RURAL RAMSEY MAN DEAD OF GUN SHOT WOUND
62 year-old Kenneth Evans died of an apparent self inflicted gunshot wound, according to the Fayette County Coroners’ office. Evans, who lives in rural Ramsey, was pronounced dead at his home at 9:15 a.m. Monday. A 911 call from a neighbor alerted police to the situation. The shooting remains under investigation by the Fayette County Coroners office as an apparent self inflicted wound.
GREENVILLE POLICE INVESTIGATING PROPERTY DAMAGE REPORTS
Greenville Police are investigating several reports of damage to property. Monday, at 6:43 a.m., damage to a rear window of a car parked on Winter Avenue was reported to the police department. A report of damage to the hood and windshield of a vehicle, parked on South Avenue, was reported Monday, at 9:19 a.m. The back door of a home on South Avenue was damaged. According to the police department, it appeared to have been shot with BB’s. And an attic window of a home on South Avenue was also reportedly damaged by BB’s.
AREA FIREFIGHTERS HAVE BUSY SUNDAY
Shoal Creek Firefighters responded Sunday, at 1:44 p.m., to a report of a brush fire on Panama Avenue, west of Panama. Greenville Firefighters were called Sunday, at 1:52, for mutual aid with manpower, a pumper, and a brush truck. Firefighters were on the scene about 2 ½ hours.
Shoal Creek Firefighters were called to another brush fire Sunday, at 2:30 p.m. at another location along Panama Avenue. Greenville Firefighters again provided mutual aid with manpower and a brush truck. Fire department personnel were on the scene about two hours.
Greenville Firefighters responded Sunday at 3:27 p.m., to a report of a car fire in the McDonald’s parking lot. According to the fire report, the cause of the fire was a short circuit in the electrical system. Firefighters extinguished the fire. Damage is estimated at $2,000.00. They were on the scene a little more than half an hour.
UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE...SPRING IS HERE
Daffodils enjoyed the warm, sunny weather last Friday. Currently, the National Weather Service
is forecasting a chance of rain and thunderstorms for most of this week.
TICKETS STILL AVAILABLE FOR COMETS GAME AT BUSCH STADIUM
Spring is here and baseball season has officially started. Once again, the Greenville Comets will play a game at Busch Stadium. Greenville High School Athletic Director Joe Alstat said tickets are still available for their game against Edwardsville at Busch Stadium, Saturday, April 13. The Cardinals will take on the Milwaukee Brewers at 3:15 p.m. with the Comet game to follow. There are two levels, $35.00 for a ticket on the 200 level and $45.00 for a ticket on the 100 level. Tickets are being sold at approximately $20.00 below their face-value. For more information or to order your tickets, call 664-5580.