03-12-2012

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HABITAT FOR HUMANITY PLANS FUND RAISING ACTIVITY

A Habitat for Humanity fund raiser is scheduled for Saturday, April 14, from 6:30 p.m. – midnight at the Greenville VFW.  There will be food and drinks with music by DJ Brad Rogers.  The cost is $20.00 per person or $35.00 per couple.  Tickets are available at Bradford National Bank, Watson’s Drug Store, or Kalous Market.  Donations may be sent to: Habitat for Humanity, PO Box 496, Greenville, IL 62246.  Proceeds will help build the next home in Bond County.  For more information, call Barb at 267-7124.

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TICKETS FOR COMETS GAME AT BUSCH STADIUM GOING FAST

Sunday, April 15, the Greenville Comets baseball team is playing the Edwardsville Tigers at Busch Stadium and tickets are going fast.  Greenville High School Athletic Director Joe Alstat said the Cardinals will play the Chicago Cubs at 1:15 p.m. and the Comets / Tigers follows immediately. To get your tickets, contact the Sunrise Daycare at the First Christian Church in Greenville right away.  Their number is 664-4508.  There are only about 100 tickets left.  When they are gone, about 1,800 tickets will have been sold for this game.


GREENVILLE FIRE DISTRICT FEBRUARY REPORT

Greenville Firefighters responded to nine calls in February 2012.  Responses included two grass or brush fires, one request to standby at the firehouse to provide mutual aid if needed, one assist to EMS, and five fire alarm system activations.

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BOND COUNTY HEALTH BOARD TO MEET

The Bond County Health Board is scheduled to meet Monday, March 12 at 6:30 p.m.  The agenda includes by-laws amendments, revisions of job descriptions for family planning - office nurse and family nurse practitioner positions, and personnel policies.


POCAHONTAS AND SORENTO KINDERGARTEN SCREENING

Children who will be five years old on or before Saturday, September 1 are eligible for kindergarten enrollment.  Sorento School will conduct kindergarten screening and pre-registration Thursday, April 12, from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.  Pocahontas school kindergarten screening and pre-registration is Friday, April 13 from 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.  The entire process will take approximately 45 minutes.  Parents must bring birth certificates and immunization records.  For more information or to schedule a screening time, call Kim at Pocahontas at 669-2296, or Marsha at Sorento at 217-272-4111.

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OBITUARIES

Arthur Harpstrite

Arthur J. “Bud” Harpstrite, age 81, of New Baden, passed away Saturday, March 10. A funeral Mass will be Friday, at 11:00 a.m. at St. George Catholic Church in New Baden. Burial will be in Resurrection Cemetery in New Baden. Friends may call Friday, from 9:00 - 10:30 a.m. at Hempen Funeral Home in New Baden.

Evelyn Dulle

Evelyn Dulle, age 85, of Albers, passed away Friday, March 9. A memorial Mass will be Saturday, at 10:00 a.m. at St. Bernard Catholic Church in Albers. Burial will be in St. Bernard Cemetery. Friends may call Saturday, from 9:00 a.m. until service time at the church.

Frances Rose Budde

Frances Rose Budde, age 84, of Albers, passed away Wednesday, March 7. A funeral Mass will be Wednesday, at 10:00 a.m. at St. Bernard Catholic Church in Albers. Burial will be in St. Bernard Cemetery. Friends may call Tuesday, from 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. and Wednesday, from 8:00 - 9:30 a.m. at the Hempen Funeral Home in Albers.

Lawrence Schulte

Lawrence Schulte, age 87, of Germantown, passed away Friday, March 9. A funeral Mass will be Tuesday, at 10:00 a.m. at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Germantown. Burial will be in St. Boniface Cemetery. Friends may call Monday, from 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. and Tuesday, from 8:00 - 9:30 a.m. at the Hempen Funeral Home in Aviston.

Norma J. Schmitt

Norma J. Schmitt, age 97, of Highland, passed away Saturday, March 10, at Hitz Memorial Home in Alhambra. Funeral services will be Tuesday, at 11:00 a.m., at the Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland. Burial will be in College Hill Cemetery in Lebanon.  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 the St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Marine.

Pearl Salmons

Pearl Salmons, age 85, of Pocahontas, passed away Friday, March 9 at St. Johns Hospital in Springfield. Funeral services will be Monday, at 11:00 a.m. at the Meredith Funeral Home in Pocahontas. Burial will be in Robinson Cemetery in Pocahontas. Friends may call Sunday, from 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. and Monday, from 8:00 a.m. until service time at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to the Pearl Salmons Memorial Fund.

Richard E. Dumstorff, Sr.

Richard E. Dumstorff, Sr., age 66, of Germantown, passed away Friday, March 9 at his residence. A funeral Mass of Christian burial will be Monday, at 10:00 a.m. at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Germantown. Burial will be in St. Boniface Cemetery. Friends may call Sunday, from 3:00 - 7:00 p.m. and Monday, from 8:00 - 9:30 a.m. at the Moss Funeral Home in Germantown. Memorials are suggested to St. Vincent De Paul Society or to St. Boniface Church.

Roy C. Ridings

Roy C. Ridings, age 75 of Keyesport, passed away Tuesday, March 6 at St. Luke’s Hospital in Chesterfield, Missouri.  Funeral services will be at a later date.

Veronica C. Rickhoff

Veronica C. Rickhoff, age 86, of Bartelso, passed away Friday, March 9 at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Belleville. A funeral Mass of Christian burial will be Monday, at 2:00 p.m. at St. Cecilia Church in Bartelso. Burial will be in St. Cecilia Cemetery. Friends may call Sunday, from 1:00 - 5:00 p.m. and Monday, from 11:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. at the Moss Funeral Home in Breese.

Neal R. Turley

Neal R. Turley, age 74, of Greenville, passed away Saturday, March 10 in Edwardsville.  Funeral services will be Wednesday, at the First Christian Church in Greenville at 11AM.  Burial will be in Mt. Auburn Cemetery.  Friends may call Tuesday, from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the church.  Memorials are suggested to the First Christian Church or the Relais Bonne Eau Hospice Center.  The Donnell-Wiegand Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


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