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Carpani Computer Repair & Consulting
Address: 701 Walnut, Gillespie, IL 62033 Phone: 217 – 710 – 1046 Website: http://carpaniconsulting.com/ Email: email@example.com About Us: We provide professional and affordable technology sales and service for business and residential customers in the Gillespie and surrounding area. We offer over ten years of experience in the technology field and can handle everything from virus […]
COUNTY PROPERTY TAX EXTENSIONS COMPLETED
County News: June 28, 2011 Macoupin County – The tax extensions for Macoupin County’s 128 taxing districts have been completed according to County Clerk Pete Duncan. Each year, the County Clerk is responsible for extending the tax rates for all of the taxing bodies in the county after the Supervisor of Assessment’s Office completes their […]
Summary of Latest Benld City Council Meeting
Members of the Benld City Council on Monday night approved a $1.9 million appropriation ordinance for the current fiscal year, accepted a certificate of substantial completion for the Eiler Avenue Water Main Project, and approved a tax abatement ordinance in regard to water and sewer bonds issued by the city. The new appropriation ordinance is […]
Large Garage Sale – 604 N. Hardroad in Benld This Thursday and Friday Only!
When: Thursday, June 23rd 6:00pm-8:00pm, Friday June 24th 8:00am-2:00pm Where: 604 N. Hard Road in Benld Items for Sale Will Include: Baby, children’s, and adult clothing BBQ Grill Tools Nordic Track Exercise Machine Gas stove Trundle bed Child’s play kitchen set with washer and dryer Child’s beauty parlor set Barbie Dolls Volkswagon Power Wheels Bounce […]
MEDP Names Dean Plovich Young Leader of the Year
MEDP Annual Dinner sells out first fundraising event Carlinville – The who’s who of Macoupin County made their way to the Gillespie Civic Center Thursday night for the first Macoupin Economic Development Partnership fundraising dinner. Two hundred and forty nine tickets were sold at the event originally planned for 100. Gillespie Chief of Police, Dean […]
Bike Safety Clinic this Friday
BENLD – this Friday: Free Bike Safety Clinic & Bike Ride – Friday, June 17th at Benld Memorial Park, beginning at 630pm. Free bike inspection for children, goody bag & chance to win some great prizes.Check out the attached registration form for details. Pre-registration not required.
Death of Elsie Grace LaRosa
Elsie Grace LaRosa, 86, of Gillespie passed away Sunday, June 12, 2011 at 11:00 pm. She was born January 12, 1925, in Olmitz, IA, daughter of the late Richard Hayes & Anna Hayes. She married Albert “Babe” LaRosa on March 22, 1945 in Wilsonville, IL. He preceded her in death on June 7, 1982. She […]
Death of Betty J. Olive of Gillespie
Betty J. Olive began her new life at 8:30 am on Sunday, June 12, 2011. Betty Olive, 76, of Gillespie passed away at 8:30 am on Sunday, June 12, 2011 at her residence. She was born June 14, 1934, in Alhambra, IL, daughter of the late Edward Abert & Martha (Stille) Abert. She was employed […]
Death of Joan Louise Lienard
Joan Louise Lienard, 84, of Gillespie passed away Saturday, June 4, 2011 at 9:50 AM at St. John’s Hospital, Springfield, IL. She was born on December 12, 1926, daughter of the late John Bednar & Veronica (Koniak) Bednar. She was a homemaker. Surviving relatives include Sons, Richard (Spouse, Sue) Lienard of Drew, MS, David Lienard […]
COUNTY TO APPLY FOR FUNDING TO UPGRADE FOSTERBURG ROAD INTERSECTION
County News: June 3, 2011 Carlinville – Macoupin County recently applied for a competitive grant with the Illinois Department of Transportation, seeking funding for a $700,000 project to improve and upgrade the safety at the intersection of Fosterburg Road and Brighton-Bunker Hill Road in southwestern Macoupin County. The County is applying for the federal funding […]
Lumpy’s Restaurant receives BMC grant funding
David Link, owner of Lumpy’s Restaurant, was approved and awarded Build Macoupin County Energy Efficiency Grant funds. The grant, announced in January, is available to assist businesses and commercial building owners located in Macoupin County to make needed improvements to their structures. Macoupin Economic Development Partnership administers the grant; focusing on both reduction of energy […]
“Frankie Says Relax” to Play Friday at Black Diamond Days
Playing Friday from 8-midnight Local band! Mike Bellovich: Vocals Salinya Brown: Vocals Greg Briskovich: Guitar Rod Lingo: Guitar and vocals Tony Tarro: Bass and vocals Miles Hart: Drums This night of totally awesome 80’s music will also include an 80’s dance contest! Do the worm, the robot, the moonwalk or just let loose and have […]
Gillespie Heritage Manor plans carryout meal
Gillespie Heritage Of Manor is having its monthly carryout meal on Thursday June 9th from 1 to 2 PM. This months meal consists of fried chicken and potato salad. This is a free meal and containers are provided.
Death of Heidi M. Brand
Heidi Brand, 32, of Gillespie passed away Thursday, May 26, 2011 at 12:45 PM at Hillsboro Area Hospital. She was born September 19, 1978, in Litchfield, IL, daughter of Gerald D. Brand & Sandi M. (Shuey) Brand. She was a member of Citizens Coalition of Disabled Individuals. She strived for equality for the disabled and […]
School Board Meeting Summary – Monday, May 23rd
Members of the Community Unit School District 7 Board of Education voted on Monday night to seek bids for grouting mine workings beneath the site of the propose new elementary school and for earth moving work to prepare the site for pouring the building pad. As part of the motions to seek bids for the […]
Benld Italian American Days Starts Tonight!
The Italian Club of Benld would like to invite everyone to their celebration of the 58th Annual Italian-American Days Festival on May 27, 28, 29, and 30th at the Benld City Park in Benld, Illinois. The festival is known throughout the state of Illinois for its Italian foods and games. The weekend begins with armbands […]
80 Graduate from GHS
In a ceremony long on tradition with a few moments of serendipity, Community Unit School District 7 awarded diplomas to more than 80 graduating seniors during commencement exercises on Sunday afternoon in the Gillespie High School gym. Valedictorian Ashley Heyen departed from the tradition of delivering a valedictorian speech to sing an original composition while […]
Benld Memorial Day Service
Benld will be hosting a Memorial Day Observance Service on Monday, May 29th beginning at 1pm at the Benld City Cemetery. The band will open the ceremonies followed by Mayor Jeff Hendricks who will deliver an address at 1:30pm.
Death of Helen Plovanich
Helen Plovanich, 95, of Benld passed away Thursday, May 26, 2011 at 9:05 am at Heritage Manor of Gillespie. She was born September 22, 1915, in Benld, IL, daughter of the late Matt Briskovich & Anna (Bellovich) Briskovich. She married Frank Plovanich who preceded her in death on March 31, 1998. She was a retired […]
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