12-24-2010

 




SINGLE VEHICLE ACCIDENT WITH TRAIN

A train / car accident Thursday, December 23, at 5th and Main Streets in Vandalia, sent one person to the hospital.  According to a press release from Vandalia Police, at about 1:12 p.m. a 2008 Chevrolet Impala, driven by Elberta Eubanks, of Vandalia, collided with a train.  Vandalia Firefighters extricated Eubanks from her car.  Fayette County EMS took Eubanks to Fayette County Hospital for treatment of serious injuries.  She was later ARCHed to another hospital.  A railroad crossing gate and supporting pole at the intersection sustained damage.  There were no reports of injuries to personnel on the train.  Vandalia Police continue to investigate the collision.

 

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PLAN COMMISSION MEETING CHANGED

The Greenville Plan Commission will not meet Monday, December 27.  Due to the Christmas holiday, the meeting will be Tuesday, January 4 at 7:00 p.m. at the Municipal Building.  The agenda includes a public hearing to consider a request by Amrish Patel to approve a petition for annexation of the Budget Host Motel into the corporate boundary of the City of Greenville and designate a zoning classification of B-2.  A second request by Amrish Patel to approve a three-lot preliminary plat for a subdivision will also be considered.

 

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PUBLIC HEARING CANCELED

The public hearing scheduled for December 27 at 7:00 p.m. at the Greenville Municipal Building, regarding application for a community development assistance grant, has been rescheduled for Thursday, January 6.


KASKASKIA COLLEGE BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETING

The Kaskaskia College Board of Trustees met recently. SIU Professor Pinckney Benedict will be the visiting writers series guest speaker. The KC Phi Theta Kappa chapter sponsored a leadership summit and KC won the 2010 pint-to-pint blood drive challenge with Rend Lake College. The speech team sold about 200 dinners at heir spaghetti dinner fund raiser at Grace Church in Centralia. About $800.00 was raised at the event. The board discussed an environmental climate survey, the results of which will be utilized in the college’s continuous improvement efforts. The board agreed to form a committee with representatives from the board, administration, faculty, and staff to develop an effective survey instrument.  

 


OBITUARIES

DOROTHY E. “DOT” DUMSTORFF

Dorothy E. “Dot” Dumstorff, age 74, of Breese, passed away Wednesday, December 22. A memorial service will be Monday, at 8:00 p.m. at Moss Funeral Home in Breese. Friends may call Monday, from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. The Breese American Legion Auxiliary will visit the funeral home Monday at 7:00 p.m.

RICHARD S. FEDERER

Richard S. Federer, age 82, of Highland, passed away Wednesday, December 22 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Highland. Funeral services will be Monday, at 10:00 a.m. at Evangelical United Church of Christ in Highland. Burial will be in the Highland City Cemetery. Friends may call Sunday, from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland and Monday from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. at the church. Memorials are suggested to the Highland Area Community Foundation-Rotary Club Fund, or the Evangelical United Church of Christ.

NATASHA THOMPSON GREEN

Natasha Thompson Green, age 32, of Greenville, formerly of Mulberry Grove, passed away Tuesday, December 21 at her home.  Funeral services will be Tuesday, December 28 at 11:00 a.m. at the Donnell-Wiegand Funeral Home in Greenville.  Friends may call Monday, from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.  Memorials are suggested to the family.

LARRY L. WEAVER

Larry L. Weaver, age 75, of Hamel, passed away Wednesday, December 22 at Anderson Hospital in Maryville. Graveside services will be Monday, at 2:30 p.m. at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis. Friends may call Monday, from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. at Dauderman Mortuary in Hamel. Memorials are suggested to Disabled American Veterans or American Heart Association.


WEATHER

SATURDAY CHRISTMAS DAY - cloudy with snow flurries, high 28, low 20

SUNDAY -mostly cloudy with snow flurries, high 25, low 15


PUBLIC AFFAIRS

Tune into Public Affairs this Sunday following the Noon Bond County Area News on WGEL Radio.  Steve’s guest this week is Brain Padgett with the Illinois Department of Insurance, and they will discuss changes in Medicare.  That’s this Sunday following the Noon Bond County Area News, Public Affairs on WGEL Radio. 


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