02-25-2013

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TWO VEHICLE CRASH ON ROUTE 138 SENDS TWO TO HOSPITAL

A two-vehicle crash on Rt.138 in Macoupin County sent two persons to the hospital.  According to the Illinois State Police accident report, Jonathan W. Juwer, age 26, of Benld, was westbound on Rt. 138 in a Plymouth Neon, about one mile west of Interstate 55.  Steve Rademacher, age 58, of Gillespie was eastbound on Rt. 138 in a Ford F-150 pickup truck.  Juwer apparently lost control of his car and it crossed the center line and struck Rademacher’s truck head-on.  Jonathan Juwer and Johanna C. F. Juwer, age 22, a passenger in the car, were taken to St. Francis Hospital in Litchfield for treatment.  Juwer was cited for allegedly traveling too fast for conditions and failure to reduce speed to avoid an accident.

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8TH ANNUAL AFHM FUNDRAISER BANQUET

The 8th Annual Fundraiser Banquet at the American Farm Heritage Museum is Saturday, March 9, starting at 6:00 p.m., at the museum.  Ollie Schaefer said Sherry Schaefer will give a presentation on her trip to Australia.  An auction is planned in addition to the banquet. Tickets are available at Bradford National Bank or from one of the museum members and must be ordered by March 4.  To order tickets or for more information, call 664-9733.


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SHIMKUS STAFFER TO HOLD OFFICE HOURS IN POCAHONTAS

A member of Congressman John Shimkus’ staff will be at the Pocahontas Village Hall Wednesday, March 6, from 2:30 – 4:00 p.m.  Office hours allow you to meet face-to-face with his staff.  The staff person will be able to handle any issue you may have regarding his office or the federal government.  For more information, call Shimkus’ Maryville office at 288-7190.

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BOYS TENNIS TEAM GEARS UP FOR NEW SEASON

Spring is just around the corner and that means many spring sports teams are gearing up for a new season.  Greenville High School Boys Tennis Coach Carl Brannon said tennis is an interesting sport and he oftentimes gets athletes who are new to the sport or who have little or no previous experience.  Last year they lost five seniors so this year will be a rebuilding year.  Their first game is at home Thursday, March 21, against Metro East Lutheran.

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BRADFORD BANK HOSTS BUSINESS ROUNDTABLE

Bradford National Bank will host a free Business Roundtable Series, designed to assist businesses with a variety of issues in today’s changing, often challenging, business climate.  Randy Alderman said Bradford National Bank hosts roundtable discussions about once a quarter to help educate and inform their commercial clients on a variety of topics such as identity theft, counterfeiting, etc.  The next event will focus on Managing Anger and Stress in the Workplace.  Professionals from Greenville Regional Hospital will present the program Tuesday, February 26, from 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.  Lunch will be provided by the bank. 

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OBITUARIES

Anthony J. Hitpas

Anthony J. Hitpas, age 84, of Carlyle, passed away Saturday, February 23, at Carlyle Healthcare Center.  A Mass of Christian burial will be Tuesday, at 11:00 a.m., at St. Mary’s Church in Carlyle.  Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery.  Friends may call Monday, from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. and Tuesday, from 8:00 – 10:30 a.m., at the Zieren Day Funeral Home in Carlyle.  Memorials are suggested to Mater Dei High School, the American Cancer Society, or the American Diabetes Association. 

Clarence C. Holtmann

Clarence C. Holtmann, age 85, of New Baden, passed away Saturday, February 23.  A funeral Mass will be Wednesday, at 10:00 a.m., at St. Bernard Catholic Church in Albers.  Friends may call Tuesday, from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. and Wednesday, from 8:00 – 9:30 a.m., at the Hempen Funeral Home in Albers.  Memorials are suggested to the donor’s choice.

Grace M. Kircher

Grace M. Kircher, age 94, of Highland, passed away Monday, January 28. A celebration of life will be Sunday, at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Highland. Burial will be at 3:30 p.m. Sunday at Hug Cemetery in Millersburg.

Mabel A. “Mae” Lammi

Mabel A. “Mae” Lammi, age 80, of Hamel, passed away Friday, February 22 at her home. Funeral arrangements are pending at Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland.


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