FALSE FIRE ALARM AT KFC TACO BELL IN GREENVILLE
Greenville firefighters responded to the KFC/Taco Bell on Route 127 south of Greenville just after midnight Wednesday to investigate a fire alarm. According to the fire report, the alarm was called in by the alarm company, however, no alarm sounded at KFC/Taco Bell. There was no fire and firefighters were on the scene less than ten minutes.
KASKASKIA COLLEGE BOARD OF TRUSTEES TO MEET
The Kaskaskia College Board of Trustees is scheduled to meet Monday, August 27, with dinner at 5:30 p.m. and the meeting at 7:00, in the Wedekemper Board Room. The agenda includes administrative reports, approval of the election notice, health insurance stipend, disposal of college property, accepting donations, approving employment for a building and grounds technician and an academic advisor, approval of the master design for the Vandalia Campus, and a closed session for personnel and business matters.
STUDENTS URGED TO ENTER “LETTERS ABOUT LITERATURE” COMPETITION
Secretary of State and State Librarian Jesse White urges students in grades 4-10 to enter the 2013 “Letters About Literature” contest, a national reading and writing competition. Students read books and write letters to the authors, living or deceased, describing how the books positively impacted their lives. White said, “Illinois has had more entries than any other state for five years in a row. I encourage all students to take part in this competition and I hope their participation leads to a lifetime love of reading.” There are three levels, grades 4-6, 7-8, and 9-10. State winners in each level will compete at the national level. The deadline to enter is January 11, 2013. For more information, call Bonnie at 217-558-2065.