07-19-2013

 




ALDEN NETWORK TAKES OVER MANAGEMENT OF FAIR OAKS; CONTINUES MOVING FORWARD WITH PLANS

Earlier this year, it was announced that the Alden Network would enter into an agreement with Greenville Regional Hospital to lease, remodel, and continue service at Fair Oaks Nursing Home. 

According to Hospital President and CEO, Brian Nall, there are currently two agreements that are in play at this time.  The first agreement is the management agreement, which allows Alden to take over management of providing patient care at Fair Oaks.  This agreement went into effect July 15th.  Nall said from the outside, you may not notice much of a difference aside from a few people gathering information and establishing protocols and processes. 

The second agreement is the lease agreement.  Nall told WGEL this agreement takes a little longer to orchestrate; it is a long-term agreement where Alden will lease the space and the use of the facility, allowing them to move forward with construction and attracting new patients into the facility, post construction.

The Alden Network owns and operates several senior-living facilities in the Chicago area. 

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HISTORICAL AND GENEALOGICAL SOCIETIES TO MEET IN PLEASANT MOUND

The Bond County Historical Society and the Bond County Genealogical Society will meet Tuesday, July 23, at the Pleasant Mound United Methodist Church.  The meeting begins with a potluck supper at 6:00 p.m. with meat and drink provided.  Please bring a covered dish or dessert to share.  The program begins at 7:00 with Pastor Bob Chase talking about the history of the church.  Kevin Kaegy will give an overview of the history of Pleasant Mound.  Other presenters include Jake Tompkins, Helen Tompkins Centurion, and former pastor Roy Anderson.  Janice Baldwin will have Pleasant Mound history books for sale.  Everyone is invited.  


GREENVILLE STREETS TO BE OILED AND CHIPPED

Several Greenville streets are scheduled to be oiled and chipped July 22 -23, from 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. each day.  Parking is prohibited along the street on the appointed application date.  Notices will be posted prior to the actual scheduled maintenance date.  For a complete list of streets to be oiled, visit the WGEL Facebook page or call the Greenville Municipal Building at 664-1644.


PLAN COMMISSION ANNOUNCES PUBLIC HEARING

A public hearing will be held by the Greenville Plan Commission on Monday, July 22, at 7 p.m. at the Greenville Municipal Building to consider three requests, including one by the Bond County Senior Center to vary from the City Code requiring sidewalks in a new development located at 102 E. Bowman Drive, a request by William Anthony to vacate a portion of South Fifth Street from Franklin Avenue to the railroad tracks, and a request by T. Bow, Inc. for a planned unit development on the old Junior High property on Beaumont.  This request consists of a change in zoning to allow for a density greater than the existing zoning allows.

For more information on these requests, contact the office of the City Manager at 664-1644.


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ALDERMAN APPOINTED TO IBA COMMUNICATIONS-MARKETING COMMITTEE

Randy Alderman, Vice President of Marketing and Community Relations at Bradford National Bank was recently re-appointed to the Illinois Bankers association 2013-2014 Communications and Marketing Committee.  Randy will chair the committee this year which reviews IBA communications and recommends improvements for the IBA to better serve as a resource to its members.  Alderman is a 20-year employee of Bradford National Bank and serves in a variety of capacities including marketing, community relations, business development, and security.


KASKASKIA COLLEGE BOARD OF TRUSTEES TO MEET

The Kaskaskia College Board of Trustees will meet Monday, July 22.  Dinner is at 5:15 p.m. in the Lifelong Learning Center and the meeting starts at 6:30 in the Clinton Wedekemper Board Room.  Agenda items include administrative officers’ reports, renewal of health insurance, awards recognition policy, resignations, approval of temporary full-time faculty, and a closed session.


MULBERRY GROVE BOARD OF EDUCATION TO MEET

The Mulberry Grove Board of Education is scheduled to meet Monday, July 22, at 7:00 p.m., in the district library.  Agenda items include principals’ and superintendent’s reports, the 2013-2014 budget, state funding, property taxes, a policy on parental involvement, and a closed session.



OBITUARIES

Floyd L. Rogier, Jr.

Floyd L. Rogier, Jr., age 82 of Highland, passed away on Wednesday at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Highland.  Funeral services will be Saturday at 2:00 p.m. at the Evangelical United Church of Christ in Highland.  Burial will be in Brown Cemetery in Old Ripley.  Friends may call on Friday from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland or on Saturday from 1:00 p.m. until service time at the church.  Memorials are suggested to the Evangelical United Church of Christ, Highland Area Community Foundations, The Highland Area Christian Service Ministry, or to Rotary International.

Floyd L. Rogier, Jr. was born on Wednesday, January 07, 1931, in Streator, IL, the son Rev. Floyd L. and Ada M. (nee Dawson) Rogier.

On Saturday, April 14, 1956, he married Eunice D. Rogier (nee Kaltenbacher) who survives .

He was a member of Evangelical United Church of Christ, (Past Consistory President, Former Choir member); Highland Rotary Club (member since 1986; past president 1992-1993 & 1998-1999, Paul Harris Fellow); Highland Area Community Foundation (Sterring Committee, 1st President/Director Emeritus 1999 (1994-Present); Faith Countryside Homes (Executive Director/Board member); Highland Chamber of Commerce (volunteer, Homer Poss Lifetime Achievement); Saint Joseph Hospital Advisory Board; Highland Historical Society; Meals on Wheels volunteer; VFW Post 5694-Life Member.

Born at Streator, IL; 1948 graduate of McCray-Dewey High School, Troy, IL; worked at Troy Security Bank, Troy, IL, for 2 years; joined the US Navy, 4 years of active combat duty during the Korean War. In 1954 began working for Civil Service at Scott Air Force Base; in 1964 transferred to St. Louis Army Electronics Command and retired in 1986. He enjoyed travelling, fishing, hunting, building bird houses and following the Crazy Horse Memorial sculpture in South Dakota. He and his wife moved to Highland, IL, in 1956. He and his brothers and good friend Joe Ottwein sang as a barbershop quartet; he also sang at church, weddings and funerals.

Survivors include:
Wife - Eunice D. Rogier nee Kaltenbacher, Highland, IL
Brother - Robert J. (Diana) Rogier, Troy, IL
Brother - Richard D. (Jean) Rogier, Glen Carbon, IL
Sister In-law - Dorothy Knabel, Highland, IL
Nephew - Ron (Jo Ellen) Knabel, Greeneville, TN
Niece - Patricia (Mike) Maroon, Highland, IL
Niece - Judy ("Butch") Kuhn, Trenton, IL
Niece - Barb (Ken) Randle, Alhambra, IL
Nephew - Richard (Karen) Rogier, Jr., Lakeland, FL
Niece - Rene (Kent) Robinette, Edwardsville, IL
Niece - Rhonda (Norman) Fohne, Troy, IL
Nephew - Michael (Dynette) Rogier, Glen Carbon, IL
Niece - Jennifer (Tom) King, Saint Jacob, IL
Great Nieces & Nephews - Numerous
Great Great Nieces & Nephews - Numerous.

He was preceded in death by:
Father - Rev. Floyd L. Rogier, Sr.
Mother - Ada M. Rogier (nee Dawson).

Ronald K. Stoecklin

Ronald K. Stoecklin, age 82 of Greenville, passed away on Wednesday at Hillsboro Area Hospital.  Funeral services will be Monday at 11:00 a.m. at the Donnell-Wiegand Funeral Home.  Burial will be in Smith Grove Cemetery.  Friends may call on Sunday from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.  Memorials are suggested to the Calvary Baptist Church or to Smith Grove Cmeetery.

Ronald Kenneth, the son of Philip Harold Stoecklin and Alma Valma Koontz Stoecklin, was born December 12, 1930 on the Stoecklin farm in Central Township, where he grew up. Ron attended the one-room Smith Grove School and graduated from Greenville High School with the class of 1948.  He then farmed with his father.

Mr. Stoecklin answered his country's call by joining the United States Air Force on January 2, 1951 in St. Louis rising to the rank of Sgt serving three years before his discharge on December 3, 1954.   Ronald and Norma B. Cripe were united in marriage on December 30, 1951 at the home of her sister Raymond and Lola Zeeb in Central Township.  They enjoyed 53 years together before her passing on July 23, 2004.

Ron is survived by his son, Philip (Kay) Stoecklin of north of Greenville, daughter Rhonda Stoecklin of Mission, South Dakota and his brothers James (Connie) Stoecklin of south west of Greenville and Paul (Gloria) Stoecklin of Godfrey.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Norma, son Ronald Dickson Stoecklin on September 22, 1978 and his brother Donald Stoecklin.

Ron was formerly a member of the Bond County Board and a LaGrange Township Trustee.  He was a member of Quail Forever, a director at Smith Grove Cemetery and a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Hillsboro.


WEATHER

Saturday: Mostly Sunny, Less Humid, 40% of Rain, High: 89 Low: 71

Sunday: Mostly Sunny, 50% of Rain, High: 86 Low: 69


PUBLIC AFFAIRS

Tune into Public Affairs this Sunday following the Noon Bond County Area News on WGEL Radio.  Michelle’s guest this week is Ron Marshel, Manager of both the Bond County and Fayette County Farm Bureaus.  Ron and Michelle will talk about this year’s weather compared to last year’s.  They will highlight the problems that each caused for area farmers and they’ll talk about the overall health of local crops.  That’s Public Affairs this Sunday following the Noon Bond County Area News here at WGEL.


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