FIREFIGHTERS RESPOND TO CO ALARM ON WYATT AVENUE
Greenville Firefighters responded Wednesday, at 2:02 p.m., to a report of a carbon monoxide alarm sounding at a residence on Wyatt Avenue. According to the report, firefighters took readings at the location and found no trace of carbon monoxide. They were on the scene approximately 20 minutes.
GREENVILLE RECEIVES $86,000.00 REIMBURSEMENT FOR FILTERING WATER
The City of Greenville recently received $86,665.04 from the settlement of a class action lawsuit to help reimburse the cost of filtering the herbicide atrazine from drinking water. Atrazine, a widely used corn herbicide produced by the Swiss chemical company Syngenta, commonly runs off fields into rivers, streams, and lakes used by communities for sources of drinking water. Atrazine is filtered from source water to be sure people receive the highest water quality possible. Greenville was one of 1,084 communities represented in the suit settled last October for $105 million.
BOND COUNTY UNIT 2 BUILDING AND GROUNDS COMMITTEE TO MEET
The Bond County Unit 2 Building and Grounds Committee is scheduled to meet Thursday, January 24, at 3:30 p.m., in the Pocahontas Center Library. The committee will be discussing and reviewing safety features in Unit 2 Schools.
Cletus H. Fuehne
Cletus H. Fuehne, age 86, of Damiansville, passed away Wednesday, January 23. A funeral Mass will be Saturday, at 10:00 a.m., at St. Damian Catholic Church in Damiansville. Burial will be in St. Damian Cemetery. Friends may call Friday, after 4:00 p.m. and Saturday, from 8:00 – 9:30 a.m. at the Hempen Funeral Home in New Baden. Memorials are suggested to the Kidney Foundation, St. Damian Parish, or to Mater Dei High School.
Doris J. Hughey
Doris J. Hughey, age 84, of Greenville, passed away Tuesday, January 22, at Greenville Regional Hospital. Memorial services will be Saturday, at 11:00 a.m., at the Greenville First Presbyterian Church. Burial will be in Mt. Auburn Cemetery at a later date. Friends may call Saturday, from 10:00 a.m. until service time at the church. Memorials are suggested to Greenville Regional Hospital or the Greenville First Presbyterian Church. Young Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Richard F. Ritzheimer
Richard F. Ritzheimer, age 81, of Trenton, passed away Tuesday, January 22, at Memorial Hospital in Belleville. A Mass of Christian burial will be Saturday, at noon, at St. Mary Catholic Church in Trenton. Friends may call Saturday, from 10:00 a.m. until service time at the church. According to his wishes, his body has been donated to St. Louis University Medical School. Memorials are suggested to St. Mary Church or to Trenton American Legion Baseball.
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