Today, nearly 5,000 people here in Illinois are waiting for life-saving transplants and many more are waiting for life-enhancing tissue transplants. The Illinois Secretary of State’s Organ/Tissue Donor Regional Coordinator will be at the Benld Public Library on Tuesday, May 24 from 2-4 p.m. to answer questions about organ/tissue donation and register those who want […]
If the Heineken beer commercials claim they have the world’s most interesting man, then the BenGil Post can claim they just interviewed the BenGil area’s most interesting man. Well-traveled? Yes. An adventurer? Yes. An artist? Yes. Unconventional path to success? Yes. Interesting? Intoxicatingly. Ben Marcacci, a 1994 graduate of GHS, started life after high school […]
Joseph Michael Fisko III, 76, of Gillespie passed away Sunday, May 8, 2011 at his residence. He was born September 17, 1934, in Gillespie, IL, son of the late Joseph Michael Fisko, II & Myrtle (Link) Fisko. He married Evelyn (Barnard) Fisko on September 10, 1960, Edwardsville, IL. She preceded him in death on 9-26-2009. […]
Macoupin Tails Banquet and Auction Where: Bates Building on the Macoupin County Fairgrounds When: Saturday May 14th starting at 5:30 for cocktails and 6:00 for the dinner How much: $15 each in advance or $20 at the door What: Live auction, silent auction, raffle, music by Lori Franke and the Miles Station Band, catered by […]
Address: Gillespie, IL 62033 Phone: 217 – 825 – 4111 Website: http://www.soundandimage.org/ Email: email@example.com About Us: Jim Marcacci and Bruce Logsdon officially became partners about three years ago, after working together for years doing all kinds of video projects together. Jim taught video communications at Gillespie High School and Bruce taught the same type of […]
Law enforcement officials arrested 18 individuals on various drug charges early Tuesday morning, May 3, in Macoupin and Montgomery, according to the South Central Illinois Drug Task Force (SCIDTF). SCIDTF agents were assisted in serving the arrest warrants by personnel from the Macoupin County Sheriff’s Department, Gillespie Police Department, Staunton Police Department, Montgomery County Sheriff’s […]
On April 2nd and 3rd Loni competed is the USTA State Tumbling meet in Decatur, IL where she participated in 3 events. She placed 3rd in Tumbling sud-advanced level, 3rd in Trampoline advanced level, and 4th in Double Mini advanced level. The level of competition advanced, sub-advanced etc… is determined by age. Loni qualified for […]
“Police work” is comprised of a lot of different things. From gathering information, interviews and interrogation, collection of evidence, training, and the list goes on and on. One thing that the police need (and don’t always obtain easily) is information from the public. While we all know it’s not possible for law enforcement to be […]
See the attached document for the race times from this previous weekend’s Paws on the Run….. RUN TIMES – Paws
20% off all gift items Decorative Teaspoons Garden Plaques Melissa & Doug Puzzles and Toys Jewelry *Does not apply to JC Penny orders. Sale runs through May 14, 2011 494 W. Side Square Carlinville, IL 217 – 854 – 4022 120 S. Macoupin St. Gillespie, IL 217 – 839 – 9901
Address: P.O. Box 303, Litchfield, IL 62056 Phone: 217 – 556 – 6120 Website: http://www.bbbscapitalregion.org Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Hour of Operation: 24/7 – 365 About Us: Big Brothers Big Sisters is the nation’s oldest and largest one-one mentoring organization. BBBS of the Illinois Capital Region was founded by a group of ten Springfield community members in […]
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It has been a long hard winter, but spring has arrived, and with the warm weather, so has the Second Saturday Tour, sponsored the ITS Trail Committee. On May 14 at 9 AM, the public is invited to join a group of bicycle riders that will leave Duda Garden on North Union St in Staunton […]
Education Station Preschool will be hosting a 1mile, 5K and 10K fun run/walk on Saturday, May 28th at the Benld City Ballfield. The 1 mile will begin at 9:30am and the 5K/10K will begin at 10:30am. Cost is $20.00. Those registering for the event by Monday, May 10th are guaranteed an event t-shirt. Registration forms […]
Fr Chuck Edwards, a Gillespie native, will celebrate the 25th year of his Ordination at SSimon &Jude at the 10:30 mass this Sunday, Mothers Day. A reception will be held immediately following mass in the school basement. Fr Edwards presently serves as the priest for the catholic church in Highland, Il.
Parish Hall Project planning committee meeting is at 7 p.m. May 19 at SSimon & Jude cafeteria. Schematics of remodeling and building options will be presented by architect Tony Audo. Everyone is welcome, and encouraged to attend!
James Robert Katzmarek, 62, of Gillespie passed away Sunday, May 1, 2011 at 8:17 pm at Hillsboro Area Hospital, Hillsboro, IL. He was born March 25, 1949, in Carlinville, IL, son of the late Robert Katzmarek & Myrna M (Craddick) Katzmarek. He married Jean (Harvill) Katzmarek on April 20, 1974, Bunker Hill, IL. He worked […]
Gillespie High School seniors are reminded that the deadline for 2011 scholarship applications is Monday 9 May 2011. Applications, including the two-page form, one essay, and three letters of reference are due in Joni Payne’s office by the end of school on Monday. The scholarships are awarded to young people of achievement who have goals, […]
Friends, family, board members and employees of the Gillespie Public Library gathered to honor and thank recently retired Library Board President Joanne Byots for her 30+ years of service to the library. Joanne was first appointed to the library’s board of directors by Mayor Howard Carney in 1977. In 1986, she was appointed President of […]
The winners of the 1 mile and 5 k run at this weekend’s Paws on the Run have been announced. With over 84 runners participating, Build Benld’s first race was a huge success. 1 Mile Walk Male 1st Place: Brandon Ely 7:26, Gillespie Male 2nd Place: Scott Ely 7:28, Gillespie Female 1st Place: Jean Beeman […]