02-19-2013

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COMETS ADVANCE TO SECOND ROUND OF REGIONALS

In a game heard live on WGEL Radio, the Comets basketball team won in the first round of the Hillsboro Regional Monday night.  The Comets beat Effingham St. Anthony 51-40.  The Comets trailed at half time 20-19 but a big third quarter put them in the lead for good.  The Comets will next play Wednesday in the second round of the Hillsboro Regional.  The Comets will take on Teutopolis at 6:00 p.m. and you may hear the game live on WGEL Radio.  The winner of the Greenville T-Town game will advance to the Regional Championship. 


GREENVILLE RAIN TOTALS FROM MONDAY

We got a little rain Monday evening. Officially here in Greenville, 21 hundredths of an inch were recorded at all three measuring stations, the Sewer Plant, the station on Sixth Street, and at Idler Lane and Rt. 140.


AUTOPRO AND TIRE GETS NEW LOCATION

A local business moved to a new location.  Chad Daniels, owner of Autopro & Tire in Greenville said their new home is the old Tri Ford store on Route 40, near Buchheit and First National Bank.  Chad said they still have the same great prices and state of the art equipment. 


MULBERRY GROVE BOARD OF EDUCATION TO MEET TODAY

The Mulberry Grove Board of Education is scheduled to meet Tuesday, February 19, with a public hearing at 6:45 p.m. in consideration of the summer school lunch opt-out and holiday waiver.  The regular meeting starts at 7:00.  The agenda includes principals’ and superintendent’s reports, a technology revolving loan, MGEA contract negotiations update, intergovernmental agreements with the alternative education program and regional safe schools for 2013-2014, and a closed session.


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PATOKA VILLAGE BOARD APPROVES ORDINANCES

At the recent Patoka Village Board meeting, the board approved a three-year loan extension to First National Bank for the current Village Hall building.  They approved an ordinance raising the current garbage rates to $9.00 per month for residential customers and $20.00 per month for business and commercial premises.  The ordinance becomes effective ten days after passage, approval, publication, and signing.  The board also amended the 2012-2013 tax levy ordinance passed in December 2012. 

Jeff Haarman from AGE, LLC spoke about an Electric Aggregate Plan.  Meetings about the plan are scheduled for February 26, at 6:30 p.m. and March 13, at 4:00 p.m., in the conference room at the Patoka Village Hall.

The Village Hall will be closed Friday, February 22.


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GREENVILLE REGIONAL HOSPITAL AWARDED HFAP ACCREDITATION

Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP) recently awarded accreditation to Greenville Regional Hospital.  HFAP is an independent, non-profit, accreditation organization recognized by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.  They conducted an extensive and objective review of the hospital’s quality and safety standards.  Michael Zarski, CEO of HFAP said, “Greenville Regional Hospital clearly demonstrates a commitment to quality patient care.  We base our decision on federal standards as well as recognized national standards for patient safety, quality improvement, and environmental safety.  Greenville Regional Hospital met or exceeded standards in every case.”

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OBITUARIES

Bruce C. Breuer

Bruce C. Breuer, age 64, of Greenville, passed away Sunday, February 17, at Greenville Regional Hospital.  Funeral services for will be Thursday, at 11:00 a.m. at the Greenville First Christian Church.  Friends may call Wednesday from 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. at Young Funeral Home.  Memorials are suggested to the family or to Greenville First Christian Church.

Regina B. Wellen

Regina B. Wellen, age 89, of Aviston, passed away Monday, February 18.  A funeral Mass will be Saturday, at 10:00 a.m., at St. Francis Temporary Church in the Aviston Gymnasium.  Burial will be in St. Francis Cemetery.  Friends may call Friday, from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. and Saturday, from 8:00 – 9:30 a.m., at the Hempen Funeral Home in Aviston.  Memorials are suggested to the St. Francis Parish Building Fund.

Walter H. Duing

Walter H. Duing, age 87, of Germantown, passed away Monday, February 18, at Breese Nursing Home.  A funeral Mass of Christian burial will be Thursday, at 10:00 a.m., at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Germantown.  Burial will be in St. Boniface Cemetery.  Friends may call Wednesday, from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. and Thursday, from 8:00 – 9:45 a.m., at the Moss Funeral Home in Germantown.  Memorials are suggested to Mater Dei High School or St. Boniface Church.


 

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