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Bulldogs Capture MVC Championship PumpkinFest Fall Festival By Don Gunter JERSEYVILLE- The Highland Bulldogs 7-1 - 5-0 (conference) escaped upset minded Jerseyville Panthers on Friday night with a thrilling 49-46 victory. The win puts HHS on top of the MVC with a home game (Senior Night) against the Charleston Trojans, Friday night at 7

Bulldog Stadium. Garrett Marti led the Bulldog attack throwing for five touchdowns and running for another. Marti was 17-23 for 297 yards and he rushed for another 123 yards on the ground. Sophomore Sam Laporta had five catches for 127 yards and a touchdown as he made several

acrobatic catches. Sophomore Brady Feldman rushed 18 times for 89 yards with another 129 yards receiving and 2 touchdowns. Cameron Altadona was on the receiving end of an 11 yard strike

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Garret Marti looks to hand off to Brady Feldman for another Bulldog gain. HHS hung on to top the panthers from Jerseyville 49-46 on a 39 yard field goal from Elliot Prott.

Pioneer Photo/ By Bill Napper Aaroh Joyce, 2, is being very good as his aunt Megan Lesko holds him to get a painting on his hand at the PumpkinFest in Highland, Saturday. The Highland Civic Woman’s Club had a great turnout at the PumpkinFest Fall Festival as families took advantage of the beautiful Fall weather, Saturday and Sunday. The event was held at the VFW post grounds. There were lots of rides, vendor craft and entertainment to keep everyone busy.

Highland Area Community Foundation Awards $49,697 In Grants

Grants Make Life Better 49,697 Times

Grant Recipients ___________________________________________________________________________________

2016 Grant Recipients: Seated, left to right: Luanne Murphy, of Highland Community Chorus; Lynnette Schuepbach of Highland Arts Council; Angela Kim of Louis Latzer Memorial Public Library; Jamie Mayes of Meals on Wheels; Lauren Nemnich of Relevant Options Pregnancy Center; Stephanie

Schwappach of Highland Middle School; Patty Take of Highland Band Parents; Shana Adams of HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital-Highland; Alex Rinderer of Highland Elementary School; and Judy Hartlieb of Highland Garden Club. Standing, left to right: Jon Greve of TheBANK of Edwardsville,

Banquet Sponsor; Jennifer Lee of Hospice of Southern Illinois; Dena Davis of Girl Scouts SU #110; Chris Weckler of Hard Road Theatre Productions; Jerry Klostermann of Knights of Columbus Council #1580; Mike Mercer of Highland Boy Scout Troop 1043; Thelma Vernatti of Gravius Memorial

Library of Marine; Nancy Genteman of Highland Primary School; Mark Rosen of City of Highland/ Korte Recreation Center; Rick Embry of Highland Home; Terry Bell of Highland Police Department; Dave Miscik of Highland High School Math Department; Erick Baer of Highland Middle

School; Meghan Foster of Community Link/Highland CILA; Susan Hooker of Highland Area Christian Service Ministry; Kathy Sherman of St. Paul Catholic School; Michael Sutton of Highland Community Unit School District #5, and Don Johannes, Foundation Grants Chairman.

By Paula Redman HIGHLAND - The Highland Area Community Foundation held its 21th annual Grants Banquet October 13 at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Highland. Fifty-one grants totaling

$49,697 were awarded by the Foundation grants committee at this year’s banquet which was sponsored by TheBANK of Edwardsville. This year’s grants bring the total of Foundation grants awarded in the last 21 years

to $863,770 benefitting over 90 different groups. Will VerDuin, Pastor of Evangelical United Church of Christ, served as master of ceremonies for the evening. VerDuin thanked TheBANK of Edwardsville for

sponsoring the banquet for the 12th consecutive year. He also thanked the community and all those present for their generosity to the Foundation. Of the 51 grants awarded, $32,634 went to 22 commu-

nity groups and schools from the Foundation’s unrestricted funds, and $17,603 went to various community organizations and schools,

Community Grants PLEASE SEE PAGE 5

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The Old Fashioned Way Of Predicting Weather

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Don’t you agree that the season of fall is a wonderful time of the year. It’s almost as if Mother Nature is getting ready is wrap all of her earthly possessions into a protective blanket to prepare for the cold and blistery temperatures of winter. I don’t call myself a weatherman or a predictor of the future, but I think we will have a very cold


winter with lots of snow and ice that will hang on til late March. Why? In recent weeks, I have noticed plenty of “Wolly-worms” that are very dark, some even black. The old timers say that weather can be forecast by listening to those closest to Mother Nature. For instance, some say when you hear frogs croaking loudly a storm is on the way. Another is when a cow turns it’s back into the wind that bad weather is on the way. Our farmer friends say that when a corn stalk has corn with thick husks, that a cold season is underway. Should you take a ride along the River Road, and the trees are bright with leaves in gold and brown that a heavy winter is in the forecast, To predict rain, I have heard the rhyme that goes ... “red sky at

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night is a sailors delight, red sky in the morning, sailor take warning.” I don’t know if that is true, but as a former Marine, I wonder why the sailors always get a heads up on weather predictions. Fall is a great time of the year,

but with all of the leaves that have to be raked, mowed and disposed of, it makes a lot of work. I wish they would mow them because many people suffer with asthma and allergies. Burning your leaves could send

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your neighbor to the hospital with an asthma attack. So we should enjoy the season before we have to begin shoveling our driveways. Oh, how I love the season of Fall.

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Highland IFBW Celebrates “Illinois Women in Business Week”

The Highland organization of the Illinois Federation of Business Women celebrates “Illinois Women in Business Week”, October 16-22. Women in Business Week is a week set aside each year to salute all working women – to celebrate the achievements of all business & professional women as they contribute daily to our economic, civic, and cultural purposes. Members of Highland IFBW attended the October 17, City Council Meeting, where Mayor Joe Michaelis read and signed the “Illinois Women in Business Week” proclamation. In addition to the Proclamation signing, the group has several other events planned for the week, and all working women are invited to join in. On Tuesday, October 18, following a Christmas Homes Tour meeting, join us at E.L. Flanagan’s Sports & Spirits at 6:30 pm for dinner; and on Wednesday, October 19, join us for breakfast at 9th Street Café at 8 am. To finish + out the week, the group will gather at 6:30 p.m. in the Chamber of Commerce conference room for some “scrapbooking” fun. Highland IFBW is an organization of “women helping women” who meets the second Monday of each month at various venues. The next meeting will be Monday, November Networking begins at 6 pm with dinner at 6:30 pm followed by a program and business meeting. The cost of dinner is $13. All working women are welcome and invited to attend/join. For more information, contact President Susie Dewaele at 618/520-7039 or Kathy ClarkEller, Membership Chair at 618/920-0660 or any member of the organization.

Principals, Teachers Put on Talent Show Highland’s school principals and teachers will put on a talent

show to benefit the Angel Fund. The No Talent - talent show will be held, November 4 at 7 p.m. at the Highland Elementary Auditorium. Come see your Principals and Teachers put on a crazy show that helps Highland’s kids! All proceeds go to the Angel Fund.

Teaming Up For Trunk or Treat

Highland Health Care and EvUCC are teaming up to make a night to remember, Sunday October 30 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. for a Trunk or Treat Mark your calendars! There will be LOTS of candy, games, and chili dogs.

Art in the Park Raffle Winner

The Pioneer/ Photo by Brady Kesner. The winner of the $500 raffle at Highland’s Art in the Park was Joe Rammacher from St. Louis, Missouri. “My son and I had visited Art in the Park today [Saturday] and have already picked out what we would buy with the winnings. We will be there early tomorrow to make those purchases,” Rammacher said. He and his two children purchased several art pieces from different artists to spend the money donated by Highland Arts Council. Photographed are: Lynnette Schuepbach, President of Highland Arts Council and Chair of Art in the Park, left, with Joe Rammacher and his children.

Highland Police Department Taking Back Unwanted Prescription Drugs October 22 [HIGHLAND – The Highland Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public its 12th opportunity in six years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs. On Saturday, October 22, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., bring your pills for disposal to the police department lobby at 820 Mulberry St. The DEA cannot accept liquids or needles or sharps, only pills or patches. The service is free and anonymous, no questions asked. Last April, Americans turned in 447 tons (over 893,000 pounds) of prescription drugs at almost 5,400 sites operated by the DEA and more than 4,200 of its state and local law enforcement partners. Overall, in its 11 previous Take Back events, DEA and its partners have taken in over 6.4 million pounds—about 3,200 tons—of pills. This initiative addresses a vital public safety and public health issue. Medicines that languish in home cabinets are highly susceptible to diversion, misuse, and abuse. Rates of prescription drug abuse in the U.S. are alarmingly high, as are the number of accidental poisonings and overdoses due to these drugs. Studies show that a majority of abused prescription drugs are obtained from family and friends, including from the home medicine cabinet. In addition, Americans are now advised that their usual methods for disposing of unused medicines—flushing them down the toilet or throwing them in the trash—both pose potential safety and health hazards. For more information about the disposal of prescription drugs or about the October 22 Take Back Day event, go to the DEA Diversion website contact the police department at 654-2131. Boys & Girls Grades 1-4

Church of Christ Welcomes New Minister

COLLINSVILLE - Kelvin Pugh began serving the Collinsville church of Christ 1400 Troy Rd. as its new minister on September 18. He has served congregations in Illinois, Missouri, and Indiana. He and his family served at the Collinsville church as an Associate Minister from 2002-2005. He is a graduate of the Memphis School of Preaching. He has earned a BA in Biblical Studies from Southern Christian University in Montgomery, Alabama, and an MA in Ministry from Freed Hardeman University in Henderson, Tennessee. Kelvin has dedicated his life to learning God’s word and then sharing it with others so they can gain a better understanding of it as well. If our minister can assist you in any way with your personal Bible study, or answer questions about your relationship with the Lord, please do not hesitate to call the church office and schedule a time to discuss these all, important spiritual matters at 618-667-6708.

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Garden Club Will Meet

The October 2016 meeting of the Highland Garden Club will be Thursday, October 27. The meeting will be held at the Korte Recreation Center in meeting rooms #2 and 3 beginning at 7 p.m. This month will be a Make and Take presented by Lisa Brinker. It will be in keeping with the fall season. The cost is $5 and if you have a glue gun please, bring it with you. If you plan to attend and have not signed up please, call Kathy Moore at 654-3579. The Highland Garden Club meets monthly on the fourth Thursday of each month. the mission of the club is “To plant the seeds of knowledge, cultivate friendships, grow in our appreciation of nature, harvest ideas, and preserve the beauty of our community.” Anyone interested in learning more about the Garden Club should call Kathy Moore, President, at 654-3579.

Driver’s Needed For Meals on Wheels

Highland Meals on Wheels provides hot, nutritious meals to qualified residents of Highland, Marine, St. Jacob, Grantfork, Pierron, St. Rose, Pocahontas and New Douglas. This is such a lifesaving service for those who are home bound and unable to take care of their own nutritional needs. An hour of your time is all that is required. If interested, please call 618-954-0356.

Marine Library Receives HACF Grant at Banquet HIGHLAND - Gravius Memorial Library board members Roberta Simmons and Thelma Vernatti attended the annual Highland Area Community Foundation Banquet, Thursday, October 13. On behalf of the library, Thelma Vernatti accepted a grant from the Highland Area Community Foundation in the amount of $500. The grant will provide the necessary funds to up date the reading materials for middle school age readers and young adults with a goal of developing a love of reading. The grant also will allow the Library to plan events for our patrons. Members of the Library Board will be working to select new reading materials for the youth/ young adult section of the library. The Highland Area Community Foundation has supported the Marine Library with grants for several years. Board members, Simmons and Vernatti, stated that the Library Board is very grateful for the support that it has received from HACF which helps the Library to continue offering free reading materials to its patrons. The Marine Library is a private library which does not receive any tax money and operates on the generous support of the community, organizations, and volunteers.

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Bradford National Bank Salutes Greenville Airport on its 50th Anniversary

Ben Kettlekamp, chair of the Greenville Airport Authority, accepted the check along with other members of the Pilot’s Association.

More than 50 years ago, a group of forward thinking individuals recognized a need for an airport in Greenville, Illinois. This group approached Bradford National Bank and they provided a $400 loan to secure an option to buy the first piece of land that would eventually become the Greenville Airport. On October 2nd, during the Greenville Airport Open House, the bank donated the $400 back to the airport organization to commemorate the airports 50th anniversary. Bradford National Bank vice president Randy Alderman said, “It’s kind of a fun thing. The bank loaned the money to the airport all

Grief During The Free Shredding and Recycling Day National Bank, with locations in Greenville, Highland, Holidays Semi- andBradford Marine, is sponsoring a free shredding and recycling day at their facility. nar To Be Held, Highland The event will be held on Saturday, October 22 from 9 am -11 am from 9-11 am at the Highland bank, located at 1100 Mercantile Drive. October 25,26 HIGHLAND - Hospice of Southern Illinois will hold an educational event on Grief During the Holidays at Sam’s Pizza here may be counted as continuing education credits (or CEUs) for nurses, social workers, administrators. It is also open to the public. RSVP is required by mail or online (www.hospice,org/events.

Sportsman’s Holding Haunted Trail in Trenton

TRENTON - The Trenton Sportsman’s Club presents a Haunted Trail on October 21, October 22, October 28 and October 29 from 7 p.m. - 11 p.m. at 14919 Sportsmens Rd. Groups are welcome and food and drink are available. Get $10 $1 off with canned food donation.

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The bank is inviting businesses and residents to bring old financial documents, cancelled checks, bank statements, tax returns or investment documents to be securely destroyed and recycled. Items collected will be securely transported to Highland Recycling and Shredding for destruction. Bradford National Bank held a similar day last spring and it was well received. The event is being held in conjunction with Highland Recycling and Shredding, who are members of the National Association for Information Destruction and are licensed and bonded to securely dispose of confidential documents. Luke Harris, owner of the facility in Highland, said, “Even a seemingly unimportant piece of paper may provide personal clues about you, a loved one, your business, or an employee. With identity theft running rampant, don’t take the chance of allowing vital information slip by undetected.” Bank security officer Randy Alderman said these, “Shred days are important to us as we help our customers protect themselves from identity theft and other types of fraud.” He added, “Providing a secure location for residents to destroy sensitive personal documents provides residents with peace of mind, and we are happy to provide this service.” For more information, contact Alderman at664-2200 or randy@

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those years ago. Now here it is 50 years later and the bank thought it would be fun and appropriate to commemorate the occasion by donating the $400 back to the airport.” He added, “The bank has a long history of supporting many community projects, organizations, and events in our 149 year history.” Ben Kettlekamp, chair of the Greenville Airport Authority, accepted the check along with other members of the Pilot’s Association. He said, “I’d like to thank you on behalf of the Greenville Pilot’s Association and the Greenville Airport Authority. Although I wasn’t here 50 years ago when the first check was presented, we certainly appreciate the support and the great asset that Bradford

Hymn Singing Set MT. GILEAD- There will be an informal old fashion Congregational hymn sing held on Sunday, Nov. 6 at 6 p.m. at the Mt. Gilead Church, just off of Rt. 140, five miles west of Greenville.

Grantfork Elections Petitions Available

GRANTFORK - The Village of Grantfork has petitions available for the positions of Mayor, Clerk and three 4-year term Trustees positions. Please pick up petitions for the April 4, 2017 election at Grantfork Village Hall or contact the clerk @ 675-3400 prompt #2.

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Community Expo Set For October 27

TROY - Are you are looking for an opportunity to meet our + local businesses and non-profit organizations? Be sure to put the 2016 Fall Community Expo on your calendar. The event is set for Thursday, October 27, from 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. at Triad High School. There will be 80 vendors at the event, all of which will be giving out Halloween treats. Children are encouraged to wear their Halloween costume and periodically the children will walk through the halls in a parade so they can show off their costumes. Vendors will also have items for sale as well as attendance prizes. The Triad Band Parents will be selling food, including Chick-Fil-A sandwiches. This event is free to attend. You can visit www.troymaryvillecoc. com with any questions or call the Troy/Maryville/St. Jacob/Marine Chamber of Commerce with any questions (667-8769).

Knights Collecting Tools For Ghana

HIGHLAND - The Knights of Columbus are seeking donations of tools for the STYDEC mission in Ghana. Any type of carpentry, mechanical or electrical tool will be appreciated. The tools will be used to teach basic building and maintenance skills at the mission. Please bring the tools to the Highland Knights of Columbus Hall 8 a.m.-Noon on weekdays. There will also be a collection box at the front entrance of St. Paul Church on the weekend of October 22. For more information or to arrange a tool pick up please call Kim White at 618-971-6225.

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HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Hosts Girls Night Out to Promote Women’s Health HIGHLAND - This October, HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital - Highland is hosting its 4th Annual Girls Night Out event from 5-8 p.m. on Wednesday, October 26, in the Ungacta Conference Center at the hospital. This year’s free event has an expanded focus to include many women’s health topics, including the original focus of breast cancer. The event will feature health education, activities, and refreshments. This year’s expanded focus will include education on many topics related to women’s health. Participants will have the opportunity to meet with physicians and nurses to have questions answered. Fun activities such as complimentary mini massage therapy sessions will also be available. Refreshments will be provided by Michael’s Restaurant and all attendees will receive a free gift. Participants will also have the opportunity to win gift baskets at the event. “Women’s health is so important to our community, we really wanted to expand the event to include more than just breast cancer awareness,” said Amy Liefer, Director of Communications, St. Joseph’s Hospital. “Breast cancer awareness is still very much a focus for Girls Night Out, but we are also looking at the bigger picture and how we keep our mothers, sisters, and daughters healthy.” + A limited number of mammography appointments will be available during the event for those who call in advance to schedule. Dr. Miguel Gelman, a boardcertified interventional radiologist and member of the St. Joseph’s Hospital medical staff, will be providing patients with immediate results from their mammograms. In order to continue to detect breast cancer at the earliest possible stage in patients, St. Joseph’s Hospital recently invested over $350,000 to expand mammography services with advanced 3D mammography. The advanced mammogram equipment was installed in January and began service in early March. “The impact this technology will have on our patients is tremendous,” said Elizabeth Govero, Chief Nursing Officer, St. Joseph’s Highland. “The 3D image details offer a clearer overall view of the breast tissue. It helps us detect cancer earlier, see lesions more clearly, and reduce the number of unnecessary biopsies.” On average, 3D mammograms: · have the ability to detect 40% more cancers than 2D mammograms · offer 29% improvement in overall cancer detection rates · reduce false positives up to 40% · allow the radiologist to see masses and distortions associated with cancers significantly more clearly than conventional 2D Those attending the Girls Night Out event can make an appointment for their regular mammography screening by calling 618-651-2790. Those who have mammography

screenings during the event - as well as during the entire month of October - will receive a special gift from St. Joseph’s Hospital’s Medical Imaging Department. Tours of the Basler Family Women & Children’s Center at St. Joseph’s Hospital will also be available. Making it easier for women to take care of themselves, the Basler Family Women & Children’s Center offers women’s health services close to home so that you can take advantage of the care you need even in the middle of a busy schedule. The Basler Family Women & Children’s Center offers the following services geared specifically towards women: digital mammography, ultrasound, bone density, stereotactic

breast biopsy, newborn/parenting classes and breastfeeding classes. Even if it’s not time for your regular mammography screening, bring a family member or friend to enjoy the evening and learn more about women’s health care services available at St. Joseph’s Hospital. The Girls Night Out event is sponsored in part by the HSHS St. Joseph’s Foundation Silver PrimeHealth sponsors: Highland Machine; Legacy Place – Highland, Oberbeck Grain Co., and The Korte Company. More details on women’s health services and the St. Joseph’s Hospital Medical Imaging Department can be obtained by visiting www.stjosephshighland. org or by calling (618) 651-2790.

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the City of Highland, and local scholarships from 27 specified funds. The grant recipients were announced by Grants Committee Chairman Don Johannes. Grants were awarded to a variety of Highland area organizations serving the less fortunate, senior citizens, youth, the arts, animals, sports, and the general public. Funds will provide needed equipment and services in medicine, the arts, education, community beautification, sports as well as non-sports programs, water safety training, and recreation. Terry Lammers, Foundation President, began his remarks with a request. He asked everyone present to turn on their phone, go to the Foundation’s Facebook page, and to “Like” and “Share” with their friends – hoping to get 1,000 “Likes” in a short time! He thanked those in attendance for coming out and sharing in the celebration of the Foundation’s 21 years of making our community a better place to live. In his remarks, he noted that the Foundation has grown over the past 21 years from $66,000 to an asset base of over $4,000,000 today, which includes the honor of managing the Louis Latzer Memorial Public Library Trust Fund. This is an amazing accomplishment of which this community can be extremely proud. Lammers recognized retiring Foundation board member Carol Henrichs and presented her with a plaque for her dedicated service to the Foundation. Other retiring board members recognized were Darren Altadonna, George Jones, and Matt Powers, who were unable to attend. Lammers concluded his remarks by introducing Foundation Directors Mark Rosen and Paula SheaCalvert who gave a short presentation on the Foundation’s “2 Million Reasons to Celebrate” recognizing Linda Grissom, who was the 2 millionth visitor to the Korte Recreation Center earlier this year.

In closing out the evening, VerDuin thanked all those in attendance for their continued support these past 21 years and for helping the Foundation build a better community – one donation at a time. Highland Area Community Foundation board members for 2016-2017 are Erick Baer, Gary Bargetzi, Don Chaney, Laurie Frank, Don Johannes, Ceil Kloss, Mark Korte, Terry Lammers, Brenda Plocher, Jerry Rehkemper, Dennis Rinderer, Mandy Ringwald, Mark Rosen, Paula SheaCalvert, Bill Wagner, Marvin Warner, and Joyce Zerban. For more information on the Foundation’s many funds or programs, call Executive Director Terry Riffel or administrative assistant Paula Redman at 654-4727.

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Village Halloween Hours The Village of Alhambra has set their Trick or Treating hours for Monday, October 31 from 6 p.m.-9 p.m. Turn porch lights on if you welcome Trick or Treaters. Andrew Keown Ceremony A ceremony honoring Veteran of the War of 1812, Andrew Keown will be held at Vincent Cemetery on Sunday, October 23 at 2 p.m. Vincent Cemetery is located northeast of Alhambra. Andrew Keown is the oldest veteran interred at Vincent Cemetery. His military years were spent fighting along side General Andrew Jackson. One major battle was fought at the Battle of New Orleans on January 8, 1815. Keown would receive a pension as a survivor is this war on Feb. 14, 1871 until his death on Feb. 20, 1880. The grave marking ceremony will be presided over by members of the Illinois Society of War of 1812 which includes the Color Guard, Rifle Guard and Chaplain. Tribute to and the unveiling of the marker will be performed by descendants of the family. Local residents will pay tribute by singing God Bless America and playing Taps. The public is invited to attend to pay tribute for the military service performed 204 years ago for our country. Historical information for this article was provided by Mrs. Laverne Bloemker. Salem’s Trunk or Treat Salem Church will hold their 9th annual Trunk or Treat on Sunday, October 23 at the North parking lot of the church. This event will run from 4-5 p.m. After the trunk or treating enjoy the free hotdogs, chili, chips, cookies and drinks provided. Health Fair November 4, 2016 The Annual Alhambra Health Fair will be held at the Township Park in the Firemen Legion Hall on Friday, November 4, from 8 a.m- noon. Vendors in the health field are invited to attend. There is no charge for vendors, although they are invited to bring a donation of food or cash for the Bread of Life Food Pantry. Alhambra Primary News Parent – Teacher conferences will be scheduled beginning Oct. 26, from 4p.m.-7 p.m.; Oct. 27 from 12 p.m.-8 p.m. and Oct. 28 from 8:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m. Parents are asked to call to set up an appointment as soon as possible. Halloween Parade Students wishing to dress in costume are asked to bring their costumes + in paper bags marked with their names. Classes will walk to the nursing homes on Monday, Oct. 31 around 2 p.m. They will them go back to their classrooms for their parties about 2:30. Box Tops Box Tops are being collected by Oct. 25. These are dated, so they need to be turned in. Anniversaries Happy anniversary everyone. October 20, Jerry and Kim Reckman, Andy and Jennifer Mize, and Ryan and Gena Hodapp; Oct. 21, Delmar and Marlene Korsemeyer and Josh and Ember Price; Oct. 24, Tracy and April Watson Oct. 27, Casey and Cathy Adolph Birthdays Happy birthday everyone! Oct. 18, Joe Stevenson, Bud Hefner and Jake Riepshoff; Oct. 19,Gary Mueth, and Janelle Gelly; Oct. 20, Wilma Sander and Jeannie Reckman; Oct. 21, Noah Suhre; Oct. 22,Kris Klenke; Oct. 23, Joe Lotter and Cathy Bright; Oct. 24, Howie Eyman, Susi Miller, Jackie Debatin, Erich Lackey, Caine Kelso and Jordan Lynn; Oct. 25, Sabrina Linenfelser and Brian Klenke.


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Women Receive Highland IFBW Give Boss of the Year, Woman of Achievement, & Women Mean Business Awards

At their October 10, Annual Award and Recognition Evening held at Popeye’s Chophouse, Highland IFBW honored Anne Hickey as Boss of the Year, Suzette Schniers as Woman of Achievement, and Angela Kim with the “Women Mean Business” Award. Hickey was nominated by Highland IFBW member Donna Plocher; Schniers was nominated friends and coworkers at CLEAN The Uniform, and Kim was nominated by Highland IFBW member Janet Nicolaides. Nominations are made and judged based on pre-determined criteria. Prior to announcing the awards, Susie Dewaele, Highland IFBW President, stated that “As women helping women, we believe in recognizing our own members for their achievements, recognizing local female business women for their achievements, and recognizing bosses who support our mission and provide community leadership.” Individual nominations are printed below: BOSS OF THE YEAR AWARD I nominate Anne Hickey for the 2016 Boss of the Year Award because: Anne Hickey, Assistant Principal of Highland Primary School, has devoted her career to educating children with a passion, far + more than just a job. In her role, she wears many different hats including, but not limited to, an administrator, teacher, secretary, nurse, crossing guard, safety officer, human resources consultant, State of Illinois legal analyst, and parent advocate on any given day. Her leadership in the changing times of education requires her to stay grounded in best practices while remaining current on what is expected from the State of Illinois and Federal government, making certain that all aspects are intertwined in appropriate ways to benefit children. How can one person accomplish all of these tasks on a regular basis one would wonder? Mrs. Hickey tries her best each day, never wavering from always keeping in mind what is best for the children. The IFBW key principle is “women helping women”, empowering them to make a difference in our world.

Mrs. Hickey works with staff of sixty women and two men serving as teachers and assistants, 563 students and their parents and step parents, two secretaries, one nurse, a principal, a superintendent, an assistant superintendent, a social worker, a school psychologist, a district librarian, PILLAR volunteers, the custodial staff, and bus drivers accompanied by after school care givers as well as others. With this many people around her, Anne encounters a variety of situations. She examines each new situation that arises, working toward treating each person in a fair and honest way. It is a gift she carries in her heart to see the different perspectives of all of these different individuals who are wearing all of these different shoes she is required to service, and be a visionary of how to arrive at the best possible outcome in a timely manner. While Mrs. Hickey would admit that some days are quite stressful, but she always comes back the next day ready to meet new challenges and lead onward. Anne Hickey graduated from Illinois State University and was immediately hired at Highland Primary School. Mrs. Hickey pursued and received her Masters from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville during her first years of her teaching. Her career evolved from being an outstanding second grade teacher for several years to being a stay at home mom, taking a few years off to raise her girls, before returning to Highland Community Schools as a reading teacher for the Center Schools. Upon returning, her career goals inspired her to seek her administrative degree in which she worked fervently. Anne worked on her internship at Highland Elementary, before returning to Highland Primary to become the Assistant Principal. Anne has served in the role for ten years. During those ten years, Mrs. Hickey has encouraged and coached teachers who were serving in teacher’s aide positions opportunities to grow in their knowledge and skills to pursue teaching jobs within our own school district and others. Six women have benefitted from this leadership

Highland IFBW Members Recognized for Membership Milestones At the annual Awards and Recognition Evening of the Highland IFBW held October 10, four members of Highland IFBW were recognized for their membership milestone. Pictured left to right: Brenda Okai – 15 years, Sally Raeber – Charter member of the organization with 41 years, Paula Redman – 40 years, and Margaret Bennett – 35 years.

as each pursued advancement in their chosen career. Opportunities such as these are rare finds in our world today. Each one of these women used their knowledge for the betterment of others. Before school multiple times each week, Mrs. Hickey is in the gym with all of the students as the classes gather before being dismissed to their own classrooms. Anne could just allow the students to sit and wait quietly as many others have done in years past. Mrs. Hickey uses this time differently however. She does different life skill teachings to help guide each child before he or she leaves her care. One recent example of this was on September 8, 2016 that was International Literacy Day. She arranged for one teacher to read a book during the Olympics in Portuguese, the main language of Brazil. Mrs. Hickey herself read Good Night Moon in French. She wanted to make this event memorable for the children. Additionally, she began Book Clubs for children during the school day to challenge gifted children to reach their full potential. She is supporting and troubleshooting issues for a new evening Parent Book Club as well. Beyond the school walls, Anne has been an active Band Parent for years. This requires time to be present during performances, fundraising, and arranging transportation to and from events and represents a commitment of many, many hours. Music is important to Anne. At one point, Anne participated in the Highland Municipal Band. She wants to share her love of music with others. Her husband, Dave, was also President of the Masonic Lodge in the very recent past. Anne was quite involved in supporting her husband during that time in the community and behind the scenes. Anne and the entire Hickey family show leadership in every aspect within the walls of their church. Any committee, any Board, any task, any need, any class, any one in need means the Hickey family is present and actively leading others by example, not ever worrying about their own needs. Anne lives her life with faith, dignity, courage, and respect of others in and out of church, all around her community, and anywhere she is lead. (Nominated by Donna Plocher) WOMAN OF ACHIEVEMENT We are proud to nominate Suzette Schniers for the 2016 Woman of Achievement. As a longtime friend and co-worker of Suzette Schniers, we have had the privilege of witnessing many outstanding character traits, achievements, volunteering, and everyday coaching she demonstrates. Suzette has exemplified a lifetime of commitment for charity fundraising, coaching, and selfless help for several causes. Suzette’s volunteer work has included helping and organizing

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To The Pioneer Anne Hickey, Boss of the Year, left; Angela Kim, Women Mean Business Award; and Suzette Schniers, Woman of Achievement, are awarded at the annual Highland IFBW Award & Recognition dinner which was held October 10.

events for many causes. The following are some examples of Suzette’s contributions: Relay for Life, Heart Awareness, Breast Cancer Awareness, United Way, and her company charity Clean Cares. Suzette is also a big advocate for good health habits such as, exercising and healthy eating choices. Suzette always makes time to coach healthy lifestyle choices for everyone she is around on a daily basis. We have worked with Suzette for many years, and she never ceases to impress us. She is easily the most compassionate person I know—the kind of person that goes out of her way to help people every day. We have personally witnessed her strength and determination while she was dealing with her own life battle of breast cancer. Suzette was more concerned with the way that her family and friends would deal with this difficult time. Suzette showed tremendous strength during this time in her life. We witnessed her going through surgery, treatments, and numerous doctor visits all while balancing her workload and family obligations. She was upbeat and determined to beat this cancer and maintain her same lifestyle. She is truly a champion for the cause, and an example of great strength and character. Suzette has been a positive influence on everyone she comes across. Each person in her life could share stories on how she has touched them. While we have noted many reasons above for the type of person that Suzette is, we can’t even come close to acknowledging all of her contributions and time she has given to help with so many causes. We know of no one more deserving of this award. (Nominated by friends & co-workers at CLEAN The Uniform) WOMEN MEAN BUSINESS AWARD I nominate Angela Kim for the 2016 Women Mean Business Award. She is always willing to lend a hand whenever needed, very community aware and very involved in her children’s lives. Angela was born in Springfield, IL to Don and Barb Gilmore. She grew up in the small rural town of Tallula and graduated

from Petersburg PORTA High School in 1987. Throughout high school and college, she worked as a teller at the National Bank of Petersburg. Angela earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and Elementary Education from the University of Illinois – Springfield in 1991. She taught first grade and preschool at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Springfield for several years. She eventually found her passion in the library science field and ran Schnepp Professional Library at Memorial Medical Center. After moving to Highland with her family, she once again + found herself in a library, serving as Director of the Louis Latzer Memorial Public Library since 2002. She earned her Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science from the University of Illinois-Champaign in 2008. As Director of the Library, she has embarked on a long-term building update plan that has included a new roof, tuck-pointing, remodeling the Children’s Library, parking lot and sidewalk replacement and addition, remodeling four public restrooms to make them ADA compliant, replacing single pane windows and doors that were inefficient and leaking water, adding autoopening door, ADA water fountains and construction of a new community room that is accessible to the public after hours. Technology has recently been upgraded to include six new public access computers, new Wi-Fi system, e-books, e-magazines, downloadable audio books and more. Angela has been a Highland Rotary member since 2006. Being a Rotarian has been a valuable experience and a wonderful way to network and meet people in the community. She is also a Highland Chamber member, on the committee for Street Art, as well as many other activities that the Chamber provides to the community. Angela is married to Dr. Peter Kim and has four children - Justin, Logan, Landon and Heather. In her free time, she enjoys flower gardening, theatre, music, reading, cooking and traveling. (Nominated by Janet Nicolaides)

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Civic Memorial Honors Seniors Before October 14 Football Game

CM BAND AND COLOR GUARD - Dawson Brown, Devon Hargrave, Boston Perry, Sarah CM CHEERLEADERS - Kara Vetter, Nicole Armstrong, Jordyn Schillinger, Elizabeth Thomas, Wooden, Cassidy Rogers, Jami Ambrose, and Andrew Studnicki, Samatha Smith. Haley Dixon.

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CM GOLF Seniors with their parents - Jake Spanhook, Will Spencer.

Women’s Conference Set For November 4 TROY - On November 4 you will want to be a part of the Troy/Maryville/St. Jacob/Marine Chamber of Commerce 5th Annual Women’s Conference. The fun begins at 8:15 a.m. (the doors open at 7:15 a.m.) at Villa Marie Winery in Maryville. Women will find the topics, speakers and vendors very relatable. There are tickets and sponsorships available. An event ticket is $50 and it includes: breakfast, lunch, snack bar (from Sweeties), chair massages, DJ entertainment (Big Papa G is his own entertainment), five stage speakers, four breakout speakesr, fabulous attendance prizes, various vendors, giveaways, vendor demonstrations and much more! You can purchase tickets until October 31 by visiting or calling the Chamber office at 667-8769.

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in the 2nd quarter from Marti and Senior Andy Kampwerth snagged a twelve yard reception for his first varsity touchdown. The game was a back and forth nail biter with the Bulldogs taking over on their own 31 yard line with 2:10 left in the game. HHS

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converted two fourth downs taking the ball down to the Panthers 22 yard line. With five seconds left in the game, Coach Jimmy Warnecke called on his kicker Elliot Prott to kick the eventual game winning field goal from 39 yards out as time expired. With the 49-46 victory, it was a joyful ride back to Highland for the Bulldogs.

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Bulldogs Win

Sam Laporta reaches for the heavens to snatch this huge 4th down catch. Laporta had 5 catches for 127 yards. The Highland Bulldogs beat the Jerseyville Panthers on Friday night with a thrilling 49-46 victory.



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Civic Memorial Loses 30-21 to Triad

CM Quarterback Brayden Pierce hands off to Rikki Lafferty.

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St. Paul Church and School News St. Paul Youth

Oct. 23 - Donut Sale at all Sunday masses. Meeting at 7:00 pm. Oct. 28 - Concessions at the Parish Trunk-or-Treat. 4:30-7:30 pm Oct. 30 - Halloween Party! 6-8:30 pm, more details TBA Nov. 5 (Saturday) - Service project from 8 a.m. -2 p.m. Contact for more info. Bonfire and food to follow at 5:30 pm. Nov. 6 - no meeting Nov. 11 and 12 - Diocesan Youth Conference in Carlinville.

Trunk or Treat

This event is open to all St. Paul Parish Children Birth- 8th grade. Each participating family is asked to have enough treats for all of the children participating. In the past, about 100 children have participated. Each family that will be “trick or treating” is asked to RSVP by October 20 to parish or School.

Mentor Match Classroom Sponsors Needed

Each year , St. Paul School asks businesses to sponsor a classroom for $500. This money is used by the teacher for supplies, projects, and other educational tools for their classroom to provide for the best learning environment possible for students. Each sponsor is recognized on the St. Paul Catholic School’s website and with a sign above the individual classroom it sponsors. If interested, please call Renee Mitchell at 654-7525.

MEGA Flea Market Needs Storage

The Kirchenfest MEGA Flea Market is in need of clean, secure and accessible storage space to store donations we receive throughout the year. If you have an available garage, warehouse or possibly a trailer or container you are willing to donate to please call Kim White at 618-971-6225.

Highland Bulldog Junior Wrestling Club Holds Invitation

HIGHLAND - Boys and girls ages 4-14 are invited to join Highland Bulldog Junior Wrestling Club. The cost is $75 for the first child, $60 for the second in the same family, and the third child in the same family is free. The cost includes the club fee and registration with the IKWF. All new wrestlers must provide a copy of their birth certificate. Practices will be held at the Madison County Fair Expo Hall, Monday, Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6-7:30 p.m. First practice will be November 14, at the Madison Co. Fair Expo Hall. Registration will be available behind the Korte Recreation Center, during the HQC Football practice, on October 20 and 27.

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Bears Make Life Better For Youngsters By Bill Napper HIGHLAND - Often when a child is afraid, or upset because he or she doesn’t know what to expect, it helps to have something to hold on to. Fortunately, children who visit the emergency room at St. Joseph Hospital here have a friend who has left a “special friend” to help them cope with those difficult times. Mary Beth Broughton has been making bears to hug for more than 10 years and dropping them by the hospital every two or three weeks. “It’s a wonderful ministry to give to others and not expect anything in return,”she said, just as she was dropping off a bag filled with about 25 bears. “We try to what God wants us to do,” she said. She said the hospital staff in the ER and prime care give the bears as a way to comfort the kids. Mary Beth said making these

Father McGivney Catholic High School Holding Halloween 5K Run/Walk

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KCs Holding Dinner HIGHLAND - A Pork Sausage and Roast Beef Dinner will be held on Sunday, October 23, from 10:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. The all you can eat meal consists of pork sausage and roast beef, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, sauerkraut, applesauce and home made desserts. Adults: $10/ Children 10 and under free. Free delivery to shut-ins. Call 618-654-9049. All proceeds used to finance Knights of Columbus activities.

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Joe Wetmore, left, and Matt Dermody take a break from the kitchen at the First Annual Livers, Gizzards and Wings dinner, Sunday. Proceeds from the afternoon will help with new lights at the St. Paul Viking Field located at the KC Hall.

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SPRINGFIELD September 27, 1933, in Highland, St. Dominic Catholic ChurchSister M. Kenneth Wildt IL, the daughter of Ernest and Breese. IL. Sister M. Kenneth Wildt, OSF, Irene (nee Speiser) Buchmiller. Dorothy was born in Highland, 86, of the Hospital Sisters of St. On Thursday, October 04, the youngest of 8 children. She Francis, died on Tuesday, Octo- 1951, she married Louis W. Hess was a member of the first class ber 11, 2016 at at Highland, IL, who passed away to graduate form St. Paul High 8:15 p.m. at St. on Wednesday, December 05, School in 1930. She took care Francis Con2007. of her parents for several years. vent, SpringBorn and reared in Highland, She and her husband lived in field, Illinois. IL; graduated from Highland High Breese, IL. She worked for St. Sister M. School in 1951. She lived all her Joseph Hospital, Breese, in the Kenneth, the life in Highland and in her early laundry department for 12 years. former Laverne years worked at the Highland She retired in 1983 and move to Wildt, was born City Swimming Pool. She was Highland on October 18, 1989. in Washington, Missouri on a homemaker, Brownie leader Her hobbies included playing March 22, 1930, the daughter of and Boy Scout leader. She loved cards (monthly card club playing Herman and Catherine Zwicke animals and her many pets through Pinochle), embroidering, quilts, Wildt. She entered the Congre- out her life. needle work and knitting. She gation on February 1, 1947 and Survivors include: was a great cook, especially pies professed her religious vows on Daughter - Karla A. (Ronald) and desserts. Family meals were October 4, 1949. Smith, Highland, IL a tradition. Sister Kenneth graduated from Son - Kurt W. Hess, PocahonSurvivors include: St. John’s School of Nursing in tas, IL Son - Dr. Robert J. Hellige 1953 and received a BSN from Grandchild - Jason K. Smith, (twin), Highland, IL Marillac College in St. Louis, New Braunfels, TX Daughter-in-law - Mary T. Missouri in 1971. She served the Brother - Donald M. Buch- Hellige, Saint Louis, MO Community as an RN in HSHS miller, Highland, IL. Grandchild - Chris (Keri) hospitals in Illinois and WisconShe was preceded in death by: Hellige, Reno, NV sin and spent eleven years on the Mother - Irene E. Buchmiller Grandchild - Jon (Jenna) Navajo reservations in Chinle and (nee Speiser)(died 5/7/2003) Hellige, Stockton, CA Page, Arizona. In 1993, Sister Father - Ernest J. Buchmiller Grandchild - Kara (Jeff) Pillus, joined the Community in High- (died 4/13/1965) Durango, CO land, Illinois where she served as Husband - Louis W. Hess (died Grandchild - Eric (Philip a Home Health Aide and volunteer 12/5/2007). Quick) Hellige, Chicago, IL at HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital. In Arrangements are being hanGreat Grandchild - Bennett 2014, Sister returned to St. Francis dled by Spengel-Boulanger Fu- Hellige, Reno, NV Convent in Springfield, Illinois neral Home in Highland, IL. Great Grandchild - Eli Hellige, due to declining health. At Janette’s request, no services Reno, NV In addition to her parents, she will be held and a private family Great Grandchild - Layla was preceded in death by a brother, burial will be at a later date. Hellige, Stockton, CA Kenneth Wildt; a sister, Mildred Interment will be at Mascoutah Great Grandchild - Liam Skouby; and a cousin, Sister Marie City Cemetery in Mascoutah, IL. Hellige, Stockton, CA Memorial contributions may be +Neier, O.S.F. Great Grandchild - Sam Pillus, She is survived by two broth- made to Highland Animal Shelter. Durango, CO ers, Donald Wildt and Paul Wildt, Great Grandchild - Abigail HIGHLAND both of Washington, Missouri; Hellige-Quick, Chicago, IL. Dorothy E. Hellige three sisters, Doris Skornia of She was preceded in death by: Dorothy E. Hellige, age 104 of Washington, Missouri and Helen Father - John Geismann Highland, IL, died Tuesday, OctoHanneken and Carol Straatmann Mother - Emma Geismann, ber 11, 2016, at Faith Care Center both of Villa Ridge, Missouri; nee Long in Highland, many nieces, nephews, greatHusband - Bernard H. “Ben” IL. nieces and great-nephews; as Hellige Died 6/17/1972 She was well as her Franciscan Sisters Son William B. “Bill” Hellige born October e with whom she shared her life (twin) Died 1/9/2011 27, 1911, in for 69 years. Th Daughter In-law - KathHighland, IL, Visitation: A visitation will leen Hellige (nee Kampwerth) the daughter was held from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. 6/1/2009 of John and on Friday, October 14, 2016 at St. Brother - Joseph E. Geismann Emma (nee P.O. Laverna Box 144 - Highland, IL.Long) 62249 Geismann. - - (618) 882-4932 Francis Convent, 4849 Died 7/11/1980 On November 29, 1941, she Rd., Springfield with a Wake Brother - Frank married Bernard H. “Ben” Hellige ` J. Geismann Service at 6:00 p.m. Died 4/27/1966 at Highland, IL, who passed away The Eucharistic Celebration Brother - John L. Geismann on June 17, 1972. and Rite of Christian Burial: Died 7/28/1900 She was a member of Saint 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, October Brother - Lawrence A. “Larry” Paul Catholic Church, Highland, 15, 2016 in St. Clare of Assisi Geismann Died 10/9/1984 IL; Weinheimer Senior Citizens. Adoration Chapel at St. FranSister Zitha E. Huber Died Former member of St. Joseph cis Convent with Rev. Steven Hospital Auxilary-Breese, IL; 3/28/1978 Janoski, celebrant. Burial was in Sister - Stella M. Winter Died Crucifixion Hill Cemetery. The Franciscan Sisters and the family of Sr. M. Kenneth Wildt, OSF are being served by KirlinEgan & Butler Funeral Home, 900 S. 6th St., Springfield. Please visit to offer your condoAsk Us About ... lences. • Traditional Funeral Service • Pre-planning HIGHLAND • Immediate Cremation & Direct Burial Janette A. Hess Janette A. Hess, age 83 of Highland, IL, died Friday, October 14, 2016, at Faith Countryside Homes/Faith Care Center in Highland, IL. She was born on Wednesday,


4/3/1982 Sister - Helen C. Schwarztrauber Died Aug 14, 1993. Arrangements are being handled by Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL. Visitation will be held from 8:30 AM to 9:45 AM on Thursday, October 20, 2016, at SpengelBoulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Thursday, October 20, 2016, at Saint Paul Catholic Church in Highland, IL., with Rev. Msgr. David L. Peters, Pastor Emeritus, St. Paul Catholic Church, Highland, IL, officiating. Interment will be at St. Dominic/St. Augustine Catholic Cemetery in Breese, IL. Memorial contributions may be made to Saint Paul School Educational Foundation. HIGHLAND Jeffrey J. “Jeff” Eye Jeffrey J. “Jeff” Eye, 38, of Highland, Il died Thursday, October 13, 2016 at his residence. Jeff was born August 7, 1978 to Walter and Shirley (nee Worthy) Eye, in St Louis, MO. On June 19, 2006 he married Amy Hohnsbehn in Highland, Il. He was a member of Hard Road Theater in Highland, Cats in Collinsville and Tripar-International Ghost Hunting Group. His life revolved around his music and his kids. He played the drums and loved to karaoke. Jeff was an amazing artist that could draw anything. He loved his Blues hockey and Halloween was his favorite time of year in which he

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looked forward to participating in the Halloween Haunted Hike. He is preceded in death by his parents, Walter ad Shirley Eye. Jeff is survived by his children, Cally, Elizabeth, Brandon and Thomas; Brothers, Carl (Staci) Eye, Smithton, IL, Darrell Eye, St Louis, MO; Former wife Amy (Simon) Huntley, Highland, Il; nephew, Zak. Memorials may be made to benefit his children’s education. Visitation: Monday, October 17, 2016, from 4:00 to 8:00 pm and Tuesday, October 18, 2016 from 8:00 to 11:00 am at Meridith Funeral Home, Highland. Funeral: Tuesday, October 18, 2016, 11:00 am at Meridith Funeral Home, Highland. EDWARDSVILLE Hillard L. Hamilton Hillard L. “Ham” Hamilton, 97, passed away at 7:15 am on Friday, October 14, 2016, at his home with his family by his side. He was born May 31, 1919, in Alton, Illinois, to the late Nathan and Mary (Kissee) Hamilton. He married Amanda Nolan on November 6, 1943, in St. Louis, MO. She preceded him in death, after 68 years of marriage, on July 12, 2012. Hillard was a supervisor at LaClede Steel, in the 22 inch mill, for 31 years prior to his retirement in 1976. He was a member of Zion Lutheran Church of Bethalto. Hillard is a veteran of the United States Air Force, serving in WWII as a tail gunner in a B-15 bomber. + Survivors include one daughter and her husband, Kathy and Dennis Smith of Bethalto; a grandson Michael Ely of Bethalto; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by his parents;

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October 19, 2016 five brothers and one sister. Visitation will be from 10am until time of service at 11 am on Wednesday, October 19, 2016, at Elias, Kallal and Schaaf Funeral Home in Bethalto with Pastor Mark Hofferber. Memorials may be made to Zion Lutheran Church or Bethalto United Methodist Church. An online condolence and guest book may be found at www. . EDWARDSVILLE Gary W. Thiems Gary W. Thiems, age 76 of Edwardsville, IL, died Thursday, October 13, 2016, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital (BJC) in Saint Louis, MO. He was born on Thursday, October 19, 1939, in Highland, IL, the son of Walter W. and Anita A. (nee Plocher) Thiems. On Saturday, September 16, 1961, he married Diann J. (nee Broniec) Thiems at Evangelical United Church of Christ in Highland, IL, who survives in Edwardsville, IL. He was also a member of Carpenter Local - St. Louis, MO. He was a former member of Moose Lodge. Gary was born and reared in + Highland, IL. He was a 1957 Highland High School graduate. He attended Carpenter’s School. He made Edwardsville, IL home in 1969. He worked for John Kraus, Cannon Construction, and started Thiems’ Construction in 1972 in Edwardsville and now in Rox-

anna, IL. They build roads, bridges and commercial construction. He was still active in the business. In 1992, he developed 18 hole Fox Creek Golf Course and Fox Creek Estates (a large residential subdivision). He enjoyed boating on Table Rock Lake, winter in Florida at Marco Island and riding motorcycles. When he was young his hobbies were golfing, fishing and camping. Survivors include: Wife - Diann J. Thiems, nee Broniec, Edwardsville, IL Son - Terry L. (Dee) Thiems, Edwardsville, IL Son - Tad W. (Significant Other - Justina Carroll) Thiems, Edwardsville, IL Grandchild - Tara N. Thiems, Edwardsville, IL Grandchild - Taylor L. Thiems, Edwardsville, IL Grandchild - Tanya M. Thiems, Edwardsville, IL Grandchild - Tianna J. “Tia” Thiems, Edwardsville, IL Grandchild - Tad W. “T.J.” Thiems, Jr., Edwardsville, IL Sister - Rita C. (Dale) Rinderer, Trenton, IL He was preceded in death by: Father - Walter W. Thiems Died 5/15/1989 Mother - Anita A. Thiems, nee Plocher Died 8/28/1991 Arrangements are being handled by Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL. Visitation was held from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Monday, October 17, 2016, at SpengelBoulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL and from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM on Tuesday, October 18, 2016, at Evangelical United Church of Christ in Highland, IL. The funeral service was at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, October

The Pioneer 18, 2016, at Evangelical United Church of Christ in Highland, IL., with Rev. Christopher W. Hill, Senior Pastor, pastor, Highland, IL officiating. Interment at Highland City Cemetery in Highland, IL. Memorial contributions may be made to Shriners Hospital for Children. GODFREY Rodney Alford Rodney Alford, 73, passed away on Friday October 14, 2016 at home with his family by his side. He was born on October 7, 1943 in Joliet, IL., the son of Myron and Alfretta Alford. He Married Marilyn Harris on September 26, 1964 in Alton. She survives. Rodney worked at Owens Illinois & retired from Conoco Phillips.. He also enjoyed being a scout leader of Pack 77 and Troop 3, was a member of Upper Alton Baptist Church, trained troops for the Vietnam War, enjoyed golf, owls, and most importantly loved spending time with his family. In addition to his wife he is survived by his three kids and spouses Keith and Terissa Alford, Jeffrey and Dayna Alford, and Cheri and Joe Esquivel; seven grandchildren Kierstyn, Gabrielle, James, Chase, JoeJoe, Malia, and Joaquin; three brothers and sister in laws Ronald Alford, Richard and Chris Alford, Dennis and Debbie Alford; two sisters and brother in laws Nannette and Steve White, and Susie and Rick Kessinger; and his brother and sister in law

Ken and Shirley Catero. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his granddaughter Evelyn Esquivel. Visitation will be held from 4 pm until time of memorial service at 6 pm Friday October 22, 2016 at Elias, Kallal & Schaaf Funeral

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Home in Alton. Memorials may be directed to Autism Awareness, or charity of one’s choice. Online condolences and guest book may be found at www.

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Divine Mercy Hour 3rd Wednesday October 19 • 3-4 PM

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The “America Needs Fatima Rosary Rally” is held Saturday, October 15 at the St. Paul lot on Poplar Street. Rosary members were united with hundreds of other Rallies across America. They prayed for the intentions of the Nation, the upcoming elections and appointment of Supreme Court judges who support Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness and defend Right to Religious Freedom.

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DRIVERS Drivers: Co & O/O’s! Home Daily! Sign-on Bonus! Steady Freight, Insurance avail, NO Trailer Lease Fee. CDL-A, 1yr exp. 855-3956630. C10-5 & 10-12

FOR RENT 2 bedroom Townhome in Troy, 1-1/2 baths, 1000 Sq. Ft, All electric, small out building for storage, trash and grass mowing provided. $600, 618-887-2008 MATTRESS SET Bed Queen Pillow Top Mattress Set NEW still in plastic $175 618-772-2710 Can Deliver TRANSPORTATION Need A Ride? Call Travel Services. Trips, vacation, airport or doctor will send for 6 mo

Poplar Junction BOWLING SCORES

SUNDAY. OCT. 9 259 Thomas Korte + 691 Dave Deuser 241 Pam Schrumpf 585 Pam Schrumpf MONDAY, OCT. 10 277 Nick Hanna 692 Nick Hanna 220 Denise Clayton 529 Denise Clayton TUESDAY, OCT. 12 299 Nick Korte 746 Nick Korte THURSDAY, OCT. 13 240 Pam Schrumpf 659 Michelle Fresen FRIDAY, OCT. 14 279 Danny Ripperda 706 Andy Koch YOUTH SATURDAY, OCT. 15 150 Scotty Maxwell 426 Scotty Maxwell 106 Bailey Mettler 294 Bailey Mettler

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Tues Oct 11 Men’s Jorden Buske 275 Devon Frank 690 Wed Oct 12 Men’s Clayton Wilke 299 Clayton Wilke 804 Thurs Oct 13 Women’s Afternoon Sharon Frey 193 Tammy Kulage 512 Thurs Oct 13 Women’s Evening Carol Kynion 225 Lori Whitmore 605



TIRES For sale: Two used 6:00 - 16” tires 3 ribs, 75% good. 618-526-4391 FREE WALNUTS I have free walnuts. Call 618606-1709. HARLEY DAVIDSON For Sale: Harley Davidson, 2004 Fat Boy, Low Mileage, Extras, 618-635-8051.

MITSUBUSHI LANCER FOR SALE: 2002 Mitsubushi Lancer LS, 187,599 miles, AC recently serviced works well,

Grantfork Bowl

Tuesday Mixed Wednesday Co-ed Thursday Ladies September 6th September 7th September 8th Game: Terri Mettler 191 Game: Laura Fleming 195 Game: Deb Kuhn 182 Adam Bohnonstiehl 229 Nick Barnett 248 Series: Deb Kuhn 529 Series: Leann Bohnonstiehl 534 Series: Linda Weiler 534 September 15th Adam Bohnonstiehl 587 Brad Leitschuh 663 Game: Verna Spoto 212 September 13th September 14th Series: Verna Spoto 499 Game: Lori Whitmore 225 Game: Laura Fleming 211 September 22nd Tim Stille 213 Brad Leitschuh 221 Game: Natalie Goestenkors 194 Series: Lori Whitmore 585 Series: Laura Fleming 594 Series: Natalie Goestenkors 529 Steve Stille 557 Michael Ripperda Jr. 612 September 20th September 21st Game: Lori Whitmore 236 Game: Laura Fleming 212 Stan Stille 256 Paul Hereford 264 Series: Leann Bohnonstiehl 603 Series: Laura Fleming 587 Stan Stille 672 Paul Hereford 690

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newer tires, Clean and runs well. $2200 Negotiable. Approx. 30 miles MPG. Call 618-830-5095 Can be seen in Highland. WINNEBAGO FOR SALE 2004 Winnebago Adventurer Motor Home, (top of the line gas models), 34 ft long, with 2 slideouts, 44,500 miles, very good/ excellent condition, has always been in the shed when not in use, has Microwave/confection oven, basement central a/c (which cools like a house with same temp throughout), electric heat as well as LP Gas (therefore the LP Gas isn’t used very often, but heating is by electric heat), includes a tow package. $37,500.00. Must see. ph 618-654-3879 7-27 F FIFTH WHEEL TRAILER 36 ft. fifth wheel trailer. 2012 Forest River, Blue Ridge Edition. Three slide outs. Many extras including fireplace and central vacuum. Beige exterior. $29,900. Ph. (832)545-4864. FOR SALE Natural Fuel Heating system Wood stove., Fire Chief FC500E. 4 years old in great condition, ,heats up to 1400sq ft with ease. Made in USA ,can except 20inch logs. Asking $1700.00, can put in barn, cabin or heat your whole home, Save on High heat bills. call Gene at 618-474-6888 Euro pro over locking sewing machine in great condition, Clean and comes with accessories ,great to finish your quilts and other crafts asking $175 or best offer call Pat 618-474-6888 MOTORHOME For Sale, 2008 Monaco Dynasty motorhome, 45 ‘, 4 slides, 500 Cummins, 15k hitch, 44k miles, all the extras, one owner, no smoke, no pets, garaged, excellent condition, must sell, $179,000 OBO. Call for photos and more info. 618-304-9076 FOR SALE Beautiful 45” glass table with 4 retro style chairs (1-Black, 1-Red, 1-Grey and 1-White) Call 618-250-5478 or 618-8826276 if interested. ORGAN FOR SALE Estey pump organ. Plays very well and casework in excellent condition. $250 or best offer 654-2055 W.W. KIMBALL PIANO for sale. - like new. Call 618-488-2546 for details. HELP THE ANIMALS Dependable volunteers are needed for leadership and animal care roles this summer at Bond County Humane Society’s no-kill pet shelter and adoption center in Greenville. Openings include dog walkers, kennel assistants, shift leaders, and clerical workers. Want to help? Call 618-664-4068 – E-mail bch4pets@ Visit http://www.bondcohs.

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GRADE SCHOOL APARTMENTS LIVINGSTON FOR RENT 1 bdrm apt. - $325 2 bdrm apt. - $350 Trash and water included, deposit 1 month rent required, Background check required - NO PETS. This institution is an equal opportunity housing and employer provider. Call Monday, Tuesday and Friday 8:30 - 4:00 p.m.

At Mt. Gilead Church West of Greenville, Just off of Rt. 140 on Sunday, Nov. 6th at 6 p.m.


ESTATE SALE John Lampen, Sr. and Douglas Henderson 207 Suppiger Lane Highland Fri. &Sat. Oct. 27,28, 8am to 4pm Sat. Oct. 29 8am to 1pm

(Held in commercial building behind McDonalds restaurant) 2 bedroom sets,sleigh bed, four poster bed, vanity dresser, chiffrobe, chest of drawers, couch,2 side chairs, antique settee with matching chairs, old mirrors,rocker, metal table, cabinet,wood chairs, antique tables, antiques cradle, antique butter churn, antique highchair, old light fixtures, dishes, set of Mikasa China, shop vac, tools, lamps, file cabinets, books, games, throws, Western Electric antique sewing machine, metal cabinet, old chairs, coal bucket, dolls, quilts, yard tools, antique twin bed, coal bucket, beautiful old bowls, set of China, yardage of polyester material, records, lots of pictures and much more

Emergency Medical Technician (Part-Time)

The City of Highland seeks qualified candidates for the part-time position of EMT – Basic Level or higher. This position may lead to full time employment with the City of Highland. This position is responsible for responding to emergency medical calls within specified time frame for ambulance service within the District; maintains and stocks the ambulance, emergency equipment and the Fire Station. Qualifications include a high school diploma or equivalent, EMT Licensure, appropriate supporting certifications (CPR, ITLS, ACLS, PALS/PEPP), able to obtain Class C drivers license, and active EMS field experience. Candidate must have knowledge of pre-hospital care commensurate with level of licensure (Region IV - Anderson System reciprocity required). Candidates must also have ability to assess a situation, determine response and resources needed as well as the ability to lift heavy objects, perform job duties during a stressful situation, and operate an ambulance and related equipment during emergency situations. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are required. Candidates must also have ability to work a flexible schedule including weekends, holidays, and be available at least 24 hours a week. If you meet the qualifications outlined above please submit an application no later than 5:00 p.m., Friday, October 28, 2016 to City of Highland; Attn: Director of HR; 1115 Broadway, P.O. Box 218; Highland, IL. 62249. Candidates selected for interview should be aware the interview process will include oral, practical and written evaluations. Candidates selected will be subject to a drug test, physical exam, polygraph, and psychological testing. Applications are available at City Hall or on the City website. EOE

The Pioneer newspaper reserves the right to edit, cancel, reject or determine the classification of ads. Any unpaid ads are subject to credit approval. The newspaper cannot assume any responsibility for the validity of the offerings advertised within the paper. All real estate advertised herein is subject to the Federal Fair Housing Act. We will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. All persons are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised are available on an equal opportunity basis. All material herein - Copyright 2016.


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Mike Tatum, Rusty Rodz Car Club, keeps things rolling at the Chili Cookoff sponsored by the Highland Moose Lodge # 2479.

Chili Cook Off

The 9th Annual Highland Moose Lodge # 2479 held its Charity Chili Cook Off on Sunday, at the Sharpshooters Club at the Madison County Farigrounds along with the Rusty Rodz who held a Car Cruise from 10 a.m. -3 p.m. Besides lots of great chili there were tons of food and face painting for the kids. Photos by Bill Napper The Pioneer

Knights of Columbus Highland Council 1580

Weekly Bingo on Wednesday at the Knights of Columbus Hall at 7:30 p.m. start. B-1777. Food available from our kitchen serving popcorn, hamburgers, cheeseburgers, pork burgers, hot dogs and coffee. Ladies Auxiliary selling homemade pies. Thank you for your support. KC Monthly Meets at the Hall. 4th Degree Assembly 0231 meet 1st Monday at 7:30 p.m. Ladies Auxiliary Meet 1st Tuesday at 7 p.m. Reg. Council Meet 2nd Tuesday at 7:30 Columbian Squires Meet 3rd Wednesday at 8 p.m. Hall Available For Rent. 654-9049 8 to noon daily. Check out our Facebook page and website.



Men’s Health Screening FREE SCREENING FOR PROSTATE HEALTH Prostate cancer will affect one in every seven men, and is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in American men. Finding prostate cancer at its early stages can saves lives -- which is why OSF Saint Anthony's Cancer Center of Excellence offers free community prostate screenings throughout the year. Area men, age 50 and over who have not previously been screened for prostate cancer, are invited to participate. The screening includes a PSA blood test, as well as a digital rectal exam by James Piephoff, M.D., Board Certified Radiation Oncologist with OSF Saint Anthony's Cancer Center of Excellence. All screenings take place by appointment in the Radiation Oncology department of OSF Saint Clare's Hospital, 915 East Fifth Street in Alton.

Tuesday, September 20, 3 to 6 p.m. Thursday, October 20, 3 to 6 p.m. Thursday, November 17, 3 to 6 p.m.





Please register online at, or call 618-465-2264. Dr. Piephoff is an independent practitioner not employed by OSF Saint Anthony’s Health Center.

James Piephoff, M.D. Radiation Oncologist


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October 19, 2016

Faster Recovery. Lasting Results.

Robotic Orthopedic Surgery now available in Highland.

Together, providing innovative care close to home. Take control of your pain with the help of St. Joseph’s Hospital. We now offer more precise orthopedic surgery for those needing partial knee and total hip replacements, right in your hometown. This type of advanced surgery leads to faster recovery and lasting results, so you can quickly return to your active life. Discover the benefits of robotic orthopedic surgery at St. Joseph’s Hospital.

Little Lions Contributor

The Pioneer/ By Bill Napper

While offering candy for a donation, Lions Club Member Tom Mannion accepts a donation from two-year-old Dexter Zbinden of St. Jacob. When a natural disaster strikes, Lions are among the first to offer volunteer disaster relief. Local Lions volunteers provide disaster relief in communities impacted by natural disasters. Generous donations from local Lions make a huge impact on the community.

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Grafton Sweet Illinois Wines........................................750 ML $9.98 lb.

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10/25 - For Healthcare Professionals & Spiritual Leaders 10/26 - Supporting Caregivers & Loved Ones 5:30 p.m. Registration • 6-7 p.m. Dinner & Education $10.00 for Dinner (Sam’s Pizza, Highland, IL) & 1 CEU 1 CEU: Nurses, Social Workers & Administrators Both events are open to the public.


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Adults $10.00 • Children 10 and under FREE. Carryouts available.

Sausage sales and Auxiliary Raffle Sunday.

Free delivery to shut-ins.

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