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.
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.