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Quinn targets JDC for closure Facility 1 of 7 gov
aims to shutter to
ease budget crisis
uUNION PAY RAISES. STORY, PAGE 3.
JUDGE SAYS BUDGET WOES TRUMP
BY CODY BOZARTH
The announcement Thursday
that the Jacksonville Development
Center is being eyed for possible
closure by the governor to tighten
the state’s budget chasm was met
with quick criticism and vows to
Gov. Pat Quinn announced
Thursday his plan to close seven
state institutions and lay off 1,938
employees — more than 400 of
them in Jacksonville.
Quinn said his decision was an
effort to live within a reduced bud-
get approved by the Legislature,
and he challenged lawmakers not
to “run away” from the impact of
Only hours after making the an-
nouncement, the plan was blasted
as disastrous and a political threat
by local politicians and union repre-
State Rep. Jim Watson of Jack-
sonville and state Sen. Sam Mc-
Cann of Carlinville, both Republi-
cans, spoke outside of the center
to state their intent to fight back
State Rep. Jim Watson of Jacksonville talks about a call by Gov. Pat Quinn to close the Jacksonville Developmental Cen- against the Democratic governor’s
ter and six other state facilities. In 1847, state legislation was passed for Illinois’ first state-operated facility for the proposal.
mentally ill to be located in Jacksonville and the first patients were admitted in 1851. Watson said he believed Quinn
was creating an emergency to force
the General Assembly to revisit
spending and borrowing proposals
FACILITIES AND PROJECTED SAVINGS IN QUINN CLOSURES that were rejected in the spring.
“This is getting to be routine
with this governor,” Watson said.
The seven state facilities Gov. Pat Quinn has targeted for clo- u Illinois Youth Center-Murphysboro - 101 staff members “For the third time in two years I’ve
sure due to Illinois’ budget deﬁcit and the number of workers at ESTIMATED SAVINGS FROM PROPOSED CLOSINGS: had to speak to the proposed clos-
each location, according to the governor’s ofﬁce: u Jacksonville and Jack Mabley developmental centers - $14.6 ing of a facility by this governor. ...
u Jacksonville Developmental Center - 420 staff members million Quite frankly, I’m tired of it. Be that
u Tinley Park Mental Health Center - 195 staff members u Tinley Park, Singer and Chester mental health centers - as it may, we take this threat, like
u Singer Mental Health Center - 150 staff members $18.1 million we took the other threats, serious.”
u Chester Mental Health Center - 464 staff members u Logan Correctional Center - $9.2 million Watson said he plans to oppose
u Jack Mabley Developmental Center - 163 staff members u Illinois Youth Center-Murphysboro - $3.1 million such a move and urged the roughly
u Logan Correctional Center - 270 security guards and 87 non- uLayoffs in other state agencies not due to closures - $9.8 50 people who attended the press
security workers million
JDC, see Page 5
United Way revs up BIKE VS. CAR M ACOU P I N
local fundraising effort chief launches
BY GREG OLSON
Pacesetters, which are our individ-
ual leadership donors.”
State Senate bid
The executive director of Prairi- About 100 people attended the JOURNAL-COURIER
eland United Way is optimistic that kickoff, including Andy and Lori BUNKER HILL — In a series
the organization’s fundraising goal Smith of Jacksonville, who are co- of campaign stops Thursday, An-
of $530,000 will be reached this chairing this year’s campaign. dy Manar, the chairman of the Ma-
year. The Smiths, who work at Bound coupin County Board, made ofﬁ-
“I have a really good feeling to Stay Bound Books, presented a cial his plans to run for the Illinois
about the campaign this year be- monetary gift from their employer State Senate in the newly redrawn
cause people who don’t normally to start the campaign. 48th District.
approach me about United Way are “Community involvement is im- The campaign swing conclud-
coming to me with ideas for events portant to all Bound to Stay Bound ed with a 6 p.m. appearance at
and other ways to raise money for employees and each fall the United the Bunker Hill Municipal Build-
the campaign,” Lori Hartz said. Way campaign is a big part of that,” JOURNAL-COURIER/ROBERT LEISTRA ing in his hometown, surround-
Prairieland United Way kicked Andy Smith said. ed by family and friends. His tour
off its annual fundraising campaign “Lori and I are honored to be A 13-YEAR-OLD JACKSONVILLE BOY was injured about 4:45 on Thursday included stops in De-
Thursday afternoon with an event the co-chairs. We believe in the p.m. Thursday after he and a vehicle collided on the west side of catur, Springﬁeld, Taylorville and
in Central Park on the Jacksonville community and this was a way for Hillsboro.
the square. Jesse R.L. Bentley of 600 N. Diamond St. was taken to
square. us to be involved in something that “I have proven that elected of-
“We were thrilled to hold the is important and very helpful to Passavant Area Hospital, where he was treated and released. Jack- ficials can provide for their con-
United Way kickoff in downtown Jacksonville and the surrounding sonvile police said the driver of the vehicle, Gina Hamilton, 53, of stituents while holding the line
Jacksonville, and we brought our area.” on spending,” Manar said. “I’ve
520 Stewart Road, Franklin, immediately stopped and helped the
United Way community together As co-chairs, the Smiths will helped pave sidewalks, build bridg-
by including representatives from boy out of the street until emergency personnel arrived. No cita-
our employee campaigns and the UNITED WAY, see Page 7 tions were issued. SENATE BID, see Page 2
INDEX u Obituaries/P2 Police Beat/P2 Region/P3 Dear Abby/P4 Commentary/P6 Comics/P7 World&Nation/P8 Sports/P9-11 Business/P12-13
u OBAMA TO CONGRESS:
STOP POLITICAL CIRCUS,
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2 Journal-Courier, Jacksonville, Ill., Friday, September 9, 2011
POLICE BEAT T O D A Y ’ S
FROM OFFICIAL REPORTS OF PUBLIC RECORD
STETSON THOMAS DEJAYNES, 19, of Gautier, Miss.,
and formerly of Pittsﬁeld, died Sunday, Sept. 4, 2011 in
Goltra Avenue. • Fireﬁghters assisted a Coun-
Morgan County Yvette S. Lonergan, 42, of 851 Gol- ty Market employee in extinguishing
Gautier, Miss. Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m.
Saturday at Airsman-Hires Funeral Home in Pittsﬁeld,
Jacksonville Police tra Ave. and Bryan L. Brogdon, 22, a Dumpster ﬁre at the grocery store with burial at Pittsﬁeld West Cemetery. The family will
of 2364 S. 16th Ave. in Springﬁeld at 1255 W. Morton Ave. Thursday af- meet friends one hour prior to services at the funeral
ACCIDENT each faces one count of domestic bat- ternoon.
• Zachary R. Scoggins, 26, of 714 home.
tery, while a 17-year-old girl faces two
Hardin Ave. was cited about 7 p.m. counts of domestic battery. Meredosia Police ROBERT “BOB” FORBES, 77 of Pittsﬁeld, died
Wednesday on charges of driving BURGLARY, THEFT
BURGLARIES, THEFTS Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2011, at his residence in Pittsﬁeld.
without insurance and disobeying a • Items valued at $1,200 were sto-
• Someone stole an orange Ram- Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Sunday at Niebur Fu-
trafﬁc control device after a two-vehi- len from a business in the 800 block
page bicycle with chrome pegs from neral Home in Pittsﬁeld, with burial at Nebo Cemetery.
cle accident at West Morton Avenue of Main Street between Sept. 2 and
a residence in the 900 block of North Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Saturday at the funeral
and South Church Street. Sept. 6, according to a report ﬁled
Prairie Street between 7:30 p.m. Tues- home.
ARRESTS, CITATIONS day and 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. about 7:05 p.m. Thursday.
• A 13-year-old boy was arrested • Someone stole a silver Kodak
about 2:45 p.m. Thursday on a charge DAVID L. HIBBS, 74, of Camden, died early Monday
digital camera and a tube of ground
of battery after an incident at Turn- beef from a residence in the 900 block
Waverly Police morning, Sept. 5, 2011, at his residence. Graveside ser-
er Junior High School at 664 Lincoln ARREST, CITATION vices will be held 11 a.m. Monday at Camden West Ceme-
of East Lafayette Avenue between 4 tery. Worthington Funeral Home is in charge of arrange-
Ave. p.m. Wednesday and about 4:40 a.m. • Jennifer L. Clark, 28, of 351 N.
• A 14-year-old boy was arrested Grove St., Waverly, was booked into ments.
about 5:15 p.m. Thursday on a charge the Morgan County jail about 11:15
OTHER REPORT EULA M. WISEMAN, 84, of Clinton, and formerly of
of disorderly conduct after being ac- p.m. Wednesday on a domestic bat-
• A $10 counterfeit bill was found Jacksonville, died Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2011, at Liber-
cused of kicking a staff member in the tery charge.
at a business in the 800 block of ty Village in Clinton. Funeral services will be held 10:30
face at Garrison Alternative School at
South Main Street, according to a re- a.m. Monday at Buchanan & Cody Funeral Home in Jack-
936 W. Michigan Ave. • The sheriff’s departments in
port made about 4:50 p.m. Thursday. sonville, with burial at Camp Butler National Cemetery in
• Three people were arrested Cass, Greene, Morgan and Scott coun-
about 5:10 p.m. Thursday after an inci- ties had no arrests, crimes or serious Springﬁeld. The family will meet friends one hour prior to
services Monday at the funeral home.
dent at a residence in the 800 block of Jacksonville Fire Dept. accidents to report.
LARRY L. ZIMMER, 62, of rural Jacksonville, died
FOR THE RECORD Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011, at his residence. Arrangements
are pending at Buchanan & Cody Funeral Home in Jack-
Michael Lee Jockisch of Meredo- Joshua L. Knight of Woodson and
Marriage licenses, sia and Jennifer Michele Motley of Brigitte D. Davidson of Woodson.
civil unions, divorces Meredosia.
James Joseph Marcel of Franklin
John Joseph Clegg of Jacksonville
and Kristy Ann Sablotny of Spring-
Eula M. Wiseman
and Kendra N. Caudle of Franklin. ﬁeld. 1927 - 2011
Marriage licenses recorded in Mor-
gan County Aug. 17-29: Douglas W. Arnold of Roodhouse Marlo A. Jackson of Jacksonville • C L I N T O N •
Joshua I. Beard of Palmyra and and Patricia J. Magelitz of Roodhouse. and Lindsey Kay Teeters of Nebo.
Clyde Vedder of Murrayville and Eula M. Wiseman, 84, of Clinton, and formerly of Jack-
Chelsea T. Meyer of Franklin.
Christina Eileen Hatchel of Win- No civil union licenses or divorces sonville, died Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2011, at Liberty Village
Adrian D. Raymond of Galesburg in Clinton.
and Betsy E. Gutierrez of Galesburg. chester. were recorded Aug. 17-29.
She was born April 9, 1927, in Chan-
dlerville, the daughter of Leslie and
Verna Arthalony Collins. She married
Bert E. Wiseman on Aug. 4, 1946, in
Havana, and he preceded her in death
COURT DOCKET Nov. 16, 2007.
She is survived by a son, Leon
Wiseman (wife, Sue) of Maroa; two
amended lesser charge of felony de- on one year of probation and fined
Morgan County livery of cocaine. In exchange for his $100. She also must pay $18 restitution
grandchildren, Heather Lyon (hus-
band, Shaun) of Maroa and Darrin Wise-
The following took place Wednesday plea, a more serious felony of delivery to Midland Farm & Home Supply. man (wife, Jessica) of Pleasant View, Tenn.;
before Circuit Judge Richard T. Mitch- of cocaine within 1,000 feet of a school • JEAN A. GOLTERMANN, 47, of two great-grandchildren, Hannah Lyon and Ella Wise-
ell: was dismissed. Sentencing was set for Jacksonville pleaded guilty to mis- man; two nephews, Doug Edwards of Chatham and Ken-
• SHAWN M. JOHNSON, 30, of Oct. 18. demeanor trespass to land. She was neth Baldwin of Pickneyville; and a niece, Brenda Schaub
Jacksonville pleaded guilty to a felony • CONSTANCE S. HENDRIX, 25, placed on one year of court supervision of Fayetteville, Pa. She was preceded in death by a grand-
burglary charge and two counts of felo- of Jacksonville pleaded guilty to mis- and fined $200. son, Jeremy Christian Wiseman; a brother, Emerson Col-
ny possession of methamphetamine. demeanor theft under $500. She was lins; and two sisters, Thelma Baldwin and Florence Ed-
placed on one year of probation and wards.
Four additional felony burglary
counts and charges of felony posses- fined $300. She was accused of stealing
metal and other miscellaneous items
Scott County Mrs. Wiseman was a 1945 graduate of Chandlerville
High School and was employed at Kordite for three years
sion of a controlled substance (alpra- The following took place in August in
zolam) and misdemeanor possession of from property on Gobblers Road. and later at Edwards Jewelers for 20 years, both in Jack-
• DUSTIN K. NELSON, 29, of Wa- Scott Circuit Court, according to State’s
drug paraphernalia were dismissed in sonville. She was a member of Central Christian Church
verly pleaded guilty to misdemeanor Attorney Michael L. Hill:
the plea agreement. in Jacksonville, Chandlerville American Legion Post 694
possession of a firearm without a fire- • KAREN DAVIS, 48, of Winchester
• RONALD R. SCHOFIELD, 34, of Auxiliary, Jacksonville VFW Post 1379 Auxiliary and Unit-
arm owner’s identification card. He was pleaded guilty to speeding and was sen-
Jacksonville pleaded guilty to felony ed Commercial Travelers 182.
placed on one year of conditional dis- tenced to three months of court super-
participation in the manufacture of Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m. Monday at the
charge and fined $500. A misdemeanor vision and fined $230.
methamphetamine and possession of Buchanan & Cody Funeral Home in Jacksonville, with
charge of possession of drug parapher- • KEEGAN ROUNDCOUNT, 30, of
anhydrous ammonia with the intent to burial at Camp Butler National Cemetery in Springﬁeld.
nalia was dismissed in the plea agree- Alton pleaded guilty to overweight load
manufacture the illicit substance. The family will meet friends at the funeral home from 9:30
ment. on a bridge and was fined $1,130.
He was sentenced on each charge a.m. Monday until the time of services. Memorial gifts are
• HEATHER N. ZIMMERMAN, 22, • PATRICIA MONROE, 57, of Win-
to four years in the Illinois Department suggested to Chandlerville Christian Church, Liberty Vil-
of Virginia pleaded guilty to misde- chester pleaded guilty to driving under
of Corrections, which he will serve at lage Activity Room or St. John’s Hospice. Condolences
meanor delivery of alcohol to a minor. the influence and was placed on 12
the same time. The prison term will be may be left online at www.buchanancody.com.
She was placed one year of court months of court supervision and fined
followed by two years of supervised $750 fine.
parole. supervision and fined $500. A traffic
charge of illegal transportation of alco- • DUSAN BRHLIK, 52, of North-
Felony charges of possession of a
methamphetamine precursor and pos- hol by a passenger was dismissed in ville, Mich., pleaded guilty to defective
equipment and was fined $300.
U P C O M I N G
the plea agreement.
session of methamphetamine manufac-
turing materials were dismissed in the • SCOTT A. MOELLER, 30, of
Franklin pleaded guilty to misdemean-
• PAMELA KOTSCH, 45, of Jack-
sonville pleaded guilty to driving under
plea agreement. the influence and was sentenced to 12 CHILDERS, ROSALEE
Schofield was arrested May 16 after or possession of cannabis. He was Philadelphia.
placed on one year of conditional dis- months of probation and fined $500.
Jacksonville Police stopped a vehicle on • HOWARD CROWSON, 42, of 10 a.m. today, Sager
East Morton Avenue. charge and fined $200. OLIVER, JOHN P.
O’Fallon pleaded guilty to overweight Funeral Home in Beard-
• JONATHAN L. VOYLES, 32, • STACEY A. GAINES, 36, of Jack-
load on a bridge and was fined $190. stown. Beardstown City
of Jacksonville pleaded guilty to an sonville pleaded guilty to misdemeanor Memorial services, to-
retail theft under $300. She was placed day in Chatham.
CLARK, HELEN M.
RICHIE, HAROLD EVAN
Graveside services, 2
12 p.m. today, Stults-
SENATE BID: Macoupin County Board chief running
u Continued from Page 1 He was elected to the City Council in ate as a strong voice ... as to how we
p.m. today at Chandler-
ville Cemetery. Buchanan
& Cody Funeral Home of
Jacksonville is in charge of
al Home in Palmyra. Oak
Hill Cemetery in Palmyra.
arrangements. Visitation will be from 10
es and held county spending levels to his hometown of Bunker Hill at age 21 create jobs,” he says in a campaign vid- a.m. until time of services
what they were 10 years ago. In our before becoming the youngest mayor eo on his newly established website. today at the funeral home.
county, we decided long ago we’re all in the county’s history four years later. “That, to me, is my biggest motivation. CROSIER, ELEANOR I.
in this together; so I led the effort to He left the mayor’s post to ﬁll a va- I see things around me that need to
expand job creation by working with cancy on the County Board in Septem- change, and I want to ﬁx them.” 10 a.m. today, Wood Fu- FEY, BERNARD L. ‘BUTCH’
local business in partnership with the ber 2003 before being elected chair- In the past month, he said, “I’ve tak- neral Home in Rushville.
Rushville City Cemetery. 10 a.m. Saturday, Avon
county government, establishing a man of the Macoupin County Board in en time to speak with family, friends, United Methodist Church.
public/private economic development 2004. He said his tenure as chairman community leaders, business own- Abingdon Cemetery. Vis-
agency. It’s that type of thinking and has been marked “with ﬁscal respon- ers and residents about the need for GUTHRIE, GEOFFREY J. itation, 5-7:30 p.m. today
fiscal discipline I’ll bring to Spring- sibility, streamlining of county opera- strong and effective representation for at Hinchliff-Pearson-West
ﬁeld.” tions and government transparency,” our region in Springﬁeld. 7 p.m. today, Niebur Fu-
Abingdon Chapel. Mason-
The district covers all or portions addressing a decline that began sever- “I’ve done far more listening than neral Home in Pittsﬁeld.
ic services, 7:30 p.m.
of Montgomery, Macoupin, Christian, al years ago. talking, and the message is clear and Visitation will be from 3
Madison, Sangamon and Macon coun- Manar touts his role in moving to consistent,” Manar said. “We need p.m. until time of services
ties. downsize county government in the someone who will stand up and de- today at the funeral home. RAYBORN, ALICE MARIE
Just weeks ago, Manar, 35, told the wake of record deficits and the eco- mand more from our state govern-
1 p.m. Saturday, Sager
Macoupin County Board and others nomic downtown, he said. ment.” NORRIS, ALICE MILLER Funeral Home in Beard-
that he would not be seeking re-elec- He said he envision his focus to be Manar and his wife, Trista, have
stown. Concord Cemetery.
tion as board chairman. The Bunker on schools and infrastructure. “State three children: Abbie, 6, Will, 4, and 10:30 a.m. today, Bu-
The family will meet with
Hill native is chief of staff for the Sen- government needs to make the same Ben. chanan & Cody Funeral
friends from 5-7 p.m. today
ate Democratic Caucus in Springﬁeld. investments Downstate as it does in ON THE WEB: Home in Virginia. Garner
at the funeral home.
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Journal-Courier, Jacksonville, Ill., Friday, September 9, 2011 3
Judge: Budget woes trump pay raises
MCLATCHY-TRIBUNE Quinn blocked the raises, which can be “crippling in these harsh eco- Court is sympathetic to AFSCME-
A federal judge has ruled that were due to go into effect on July nomic times,” but noted that AFSC- represented employees’ needs, the FRIDAY
Gov. Pat Quinn does not have to 1, arguing lawmakers did not set ME workers are continuing to “get State’s needs and the public inter- u JACKSONVILLE FOOD
pay raises for thousands of state aside enough money to pay the in- almost full pay and no layoffs despite est weigh against an injunction.” DRIVE, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at Jack-
workers, saying the state’s budget creases and keep government run- the State’s dire ﬁnancial condition.” “Given the state’s budget crisis-- sonville Fire and Police De-
crisis is so dire that blocking the ning for a full year. AFSCME sued, “AFSCME-represented employ- a situation so dire that both parties partment, 200 W. Douglas
wage hikes “is a legitimate govern- seeking to force Quinn to pay the ees’ inability to get raises, while sig- agree the state will run out of money Ave. To beneﬁt the Jackson-
mental interest.” increases and argued Quinn was niﬁcant, is eclipsed by the potential before the ﬁscal year ends--the pay ville Area Food Center.
But the American Federation of breaking a contract with workers. harm the State would suffer if a to- freeze certainly promotes a cost-con- u JACKSONVILLE MAIN
State, County and Municipal Em- Quinn’s move affected about tal lack of funds were to befall it,” tainment,” the judge wrote. “Since STREET FINE ARTS FESTI-
ployees plans to ﬁle an appeal im- 30,000 state government employ- Myerscough wrote. “That would cost-containment is a legitimate gov- VAL, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. at Jack-
mediately, particularly in light of ees. threaten programs and services up- ernmental interest, and cost-contain- sonville square, Down-
the layoffs Quinn is expected to an- Judge Sue E. Myerscough ac- on which millions of Illinoisans de- ment is logically aided by the wage town. Non-juried. Call (217)
nounce today. knowledged that denying the raises pend. Consequently, although this freeze, the wage freeze survives.” 245-6884 for information or
download the forms from
u LAP SIT, 10:15 a.m. at
Jacksonville Public Library,
201 W. College Ave. 243-
u ANGEL FOOD ORDERING
Co mb in e d estr o ye d in f ire
Seattle man DAY, 4-6 p.m. at Jacksonville
Church of Christ, 2365 W.
Morton Ave. 473-1458.
u ARENZVILLE: ARENZ-
pleads not VILLE BURGOO, 8 a.m.-9:30
p.m. at Burgoo Park, Fran-
ces and Main streets. Food,
craft market, children’s activ-
guilty in ities, music.
u ARENZVILLE: BOOK
SIGNING WITH GARY
BABBS, 12-8 p.m. at Bur-
1957 death goo Park, Frances and Main
streets. Book: “Let Your
Light Shine.” Author former-
ly of Chapin.
SYCAMORE (AP) — A Seattle u CARROLLTON: WALK-IN
man pleaded not guilty Thursday in SCREENINGS, 8-11 a.m. at
the 1957 kidnapping and killing of Greene County Health De-
a 7-year-old Illinois girl whose body partment, 310 Fifth St. Lip-
was exhumed this summer by au- id proﬁle, $15; hemoglobin/
thorities seeking evidence in the A1C, $15. Fasting required
case. for lipid proﬁle. 942-6961.
Jack McCullough, 71, appeared u PITTSFIELD: BUCKLES &
via a video feed from the DeKalb BOOTS DANCE, 7-11 p.m. at
County Jail to enter his plea in the Pike County Senior Citizens
more than 50-year-old death of Ma- Center, 220 W. Adams St.
ria Ridulph of Sycamore. Judge u SOUTH JACKSONVILLE:
Robbin Stuckert also granted the SOUTH JACKSONVILLE
prosecution’s request to test Mc- CENTENNIAL CELEBRA-
Cullough’s DNA against evidence TION, 6-11:45 p.m. at Com-
recovered from the girl’s body. fort Inn, 200 Comfort Drive.
McCullough responded “Yes, Little Miss South Jackson-
your honor,” when the judge asked ville Pageant, bands, inﬂat-
able carnival, cake/pie con-
if he understood that he faces a sen-
Chief Gerald Wilson of the Franklin Fire Department speaks with firefighter Scott Skiles while test and auction, talent show-
tence of life in prison. A grand jury case. 245-4803.
in August indicted McCullough — George Wilson watches as they inspect his son David’s scorched New Holland combine Thurs-
day in a cornfield along Chaudoin Road. Wilson said he believed the fire, which started around u VERSAILLES: HEART-
who went by the name John Tessi- LAND GARDEN TRACTOR
er when he lived in Sycamore — on 3 p.m., could have been caused by a faulty hydraulic line in the combine. The combine was de-
PULL, 6 p.m. at Versailles
felony murder, kidnapping and ab- stroyed but there was no crop damage reported.
Park, Cherry and Chestnut
duction charges. streets. Food vendors avail-
McCullough was arrested in Se- able.
attle on July 1 and brought to Illi-
nois on July 27 to face charges in
one of the oldest cold-case murders
in the nation to be reopened. He’s
being held on $3 million bail. CHICAGO u LARGEST INDOOR YARD
Maria was abducted as she SALE, 7 a.m.-1 p.m. at Mor-
played outside her home in Decem- gan County Fairgrounds,
ber 1957. Her body was found the
following spring in a wooded ar-
ea about 120 miles away. Her case
Ex-cop gets 12 years in corruption case 110 N. Westgate Ave. Spon-
sor: Jacksonville Journal-
made national headlines, and Pres- BY DON BABWIN holding his insulin. u FARMERS MARKET,
ASSOCIATED PRESS Finnigan himself admitted to 7 a.m.-12 p.m. at Lincoln
ident Dwight Eisenhower and FBI
Director J. Edgar Hoover reported- CHICAGO — A former Chica- [Jerome] Finnigan prosecutors that in 2004 and 2005 Square Shopping Center,
ly requested daily updates on the go police officer who authorities he took part in ﬁve robberies that 901 W. Morton Ave.
massive search for her. say was the ringleader in a band of himself admitted to netted members of the unit more u BREAKFAST BUFFET
rogue police who stole hundreds of than $600,000, with $200,000 of that FUNDRAISER, 7-11 a.m. at
In a July 7 jailhouse interview
with The Associated Press, Mc- thousands of dollars from suspect- prosecutors that in 2004 going into Finnigan’s pocket. Moose Lodge, 901 W. Supe-
ed drug dealers and ordered a hit His arrest four years ago and rior Ave. Tickets: In advance,
Cullough said he didn’t kill the girl
and maintained the same alibi he on a fellow ofﬁcer to keep him from and 2005 he took part in the arrests and convictions of sev- $6; at the door, $7 for adults,
revealing the scheme was sen- en members of the unit on charg- $3 for children. Proceeds
gave when ﬁrst questioned by in- to beneﬁt Crimestoppers of
vestigators when he was 18: that he tenced Thursday to 12 years in fed- ﬁve robberies that es such as felony theft, ofﬁcial mis-
Morgan and Scott Counties.
could not have committed the mur- eral prison. conduct, tax evasion were among
u JACKSONVILLE MAIN
der because he had traveled to Chi- Standing in an orange jump suit, netted members of the unit a string of embarrassing incidents STREET FINE ARTS FES-
cago that day for military medical with shackles around his ankles, for a department that has been TIVAL, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Jack-
exams before enlisting in the Air Jerome Finnigan stood impassively more than $600,000, with plagued with allegations of police sonville square, Down-
Force. as U.S. District Judge Blanche Man- misconduct and brutality that has town. Non-juried. Call (217)
His next court date is Sept. 22. ning who said he once had been a $200,000 of that going included the beating of a female 245-6884 for information or
good ofﬁcer who tried to “rid the bartender by an off-duty officer, download the forms from
community of the scourge of drugs into Finnigan’s pocket. a videotape of which was shown jacksonvillemainstreet.com.
... (who) became a scourge your- around the world. u BASIC PREPARED
self.” She paid special attention to But the sheer brazenness of the CHILDBIRTH CLASS, 9
the charge that Finnigan plotted to worth of drugs and 1,000 guns off criminal enterprise Finnigan head- a.m.-5 p.m. at Passavant
have an ofﬁcer killed to keep him the street to the kind of criminal ed made the case among the dark- meeting rooms 2 and 3, 1600
from testifying against him, saying, who he was battling. est chapters in the department’s W. Walnut St. Preregistration
Brighton couple “This act is unfathomable.”
Finnigan, who pleaded guilty in
April to a federal tax charge as well
“I did become a corrupt police
ofﬁcer,” he said, even as he defend-
ed his career.
history, one that led to the dramat-
ic step of dismantling the elite unit
and promises to more closely mon-
required, 245-9541, ext. 3296.
DAILY UPDATE, see Page 4
charged with as ordering the hit on the other of-
ﬁcer, said Thursday that he never
Finnigan has long been the cen-
tral character in an unfolding in-
itor the actions of police ofﬁcers.
After the hearing, Assistant U.S.
pot manufacture intended to have anyone killed.
The 48-year-old Finnigan, who
could have received a maximum
vestigation into a now-disbanded
elite narcotics unit that repeatedly
stormed into the homes of suspect-
Attorney Brian Netols said that the
actions of Finnigan and the other of-
ﬁcers in the unit “impacts the com-
A Brighton couple is facing
sentence of 13 years in prison un- ed drug dealers, pulled over their
cars, and then stole hundreds of
munity’s trust” in the police force.
Finnigan, who has been in fed-
der terms of his plea, acknowl-
charges after authorities raided a edged that he went from an ag- thousands of dollars — once even eral custody for approximately four Pick Three-Midday
marijuana grow operation in their gressive and effective narcotics of- forcing a diabetic man to tell them years, will have to serve eight more 7-1-3
rural residence. ﬁcer who took millions of dollars of where he’d hidden cash by with- years. Pick Three-Evening
Charged with unlawful manufac-
ture of cannabis sativa plants are
Robert L. Barr, 56, and his wife, Joy Pick Four-Midday
M. Barr, 59. 4-8-6-0
Each was released from the Pick Four-Evening
Jersey County Jail after posting 1-9-3-8
Jersey County Sheriff Mark Kal-
lal said the arrests came around
Illinois prisoner gets life sentence in ’76 death Little Lotto
Estimated Little Lotto
5:44 p.m. Tuesday when his depart- WHEATON (AP) — A man al- tered Stack’s room and assaulted sentence for another murder, that
ment and the South Central Illinois ready imprisoned on a murder her after a night of drinking, au- of Cecil Waller, 76, of Carol Stream, Jackpot
Drug Task Force served a search conviction since 1982 was sen- thorities said. Stack was found na- who also was stabbed. Whitney $100,000
warrant on the home. tenced Thursday to life in prison ked, bound and gagged with torn had an October 2012 parole date in Estimated Lotto
“It originated with three plants after he pleaded guilty to the 1976 bed sheets. that case. Jackpot
that could be seen outside the resi- stabbing death of a 28-year-old Illi- “”It is my sincerest hope that The investigation into Stack’s $2,000,000
dence. We did a knock and talk and nois woman. while their pain may still linger, murder was reopened in 2005 and Estimated Powerball
found more plants inside. It end- Michael Whitney, 58, stabbed the family and friends of Darlene included DNA testing, which pros- Jackpot
ed up being around 40 altogether,” Darlene Stack 33 times in her Stack may be able to ﬁnally close ecutors said wasn’t available in
Kallal said Thursday. Wheaton boarding house room 35 this horrible chapter of their lives,” 1976. The new charges were lev- $20,000,000
The property is in Crystal Lake years ago, DuPage County pros- DuPage County State’s Attorney ied after the DNA evidence con- Estimated Mega
subdivision about ﬁve miles south- ecutors said. Whitney rented a Robert Berlin said. nected Whitney to the decades-old Millions Jackpot
east of Jerseyville. room in the boarding house, en- Whitney is ser ving a 60-year death, authorities said. $44,000,000
4 Journal-Courier, Jacksonville, Ill., Friday, September 9, 2011
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Dinner disaster makes party
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JACKSONVILLE LOCATIONS: n NEW RECOVERY GROUP, “RECOV-
n FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH, 1701 am a conﬁdent, well-established administrative professional who has worked
ERY: OUR FIRST PRIORITY!” 8 p.m.
Mound Ave. Wheelchair-accessible. at 510 W. Vandalia Road. Non-smoking.
n CLUB HOWS, 638 S. Church St.
with an executive team most of my career. I organized a very large company
Candlelight open discussion meeting. 652-
n WELLS CENTER, 1300 Lincoln Ave. 4988. party and, because my regular caterer didn’t specialize in the kind of barbe-
Friday cue that was needed, I took a chance on an unknown one. I had never used this
n CLOSED DISCUSSION, noon at Club OTHER MEETINGS caterer, but went on the recommendation of three colleagues I trust.
Hows. “TGIF Group.” Friday
n OPEN WOMEN’S MEETING, 8 p.m. at In the end, it was the most My mom and Cliff were the
n NOON ROTARY CLUB, noon at Hamil- humiliating disaster I’ve ev- only ones in the delivery room,
Club Hows. “Sisters in Sobriety.”
ton’s 110 North East.
n MURRAYVILLE: CLOSED DISCUS- er experienced. Not only was and that’s how I wanted it. I
n PITTSFIELD: ADDICTS VICTORIOUS, there not enough food, but it want it that way again this time.
SION, 8 p.m. at United Methodist Church,
6 p.m. at Assembly of God, 575 Piper. 1- was presented in a sloppy, un- Cliff’s mom had made it clear
504 Main St. Wheelchair-accessible.
n VIRGINIA: CLOSED DISCUSSION, 8 professional manner. No bev- her feelings were hurt because
p.m. at United Methodist Church, 401 E. erages arrived, so we had to do she wasn’t “being invited in.”
Saturday without them for the event. Because my son will be less
n JACKSONVILLE AMATEUR RADIO I have never had anything than 2 years old when the new
Saturday SOCIETY’S NET, 9 p.m. Transmitted on like this happen before, and the baby comes, my mom will be
K9JX repeater. K9JX.com. responsibility was mine. It was taking vacation time to come
n OPEN DISCUSSION, 10 a.m. at the DEAR ABBY
n WEIGHT WATCHERS, 9 a.m. at Fit- embarrassing for me and the and help me out. Is it wrong of
Wells Center. Wheelchair-accessible, use
ness World Health Club, 1521 W. Wal- people I work with. I couldn’t me to tell Cliff’s parents they
back entrance at northeast corner.
nut. Weigh-in 30 minutes before meeting. even show my face. I stayed in the back- can’t come and stay that soon after the birth
n OPEN SPEAKER, 8 p.m. at Club Hows.
(800) 651-6000. ground trying to ﬁx things as best I could. of the new one? Cliff and his dad act like
I can’t seem to get past this. I feel like a long-lost frat guys when they see each oth-
failure. I am seriously thinking of applying er, and I ﬁnd it irresponsible, childish and
for a job at another company so I can put it a sore spot in our relationship. — PREG-
all behind me. I had red ﬂags along the way, NANT WITH APPREHENSION
but ignored them because I trusted the in- DEAR PREGNANT: Your problem isn’t
dividuals who recommended the cater- your ﬁancé’s parents. It’s his inability to act
u Continued from Page 3 EN FRY, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and er. What are your thoughts? — WISH I’D like a mature adult. When his parents an-
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GONE WITH MY GUT
DEAR WISH: You’re a perfectionist,
and I respect that. But before you pun-
nounced they were coming, he should have
put a stop to it then and there. Because he
seems unwilling to speak up, you must as-
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ish yourself by throwing away a perfect-
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sume that responsibility, unless you want a
repeat of the “open house” party that hap-
PAINTING BY MINA HS- Chapin. p.m. at Youngblood Baptist over one regrettable screwup, please con- pened the last time.
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W. College Ave. Also, bonsai Church, 14100 State Route 4. WALK/RUN/STROLL- er was also having a bad day. If you need your wishes clear in advance.
tree exhibit, this night only. $5; children 5 and under, free. ER PUSH, 11 a.m. at Rood- absolution, discuss this with your employ- Cliff’s mom might have been more wel-
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u ARENZVILLE: AREN- u BEARDSTOWN: TRIV- Starts right after 10 a.m. pa- it go. your last delivery. But, please, don’t place
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9 p.m. at Burgoo Park, Fran- Lincoln Courthouse, 301 W. Most of proceeds to go to the DEAR ABBY: I’m four months preg- sible your ﬁance didn’t tell her you needed
ces and Main streets. Food, Third St. $10 per person. Pro- public library. Sponsor: Run nant with our second child and dreading the peace, quiet and time to adjust when they
craft market, children’s activi- ceeds to beneﬁt the Old Lin- Around Community Event. birth because of my ﬁancé’s parents. After announced they were coming.
ties, music. coln Courtroom and Muse- u SOUTH JACKSON- the birth of our ﬁrst child, I asked “Cliff” to
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JDC: Quinn seeks closures in face of budget crunch What next for people in
u Continued from Page 1
event to contact the governor’s of-
“Do not use these people, these
facilities being closed?
400 employees and the clients who BY CHRISTOPHER WILLS disabled adults.
reside here, as some pawns in a ne- AND CARLA K. JOHNSON Closing a state prison would
gotiating game,” Watson said. ASSOCIATED PRESS mean transferring inmates to oth-
The Jacksonville Developmen- Amid all the politics and num- er prisons that are already stuffed
tal Center is a residential facility ber-crunching, Gov. Pat Quinn’s beyond capacity and, critics say,
that serves those with developmen- plan to close a mix of state pris- dangerous for guards and prison-
tal disabilities operated under the ons and institutions for mentally ers alike.
state Department of Human Ser- ill and developmentally disabled The state’s medium-security
vices. people raises a basic question: and high-minimum-security pris-
McCann said he was running What happens to all the residents ons now hold 74 percent more in-
late to the event because he was at of those soon-to-be-shuttered fa- mates than they were designed
the Capitol in the governor’s ofﬁce Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn speaks Thursday at a news confer- cilities? for, Corrections Depar tment
trying to contact him, but was un- ence in Chicago. The Quinn administration of- figures show. Closing a prison
successful. fered no details Thursday. The with nearly 2,000 inmates could
He said if it is truly a budget is- ﬁeld next month, to reallocate mon- Chamber of Commerce has al- changes will be handled respon- boost that to 90 percent — near-
sue, then it might be resolved ﬁrst ey to lessen the cuts or live with the so notiﬁed members urging busi- sibly over a period of months, ly 23,000 inmates in prisons de-
by reducing spending waste, cor- consequences. nesses to organize petitions. aides promised, while avoiding signed to hold just 12,063.
ruption and mismanagement. “It’s time for a rendezvous with Sample petitions can be picked questions about what they plan or “If you don’t do this right, it
After talking to many of the cen- reality and if you vote for some- up at Watson’s Jacksonville ofﬁce what money is available to make has the potential of blowing up
ter’s staff, he said the primary frus- thing in the spring don’t run away or his website. Completed peti- the changes. and making things much, much
tration was the perception that from it in the fall,” Quinn said. tions can be dropped off with Wat- Advocates for people with de- worse,” said John Maki, execu-
Quinn as an elected ofﬁcial was not American Federation of State son, McCann, Mayor Andy Ezard velopmental and mental problems tive director of the prison watch-
acting in the interest of people. County and Municipal Employ- or the Jacksonville Area Chamber greeted Quinn’s announcement dog group John Howard Associa-
Both Watson and McCann both ees Council 31 staff representative of Commerce and sent to the gov- cautiously. Many want more res- tion of Illinois.
expressed distaste with the gover- Mike Dillion said the result of the ernor. idents moved out of institutions Advocates for both prisoners
nor’s lack of communication with plan to close the Developmental Quinn said he is taking steps to and into state-financed commu- and the disabled and mentally ill
the General Assembly before mak- Center would be disastrous. close a prison in Lincoln, a youth nity housing, but they fear that said it is vital that Quinn take the
ing his decision. “What we don’t want to see the prison in Murphysboro and facil- a bungled transition could leave savings from closing institutions
“The people that reside behind economic devastation brought ities for the mentally ill and dis- vulnerable people without care. and spend it on community pro-
these walls are people who need to about to families and the com- abled in Rockford, Jacksonville, “Those of us who lived grams. “If this is a way of shifting
be cared for,” McCann said. “And munity,” Dillion said. “No one de- Tinley Park, Dixon and Chester. through the deinstitutionaliza- significant dollars from institu-
the people who work here, they serves to be put through closure. Quinn said the latest cuts would tion of the ‘70s and ‘80s are ter- tions to the community, we abso-
need to have their contract hon- It destroys lives and it destroys save $54.8 million, still leaving a riﬁed people will be abandoned,” lutely support it,” said Zena Naid-
ored.” families.” gap of nearly $183 million between said Ben Wolf, an attorney with itch, president of Equip for Equal-
Quinn’s proposal is expect- Teresa Stice, president of AF- the spending lawmakers autho- American Civil Liberties Union ity.
ed to face tough resistance from SCME Local 38, said there had rized and what the governor says of Illinois. The ACLU was among But that is not Quinn’s intent.
the state’s largest employee union been rumors that the center was is the minimum needed to operate groups that ﬁled three class-ac- The closings are primarily meant
due to an election-year agreement being considered for closure but Illinois government for a full year. tion lawsuits against the state, all to cut total spending, not use the
Quinn struck last year to not do lay- nevertheless the news came as The Democratic governor said now settled, involving housing for money in new ways.
offs or closures through June. a shock for employees who were he has already heard complaints
Quinn said Tuesday that deal is primarily concerns about the res- from lawmakers about cutting
moot because the General Assem- idents. services and he expects to hear
bly did not provide enough fund- “I don’t know where the man even more. But he said the Dem-
During a 42-minute news con-
ference, Quinn repeatedly blamed
thinks, where is he going to send
these people?” Stice said. “We
have no alternative but to take it to
ocrat-controlled Legislature chose
to pass a budget that was $1.5 bil-
lion less than Quinn proposed and
now lawmakers must live with the
UNITED WAY: Annual
lawmakers for the cuts stemming
from the budget they sent him in
May that he could have vetoed but
Watson and McCann have or-
ganized a petition to gather sig-
results. fundraising effort begins
didn’t. He encouraged lawmakers, natures in support of preventing For a sample petition, go to u Continued from Page 1 according to Hartz.
who come back to work in Spring- the center’s closure. Jacksonville blog.jimwatsonillinois.com. work with businesses on their Unit- “The people of this area are very
ed Way campaigns and help each generous in support of each other,”
business reach its employee cam- said Lisa Musch, president of the
paign goal. Prairieland United Way board of di-
Quinn proposal brings strong reactions Prairieland United Way rais-
es and distributes funds for such
things as health, education and em-
“They genuinely care about
the people of their community. So
ASSOCIATED PRESS posed cuts include closing a pris- Cullerton says lawmakers will re- ployment-related service programs when help is needed, this area al-
A major union is blasting Illi- on, a youth prison and facilities visit the budget and decide what in Morgan, Scott, Cass and north- ways comes out in full force. The
nois Gov. Pat Quinn’s proposal to that care for the mentally ill and legislative action may be needed. ern Greene counties. It has 41 pro- $530,000 goal is definitely reach-
lay off nearly 2,000 employees and developmentally disabled. Republican Sen. Matt Murphy grams administered by 33 not-for- able and I have no doubt that our
try to close seven state facilities. Quinn urged lawmakers Thurs- of Palatine chastised Quinn for profit agencies and serves about four-county region will come to-
The American Federation of day to reallocate money if they wanting lawmakers to spend more 34,000 people. gether to meet that goal and help
State, County and Municipal Em- want to avoid the cuts. money even after the Democrat- This year’s campaign ends Feb. their fellow citizens.”
ployees union says the state has A spokeswoman for Democrat- controlled Legislature passed an 28, but the majority of the fundrais-
options to avoid cuts. The pro- ic Illinois Senate President John income tax increase. ing is completed by the holidays, email@example.com
6 Journal-Courier, Jacksonville, Ill., Friday, September 9, 2011
cuts promised along with the tax in- government. payrolls in the state have grown by
hen Gov. Pat Quinn
W and Democratic
state leaders pushed
through a late-night, lame-duck
creases have not materialized. The
state, Kadlec said, appears to spend
less by increasing the time it has
to pay its unpaid bills, but has not re-
duced any contractual commitments
or other expenses.
What’s intriguing is Kadlec’s
comparison of Illinois to the state
of New York. Newly elected Gov.
Andrew Cuomo, also a Democrat,
enacted a different plan, with a
dramatically different result.
Many factors are involved in job
growth, so a direct comparison may
not be totally fair. But the differ-
ence is so dramatic that it’s clear
the Illinois tax hikes hurt the state’s
tax increase in January, they Kadlec also points out that the Cuomo and the New York employment, while New York’s
hurt jobs said the hike wouldn’t hurt the result has been the state pay- legislature approved a budget that controlled spending and tax cuts
ing more in incentives to keep closed a $10 billion deﬁcit with real added jobs.
economy. business in the state. The state’s spending reductions. They put a cap New York has managed to erase
economic development arm has on Medicaid expenses, which saved a deﬁcit, cut taxes and increase the
But the increase in the personal already allocated $250 million $5 billion, and also trimmed the number of jobs in the state. Despite
and corporate tax rate has proven to in incentives to retain jobs, and budget by reducing state aid to local the pain of a 67 percent increase in
be a job killer in the state. other major employers appear to school districts, reducing the state personal taxes, the Illinois deﬁcit
According to recent analysis by be lining up for incentives. The work force and consolidating state has grown, jobs are leaving the
Charles Kadlec in Forbes magazine, increased tax rate also has not agencies. The New York Legislature state, and the state is forced to offer
the state lost 25,000 jobs in June, caused a change in the state’s bond also reduced taxes by allowing a incentives to retain many jobs.
the largest job loss in the nation. rating, which means the state does temporary tax increase to expire. That’s an important lesson for
Economist Kadlec, with informa- not save when it borrows money. The result has been a reversal Illinois leaders to learn and re-
tion supplied by the Illinois Policy None of that is a surprise to in the state’s falling employment. In member as they face future budget
Institute, said that the spending even casual followers of state the ﬁrst seven months of this year, issues.
ast Saturday, I stood at
the corner of Lincoln
and Morton avenues in
the blazing heat and humidity
to witness the solemn arrival
of a man I never met.
JAY JAMISON Sgt. Andrew Tobin had
been killed in Afghani-
stan and his remains were being returned to his
adopted town of Jacksonville, where he went to
MacMurray College and met his wife.
I suspect most of the people lining Morton and Lincoln
Avenues last Saturday didn’t know Sgt. Tobin, either. This
town is loaded with Tobins, and as soon as I learned the
terrible news of his death in combat from the Journal-Cou-
rier website, I immediately made inquiries about his family.
When I moved to Jacksonville as a scrawny teenager back in
1970, one of the ﬁrst things every new acquaintance asked of
me was, who were my relations? I told everybody that I was
unrelated to anyone here. I came to Illinois from New Jersey.
My response was continually ignored, and my inquisi-
tors persisted in asking about my local relations. It seemed
like they were determined to ﬁll in one of the blanks in their
chart of local family relations, to understand how I ﬁt into
the hereditary scheme of things. I was beginning to suspect
am prone to tunnel vision.
that everyone in Jacksonville was a stringer for Burke’s
Day by day, I pay close attention to the subjects of most interest to me, and Peerage.
Last week, 41 years after coming to town, I realized that
little attention to many other subjects. Focused concentration is a produc- I was doing the same thing as those who asked about me in
1970. Who’s he related to? Who’s his family?
tive virtue, but on occasion, a speciﬁc experience causes me to admit that I should We now know that Andrew Tobin was born in California
broaden my focus. and, like me, has no immediate relations in Jacksonville. So
the local outpouring of support for this ﬁne young man had
Last week, I saw a butterﬂy along and since overgeneralizing from too for collecting by the students in his little or nothing to do with old Jacksonville connections. The
the walkway near my back door. Vi- few cases is a cardinal sin of logical entomology class. loss of Sgt. Tobin struck many people in our small corner of
sually, the butterﬂy appeared to be reasoning, I mentally started to put This newspaper ran a wonderful the world, as if it was a death in the family.
mostly brown and it ﬂuttered in an the questions to rest in my mind and picture of a monarch drinking nectar I have written many
odd spiral pattern a few inches above return to my normal preoccupations. in a local garden on Sept. 3, but that times that small towns,
cracked, parched soil. But then Larry shared some ad- picture is a singular data point. Possi- like Jacksonville, can be
Something about the butterﬂy’s ditional knowledge. “I suspect what’s bly it even was newsworthy precisely gossipy, and even boring ‘When tragedy strikes,
ﬂight path, probably a normal one but rooted in your question, however, because we so rarely see monarchs much of the time, but no
one is likely to be com-
to my uninformed eyes a distressed
one, triggered a thought.
is the whereabouts of our famous
monarch butterﬂy,” he wrote. “In the
Reading professor Zettler’s expla- pletely overlooked, like small towns are often
“Where are all the butterﬂies?” I last two years, I have seen a noticeable nation of how logging can destroy some anonymous ant in a
asked aloud. decline in monarchs here, and have the monarch’s protective habitat, his sprawling big city anthill. at their best...’
One advantage of working at a col- heard of reports of massive die-offs in assessment of other potential causes When tragedy strikes,
lege is that experts in most disciplines Mexico, possibly attributed to illegal of the monarch’s decline, including ex- small towns are often at
of human knowledge are always logging there — even in reserves cessive pesticide use, and his disturb- their best, as was demon-
present. So I e-mailed Larry Zettler, — which I personally have seen.” ing projections about how budget cuts strated over the Labor Day holiday.
professor of biology, entomologist and Now, this new knowledge captured will signiﬁcantly weaken our efforts to This weekend marks the 10th anniversary of the terror
naturalist. I asked him three ques- my attention. My interests include combat invasive species reminded me attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. Since that dreadful day, there has
tions: Where are all the butterﬂies? a deep curiosity about the effects of once again about the interconnected- not been another mass attack on American soil, which is
Are there simply fewer living butter- globalization, cooperation across coun- ness and complexity of our world. largely due to the vigilance of our intelligence services and
ﬂies than there used to be a decade try borders and all types of borders, “We are in an ongoing mass extinc- because our men and women in uniform have taken the war
or two ago? Is it possible that I saw major environmental questions around tion (one of at least six in the history to the enemy.
an American painted lady butterﬂy in global warming and environmental of life),” professor Zettler concluded, I was thinking of that accomplishment Monday, as Sgt.
Jacksonville? degradation, and the tensions between “and our students will have the burden Tobin’s cortege made the turn onto College Avenue from
Professor Zettler informed me that economic development and regula- of putting the natural world back Clay Street, in front of MacMurray College’s Annie Merner
while it was possible that I saw an tions designed to protect the citizenry together, what’s left of it.” Chapel on its way to Asbury Cemetery. The crowd stood in
American lady (Vanessa virginiensis), and the planet from harm. Perhaps the older adults among complete silence as the hearse drove by Tobin’s alma mater
I most likely saw the more common “The food source for [monarch] our citizenry should take up the bur- for the last time. I was told later that Morton Avenue had
painted lady (V. cardui). A quick scan larvae, the milkweed, does seem to do den of this task, rather than allowing been lined with people who took time out from their Labor
of pictures available online conﬁrmed OK here, persisting along the sides all of the weight to fall upon the shoul- Day festivities to pay their respects to a man who came here
this probability. of roads and waste places, but I have ders of our children, grandchildren, from another place.
“I have personally observed more seen very few larvae (and adults re- nephews, and nieces. Andrew Tobin came here, fell in love with a MacMurray
butterﬂies in Jacksonville this year turning from Mexico) this year, which Perhaps all of us should pay more girl, and adopted our town as his own. Now Jacksonville has
than in the past two years,” professor doesn’t bode well,” Zettler added. attention to our butterﬂies. returned the honor.
Zettler shared. “I’ve seen fewer the “Remember that I’m just one datum in Nick Capo, associate dean and as- On this anniversary weekend, we should meditate with
last couple of weeks, however, pos- a sea of naturalists, but I think there’s sociate professor of English at Illinois humility and gratitude, upon his service and sacriﬁce, along
sibly because of the dry conditions.” something to this.” Professor Zettler College, writes as a public scholar and with all his comrades in arms.
OK, those words were reassuring, has declared the monarch “off limits” private citizen. Welcome home, soldier.
Jacksonville resident Jay Jamison, owner of Hole in the Wall
Screen Arts, writes each Friday for this page.
FROM OUR READERS Jacksonville
of years before he created earth
Islam has God and man. We do not have a ritual for Surely Quinn meant to Serving the heart of Lincoln-Douglas
country since April 24, 1830
prayer. We can talk to God anytime or
all wrong place in our mind. We do not use him abolish abortion, too Kent A. Kilpatrick David C.L. Bauer
for our personal glory and gain like
To the editor: some politicians have. Our almighty To the editor:
Islam and Christians do not wor- God is to receive all the glory. Surely the abolishing by Gov. he Jacksonville Journal-Courier will be the undisputed news and
ship the same God.
Islam’s god is named Allah. He
We have the Holy Spirit living
within us, giving us peace and joy
Pat Quinn of the death penalty in
Illinois (Journal-Courier, Sept. 3)
T editorial leader in West Central Illinois. It will always speak intel-
ligently and independently for what is in the best interest of the city,
is dead. We worship the living God, when we let God be the center of also includes the ending of the death the region and the nation. It will recount the significant events in the
who is in control of the world with our life. penalty by abortion for thousands of lives of its readers. It will identify the elements necessary to move the
his son Jesus Christ. The prophet Wake up to the true, alive God so innocent unborn living babies in the
community forward, and it will work aggressively to advance and pro-
Mohammed was the founder of the America can be blessed. state of Illinois each year.
mote those elements. It will embody the highest principles and will
Muslim faith in A.D. 570-632. LaVerne Thady Mary M. Franz
symbolize fairness, dignity and compassion.
Our God was around thousands Manchester Jacksonville
— Editorial mission
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❖ HOROSCOPE ❖
8 Journal-Courier, Jacksonville, Ill., Friday, September 9, 2011
Obama plan: $450 billion jobs ‘jolt’
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attacking a deep- Obama’s plan would cut the Social Security
ening jobs crisis, President Barack Obama Urges Congress to bypass politics, act quickly payroll tax both for tens of millions of work-
challenged a reluctant Congress Thursday ers and for employers, too.
night to urgently pass a larger-than-expected ed Congress, speed hiring in a nation where by a Democratic president to the Republicans For individuals, that tax has been shaved
$450 billion plan to “jolt an economy that has 14 million are out of work, shore up public running the House to get behind his plan, es- from 6.2 percent to 4.2 percent for this year
stalled.” He urged lawmakers to slash Social conﬁdence in his leadership and put Repub- pecially on tax cuts, or be tarred as standing but is to go back up again without action by
Security taxes for tens of millions of Ameri- licans on the spot to take action. in the way. Congress. Obama wants to deepen the cut to
cans and for almost every business to en- The fate of economy will deﬁne Obama’s The urgency of the jobs crisis is as pro- 3.1 percent for workers.
courage hiring. re-election bid, but he sought to dismiss that nounced as it’s been since the early days of Obama would also apply the payroll tax cut
“Stop the political circus,” an animated element as political fodder that means noth- Obama’s term. Employers added zero jobs to employers, halving their taxes to 3.1 per-
Obama told a joint session of Congress in a ing to hurting Americans. last month. A whopping number of Ameri- cent on their ﬁrst $5 million in payroll. Busi-
nationally televised speech. Over and over he Obama never estimated how many jobs cans — about eight in 10 — think the coun- nesses that hire new workers or give raises to
implored lawmakers to “pass this jobs bill.” would be created by his plan, which also in- try is headed in the wrong direction and those they already employ would get an even
Open to discussion but making no prom- cludes new federal spending for construc- Obama’s approval ratings are on the decline. bigger beneﬁt: On payroll increases up to $50
ises, Republican House Speaker John Boeh- tion, hiring and an extension of jobless ben- “The people of this country work hard to million they would pay no Social Security tax.
ner said Obama’s ideas would be considered eﬁts for the long-term unemployed. Despite meet their responsibilities. The question to- Obama proposed spending to ﬁx schools
but the president should give heed to Repub- his promise that it would all be paid for, he night is whether we’ll meet ours,” Obama and roads, hire local teachers and police and
licans’ as well. has not yet released the details on how. said. “The question is whether, in the face of extend unemployment beneﬁts. He proposed
In announcing a plan heavy on the tax cuts His message was unmistakable to the an ongoing national crisis, we can stop the a tax credit for businesses that hire people
that Republicans traditionally love, Obama point of repetition, as he told Congress more political circus and actually do something to out of work for six months or longer, plus oth-
sought to achieve multiple goals: offer a plan than 15 times in one way or another to act help the economy.” er tax relief aimed as snaring bipartisan sup-
that could actually get through a deeply divid- quickly. That was meant as direct challenge The newest and boldest element of port in a time of divided government.
WOR LD & N AT I O N I N B R I E F
Ofﬁcials chase unconﬁrmed U.S. considering Kuwait as
9/11 al-Qaida bomb plot staging ground for backup
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials
said Thursday they were investigating a Iraq force next year
credible but unconfirmed threat that al- WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama ad-
Qaida was planning to use a car bomb to ministration is considering staging American
target bridges or tunnels in New York City troops in Kuwait next year as a backup or ro-
or Washington to coincide with the 10th an- tational training force for Iraq, after the Pen-
niversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, the first tip tagon completes the scheduled withdrawal
of an “active plot” around that date. of its current 45,000-strong force from Iraq in
The Homeland Security Department said December, U.S. officials said.
the threat is credible and specific, but uncon- The proposal, not yet publicly announced,
firmed. The nation’s terror alert level has not is among a number of options the adminis-
changed, but raising it was under consider- tration is considering for extending its mili-
ation Thursday night. tary training role in still-violent Iraq, whose
Law enforcement officials were investigat- divided government has been reluctant to
ing three people who recently entered the directly ask Washington to keep troops on its
U.S. The threat was received by the U.S. in- soil beyond this year.
telligence community late Wednesday night, All troops are to depart Iraq by Dec. 31
officials said. under a 2008 security agreement, but senior
“There is specific, credible but uncon- U.S. officials are concerned that without
firmed threat information,” said Janice Fe- more training the Iraqi forces may squander
darcyk, the assistant director in charge of hard-won security gains.
the FBI’s New York division.
Security has been enhanced around the
country in the weeks leading up to the 10th
anniversary. Law enforcement officials have
Libya’s rulers dedicate special
been wary, particularly after information
gleaned from Osama bin Laden’s compound
unit to hunt down Gadhaﬁ
in May indicated that al-Qaida had consid- TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — Determined to
ered attacking the U.S. on the anniversary hunt down Moammar Gadhafi, Libya’s new
and other important dates. rulers say they have dedicated a special unit
The threat came in a single piece of in- of fighters to track the elusive former leader,
formation and was so specific — and came listening in on his aides’ phone calls, poring
at such a time of already heightened alert over satellite images and interviewing wit-
— that it could not be ignored. The officials nesses.
described the threat to The AP on condition Although leads come mostly from on-the-
of anonymity. ground tips, help is also coming from France
The FBI and Homeland Security De- and other Western countries, according to
partment issued a joint intelligence bulletin a French intelligence official. Satellite-based
Thursday night to law enforcement around transmission intercepts of suspicious phone
the country urging them to maintain en- calls try to pinpoint where Gadhafi might
hanced security and be on the lookout for be. Small CIA teams are also assisting in the
suspicious activity. manhunt, according to former U.S. officials.
Gadhafi, who hasn’t been seen in public
for months, went underground after anti-
Power cut for sweltering regime fighters swept into Tripoli on Aug.
21. Capturing the ousted ruler would allow
U.S. Southwest, Mexico From the top of the image, the second and the sixth home in a block of
Main Street in Bloomsburg, Pa., have been moved off their foundation
the former rebels to seal their grip on the
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A major power out- Thursday by flood water from Fishing Creek. After four decades under his authoritarian
age knocked out electricity to more than rule, Libyans are haunted by the question of
2 million people in California, Arizona and Gadhafi’s whereabouts, and the country has
sought volunteers to lay sandbags on both Three federal appeals courts have now
Mexico on Thursday, bringing San Diego been awash with rumors that have put him
sides of the river. weighed in on lawsuits filed over the law,
and Tijuana to a standstill and leaving people everywhere from deep in a bunker under
In Hummelstown, another Pennsylvania and both opponents and advocates say the
sweltering in the late-summer heat in the Tripoli to safe in exile in neighboring Niger
community along the river, Donna MacLeod overhaul will ultimately be reviewed by
surrounding desert. or Algeria. On Thursday, Gadhafi himself
had to be rescued from her home. the Supreme Court. A decision by the 6th
Two nuclear reactors were offline after dismissed talk of his flight, saying in an au-
“I’m heartsick,” she said. “I know I lost U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati
losing electricity, but officials said there was dio broadcast that he’s still in Libya, and ex-
two cars and everything that was in my base- upholding the law already has been ap-
no danger to the public or workers. horting followers to keep fighting.
ment and everything that was on the first pealed. The Justice Department has yet to
San Diego bore the brunt of the blackout
floor. But I have my life and I have my dog, appeal the Aug. 13 decision by the 11th U.S.
that started shortly before 4 p.m. PDT.; most
of the nation’s eighth-largest city was dark-
ened. All outgoing flights from San Diego’s
so that’s good.”
Upriver in Binghamton, N.Y., a city of
Circuit Court of Appeals in Atlanta, which
struck down the insurance mandate, and Scientists identify ancestor
about 45,000, the Susquehanna coursed into was given 60 days to appeal or ask for more
Lindbergh Field were grounded and police
stations were using generators to accept
the streets and climbed halfway up lamp- time. that seems to bridge gap
posts at a downtown plaza. Mayor Matt Ryan
emergency calls across the area.
The outage was likely caused by an em-
said it was the city’s worst flooding since the Newly posted audio ﬁles in human evolution
flood walls were built in the 1930s and ‘40s. WASHINGTON (AP) — Two million-
ployee carrying out a procedure at a power
substation in southwest Arizona and should
Up to nine inches of rain fell in parts of
Pennsylvania, and a similar amount fell in
reveal 9/11 horror from year-old bones belonging to a creature with
both apelike and human traits provide the
have been limited to the Yuma area, power
officials in Arizona said in a press release.
Binghamton. Rivers and streams passed or
approached flood stage from Maryland to
controllers and those in sky clearest evidence of evolution’s first major
The power company, Arizona Public Ser- NEW YORK (AP) — Newly posted audio step toward modern humans — findings
Massachusetts, and experts said more flood- some are calling a potential game-changer.
vice, didn’t immediately explain the proce- files depict the horror of 9/11 unfolding in
ing was coming. An analysis of the bones found in South
dure and were investigating why the outage the sky, as air traffic controllers struggled
wasn’t contained. to follow the faint tracks of hijacked planes, Africa suggests Australopithecus sediba is
Obama’s health care reform fighter jets tried in vain to chase them down
and a flight attendant made a desperate ap-
the most likely candidate to be the ances-
tor of humans, said lead researcher Lee R.
Lee drenches Northeast; law survives Va. challenges peal for help. Berger of the University of Witwatersrand in
The sound files add a layer of emotion to
100K told to leave homes RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The federal
health care overhaul survived two lawsuits
previously published transcripts, as puzzle- The fossils, belonging to a male child and
an adult female, show a novel combination
WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) — The rem- ment and frustration seeps into the voices of
dismissed Thursday on technicalities, leav- controllers, military commanders, and even of features, almost as though nature were
nants of Tropical Storm Lee poured water experimenting. Some resemble pre-human
ing President Barack Obama’s signature pilots watching the attacks from the sky.
on top of the already soaked Northeast on creatures while others suggest the genus
initiative headed toward a final resolution There are shouting and ringing phones in
Thursday, closing hundreds of roads and Homo, which includes Homo sapiens, mod-
in the U.S. Supreme Court as early as next the background — the soundtrack, usually
forcing evacuation orders for more than ern people.
year. omitted from written transcripts, of a nation
100,000 people from the Susquehanna Riv- “It’s as if evolution is caught in one vital
It’s possible the high court could rule suddenly at war.
er’s worst flooding in nearly 40 years. moment, a stop-action snapshot of evolution
on the issue by June 2012, in the midst of In one chilling excerpt, screaming and
Most of the evacuations were ordered in in action,” said Richard Potts, director of the
Obama’s re-election bid. a shouted “Hey!” is heard over the radio as
and around Wilkes-Barre, where the levee human origins program at the Smithsonian.
A three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. hijackers storm the cockpit of United Flight
system is just high enough to hold back the He was not among the team, led by South
Circuit Court of Appeals ignored the core 93. That’s followed by a strange, strained cry.
river if it crests at the predicted level. Even African scientists, whose research was pub-
issue of whether the law can require that Stunned controllers and other pilots discuss
if the levees hold, 800 to 900 unprotected lished Thursday in the journal Science.
individuals buy health insurance or pay a the sounds, trying to make sense of what
homes were in danger. If they fail, thousands Scientists have long considered the
penalty starting in 2014. In the lawsuit filed they heard.
of buildings could be lost. Australopithecus family, which includes the
by Liberty University, the court ruled that “No dry words on a page can capture
“This is a scary situation,” said Stephen famous fossil Lucy, to be a primitive candi-
the penalty amounted to a tax — and that a that; you really have to hear it,” said John
Bekanich, Luzerne County’s emergency date for a human ancestor. The new research
tax can’t be challenged before it’s collected. Farmer, dean of the Rutgers University
management director. He and other officials establishes a creature that combines features
The panel said the state of Virginia lacked School of Law and former senior counsel to
were confident the levees would work but of both groups.
legal standing to file its lawsuit. the government’s 9/11 Commission.
MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2011
SPORTS & R E C R E A T I O N
J-C Player, Coach of the Week
JOURNAL-COURIER • PAGE 9
JHS ready to bounce back
BY BRIAN WEBSTER “We joke that he’s the Little stuff over the summer.”
JOURNAL-COURIER Engine That Could,” JHS head Middlebrook is so short that
JOURNAL-COURIER FILE/ROBERT LEISTRA
It took Chazz Middlebrook coach Mark Grounds said of Mid- most defenders have difficulty
half the season last year to gain dlebrook. “He just keeps plug- getting themselves low enough to
400 total yards from scrimmage. ging away, keeps plugging away, wrap up his legs. So most of the
He’s done it this year in just two and keeps plugging away.” times when Middlebrook gets
games. Middlebrook enjoys play- stopped, it’s because he went out
They haven’t been easy, break- ing running back. But last year’s of bounds, or because officials
away touchdown yards, either. Crimsons were a passing team, whistled those plays dead after
The 5-6, 180-pound senior run- and Middlebrook had just trans- a gang of tacklers managed to at
ning back has so far pounded out ferred in and didn’t know the of- least stop Middlebrook from go-
most of his 400 yards after con- fense yet. So it took him five ing forward.
tact. He spins, churns, twists and games (nearly 60 touches) to go This year, Middlebrook has
bounces off opposing tacklers, over the 400-yard mark, and six used his buoyant personality to Jacksonville’s Chazz Middlebrook looks for an opening ear-
turning over half of his carries in- games to go over 200 yards rush- bring leadership to a young, tal- lier this season during a game against Jerseyville at JHS.
to highlight ﬁlm clips. ing. ented Crimsons squad that needs
But so far, nobody else who This year, Middlebrook it. Tonight, the Crimsons aim Grounds said nobody is tak-
covers Central State Eight foot- doesn’t just understand the of- “Chazz is a great kid,” Grounds to get back on track after last ing Lincoln for granted, despite
ball is even talking about Middle- fense better; he has conditioned said. “He has unbelievable spirit week’s 41-28 loss to Rochester in the fact that Jacksonville has put
brook, though he’s easily among himself to excel within it. and he’s one of the genuinely nic- a game they felt they could have 60-plus points on the Railsplitters
the league leaders in yards rush- “I did a lot of conditioning and est kids we’ve had. We became a won, minus a few key mistakes in each of the past two years. But
ing (226) and receiving (164) af- hard work over the summer,” better program the day he came and missed opportunities. the last time the Crimsons played
ter two games. Middlebrook said. “I’ve been to us, just because of the type of Lincoln also wants to break in Lincoln, back in 2008, they
Middlebrook and the Jackson- working on drills for footwork person he is. Add on to all that into the win column, after a pair needed a late touchdown and
ville Crimsons (1-1, 0-1 CS8) trav- and for keeping my balance and the fact that he’s a pretty darn of frustrating, fumble-ﬁlled per- then a crucial defensive stand to
el to take on Lincoln (0-2, 0-1) to- my speed. It’s really helped dur- good running back. That’s quite formances the first two weeks
night at 7 p.m. ing games, having done all that a bonus.” against Rochester and Canton. CRIMSONS, see Page 10 ➤
BY JASON FARMER
Two games into the season,
Triopia junior quarterback Tan-
ner Huddleston already has more
passing yards than the Trojans
did all of last season.
“I just come out here and am
practicing hard,” Huddleston said.
“Throwing good balls at practice
and showing coach (Thompson)
that we can do it, and him hav-
ing conﬁdence in us that we can
run it in the game. It’s everybody
Triopia’s new of fense will
face its toughest test yet tonight,
as the Trojans, ranked No. 5 in
Class 1A in the latest Associated
Press poll, travel to No. 2 Brown
County in the WIVC North open-
er for both teams. Kickoff is at 7
Triopia coach Rich Thompson
said he hasn’t been surprised at
Huddleston’s early success.
Calhoun competes against West Central in volleyball Thursday night in Winchester. “It’s not that we are afraid to
pass (last year),” Thompson said,
“it’s just that we feel more com-
fortable and we have more conﬁ-
P R EP ROUNDUP dence in (the passing game) this
year and we have more athletes
in certain positions that we feel
Calhoun rallies for big win
comfortable throwing the ball
It was during this past offsea-
son that the Trojans began to
think about Huddleston taking
over as the quarterback. Former
QB Jansen Joehl agreed that that
BY JASON FARMER real hard to get the win.” before we went in tonight that stown improved to 7-1. would be the best move for the
JOURNAL-COURIER Calhoun’s Kelsey Preston got no matter what the outcome was team.
An early season conference the ball past a double block for I just want to play hard and play MEREDOSIA EDGES “In the offseason it was kind
game between the Calhoun and a kill to tie the score at 24-24. Jill good. Everything has been start- BROWN COUNTY IN 3 of going through our minds,”
West Central volleyball teams Brackett sent a diving serve over ing to come together for us and Meredosia outlasted Brown Thompson said. “Tanner had
came down to the wire Thurs- the net that West Central mis- that’s all I ask, to go out there and County 16-25, 25-23, 25-14 in done a great job at the JV level
day night as the Lady Warriors played for a 25-24 Warrior lead. play hard no matter what hap- Mount Sterling on Thursday. the last couple of years and Jan-
beat the Lady Cougars 21-25, 25- Morgan Stein ended it with a kill. pens.” Morgan Floyd notched ﬁve kills, sen (Joehl) had done a nice job
20, 26-24. “It is definitely stressful,” two aces and 10 digs for Meredo- last year, but he is such an athlete
“(West Central) is hard,” said said Stein. “It makes the game a LADY HAWKS WIN IN 2 sia. Carlie Sides added three kills, in other places, too. But, he talk-
Calhoun coach Ann Gilman, lot more intense and makes you Megan Prough notched sev- two aces and 10 digs. Meredosia ed to us during the summer and
whose team improved to 8-1 over- want to do well for your team.” en aces to lead Carrollton past improved to 6-6. I thought it was a mature move
all and 2-0 in the WIVC. “They West Central (5-2, 1-1 WIVC) North Greene 25-12, 25-16. Kayla when he came to us and said
are a good team. They have that took the first game and led in Lovel and Allison Varble each had GREENFIELD WINS IN 2 that he thought the team would
big middle hitter that is hard to the second game before Calhoun three aces for the Lady Hawks. Rachael Goodall had nine kills be better if Tanner (Huddleston)
stop, but we got some blocks on used an 8-0 run to take a lead it Kim Lake dished out eight assists and two aces to lead Greenﬁeld would take over at quarterback.”
her and that was the difference would never relinquish. Kailyn as well for Carrollton. The Lady past Bunker Hill 29-27, 25-17. Er- Joehl’s vote of conﬁdence gave
— putting the block on her.” Baalman recorded seven service Hawks are now 2-0. ika Conrady added ﬁve kills and Huddleston a boost.
After two closely contested points and an ace during the run. Kelly Pembrook dished out 21 as- “I liked it that Jansen (Joe-
games, West Central took an ear- “We were slow at times,” Stein GRIGGSVILLE FALLS IN 3 sists for the Lady Tigers. Green- hl) had conﬁdence in me,” Hud-
ly 6-3 lead in the third and decid- said. “But we fought our way back Griggsville lost to Warsaw 25- ﬁeld improved to 2-1. dleston said. “He has been great
ing game, only to see Calhoun and I am proud of (the team).” 23, 25-27, 25-21 Thursday. Mar- and he has been a big part of
come back to take an 11-7 lead. Laura Lawson led the Lady lee Bradshaw picked up 14 kills TRIOPIA SURVIVES WESTERN our offense the ﬁrst two weeks.
West Central tied the score at 15- Cougars with 11 service points while Morgan Deeder dished out Triopia slipped past Western I think he is enjoying his role as
15, 19-19 and 20-20 before ﬁnally while Rachel Moore had 10 ser- 18 assists. Griggsville fell to 0-8. 25-20, 22-25, 25-23 Thursday in much as I am enjoying playing
taking the lead. vice points, an ace and 18 assists. Concord. Erin Washington had quarterback.”
“I give my girls credit for just Victoria Miller picked up eight BEARDSTOWN TOPS HAVANA nine kills, two blocks and three The move has suited both play-
fighting and fighting and fight- kills and four blocks while Allison Beardstown defeated Havana digs for the Lady Trojans. Katie ers. Joehl has caught eight pass-
ing,” Gilman said. “They know Roberts had seven kills and led 25-22, 25-20 Thursday in Havana. Clayton added eight kills, two ac- es in two games for 188 yards and
(West Central) is a good team. I the Lady Cougars with 11 digs. Jill Harris had ﬁve aces, nine kills, es, one block and eight digs. Tri- two touchdowns. Last week Joehl
know they are a good team and “We played great,” West Cen- eight blocks and six assists. Sara opia improved to 11-2. caught four passes for 100 yards,
they just came out and played tral coach Amy Grifﬁtts said. “We Brewer added three aces and a
and never gave up and worked played awesome. I told the girls block for the Lady Tigers. Beard- ROUNDUP, see Page 10 ➤ TROJANS, see Page 10 ➤
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sia at Brown County, 7 p.m.; Auburn at Savings 250.
Friday’s Games Carrollton Individual Statistics Assists: Pembrook 21, McEvers 2, 175; 3, Jacksonville 182
New Berlin/Waverly/Franklin, 7 p.m.;
Florida (Nolasco 9-10) at Pittsburgh Service points: Megan Prough 9 (7 Thien 1, Conrady 1 Medalist — Nick Sharpe 37 (G) 7 p.m. (FOXSN) MLB Baseball Atlanta
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Pittsﬁeld/Griggsville-Perry, 7 p.m.; Cal-
Houston (Norris 6-9) at Washington Varble 6 (3 aces) TRIOPIA DEF. WESTERN Grady Erickson 42, Richie Denisar 42,
houn at West Central, 7 p.m.; Beard- 9:30 p.m. (ESPN) College Football
(Milone 0-0), 6:05 p.m. Kills: Prough 1, Lovel 2, Kim Lake 1, 25-20, 22-25, 25-23 John Jacobs 48, Brandon Hannel 48,
stown at Elmwood-Brimﬁeld, 7 p.m.; Missouri at Arizona State.
Chicago Cubs (C.Coleman 2-7) at N.Y. Hannah Lesemann 3, Rachel Williams 1, Triopia Individual Statistics Nick Poole 50, Brandon Johnson 59
Rushville-Industry at Farmington, 7 p. 10 p.m. (SHOW) Boxing ShoBox: The
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Philadelphia (Halladay 16-5) at Mil- Blocks: Williams 2 Katie Clayton 8 (2 aces), Adrienne McLain 15-1, Lanphier 10-8
rollton at Pleasant Hill, 7:30 p.m.; North
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Greene at Greenﬁeld-Northwestern,
Atlanta (Delgado 0-1) at St. Louis (E. Digs: Varble 4, Madison Mountain 2 (2 aces), Sydney Meyer 4 (1 ace) Medalist — Nick Shelton (L) 44 5:35 p.m. (WKXQ 92.5 FM) Major
Jackson 4-2), 7:15 p.m. Record: Carrollton 2-0 Kills: Washington 9, Clayton 8, Breanna Virginia Individual Results League Baseball, Cubs at Mets
Cincinnati (H.Bailey 7-7) at Colorado JV: Carrollton def. North Greene 25-17, Lacy 4, Carls 1, McLain 1 Dirk Winkleman 47, Peyton O’Neil 51, Volleyball
Carrollton at Alton Tournament 6:30 p.m. (WEAI 107.1 FM) High
(Chacin 11-10), 7:40 p.m. 25-19 Blocks: Washington 2, Clayton 1, Carls Austin Hall 51, Cooper Mixer 56, Jimmy
school Football, Jacksonville at Lincoln
San Diego (Latos 7-13) at Arizona CALHOUN DEF. WEST CENTRAL 1, McLain 1 Stock 59, Corey Andrews 60 Boys’ Golf
(D.Hudson 15-9), 8:40 p.m. 21-25, 25-20, 26-24 Assists: McLain 17, Meyer 4, Clayton 1, Record: Virginia 1-5 Macomb at Jacksonville (at The Links 7 p.m. (WVIL 101.3 FM) High School
L.A. Dodgers (Kershaw 17-5) at San West Central Individual Statistics Carls 1 Golf Course), 4 p.m. Football, Triopia at Brown County
Francisco (Lincecum 12-12), 9:15 p.m. Service points: Laura Lawson 11, Digs: Carls 9, Clayton 8, Washington 3, TENNIS TELEVISION 7 p.m. (WRMS 94.3 FM) High School
AMERICAN LEAGUE Rachel Moore 10 (1 ace), Andria Bro. Lacy 2, McLain 1 Football, Beardstown at Elmwood
Thursday’s Games McLaughlin 6, Haley Brown 4, Rachel Record: Triopia 11-2 Girls 11 a.m. (ESPN2) NASCAR Racing
Kilver 3, Allison Roberts 1 JV: Western def. Triopia 26-24, 25-7 Sprint Cup: Wonderful Pistachios 400, 7 p.m. (WKXQ 92.5 FM) High School
Baltimore 5, N.Y. Yankees 4, 10 innings QUINCY 9, JACKSONVILLE 0
Kills: Victoria Miller 8, Roberts 7, Law- Practice. Football, South Fulton at BPC-Avon
Boston at Toronto, 7:07 p.m. Singles
Chicago White Sox 8, Cleveland 1 son 5, Brown 2, Moore 2, Kilver 1 CROSS COUNTRY No. 1 — Kadi Fauble (Q) def. Annie 11:30 a.m. (3,6) 2011 U.S. Open Ten- 9 p.m. (taped)(WEAI 107.1 FM) High
Kansas City at Seattle (n) Blocks: Miller 4, Roberts 2, Brown 1 Deal 6-0, 6-1; No. 2 — Delaney O’Connell nis Men’s Doubles Final and Women’s School Football, North Greene at Green-
Friday’s Games Assists: Moore 18 Junior High (Q) def. Mary Kesinger 6-4, 3-6, 10-4; Semiﬁnals. (CC) ﬁeld
Minnesota (Slowey 0-4) at Detroit Digs: Roberts 11, Kilver 8, Brown 3, Rushville Invite No. 3 — Ally Schwartz (Q) def. Jennifer
(Penny 9-10), 6:05 p.m. McLaughlin 5 Boys Foote 6-4, 6-3; No. 4 — Sara Strother Sports Menu sponsored by:
Baltimore (Guthrie 6-17) at Toronto Record: Calhoun 8-1 (2-0 WIVC), West Team Results (Q) def. Abby Floreth 6-3, 6-4; No. 5 —
(Cecil 4-8), 6:07 p.m. Central 5-2 (1-1 WIVC) 1, Turner 66; 2, Illini Central 84; ... 13, Sara Boyd (Q) def. Ashley Mason 6-1, 6-
Boston (Lackey 12-11) at Tampa Bay JV: West Central def. Calhoun 25-20, Franklin 3; No. 6 — Kini Rose (Q) def. Allison
(W.Davis 9-8), 6:10 p.m. 25-17 Local Individual Results Behrends 6-1, 6-2
Oakland (McCarthy 8-7) at Texas (C. WARSAW DEF. GRIGGSVILLE- 1, Mark Wilson (T) 11:27; 5, Mason Doubles
PERRY 25-23, 25-27, 25-21 Pohlman (T) 11:59; 16, Josh Rooney (T) No. 1 — Fauble/O’Connell (Q) def. Broadcasting tonight from:
Lewis 11-10), 7:05 p.m.
Griggsville Individual Statistics 12:46; 18, Alex Yow (T) 12:53; 26, Jake Deal/Kessinger 6-0, 6-0; No. 2 — JHS at Lincoln (FB) 6:30 WEAI and
Cleveland (J.Gomez 2-2) at Chicago
Service points: Alyson Bingham 12, McGiles (T) 13:27; 42, Nick Nelson (T) Schwartz/Strother (Q) def. Foote/Floreth North Greene at Greenﬁeld (FB) 9:30 WEAI
White Sox (Buehrle 11-7), 7:10 p.m.
N.Y. Yankees (Colon 8-9) at L.A. Angels Kyra Kessinger 9 14:19; 52, Zach Gibbons (T) 14:38; 63, 6-4, 6-4; No. 3 — Boyd/Rose (Q) def.
(Weaver 16-7), 9:05 p.m. Kills: Marlee Bradshaw 14, Kessinger 4, Dwight Nichols (F) 14:53; 66, Corbin Molly McGiles/Taylor Heady 6-0, 6-0
Kansas City (Francis 5-15) at Seattle McKinsey Vinyard 3 Fairﬁ eld (F) 15:00; 79, Ben Fromme (F) Record: Jacksonville 1-2
(Beavan 3-5), 9:10 p.m.
Blocks: Bradshaw 3
Assists: Morgan Deeder 18
Record: Griggsville 0-8
15:42; 98, Kane Nelson (F) 16:37; 106,
Justin Gill (F) 16:57; 122, Hunter Steel-
man (F) 19:23
ROUNDUP: Waverly wins
High School HAVANA 25-22, 25-20 Team Results JACKSONVILLE 3, Continued from Page 9
Beardstown Individual Statistics 1, Liberty 19; 2, Turner 70; ... 10, PLEASANT PLAINS 0 PORTA DROPS ROCHESTER
PORTA/A-C CENTRAL DEF.
Service points: Sara Brewer 8 (3 aces), Franklin (12 teams competed) First half
ROCHESTER 25-22, 25-27, 25-16 PORTA/A-C Central beat Rochester 25-22, 25-27, 25-16.
Jill Harris 6 (5 aces), Kait Herter 5 Local Individual Results JHS — Tanner Gillis (corner kick,
PORTA/A-C Individual Statistics
Kills: Harris 9, Abby Newman 3
Katie McCurdy led the Bluejays with 10 kills. Lindsey
Service points: Lindsey Birdsell 3 (1 7, Carissa Hewitt (T) 13:01; 10, Claire Brody Stewart assist) 16:00
Blocks: Harris 8, Brewer 1, Herter 1 Nelson (F) 13:12; 11, Lucy Deal (T) 13:14;
Birdsell added ﬁve kills, and Hailey Feigl had three aces.
ace), Jenna Thompson 11 (2 aces), Hailey JHS — Patrick Nelson (Leo Alfanso
Assists: Herter 8, Harris 6, Emily Riddle 16, Tori Covell (T) 13:27; 17, Ariel Man- assist) 24:40
PORTA improved to 6-5.
Feigl 14 (3 aces), Katie McCurdy 5 (1
4 sholt (T) 13:32; 19, Maggie Doss (T) Second half
ace), Stacey Sinclair 5, Katie Rebbe 5 (1
Digs: Newman 4 13:43; 50, Savannah Holloway (T) 15:26; JHS — Nelson (Corey Richardson GOLF
Kills: Birdsell 5, Sinclair 5, Rebbe 3,
Record: Beardstown 7-1 71, Emily Jones (F) 16:33; 77, Paige assist) 65:10 WAVERLY DOWNS ROUTT
Thompson 1, McCurdy 10, Maggie Allen
JV: Havana def. Beardstown 27-25, 25- Hamilton (T) 16:44; 79, Dakota Marshall Team Statistics Waverly defeated Routt 187-194 Thursday at The Links.
22 (F) 16:46; 81, Sharon Smith (F) 16:47; Shots on goal: Jacksonville 9, Pleasant Waverly’s Colton Brown took home medalist honors with
MEREDOSIA DEF. BROWN COUNTY 114, Kacie Gregory (F) 19:02; 116, Hayley Plains 2 a 45. Waverly’s Luke Smith and Routt’s Tyler Blair each
Blocks: Sinclair 7, Rebbe 1, Feigl 2
16-25, 25-23, 25-14 Jaggar 19:23 Corner kicks: Jacksonville 3, Pleasant shot a 46. Waverly improved to 9-6 while Routt fell to 1-2.
Assists: Rebbe 22, Alexis Henry 1,
Meredosia Individual Statistics Plains 1
Birdsell 1, Thompson 1, Marlee Landon
1, Feigl 2
Service points: Carly Sides 10 (2 aces), GOLF Goalkeeper saves: Jacksonville — Jor- RUSHVILLE WINS TRIANGULAR
Dory O’Connell 10 (2 aces), Morgan dan Comstock 1, Pleasant Plains —
Digs: Henry 4, Birdsell 14, Sinclair 2, Rushville (181) defeated Liberty (195) and Western
Rebbe 4, Thompson 15, Landon 7,
Floyd 4 (2 aces), Emily Crook 4, Kimmie Boys Andrew Hamerlinck 5
Carlin 5 (2 aces), McKaylia Large 4 (2 at The Links Record: Jacksonville 9-0
(220) in a triangular at Scripps Park. Dalton Plumer and
McCurdy 4, Feigl 2, Allen 1
aces) WAVERLY 187, ROUTT 194 JV: Jacksonville 5, Pleasant Plains 0 Travis Smith each shot a 42 for the Rockets. Zach Hoffman
Record: PORTA/A-C Central 6-5
JV: PORTA/A-C Central def. Rochester
Kills: Sides 3, Floyd 5, Crook 2, Ashley Medalist — Colton Brown (W) 45 JV record: Jacksonville 8-1 shot a 47.
Thady 3 Individual Results
QUINCY DEF. JACKSONVILLE
Blocks: Crook 2, Thady 2 Routt — Tyler Blair 46, Daniel Brahler FOOTBALL JACKSONVILLE LOSES
Assists: Carlin 9, Large 5 49, Brent Long 49, Ryan Votsmier 50, Jacksonville took third at Piper Glen in a triangular ver-
25-22, 23-25, 25-17
Jacksonville Individual Statistics
Digs: Sides 10, O’Connell 8, Alisha Kerr Evan Shaughnessy 57, Randall Pean 60; NFL sus Chatham Glenwood and Lanphier. Jacksonville shot a
12, Floyd 10, Emily Campbell 3, Crook 1, Waverly — Colton Brown 45, Luke Smith Thursday’s Game 182. Glenwood won with a team score of 154. Grady Erick-
Service points: Abby Bruner 13, Ellie
Allyson French 4 46, Winston Woodruff 48, Brian Watson Green Bay 42, New Orleans 34
Hinton 11, Erica Howell 11, Bentley Stew- son and Richie Denisar each shot a 42 for the Crimsons.
Record: Meredosia 6-6
Jacksonville fell to 3-6.
VIRGINIA DEFEATS LUTHERAN
Virginia beat Lutheran 205-239 Thursday. Dirk Winkl-
TROJANS: Passing threat key against tough Hornets eman shot a 47 to lead Virginia. Peyton O’Neil and Austin
Hall each shot a 51 for the Redbirds. Virginia is 1-5.
Continued from Page 9 to defend.” QUINCY BLANKS JHS
including a 57-yard touchdown pass from Huddleston. Since Brown County joined the Western Illinois Valley Quincy defeated Jacksonville 9-0 on Thursday. Mary
“So far it has really worked well,” Thompson said. “(Jo- Conference in 2005, the Trojans and Hornets have played Kesinger came the closest to grabbing a win for the Crim-
ehl) deﬁnitely has that breakaway speed where he can get six times during the regular season. Each team has won sons, losing her match in three sets 6-4, 3-6, 10-4. Jackson-
away from you and he is an athlete that can make plays in three games. ville fell to 1-2.
space. We just like our chances — if he is getting single “Any time we have a game against Triopia it is going to
coverage, we just have to take advantage of him.” be a good game,” Little said. “Each game is big and both SOCCER
The passing game has made the Trojans that much teams seem to rise up to it.” JHS ROLLS PAST PLEASANT PLAINS
tougher. They have rushed for 662 yards in two games, “(Brown County) has had our number the last two Patrick Nelson scored two goals to lead Jacksonville
second only to Brown County (678 yards). In addition to years,” Thompson said. “I think our kids realize that. It has past Pleasant Plains 3-0. Tanner Gillis scored Jacksonville’s
that, the Trojans’ passing game has racked up the sec- been a couple of years since we defeated them and they other goal. Brody Stewart, Leo Alfano and Corey Richard-
ond-most yards (trailing only Pleasant Hill’s 354) and most have that big long streak running in the conference right son each had assists for the Crimsons. Jacksonville stayed
passing touchdowns in the WIVC. Huddleston had thrown now. And I think our kids are excited about the opportuni- perfect at 9-0.
for 326 yards and four TDs. ty to play them.”
“I think everybody was doubting us at the beginning of “The streak” is Brown County’s string of 23 consecu-
the year,” Huddleston said, “questioning what we were go- tive wins against WIVC foes. The Hornets have not lost a
ing to have and hopefully, I think we have answered some game to a WIVC opponent (North or South) since a week
questions about ourselves as a team coming out and show-
ing what we got.”
Brown County will be faced with a decision tonight.
six loss to Triopia in 2008. Triopia went on to win the IHSA
Class 1A state title that year.
“We have had a lot of success over the years,” Little
JHS falls to Quincy
“I think going in, Brown County has to decide what are said. “We have to do what we do well. We run the football BY BRIAN WEBSTER
they going to try and take away,” Thompson said. “Do they and we play good defense. We have to play the ﬁeld posi- JOURNAL-COURIER
really want to shut our run game down or do they want tion game and try not to get penalties.” There are times when a loss can reveal more good
to try and balance it out and try and stop both? The nice “Right now (this game) is just the ﬁrst step in the WIVC things about a team than even three wins can. That cer-
thing this year is that we do have that (passing) threat and crown for us,” Thompson said. “That is the way we are tainly was the case Thursday night at Quincy, where the
we can go to that when we need to.” looking at it. It is deﬁnitely a big game, but there are also Jacksonville Crimsons stood toe-to-toe with the Class 4A
Brown County coach Tom Little said Triopia’s passing some big ones down the road.” powerhouse for three games before falling, 25-22, 23-25
game will make the Trojans tougher to defend. “(Brown County) has won the conference the past two and 25-17.
“We respect it and they have done a really good job,” years,” Huddleston said. “That is our number one goal Sophomore Jaelyn Keene turned in yet another strong
Little said. “But their roots are a true running team and right now, to get that conference title back at Triopia. performance, whipping down 14 kills with five blocks
the passing game is just another little thing that they can Hopefully we will beat Brown County and keep the WIVC while junior Ellie Hinton backed her up with eight kills,
add to their offense that makes it a little bit more difﬁcult North and get the gold ball back in our hands.” ﬁve digs and 11 service points.
JHS head coach Gary Hickox said Thursday’s was an
even match until the Blue Devils (8-0) caught the Crimsons
(3-1) in a vulnerable defensive rotation late in the third
game. “They caught us out of rotation a couple of times,”
said Hickox. “We were free-balling it over to them and they
CRIMSONS: JHS must match Lincoln’s physicality were just pounding us.”
The Blue Devils returned many players from the same
squad that beat last year’s Jacksonville squad three times,
so nobody expected this year’s Crimsons to put up such a
Continued from Page 9 spite the hard-nosed running of fullback Andy Krusz. But ﬁght Thursday.
escape with a 39-34 victory. Grounds knows that his team could be in for a rough eve- “Actually, I was surprised after hearing about Quincy
“They’re extremely tough to beat up there,” Grounds ning if the Railers ﬁnd ways to eke out ﬁrst downs and run from everybody else,” said Hickox. “We hung with them
said of Lincoln. “They’re very proud. Their fans come out time off the clock. the whole time. They never really got away from us.”
and support them in droves.” But it won’t be easy for Lincoln to do that against a JHS Two weeks ago, Quincy smashed Chatham Glenwood,
The worst scenario that Grounds and Crimson fans can defense that has stopped the run cold so far, allowing less 25-17, 25-5. The Titans are expected to challenge Jackson-
imagine at Lincoln is actually plausible, given Jacksonville’s than 1 yard per carry through two games. ville and Lincoln for the Central State Eight title this year.
inability to ﬁnish touchdown drives the ﬁrst two weeks. If “They’re going to try and pound us, and pound us and Hickox said Quincy is the real deal.
Jacksonville continues to struggle inside the 20-yard line, pound us, and then when we fall asleep, try to hit us deep,” “They’re the best team that we’re gonna see for a while,
or gets another couple of key touchdowns called back for said Grounds. but we could possibly see them again Saturday in our
penalties, the Railers could hang around long enough to Lincoln graduated star wideout Darvez Stancle last year, tournament,” said Hickox, who hopes that the amount of
wear the Crimsons down. but have a solid replacement in Logan Armbruster, who al- matches Jacksonville plays this weekend will allow more
“They’re an extremely big, physical team this year, and so returns kicks. The Railers are a run-ﬁrst team, but will of his players valuable time on the court.
we’re gonna have to match their physicality,” Grounds probably test a banged-up Crimsons secondary that gave “We’ve got the depth,” Hickox said. “We just haven’t
said. “It’s going to be a challenge.” up 400 yards passing to Rochester. “The deep ball was our had the chance to get a lot of the girls in that we’ve wanted
Lincoln plays a deliberately paced, wing-T offense that Achilles’ heel last week,” said Grounds. “We’ve worked on to get in. Hopefully, we can get more of them in this week-
has not yet found a way to move the ball consistently, de- that. Hopefully, we’ve adjusted some things.” end.”
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PLAYER OF THE WEEK COACH OF THE WEEK
Tanner Huddleston Mike Bickerman
What he did: Huddleston passed for 129 yards and What he did: Bickerman coached the Rockets to their
three touchdowns as the Trojans beat Greenﬁeld-Northwest- ﬁrst win since 2008. Austin Onion carried the ball 24
ern 48-6 in Palmyra. Huddleston connected with John Love HUDDLESTON times for 160 yards and three touchdowns. BICKERMAN
on a ﬁve-yarder to get the Trojans on the board. Later in On snapping the Rockets’ 24-game losing streak:
the ﬁrst half, Huddleston hit Jansen Joehl twice on scoring strikes of 10 and 57 “It was different. I would be lying if I said I didn’t think
yards. about it over the last couple of years. I enjoyed watching the players after the
On his performance: “I just came out and the line blocked real good. The game and seeing how excited they were. It was like a weight off their shoul-
backs made the calls on who they were supposed to block, and the wide receiv- ders. It was a good opponent, and it wasn’t handed to them. To see high
ers just made some great catches.” school boys be truly excited about something, that is something exciting to be
On throwing 3 TD passes: “I don’t ever remember throwing three (in one a part of. The biggest thing, though, is they got a taste (of winning) and now
game). It felt good, especially to get the offense going. Just coming out there and they want more of it.
coach having conﬁdence in us to throw the ball and getting it in the end zone.” On being .500: “It’s kind of new. The nice thing now is we get to have a
On taking over as QB: “I love it. Just coming out here and kind of being the new goal of getting to a winning record. The last few years, the goal was to win.
leader with everybody having conﬁdence in me. I have conﬁdence in everybody It’s nice to have new goals that we haven’t had in awhile.”
else that we will come out here every week and hopefully get the win.” On Onion’s performance: “He was a beast. He ran hard, and people
On having more passing yards in two games than Triopia did all last bounced off him. He is playing fullback, and that is a new position this year.”
year: “I just come out here and am practicing hard — throwing good balls at On the team: “We had a lively week of practice. Things that normally are
practice and showing coach (Thompson) that we can do it, and him having conﬁ- mundane and become a drudgery weren’t that way this week. There was a new
dence in us that we can run it in the game. It’s everybody working together.” energy that we haven’t had in a long time.”
Triopia coach Rich Thompson on Huddleston’s performance: “After the On what’s next: “We play another tough team, but we can be competitive.
ﬁrst two weeks, Tanner has just stepped up and done a great job of throwing the We will give ourselves a chance. People have been having to make plays against
ball. He has been pretty accurate so we are going to keep using it.” us and when you do that, you give yourself a chance to be successful.”
Jour nal- Courier GAME PREVIEWS
Top Five JACKSONVILLE (1-1, 0-1 CS8)
at LINCOLN (0-2, 0-1 CS8)
Game time: 7 p.m.
Last week: Rochester 41, Jacksonville 28; Canton
21, Lincoln 12
Last meeting: Greenﬁeld 58, North Greene 0 (week
7 of 2010)
Players to watch: Greenﬁeld — RB Kaleb Boston
(130 yards rushing, 7.6 yards per rush, 3 receptions, 24
yards receiving), QB Isaac Masters (151 yards passing,
1 passing TD, 1 rushing TD), RB Cameron Damm (91
1 BROWN COUNTY (2-0) Last year: Jacksonville 63, Lincoln 31 yards rushing, 6.5 yards per rush, 2 rushing TDs); North
Players to watch: Jacksonville — QB Andy Mills (51- Greene — QB Adam Knox (55 yards passing, 1 rushing
Hey, Triopia. Going down to beat up on a of-90 passing, 627 yards, 2 TDs, 4 INTs; 20-51 rushing, TD), RB Matt Kisselbach (58 yards rushing, 4.1 yards
once-proud Greenﬁeld-Northwestern program 2 TDs), RB/LB Chazz Middlebrook (31-236 rushing, 2 per rush, 1 rushing TD), Cody Harbaugh (2 receptions,
was sure impressive. Y’all just go ahead and TDs; 12-164 receiving), TE/LB Dalton Keene (12-160 re- 22 yards receiving, 28 yards rushing, 7 yards per rush)
ceiving, 1 TD), WR Reggie Bratton (8-122 receiving), LB Notes: Greenﬁeld gets Jeremy Ray Williams back
try pulling that stuff here, in the Nest. We’re Patrick Heise (19 tackles, 4 sacks), DB Nick Schippel from his one-game suspension, Dakota Settles is expect-
waiting for you. (19 tackles), DL Christian Ingram (3 sacks); Lincoln — ed to be out for another three weeks. ...North Greene is
QB James Leisinger, FB Andy Krusz, WB Garrett Cooper, still looking for coach Rhoades’ ﬁrst win. ... The Tigers
WR Logan Armbruster make their season debut at Fleur de Lis Field tonight.
Notes: Jacksonville has lost to Lincoln only once in
TRIOPIA (2-0) the Mark Grounds era, 21-14, back in the 2002 season.
Greenﬁeld will have played at four different football ﬁelds
in its ﬁrst four games.
Hey, Brown County. You still pufﬁng out your … The past four games in the series have been high- Prediction: North Greene continues to show im-
chests because you whipped up on North scoring affairs, with Jacksonville needing late touchdown provement, but this isn’t the Spartans’ week. GREEN-
drives in 2007 and in 2008 to beat the Railers and get FIELD 52, NORTH GREENE 19
Greene? North Greene?? LOL. You better
into the playoffs.
hope you’re ready to pick on somebody your Prediction: It’s hard to see this one being a high
own size. Because here we come. scoring affair — at least not for Lincoln. JACKSON-
CALHOUN (0-2, 0-0 WIVC South) at
VILLE 42, LINCOLN 7 WEST CENTRAL (1-1, 0-0 WIVC South)
Game time: 7 p.m.
3 TRIOPIA-MEREDOSIA (2-0, 0-0 WIVC North) Last week: Mendon 48, Calhoun 13; West Central
ROUTT (2-0) at BROWN COUNTY (2-0, 0-0 WIVC North) 67, ISD 12
Hey, Brown County and Triopia. Hey. We said, Last meeting: Calhoun 42, West Central 0 (week 7
Game time: 7 p.m. of 2010)
HEY! You forgetting about us already? Biiiiiiiiiiig Last week: Triopia 48, Greenﬁeld 6; Brown County Players to watch: Calhoun — QB Austin Malley (97
mistake. You’ll see. P.S. Brant Young is still el- 65, North Greene 12 yards passing, 1 passing TD, 143 yards rushing, 7.9
igible. Last meeting: Brown County 28, Triopia 12 (week 7 yards per rush, 2 rushing TDs, 3 PATs), RB Ethan Eberlin
of 2010) (140 yards rushing, 1 rushing TD), TE Andy Nelson (3 re-
Players to watch: Triopia — QB/DB Tanner Hud- ceptions, 89 yards receiving, 1 receiving TD); West Cen-
dleston (completed 14-of-16 pass attempts for 315 tral — QB Jordan Boehs (191 yards passing, 3 passing
BEARDSTOWN (2-0) yards, 4 passing TDs, 42 yards rushing, 2 rushing TDs),
RB/DB Derrek Schone (236 yards rushing, 23 carries,
TDs, 1 rushing TD, RB Austin Boehs (113 yards rushing,
18.8 yards per rush), RB Luke Nash (105 yards rushing,
We’d totally be No. 1 in these rankings right 10.3 yards per rush, 3 rushing TDs, 8 tackles and 4 as- 5.5 yards per rush, 2 rushing TDs, 102 yards receiving,
now if we played in the “glorious” WIVC sists), WR/RB/DB Jansen Joehl (188 yards receiving, 8 5 receptions, 1 receiving TD)
North. Whatever, dudes. receptions, 2 receiving TDs, 23.5 yards per reception, Notes: The last time these two teams met in Har-
10 PATs, 6 tackles, 3 assists); Brown County — RB/DB din, West Central beat Calhoun. ... West Central’s 67
Rick Logsdon (227 yards rushing, 23 carries, 9.9 yards points last week equaled its total for the previous seven
per rush, 2 rushing TDs), RB/DB Alex Sheppard (199 games, COMBINED. ... Calhoun has allowed more points
NEW BERLIN (1-1) yards rushing, 15 carries, 13.3 yards per rush, 3 rushing
TDs), Sam Henricks (137 yards rushing, 20 carries, 6.9
this season than they did in their ﬁnal seven games last
Whatever it is you saw from us last week year. ... Only twice in 2010 did the Warriors fail to score
yards per rush, 4 rushing TDs) more than 14, and they lost both of those games. ...
against Athens, well, that wasn’t us. No, that Notes: The Trojans have allowed just one TD this West Central coach Nick Graham got his ﬁrst win last
wasn’t our quarterback completing just 2-of- season. ... Huddleston has thrown for over 100 yards in week.
17 passes with 4 picks. Are you kidding? No, back-to-back games. ... Since Brown County joined the Prediction: It will be close, but the Warriors ﬁnal-
we’re a lot better than that. We’ll prove it to- WIVC North, the two teams are even (3-3) in regular-sea- ly get into the win column. CALHOUN 32, WEST CEN-
night against Auburn. son games, with the Trojans holding the edge (2-0) in TRAL 28
the postseason. ... The Hornets’ last WIVC loss came
against Triopia in week 6 of 2008. ... Since the start of OTHER PREDICTIONS
the 2009 season, Brown County has scored 40 or more Carrollton 28, Pleasant
points against WIVC opponents in 15 of 20 games. Hill 27
SPORTS BRIEFS Prediction: With its running game rolling and its
aerial attack clicking, Triopia will end Brown County’s
23-game WIVC winning streak. TRIOPIA 27, BROWN
Beardstown 32, Elm-
New Berlin 36, Auburn
COUNTY 24 20
YMCA men’s softball league open NORTH GREENE (0-2, 0-0 WIVC South) at
Farmington 32, Rush-
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$275 per team. Rosters are due by Sept. 9. For more Last week: Brown County 65, North Greene 12; Tri- Sangamon Valley 30, 217-452-7656
information, call Matt or Jared at 245-2141. opia 48, Greenﬁeld 6 PORTA/A-C Central 21 www.ballparkmotors.com
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NYSE most active STOCKS OF LOCAL INTEREST Dec 3551⁄2
the number of ads
May 3721⁄2 3721⁄2 3701⁄4 3701⁄4 71⁄4
NEW YORK (AP) – Sales, 4:30 p.m. price and net
change of the 15 most active New York Stock Exchange
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B U S I N E S S B R I E F LY
Mortgage rates lowest in decades,
but few homebuyers qualify
Stocks slide after Bernanke
WASHINGTON (AP) — Mortgage rates have reached
their lowest levels in six decades, making this the best time in
most Americans’ lives to buy or refinance a home. For people
who qualify, today’s rates could save thousands of dollars a
offers no new stimulus
ASSOCIATED PRESS 11,295.81. The Standard & Poor’s 500-in- in print and online. Pall Corp. slumped
Yet most people can’t take advantage. Half of would-be buy- NEW YORK — Stocks closed sharp- dex fell 12.72, or 1.1 percent, to 1,185.90. 10 percent, to $44.03, after the maker of
ers say they’ll never save enough for the 20 percent down pay- ly lower Thursday after Federal Re- The Nasdaq composite shed 19.80, or ﬁltration equipment reported earnings
ment now usually required. And shrunken home values have serve Chairman Ben Bernanke offered 0.8 percent, to 2,529.14. Each index had that fell far short of what analysts were
erased much of the equity people need to refinance. no new insight into whether the central posted gains earlier in the day. expecting. Pall dropped the most of any
“Low rates are great, but the real issue is that the pool of bank will act soon to prop up the econ- Cisco Systems Inc. led the 30 stock in the S&P 500 index.
people who can get a loan or refinance is small,” said Greg omy. Dow stocks with a 2.6 percent gain. Yahoo Inc. jumped 6 percent to
McBride, Bankrate.com’s senior financial analyst. In a speech closely watched by in- JPMorgan Chase & Co., Bank of $14.44 after Third Point, an activist in-
vestors, Bernanke said the Fed will con- America Corp and Boeing Co. each vestment fund, disclosed that it has
sider a range of steps at its Sept. 20- fell 3 percent, pulling the average lower. bought a 5.2 percent stake in the trou-
Senate passes bill to overhaul patent 21 meeting, but he offered no speciﬁc
plans. The Dow Jones industrial aver-
Investors received mixed econom-
ic data before the market opened. First-
bled Web portal and called for sweeping
changes to the board.
system, sends it to Obama age fell 100 points shortly after Bernan-
ke’s remarks began at 1:30 p.m. East-
time applications for unemployment
beneﬁts rose last week to 414,000. Econ-
Some other stocks that moved sub-
stantially or traded heavily Thursday:
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress gave President Barack ern. omists had expected 405,000. The prior The Men’s Wearhouse Inc.,
Obama’s drive to promote jobs growth a boost Thursday by “The implications are that the Fed week’s estimate of new claims was also down $2.79 at $26.73. Shares of the spe-
presenting him with a major overhaul of the patent system is going to act, but the market is disap- revised higher. cialty men’s clothing retailer fell despite
that the president has sought as a means to spur innovation pointed because he was a little short on Not all of the economic news Thurs- posting earnings that beat Wall Street
and put more people back to work. details,” said Scott Brown, chief econo- day was negative. American exports of expectations.
The Senate voted 89-9 to pass the patent bill and send it to mist at Raymond James. cars, airplanes and other goods reached Caseys General Stores Inc.,
Obama for his signature. The vote came a little more than an Concerns about the U.S. economy an all-time high in July, the Commerce down $3 at $42.86. The convenience
hour before Obama’s speech to a joint session of Congress have pushed stocks lower each month Department reported. Economists said store operator reported first-quar-
on his jobs agenda and gave some evidence that lawmakers since April. Many traders now say the the jump in exports suggest future ter results that fell short of what Wall
can, in an age of political division, occasionally find common stock market is pricing in the assump- growth in the U.S. economy. Street analysts were expecting.
ground. tion that the economy is in a recession, OpenTable Inc., a restaurant book- Smithfield Foods Inc., down
The first major change in patent law in six decades is meaning limited job growth and a weak- ing and review website, dropped 8 per- $1.85 at $20.27. The food company,
aimed at streamlining the patent process, reducing costly le- er corporate proﬁts. cent to $57.50 after Google Inc. an- whose 12 brands include Farmland
gal battles and giving the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office The Dow Jones industrial aver- nounced it was buying OpenTable rival and Smithfield, warned that higher
the money it needs to process patent applications in a timely age lost 119.05 points, or 1 percent, to Zagat, a publisher of restaurant reviews feed costs will be a problem this year.
The measure would switch the United States from the
“first-to-invent” system to the “first-inventor-to-file” system for
patent applications. That change would put the U.S. in line
with other industrialized countries.
The proposal has met resistance from some small-scale
and independent inventors who say it will put them at a disad-
vantage with big corporations. Supporters say it will add cer-
tainty to a system now riddled by costly lawsuits.
Consumer borrowing up again in July
WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans borrowed more mon-
ey in July than any other month in more than three years. But
they cut back on using their credit cards.
Consumer borrowing rose nearly $12 billion in July, the Fri., Sept. 9 & Sat., Sept. 10
Federal Reserve said Thursday. Greater demand for school
and auto loans fueled the increase. A category that measures
credit card use fell in July after large increases in May and
Borrowing is usually a sign of confidence in the economy.
Consumers tend to take on more debt when they feel wealthi-
er. But an increase in credit card use can be a sign that people
have fallen on harder times.
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — This “iconic” publisher of res- Hot Dogs
taurant reviews is “trusted” and “well-loved” by foodies. Cus-
tomers love its “ability to innovate” and gush over its “tremen-
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Google said Thursday that it is buying Zagat, maker of the
slender guidebooks that offer one-paragraph reviews and nu- 50’ FERRIS
merical ratings of eateries, peppered with partial quotes from
the people who love and hate them. WHEEL
Google plans to integrate Zagat’s online reviews into its
Google Maps service and its basic search results. Google said
Zagat’s style, drawing on snippet-sized customer reviews, was
mobile before mobile was cool.
Schedule of Events
Friday, Sept. 9
Ben & Jerry’s unveils Schweddy Balls ﬂavor 6-6:45 pm Gabe Marshall
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Ben & Jerry’s is unveiling a 6:45-8 pm Karmon & Kellie
new flavor, and it doesn’t sound too tasty. 8-9:30 pm Ken Carlyle &
“Schweddy Balls” is an homage to an old “Saturday Night
Live” skit featuring Alec Baldwin as bakery owner Pete The Cadillac Cowboys
Schweddy, whose unique holiday offerings included some- Saturday, Sept. 10
thing called “Schweddy Balls.” 10 am Kid’s Contest
Sean Greenwood, a spokesman for the Vermont ice cream
maker, said Thursday that the company isn’t worried about
11 am Tractor Pull
offending people with the name. He says one of the company’s 3 pm Kid’s Parade
principles is to do fun things and that it fits in with that, just as 4 pm Frog & Turtle Races
it did with previous flavors like Karamel Sutra and Half Baked.
The new flavor is available at scoop shops and supermar-
Country Music 5 pm Triopia Varsity Cheerleaders
kets. It consists of vanilla ice cream, rum, fudge-covered rum with Little Campers
balls and milk chocolate malt balls. 5:45-6:45 pm Lemen & Moon
6:45-8 pm Cheeks McGee
Dendreon will eliminate 500 jobs 8-9:30 pm Janie Fricke
SEATTLE (AP) — Dendreon Corp. said Thursday that
it will eliminate 500 jobs, or more than a quarter of its work
force, as it reduces costs to compensate for disappointing
sales of its prostate cancer therapy Provenge. A special Thank You to the following
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not say how much money it expects to save by eliminating the
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customer service for our customers. hand with your next
Applicants must be a versatile person license and be dependable. Send a project. Small tree
who understands that the customer is short paragraph along with a refer- removal, trim
number one. ence and wage expectation to bushes, mowing,
Send resume to Production Press, P.O. 901 Rt. 36, Alexander, IL 62601. hauling gravel and
Box 940, Jacksonville, Illinois 62650. more. Firewood for
No phone calls please. No phone calls. sale! Call Joe
Jacksonville Jacksonville Jacksonville Jacksonville Jacksonville Jacksonville Jacksonville South Jacksonville South Jacksonville
Central Central Central North East West South Jacksonville South Jacksonville
1010 EDGEHILL RD., 217 RICHARDS ST. 803 LINCOLN AVE. 1136 ALLEN AVE. 161 S. MARNICO 1619 S. EAST, Fri. CARTER DR. Neigh-
Fri. 5-7 & Sat. 8-12. Thur. 4-7, Fri. 8-4, Fri. 9-6. 8 families. Sat. 7-11. TV, micro- LANE, Fri. 8-7 & Sat. 9-1. Dresser with borhood garage sale,
Boy’s c l o t h e s Sat. 8-1. 4 family Infant-XXL clothes, Central wave cart, coffee ta- 8-?. Annual Garage West mirror, garden tub, Sat. 7-12. Antique
0-18mo. & size 8, sale. Collectibles, child bike, frog col- ble, table & chairs, Sale! Old wooden infant furniture, TVs, fishing reels, fishing
lots of toys, exercise Foreman grill, silver lection, computer 906 ROUTT ST., Fri. gas grill with propane desk, ladies & boy’s 6 FOREST HILL, Sat. holiday decor, exer- pole combos & rod
bike, books, scooter, coins, metal detec- desk, b e d d i n g , & Sat. 8-12. Inside, tank (used 3 times), clothes, men’s shirts, 7:30-11:30. House- cise equipment, holders, baby high
pool/ping pong table, tor, baseball cards, lamps, pack & go, rain or shine. DVDs, lots of quilts with snowmen, puzzles, hold items, office kid-adult clothes, chair, youth bed,
dining room table, microwave, golf Christmas items, fax big people’s clothes shams, women’s & kitchen items, knick equipment, some fur- jewelry. bunk bed, suitcases,
Bowflex, misc. clubs, computer, machines, toys, old & lots more. men’s clothes size knacks & lots of niture, clothes. Christmas items,
Central baker’s rack, variety records & much, 2X-6X. Cash only. misc. West bike, dishes, Gazelle
of books, DVDs, much more. West exerciser, 8’ trailer &
1035 GROVE ST. tapes. 823 GROVE, Fri. 8-4 lots of misc.
Sat. 8-1. Household, Central South Jacksonville
111 FAIRVIEW TER- & Sat. 8-12. Multi-
collectible & misc. East RACE (on the Col- family. 2 drafting ta-
Lots of good stuff! 1920 SOUTHBROOK
336 CALDWELL, Fri. Central lege/Mound curve) West bles, furniture, 6 cap- (behind EconoLodge
8-3 & Sat. 8-1. Multi- 501 E. STATE (corner Fri. 8-12 & 5-7pm. tain’s chairs, rugs, off S. Main), A Plus
family. Books, an- 817 BEESLEY AVE., State & Hardin), Fri. Designer Sale! Bet- 30 WINDRUSH DR. antiques, women’s Storage, Sat. 7am Other Areas
tiques, furniture, col- Sat. 7-12. Everything & Sat. 8-12. Tools, ter women’s clothing Sat. 8-?. Patio set, clothes, toys, kid’s
sharp-12. Rain or Chapin
lectibles, Christmas, from furniture, baby toys, garage heater, size 10-16, Saks rubbermaid shed, tables & chairs, ceil- shine. Everything
Central misc. clothing, toddler old cash register, Fifth Ave., Neiman lots of misc. ing fan, light fixture, must go! Furniture, 201 OAK (west side)
Central clothes, both boys brass chandelier, Marcus, Nordstrom, household, misc. toys, tools, appli- Thurs., Fri. & Sat.
1135 S. CLAY, Fri. and girls. Other misc. complete torch kit Chico’s, Coldwater West
1-6 & Sat. 8-?. 3 606 N. WEBSTER. with cylinders and C r e e k , South Jacksonville ances, jewelry, baby 7:30-5. Sleeper sofa,
items. size 9 furniture & baby exercise equipment,
family sale. Clothes, F r i . & Sat. carrying tote, lots women’s shoes, 311 BROOKSIDE South Jacksonville
shoes, books, DVDs, 7:30-12:30. Dog more. DR., Fri. 4-7 & Sat. items, dishes, an- furniture, collectibles
households, acces- tiques, lots of misc. & misc.
Blue Rays, toys, houses, brand name North sories, jewelry, con- 8-12. Bikes, books, 117 W. PENNSYLVA-
household, Scentsy, clothes, lighted cabi- Central signment shop pric- household, holiday, NIA, Sat. 10-3.
new items added. nets, movies, un- 1027 N. FAYETTE ing. misc. HUGE ANTIQUE
Central usual knick knacks. 825 & 833 WEST ST. Sat. 7-? BIG West SALE! Four collec-
West DOUGLAS Sat. 8-? SALE! Wide variety tors cleanout! South Jacksonville
806 W. COLLEGE, Guns, ammo, Mini of clothing, house- 36 WINDRUSH DR., South Jacksonville
Fri. 9-12 & Sat. 7-1. 1020 W. Walnut, Fri. Fridge,wheel chairs, hold goods, toys & Fri. 2-5 & Sat. 7-12. 613 H A L L DR.,
Tools, antique file, 7-? & Sat. 7-12. 5 boys 0-9 months, much more! West Bicycle exerciser, 1616 LAKEVIEW Thurs. 4-7, Fri. 12-6 White Hall
pie safe, sewing ma- family sale. Glass- girls 0-2T & 5-8, West hose reel with 100’ TERRACE, Sat. & Sat. 8-10. Kitchen,
chine, purses, books, w a r e , f u r n i t u r e , toys, books, games, 2365 W. MORTON hose, books-West- 8:30-1. Wood carv- seasonal, comfort- 242 KING ST., Fri. &
girl’s clothes 0-6, books, all size costumes, Dora & 3 TERRY DR., Sat. (White building), Sat. ern, romance, detec- ing tools, old carpen- ers, Game Cube, Sat. 8-5. Clothes,
baby items, stroller, clothes, rugs, flow- Strawberry Short- 7:30-2. 35 year accu- 7-4. Collector’s plate, tive, mysteries, sew- ter wood plane, Pio- Rock Band 2 wire- s h o e s , purses,
toys, lots of misc. ers, craft magazines, cake bedding, Dora mulation of house- LPs, dishwasher, ing supplies, nylon neer radio & speak- less drum set, elec- dishes & lots of an-
New items added holiday items, too bookcase & lots of hold items, treas- tents, coolers, tod- scrubbies, jewelry & ers, 4 oak chairs, tronic skeet shoot, tiques. Come and
Sat. much misc. to list! misc. ures, etc. Must see. dler bed, lots of misc. misc. items. desk chair, misc. misc. see all we have.
Journal-Courier, Jacksonville, Ill., Friday, September 9, 2011 15
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great for hunting or
as pets, 1st shots
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Chevrolet able / payable cians - #56 Mon.-Thurs. 9-5; Fri. 9-4, Sat. 9-3;
Sun. by appointment.
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tires, great shape.
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2011 TRX 420FA,
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Honda (217)245-1116 Lease. 598B Mas-
dark green, brand CRM READY Mix N. Church St in vertising
concrete truck Jacksonville, IL #58: Medical Re- ONE AND 2 bedroom sey Lane across
GREAT BUY! new. Asking $6000.
(217)245-4194, driver, CDL re- or fax resume to cords
units. $350 and up from Walmart. Call
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quired. Apply in 217-245-4174. (217)248-8749. (217)245-4945.
vertible, 2 seats, don’t have caller ID. #56: Medical
targa top, black. person, 710 JOBS, JOBS and Technicians
* ATTENTION *
MORE JOBS! #53:
No Resume? No #52: Nursing
DAILY CROSSWORD PUZZLE
for a job through the Read all Problem! #31: Office Admin-
GREAT CAR Classifieds, please
about it! Monster Match as- istration
2003 TOWN Car Sig- be very careful to signs a profes- #32: Operations
nature, maroon with address it correctly. sional t o #33: Personal
beige Landau top. If the ad says send it hand-match each Care
Very good condition to P.O. Box ABC, it For home job seeker with #54: Pharmacy
with 29,300 miles. In SHOULD NOT be
Jacksonville. addressed to the delivery call each employer! #46: Printing
should go to the ad- 245-6121. This is a FREE Services
vertiser’s Post Of-
Pontiac fice box Number.
The only replies that
RUNS GOOD should come to our
1993 SUNBIRD con- office are ads that
• SUNDAY, SEPT. 11 •
vertible, 4 cylinder, specify Journal-Cou-
red and white, auto- rier, Box ABC. If
matic, runs good. there are any ques-
$1500. tions, feel free to
12:00 P - 1:30 P.M. .M.
2:00 P - 3:30 P.M.
(217)675-2088 or contact the classi- 411 Laurel #1 Crestwood
370-1586. fied department. Hosted by Paula Fry Hosted by Paula Fry
12:30 P - 2:00 P.M. .M.
2:15 P - 4:00 P.M.
921 E. College #26 Crestwood
Hosted by Dianne Steinberg Hosted by Dianne Steinberg
1:00 P - 2:30 P.M.
Child Care Rooﬁng 1429 Passavant
LICENSED DAY- Shawn Doerr Offered by
CARE openings all Reasonable
ages. 14yrs experi- Roofing
ence. 217-473-0944. Siding
• SUNDAY, SEPT. 11 •
HAUL AWAY brush,
junk, furniture &
Since 1997 1:00 P.M. - 2:30 P.M.
misc. Gutter clean- 622 Caldwell Offered by
ing, trim shrubs. Also Hosted by Charles Grojean
move items. Call
Dennis at 243-3244. 1615 Chilton
Hosted by Carolyn Hymes
Home 1003 Lakeside Lane 217-245-4151
Improvement Hosted by Elias Trace grojeanagency.com
doors, windows, sid-
ing, garages & all
other home improve- • SUNDAY, SEPT. 11 •
12:30 P - 2:00 P.M. .M.
2:15 P - 3:30 P.M.
ROOFING 2491 JD Turner Road #2 Ventura Ct.
Gutter & Lawn NEW CONSTRUCTION Hosted by Mary Gray Hosted by Judy Eoff
121 Coral Berry .M.
2:30 P - 3:45 P.M.
Hosted by Judy Eoff
SIDING • FENCING 1338 Reining Road
PAINTING 1488 Vassey Lane Hosted by Lisa Watson
GARAGES • DECKS Hosted by Lisa Watson
Licensed, Bonded & Insured
1:00 P - 3:00 P.M.
3371 Tanner Road
Tree Trimming & Removal Hosted by Mike Oldenettel
TREE B GONE
• SUNDAY, SEPT. 11 •
5’’ & 6’’,
all colors available. Fully insured
Call Chris 473-5386
Rooﬁng Woodworking .M.
1:00 P - 2:15 P.M.
MAHAN’S ROOFING CUSTOM CREA- 1030 W. College
& Siding. Insured & TIONS, Corian tops,
Hosted by Bob Chipman
Bonded. Free est. bars, kitchens. ent. Offered by
675-2231 /473-2748. centers. 371-1228.
16 Journal-Courier, Jacksonville, Ill., Friday, September 9, 2011
Tiny tr ea t WEATHER
Forecast highs for Friday, Sept. 9 Sunny Pt. Cloudy Cloudy
Cold Warm Stationary Low High
-10s -0s 0s 10s 20s 30s 40s 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s 110s
Showers Rain T-storms Flurries Snow Ice
TODAY: Cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Highs in the
lower 70s. North winds 10 to 15 mph.
TONIGHT: Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers. Lows
in the upper 50s. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
TOMORROW: Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers.
Highs in the mid-70s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
TOMORROW NIGHT: Mostly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s. Light
southeast winds becoming north after midnight.
EXTENDED FORECAST: Sunday: Partly sunny. Highs in the upper
70s. Sunday night: Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 50s.
Monday: Mostly clear. Highs in the mid-80s. Monday night: Mostly
clear. Lows in the lower 60s. Tuesday: Mostly sunny. Highs in the
mid-80s. Tuesday night: Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid-50s.
Wednesday: Sunny. Highs in the mid-70s.
Winchester Pre-K student Nathaniel Crook carefully hands an apple to Libby, a 44-year-old Asian el-
ephant with the Carson and Barnes Circus, as the circus set up Wednesday for shows that evening
at Prairie Land Heritage Museum in Jacksonville.
OPEN LOOKING BACK
10 YEARS AGO 50 YEARS AGO Lukeman Bros.’ cloth-
ing store in Jacksonville
PETER SCOTT, a 1999 Pittsﬁeld ofﬁcials were held a ﬁrst anniversary Alice Webster, Salem Lutheran Grade School
Editor’s note: To join the graduate of Jacksonville planning the dedication of sale. NOTE: Please submit drawings on paper no bigger than 8.5-by-
discussion, call the number High School, joined the the new city lake and water 11 inches. Please do not fold paper and do not write heavily on
above or submit a comment the back. Horizontal pictures work best.
Army. treatment plant.
150 YEARS AGO
com. TEMPERATURES Venus rises .............. 7:08 a.m.
PROTESTS 20 YEARS AGO 75 YEARS AGO EDWARD MCCONNEL
of Jacksonville received a High Thursday ....... 79° at 3 p.m.
Venus sets .............. 7:41 p.m.
Mars rises ............... 2:10 a.m.
RON STANDRIDGE, A Republican orga- commission as a ﬁrst lieu- Overnight low ......................50° Mars sets ................ 4:54 p.m.
Just helping to feed the whim JAKE SEETS and RICK nization was formed in tenant in the 16th regiment Record high ................. 99° in 1938 Jupiter rises ............. 9:29 p.m.
Well congratulations to RHOADS were the big Ashland. of the regular army. Record low ............. 35° in 1986 Jupiter sets ............ 11:10 a.m.
everyone griping about the winners in the season Year ago high ......................81°
Westboro people picket- championships at the Jack- — compiled by Greg Olson Year ago low .......................52° In the evening twilight Saturn
ing the Tobin funeral. You
gave them more press
sonville Speedway. 100 YEARS AGO and Alisia McCowan
is in the WSW. In tomorrow’s
than they would have
PRECIPITATION morning twilight Mars and Mer-
gotten themselves. They To 4 p.m. Thursday ..........0.00” cury are in the east and Jupiter
came, held their protest So far this year ..............30.46” in the SW.
and then left before the Last year by this date .....40.40”
funeral, as per the law. All Normal year to date .......26.63” RIVER STAGES
the complaints online and So far this month ...............trace Peoria .............. 12.0 ...... +0.1
on Facebook simply fueled
their cause. And to the
person who commented
MAKING HISTORY Normal month to date ......0.93”
Weather statistics provided by WLDS/WEAI
Beardstown ........ 9.6 ........ 0.0
Meredosia .......... 2.2 ........-0.1
Oakford .............. 3.2 ........ 0.0
that they wanted to slap TODAY’S HIGHLIGHT bill to pass Congress since Five years ago: After IN THE SKIES Hannibal ........... 10.6 ........ 0.0
them, you are no better IN HISTORY: Reconstruction. two frustrating weeks of Louisiana.......... 12.1 ...... +0.1
Twilight begins ......... 6:09 a.m.
than they are. On Sept. 9, 1971, In 1976, Communist delays, space shuttle Atlan- M = Missing information
Sunrise ................... 6:36 a.m.
Correct to ignore their acts prisoners seized control Chinese leader Mao tis and its six astronauts Sunset .................... 7:20 p.m.
Perhaps minimal of the maximum-security Zedong died in Beijing at blasted off on a 12-day Twilight ends ............ 7:47 p.m.
reporting of the group Attica Correctional Facility age 82. mission to install a big new Moonrise ................. 5:45 p.m.
who protests at military near Buffalo, N.Y., begin- In 1986, Frank Reed, piece of the international Moonset .................. 3:57 a.m.
funerals will diminish their ning a siege that ended up director of a private school space station. Third-seed- Mercury rises ........... 5:14 a.m.
message and self-impor- claiming 43 lives. in Lebanon, was taken ed Maria Sharapova beat Full Moon Last Quarter New Moon
Mercury sets ........... 6:45 p.m. Sept. 12 Sept. 20 Sept. 27
tance. The media is correct On this date: hostage; he was released Justine Henin-Hardenne 6-
In 1776, the second 44 months later. 4, 6-4 to win the U.S. Open.
to ignore them because
the more attention they Continental Congress
made the term “United
In 1991, boxer Mike
Tyson was indicted in
One year ago: A natu-
ral gas pipeline explosion
CLOSE TO HOME
garner, the more times
they will carry out their States” ofﬁcial, replacing Indianapolis on a charge killed eight people and de-
sick mission. “United Colonies.” of raping Desiree Wash- stroyed dozens of homes
In 1830, Charles ington, a beauty pageant in the San Francisco
CLOSINGS Durant ﬂew a balloon from contestant. (Tyson was suburb of San Bruno, Calif.
New York City across the convicted and ended up Iran said it would free
Downstate always the target Hudson River to Perth serving three years of a Sarah Shourd, one of three
Governor Quinn has Amboy, N.J. six-year prison sentence.) American hikers held for
threatened to close ISD, In 1919, some 1,100 Ten years ago: more than 13 months on
ISVI and now Jacksonville members of Boston’s Afghanistan’s military spying accusations, as an
Developmental Center and 1,500-man police force opposition leader Ahmed act of clemency to mark
the prison. Why is it that went on strike. (The strike Shah Massood was killed the end of the Islamic holy
he’s always trying to close was broken by Massachu- in a suicide attack by assas- month of Ramadan. (Shane
something in Jacksonville setts Gov. Calvin Coolidge, sins posing as journalists. Bauer and Josh Fattal were
and not Chicago where who brought in replace- Barry Bonds of the San sentenced in August 2011
he’s from? I get it, he’d ment ofﬁcers.) Francisco Giants hit three to eight years in prison.)
have to face those people. In 1926, the National home runs against the Col- Today’s Birthdays:
What a coward. Broadcasting Co. (NBC) orado Rockies to give him Actor Cliff Robertson is 88.
was incorporated by the 63 for the season, passing Musician-producer Dave
DISASTERS Radio Corp. of America. Roger Maris’ once-magi- Stewart is 59. Actor Hugh
Listen — it can save lives In 1948, the Demo- cal mark and moving him Grant is 51. Actor Adam
Irene caused the “ﬂash cratic People’s Republic of closer to Mark McGwire’s Sandler is 45. Actor Eric
ﬂoods, electrical shock, Korea (North Korea) was record. Lleyton Hewitt Stonestreet is 40. Actor
and falling tree limbs” declared. ran down Pete Sampras to Goran Visnjic is 39. Pop-
so, yes, Irene was what In 1957, President earn his ﬁrst Grand Slam jazz singer Michael Bublé
contributed to their deaths. Dwight D. Eisenhower title, 7-6 (4), 6-1, 6-1 at the is 36. Actress Michelle
The news emphasized signed the ﬁrst civil rights U.S. Open. Williams is 31.
that Irene wasn’t packing
a punch like Katrina but
THOUGHT F OR TODAY The Journal-Courier’s
would cause large ﬂood- “A heretic is a man who sees with his own eyes.” 4th annual
ing. Because know it alls — Gotthold Lessing, German dramatist-critic (1729-1781).
like you don’t listen, lives
Guesses, yes, but usually right
forecasters and doctors are
usually right. You ought to
listen to them more often. BACKPAGE READERS
Waiting for the one who
knows but can’t tell you will
get you killed. You kind of
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