06-06-2013

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GREENVILLE BICENTENNIAL COMMITTEE SEEKS PHOTOS FOR BOOKS

The Greenville Bicentennial Publications Committee is looking for photos of important people, events, or buildings from Greenville’s history. The photos will be used in the publication of two books covering the town’s history which should be available in 2015.  One of the books will be in color so color photos are welcome.  Saturdays in June, you may bring photos to the Hoiles-Davis Museum in Greenville to be scanned.  After scanning, the photos will be returned in their original condition.  For more information on the project call John at 593-5325.   


KIWANIS CLUB ANNUAL ICE CREAM SOCIAL 2013

The Kiwanis Club Annual Ice Cream Social is Thursday, June 6, from 5:00 – 9:00 p.m., at the First Presbyterian Church in Greenville.  Tickets are $4.00 for adults and $2.00 for children ages 5-12.  Children under age five may eat free.  Tickets are available at Watson’s Drug Store.  The Municipal Band will play at 7:00 p.m.


DOE RUN ROAD CLOSED

Doe Run Road will be closed until further notice for culvert replacement.  No detour route will be available. The heavy rains washed out the culvert and caused an unsafe drop.  

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Picture from the Bond County Highway Department

 

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CHAMBER OF COMMERCE SPONSORING FIRST OLD FASHIONED FRIDAY THIS WEEK

The Greenville Chamber of Commerce is bringing back yesteryear summertime fun this month during Old Fashioned Fridays.  According to John Goldsmith, the event is from 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at the gazebo on the northeast corner of the courthouse lawn.  There will be free popcorn and slurpies for the kids.  Goldsmith said, at some point they hope to add live music as well.   Old Fashioned Fridays are every Friday in June.  For more information, call the Chamber office at 664-9272.


FIRST NATIONAL BANK "JEANS FOR CHARITY" PROGRAM

Over the past 15 years, the First National Bank has been giving back to the communities it serves.  Recently, the bank began a program called "Jeans for Charity."  For a $10.00 donation, employees are allowed to wear jeans every Friday.  The money raised each month goes to a chosen organization or charity in various communities.  In May, the Cub Scouts Pack 4059 and the Bond County Girl Scouts were chosen.

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Mulberry Grove employees presenting checks to
Cub Scouts and Girl Scouts for their monthly Jeans for Charity program

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OBITUARIES

Janet K. Schrage

Janet K. Schrage, age 66, of Highland, passed away Tuesday, June 4, at Gateway Regional Medical Center in Granite City.  A funeral Mass will be Friday, at 10:00 a.m., at the St. Rose Catholic Church.  Burial will be in St. Rose Cemetery.  Friends may call Thursday, from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. and Friday, from 8:00 – 9:30 a.m., at the Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland.  Memorials are suggested to the St. Rose Catholic Cemetery.


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