SECOND GRADERS TO PERFORM AT CARDINALS GAME
The second grade class at Greenville Elementary School has been invited to travel to St. Louis this summer for an exciting performance. Greenville Elementary School Music Teacher Mrs. Kim Lugge told WGEL they got an invitation from the St. Louis Cardinals to appear at one of the 2012 home games to sing the song “God Bless America.” The second graders will perform on the field at Busch Stadium, Saturday, July 7 at 3:15 p.m. before the game against the Miami Marlins. They will be selling tickets and as soon as all details are known, information will be shared with the community. If you have any questions, call the elementary school at 664-3117 and ask for Mrs. Lugge.
BOND COUNTY HABITAT FOR HUMANITY 2012 FUND RAISERS
Bond County Habitat for Humanity has been serving the community and helping build affordable homes in the Bond County area since 2002. Funding is essential to this effort and the organization hosts fund raising activities annually. Fund raising activities planned for this year include a dance with DJ Brad Rogers, a fried chicken meal, and a silent auction Saturday, April 14 at the Greenville VFW. Tickets are $20.00 per single and $35.00 per couple and will be available at Bradford National Bank and Watson’s Drug Store. A Gospel concert is planned for Sunday, April 29, at 6:00 p.m. at the First Christian Church. Blue Grass in the Park will be Saturday, May 19 at Patriot’s Park with barbecue cooked by Wes Pourchot. For more information on any of these activities or to donate items for the silent auction, call Barb at 267-7124.
WEISER DENIED A REDUCED SENTENCE
30 year-old Melissa J. Weiser, of East Carondelet, who plead guilty to 32 counts of aggravated driving under the influence, appeared in Clinton County Court Wednesday, January 25 to ask that her 20 year sentence be reduced. Weiser was legally intoxicated when she ran through an intersection on Emerald Road at the Keyesport Road, striking another vehicle. Four people were killed in the accident, and four more injured. Weiser’s request for a reduced sentence was denied by Judge Dennis Middendorff.
James W. Kayser
James W. Kayser, age 83, of Glen Carbon, passed away Saturday, February 4 at Anderson Hospital in Maryville. Funeral services will be Friday, at 10:00 a.m., at St. Paul Catholic Church in Highland. Burial will be in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Highland. Friends may call Thursday, from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. and Friday, from 8:00 to 9:30 a.m. at the Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland.
Frank Robison, age 89, of Summerfield, formerly of Tucson, AZ, passed away Monday, February 6 at home. Funeral services will be Tuesday, February 14, at 1:00 p.m., at Heather Mortuary and Chapel in Tucson, AZ. Friends may call Wednesday, February 8 from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. at the Moss Funeral Home in Trenton and February 14, from noon to 1:00 p.m. at the funeral home in Tucson. Memorials are suggested to the donor's choice.