09-27-2012

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GREENVILLE WOMEN’S CLUB ANNOUNCES COMMUNITY AWARDS

The Women's Club Community Awards will be presented Saturday, October 6 as part of the Apple Day celebration in Greenville.  Women’s Club Awards Chair Jerri Davenport said the Greenville Women’s Club’s Restoration Award will be presented to Bob & Cathy Wiedenhoeft for their historic updates to their building located at 215 W. College Avenue.  Wayne Ambuehl, owner and operator of Wayne’s Produce, will receive the Hometown Pride Award.  The Appreciation Award goes to Robert Horsfall for his community involvement over the years and his support of the Greenville Women’s Club.  The Service Award has two recipients this year; Gerald Jenner for his many years of community service and Assistant State’s Attorney Dora Mann for her work with foster children.  The Presidential Award will be presented to Scott Darnell for his work in designing handicapped vehicles.  The Community Pride Award goes to the Greenville Regional Hospital Auxiliary Thrift Shop volunteers and Kathy Brewer will be awarded the Outstanding Club Member Award.  The Community Awards will be presented Apple Day, October 6, at 10:00 a.m., on the Greenville Courthouse lawn.


CAR HITS HOUSE ON ELM STREET

Greenville Police and Bond County EMS responded Wednesday, at 10:55 a.m., to a single-car accident on Elm Street.  According to the accident report, Kathryn J. Anderson, age 25, of Greenville, was southbound on Elm Street in a Chevrolet Lumina and attempted to turn right into a private drive.  She missed the drive, her car jumped over the curb and struck the house.  Damage to the car and house is estimated at more than $1500.00.  Bond County EMS took Anderson to Greenville Regional Hospital for treatment.


TONIGHT IS VOLLEY FOR A CURE

“Volley for a Cure” is Thursday, September 27 at Greenville High School.  The Lady Comets will play the Lady Vandals.  There will be pork burgers, pork chops, and brats, and a silent auction and other activities.  Proceeds go to Bond County Relay for Life.  For more information, call Jody at 691-8435.

 

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BOND COUNTY SALVATION ARMY ASKING FOR LOCAL DONATIONS

The Bond County Salvation Army reminds you times are hard for some folks these days and are encouraging donations.  Local representative Wayne Pierce said needs are great for those who have bills they cannot pay and he encourages you to make donations to the Salvation Army to help these people in need.  All donations made through Frank Joy at Bradford National Bank will be used locally.


VILLAGE OF POCAHONTAS MONTHLY MEETING

Mayor Dave Clark opened the Pocahontas monthly meeting. Much was discussed, including potential sewer rate increases and changes in the fee structure for the city clean-up operations. These fee increases and those on mowing, towing of vehicles, and clean-up of individuals' property are tables until the village attorney reviews them.


FIRST ANNUAL PINK BOWL

Friday, October 19, the Greenville football Comets will take on the Vandalia Vandals in the first annual Pink Bowl. Greenville Regional Hospital is providing players from both teams with pink wristbands to show their support for breast cancer awareness month. Commemorative T-shirts will be available for $10.00 during the Pink Bowl or in advance at either high school. Proceeds from the T-shirts will be donated to each school’s booster programs and to the American Cancer Society.

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OBITUARIES

Catherine F. “Cathy” Koerkenmeier    

Catherine F. “Cathy” Koerkenmeier, age 78, of Highland, passed away Wednesday, September 26 at Faith Country Side Homes in Highland.  A funeral Mass of Christian burial will be Saturday, at 9:00 a.m. at St. Paul Catholic Church.  Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery in Highland.  Friends may call Friday, from 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. at the Moss Funeral Home in Trenton and Saturday, from 8:00 - 8:45 a.m. at the church.  Memorials are suggested to the Alzheimer’s Association or to Hospice of Southern Illinois.

Lucille E. Higgins

Lucille E. Higgins, age 84, of Edwardsville, passed away Thursday, August 30 at the Relais Bonne Eau Hospice Home in Edwardsville.  Memorial services will be Saturday, at 1:00 p.m. at Zion Lutheran Church in Carpenter, Illinois.  Burial will be in Zion Lutheran Cemetery.  Memorials are suggested to the Alzheimer’s Association or to the Relais Bonne Eau Hospice Home.  The Dauderman Mortuary in Alhambra is in charge of the arrangements.

Teddy L. Long

Teddy L. Long, age 61, of Aviston, formerly of Trenton, passed away Monday, September 24 at his home.  Funeral services will be Monday, at 11:00 a.m. at the Moss Funeral Home in Trenton.  A private burial with full military honors will be in Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery.  Friends may call Sunday, from 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. and Monday, from 10:00 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.  Memorials are suggested to the Wounded Warriors Project or to the Disabled Veterans.


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