06-10-13

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ODIN MAN FOUND DEAD IN CORN CRIB THURSDAY NIGHT

A 60 year-old man was found dead in a corn crib near Shobonier late Thursday evening.  The man was identified as Tommy Collier of Odin.  Collier was at the farm grinding corn for his cattle at the time of his death.  Collier’s wife was unable to locate him and called the Fayette County Sheriff’s Department for help.  A Fayette County Deputy responded and found Collier in the corn crib.  Collier was pronounced dead at the scene.  The incident remains under investigation by the coroner.  An autopsy will be performed to determine the exact cause of death.

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KICK PROGRAMS AT KASKASKIA COLLEGE VANDALIA CAMPUS

KICK programs are scheduled in July at the Kaskaskia College Vandalia Campus.  KICK programs provide a variety of learning and activities for children including arts and crafts, learning about bugs, golf, and other items of interest. Children may participate in “A Bugs Life” where they will go outside and learn about bugs.  They may learn about ocean life and participate in a “Make Your Own Hair Accessories” activity.  Golf, tennis, drawing, and painting activities are also available.  For more information or to receive a booklet of the classes and programs offered this summer, call 545-3255.

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KASKASKIA COLLEGE OFFERS FOOD SERVICE SANITATION CLASS

Kaskaskia College is offering a “Food Service Sanitation Certification” class at the Greenville Education Center, Saturdays, June 15 and 22, from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.  The course provides students with vital sanitary information applying to food service management.  Upon completion of the course, students will be eligible to take the Food Sanitation Certification Examination administered by the Illinois Department of Public Health.  For more information or to register, call the Kaskaskia College Admissions Office at 545-3040.

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MAY RAINFALL SLIGHTLY ABOVE AVERAGE

May 2013 rainfall in Greenville was 5.91 inches, slightly above the 46 year average of 5.18.  The least rain in May was 1.45 inches in 1987 and 1988.  The most May rain was 13.91 inches in 1995.   

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ROSS RECEIVES 2013 STEPHENS FACULTY AWARD

Greenville College Associate Professor of Communication Veronica Ross received the W. Richard Stephens Outstanding Faculty Award at the commencement service Sunday, May 26.  Ross’ students led the cheering as she stepped forward to receive the recognition.  Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs S. Bradley Shaw said, “Ross’ students described her as passionate about her discipline and faith.  She combines this passion with a commitment to excellence that demands the best from her students.  They deliver their best because they know Professor Ross loves them and wants them to succeed in every aspect of their lives.”  Ross has chaired the Communication Department since 1996, developed courses for degree completion and served as director of business and promotions for WGRN Radio.


AMATEUR AND PROFESSIONAL ART SHOW AT FAYETTE COUNTY MUSEUM

The Amateur Town & Country Art Show and Professional Art Show, sponsored by Artworks Gallery, are Saturday, June 15 – Sunday, June 23, in the Artworks Gallery at the Fayette County Museum.  The shows feature photography, paintings, drawings, sculptures, and ceramics.  There are three sections; professionals, amateur adults, and youth ages 17 and under.  The show will be open Monday through Saturday from 9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., and Sunday from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.  For more information about the show, call 283-4866.   

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OBITUARIES

Anna Lee Rogier

Anna Lee Rogier, age 92, of Highland, passed away Saturday, June 8, at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Highland.  Funeral and burial services will be private. Friends may call Tuesday, from 9:30 – 11:00 a.m. at the First Baptist Church in Highland.  Memorials are suggested to the First Baptist Church in Highland or to the Highland Area Christian Service Ministry Food Pantry.  The Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland is in charge of the arrangements.

Barbara Miles

Barbara Miles, age 72, of Carlyle, passed away Sunday, June 9, at Caring First Nursing Home in Breese.  Funeral arrangements are incomplete at the Zieren Day Funeral Home in Carlyle. 

Gene Potthast

Gene Potthast, age 83, of Greenville, passed away Friday, June 7, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Chesterfield, Missouri.  Funeral arrangements are pending at Young Funeral Home.

James C. Keaster

James C. Keaster, age 89, of Greenville, passed away Saturday, June 8, in Bowling Green, Kentucky.  Memorial services will be Tuesday, at 1:00 p.m., at Young Funeral Home.  Friends may call Tuesday, from 11:00 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.  Memorials are suggested to the Greenville Church of Christ.

Roy F. Merwin

Roy F. Merwin, age 63, of Alhambra, passed away Thursday, June 6, at Faith Care Center in Highland.  A Mass of Christian burial will be Tuesday, at 10:00 a.m., at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Livingston.  Burial will be in Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery.  Friends may call Monday, from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the Meridith Funeral Home in Highland and Tuesday, from 9:00 a.m. until service time at the church.  Memorials are suggested to Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital, Siteman Cancer Center, or Sacred Heart Catholic Church.

Susan Krummel

Susan Krummel, age 78, of Donnellson, passed away Friday, June 7, at her home.  Memorial services will be Thursday, at 10:00 a.m., at the Donnellson Presbyterian Church.  Burial will be in Donnellson Cemetery.  Memorials are suggested to the Donnellson Presbyterian Church.  The Bass Patton Dean Funeral Home in Hillsboro is in charge of the arrangements.


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