02-18-2013

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CONGRESSMAN SHIMKUS OPENING NEW OFFICE IN MARYVILLE

Congressman John Shimkus is having a ribbon cutting ceremony Monday, February 25, at 9:30 a.m., for his new office in Maryville. Congressman Shimkus said due to redistricting, they had to move their old office in Collinsville as it was no longer in the 54th district. The office is located at 15 Professional Park Drive.  Shimkus said it is a great facility with plenty of parking.  For more information, call the new office at 288-7190.

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KASSIDY ALDERMAN ADVANCES TO STATE IN THREE POINT COMPETITION

Congratulations to Kassidy Alderman who made nine out of fifteen three-point shots Thursday night at the Newton Sectional.  Kassidy will advance to state competition next Thursday, February 21 at the Red Bird Arena on the Illinois State University Campus in Bloomington.   

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MEMBERS OF GREENVILLE FFA ATTEND CONFERENCE

Several Bond County FFA members recently attended the 212 National FFA Conference in Collinsville.  Greenville High School FFA Advisor Steve Zimmerman said Danielle Somraty, Matthew Barbey, Mitchell Langham, Kaeden Mollett, and Mark Ayers attended the conference which focuses on building leadership skills, encouraging students to always do their best and be enthusiastic in what they do.  Steve said the kids get an opportunity to meet with other students across the state to see what they are doing in their area, which encourages them to be even more active when they get home.

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GREENVILLE HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS COMPETE IN ACADEMIC CHALLENGE

Seventeen district high schools competed Thursday, February 7, in the Annual Academic Challenge at Kaskaskia College.  The Greenville High School team competed in the medium school division.  Greenville students winning awards are Hayden File – first in Chemistry, Madi Calvin – tied for second in Chemistry and Math, and Seth Lohman – tied for second in Chemistry and tied for third in Math.

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GREENVILLE FIREFIGHTERS RESPOND TO DUCT FIRE AT PETERSON SPRING

Greenville Firefighters responded Friday, February 15, at 11:24, to Peterson Spring to investigate a report of a fire in the duct work.  According to the fire report, workers at the facility extinguished the fire before firefighters arrived.  They removed the smoke with fans and were were on the scene about 30 minutes.

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OBITUARIES

Lorraine Koenig

Lorraine Koenig, age 95, of Trenton, passed away Friday, February 15, at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Breese.  Funeral services will be Monday, at 10:30 a.m., at St. John United Church of Christ in Trenton.  Burial will be in Oakdale Cemetery in Oakdale, Illinois.  Friends may call Monday, from 9:30 a.m. until service time at the church.  Memorials are suggested to St. John United Church of Christ.  The Moss Funeral Home in Trenton is in charge of the arrangements.

William H. Reddick

William H. Reddick, age 81, of Keyesport, passed away Thursday, February 14, at his home.  Funeral services will be Tuesday, at 11:00 a.m., at the Columbus Baptist Church.  Burial will be in Payne Cemetery in rural Keyesport with graveside military honors by American Legion Post #1180.  Friends may call Monday, from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m., at Young Funeral Home.  Memorials are suggested to the Columbus Baptist Church.

Marylin Rose Hartman

Marylin Rose Hartman, age 72, of Carlyle, passed away Thursday, February 14, at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis.  There will be no visitation or services.  Memorials are suggested to St. Jude Children’s Hospital.  The Zieren Day Funeral Home in Carlyle is in charge of the arrangements.

Mary Jo MacKenzie

Mary Jo MacKenzie, age 72, of Marine, passed away Saturday, February 16, at Anderson Hospital in Maryville.  Funeral arrangements are incomplete at the Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Marine.


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