Maryville Village Gazette
2520 North Center Street (State Route 159)
Maryville, Illinois 62062
Volume 4, No 4 Happy Birthday America July 1, 2007
The Maryville Village Gazette is published bi-monthly under the authority of the Village of Maryville as a means
of disseminating information of general interest to all Maryville residents. Although both official and unofficial
information is included, this publication is not to be construed as an official document for legal notifications or other
More Village information is available at the Village Website at: www.vil.maryville.il.us. Public input, written or e-
mailed, must be received in the Village Offices, attention Village Gazette, no later than the 15 th of the month
preceding the month of issue. Future issue months and last date to receive submissions are:
Dates of Issue Last Date for Submissions
September 1, 2007 August 15, 2007
November 1, 2007 October 15, 2007
Jack L. Kime, Editor
Remember our men and women serving in Iraq and Afghanistan
From the Village: in any of these positions please call me at 345-7028 ext. 7 or
e-mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Village of Maryville has recently annexed
OFFICE OF THE MAYOR approximately 50 homes in the West Main Street and Keebler
Road area. We would like to welcome these residents to the
The Annual Firemen’s Homecoming is fast approaching. community.
This year’s homecoming will be held on July 13th and 14th. All The Village of Maryville has been the recipient of several
proceeds from the homecoming are used to purchase grants recently. Beginning in August you will notice the old
ambulances and equipment which serve the residents of the pavilion and restroom building at the southeast corner of
Village of Maryville and the Maryville Fire Protection District. Firemen’s park being replaced with a new covered park
If you would be interested in volunteering to help with the pavilion. This pavilion is courtesy of a $15,000 grant from the
homecoming in any way, please call the Firehouse at 344- Madison County Park and Recreation Commission. We have
8099. Please mark these dates on your calendar and come also received the following grants from the Illinois Department
out and help support your Fire Department. of Commerce and Economic Opportunity through Rep. Jay
In order to help relieve some of the parking and traffic Hoffman:
congestion during the homecoming, I have made $25,000 for a park pavilion to be placed on the west side
arrangements with Madison County Transit to provide free of Drost Park near the back ball fields
shuttle bus service to Firemen’s Park from the First Baptist $60,000 for additional parking spaces in front of Village
Church (FBC) on Rt. 162 in Maryville on both nights of the Hall and the Police Department
homecoming. Shuttle service will begin from FBC at 6:00 p.m. And as previously reported, $25,000 to construct a fire
on Friday and at 5:00 p.m. on Saturday. The shuttles will department training facility.
cycle between the church and Firemen’s park until 12 As always, please feel free to contact me (345-7028 ext. 7)
midnight both evenings. No food or drinks will be allowed on should you have any issues you would like to discuss.
the shuttles. On behalf of the Village and the Fire Mayor Larry Gulledge
Department, I want to extend our thanks and appreciation to
Madison County Transit for providing this service free of
In an effort to reduce mailing expenses and paper usage,
I currently have openings on a few of our volunteer
effective with the January, 2008 issue, the Maryville Village
committees. There is 1 opening on the Planning Commission
Gazette will no longer be globally distributed to residents in
due to the recent passing of a dear friend, Larry Benesh (a
hardcopy via the U.S. mail. The Gazette will be available on
charter member of the Planning Commission). There is 1
the Village website (www.vil.maryville.il.us). If you do not
opening each on the Economic Development Committee and
have internet access or would simply prefer receiving a
the Community Improvement Board. I also have 2 openings
hardcopy in the mail, we would be more than happy to add
on the Park Committee. If you would be interested in serving
your name and address to a hardcopy mailing list. Please
contact Jolene Henry at 345-7028 ext. 6 (or department when the warning is issued unless you need an
email@example.com) with your name and address. If officer or you observe a possible public safety situation.
you prefer accessing the Gazette via our website, you do not
need to do anything. You need only call if you want to Officer News
continue to receive the Gazette in paper form through the Officer Sam Luna has successfully completed the 400
mail. hour Minimum Standards Basic Law Enforcement Officers
Training Course in June. He won awards for the Best
OFFICE OF THE VILLAGE CLERK Defense Tactics and second in Firearms. He has
successfully completed the requirements to be a certified Law
Voter registration as well as change of address can be Enforcement Officer in the State of Illinois. He has started the
done at Village Hall, Monday through Friday, between 8 a.m. Maryville Police Department Field Training Program under the
and 4 p.m. guidance of Sgt. Steve Howe and Officer Rob Carpenter.
In order to register you must meet the following Chief Schardan appreciates and wants to publicly
qualifications: acknowledge the following officers for participating in the
Be at least 18 years of age Illinois Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics:
Be a United States Citizen Sgt. T.J. Lange and Patrol Officers Brandon Ponce, Rob
Live in Madison County Carpenter and Tim Aldrich. They jointly ran the three miles
Show 2 types of identification (1 of which must have your along Illinois Route 159 on a hot morning.
current address listed). Also, it is required that you use
your Social Security Number (or at least the last 4 digits Homecoming July 13th & 14th
or your drivers license.) Please take extra precautions when walking across Illinois
Been at your current residence at least 30 days prior to Route 159 during the Homecoming. Officers will be near
the date of the next coming election Union Street to assist pedestrians crossing the highway.
Please call Village Clerk, Thelma Long at 345-7028 ext. 4 Parking will be available on Village grounds around the
for more information. Police Station, Administrative Building, and baseball fields.
Workers will be there to assist in the parking areas. Please
follow their directions and do not park in a manner to prevent
FROM THE EDITOR
another vehicle from leaving. Motorcycle parking will be on
East Perry at Illinois Route 159.
Gazette Seeking Editorial Assistant
I am looking for someone who would like to help edit the
Gazette with a view to becoming the sole editor next year. PUBLIC SERVICE OFFICER
The candidate should be a Maryville resident who plans to live
here for some extended period and would enjoy being the Dear Maryville Residents,
editor of a small town newsletter. If you are interested please I would like to take this time again to inform everyone
submit a resume to me at: Editor, Maryville Village Gazette, about concerns in the Village regarding Code Enforcement and
2520 North Center Street, Maryville, Illinois 62062. You may Animal Control. The first ordinance that comes along with
also submit the resume via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. spring and summer is the height of grass and weeds. The
ordinance states that grass and weeds are not to exceed 8
inches in height. For the businesses and residences along
State Route 159 it is important to know that the property in
between the road and the sidewalk is your responsibility.
Severe Weather Warning
Another ordinance to consider is the accumulation of junk,
The safety of persons and property are of the utmost
trash and or rubbish. This includes such items as bags of
responsibility of the Village of Maryville. Severe weather can
trash, pieces of trash, pile of tree limbs, unused broken
be a very destructive force causing substantial material
equipment, construction material, etc. If you are going to
damage and injury or loss of life. In addition, the threats of
store these types of items they need to be enclosed or
terrorist acts have become a reality to our country.
screened from adjoining property and from public view so as
It is the policy of the Maryville Police Department to alert
not to be visible from adjoining property or from a public
the public of the threat of severe weather and any other
street. The next ordinance that is a public and village concern
situation that constitutes a threat to the general health and
is the storage trailers, boats and recreational vehicles. The
safety of the public within the Village of Maryville or the
ordinance states no trailer should be stored on the street or in
the front yard or front driveway. They can be stored in your
The Emergency Warning Siren shall be activated if any
side yard as long it is surrounded by at least a 4 foot fence
of the below conditions arise:
and on an impervious surface i.e.; asphalt or concrete.
1. The National Weather Service, a local television station or
However, you can store them in your backyard with no
a local radio station issues a severe weather warning or
requirements other than the ground is stable enough to hold it
tornado warning for the vicinity of the Village of Maryville.
2. Sixty mile per hour winds are forecast by the National
With the summer heat upon us we need to be mindful of
Weather Service or local television or radio station.
our pets. If kept outside for a lengthy period of time, they
3. A tornado sighting is reported and verified by a Village of
need to have access to food, water, and shelter at all times.
Maryville employee or citizen.
It is also very important to keep your dog secure at all times
The citizens and visitors to the Village should seek shelter
for the safety of the public and your dog. If you are having a
and monitor radios, televisions, weather radios, computers
problem with wildlife you need to make sure that they have no
and any available source for emergency information until the
access to food i.e.; trash, fruits, bird feeders, etc. These
conditions no longer exist. Please do not call the police
types of things are food for raccoons, groundhogs, possums,
and feral cats. If they have access to these types of foods 07-049/Camie Warnig/20 Gary Ave./SR - 2/Deck/Single Family
they will never go away. 07-050/Mary K Dell/805 Rolling Meadows/SR - 2/Deck /Single Family
If you have any other questions or concerns regarding 07-051/Cindy Kuschel/2330 S. Center St./B - 1/Temporary/Sign
07-052/Ryan Shea/2612 Liberty/SR - 2/New/Single Family
Ordinances, Code Enforcement or Animal Control, feel free to
07-053/Michael Farinella/2416 N. Center /B - 1/New/Ground Sign
contact me at Village Hall 345-7028 opt. #2 or by email at 07-054/David Cluphe/26 Belmont Place/SR - 1/Addition/Single Family
email@example.com. 07-055/Bill Verbeck/3100 Mary Dr. /SR - 2/Deck/Single Family
07-056/Kim Evans/10 Ashford Oaks/SR - 1/Sunroom /Single Family
Respectfully Submitted, 07-057/Roger Underwood/104 Stonebridge Crossing/SR - 2/New/
Erik E. Jones Sr. Single Family
Public Service Officer 07-058/Mary Preuss/6823 Kensington /PD - R/Deck/Single Family
07-059/Jim Rocca/1862 Robins Mill Ct./SR - 2/New/Single Family
07-060/Vantage Homes/2286 Durham Ct./PD - R/New/Single Family
FIRE DEPARTMENT NEWS 07-061/Vantage Homes/2279 Durham Ct./PD - R/New/Single Family
07-062/Vantage Homes/2287 Durham Ct./PD - R/New/Single Family
The Fire Department answered 80 calls for service in April. 07-063/Chris Madura/1429 Pleasant Ridge Rd. /SR - 1/Addition/Single
51 were for medical service with the remaining being for fire / Family
rescue. 07-064/Greg Collins/1013 Jacquelyn Ct. /SR - 1/New/Accessory
The Fire Department answered 86 calls for service in May. 07-065/Aaron Moore/510 Drost/SR - 2/Deck/Single Family
07-066/Dan Cadagin/2523 Liberty Dr./SR - 2/New/Single Family
66 were for medical service with the remaining being for fire /
07-067/Dan Cadagin/2531 Gecko Dr./SR - 2/New/Single Family
The department is accepting applications for the Junior The following permits were issued in May 2007:
Fire Department. Requirements are: you must be age 14 – Perm No/Name/Address/Zoning/Type/Use
17, you must reside within the Village of Maryville or the 07-068/Mattea Construction/2920 Cambridge Pt./SR - 2/New/Single
Maryville Fire Protection District, and you must maintain a C Family
average in school. Applications can be picked up at the fire 07-069/Vantage Homes/6827 Hampshire/PD - R/New/Single Family
station. 07-070/Vantage Homes/6829 Hampshire/PD - R/New/Single Family
The dates for this year’s annual Fire Department 07-071/Vantage Homes/6823 Hampshire/PD - R/New/Single Family
07-072/Vantage Homes/6825 Hampshire/PD - R/New/Single Family
Homecoming are July 13 & 14. The parade kicks off at 7 pm
07-073/Judy Drost Wiemann/6631 E Main /PD - B/New /Commercial
on the 13th and at 6 pm on the 14th. The theme for the 07-074/Timothy Strange/6811 Hampshire Ct./PD - R/Deck/Single
parade is ―Movie Madness‖. Get your entries in early to Family
assure that you get your ―favorite‖ movie. Parade information 07-075/Mike Morgan/1873 Wellington/SR - 2/New/Single Family
is on the Village website or call 288-6517. 07-076/Mike Morgan/1869 Wellington/SR - 2/New/Single Family
Advanced ride tickets for the homecoming will go on sale 07-077/John Gaskill/6717 W. Main St./SR - 2/Electrical/Single Family
at the Village Hall and all of the local banks on July 2nd. 07-078/Vantage Homes/6758 Manchester/PD - R/New/Single Family
The Fire Department has received delivery of 23 new MSA 07-079/Vantage Homes/2282 Haverford Ct./PD - R/New/Single Family
07-080/Vantage Homes/6765 Oxborough/PD - R/New/Single Family
4500 air packs. This will greatly enhance the operations of
07-081/Vantage Homes/6817 Kensington/PD - R/New/Single Family
the department and the safety of our staff. Thanks to the 07-082/Vantage Homes/6819 Kensington/PD - R/New/Single Family
Village Board for this purchase. 07-083/Joe Sikora/4 Annebriar/SR - 2/Demo/Single Family
07-084/David Onstott/120 Stonebridge Crossing/SR - 2/New/Single
BUILDING AND ZONING Family
07-085/H & L Builders/177 Summit Ridge/PD - R/New/Single Family
07-086/H & L Builders/181 Summit Ridge/PD - R/New/Single Family
Construction has begun on the Villa Marie Winery on East
07-087/Dave Schneidewind/816 Oakridge/SR - 2/Deck/Single Family
Main Street. This will be a state of the art winery located in a 07-088/Bart Astrauskas/116 Oak Hill/SR - 2/New /Inground Pool
10,670 sq ft building that will include a banquet facility. 07-089/Richard Hayden/1920 Crimson Oak Dr./SR - 2/New/Single
The Anderson Hospital Cancer Center is scheduled for Family
completion in July. Also in July construction is to begin on the
Anderson Hospital Physicians Office Building #2. PUBLIC WORKS
Dave’s Jo-2-Go has opened in the old ―Dubbles‖ drive thru
building on 159. They will be featuring coffees and baked Brush and Limb Collection
goods to go. Go to www.davesjo.com for more information. Brush and limb collections will be the first Monday and
Building Permit fees collected in April were $13,909.36 Tuesday of each month.
with an estimated valuation of $2,595,000. Building Permit Residents will need to have all brush and limbs placed
fees collected in May were $14,336.35 with an estimated within 10’ of the street curb (please be aware that the
valuation of $5,803,500. debris must not block sidewalks, streets or alleys).
The following permits were issued in April 2007: Brush and limbs need to be cut into manageable pieces
―able to be carried by one person‖.
07-038/T.C.S., Inc./136 Stonebridge Crossing/SR - 2/New/Single
Family Residents must call 345-7028 ext. 1 prior to the collection
07-039/Vantage Homes/2309 Preswyck Ct./PD-R/New/Single Family days (the first Monday and Tuesday of each month) with
07-040/Chris Stephens/1874 Robins Mill Ct./SR - 2/New/Single Family the address needing collection.
07-041/Chris Stephens/1873 Robins Mill Ct./SR - 2/New/Single Family Brush and limb drop off will also be available at the Water
07-042/Chris Stephens/1869 Robins Mill Ct./SR - 2/New/Single Family Tower (located at the end of East Main St.) on the first
07-043/Chris Stephens/1870 Robins Mill Ct./SR - 2/New /Single Family Monday and Tuesday of each month.
07-044/Chris Stephens/1866 Robins Mill Ct./SR - 2/New/Single Family Residents who would like the resulting mulch (free of
07-045/Alan Burris/828 Cedar Valley/SR - 2/New/Covered Deck
charge) may call 345-7028 ext. 1 to make arrangements
07-046/Ronald Goetter/141 Oak Hill/SR - 2/Addition/Single Family
07-047/Vantage Homes/6757 Oxborough/PD-R/New/Single Family for pickup.
07-048/Vantage Homes/6756 Oxborough/PD-R/New/Single Family
MARYVILLE OUTREACH CENTER Your submissions will be accepted at either Maryville
Elementary or the Village Hall; additionally you can e-mail
The Maryville Outreach Center is located at 504 East your response to: firstname.lastname@example.org (please
Division Street (next to the Senior Citizen’s Center). include ―School Survey‖ in the subject line).
Telephone: 345-9693 Thank you in advance for your willingness to help make
Food Pantry Hours of Operation Maryville safer for our children!
Tuesday: 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Sincerely,
Thursday: 10:00 a.m. to Noon Tracy Fenton, Member MCIB
Saturday: 10:00 a.m. to Noon
Grandma’s Attic Hours of Operation MARYVILLE PARK COMMITTEE
Tuesday: 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. For further information concerning the annual schedule or
Thursday: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. current events contact: Sharon Petty 304-4488 or Roger
Saturday: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Shoup 346-7740. We are encouraging all those attending
Residence Assistance Program our free events to bring food or household items for the
Wednesday: 10:00 a.m. to Noon Maryville Outreach Center.
MARYVILLE COMMUNITY IMPROVEMENT BOARD 2007 Calendar of Events
Maryville Safe Routes to School Committee September 16
Dear Maryville Residents, Concert In The Park 6:30 p.m. located in Firemen’s Park
A few weeks ago, a survey about walking and biking to performance by Zydeco Crawdaddy’s
school was sent home with each child attending Maryville October 7
Elementary School. This survey was an initial step in the Maryville Pooch Party 1:00 – 4:00 located in Drost Park
process of applying for Illinois Safe Routes to School Program October 14
funding. Concert In The Park 3:00 – 5:00 located in Firemen’s Park
Today, few children walk or bike to school. This is a major performance by George Portz & The Friends of
shift from a generation ago. Parents often believe it is safest Bluegrass/Fiddlers’ Frolic
to drive their kids to school; but this decision has many November 17
consequences, including daily traffic jams and unsafe Turkey Trot 9:00 – 11:00 5K Run-Walking Event at Drost Park
conditions, as well as the impact of motor vehicle use on air December 16
quality and limited energy resources. Holiday Lighting Contest 4:00 p.m. Entry Deadline December
Additionally, lack of physical activity is a major contributor 15th.
to the dramatic increase in being overweight among children.
Overweight children have an increased risk of Type 2 Summer Movies In the Park
Diabetes, aggravated existing asthma, sleep apnea, decreased Cartoon precedes main movie and begins at dusk. Bring
physical functioning and low self-esteem. Promoting walking your own lawn chairs and/or blankets. Refreshments served
and biking to school is an ideal strategy to increase physical compliments of First National Bank, Maryville Banking Center
activity and health among children. and Southern Illinois Chiropractic Center – Maryville office.
The Safe Routes to School Program supports projects Films are shown from the Library parking lot at #8 Schiber
and programs that enable and encourage walking and Court.
bicycling to school. The Village of Maryville, in a cooperative
effort with Maryville Elementary, plans to pursue this program Date: July 27
as a means for helping with certain projects and programs Movie: Field of Dreams
designed to make it safer for our kids to walk or bike to Sponsor: Steve Wigginton, Attorney at Law
These projects include more clearly marked crosswalks Date: August 10
across West Main Street and Keebler Drive; more clearly Movie: My Dog Skip
marked School Zone and Reduced Speed Zone indicators. It Sponsor: Cindy’s Critter Camp
may include installation of sidewalks along the entrances of
subdivisions into the West Main corridor; educational Date: August 31
programs and incentives for our children to learn about Movie: Raiders of the Lost Ark
pedestrian and bicycle safety. Sponsor: Maryville Pharmacy & Maryville Park Board
There will be programs to enlist the help of the community
in providing a safe environment for children to walk or bike, Date: September 28
including ―Safe House‖ designations along the route to school Movie: Ghostbusters
where children can go if they feel threatened. Sponsor: Troy Times-Tribune
We are gathering public opinion regarding this issue, and
we need your help! We are posing this question to you: Maryville’s Bike Safety Rodeo
How can we improve walking and bicycling to Thirty-two young riders participated in the 9th Annual
school in our community? Maryville Bike Safety Rodeo held Saturday at the Maryville
We want to know what you think. Your responses will be Firehouse. Dee Phelps, Judy Wiemann and Angel Merz, were
an important part of our application to this program. Please co-chairs of the event. Park Board President, Roger Shoup
take a moment to jot-down a few thoughts. sized and fitted each attendee with a new helmet. Tony and
Judy Grantham, co-owners of St. Louis Recumbent Bicycles,
checked out bikes. Officer Matthew Spaller talked with enactors. For more information call Ray Kicielinski, Jr. at 345-
participants about safety and conducted the obstacle course 3819.
inside the Firehouse.
A drawing was held to give away four new bicycles prizes Friends of the Library
donated by St. Louis Recumbent Bicycles, Maryville Kiwanis, 2007-2008 Membership Drive
Anderson Hospital, Maryville Homecoming Association, Over the past year, the Friends of the Maryville Community
Maryville American Legion, Maryville School PTA, Goshen Library (MCL) have purchased computer hardware and
Rotary and Shell Credit Union. The four prizewinners were software for our library staff, library supplies and magazine
Callie McCool, Karleigh Piccholdi, Zach Keplar, and Jordon subscriptions. Furthermore, donations have enabled the
Best. Collinsville and Glen Carbon McDonalds also contributed library to provide many programs for adults and children. This
towards helmets, refreshments and additional attendance support was made possible through the generosity of
prizes. members of our community individuals.
The Maryville Fire Department, Police Chief Rich Schardan, During the upcoming year, the Friends will continue the
Mayor Larry Gulledge, and Village Trustee Todd Bell helped funding for the adult and children’s programs including the
set up. Summer Reading Program. In addition, we plan to purchase
an outdoor drop box for book returns, a computer, best-selling
Maryville Fishing Derby was a REEL-ly Good Time! books, audio books, a flyer display stand and an overhead
The weather was perfect for the 7th Annual Maryville projector.
Fishing Derby held Saturday, June 16th at Drost Park. A In the near future, we will need a larger library building.
record 90 young boys and girls and over 90 supervising We need donated funds to assist with the financial
parents took part in the one-hour fishing tournament. requirements of building a new community library facility.
Illinois Dept. of Natural Resource Officer Mark Yehling The following local businesses are supporting the Friends
gave a demonstration on fishing and water safety. At noon of the Maryville Library’s Gold and Silver Level Donors by
everyone returned to his or her chosen fishing spot, the donating coupons from their businesses: Alfonzo’s, Andy’s
whistle blew on the fire truck, and the competition began. Auto Body, B and K Towing, Birtwistle Chiropractic, Bobby’s
During the following hour, fish caught were measured and Frozen Custard, Cindy’s Critter Camp, Complete Supplements,
recorded then the fish were released. At the end of the Computer Tutor Station, Conway’s Catering Company, Dollar
competition, families enjoyed hot-dogs, chips, & drinks while USA, The Experience Hair Studio, Fancy That!, Genius
all the results were tabulated. Computer Networks, Gingham House Deli Café, Johnson and
The lone winner in the 3 years and under age group was Sons Plastering Inc., Kiffmeyer Tax Advisory Group Inc., Kwik
Kate Sperry for the most fish caught. In the 4-5 year old Kopy Printing, Main Street Flowers, Maryville Fun Time, LLC,
category: Daylan Frerker caught the most fish, Ryan Null Maryville Pharmacy, Meredith Heating and Air-Conditioning,
caught the largest fish and Samantha Gilbertson caught the Mid-American Pawn & Jewelry, The Pampered Pooch, Red
smallest fish. In the 6-7 age group: Jaeden Sizemore caught Apple Family Restaurant, Red’z Rib Shack, Sharkey’s
the most fish, Jacob Sewell caught the largest and Justin Restaurant Sports Bar and Billiards, Southern Illinois
Peterson caught the smallest fish. In the 8-9 year old Chiropractic Center LTD, St. Louis Recumbent Bicycles,
category: Christy Juenger and Jacob Gass both won for the Stonebridge Golf Course LLC and Superior Custom Power
most fish caught, Jesianne Reynolds caught the largest fish (a Coating.
13.5‖ catfish which was the largest catch of the day) and Membership levels are: Gold $100; Silver $50; Family $25;
Brendan Rea caught the smallest fish. In the 10-11 year old Individual $15; Student $5
class: Amanda Juenger caught the most, Candice Sizemore Please consider establishing or renewing your membership
caught the largest fish and Joey Svoboda caught the smallest at a $50 (Silver) or a $100 (Gold) membership level.
fish. In the 12-14 year old category: Mikey Ratulowski Remember that your contribution is tax deductible. Contact
caught the most fish, Brandon Frerker caught the largest fish Linda Mauck at 344-0796 or Diane Semanisin at 288-7422 for
and Kyle Gass caught the smallest fish. Prizes were donated details about the coupon offers from local businesses for the
by Bobby’s Frozen Custard, Alfonzo’s Pizzeria of Maryville, and Silver and Gold level donors.
McDonald’s on the Beltline in Collinsville. Please mail your contribution to:
―The day was a huge success. Lots of parents with their Friends of the Library
young children enjoying a wonderful activity together‖ said % Maryville Community Library
Maryville Park Board member, Carol Frerker, chairperson of #8 Schiber Court, Maryville, IL 62062
the event. ―It’s rewarding to see all these families out having
fun and enjoying our park.‖ Handmade Quilt Raffle
Joe Semanisin, Madison County Board Member, has
generously donated a beautiful new hand made queen size
From the Community quilt to assist the Friends of the Maryville Community Library
raise funds. A picture of this quilt can be seen on the library
web site at: http://maryvillelibrary.org, or stop by the library
MARYVILLE COMMUNITY LIBRARY NEWS to see the quilt and purchase tickets for a chance to win this
gorgeous quilt. The tickets are $1.00 each or 6 for $5.00.
Programs at the Library The quilt will be on display and raffle tickets will be available
Children’s story hour is held every Saturday from 10:30 a.m. at the Maryville Homecoming. The raffle will end on
to 11:30 a.m. ―Homecoming Saturday‖ at 9:00 p.m.
WWII Reenactment Camp on Saturday August 4 from
9am to 3pm. Back by popular demand, an authentic WWII
camp will be set up. You can see the equipment, weapons,
and uniforms and hear stories from WWII Airborne re-
Visit the Library at 8 Schiber Court ―Show the Love” Fuel
Hours (Middle School Vacation Bible School)
Sunday & Monday: Closed July 22-27, 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Tuesday & Thursday: 1:00 pm to 8:00 pm For Students who Completed Grade 6 or 7
Wednesday: 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
Friday: 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm “Yard Give-Away & School Supply Give-Away”
Saturday: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm Saturday, August 11, 7:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Telephone: 288-3801 Families in need may attend this event and receive free school
Web site: www.maryvillelibrary.org supplies, clothing, and other household items.
Ongoing Book Sale Contact Erin Westfall at 667-8221 for further information.
Please come by the library to browse our extensive
collection of great used books. You may purchase a bag of MARYVILLE KIWANIS CLUB
books for only $3.00. We have loads of great children’s books
to sell. KIWANIS CLUB SPONSORS BREAKFAST
The Maryville Kiwanis Club will be serving an All-You-Can-
COMMUNITY CHURCHES Eat Breakfast at Applebee’s, 610 N. Bluff Road (Rt. 157) on
Saturday, August 10th from 8:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. Tickets
Our Lord’s Lutheran Church are $10 each and are available from Maryville Kiwanis
150 Wilma Drive in Maryville members, the Maryville Water clerk’s office, and the Maryville
(618) 345-5692 Police Department or you can pay at the door.
“GREAT BIBLE REEF” MARYVILLE TIME CAPSULE
Vacation Bible School, July 22-26,2007 from 5:45 p.m. -
8:30 p.m. at Our Lord’s Lutheran Church. ―The Great Bible Part Two of the biography of John Enz, first Mayor of Maryville
Reef: Dive Deep into God’s Word!‖ is a great opportunity to Submitted by Rod Schmidt
share the message of God’s love with our children. Each
evening session is packed with activities that help children The following was found in ―THE EDWARDSVILLE DEMOCRAT‖
experience the importance of following Jesus. regarding John’s death.
We will have lively worship, kid-friendly Bible stories,
games, crafts, singing, and a meaningful mission project. All ―…….After suffering for years of asthma, John Enz died Friday
children, regardless of church affiliation, are welcome. morning in his 33rd year. While death was a serious blow to
Please call the church office (345-5692) to register or for his wife, five children, father, brothers and sister, still it was a
more information. relief to him. He was native of Zoar, Ohio. He and Mollie
Matthews were married July 3, 1893. Of this union six children
St. Luke’s United Methodist Church were born, one being dead. Mr. Enz was first mayor of
6325 West Main Street in Maryville Maryville and discharged his official duty with ability and
(618) 345-9911 conscientiously. To him more than any other individual is due
credit for establishing a public school here which is great
Alpha Course at St Luke’s credit to this village. Though being in distressing condition of
What is Alpha? Alpha is an eleven-week course to explore health he struggled manfully to sustain his family and
the Christian faith. It is done in a relaxed, non-threatening, succeeded well. Not many persons would have done so well as
and low-key way. Each session includes dinner, a talk on a he under the circumstances. Not only the family but the
DVD about some aspect of the Christian faith, and small group village of Maryville has sustained serious loss by the death of
discussion. John Enz. Peace to his ashes! The obsequies were held at
Who is it for? Everyone ages 18 and up are welcome to 1:30 o’clock Sunday afternoon at the residence on Main
participate in the Alpha course! Street. The local miners’ union, to which the deceased
What does it cost? There is no cost for the course. belonged, turned out in a body and not withstanding the rain
Participants will be asked for a voluntary contribution toward there was a gathering of several hundred friends and
dinner. neighbors at the funeral to pay a farewell tribute of respect to
When will it meet? The course runs on Sunday evenings their former Mayor, including many from Collinsville,
from 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. June 10 – August 19. There will Edwardsville, Glen Carbon and other places. Squire Mabbs
be an all day retreat on Saturday, July 21. conducted devotional exercises, and a special choir of ladies
Where will it meet? The fellowship hall of St. Luke’s and gentlemen sang appropriate hymns. A.L. Brown of your
United Methodist Church, 6325 W. Main St. in Maryville. Enter city, read and obituary and delivered an address eulogistic of
through the doors on the lower level. the deceased. The remains were interred in the German
Please call 345-9911 for questions or to register. cemetery at Collinsville. Peter McCall, of Glen Carbon,
conducted the exercises at the grave in accordance with the
First Baptist Church of Maryville ritual of the United Mine Workers of America. The pall-bearers
7110 State Route 162 in Maryville were Louis Weiler, Frank Yanda, Jr., of Glen Carbon, and
(618) 667-8221 Albert Hrubetz, Thomas Barker, Fred Neubauer and James
Donovan, of Maryville. The family requested the DEMOCRAT
“Game Day Central” Vacation Bible School to return sincere thanks to all friends for their acts of kindness
July 22-27, 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. shown during illness of the deceased and at the funeral. There
For Children Ages 4-12 were many pretty floral tributes.‖
*As a note of interest: three of Mayor Enz’ pallbearers were Full information is available from Madison County Transit,
to be future mayors of Maryville: Albert Hrubetz, Fred the telephone number is 931-7433, Ext. 1*
Nuebauer and James Donovan. *Please note correction of telephone number.
MADISON COUNTY RECYCLING HOLIDAYS/OTHER IMPORTANT DATES
Paint Recycling Independence Day – July 4th
Got LEFTOVER PAINT in those old rusting National Korean War Armistice Day – July 27th
cans? Take them to the Collinsville Parents Day – 4th Sunday in July
Township Highway garage on St. Rt 157.
This is open to residents of Collinsville,
WANTED – GOLDEN RETRIEVER
Edwardsville, Glen Carbon and Maryville.
Looking for Golden Retriever, puppy 7-8 weeks preferred.
NO COMMERCIAL BUSINESSES.
AKC registered, shots/wormed, medical records for heart and
What: all latex and oil based paint, both usable and
lung checks, OFA approval of good to excellent for hip
unusable. No spray paint or other chemicals.
displaysia in parents bloodline. Prefer reddish color, but not
When: The third Saturday of the months of May through
required. Contact Lori and Nathan Hoke at 618-304-7486 or
October. (July 21, August 18, September 15, October 20.)
email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
Beginning at 8:00 a.m. and ending at Noon.
Where: 1407 N. Bluff Road (Rt 157), Collinsville
More Information: Call Madison County Recycling Hotline
296-6664 or go on line at www.madisoncountyrecycles.com.
The following guidelines for your recyclables have been
provided by the County Recycling Office:
Acceptable Paper Products include corrugated
cardboard (no waxed cardboard), mixed office paper (no
metal clips, spirals or binders), junk mail, newspaper and gift
wrap, chipboard (cereal boxes, soda cases, etc.) and
magazines, catalogs, telephone books and paperback books.
Acceptable Containers include aluminum and tin cans,
glass bottles (green, amber or clear), plastic bottles (numbers
on bottom include 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7), and colored HDPE
(detergent and bleach bottles, etc.)
Unacceptable Recycle Materials: food contaminated
packaging such as pizza boxes; containers previously holding
products such as cooking or motor oil; Styrofoam products;
disposable diapers and plastic grocery bags.
Further information call 656-6883.
INFORMATION FOR SENIOR CITIZENS
Senior Citizen Waste Hauling Rates The Village Gazette publishes information that is likely to
Seniors (age 62 or older) residing in the Village of be of interest to Maryville residents. The intention is that it
Maryville, qualify for lower prices on your trash bill. Senior provides two-way communications. We encourage every
rates are $8.34 per month per household, where everyone Maryville resident—no matter the age—to share information,
else pays a higher rate of $10.32 per month. Your quarterly advertise home, nonprofessional services such as lawn
bill should be $25.02. Allied Waste has agreed that these mowing, baby-sitting, yard sales, etc. Businesses wishing to
rates will not go up until January 2009 for our seniors. To get be included in the Spotlight on Business section should submit
these lower rates call Allied Waste at 656-6883 to have your a request in accordance with footnoted directions.
rates adjusted. Suggestions for additions to, or improvement of, the
Village Gazette are always welcome and will be given serious
Senior Transportation Service consideration. Submissions or comments can be sent to the
Madison County Transit operates a curb-to-curb bus following e-mail address: CWO9999@AOL.COM or deliver or
service for registered Madison County residents. Madison mail to the Village Hall, 2520 North Center Street, Maryville.
County residents who are 65 and older or who have a
disability can apply for the service. Registration is required.
Once registered, you may travel within Madison County Notice Regarding Liability
without restriction for your trips. Prices for your trips can vary No Village of Maryville guarantees or endorsements are
depending upon your destination. If you stay within the given nor implied for services listed or items sold by
designated zone that Maryville falls in, a round trip is only individuals, professional firms or businesses. The Village of
$2.00. Our zone covers Edwardsville, Glen Carbon, Troy and Maryville assumes no liability for legal issues arising from
Collinsville to the Madison/St. Clair County line. Prices vary listing such businesses or services.
when traveling outside our zone but are very reasonable.
Trips for medical appointments to St. Louis or St. Clair County
are also available.