, or the American Diabetes Association.

MARY JO ANDRES

Mary Jo Andres, age 88, of Hillsboro, passed away Thursday, December 2 at Hillsboro Area Hospital. Funeral services will be Tuesday, at 1:00 p.m. at the Panama United Methodist Church. Burial will be in Union Cemetery in Panama. Friends may call Tuesday, from 11:00 a.m. until service time at the church. The Perfetti Funeral Home in Panama is in charge of the arrangements.

ANNA KRUSE

Anna J. Kruse, age 93, of Germantown, passed away Friday, December 3 at Breese Nursing Home. A funeral Mass of Christian burial will be Tuesday, at 11:00 a.m. at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Germantown. Burial will be in St. Boniface Cemetery. Friends may call Tuesday, from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. at St. Boniface Church in Germantown. Memorials are suggested to St. Boniface Church. Moss Funeral Home in Germantown is in charge of the arrangements.

JOHN HEDIGER

John J. Hediger, age 64, of Highland, passed away Friday, December 3 at BJC Hospital in St. Louis. A memorial service will be Wednesday, at 7:30 p.m. at Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland. Burial will be in Highland City Cemetery. Friends may call Wednesday, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to the American Cancer Society.

KENNY PETERSON

Kenny Peterson, age 88, of Bethalto, passed away Saturday, December 4 at Eldercare of Alton.  Funeral services will be Thursday, at 11:00 a.m. at Young Funeral Home in Greenville.  Burial will be in Mt. Auburn Cemetery with military rites by Greenville VFW Post 1377.  Friends may call Wednesday, from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.  Memorials are suggested to the American Cancer Society.


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