10-19-2012

 




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GREENVILLE FIRE DEPARTMENT CALLED TO OVEN FIRE

Greenville Firefighters responded Thursday, at 6:55 p.m., to a report of an oven fire at a residence on Prairie Street.  Bond County EMS also responded for possible smoke inhalation.  According to the fire report, the cause of the smoke was a coffee maker on top of a cook stove that somehow caught fire.  The fire was out when firefighters arrived and they ventilated smoke from the home.  Damage is estimated at $1,500.00.  No injuries were reported.  Fire department personnel were on the scene about half an hour.

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GREENVILLE LEAF VACUUM PROGRAM 2012

Greenville’s Leaf Vacuuming Program continues through December 21.  Please rake your leaves to the edge of the curb or edge of the yard to be within reach of the leaf vacuum equipment.  Leaves should not extend into the street or roadway. Piles should be no higher than three feet and not contain sticks, brush and debris. The city is divided into sections and the vacuum unit will be in operation Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. Mondays, all areas west of Elm Street, to the west edge of the city, and all areas south of Harris Avenue will be vacuumed. Wednesdays, vacuuming will be done east of Elm Street and north of Durley Street. Fridays, the area east of Elm Street, south of Durley Street, and north of Harris Avenue, to Idler Lane will be vacuumed.


GREENVILLE COLLEGE HOMECOMING ACTIVITIES

Greenville College Homecoming weekend is October 19-20.  Activities begin Friday, October 18, at 9:30 a.m., in the Whitlock Music Center with the presentation of alumni awards and a special chapel service.  The parade is Friday, at 4:00 p.m., the women’s volleyball team plays Westminster at 7:00 p.m., and the choir performs at 7:30.  The Panther 5K Road Race starts Saturday at 6:45 a.m.  The Panthers football team will play Eureka College at 1:00 p.m. and the men’s and women’s soccer teams play at 2:00 and 4:00 respectively.  An all-alumni dinner is at 5:30 p.m. in the Armington Center.  For more information, call 664-6513.

STATE DONATES SURPLUS WINTER GEAR TO HOMELESS

The Illinois Department of Central Management Services (CMS) will donate boots, coats, sleeping bags and other gear to help thousands of homeless persons stay warm this winter.  More than $1.1 million worth of federal surplus supplies will go to charities, homeless shelters, churches, and other humanitarian organizations to distribute. According to a U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development report, more than 15,000 individuals in Illinois are homeless and the Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs estimates 1,300 veterans are homeless.  More information on Illinois’ surplus program is available at: http://cms.illinois.gov

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OBITUARIES

Richard M. Maurer

Richard M. Maurer, age 75, of Alhambra, passed away Wednesday, October 17, at his home.  Funeral arrangements for 75 year-old Richard M. Maurer are incomplete at the Dauderman Mortuary in Alhambra.


WEATHER

SATURDAY - mostly sunny, high 61, low 44

SUNDAY - sunny, high 73, low 58


PUBLIC AFFAIRS

Tune into Public Affairs this Sunday following the Noon Bond County Area News on WGEL Radio.  Michelle’s guest this week is Jeff Hopkins, a Safety Education Administrator with the Illinois Department of Natural Resources.  They’ll talk about Hunter Safety and some of the things that you should keep in mind when you’re out hunting this fall.  That’s Public Affairs this Sunday following the Noon Bond County Area News here at WGEL.


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