Wrapping up the week in the BenGil area with pictures!
Week of March 11
Katie Stromsland brings the ball down field in their victory over Breese Central to win the Metro Cup. The girls are now 4-0.
Twenty-one Catholic students get confirmed Monday evening.
Laura Halpin strikes out 6 batters in the Miners' loss against Greenville. The Miners went on to beat Morrisonville and Edwardsville Metro last week to finish the week 2-1.
Chief of Police Jared DePoppe explains that the department collected over $800 in ordinance violations in February.
The newest addition squad car to the Gillespie Police Department was vinyl wrapped last week.
Temperatures flared this week in Gillespie as the temperature rose to 82 degrees one day last week.
Brady Anderson jumps to catch the throw down to second base. The Miners got off to a rough start last week with a 10-0 loss to Greenville and then another 10-0 loss to Jerseyville, but then bounced back Friday with their 8-0 win over Morrisonville.
Cathy Petrak requested a police car at the Benld Council meeting last week. Petrak explained the police car will be used for the Veteran's Caravan on March 31. The caravan will start in Mt. Olive and will pass through Benld, Gillespie, Dorchester, and possibly Staunton.
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