01-29-2013

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22 YEAR-OLD VANDALIA MAN FOUND DEAD IN WOODED AREA

22 year-old Justin Wyatt was found dead in a wooded country area in Fayette County according to Fayette County Coroner Bruce Bowen.  Wyatt's family reported him missing Sunday.  A search was being formed Monday morning when Wyatt’s brother found his body.  Wyatt was pronounced dead at the scene around 11:40 a.m. Monday.  An autopsy was performed Monday evening and it is believed Wyatt died of hypothermia sometime Saturday.  The case remains under investigation by the Fayette County Coroner. 


MEMORIAL MASS SCHEDULED FOR FATHER VIC

A memorial mass service for Father Victor Kaltenbach will be Tuesday, January 29, at 7:00 p.m., at St. Lawrence Catholic Church in Greenville. Father Vic passed away Friday, January 18.  In 1994, he became chaplain at the Greenville Federal Correction Institute, saying Mass every Sunday afternoon. He also served as pastor at St. Lawrence Church in Greenville. 


CONSTRUCTION ON HARRIS AVENUE CONTINUES

According to Bill Grider, the construction on Harris Avenue is scheduled to be completed by Monday, March 11.  The city is replacing water lines along the street.  Grider told WGEL the project is approximately 60% complete at this time.  They still have some testing to do on the water lines and some additional hookups to complete.  New sidewalks will be installed and roadways restored. Grider said overall, the weather has not hindered their progress.  They shut down only one day due to heavy rain.


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AIRPORT AVENUE ACCIDENT SENDS ONE PERSON TO HOSPITAL

A Bond County Deputy, Bond County EMS, and Greenville Firefighters responded Monday, at 8:05 a.m., to a one-car accident on Airport Avenue south of Greenville.  According to the accident report, Deborah E. Range, age 64, of Pocahontas, was eastbound on Airport Avenue, in a Jeep Grand Cherokee. Range told officers she swerved to miss an oncoming truck and her car ran off the right side of the road. She over corrected and her car ran off the left side of the road, jumped the ditch, crossed into a field, and hit a ditch embankment. Greenville Firefighters helped carry Range to the ambulance and Bond County EMS took her to Greenville Regional Hospital for treatment.


MULBERRY GROVE AMERICAN LEGION SPONSORS BLOOD DRIVE

The Mulberry Grove American Legion Post #1180 sponsored an American Red Cross blood drive Thursday, in the Community Building in the Mulberry Grove Park.  Twenty-six persons registered with twenty-two units collected.  Marion Bone received a 14-gallon pin, Randy Ambuehl a 12-gallon pin, and William Eubank a 10-gallon pin.  Dylan Wagoner and Jim Hopkins received blood drop pins as first-time donors.


PURPOSE OF THE ILLINOIS POISON CONTROL CENTER

The Illinois Poison Control Center is celebrating its 60th year of service in 2013.  Operations Director Carol DesLauriers said poisoning is a big public health issue concerning people of all ages, education, and socioeconomic levels.  The Illinois Poison Control Center provides comprehensive information and treatment advice on any potentially harmful substance via their free 24-hour hotline.  Anyone may call this number for assistance.  The center took more than 81,000 calls in 2012.  Carol said they encourage anyone with questions about a potentially harmful substance to call their hotline at 1-800-222-1222.  For more information about the IPCC, visit their website www.illinoispoisoncenter.org.


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CHAMBER SEEKING NOMINATIONS FOR TURLEY AWARD

The Greenville Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for the 20th annual Gerald Turley Memorial Award.  Created in 1994, the award honors a Greenville citizen who has demonstrated personal sacrifice, involvement, innovation, and community leadership to promote the success of Greenville. The award was named for former mayor Gerald Turley.  Nominations should be submitted by February 11 to the Greenville Chamber of Commerce, PO Box 283, Greenville.  For more information about the Gerald Turley Award or the nomination process, call 664-9272.

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OBITUARIES

Arnold C. Schneider

Arnold C. Schneider, age 84, of Greenville, passed away Sunday, January 27, at Hillsboro Healthcare and Rehab Center. Funeral services will be Wednesday, at 11:00 a.m. at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Greenville. Burial will be in Mt. Auburn Cemetery. Friends may call Tuesday, from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. at Young Funeral Home in Greenville. Memorials are suggested to Our Redeemer Lutheran Church or to the American Farm Heritage Museum.


 

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