MULBERRY GROVE VILLAGE BOARD APPROVES CONTRACT TO OIL STREETS
At their regular meeting, the Mulberry Grove Village Board approved a contract with HMG Engineers to secure funding with the Illinois Department of Transportation to oil and chip streets in Mulberry Grove.
Mayor Doug Enloe shared information that the Bond County Sheriff’s Department will install a VHF radio antenna on the village water tower and provide a radio for the police car and two hand-held radios for officers.
Travis Taylor, a community organizer with the Illinois Coalition for Community Service Organizations, addressed the board concerning interest in a youth program for the village.
HUNTING CLASSES OFFERED THROUGH IDNR
It's time to start planning for hunting seasons in Illinois. Sportsmen are urged to check the Illinois Department of Natural Resources website for educational safety classes. The classes do fill up quickly, so people should register as soon as possible. Hunter Safety Courses help youngsters prepare for their first chance of hunting and using a firearm. They're also popular among women as they become more and more interested in the outdoors.
VILLAGE OF PATOKA SMOKE TESTING SEWERS
The Village of Patoka will smoke-test sewers during the week of July 18-22, between 7:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. You may notice smoke from building sewer vents or the ground along sewer lines. If you see smoke in your home from sewer lines, plumbing, or fixtures, notify the Patoka Utilities Superintendent immediately as this is a sign your plumbing needs service and dangerous sewer gases and odors may enter your home. For more information or to report sewer problems, call 618-780-5414.
BOND COUNTY UNIT 2 BOARD OF EDUCATION TO MEET
The Bond County Unit 2 Board of Education is scheduled to meet Monday, July 18 at 7:00 p.m. in the central office conference room. The agenda includes bids for bread, dairy, towels, and tires, resignations and a leave of absence, principals’ and superintendents’ reports, and a closed session.
MULBERRY GROVE BOARD OF EDUCATION TO MEET
The Mulberry Grove Board of Education is scheduled to meet Monday, July 18 at 7:00 p.m. The agenda includes principals’ and superintendent’s reports, update report on high school gym floor and geothermal remodeling projects, bread bids, the 2010-2011 and 2011-2012 budgets, and a closed session.
Hazel M. Hastings
Hazel M. Hastings, age 90, of Mulberry Grove, passed away Saturday, July 16 at her residence. Funeral services will be Monday, at 7:00 p.m. at the Donnell-Wiegand Funeral Home in Mulberry Grove. Friends may call Monday, from 5:00 p.m. until service time at the funeral home.
Paul J. Shea
Paul J. Shea, age 88, of Greenville, passed away Sunday, July 17 at Fair Oaks Nursing Home. A funeral Mass will be Tuesday, at 11:00 a.m. at the St. Lawrence Catholic Church in Greenville. Burial will be in St. Lawrence Catholic Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the St. Lawrence Catholic Church.
Robert G. "Bob" Ponder, Sr.
Robert G. "Bob" Ponder, Sr., age 62, of Trenton, passed away Friday, July 15 at his residence. Funeral services will be Tuesday, at 8:00 p.m. at West Gate Baptist Church in Trenton. Burial will be private. Friends may call Tuesday, from 5:00 p.m. until service time at the church. Memorials are suggested to the family.
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