COUNTY RACES FOR 2012 GENERAL ELECTION
The 2012 General Election is only weeks away. In Bond County, Democrat Stacey Sidwell is running against Republican Rex Catron for the position of Circuit Clerk. There are two candidates in the Bond County Coroner race as well: Democrat Tony Brooks and Republican John Donnell. Current Bond County State’s Attorney Chris Bauer is running unopposed for reelection. For more information about the election or the candidates, contact the Bond County Clerk’s Office at 664-0449.
USDA ANNOUNCES DISASTER ASSISTANCE SIGN-UP FOR 2011 CROP LOSSES
According to Farm Service Agency State Executive Director Scherrie V. Giamanco, producers may enroll in the Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) program for 2011 crop year losses beginning October 22. Producers in all Illinois counties may be eligible for SURE benefits if they meet the requirements. For more information on the SURE program and to see if you qualify for assistance, contact your local FSA office.
GREENVILLE FIRE FIGHTERS RESPOND TO KENNY HALL
Greenville Firefighters responded Monday, at 11:20 a.m., to a fire alarm at Kenny Hall on the Greenville College campus. According to the fire report, when firefighters arrived they found college maintenance workers had accidentally activated the alarm while checking a pull station. There was no fire.
AMVETS COOKOUT FOR APPLE DAY RAISES MONEY FOR FOOD BANK
Apple Day is a big event and a lot of fun and one local organization raised a lot of money. AMVETS Post 140 raised $400.00 for the local food bank from their food stand this year according to Post Commander Tony Koonce.
Picture taken by Greenville Chamber of Commerce