TRUCK CATCHES FIRE
Greenville Firefighters responded Thursday, at 12:34 p.m., to the intersection of Woburn Road and Route 140 east of Greenville. According to the fire report, a 1998 Dodge pickup truck was at a stop sign when the driver saw smoke. She exited the vehicle before fire started in the engine compartment. No one was injured. Firefighters extinguished the blaze and were on the scene about 40 minutes.
AMERICAN FARM HERITAGE MUSEUM CHILLI AND SOUP SUPPER
The annual chili and soup supper at the American Farm Heritage Museum is Friday, January 11, at the museum south of Greenville. Serving is from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. The menu includes chili or soup, hot dogs, desserts, and drinks. The cost is $6.00 for adults, $3.00 for children ages 4-10, and children ages three and under may eat free.
Augusta L. Lienemann
Augusta L. Lienemann, age 86, of Highland, passed away Thursday, January 3 at Eden Village Retirement Center in Glen Carbon. Funeral services will be Monday, at 10:00 a.m., at Saint Paul Catholic Church in Highland. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery in Edwardsville. Friends may call Sunday, from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. and Monday, from 8:00 – 9:30 a.m. at the Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland. Memorials are suggested to Heartland Hospice or in the form of masses.
Carol S. Stearns
Carol S. Stearns, age 44, of rural Sorento, passed away Wednesday, January 2 at Greenville Regional Hospital. Funeral services will be Monday, at 11:00 a.m., at the Greenville First Christian Church. Burial will be in Brown Cemetery. Friends may call Sunday, from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m., at the First Christian Church. Memorials are suggested to the Stearns' Education Fund. The Donnell-Wiegand Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Julia Bess McCracken
Julia Bess McCracken, age 90, of Greenville, passed away Tuesday, January 1 at Fair Oaks Nursing Home. Funeral arrangements for 90 year-old Julia Bess McCracken are pending at the Donnell-Wiegand Funeral Home.
SATURDAY - mostly cloudy with a 30% chance of snow in the morning, high 39, low 25
SUNDAY - mostly sunny, high 31, low 21
Tune into Public Affairs this Sunday following the Noon Bond County Area News on WGEL Radio. Tom’s guest this week is Mike Westbrooks, director of the Greenville Public Library. A survey was recently sent to determine the public’s interest level in regards to adding e-books to the library’s inventory. Mike and Tom will talk about the results of the survey and the next steps for the library. That’s Public Affairs this Sunday following the Noon Bond County Area News here at WGEL.
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