BANK ROBBERY IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY
At approximately 9:10 Monday morning the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department received a call from the Bank and Trust in Farmersville, reporting that a white male had robbed the bank.
The suspect was described as a white male with thin build, approximately 6’ 2”. The suspect allegedly went into the bank, waited for a customer to leave, and handed a bank teller a written note. The note allegedly demanded cash and stated that the subject was armed; a weapon was never displayed. The suspect received cash from the teller and left the bank. Multiple people saw the suspect depart the area in a bluish green Dodge Durango with a temporary registration.
If you have any information on this bank robbery, contact the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department at 217-532-9511 or go to the Macoupin-Montgomery County Crimestoppers website, www.macmontcrimestoppers.com.
Please view these photographs of the suspect and vehicle. If you know this subject,
or have recently seen him, please call your local law enforcement or the
Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office at 217-532-9511.
GREENVILLE COLLEGE INCLUDED IN TOP MIDWEST RANKING
Greenville College was recently ranked among the top Midwest regional colleges in the 2014 edition of U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges. GC jumped four spots, to 33 from 37, moving up the list of 74 top-tier Midwest regional colleges.
Greenville College Vice President of Enrollment Michael Ritter told WGEL that it’s encouraging for GC to receive recognition for the great things that are happening at the college. Ritter believes the intentional efforts the college has made to maintain small class sizes and invest in their students are really paying off.
Ritter emphasized that “all the glory goes to Christ who calls us to this mission and calls all the faculty and staff to invest in our students for his purposes at Greenville College.”
The U.S. News & World Report Best College ranking compare data from colleges on up to 16 indicators of academic excellence such as freshman retention, graduation rate, class sizes, student to faculty ratio, and alumni giving rate. Nearly 1,800 schools are ranked in several categories.