DEATH RESULTS FROM SCOOTER ACCIDENT ON KEYESPORT ROAD
A Carlyle man, injured in a scooter accident August 18 on the Keyesport Road, died from his injuries. According to information from the Clinton County Sheriff’s Office, Thursday, August 18, at 5:26 p.m., Terrence Kueper, age 64, of Carlyle, was riding a Yamaha scooter westbound on Keyesport Road behind a pick-up truck pulling a trailer. According to a witness, the truck slowed to turn south on Emerald Road and Kueper appeared to not see the truck slowing to turn. The witness reported he applied the brakes on the scooter, the tires squealed, the front wheel wobbled, and then the scooter overturned on the roadway. Kueper was ARCHed from the scene to St. Louis University Hospital with serious injuries. According to the St. Louis Medical Examiner’s Office, a physician pronounced Terry Kueper dead at 9:50 p.m. August 19 at the hospital.
GOVERNOR SIGNS LEGISLATION DEFINING PARAMETERS FOR FARMERS’ MARKETS AND COTTAGE FOOD INDUSTRY
Governor Pat Quinn signed legislation defining parameters for farmers’ markets and the growing cottage food industry.
Senate Bill 840 allows homemade foods such as jams, cookies, and cakes to be sold at farmers’ markets. For their products to be sold at Illinois’ farmers’ markets, food vendors must:
- Have no more than $25,000.00 a year in sales.
- Follow specific labeling requirements.
- Register with the local health department.
- Have a valid Illinois Food Service Sanitation Manager Certificate for the person preparing the food.
- Have a placard that states, “This product was produced in a home kitchen not subject to public health inspection that may also process common food allergens.” The placard must be located where the food is sold.
Senate Bill 840 takes effect January 1, 2012.
HUGE TREE LIMB FALLS AT THE LIBRARY
A huge tree limb, approximately 40 feet long, blocked Fourth Street for a short time Friday morning. The massive limb fell from an old tree in front of the library at the corner of 4th and Main Streets. City workers were quickly on the scene, cutting up the big limb and getting Fourth Street open again. No one was hurt when the limb fell.
DR. MIMI HADDAD TO SPEAK AT GREENVILLE COLLEGE CONVOCATION
Dr. Mimi Haddad, President of Christians for Biblical Equality, is the guest speaker for the Convocation Service, August 31 starting at 9:30 a.m., as Greenville College begins its 120th academic year. Dr. Haddad’s address relates to this year’s senior integrative study topic – Gender Roles in the 21st Century. Dr. Haddad has written numerous articles and contributed to nine books. She also serves as an adjunct professor at Bethel University and North Park Theological Seminary. A colloquium with Dr. Haddad is scheduled for 3:30 p.m. in Snyder Hall room 104. There is no charge to attend the convocation or colloquium and everyone is invited.
ROADSIDE SAFETY CHECKS PLANNED FOR SEPTEMBER
According to District 11 Illinois State Police Captain B. Parsons, roadside safety checks are planned for September in the Metro-East area including Bond, Clinton, Madison, Monroe, and St. Clair Counties. The potential to come across these safety checks encourages drivers to obey traffic laws. Troopers will be on the lookout for alcohol-related violations, drivers operating vehicles in an unsafe manner, or driving with a suspended or revoked license.
Catherine Trickey, age 97, of Carlyle, passed away Friday, August 26 at Carlyle Healthcare Center in Carlyle. Funeral services for 97 year-old Catherine Trickey are pending at the Zieren Day Funeral Home in Carlyle.
Clifford C. Kolb
Retired Air Force MSGT Clifford C. Kolb, age 80, of Damiansville, passed away Friday, August 26. Funeral services will be Tuesday, at 10:00 a.m. at St. Damian Catholic Church in Damiansville. Friends may call Monday, from 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. and Tuesday, from 8:00 - 9:30 a.m. at Hempen Funeral Home in New Baden.
Dorothy A. Nuedecker
Dorothy A. Nuedecker, age 89, of Maryville, passed away Friday, August 26 at Liberty Village of Maryville. A funeral Mass will be Wednesday, at 10:00 a.m. at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Marine. Burial will be in St. Elizabeth's Catholic Cemetery. Friends may call Tuesday, from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. and Wednesday, from 8:00 to 9:30 a.m. at Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland. Memorials are suggested to St. Elizabeth Catholic Cemetery or in the form of Masses.
Elmer "Bud" Dorries
Elmer “Bud” Dorries, age 81, of Carlyle, passed away Friday, August 26 at Carlyle Healthcare Center in Carlyle. Funeral services will be Tuesday, at 11:00 a.m. at Zieren Day Funeral Home in Carlyle. A private burial will be at Carlyle Cemetery. Friends may call Monday, from 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. and Tuesday, from 8:00 a.m. until service time at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to VNA/TIP Hospice, the American Heart Association, or to the charity of the donor’s choice.
Kenneth H. Hoffman
Kenneth H. Hoffman, age 87, of Carlyle, passed away Saturday, August 27 at Carlyle Healthcare Center in Carlyle. Funeral services will be Wednesday, at 11:00 a.m. at the Carlyle Christian Church. Burial will be in Carlyle Cemetery with military honors. Friends may call Tuesday, from 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. and Wednesday, from 9:00 a.m. until service time at the church. Memorials are suggested to the Carlyle Christian Church or to the American Diabetes Association.
Pamela A. Pitt
Pamela A. Pitt, age 46, of Breese, passed away Thursday, August 25. Funeral services will be Monday, at 11:00 a.m. at St. Augustine Catholic Church in Breese. Burial will be in St. Dominic / St. Augustine Cemetery in Breese. Friends may call Monday, from 9:00 - 10:30 a.m. at the Hempen Funeral Home in Breese.
William J. Siegner
William J. Siegner, age 55, of Highland, passed away Thursday, August 25 at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Belleville. Funeral services will be Tuesday, at 10:00 a.m. at St. Paul Catholic Church in Highland. Burial will be in Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis. Friends may call Monday, from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. and Tuesday, from 8:00 to 9:30 a.m. at Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland. Memorials are suggested to St. Paul Education Foundation.
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