7-05-2012

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FIRE IN FORREST LANE APARTMENTS

Greenville Fire Department Personnel were dispatched to a fire in the laundry room on the bottom floor of Forrest Lane Apartments Tuesday, around 2:00 a.m.  According to the fire report, that fire was allegedly purposely set.  Damage was confined to the laundry room with damages estimated at around $5,000.00.  The fire was set with a match and remains under investigation. 


HOUSE FIRE IN MULBERRY GROVE

Mulberry Grove Firefighters responded at 4:21 this morning to a report of a fire at a residence on South Maple Street in Mulberry Grove.  Keyesport Fire Department Personnel responded for automatic mutual aid.  According to Fire Chief Dwight Volkmar, a passer-by noticed smoke coming from under the roof, called in the alarm, and woke up the family.  The cause of the fire was electrical in the attic.  Damage was confined to the kitchen ceiling and is estimated at approximately $3,000.00.  There were no injuries and firefighters were on the scene an hour and 45 minutes.


GREENVILLE FIREFIGHTERS CALLED TO KITCHEN FIRE

Greenville Firefighters responded Monday, at 10:17 p.m., to a report of a structure fire at a residence on Harris Avenue.  According to the fire report, the fire was a grease fire on the stove in the kitchen.  The fire was confined to the kitchen area and damage was minimal.  Firefighters cleaned smoke from the home.  Damage is estimated at $300.00.  No injuries were reported and firefighters were on the scene about half an hour.

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KASKASKIA COLLEGE OFFERS HALF-PRICE ZONE FOR TUITION

To reduce the impact of tuition costs, Kaskaskia College is offering a half-price zone for any student enrolling in more than fifteen credit hours.  Vice President of Administrative Services Nancy Kinsey said, “There are no exceptions and no classes are excluded from this offer.  Students who register for more than 15 credit hours in the fall 2012 and spring 2013 semesters will enjoy the automatic half-price tuition waver for every credit hour above 15.”  For more information, call at 545-3040.

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MOTORCYCLES HIT DEER ON INTERSTATE 70

Illinois State Police responded Tuesday, at 8:38 p.m., to the scene of an accident on Interstate 70 in the eastbound lanes at the 37 mile marker.  According to information from the Greenville Police Department, two motorcycles hit a deer.  Pocahontas-Old Ripley Ambulance and Firefighters were dispatched to the scene.  Pocahontas-Old Ripley Ambulance took two persons to Greenville Regional Hospital for treatment.  According to the Illinois State Police, injuries were minor and names were not released.


MICROSOFT EXCEL CLASS AT GREENVILLE EDUCATION CENTER

Kaskaskia College is offering a “Microsoft Excel” class at the Greenville Education Center.  The class starts Monday, July 9, and will meet Mondays and Wednesdays, from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m., ending July 23.  For more information or to register, call 664-9394.

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OBITUARIES

Neal Floyd Tschamnen  

Neal Floyd Tschamnen, age 79, of Greenville, formerly of Highland, passed away Wednesday, July 4 at his home.  Funeral arrangements for 79 year-old Neal Floyd Tschamnen are incomplete at the Donnell-Wiegand Funeral Home in Greenville.


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