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New cafe shown support by Chapin community
BY GREG OLSON longtime restaurant that closed py with her new venture’s success “We have a lunch special every “We totally refurbished the in-
JOURNAL-COURIER last summer. thus far. day,” she said. “My tenderloins terior,” she said. “We painted ev-
Chicken knickknacks on the Fried chicken is the special ev- “Business has been surprising- are hand breaded. We also make erything, added some tables and a
shelf and fried chicken on the er y Wednesday and Sunday at ly great,” she said. “The people in cream pies, pudding and cinna- counter and redecorated.”
stove will often greet customers The Coop, said owner and opera- Chapin have really supported the mon rolls. I like to offer good, The restrooms were also updat-
when they step into Chapin’s new- tor Tracy Galloway of rural Aren- restaurant.” home cooking.” ed and a new roof was installed.
est eatery. zville. Catﬁsh and buffalo ﬁsh are Galloway grew up near Chapin Galloway bought the building “I wouldn’t have been able to
The Coop opened its doors the Friday special. and knows many of her customers. in January and spent a few months accomplish opening The Coop
April 11 at 418 Superior St., the for- Galloway, who has a lot of ex- The Coop offers breakfast all getting the place ready for The
mer location of Granny’s Icebox, a perience as a restaurateur, is hap- day, as well as lunch and dinner. Coop. THE COOP, see Page 8
Jennifer Fl ood ed near Franklin
BY MARIA NAGLE
Jennifer Watkins could be
brought to Illinois early next week
to answer to a Cass County judge
for stopping court-ordered visits
between the parents of her mur-
dered husband and her 3-year-old
The former Ashland resident
was re-arrested Friday after bond-
ing out of the Hillsborough Coun-
ty Jail in Tampa, Fla., Thursday
Earlier that day, a Florida judge
set bond for Watkins, who had
been held without bond in the jail
for 37 days pending extradition
back to Illinois. She was released
after her mother, Debra Webster,
posted $1,000 in cash.
Cass County Sheriff Bob Fair
said Florida ofﬁcials notiﬁed him High waters flood a railroad underpass Friday along Ill. 104 near Franklin. A car was pulled from the underpass earlier in
about 4:55 p.m. Friday that Wat- the day after becoming stranded in the rising water.
kins had been picked up on a gov-
ernor’s warrant extraditing her
back to Illinois.
She was arrested by the Orlan-
do Police Department and booked
into the Orange County (Fla.)
WATKINS, see Page 8 Conservative author to speak on Islam next week
BY GREG OLSON ville,” said Rich Brahler, Morgan ed States,” and his new DVD, “Is- from the U.S. Capitol to Mount
JOURNAL-COURIER County co-coordinator of Take lamic Conquest — Past & Pres- Rushmore, on military bases and
A nationally known speaker Back Illinois 9-12. “We are excit- ent: A Captivating Five-Part Se- university campuses and in state
and author will give two presen- ed that someone of his stature ries on Political Islam’s 1,400 Year capitols.
tations about Islam next week in is taking the time to come here. War with the West.” The educational seminars will
Conviction for Jacksonville.
William J. Federer’s local ap-
He has so much information, we
wanted to break up his presenta-
Federer will speak about “A
Histor y of Islam & the Unit-
be held at Jacksonville Communi-
ty Park Center at 1309 S. Main St.
drugged driver pearances are being hosted by
Take Back Illinois 9-12, a non-par-
tisan group formed in 2009 that
tions into two parts. This is not a
political meeting. It’s all about ed-
ed States” from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Monday and “Islamic Conquest
— Past & Present” from 7 p.m. to
The seminars are free and open
to anyone. There will be a 10-min-
ute break halfway through each
sets precedent urges citizens to get involved in
local and state issues.
Federer will be speaking on
his book, “What Every American
9 p.m. Tuesday.
Federer has appeared on C-
A deaf interpreter will be avail-
“I’m delighted that he is tak- Needs to Know About the Qur’an SPAN, National Public Radio and able both nights and free refresh-
BY DIANE S.W. LEE ing the time to come to Jackson- — A History of Islam & the Unit- Fox. He has spoken at events ments will be provided.
ILLINOIS STATEHOUSE NEWS
If you get behind the wheel with
traces of illegal drugs in your body,
you could face a prison sentence.
The Illinois Supreme Court has
handed down an opinion in People
v. Martin, reinstating Aaron Mar- COMING SUNDAY
tin’s original conviction of aggra-
vated driving under the inﬂuence
Shooting, beating victim dies of injuries
and a six-year prison sentence.
Peoria Circuit Court prosecu- BY DENNIS GRUBAUGH ﬁeld by the Sangamon County Cor- charges are expected, said Master
tors convicted Martin of a charge FOR THE JOURNAL-COURIER oner’s Ofﬁce. Sgt. Dave Wasmuth of the Violent
of aggravated DUI because he was A man beaten and shot earlier Police made the announcement Crimes Command of Illinois State
driving with methamphetamine in this week as the result of an appar- during an afternoon update on the Police.
his body when his car crashed into ent argument has died of his inju- case Friday. The Macoupin County court-
an oncoming car, killing two peo- ries. Two twin brothers, Cody R. house was closed Friday, so charg-
ple on Christmas night 2004. Willie Jason Walton, 30, of Li- and David P. McGuire, both 18 and es could not be ﬁled.
tchﬁeld was pronounced dead Fri- from Granite City, have already
DRUGGED DRIVER, see Page 8 day at St. John’s Hospital in Spring- been charged, and enhanced SHOOTING, see Page 8
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v O B I T U A R I E S v T O D A Y ’ S
Roscoe C. Hardwick Carter Richard Robinson obituaries
1925 - 2011 1928 - 2011 ROSCOE C. HARDWICK, 86, of rural Arenzville,
died Friday, April 22, 2011, at Heritage Manor South
• B E A R D S T O W N • • C A R R O L L T O N • in Beardstown. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m.
Roscoe C. Hardwick, 86, of rural Arenzville, died Fri- Carter Richard Robinson, 83, of Carrollton, died at St. Monday at Sager Funeral Home in Beardstown, with burial
day, April 22, 2011, at Heritage Manor South in Beard- Francis Medical Center in Peoria early Friday morning, at Beardstown City Cemetery. The family will meet friends
stown. April 22, 2011. one hour prior to services Monday at the funeral home.
He was born Feb. 15, 1925, in Wayne Born in Carrollton March 24, 1928, he was the son of
County, Ky., the son of George and Em- the late Carter and Courtney Carter Robinson. CARTER RICHARD ROBINSON, 83, of Carroll-
ma Neely Hardwick. He married Na- Surviving are his sister, Mary Gimmy of Carrollton; ton, died early Friday morning, April 22, 2011, at St.
dine Lucille Gerard on Sept. 1, 1945, two nieces, Patricia Locken of Gillette, Wyo., and Cathe- Francis Medical Center in Peoria Funeral services
in Fort Meyers, Fla., and she preced- rine (husband, David) Winsett of Newcastle, Wyo.; and a will be held 2 p.m. Monday at Airsman-Hires Funeral Home
ed him in death July 27, 2008. They great-nephew, John Winsett. He was preceded in death by in Carrollton, with burial at Carrollton City Cemetery where
were happily married 62 years. two brothers, Keith Robinson and George Robinson, as military rites will be conducted. Visitation will be two hours
Surviving is his son, Larry (wife, well as his parents. prior to services Monday at the funeral home.
Diane) Hardwick of rural Arenzville; his Mr. Robinson was a carpenter and farmer. He was a
daughter, Linda (husband, Robert) Moss
of Omaha, Neb.; four grandchildren, Stepha-
member of the Carrollton United Methodist Church and
the VFW. He was a veteran of the Korean Conﬂict; serv-
nnie (husband, Troy) Johnson, Stacy Jo (husband, Wes- ing in the U.S. Army. REGINALD MICHAEL NORRIS JR., 74, of Sharon,
ley) Ferrel, Dustin Hardwick and Dana (husband, Matt) Visitation will be from Noon until 2 p.m. Monday at the Conn., died Thursday, April 21, 2011, at his residence. Ar-
Bangert; four great-grandchildren, Rachel and Rose John- Airsman-Hires Funeral Home in Carrollton. Following the rangements are pending at Williamson Funeral Home in
son and Jacob and Ben Bangert; and his brother, Mau- 2 p.m. funeral services that day, burial will be at the Car- Jacksonville.
rice Hardwick of Quincy. He was preceded in death by his rollton City Cemetery with full military honors. Memorials
parents; his wife; one daughter, Barbara Jean; four broth- may be made to the Carrollton United Methodist Church. MARGARET SCHAEFFER, 85, of Beardstown, died
ers, Dewey, Hurstle, George and Golie; and three sisters Condolences may be left online at www.airsman-hires.com. Thursday, April 21, 2011, in Berthoud, Colo. Arrange-
Pearl, Grace and Lucy. ments are pending at Sager Funeral Home in Beardstown.
Roscoe graduated from Meredosia High School and
served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II
as a tail gunner on a B-24 Bomber serving in North Afri-
ca and Italy. Following his military service he returned U P C O M I N G
to farm in Cass and Morgan counties and he served as
Meredosia Lake Drainage and Levee District Commis-
NOTABLE DEATH services
sioner for over 40 years. He was a faithful member of First
United Methodist Church in Beardstown and through-
Sol Saks CLEMENTS, WILLIAM LEE Graveside services, 11
out his life he was a member of various organizations in- LOS ANGELES (AP) — Friends and family say the a.m. today at Fairview Cem-
11 a.m. today, Bader etery near Bluffs. Mack-
cluding Meredosia School Board and Cass County Zoning writer who created the television comedy “Bewitched” Christian Church. Brown-
has died. Sol Saks was 100. ey Daws Funeral Home in
Board. He also served as an election judge for Hagener ing Cemetery. Visitation
Saks’ wife Sandra says he died Saturday at Sherman Bluffs is in charge of ar-
Township in Cass County. Roscoe was an avid hunter and will be from 9 a.m. until rangements.
enjoyed duck hunting in the Meredosia Lake bottoms. Oaks Hospital in Los Angeles, where he was being treated time of services today at the
Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Monday at Sager for pneumonia. church. Worthington Funer-
Funeral Home in Beardstown. Burial will be at the Beard- Saks wrote the pilot script for “Bewitched,” but he nev- al Home in Rushville is in RILEY, MARJORIE WEBEL
stown City Cemetery. The family will meet friends one er wrote another episode of the ABC series about a witch charge of arrangements.
married to a mortal. The show starring Elizabeth Mont- Graveside services, 10
hour prior to the funeral service Monday at the funeral a.m. today at Hebron Cem-
home. Memorials have been suggested to Meredosia Res- gomery ran from 1964 to 1972. EDLEN, BETTY ROSE
Longtime friend Paul Wayne told the Los Angeles etery, north of Perry. Airs-
cue Squad or First United Methodist Church in Beard- man-Hires Funeral Home in
stown. Condolences may be left to the family at Times that the pilot script earned Saks royalties for life. Memorial services, 9:30 Griggsville is in charge of
www.airsman-hires.com. Saks is survived by his wife, daughter Mary Spiv- a.m. today at First Presbyte- arrangements.
ey, son Daniel Saks, two granddaughters and two great- rian Church in Virginia. The
Visit www.myjournalcourier.com to leave grandsons. family will meet friends at the
His wife says no service will be held because Saks con- church following services. SCOGGINS, VIRGINIA L.
condolences and sign the guestbook. sidered a lavish 100th birthday party a living memorial.
4 p.m. today, Niebur Fu-
GALLOWAY, neral Home in Pittsﬁeld.
MARY LOUISE West Cemetery in Pittsﬁeld.
Visitation, 4-8 p.m. Friday at
10 a.m. today, First Chris- the funeral home.
tian Church of Mount Ster-
ling. Rigg Cemetery, north
POLICE BEAT of Mount Sterling. Friends
may also call one hour pri-
or to services today at the
church. Hendricker Funer-
Celebration of life servic-
FROM OFFICIAL REPORTS OF PUBLIC RECORD al Home in Mount Sterling is es, noon today at Hough Fu-
in charge of arrangements. neral Home in Raymond. Vis-
itation will be from 10 a.m.
Morgan County South Jacksonville Police until time of services today at
• No arrests, crimes or serious accidents reported. MOORE, LARRY RAY the funeral home.
Sheriff Memorial services, 2 p.m.
OTHER REPORTS today at Hendricker Funeral TOWERY, MARJORIE F.
• Ill. 104 at Rees Curve near Franklin was temporar-
ily closed to trafﬁc because a rainstorm Friday morning
Cass County Home in Mount Sterling.
11 a.m. today, Lintner-
caused water to ﬂow over the road. The highway was re- Sheriff MUELLER,
Hurley Funeral Home in
opened later in the day. • No arrests, crimes or serious accidents reported. Chandlerville. Bethel Ceme-
WILLIAM JAMES tery near Chandlerville.
Jacksonville Police Beardstown Police
ARRESTS, CITATIONS • No arrests, crimes or serious accidents reported.
• A 16-year-old boy was arrested about 8:05 p.m.
Thursday on a charge of disorderly conduct.
• Angela G. Clinging, 43, of 402 S. Memorial St., Pitts-
ﬁeld, was arrested about 1:30 a.m. Friday on charges of
Greene County CRIME SEEN
driving while license suspended and operating an unin- Sheriff
sured vehicle. • No arrests, crimes or serious accidents reported, Anyone with information dresses listed are the last
ACCIDENT and no one was booked into the jail. about these or other crimes known addresses provided
• No one was injured when two vehicles collided about can call the appropriate by the warrants and may be
2 p.m. Friday in the 500 block of West Morton Avenue, Crimestoppers number. Call- outdated.
but both drivers were issued citations.
Nicole E. Huggins, 21, of 1042 E. Morton Ave., Unit 5,
Pike County ers can be anonymous; a re-
ward of as much as $1,000
was cited on a charge of failure to reduce speed to avoid Sheriff will be paid for information Morgan County
an accident. Gary A. Savage, 28, of 7822 Warrior Hill St. in • No arrests, crimes or serious accidents reported, leading to an arrest. • JERMAINE L. RAN-
Virginia was cited on a charge of operating an uninsured and no one was booked into the jail. DLE, 21, of 411 W. Douglas
motor vehicle. Ave. is wanted
Crimestoppers of Morgan on a Morgan
• Someone stole three bottles of liquor from CVS Phar- Scott County and Scott counties County war-
macy, 936 S. Main St., according to a report made about Submit tips anonymous-
Sheriff him of violat-
9:25 p.m. Thursday. ly at www.tipsubmit.com, ing his pro-
• Two air-conditioner condensers and a heating fur- • No arrests, crimes or serious accidents reported. by calling (217) 243-7300 or bation for un-
nace were taken from the garage of a residence in the by text messaging CRIMES lawful deliv-
1100 block of King Street, according to a report made (274637) with “payout” as ery of a con- Randle
about 3:30 p.m. Friday. the ﬁrst word of the tip. trolled sub-
• A pizza delivery man reported being robbed of mon-
ey as he was making a delivery about 8:30 p.m. Friday
Cass County He is a black male, 5 feet
8 inches tall and weighs 170
night to a dormitory on the Illinois College campus.
Police provided no information by press deadline. COURT DOCKET Crimestoppers
Call (888) 222-4150
pounds. He has black hair
and brown eyes.
• CLAYTON L. WHITA-
OTHER REPORTS • Crimestoppers is seek-
• Police received a report about 9:50 a.m. Friday of
lightning striking a transformer in the 300 block of West Morgan County court notes ing information to assist the
Beardstown Police Depart-
KER, 47, of 1 Rockwell St. is
wanted on a Morgan Coun-
Walnut Street. Ameren Illinois was called to report the The following took place Monday before Associate Judge ment with its investigation ty warrant al-
transformer. Tim P. Olson: of the theft of a black combi- leging two
nation ﬂoor safe from NAPA counts of un-
• ROLAND D. BUNFILL, 49, of Bluffs pleaded guilty to
Auto Parts early on April 17. lawful deliv-
misdemeanor driving under the inﬂuence of alcohol. He
About 4:30 a.m., someone ery of a con-
was ordered to complete 240 hours of community service, trolled sub-
forced entry to the business
placed on 12 months of conditional discharge and ﬁned
Jacksonville $1,150. Charges of improper trafﬁc lane use and operating
through a rear door and stole
the safe. The thief left in a ve-
1,000 feet of
940 W. Morton Ave. an uninsured motor vehicle were dismissed. hicle that was parked on the a church or Whitaker
243-7744 • ASHLEY R. SHAWGO, 23, of Jacksonville pleaded
guilty to misdemeanor driving under the inﬂuence of alco-
hol. She was placed on 12 months of court supervision and
south side of the business. school.
He is a
black male, 6 feet 1 inch tall
ﬁned $990. Charges of operating an uninsured motor vehi- Pike County and weighs 210 pounds. He
cle, leaving the scene of a property damage accident and Crimestoppers has black hair and brown
1-LARGE improper trafﬁc lane use were dismissed in the plea agree-
ment. Call (217) 285-1500.
• Crimestoppers is seek-
• HEATHER L. LEE, 21,
• LORENZO M. BOYD, 40, of Florrisant, Mo., pleaded of 1525 S. Fairview Place,
guilty to misdemeanor driving under the inﬂuence. He was ing information to assist the Lot 35, Decatur, is wanted
Pike County Sheriff’s De-
placed on 12 months of court supervision and ﬁned $1,140. on a Morgan
A speeding charge was dismissed in the plea agreement. partment with its investiga- County war-
• RANDALL S. DAVENPORT, 25, of rural Jacksonville tion of a residential burglary rant accus-
admitted violating probation on a 2010 misdemeanor charge April 12 near Fishhook. ing her of fail-
of possession of cannabis. He was re-sentenced to 10 days in While the homeown- ing to appear
ers were away, someone en- in court on a
jail and ordered to pay the original ﬁnes.
ADD tered the residence and took charge of re-
• DOUGLAS R. BIGGS, 20, of Jacksonville pleaded
items, including jewelry. sisting a
guilty to misdemeanor possession of cannabis. He was sen- peace ofﬁ- Lee
BREADSTICKS tenced to six days in jail, placed on 12 months of conditional
discharge and ﬁned $200. Wanted on warrants
She is a
He also admitted violating probation on a 2008 misde- The following are being white female, 5 feet, 6 inches
Expires: 4/28/11 meanor theft charge. He was re-sentenced to six days in jail sought on arrest warrants, tall and weighs 125 pounds.
Additional Toppings Extra. Not valid with any other offer or discount. Valid at and ordered to pay the original ﬁnes. He will serve both jail according to the various sher- She has brown hair and ha-
Limited Delivery Area, charges may apply. terms at the same time. iff’s departments. The ad- zel eyes.
Journal-Courier, Jacksonville, Ill., Saturday, April 23, 2011 3
Quinn grants 85 clemency petitions
BY DEANNA BELLANDI the sentences of all 15 men who re-
CHICAGO — Illinois Gov. Pat
Denies 189 in Blago backlog mained on death row.
Rob Warden, director of the
Quinn continued Friday to chip ful of offenders were sentenced to more than 2,500 cases when he Nor thwester n University Law
away at the backlog of clemency more than one year in prison. was impeached and removed from School Center on Wrongful Con-
petitions left behind by his prede- Quinn did not have a public ofﬁce in January 2009, after his ar- victions, said he wants Quinn to
cessor, ousted Gov. Rod Blagojev- schedule Friday and his ofﬁce did rest on federal corruption charges. deal with some of the high-proﬁle
ich, by granting 85 clemency peti-
tions and denying 189 others.
not explain his clemency decisions
when they were announced.
Blagojevich is currently on trial in
Chicago for a second time.
clemency cases awaiting action, in-
cluding five people he said were
Quinn granted pardons, ex- This latest action brings to 467 Executive clemency has been in accused of murder but are inno- u EASTER EGG HUNT, 10
punged convictions or did both the number of clemency petitions the spotlight since former Repub- cent. Four were exonerated by the a.m. at Duncan Park, N.
in the cases that included offens- Quinn has granted. He has de- lican Gov. George Ryan pardoned courts, and the ﬁfth was released Webster Ave. and W. State
es from burglary and drug charg- nied 728 other petitions. The Illi- several people on death row and on parole, he said. St. Sponsor: Community
es to armed robbery and reckless nois Prisoner Review Board stud- commuted the sentences of other Warden called it “mind-bog- Christian Church.
discharge of a ﬁrearm. People were ies clemency petitions and recom- condemned inmates before leav- gling” that Quinn hasn’t yet acted. u EASTER EGG HUNT, 11
sentenced for the offenses between mends to the governor whether to ing ofﬁce in 2003. Quinn recently “It’s really dismaying that he will a.m. at Prairie Land Heri-
1961 and 2004, with a majority of grant them. signed a bill abolishing the death not deal with those cases,” Warden tage Museum, Corner of
them receiving probation. A hand- Blagojevich left a backlog of penalty in Illinois and commuted said. Lincoln and Michigan.
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BY SOPHIA TAREEN
ASSOCIATED PRESS Proceeds to beneﬁt the li-
CHICAGO — State ofﬁcials an- brary. 368-2613.
nounced Friday that a nearly $38 u GREENFIELD: PORK
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in the works for years, but few de- Greenﬁeld Square, Chest-
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ty will feature equipment for crime u MURRAYVILLE: SAT-
scene science, anthropology and fo- URDAY NIGHT GOSPEL
rensic biology and will be built on SING, 6:30 p.m. at Young-
land purchased in 2007 from Lin- blood Baptist Church,
denwood University’s Belleville Ron Pitchford of Cintas uses an on-site document shredder in the pouring rain Friday for Nortonville Road. Musi-
campus. State police officials say the annual Earth Day celebration sponsored by the Journal-Courier at Lincoln Square Shop- cians: Rob Brogdon and
they have outgrown 15,000-square ping Center in Jacksonville. Members of Crimestoppers of Morgan and Scott counties braved Youngblood Singers.
feet of leased ofﬁce space in nearby Mother Nature as they accepted recyclables and other donations for The Salvation Army. u WINCHESTER: RUM-
Fairview Heights that is used for a MAGE SALE, 7-11 a.m.
laboratory. at Winchester Monu-
“The new laboratory will provide ment Park Pavilion, Fair-
much-needed space to house the so- grounds. Proceeds to ben-
phisticated equipment and person- eﬁt Scott County Dog
nel necessary to perform analyti- DAILY UPDATE, see Page 4
cal processes,” said Illinois State Po-
lice Director Hiram Grau in a state-
ment. “The new facility will also af-
“wench.” It was roughly the equivalent of prostitute in
ford crime scene investigators space
to process vehicles and other large IC alum to sign copies today’s English and using it around the wrong person
might earneth thee a punch in the face.
items for evidence, as well as an ex-
amination room for a polygraph ex- of book in Virden May 1 PUBLIC AGENDA
State police have been under
(J-C) — A 2002 Illinois College graduate will be
signing copies of his book “The Price of Loyalty” next
Ameren Illinois restores A water main break Fri-
day prompted the village
scrutiny for years over the time it
takes to get results for forensics
tests. Police chiefs and state attor-
Adam Kershaw will be at The Sly Fox bookstore at power to more than 80,000 of South Jacksonville Wa-
ter Department to issue
123 N. Springﬁeld St. in Virden from 1 to 3 p.m. May 1. SPRINGFIELD (AP) — Ameren Illinois says it has a BOIL-WATER ORDER
neys general across Illinois have The novel follows character Trey Kauffman, who FOR ALL CUSTOMERS IN
restored power to more than 80,000 customers since
complained that test results from leaves for college following the death of his lover, Ai- RIGGSTON and then west
strong storms hit the state earlier this week.
state police labs can take so long mee. He ﬁnds himself drawn into a group of mysteri- to Ill. 100. The boil order
The power utility said Friday evening that it hoped to
that it affects the ability to solve ous and possibly dangerous men as he tries to come to also includes all water cus-
be ﬁnished restoring power to all customers by 9 p.m.
crimes. terms with his past and deﬁne the bonds and limits of tomers along Ill. 100 and
It said early Wednesday 82,000 customers were without
In 2009, Auditor General Wil- friendship. in Exeter and Merritt. The
service and by Friday about 1,100 customers were with-
liam Holland revealed the agen- Kershaw wrote much of the book to fulﬁll require- order remains in effect un-
out service in southern Illinois. The utility said it has re-
cy had a massive backlog that had ments for his master’s degree in English at the Univer- til further notice.
placed about 600 utility poles and 10 miles of wire.
tripled over five years and topped sity of Illinois, Springﬁeld. Though a work of ﬁction, The National Weather Service says at least ﬁve torna-
10,000 overdue tests. In a report he said the inspiration for the book can be traced back does touched down in Illinois when storms hit the state
this month, Holland said state police to his own experience at Illinois College and in his on Tuesday.
hadn’t fully addressed the issue, in- hometown of Virden.
cluding developing “a formal plan Kershaw lives in Williamsville with his wife and son
for reducing or eliminating backlogs
of forensic services cases.”
and teaches high school English. Stars to come out for Ebertfest STATE LOTTERY
Illinois State Police spokesman CHAMPAIGN (AP) — The stars will out in Cham- Pick Three-Midday
Isaiah Vega said the backlog is down
to about 8,600 tests as of last month.
Today is speak like paign next week for Ebertfest.
Oscar-winning actress Tilda Swinton, director Rich-
That includes DNA, drug chemistry,
forensic biology and latent prints, Shakespeare day in Illinois ard Linklater and director Tim Blake Nelson are among
the guests at this year’s festival. The 13th annual event
among other types of tests. SPRINGFIELD (AP) — Hark, good people! Gov. is named for movie critic Roger Ebert. It runs from April
He stopped short of saying the Pat Quinn doth request that thee mimic the stylings of 27 to May 1 at the Virginia Theatre. Pick Four-Midday
new facility will directly decrease the the renowned bard Wm. Shakespeare ’pon the mor- Festival director Nate Kohn says the event is interna- 0-1-9-7
backlog, but said overall efﬁciency in row. Or, to put it another way, Quinn has ofﬁcially pro- tional. Artists are coming to Champaign from Scotland,
lab operations for ISP will improve. claimed Saturday “Talk Like Shakespeare Day” in Illi- Germany and South Africa. Pick Four-Evening
“It is only possible to say that with nois. Ebert is to open the festival on Wednesday with a 6-3-7-8
improvements in the facility and its The proclamation grants a bit of ofﬁcial recognition showing of a restored print of the silent ﬁlm classic “Me-
ability to better accommodate equip- to an effort launched two years ago by the Chicago tropolis.” The festival closes May 1 with the documen- Little Lotto
ment and personnel, the efﬁciencies Shakespeare Theater. Inspired by “Talk Like a Pirate tary “Louder than a Bomb.” The festival is sold out but 20-21-27-37-38
gained are anticipated to have a pos- Day,” theater ofﬁcials thought a day devoted to Shake- ﬁlm-goers can stand in line for speciﬁc showings.
itive impact on the overall laboratory speare would celebrate language during an era of text
Estimated Little Lotto
operations,” Vega said in an e-mailed messages and YouTube videos.
statement to The Associated Press.
State police have received mil-
“We’re looking at a culture where ideas have gone
more and more to soundbytes,” said Marilyn Halperin,
ISU fraternity ﬁre wasn’t arson Jackpot
lions of dollars in federal money to the theater’s director of education. “Our sentences are NORMAL (AP) — Fire investigators say the ﬁre that
gutted the Delta Sigma Phi fraternity house near Illinois Estimated Lotto
address the backlog. getting shorter and our vocabulary is getting smaller.”
State University’s campus wasn’t arson. Jackpot
Gov. Pat Quinn said Friday that Halperin estimates Shakespeare contributed 1,700
WJBC radio reports Friday that ﬁre ﬁghters don’t $13,750,000
the $37.8 million for the new facili- words to the English vocabulary. (Reporters thank
ty comes from a capital funding plan you, Billy, for giving us “watchdog,” but we’re not so think the blaze was intentionally set. Normal Fire De-
partment ofﬁcials are investigating the cause of the Estimated Powerball
— “Illinois Jobs Now!” — that was fond of “misquote.”)
Wednesday ﬁre. All the men who lived in the two-story Jackpot
created in 2009. The group offers a few helpful tips on how to talk
building got out safely. $72,000,000
Quinn estimated the new facili- like Shakespeare on Saturday, the bard’s 447th birth-
ty would create about 260 construc- day: Those 24 students have moved into an on-campus
residence hall but hope to move back into the fraterni- Mega Millions
tion jobs. • Use “thee” and “thou” instead of you. And “ye” is
ty house. Plans are underway to ﬁnd housing for the fall 3-18-46-51-53
Bids for construction the labo- the Elizabethan equivalent of “y’all.”
ratory will open in June and con- • Add some “-eths” to your verbs, as in, “The Cubs semester.
The fraternity is accepting ﬁnancial donations and Mega Ball
struction should start by late sum- shall ne’er again winneth a World Series.”
students have donated clothing for the men. 17
mer, according to Jim Underwood, • Abandon tired curse words in favor of Dr. Seuss-
the executive director of Capital De- like terms such as “jackanape” or “clouted dogheart- The fraternity house didn’t have sprinklers but was
scheduled to get them. The state has mandated sprin- Estimated Mega
velopment Board, which adminis- ed dewberry.” Thou wilt have great fun insulting your
klers in all student housing, but the law doesn’t take ef- Millions Jackpot
ters many state-funded construction foes — or friends, if they’re slow on the uptake.
fect until 2013. $19,000,000
projects. A word of warning: Be careful with the use of
4 Journal-Courier, Jacksonville, Ill., Saturday, April 23, 2011
Teenager is having a snit Veriﬁcation of paternity must be provid-
ed prior to publication of a birth announce-
ment. Passavant Area Hospital will pro-
CHRISTOPHER and MARISSA
DAWDY of White Hall became the par-
ents of a daughter, Sophia Jo, at 3:10 p.m.
over how her clothes ﬁt vide this information to the paper for those
families completing the hospital’s Newborn
Newspaper/Radio Release Form and sub-
mitting it through the hospital. The fami-
Sunday, April 10, 2011, at Passavant Ar-
ea Hospital in Jacksonville. She weighed
8 pounds, 13 ounces. She has one sibling,
Addison. Her grandmothers are Linda
DEAR ABBY: ly must provide veriﬁcation for births at all Dawdy of White Hall and Cathy Hunnicutt
other hospitals. A copy of the hospital-issued of Roodhouse.
have a huge problem. I am 13, and my mom makes me buy clothes a size birth record is acceptable. BEN and DEB TOMHAVE of Jackson-
I larger than what I need or want. I wear a size 0 pant and my closet is ﬁlled
with 2’s. Mom likes her clothing loose, but I don’t like mine to ﬁt that way.
She claims she buys my clothes big so I can “grow into them.” But how much am
BEN and CARA BELL of Virginia be-
came the parents of twin sons, William
Matthew and David Bradley, at 1:46 p.m.
and 2:28 p.m. respectively, Wednesday,
March 9, 2011, at Memorial Medical Cen-
ter’s Maternity Suites in Springﬁeld. Wil-
ville became the parents of a daughter,
Anderson Sophia, at 3:42 p.m. Monday,
April 11, 2011, at Passavant Area Hospi-
tal in Jacksonville. She weighed 8 pounds,
10 ounces. She has three siblings, Wil and
Madie Tomhave and Quin Lauderback.
I going to grow at this age?
liam weighed 6 pounds, 15 ounces and Her grandparents are Wayne and Kar-
David weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces. They en Tomhave of Jacksonville, Herman and
I don’t like the way these DEAR ANXIOUS: Your
have two siblings, Christian McNealy, 16, Shirley Mohlenbruck of Rushville and the
clothes ﬁt, and it seems like a daughter already knows how
and Chelsea, 4. Their grandparents are late Audrey Mohlenbruck.
waste of money because I like you feel about her ﬁance. When
Bill and Vickie Bell of Virginia and Steve LUKE and MICHELLE HART of Pitts-
expensive things. Mom bought parents plan and/or pay for
and Carol McNealy of San Jose, Calif. ﬁeld became the parents of a son, Evan
me tops a year ago that are a wedding it is a gift, not a re-
Their great-grandmothers are Myrtle Hor- Lucas, at 6:19 p.m. Monday, April 11, 2011,
just beginning to ﬁt me now. quirement. At 25, your daugh-
ney of Jacksonville, Kathleen McNealy of at Passavant Area Hospital in Jacksonville.
She doesn’t like shopping very ter is old enough — and should
Mount Vernon and Patsy Bell and Darlene He weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces. He has
much, and this disagreement be independent enough — to
Werts, both of Virginia. one sibling, Laynie, 2. His grandparents
makes it harder for both of us. plan (and pay) for it with her ﬁ-
NATHAN and SHIRIN MCSCHOOL- are Kenny and Nancy Hart and Tom and
I’ve tried talking to her. Please ancé. It will be good practice for
ER of Valmeyer became the parents of Debbie Robinson, all of Pittsﬁeld.
help, Abby. — LOOSE AND DEAR ABBY what lies ahead after her trip to
a son, Carter Robert, at 6:30 p.m. Mon- DON MCLAUGHLIN and DEAN-
BAGGY IN SAN FRANCISCO the altar.
day, March 14, 2011, at Missouri Baptist NA PADGETT of Jacksonville became
DEAR LOOSE AND BAG-
Medical Center in St. Louis. He weighed the parents of a daughter, Trinity Layne
GY: At age 13 it’s entirely within the realm DEAR ABBY: I volunteer with a support
8 pounds, 14 ounces. He has two siblings, McLaughlin, at 4:10 p.m. Tuesday, April
of possibility that you haven’t yet achieved group and have fallen for one of the mem-
Jordan, 6, and Mia, 5. His grandparents 12, 2011, at Passavant Area Hospital in
full growth. If the tops your mother bought bers. I’m certain she doesn’t know my feel-
are Robert and Karen Hamby of Murray- Jacksonville. She weighed 6 pounds, 12
a year ago are just beginning to ﬁt you now, ings. I have respected her right to pursue
ville, Mike McSchooler of Robinson and ounces. Her grandparents are Tina Os-
it’s because although you may not have the support she sought without the compli-
Don and Patty Plue of New Port Richey, borne of Nebo and Kelly Padgett of Gran-
grown taller, you are beginning to ﬁll out. cation of romance.
Fla. His great-grandparents are Pansy ite City.
That may very well continue to happen with I have been resigned to the fact that an
Pope and Lowell McSchooler, both of Rob- DON MCCALLISTER and CRYSTAL
the rest of your ﬁgure over the next couple extraordinary woman has simply crossed
inson, and the late Allen and Verleen Stine- CRAWFORD of Griggsville became the
of years — or sooner. my path under the wrong circumstanc-
baker. parents of a daughter, Daytlynn RaeLee
While you and your mother may never es. However, a trusted friend has suggest-
JARED and YUJIE WILKEY of Franklin Marie McCallister, at 1:38 p.m. Thursday,
have the same fashion taste, please trust her ed that special people come only rarely into
became the parents of a daughter, Molly April 14, 2011, at Passavant Area Hospi-
judgment for now. She has your best inter- our lives and that I should consider leaving
Rose, at 3:17 p.m. Thursday, April 7, 2011, tal in Jacksonville. She weighed 6 pounds,
ests at heart. my role as facilitator to pursue her. I’m now
at Passavant Area Hospital in Jacksonville. 11 ounces. She has two siblings, Dalton
struggling over what to do. I ﬁnd great satis-
She weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces. Her and Dayne McCallister. Her grandpar-
DEAR ABBY: I don’t like my 25-year-old faction in my volunteer work, but am drawn
grandparents are Yu Zhenying and Xue ents are Kris McCallister, Randy McCallis-
daughter’s ﬁancé. He never went to college, to this woman. — TORN BETWEEN TWO
Jengmee, both of Qingdao, China, John ter, Rhonda Crawford and Mike and Julie
works a low-paying job and doesn’t know DESIRES
and Stephanie Wilkey of Jacksonville and Crawford, all of Griggsville.
how to manage money. He ﬂoats through DEAR TORN: If you approach the wom-
the late Eileen Wilkey. CAMERON MITCHELL and ABBY
life and doesn’t appear to have any goals. I an while she’s a member of your group,
JONATHAN TREADWAY and RACHEL SELF of Rushville became the parents of
have raised these issues with my daughter it could be considered a breach of ethics.
GIMONDO of Beardstown became the par- a daughter, Anora Lynna Mitchell, at 5:51
in the past, but she didn’t want to hear it. Therefore it might be better if you wait un-
ents of a daughter, Kayleigh Lynn Tread- p.m. Thursday, April 14, 2011, at Passavant
I know I can’t choose her husband, and til she is strong enough to leave the group
way, at 9:51 a.m. Friday, April 8, 2011, at Area Hospital in Jacksonville. She weighed
she’s free to make her own choices. My before you approach her for a personal rela-
Passavant Area Hospital in Jacksonville. 7 pounds, 9 ounces. Her grandparents are
problem is, I don’t want to plan the wedding. tionship.
She weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces. She has Clay and Sheryl Mitchell of Rushville, Jim
Every time I think about planning it, my
two siblings, Brayden and Anthony. Her Self Jr. of Medina, Ohio, and Gail Self of
heart aches and my stomach sinks. There Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Bu-
grandparents are Rebecca Hohimer and Beardstown.
is no excitement for my daughter. What ren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was
Charles Treadway, both of Beardstown, JAKE GOHEEN and WENDY DOBBS
should I do? Fake it, or level with her about founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Write
and Raymond and Cindy Gimondo of Pe- of Fidelity became the parents of a son,
not wanting to be a part of this? — ANX- Dear Abby at www.DearAbby.com or P.O. Box
tersburg. Eli Junior Goheen, at 5:48 p.m. Monday,
IOUS AND WORRIED IN THE SOUTH 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069.
KYLE and TASHA TURNER of Jack- April 18, 2011, at Jersey Community Hos-
sonville became the parents of a son, Zaid- pital in Jerseyville. He weighed 7 pounds,
en Andrew, at 6:53 p.m. Saturday, April 9, 10 ounces. He has one sibling, Hayden, 3.
2011, at Passavant Area Hospital in Jack- His grandparents are William and Joyce
sonville. He weighed 5 pounds, 15 ounc- Dobbs of Medora, Anna Goheen of Fidel-
es. He has one sibling, Nevaeh Stevens. ity and Wes Goheen of Dow. His great-
NAME DROPPING His grandparents are Prentice and Sandy grandparents are Junior and Martha
Turner and Chris and Jodie Willoughby, Dobbs of Fayette, Barbara Figge of Medo-
all of Jacksonville. ra and Les Goheen of Brighton.
Lindsay Lohan gets jail sentence for probation violation
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Several bailiffs Lohan has been a courthouse ﬁxture
led LINDSAY LOHAN from a Los Ange- since last May when she missed a hearing
les courtroom on Friday after a judge who in her drunken driving case. Since then,
heard evidence against the actress in a two judges have sent her to jail twice and
theft case sentenced her to 120 days in jail
for a probation violation.
The actress, who often conferred with
rehab, also twice.
Deputy District Attorney Danette Mey-
ers on Friday called four witnesses, in-
her attorney throughout a preliminary cluding two police ofﬁcers who handled MEETINGS C ALENDAR FOR CLUB S & ORG ANIZATIONS
hearing, showed little reaction as Los An- the stolen necklace case.
geles Superior Court Judge Stephanie One ofﬁcer received the necklace YMOUS FOR WOMEN, 10 a.m. on the
Sautner gave her ruling. from Lohan’s assistant after detectives ob-
ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS second floor of St. John’s North, Carpen-
Lohan’s attorney, Shawn Holley, said tained a search warrant — which was nev- Meetings are nonsmoking. The only re- ter at Eighth Street. Open to all women
she will appeal, allowing the Lohan, 24, to er served — to retrieve it from Lohan’s quirement is a desire to stop drinking. who want to be alcohol-free and drug-free.
post bail, which was set at $75,000. home. The investigative detective also tes- “Open” meetings are open to anyone. 371- n WHITE HALL: CLOSED DISCUSSION,
The “Mean Girls” star also was or- tiﬁed that she veriﬁed the actress wore 0638 or www.jacksonvilleaa.org. 7 p.m. at First Christian Church, Main
dered to serve more than 400 hours of the necklace days after it was taken and JACKSONVILLE LOCATIONS: Street and Bridgeport.
community service, including 300 hours was photographed with it by paparazzi. n FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH, 1701
at a women’s center. Lohan made three visits within a week Mound Ave. Wheelchair-accessible. OTHER MEETINGS
It will be Lohan’s fourth jail stint. to a jewelry store that accused her of n CLUB HOWS, 638 S. Church St.
The ruling came after Sautner reduced stealing the necklace but never purchased n WELLS CENTER, 1300 Lincoln Ave. Saturday
Lohan’s grand theft case down to a misde- anything before leaving with the item, the n COLLEGE HILL CLUB, 3 p.m. Guest
meanor and after prosecutors gave their shop’s owner testiﬁed. Saturday speaker: Toni Long.
case against the actress. Soﬁa Kaman said she waited a day to n OPEN DISCUSSION, 10 a.m. at the n JACKSONVILLE AMATEUR RADIO
Sautner ruled that prosecutors had report the necklace stolen because Lohan Wells Center. Wheelchair-accessible, use SOCIETY’S NET, 9 p.m. Transmitted on
shown that Lohan violated her proba- had told her she would return the next back entrance at northeast corner. K9JX repeater. K9JX.com.
tion on a 2007 drunken driving case. The day to purchase a ring. The actress nev- n OPEN SPEAKER, 8 p.m. at Club Hows. n WEIGHT WATCHERS, 9 a.m. at Fit-
judge refused to dismiss the theft case er returned. The ﬁrst time Kaman saw Lo- ness World Health Club, 1521 W. Wal-
against Lohan, who entered a not guilty han since the Jan. 22 store visit was Fri- Sunday nut. Weigh-in 30 minutes before meeting.
plea Friday. day. n CLOSED 12 & 12 DISCUSSION, 8 (800) 651-6000.
“I see the intent here,” Sautner said. “I Kaman says she did not have any p.m. at Club Hows. “12&12 Group.”
see a level of brazenness with ‘Let me see agreement with Lohan allowing her to n BEARDSTOWN: CLOSED DISCUS- Sunday
what I can get away with here.”’ leave the store with the necklace. SION, 10:30 a.m. at Merritt Hall, 1301 n ARENZVILLE: EXPLORERS BIBLE
But Sautner also said she often sees In an interview with the AP, Lohan said Monroe St. STUDY, 6:30 p.m. at St. Peter’s Lutheran
more serious cases that get reduced to she was eager to put her court cases be- n SPRINGFIELD: ALCOHOLICS ANON- Church, 9876 St. Peter’s Road. 472-5451.
lesser charges and that she wanted to hind her and once again be known as an
give the Lohan “an opportunity.” actress.
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Journal-Courier, Jacksonville, Ill., Saturday, April 23, 2011 5
Dozens of protesters
killed in the bloodiest day
of the Syrian uprising
BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian security forces
ﬁred bullets and tear gas Friday at tens of
thousands of protesters across the coun-
try, killing at least 75 people in the bloodi-
est day of the monthlong uprising and sig-
naling that the authoritarian regime was
prepared to turn more ruthless to put
down the revolt against President Bashar
Among the dead were a 70-year-old
man and two boys ages 7 and 10, Amnes-
ty International said. In the southern town
of Izraa, a man ran carrying the body of
a young boy, whose hair was matted with
blood from a gaping wound on his head,
as another child wept and shouted, “My
brother!” Footage of the scene was post-
ed on the protest movement’s main Face-
In other towns, protesters scattered for
cover from sniper bullets, then dragged
corpses through the streets. Mobile phone
images showed the bodies lined up on the
ﬂoor inside buildings.
The rallies, most marching out from
mosques after Friday’s noon Mus-
lim prayers, erupted in towns and cities
stretching along the breadth of the coun-
try, including in at least two suburbs of the
The death toll was likely to rise, raising Catholic faithful touch an image of Jesus Christ during “Los Encadenados,” or “The Chained Ones” procession on
fears that there will be an explosion of vio- Good Friday during Holy Week in Masatepe, Nicaragua, Friday.
lence Saturday as relatives bury their dead
in funerals that in the past have turned in-
to new protests. Ammar Qurabi, head of
Syria’s National Organization for Human
Rights, said another 20 people were miss-
year-old Benedict came through as he Leaders of the Senate Ethics Committee
ﬁelded the questions, which all dealt with FBI: Person of interest in noted tersely Friday that Ensign made the
Libyan army to suffering and Jesus’ death, which Chris-
tians recall on Good Friday, and his resur- Colo. mall investigation proper decision in turning in a letter of res-
ignation amid their unrelenting, but as yet
pull out of Misrata, rection, celebrated on Easter Sunday.
The ﬁrst question came from young is now a suspect unﬁnished, two-year probe of his conduct.
Ensign, 53, cited “wear and tear” on him-
to be replaced by armed Elena, who asked the pope why she felt so
afraid after Japan’s earthquake shook her
LITTLETON, Colo. (AP) — Authorities
self and his family in his announcement
Thursday, which came nearly two years af-
investigating a ﬁre that led to the discovery
tribesmen, ofﬁcial says house and killed so many children.
of a pipe bomb and propane tanks in a Col-
ter he acknowledged having had an extra-
marital affair with a former staffer. He was
TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — A senior Liby- orado mall released three new surveillance
accused of helping the woman’s husband —
an government ofﬁcial says the Libyan ar-
my will pull out of the besieged, rebel-held
Persistent claims about photos Friday of a man who ofﬁcials say is
now consider a suspect in the case.
a top former Ensign staffer — obtain lobby-
city of Misrata and be replaced by armed
Obama’s birthplace force The new photos of the man show him
riding a public bus away from Southwest
Ensign’s pending departure also casts a
new sense of urgency over Nevada’s close-
Deputy Foreign Minister Khaled Kaim
did not say when the military would with-
GOP candidates to Plaza Mall on Tuesday evening, the night
before the ﬁre.
ly watched Senate race to replace him. After
he announced last month that he would not
They provide the best view yet of the
draw and under what conditions.
Kaim told journalists late Friday that
make a touchy stand man, who has a grey mustache. He is wear-
seek re-election, Democrats hoped to claim
the seat to protect their fragile Senate ma-
“we will leave it for the tribes around Mis- WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s the con- ing the same clothes he was wearing at the
rata and the Misrata people to deal with spiracy theory that won’t go away. And it’s mall Wednesday.
In the meantime, Republican Gov. Brian
the situation in Misrata.” forcing Republican ofﬁcials and presiden- The latest photos show a University of
Sandoval will appoint a successor to serve
Misrata is Libya’s third-largest city and tial contenders to pick sides: Do they think South Carolina logo on his baseball hat.
the remainder of the term through 2012.
has been besieged by the Libyan army for Barack Obama was born outside the Unit- Authorities originally considered the
Sandoval had endorsed Republican Rep.
nearly two months. Hundreds of people ed States and disqualiﬁed to be president? man a person of interest in the case, but
Dean Heller of northern Nevada in the race
have been killed in clashes between rebels As the Republican candidates tiptoe Jefferson County sheriff’s spokesman
and is widely expected to name him the in-
and government forces. The international through the mine ﬁeld, Democrats are Mark Techmeyer said Friday that informa-
cumbent, affording Heller an advantage
community has accused Libyan forces of watching. They hope the debate will ﬁre tion from the investigation led investiga-
over Rep. Shelley Berkley, the Democrat’s
ﬁring indiscriminately at civilian areas. up their liberal base and perhaps tie the tors to consider him a suspect. Techmeyer
eventual GOP nominee to fringe beliefs wouldn’t elaborate.
that swing voters will reject.
Pope does ﬁrst In recent days several prominent Re-
publicans have distanced themselves, with Senate committee Ofﬁcials: Illegal immigrant
question-and-answer TV varying degrees of emphasis, from the
false claim that Obama was born in a for- says resignation of became cop in Alaska
show, reﬂects on suffering eign country. But with a new poll showing
that two-thirds of adult Republicans either Nevada Sen. Ensign
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A Mexi-
can national illegally in the U.S. stole anoth-
to mark Good Friday embrace the claim or are open to it, nearly
all these GOP leaders are not calling for a was ‘appropriate’
er man’s identity and went on to become a
police ofﬁcer in Alaska, authorities said Fri-
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Bene- broader effort to stamp out the allegations. day.
dict XVI consoled a 7-year-old Japanese LAS VEGAS (AP) — U.S. Sen. John En- Rafael Mora-Lopez pleaded not guilty to
“It’s a real challenge for the Republican
girl, reassured a mother about her ailing sign’s decision this week to resign marked a charges of passport fraud in U.S. District
Party and virtually every Republican can-
son’s soul and advised a Muslim woman mysterious change of heart for the Nevada Court in Anchorage. At his arraignment,
didate for president,” contends Democrat-
that dialogue was the way to peace in Ivo- Republican, raising questions about what an Mora-Lopez told a federal magistrate he is
ic pollster Geoff Garin. If it’s not handled
ry Coast. ongoing Senate ethics probe has uncovered 47, even though ofﬁcials listed his age as 51.
well, he said, all-important independent
In a push to engage the world online, while also muddling the ﬁeld of candidates His attorney, Alan Dayan, declined to
voters might see Republicans as extreme
the pontiff ﬁelded their questions during for congressional seats now held by the comment to The Associated Press.
an unusual Good Friday appearance on GOP headed into a key election year.
Many Americans consider claims of
Italian TV. It was hardly a casual or spon- Obama’s foreign birth to be preposter-
taneous chat: Seven questions were select- ous, unworthy of serious debate. Yet the
ed from thousands that poured in via RAI “birther” issue threatens to overshad- The Journal-Courier presents...
television’s website, and Benedict record- ow the early stages of the GOP effort to 4th Annual
ed his answers last week. choose a presidential nominee for 2012.
He seemed a bit stiff, sitting all alone Real estate mogul Donald Trump has
in a big white chair behind his desk inside
stirred the pot lately, repeatedly saying
the Apostolic Palace as an unseen inter- Obama should provide his original birth
viewer read out the letters to him. certiﬁcate.
But the teacher and pastor in the 84-
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N O T E S O N E D U C A T I O N
www.llcc.edu/commed and clicking on PACT for West Cen- graders — Courtney Beddingﬁeld, Chas-
Calendar College for Kids. tral Illinois has an- ity Bright, Kasey Harris, Rebekah Helmich,
Open REGISTRATION FOR SUMMER nounced that two indi- Dalton Johnston, Kristan Shaffer.
AND FALL 2011 CLASSES AT LINCOLN TICKETS FOR THE WHITE HALL HIGH viduals received awards
LAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE will begin SCHOOL ALUMNI ASSOCIATION BAN- at the state level of the SAVANNA ASH-
April 27. Current and returning students QUET will go on sale Wednesday, April 27, Illinois Head Start As- BAUGH, a senior at
with active WebAdvisor accounts can regis- at the White Hall Bank. The meeting will be sociation through the Waverly High School,
ter online beginning April 21. held at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, May 14, in the National Head Start was selected as the
WebAdvisor is now open for current North Greene High School Commons. The Association’s 2011 Elks Student of the
cost is $14, and tickets must be purchased Vose Awards Program. They Month for December.
and returning students to plan their sum-
mer and fall class schedules and can be by May 11. received the awards at She is the daughter
accessed at www.llcc.edu by clicking on the association’s Annu- of Jim and Tracy Ash-
al Training Conference baugh of Waverly.
WebAdvisor in the upper right-hand corner.
Students may also plan their schedules us- In brief and Parents’ Institute in
LAURA SIBERT, a
ing the summer/fall 2011 FORWARD class The following LINCOLN LAND COM-
schedule/magazine, which was mailed to SHEILA VOSE of senior at Jacksonville
MUNITY COLLEGE students from the Perry, a 21-year em- High School, was se-
area households and can also be found on- Beardstown and Jacksonville areas were
line at www.llcc.edu/admissions. ployee, was recognized lected as the Elks Stu-
recognized for their inclusion to the Pres- as the Support Staff of dent of the Month for
Advisors are available on the Springﬁeld ident’s or Vice President’s list at the 2011
campus and at LLCC in Jacksonville, Beard- Spires the Year. Vose received January. She is the
Honor’s Reception on Wednesday, April the same award at the daughter of Bob and
stown, Taylorville and Litchﬁeld to assist 6, at Hamilton’s: Rebecca Baker, Christi-
students in planning their schedules. regional level. Karen Sibert of Jack-
na Courier, Yao Degbe, Roger Dunham, MICHAEL SPIRES of Bluffs was recog- sonville.
Summer classes begin June 6 with fall Julie Edlen, Jaimie Engle, Laura Fell- Sibert
classes starting on Aug. 20. nized as the Father of the Year. Spires is the
er, Thomas Gallo, Kathleen Hammock, father of two young sons and is actively in- CALEB HAWKS,
More information is available by call- Amanda Hagloch, Mandy Hatchel, Li-
ing Registration Services on the Spring- volved in PACT’s Early Head Start Program a senior at Waverly
sa Howell, Ann Hungerford, Breanna In- in Scott County and Men in PACT activities. High School, was se-
ﬁeld campus at 786-2292 or other LLCC lo- gram, Kristina Iverson, Lykn Kreoger,
cations. lected as the Elks Stu-
Jordan Lewis, Blake Maddox, Brittany VIRGINIA JUNIOR/SENIOR HIGH dent of the Month for
Monroe, Samantha Morton, Tamera Nor- SCHOOL has announced its high honor roll February. She is the
LINCOLN LAND COMMUNITY COL- ton, Krisinda Ogle, Carol Payne, Brooke
LEGE’S COLLEGE FOR KIDS program is for the third quarter of the 2010-2011 school daughter of Ron and
Pearson, Peggy Schoondyke, Christina year. Students earning this honor were: Se- Bonnie Hawks of Wa-
offering a variety of fun, educational op- Sorrill, Dane Vincent, Brian Whiting and
portunities for children this summer and niors — Austin Feigl, Zach Higgins, Dalton verly.
Andrea Wisdom. Jackson, Taylor Jokisch, Hailey Kaufman, Hawks
registrations are currently being accept-
ed. Matthew McDevitt, Nathan Ring, Emily KARLEE VANDE-
KENDRA ESCU- Skiles, Jill Stock, Ly Vaughn, Jeff Wilhite, VELDE, a senior at
Three one-week sessions in art, math, DERO, a seventh-
science, languages, music, theater and Jacob Winnett, Alisha Winningham; juniors Winchester High
grade student at A-C — Leo Herzberger, Kelly McMillan, Jacob School, was selected
other subjects are available for students Central, entered an
who have completed ﬁrst through eighth Turner; sophomores — Nick Clement, Mat- as the Elks Student of
essay in a math con- thew Helmich, Katie Noland, Hollyann Rog- the Month for March.
grades. The session will be held 9 a.m.- test at Payson Sey-
12:20 p.m. Monday through Thursday. ers, Jessie Sims, Jordan Thornley, Marcus She is the daughter of
mour and won a $100 Toquinto, Rachel White, Josh Wilhite; fresh- Patrick and Stephanie
The cost for each one-week session Best Buy gift card for
is $115. Parents can receive a brochure men — Dallas Berry, Rachel Helmich, Cas- VanDeVelde of Win-
her winning essay. eelynn Johnston, Dani Shamhart, Dirk Win- VanDeVelde chester.
with course descriptions and registra- Escudero
tion information by calling LLCC’s Educa- kelman; eighth graders — Amber Bencher,
tion Ofﬁce at (217) 786-4905 or by visiting Kaitlin Thompson, Jacob Werner; seventh
proper trafﬁc lane use and operating an unin- • LORENZO M. BOYD, 40, of Florri- nal ﬁnes.
Morgan County sured motor vehicle were dismissed. sant, Mo., pleaded guilty to misdemeanor • DOUGLAS R. BIGGS, 20, of Jackson-
The following took place Monday before As- • ASHLEY R. SHAWGO, 23, of Jack- driving under the inﬂuence. He was placed ville pleaded guilty to misdemeanor posses-
sociate Judge Tim P. Olson: sonville pleaded guilty to misdemeanor driv- on 12 months of court supervision and ﬁned sion of cannabis. He was sentenced to six
ing under the inﬂuence of alcohol. She was $1,140. A speeding charge was dismissed in days in jail, placed on 12 months of condition-
• ROLAND D. BUNFILL, 49, of Bluffs placed on 12 months of court supervision the plea agreement. al discharge and ﬁned $200.
pleaded guilty to misdemeanor driving un- and ﬁned $990. Charges of operating an un- • RANDALL S. DAVENPORT, 25, of ru- He also admitted violating probation on a
der the inﬂuence of alcohol. He was ordered insured motor vehicle, leaving the scene of a ral Jacksonville admitted violating proba- 2008 misdemeanor theft charge. He was re-
to complete 240 hours of community ser- property damage accident and improper traf- tion on a 2010 misdemeanor charge of pos- sentenced to six days in jail and ordered to
vice, placed on 12 months of conditional dis- ﬁc lane use were dismissed in the plea agree- session of cannabis. He was re-sentenced to pay the original ﬁnes. He will serve both jail
charge and ﬁned $1,150. Charges of im- ment. 10 days in jail and ordered to pay the origi- terms at the same time.
INFO. CENTER: Rosemary Jarvis, Rosemary
Passavant Area Miller, Lynn Stremming
SURGERY WAITING ROOM: Viola Fairless,
Hospital volunteers Roberta McNeely
HOSPITAL MESSENGER: Volunteer needed,
DOORBELL DINNERS: Mt. Emory and Beth- Joyce Deufelmeier
el A.M.E. PATIENT REGISTRATION: Ed Fairless, Tom
LIFELINE: Shirley Dufelmeier, Judi Flynn, Anthony
Curt Grebe, Winnie Locher, Marie Paul, Julie IMAGING: Larry Weber
Shirkey, Connie Walker EAST WING INFO.: Kathryn Knack, Marie
GIFT SHOP CHAIRS: Deborah Saunders and Paul
Sue Schlieker MAIL: Mildred Musch
GIFT SHOP CO-CHAIRS: Lisa Feller and AMBULATORY SURGERY: Paula Lipcaman,
Mary McCloskey Roy Smith
LAUNDRY: Evelyn Hannaford, Maria Reh- CHAPLAIN’S OFFICE: Barbara Sipes
berg PATIENT FINANCIAL SERVICE: Teresa
SENIOR’S REP.: Sonnie Heyer Nash
PATIENT REP.: Mildred Musch
April 24 REHAB. SERVICES: Harvey Jarvis, Terry
GIFT SHOP: Closed Smith
INFO. CENTER: Volunteer needed, Marg April 28
Sheehan, Jo Westberg GIFT SHOP: Joyce Potter, Rosemary Miller,
CHURCH ORGANIST: Volunteer needed Patty Fitzpatrick
April 25 INFO. CENTER: Betty Bruce, Mary Hatha-
GIFT SHOP: Maria Panella, Peggy Flynn, Sha- way, Pat Pennell
ron O’Brien SURGERY WAITING ROOM: Jo Westberg,
INFO. CENTER: Volunteer needed, Winnie volunteer needed
Locher, volunteer needed HOSPITAL MESSENGER: Jere Scott, volun-
SURGERY WAITING ROOM: Jo Westberg, teer needed
Dixie Little PATIENT REGISTRATION: Eric Howell, Tom
HOSPITAL MESSENGER: Marge Corder, Anthony
Tom Goldsborough IMAGING: Floyd Anderson
PATIENT REGISTRATION: Nina Weber, Tom EAST WING INFO.: Volunteer needed, volun-
Anthony teer needed
PRAIRIE HEART: Pauline Lawless MAIL: Pam Heaton
IMAGING: Curt Grebe AMBULATORY SURGERY: Sandy Cors, Sha-
EAST WING INFO.: Sandy Allen, Marg Shee- ron Grams
han CHAPLAIN’S OFFICE: Mary Ann Byers
MAIL: Marge Corder PATIENT FINANCIAL SERVICE: Linda
AMBULATORY SURGERY: Judy Flynn, Mike Schutz
Miller, MORGAN COUNTY GARDEN: Elizabeth
CHAPLAIN’S OFFICE: Volunteer needed Hardy
PATIENT FINANCIAL SERVICE: Bev Wil- PATIENT REP.: Mary McCloskey
son, Carolyn Holland PRAIRIE HEART: Pauline Lawless
PATIENT REP.: Connie Walker REHAB. SERVICES: Roy Smith, Harvey Jarvis
REHAB.: Dennis Flynn, Roy Smith TRANSITIONAL CARE UNIT: Kayla Knight
TRANSITIONAL CARE UNIT: Judy Hill
WOUND CENTER: Judy Hill April 29
GIFT SHOP: Frances Brown, Rosemary Mill-
April 26 er, volunteer needed
GIFT SHOP: Joy Schnitker, Donna Mason and INFO. CENTER: Volunteer needed, Nancy
Annie Craig, Debbie Richards Wynn, volunteer needed
INFO. CENTER: Jo Westberg, Winnie Locher, SURGERY WAITING ROOM: Jo Westberg,
volunteer needed volunteer needed
SURGERY WAITING ROOM: Rosemary Jar- HOSPITAL RUNNER/FLOWERS: Winnie Lo-
vis, volunteer needed cher, Tom Goldsborough
HOSPITAL MESSENGER: Marge Corder, PATIENT REGISTRATION: Larry Strubbe
Sherman Rush IMAGING: Harlan Fuelling
PATIENT REGISTRATION: Volunteer need- EAST WING INFO.: Sandy Allen, volunteer
ed, Tom Anthony needed
IMAGING: Curt Grebe MAIL: Michelle Underbrink
EAST WING INFO.: Rosemary Miller, volun- AMBULATORY SURGERY: Paula Lipcaman,
teer needed Jim Robson
MAIL: Marge Corder CHAPLAIN: Oueda Fairﬁeld
AMBULATORY SURGERY: John Mattes, DOCTOR’S OFFICE: Susanna Sherrill
Kimberly Golding and Katie Arnold PATIENT FINANCIAL SERVICE: Volunteer
CHAPLAIN’S OFFICE: Linda Schutz needed
PATIENT FINANCIAL SERVICE: Teresa PATIENT REP.: Judy Rhoads
Nash REHAB. SERVICE: Terry Smith, Harvey Jar-
ONCOLOGY: Marilyn Denney, Evelyn Hewitt vis
PATIENT REP.: Karen Overbey April 30
REHAB.: Harvey Jarvis, Layo Flick GIFT SHOP: Mid Witte, volunteer needed, Pat
April 27 Manker
GIFT SHOP: Gracie Fearneyhough, volunteer INFO. CENTER: Darcella Speed, Kathryn
needed, Terri Campbell Knack, Marg Sheehan
8 Journal-Courier, Jacksonville, Ill., Saturday, April 23, 2011
Army testing uniforms Tornado causes injuries
for women, working to
develop body armor that at St. Louis airport
better ﬁts female GIs BY JIM SALTER
ST. LOUIS — Authorities say at
diverted to other locations.
Lea said passengers from at
least two planes were stranded
ports of at least 20 homes damaged
in the county.
“It was pretty wicked,” he said.
WASHINGTON (AP) — right place for their generally short- least five people have been treated briefly on the Lambert tarmac be- In downtown St. Louis, Busch
Throughout history, military gear er legs. A committee on women’s is- for minor injuries after an apparent cause of debris. They were eventu- Stadium officials hurriedly moved
has been made with the male phy- sues has recommended that ﬂight tornado ripped through Lambert ally taken away by buses. Cardinals fans to a safe area as tor-
sique in mind. But for women in to- suits be redesigned for both men Field in St. Louis. Damage, possibly from a tor- nado sirens blared. The game with
day’s combat or close-to-combat and women so it’s unnecessary to The storm lifted a roof off the nado, was also reported at several the Cincinnati Reds was delayed
jobs, that can mean body armor disrobe before urinating. And en- terminal and sent plate glass flying towns near the airport. Interstate for hours.
that ﬁts so poorly it’s tough to ﬁre gineers have been looking at ways everywhere. Airport spokesman 270 in that area was closed. Trees The utility company Ameren
a weapon, combat uniforms with to design armor that better ﬁts the Jeff Lea says four people were tak- and power lines were down. A trac- Missouri reported more than
knee pads that hit around mid-shin contours of a woman’s body. en to the hospital with minor inju- tor-trailer was sitting on its end. 39,000 power outages.
and ﬂight suits that make it near- Some military women are re- ries, and another person was treat- Unconfirmed tornadoes were In Maryland Heights, a police
ly impossible to urinate while in a luctant to embrace changes that ed at the scene. reported in St. Charles County. St. dispatcher said a tornado hit the
plane. would set them apart from their Lea said the airport was shut Charles County Sheriff’s Lt. Craig area, damaging homes and power
With women taking on new male colleagues, but several said down Friday night and planes were McGuire said there were early re- lines.
roles, the issue is getting fresh at- in interviews that the changes beat
tention from the military. the consequences of the current
Seven hundred female Army one-piece ﬂight suits or being un-
troops are testing a new combat able to engage in battle or defend
uniform for women with shorter themselves because of uncoopera-
sleeves and with knee pads in the tive gear.
Wash. considers annual
ﬂat fee for electric cars
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Driv- improve roads.
ers of electric cars may have left “Electric vehicles put just as
the gas pump behind, but there’s much wear and tear on our roads as
one expense they may not be able gas vehicles,“ said Democratic state
to shake: paying to maintain the Sen. Mary Margaret Haugen, the
roads. bill’s lead sponsor. ”This simply en-
After years of urging residents sures that they contribute their fair
to buy fuel-efficient cars and giving share to the upkeep of our roads.“
them tax breaks to do it, Washing- Other states are trying to find
ton state lawmakers are consider- solutions to the same problem, as AP/JEFF ROBERSON
ing a measure to charge them a cars become more fuel-efficient Storm damage is seen next to a parking garage outside terminal one at St. Louis Interna-
$100 annual fee — what would be and, now, don’t use any gas at all. tional Airport Friday in St. Louis. Several people at Lambert Airport in St. Louis were in-
the nation’s first electric car fee. In Washington state, some elec- jured Friday after an apparent tornado touched down, spewing debris over the airfield,
State lawmakers grappling tric car drivers and lawmakers are bursting glass in the concourse and damaging cars atop a parking garage.
with a $5 billion deficit are facing against the fee, saying they prefer
declining gas tax revenue, which paying based on how much they
means less money to maintain or actually drive.
WATKINS: Could be in Cass County Sheriff’s
THE COOP: Woman once custody within 72 hours, says transport company
u Continued from Page 1
owned Galloway’s Cafe with her Jail about 7:05 p.m. Friday. Her
ter the U.S. Marshal’s
task force arrested her
ville, were granted visits
with their granddaugh-
booking information listed her ad- on March 15 in a Tampa ter following a civil trial
late husband in Mount Sterling dress as a residence on Clay Ave-
nue in Orlando.
suburb on a Cass County
civil contempt warrant.
Judge Bob Hardwick
u Continued from Page 1 “People say you can never The extradition warrant will Jennifer and Steven Jr. ordered a warrant
without the help of Jody Whited,” come back home, but I believe not require that she appear in Watkins were in the pro- be issued for the arrest
Galloway said. “She has been a you can,” Galloway said. “The a Florida cour t before being cess of divorcing and of Jennifer Watkins af-
huge asset. I have also had a lot Chapin community has been be- brought back to Illinois, Fair said. battling over custody of ter she failed to attend a
of help from friends, family and hind me 100 percent.” “She has to come back here,” their daughter, Sidney, Watkins hearing March 1 to ex-
the Chapin community.” The Coop is open from 6 a.m. the sheriff said. when he was shot No- plain why she should not
Galloway and her husband, to 8 p.m. Monday, Wednesday The sheriff notiﬁed U.S. Pris- vember 2008 as he was picking be held in contempt of court for
Mike, owned Galloway’s Cafe in and Friday; 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tues- oner Transport out of Melbourne, the child up for a court-ordered stopping the visits between Sid-
Mount Sterling from 1990 to 1995 day, Thursday and Saturday; and Fla., to “transport her as soon as visit at the Ashland residence ney and her paternal grandpar-
and since then she has worked in 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. possible,” Fair said. The ﬁrm told where Jennifer Watkins and her ents.
several area restaurants. The restaurant has a separate him that they could have Watkins family lived. Hardwick further ordered that,
She said after her husband banquet room available for par- “in our custody within 72 hours” Jennifer Watkins’ grandmoth- upon her arrest, Jennifer Watkins
died in 2007, she returned to the ties and meetings. Both the res- of her arrest, he added. er, Shirley Skinner, was convicted be held indeﬁnitely until she com-
Arenzville area, where several taurant and banquet room can Watkins, 32, also faces nine of Steven Watkins’ murder. She is plies with his order to allow the
people encouraged her to open a seat about 62 people. counts of unlawful child visita- serving a 70-year sentence. grandparents visitation.
restaurant in the Triopia commu- tion interference that were ﬁled Steven Watkins’ parents, Dale
nity. email@example.com in Cass County Circuit Court af- and Penny Watkins of Chandler- firstname.lastname@example.org
DRUGGED DRIVER: Man denied using meth the night of the accident
u Continued from Page 1 according to the high court’s “The Legislature, for whatev- people. He was hospitalized and ever, that he had used metham-
The six other state justices opinion. er reason, decided to go this far,” given a narcotic painkiller. phetamine, and evidence that
unanimously concurred with Su- Under the state’s vehicle code, Smith said. The Illinois State Police tested no other substances in his urine
preme Court Justice Mary Jane it is a crime for any person to The Supreme Court notes that Martin’s blood and urine samples. could have yielded a false posi-
Theis’ 10-page opinion, which drive under the inﬂuence of alco- causing physical injury to others A forensic scientist found “trace tive result,” according to the high
overturned the appellate court hol, intoxicating compounds or by driving under the inﬂuence of amounts” of methamphetamine in court’s opinion.
decision that ruled there was no drugs, including marijuana and drugs would turn a misdemeanor his urine, but no alcohol. People are taking a risk if they
“causal connection” to prove the meth that would make them un- DUI into a felony. Martin denied using meth the are under the inﬂuence of illegal
drug had caused the crash, since able to drive safely. If they are in- “Any misdemeanor DUI can night of the accident, even though drugs behind the wheel, Smith
the effects of the drug had likely volved in an accident resulting in become aggravated DUI if the vi- he admitted to using it before. He said.
worn off. a death, then it would “aggravate” olation causes a death,” according insisted the state needed to prove “It sends a message: If you do
“In this case, it was shown that the sentence. to the high court’s opinion. whether key ingredients ephed- methamphetamine or some of
defendant driver caused the ac- Ronald Smith, professor at the Martin drove home from a rine or pseudoephedrine, which these other drugs and you drive,”
cident. Thus, there was no need John Marshall Law School in Chi- Peoria bar at night on Dec. 25, are used to make medicine and Smith said. “Regardless, if it has
to prove that he suffered from cago, said the law has harsh con- 2004, when he crossed the cen- meth, were in his system instead any impact on the way you drive
any degree of impairment which sequences for those who are un- ter of a two-lane state highway, of meth itself. — you have committed a felony,
caused the accidental fatalities,” aware. and collided with a car, killing two “There was evidence, how- and you can go to prison.”
SHOOTING: Teen charged with attempted murder, another charged with aggravated battery
u Continued from Page 1 numerous gunshot wounds. He vited there. Somewhere along the Cody McGuire has so far been in the head with the revolver. He
The incident began around was taken to the hospital. line an argument broke out be- charged with one count of at- was being held in lieu of $1 mil-
11:50 p.m. Wednesday when the The two teens were captured a tween them.” Authorities inter- tempted murder, a felony alleg- lion bail.
Macoupin County Sheriff’s De- short time later while hiding in a viewed several people who were ing he shot Walton in the face and David McGuire has been
partment received a call of a nearby garage. at the home at the time. chest with a .38-caliber revolver; charged only with one count of
shooting in Gillespie. The trio had been at the home, When police got to the scene one count of aggravated battery aggravated battery, which alleges
The Gillespie Police Depart- mutually invited by another party. the victim was on the front porch, with a firearm alleging he shot he committed battery by strik-
ment and the sheriff’s depart- “We don’t think they were ac- being supported by others. He Walton in the head with the re- ing Walton in the head with his
ment responded and discovered quaintances,” Wasmuth said. had been shot inside the home, volver; and a count of aggravated ﬁsts. He is being held in lieu of
Walton at a home, suffering from “They all had apparently been in- Wasmuth said. battery alleging he struck Walton $100,000 bail.
SATURDAY, APRIL 23, 2011
SPORTS & R E C R E A T I O N
MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL
JOURNAL-COURIER • PAGE 9
Chicago near sweep of scrappy Indiana
BY CLIFF BRUNT three games in a row.” “It changed the game,” he said. “That’s have got my back.”
ASSOCIATED PRESS Indiana now wants to salvage its pride. what we don’t want to happen — guys Rose said Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau
INDIANAPOLIS — The Chicago Bulls “We need at least one win in this to be coming off the bench to change the whole has kept the team focused on basketball
are on the verge of sweeping the Indiana respectable and build on it,” Pacers for- game, and that’s what he did.” and not the hits.
Pacers, even though they haven’t looked ward Danny Granger said. In the third quarter of Game 3, Rose “He’s been doing a good job mak-
all that dominant. Rose said it’s good that the Bulls have drove to the hoop, and Indiana center Jeff ing sure we don’t do anything foolish out
The Bulls have won the ﬁrst three hard- had to fight through challenges in each Foster caught him with an elbow to the there, saying we’re going to pay them back
fought games by a combined 15 points, game. head that knocked him off balance. He by making the free throws,” Rose said.
wrapping things up in the ﬁnal moments “We’re pretty good,” he said. “We’ve took exception, and the two had to be sep- “We’re trying to do something special, and
each time. The Bulls could end the series been winning games and we didn’t even arated. that something special is bigger than any
Saturday at Conseco Fieldhouse and rest play our best basketball yet. We’ve been Pacers interim coach Frank Vogel said technical foul.”
up for the second round. ﬁnding ways to win. I think these games it was just a hard foul. Bulls center Joakim Noah, who had
It’s been a frustrating run for the scrap- are going to help us in the long run.” “I think he just plays hard,” he said. “I 11 points, 10 rebounds and four blocks in
py Pacers. Indiana lost double-digit leads Rose averaged 37.5 points in the ﬁrst don’t think it was just one play. He hits peo- Game 3, said the Pacers are running out of
in the ﬁrst two games, then squandered a two games of the series, but he was held to ple on every play.” answers. “There’s a reason they’re playing
ﬁve-point advantage in the fourth quarter 23 points on 4-for-18 shooting in Game 3 as Rose expects more of the same treat- like that,” he said. “They’ve got to do some-
Thursday before losing 88-84 after a late la- Paul George and Dahntay Jones brought ment on Saturday. thing.”
yup by Derrick Rose. a physical edge to the Pacers’ trapping de- “It’s basketball,” he said. “You’re going Noah said he hopes the Pacers don’t
“I felt like it was right there, but it just fense. to get hit. You’ve just got to be prepared change their physical approach.
didn’t happen,” Pacers guard Darren Colli- Rose said Jones made his job much for it. They’re trying to play a rough game. “It’s good,” he said. “It gets us going.
son said. “It’s kind of tough, this happening more difﬁcult. If anything, I’m used to it. My teammates They should keep doing that.”
G a m e - w i n n e r
Cubs fall to
BY JAY COHEN
CHICAGO — Juan Uribe needed just
three games to make up for an awful start
to his first season with the Los Angeles
Uribe hit a two-run homer, Andre Eth-
ier extended his major league-best hitting
streak to 19 games and the surging Dodg-
ers beat the Chicago Cubs 12-2 on Friday.
Pinch-hitter Marcus Thames added
a two-run drive in the ninth as Los Ange-
les set season highs for runs and hits (14).
Matt Kemp and Ethier reached base three
times apiece, and A.J. Ellis contributed two
hits and two RBIs.
Uribe also had a run-scoring single in
the Dodgers’ six-run third inning and a
sacriﬁce ﬂy in the sixth, giving him nine
RBIs in his last three games and 12 this
year. He is batting .435 (10 for 23) in his
last six games after opening the year in a
.143 rut (7 for 49).
“I feel real good right now,” he said.
“Before, I wasn’t hitting. Now, I’m helping
Chad Billingsley (2-1) made the most
of all that run support, pitching into the
seventh inning in his second straight sol-
id start. He also capped Los Angeles’ big-
gest inning of the year with an RBI single
for his ﬁrst hit in 2011.
“The guy knows how to pitch, for sure,
and, like most veteran guys, knows how West Central’s Parker Day slides across home plate for the lone run in the Cougars’ 1-0 victory over Routt Thurs-
to pitch with a lead,” Cubs manager Mike
day in Winchester.
Darwin Barney hit an RBI single for the
Cubs, who have scored four runs or fewer
in each of their last four games. Kosuke Fu-
kudome, batting leadoff for the sixth time
this season, had three singles and walked.
Los Angeles grabbed control in the
third and chased Casey Coleman (1-1).
Ethier had an RBI single, Ellis drove in two
with a base hit to center and Jerry Sands’
Slumping White Sox fall 9-3 to Tigers
bases-loaded walk forced in another run. BY NOAH TRISTER weather is pretty tough,” White Sox man- seem to bother Verlander. The Detroit ace
Ethier went 1 for 2, walked twice and ASSOCIATED PRESS ager Ozzie Guillen said. “It’s a cold, wet struck out Juan Pierre to begin the night,
scored. The All-Star right ﬁelder is batting DETROIT — Carlos Quentin hit two night and we’re going against a guy who and the Tigers broke through early against
.417 (30 for 72) with two homers and 10 long home runs over the left-ﬁeld wall, and is hitting 97, 98 (mph) on his fastball and Buehrle. After Miguel Cabrera singled in
RBIs during his career-best hitting streak. Paul Konerko bounced one off the foul 84 on his changeup. There aren’t too many the second, Jhonny Peralta hit a triple past
Coleman was booed as he walked off pole. like him.” a diving Alex Rios in right-center. Peralta
the mound after Billingsley’s two-out hit And those were about the only decent Chicago has lost eight of its past nine. scored on Brennan Boesch’s sacriﬁce ﬂy
made it 6-0. The 23-year-old right-hand- swings of the night for the Chicago White Mark Buehrle (1-2) went 5 2-3 innings, al- to make it 2-0.
er issued four of Chicago’s 10 walks and Sox against Justin Verlander. lowing six runs and eight hits. He struck Raburn’s two-run homer in the third
yielded six hits in the shortest of his 11 ma- Verlander pitched seven impressive out ﬁve and walked two. “It is hard for our doubled the lead. Verlander (2-2) retired
jor league starts. “I didn’t do a good job of innings through a misty rain, and Ryan guys to battle back against a guy like Ver- the ﬁrst 11 Chicago batters before Quentin
slowing down the game, like you should,” Raburn drove in four runs to lead the De- lander when I put them in a 4-0 hole like hit his ﬁrst of two long home runs, an esti-
Coleman said. “I had it in my mind I was troit Tigers over Chicago 9-3 on Friday that,” Buehrle said. “Twenty games is way mated 427 feet over the left-ﬁeld wall.
going to make that one pitch to get out of night. Verlander allowed those three hom- too early to be worried about our team. We Alex Avila’s RBI double in the fourth
the inning. ... I was so ready to get it and ers, but they were all solo shots. The White aren’t clicking right now, but we will be.” made it 5-1, and Avila doubled and scored
get out of that inning that I got myself in Sox managed only one other hit off him. The start of the game was delayed 12 on a single by Casper Wells in the sixth for
too much of a hurry.” “The combination of Verlander and the minutes because of rain, but that didn’t the Tigers.
•PLAYER OF THE DAY•
West Central’s Kyle Mathews is the J-C Player
of the Day for Thursday, as chosen by those who
voted at myjournalcouriervarsity.com. Mathews
pitched six innings, struck out five and gave
up zero runs and one hit in a win over Routt.
10 Journal-Courier, Jacksonville, Ill., Saturday, April 23, 2011
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Area games canceled due to weather
The West Central, New Berlin, Pittsﬁeld, Routt and
SPARE NO T E S Calhoun baseball teams all had their games postponed
by rain Friday.
Routt had the ﬁrst two games of Friday’s Pleasant
Vaniter, Hughes at their best
BY DOTTIE KONRAD games of 279, 236, 267 for a 782 series.
Plains Classic postponed. The Rockets were supposed to
play two more games on Saturday, but Friday’s rain will
limit Routt to just one game. Routt will play Lanphier at 4
p.m. this afternoon.
In addition, Pittsﬁeld’s doubleheader for this after-
noon at Hamilton has been postponed.
SPECIAL TO JOURNAL-COURIER That was his best of the season. On the softball diamonds, New Berlin, Pittsﬁeld, Jack-
JoDell Paul bowled the women’s sonville, Griggsville-Perry, Beardstown, Routt and
att Vaniter and Rick Hughes both were at
M the top of their game last week, rolling
two of the best series of the season for
the local men.
high scores last week in the Merchant
League. Paul rolled games of 235, 192,
204, for a 631 series. That was her
best of the season.
WOMEN’S BANQUET DOT T IE KONR AD
Brown County all had their games postponed. None of
those games has been rescheduled yet.
Griggsville-Perry is still scheduled to play in today’s
PORTA Showcase with game times at 10:30 a.m., 1:30
and 4:30 p.m. If the games are not rained out, all three
will be played with a 75-minute time limit.
The Women’s Association Banquet Illinois College’s doubleheader against St. Louis
Vaniter, a Com-Pla roller, bowled his best scores of the will be held May 18 at the KC Hall. Christian scheduled for Friday was canceled. Today’s
season — games of 278, 287, 213 for a 778 series. Tickets are available now from your doubleheader against Grinnell has been postponed until
Hughes also had a good night while subbing in the Fri- Association board members. Mason’s will be catering this Sunday, May 8 at 10 a.m.
day Mixed League at the Winchester Bowl. Hughes rolled event. Tickets are $10.
LEAGUE RESULTS IC boys’ basketball camp June 21-23
The 15th annual Mike Worrell Boys’ Basketball Camp
will be held June 21-23 at Illinois College. The regular
Tuesday Morning League (Week 29) Merchant (Week 30) — LB Sports Baker 650; HTG: Moore Good Times David Sheppard 277; HMS: David Shep-
camp is for boys entering grades 4-9 in the fall of 2011.
— Stewart’s Autobody 148-84, Burrus 144-96, Wild Horse Rescue 144-96, 1,084; HTS: Moore Good Times 3,111. pard 727; HWG: Julie Short 207; HWS:
Seed 144-88, Barton Stone 138-94, Kim’s Carpet 136- 104, Don’s Place Senior Commercial (Week 30) — Julie Short 568; HTS: Winchester Bowl
The cost is $130.
Wood Septic Tank 134-98, Cook Electric 135-105, Journal-Courier 127-113, Sablotny Paint 150-90, Lomelino Sign 2,545. The junior camp costs $90 and is for boys entering
114-118, Team 6 18-214. HG: Shirley OOpsi 114-126, Jay Huston Ins. 108- 148-92, Don’s Place 136-104, Steve’s Tuesday Trio (Week 31) — Marshall grades 2-3. There is a $10 discount if camp applications
Coop 213; HS: Shirley Coop 536; HTG: 132, We’re Everywhere 97-143, IAD 96- 132-108, Bogart’s 130-110, Sand Bag- Chevrolet 66-38, Tinbangers 63-41, are received by May 15. For camp information, call head
Cook Electric 852; HTS: Wood Septic 136, ABC 95-105, HG: JoDell Paul 235; gers 130-110, Bill’s Towing 104-136, Amy’s Daycare 53-43, Nature’s Window coach Mike Worrell at (217) 245-3402 or visit the website
Tank 2,399. HS: JoDell Paul 631. Williamson Funeral 96-144, Outbreak 51-53, Shirt’s 4 U 50-46, Winchester at www.ic.edu (click on athletics and then summer
Coffee Club (Week 29) — J&B Beck- Tuesday Youth League (Final) — Wat- Design 90-150, D Boys 84-156. HG: Bowl 45-59, IREC 44-60, Ed & Woodies camps).
man 148-84, Farmer’s Bank 142-90, kins Enterprise 102-58, The Wild Cats Woosley James 276; HS: Steve Crawford 36-68. HMG: Chris Fletcher 224, HMS:
Terry’s Gun 142-90, Wood Wheels 141- 71-89, MLB 69-91, Bunny Girls 68-92. 724; HTG: Lomelino Sign 1,047; HTS: Chris Fletcher 665; HWG: Kelly Howard
91, Triangle Club 108-124, Mary Kay HBG: Corey Baker 181; HBS: Corey Lomelino Sign 3,116. 182; HWS: Cathy Dolen 505; HTS:
108-124, Whited Dragline 107-125, Baker 475; HGG: Shelby Tribble 151; Shirt’s 4 U 1,918.
Dunlap Barber 107-125, Bowl Inn 106-
126, Mo Fox Doggy Daycare 93-139,
HGS: Shelby Tribble 425.
Civic (Week 30) — Bud Light 169-71,
Alley Katz (Week 31) — Big Dick’s
American (Week 32) — Winchester
Bowl 73-31, J&K Furniture 66-38, 1st
Hampton Inn basketball shootout set
Cook Electric 88-144. HG: Shirley Coff- Bowl Inn 137-103, Bunny Boys 127-113, Gym 72-24, My Bar 56-40, Ed & Wood- National Bank 65-39, Sellar’s Feed’s The 10th annual Hampton Inn boys’ basketball shoot-
man 232; HS: Shirley Coffman 560; Green Chevrolet 123-117, Xtreme ies 56,40, Waid’s Used Cars 48-48, 53-51, Acme Storage 52-44, National out for varsity, junior varsity and junior high divisions,
HTG: Cook Electric 651; HTS: Mary Kay Machine 117-123, Budweiser 111-129, Garner’s 40-56, Whitehall Nursing 38- Bank of Jacksonville 41-63, Madd Hoss will be held June 11-12 at Illinois College. The varsity
1,854. Note: Chris Main 199, Ruth Silent Knights 109-131, Barﬁeld Carpet 42, Winchester Bowl 37-59, Gutter Done Jackson 38-58. HG: Jim Weder 247; HS: shootout is June 12 while the junior high portion is June
Darush 174 game. 103-137, Johnson Grain 102-138, Brown 29-67. HG: Peggy Shelts 200; HS: Peggy Jim Weder 690; HTS: Madd Hoss Jack- 11. There is a division for seventh and eighth grade; all
Bowlerette (Week 30) — Elliott’s Day Builders 96-144. HG: Drew Slater 267; Shelts 553; HTG: Garner’s 830; HTS: My son 3,174.
junior high teams must be an IESA member or afﬁliated
Care 151-89, Cass Communications HS: Troy Fortune 752; HTG: Budweiser Bar 2,356. Note: Loretta Oden 515 Friday Mixed League (Week 31) — In
128-112, Bowl Inn 125-115, Ron’s Septic 1,119; HTS: Budweiser 3,249. series. The Hoop 64-32, Amy’s Daycare 60-36,
with a school. The junior varsity shootout is June 11-12
114-116, Littleton Brothers 112-128, The Elks (Week 31) — Irish Toad 158-90, Wednesday Nite (Week 33) — Win- Ray’s TV 54-42, Winchester Bowl 50- (teams may play either day or both days).
Sisterhood 90-150. HG: Julie Short 235; Moore Good Times 130-118, Tom Eoff chester Bowl 74-38, Fearneyhough 46, Pit Stop 38-58. HMG: Rick Hughes All teams are guaranteed a minimum of three games
HS: Julie Short 627; HTG: Elliott’s Day- Ins. 129-119, Budweiser 121-127, Don’s Trucking 66-46, Stewart’s Autobody 279; HMS: Rick Hughes 782; HWG: Julie per day. The entry fee is $160 per team. For more infor-
care 1,166, HTS: Elliott’s Daycare 3,393. Place 108-140, Stewart’s Autobody 98- 55-57, Davidson’s MFG. 49-63, Buck & Short 206; HWS: Jennifer Hart 579. HTS: mation, call Todd Sweatman at (217) 370-2008 or visit the
Note: JoDell Paul 602 series. 150. HG: David White 244; HS: Roger Jo’s 48-64, Shirt’s 4 U 44-68. HMG: Pit Stop 2,545. website at www.ic.edu (click on athletics and then sum-
mer camps and shootouts).
T HUR SDAY ’ S L AT E P L AYO F F G A M E Whitlock to play at MacMurray
Todd Creal’s lineup just got bigger as 6-8 Clayton
Whitlock of Springﬁeld Calvary Academy ofﬁcially
Blackhawks rout Canucks to cut deﬁcit announced his intentions to attend MacMurray College
in a ceremony at Calvary.
He scored more than 1,000 career points and was a
ASSOCIATED PRESS on Sunday night looking to become the fourth team in member of one of the best classes in school history.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Marian Hossa NHL history to overcome a 3-0 series deﬁcit. Whitlock recently competed in the Fifth Annual IBS All-
wasn’t sure if the Chicago Blackhawks had gotten back in “We built a lot of momentum the last game,” Corey Star Game and was one of the top small-school basket-
Vancouver goalie Roberto Luongo’s head. But they are Crawford said after 36 saves for his ﬁrst playoff shutout. “It ball prospects in the state.
back in their series with the Canucks. just kind of carried over for tonight.” “We started recruiting him over the summer and he
Defenseman Duncan Keith had two goals and two Vancouver no longer looks like the team that won the was our number one priority,” said Creal. “For our con-
assists and the Blackhawks stayed alive in their Stanley Presidents’ Trophy with the best regular-season record. ference, he will be the biggest guy in the league.”
Cup title defense, routing Vancouver 5-0 on Thursday night But there are lots of similarities to the squad that was MacMurray now has a formidable duo inside with
to cut the Canucks’ lead to 3-2. Marian Hossa, with his ﬁrst knocked out the last two years while falling apart defen- Whitlock joining 6-7 Cole Busch on the blocks.
two goals of the series, chased Luongo early in the second sively. “After three games, you would have thought that we
period as the Blackhawks have bounced back impressively were in their heads,” Luongo said. “Now all of a sudden it’s
after losing the ﬁrst three games of the series. Since then, 3-2 and people suggest the opposite.”
Chicago has dominated a Canucks team that it eliminated
from the last two playoffs, outscoring them 12-2.
Luongo, pulled in the third period of Game 4 after giv-
ing up six goals, didn’t make it through the second period
Co-ed softball tournament May 14
“I don’t know,” Hossa said when asked if the Black- this time. He was pulled after giving up his fourth goal on The Mount Sterling Community Center YMCA will
hawks were back in Luongo’s head after he was pulled a 12 shots 1:26 into the second period, but it didn’t make a have a co-ed softball tournament at the Timewell ball dia-
second straight game. “I can’t see in his head.” difference. Cory Schneider was beaten by the ﬁrst shot he mond. The double-elimination tournament will begin
Patrick Kane also scored his ﬁrst goal of the ﬁrst-round saw, Keith’s point blast through trafﬁc, the second like that May 14, with a registration deadline of May 5. Call Jeff
series for the Blackhawks, who return home for Game 6 for the Chicago defender. Summers at (217) 773-2230 for more information.
Journal-Courier, Jacksonville, Ill., Saturday, April 23, 2011 11
LAST WEEK IN BRIEF
HELPED: Jimmie Johnson
won the race. Dale Earn-
hardt Jr. got the checkered
ﬂag. Maybe they should
go in the NASCAR record
books as co-winners. In a ﬁn-
ish that matched the closest
in Sprint Cup history, John-
son edged Clint Bowyer by CHARLOTTE, N.C. —
about a foot to win a Tallade- The NASCAR Hall of Fame
ga two-step Sunday — a vic- has added ﬁve new people to
tory that wouldn’t have been the list of 25 nominees under
possible without a big push consideration for the 2012
from Earnhardt. Junior gave class.
up a chance to win, selﬂessly The new additions are
agreeing to shove the No. 48 Mar tinsville Speedway
car of his Hendrick Motor- founder H. Clay Earles, 1970
sports teammate instead of champion Bobby Isaac, 1966
vice versa in what was essen- championship owner Cot-
tially a tag-team event. ton Owens, former NAS-
CAR executive Les Richter,
and Wood Brothers co-own-
er Leonard Wood.
Richter was elected to the
POINTS LEADERS Brian Vickers comes out of Turn 4 during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at NFL Hall of Fame in Feb-
Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas. Vickers had plenty of questions last year ruary. He moved to motor-
when he suddenly found himself in the hospital, where doctors discovered blood clots in sports after his football ca-
SPRINT CUP his leg and near his lungs, then a hole in his heart. reer, ﬁrst as president of Riv-
1. Carl Edwards 295 Leader erside International Race-
2. Jimmie Johnson 290 -5 way and then as a NASCAR
3. Dale Earnhardt Jr. 276 -19 executive.
4. Kevin Harvick 268 -27 The other 20 nominees
5. Kurt Busch 267 -28
for the Hall of Fame returned
6. Kyle Busch 257 -38
7. Ryan Newman 253 -42 from last year’s list. The
8. Matt Kenseth 252 -43 nominees are picked by a 21-
9. Juan Montoya 246 -49 person committee. The third
10. Clint Bowyer 245 -50
11. Paul Menard 242 -53 induction class will be select-
12. Tony Stewart 240 -55 ed in June by a 54-member
panel, plus a fan vote select-
ed on NASCAR.com.
1. Jason Leffler
2. Justin Allgaier
231 -2 Vickers has new Group seeks
3. Elliott Sadler
4. Ricky Stenhouse Jr.
5. Reed Sorenson
-9 Cup outlook after race in Iowa
6. Aric Almirola 222 -11 DES MOINES, Iowa — A
group of Iowans have band-
7. Trevor Bayne
8. Brian Scott
9. Kenny Wallace
health scare ed together in hopes of
bringing a NASCAR Sprint
10. Joe Nemechek 169 -64
Cup race to the Iowa Speed-
STEPHEN HAWKINS way in Newton.
The Green Flag Alliance,
Brian Vickers had a lot of a coalition that includes
CAMPING WORLD TRUCK questions when he suddenly Newton mayor Chaz Allen,
1. Johnny Sauter 150 Leader found himself in the hospital last says it’s seeking to boost
2. Matt Crafton 145 -5 year. Doctors discovered blood fan interest and sponsorship
3. Timothy Peters 143 -7
4. Cole Whitt 143 -7
clots in the driver’s left leg and support in hopes of landing
near his lungs, then a hole in his stock car’s premier circuit.
5. Ron Hornaday 141 -9
6. Clay Rogers 131 -19 heart. The group says it’s the
7. Austin Dillon 130 -20 He was able to overcome perfect time for the Speed-
8. Todd Bodine 122 -28 Brian Vickers stands by his car on pit road before the NAS-
9. Max Papis 121 -29
those health issues, but found way to host a Sprint Cup
10. Miguel Paludo 109 -41 himself facing another big ques- CAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Texas Motor Speed- race after landing two low-
tion. And ﬁnding the answer to way in Fort Worth, Texas. er-tier NASCAR Nationwide
whether he wanted to resume races for 2011.
his NASCAR Sprint Cup career The group says that anal-
wasn’t as easy as he expected. onship, I’ll be even happier.” after being hospitalized. He was ysis from other markets in-
ON THE TUBE “At ﬁrst, my focus was on liv-
ing. And then it immediately
Vickers went to the hospital
last May after having excruciat-
out while being treated for his
blood clots and having heart sur-
dicates that a Sprint Cup
race can generate as much
turned to racing, and how do I ing pain during a visit to Wash- gery. The kid who started racing as $150 million to the local
NATIONWIDE SERIES get back in the race car?” the 27- ington D.C., though he had al- go-karts at age 10 became the economy.
year-old Vickers said. “Then I had ready experienced some symp- youngest national series champi-
to stop and think, do I want to go toms in the weeks before that be- on in NASCAR history when he
back in the race car? It seems like fore the pain began to grow won the 2003 Nationwide title as
a silly question, but when you’ve There had been a tingling and a 20-year-old in his ﬁrst full sea-
gone through all that, you start loss of feeling in his left hand. On son driving for Hendrick Motor- NEXT WEEK
NASHVILLE 300 looking at your whole life from a the bicycle rides he took that usu- sports.
different perspective.” ally covered 60-70 miles, he was In his chase for that elu- SPRINT CUP
Saturday, April 23 When Vickers was pondering out of breath after only 15 miles. sive Cup title, there already has Matthew and Daniel
his racing future, his ﬁrst thought “Being young and healthy and been some tough luck this sea- Hansen 400
ESPN 2 p.m. was that he wanted to come back stubborn, stubborn being prob- son. Vickers was involved in four Richmond
because of the one goal he hadn’t ably the most prominent of the wrecks that weren’t his fault in International Raceway
accomplished — to win a Sprint three, and a race car driver, you the ﬁrst eight races and was 28th Saturday, April 30, 6:30 p.m.
Cup championship. just think these things will go in points going into the Easter
“Then I realized it was more away,” Vickers said in a recent weekend break.
ON THE NET than that. If I came back it interview at Texas Motor Speed- Vickers started his No. 83 Red NATIONWIDE SERIES
couldn’t just be about that. It had way. “A lot of times deep down, Bull Toyota a season-best ninth Bubba Burger 250
nascarﬁsh.com to be about something more,” we don’t want to admit it, but we at Talladega, and was still near Richmond
he said. “I came back because I don’t want to go to the hospital the front of the pack when he International Raceway
just love racing. I love going fast, because we’re afraid we’re going got caught up in an early wreck.
NascarFish.com I love being in race cars. I love
what I do. If I never win a cham-
to be told we can’t race.”
Vickers missed the ﬁnal two-
There were top-10 ﬁnishes at Las
Vegas and California, but he also
Friday, April 29, 6:30 p.m.
Breaking news, blogs, pionship, I’ll still be happy that I thirds of the Cup season last year got caught up in early wrecks at CAMPING WORLD TRUCK
videos and more came back. If I do win a champi- with his Red Bull Racing Team Daytona, Phoenix and Bristol. No race scheduled
N B A P L AYO F F ROUNDUP
Pierce, Allen lead Celtics to 3-0 lead over Knicks
NEW YORK — No fantastic
ﬁnish needed for the Boston Celt-
Crawford pushes Hawks by Magic; Lakers top Hornets after a confrontation under the
basket. The teams swapped the
lead four times after that near-
ics this time. brawl until Al Horford put the
They simply spoiled Madi- stage. blood,” Knicks coach Mike go out there and play and that is Hawks ahead for good with 46.6
son Square Garden’s postseason “My main concern is this was D’Antoni said. going out there and playing, so seconds remaining.
homecoming party right from not entertainment coming in here Exactly 10 years to the day I don’t want to use that as an ex- But Crawford, who scored 18
the start. today. This was a competition and since their last home playoff vic- cuse.” of his 23 points after halftime,
Paul Pierce scored 38 points, I thought we came with that men- tory, the Knicks were outclassed hit the biggest shot of all. With
Ray Allen added 32, and Rajon tality,” Rivers said. in the same way they have been HAWKS 88, MAGIC 84 the shot clock winding down, he
Rondo had a Celtics’ playoff-re- After winning the two games so many times in their forgettable ATLANTA — In a game that put up a jumper over Jameer Nel-
cord 20 assists as Boston beat in Boston despite trailing in the ﬁ- decade since. turned close and testy in the ﬁnal son that struck high on the back-
the New York Knicks 113-96 on nal half-minute of both, the Celt- With Chauncey Billups side- minutes, Jamal Crawford ﬁnished board and went in.
Friday night to take a 3-0 in their ics scored the ﬁrst nine points of lined again with a knee injur y, off Orlando with an improbable 3-
ﬁrst-round playoff series. this one and never really let it get Amare Stoudemire limited by his pointer. LAKERS 100, HORNETS 86
Rondo had 15 points and 11 much closer. back spasms and Anthony unable Crawford banked in the long- NEW ORLEANS — Kobe Bry-
rebounds for the Celtics, who “You come out and you hit to duplicate his 42-point perfor- range shot from the top of the ant scored 30 points, Pau Gasol
pulled out two close games in them first. You don’t give the mance from Game 2, the Knicks key with 5.7 seconds left to cap a snapped out of his playoff funk
Boston but never trailed in this crowd a reason to get involved. lacked the ﬁrepower to match the brilliant second half, leading the with 17 points and 10 rebounds,
one, dominating the ﬁrst playoff That was big, when we came out defending Eastern Conference Atlanta Hawks to an 88-84 victory and the Los Angeles Lakers took
game at Madison Square Garden with that run to start the game. champions. over the Magic on Friday night control of their ﬁrst-round playoff
in seven years. They will go for We were comfortable from there “It’s tough knowing that Ama- and a 2-1 lead in their Eastern series with a 100-86 victory over
the sweep Sunday afternoon, and on out,” Pierce said. re’s not 100 percent, Chauncey’s Conference playoff series. the New Orleans Hornets on Fri-
no NBA team has ever lost a se- Carmelo Anthony had 15 not 100 percent and we’re just The Hawks led most of the day night.
ries after winning the ﬁrst three points and 11 rebounds but shot trying to ﬁnd our way on the ﬂy game, but it came right down to Andrew Bynum added 14
games. 4 for 16 for the Knicks, who were right now,” Anthony said. “That’s the wire — marred by an alterca- points and 11 rebounds and La-
Boston coach Doc Rivers said booed as they walked off the a tough situation but I think that tion that led to the ejection of one mar Odom had 13 points for the
he rarely talks to his team about court trailing by 23 points after would be making excuses if I sit player from each team. two-time defending champs, who
the crowd environment, but the three quarters. here and say that they beat us be- Zaza Pachulia of Atlanta and Ja- took the lead for good when Ron
former Knicks player made an “You can’t give them that big cause we’re not at full strength. son Richardson of Orlando were Artest made a layup as he was
exception Friday knowing the an opening that they can smell We’ve still got guys that have to both tossed with 2:22 remaining fouled to make it 13-10.
12 Journal-Courier, Jacksonville, Ill., Saturday, April 23, 2011
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Happy Ads *Lost & Found *Garage Sales *Garage Sales Miscellaneous *Automotive
FOUND: URGENT South Jacksonville West DO YOU need a
Rescue Needed! hand with your next
The following pets 120 W. Pennsylva- 1505 W. COLLEGE, project. Small tree
ADS will be euthanized
Tues. April 26 un-
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nia , Sat. 9-2. Baby Sat. 7-1. Puzzles,
clothes & items, books (kid’s, Ken-
clothes all sizes, jig- nedy), used goose
bushes, mowing, Mercury
hauling gravel and
Child Care Lawn & Garden Mowing A perfect way to
claimed or adopted:
1 black Irish Setter
saw puzzles, toys, clothes & accesso-
furniture, lots of ries, dog items,
more. Firewood for GRAND CAR!
sale! Call Joe 2004 GRAND Mar-
LICENSED DAY- GTS MOWING, free recognize mix, black and white misc. kitchen items, tools, 217-320-2720.
CARE has openings estimates, good someone on their quis LS sedan, 4
speckled English hardware, car items, door, V8, 4.6 liter,
for all ages. Call rates. 371-1730 Cocker, white cat crafts, small tables,
Patty at 243-3020. birthday or a with black spots, tablecloths, small
AC, power wiindows
• Garden Tilling WANTING YARDS to special occasion. & locks, steering
• Aeration Maine Coon cat, lamps & electrical
Firewood • Lawn Over Seeding
mow, free estimates.
Happy Ads must be paid for in tortoise shell cat. To South Jacksonville items, electric word Isuzu
with tilt & cruise,
LITTLETON’S (217)473-3393 ask power seats with
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SPLIT seasoned • Yard Rolling for Toni. lumbar adjustment,
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days is required. Auction Calendar and shoes, many ing, golf & other engine, new clutch. justments, 83,600
B&B CLEANING & ing. Interior & exte- AD THIS SIZE APRIL 28 - THURS-
DAY AT 10 A.M.
household items af- sports items, misc. $2500 or best offer. miles. Champagne
ter recent remodel,
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items from houses
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hydrous & fertilizer You take down and with box and own- (217)245-9517 or
and garages. Call
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Dennis at 243-3244.
Reasonable Special Notices Utility Tractors, (217)245-0771. Pre-progammed po- Mercury
South Jacksonville lice scanner, Uniden
Home Roofing Mowers, & Polaris
BED, CHEST, di- Bearcat model. $110
PLEASE CHECK 4x4s Located at
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other home improve- is an error, the Moore, Roger clothes, toddler toys, tract house for sale, roof, heated mirrors,
some tools, lots of $5000 down, dining with built in desk, 2 tone leather inte-
ments. Journal-Courier will Strang, & Dick Sam- bookcase and 5
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for more than one I.D. # 16215
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door locks, cruise,
HOUSE TO Lawn LIFT CHAIR black keyless entry, power
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Residential & Com-
Flower Bed Mainte-
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all colors available.
APRIL 28 - THURS-
DAY at 4 P.M. Auc-
30-60% off retail
used 2 months, like adjustments and ac-
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Sat. 8-?. Dish-
for junk cars and
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free barn cats, fixed. 217-491-7090 call
washer, electric WEST
dryer, Jr.-plus size other scrap metals. (217)589-4269, between 2:30 and 8
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prom/bridesmaid tools, boat, furniture, tickets, section 144, WELL TAKEN
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black interior, On-
28-30 MPG high-
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2007 SKY converti-
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Sport Utility Vehicles
Sport, 4.0L, 4WD,
automatic, A/C, roof
rack, hitch. Good
miles. $1950 or best
81,700 miles, one
owner. $6500 or
1995 F350 1 ton, 460
motor, 5 speed,
steel utility bed with
donohue hitch, runs
good, drives good.
120k miles. $2900.
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A time to fis h WEATHER
Forecast highs for Saturday, April 23 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: Mostly cloudy. Chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Highs in the upper 60s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph and gusty.
Brothers Mack Lindner (left), 16, and Ryan, 19, of Jacksonville ﬁsh Friday near a bridge along Mor- Chance of precipitation 40 percent.
ton Avenue. Both boys said that the high water levels and boredom brought them out to ﬁsh. TONIGHT: Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows in the upper 40s. Light north winds.
TOMORROW: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Highs in the lower
60s. Northeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph in the after-
noon. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.
TOMORROW NIGHT: Showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower
50s. East winds 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 80 percent.
EXTENDED FORECAST: Monday: Showers and thunderstorms
OPEN LOOKING BACK likely. Highs in the upper 60s. Lows in the upper 50s. Chance of
precipitation 70 percent.
10 YEARS AGO 50 YEARS AGO 100 YEARS AGO
Local bowlers PAT CHARLOTTE CODY The Federation of
Editor’s note: To join the STOUT and MARGI MEG- was crowned queen of the American Motorcyclists
discussion, call the number GINSON won the 2001 1961 Beaux Arts Ball. has granted a charter to the
above or submit a comment Women’s Association Jacksonville Motorcycle
through myjournalcourier. doubles title last week with Club.
com. a 1,293 total. 75 YEARS AGO
20 YEARS AGO
NSEE, a former resident
150 YEARS AGO
Look at what really happens of Morgan County, has The requisition for
Planned Parenthood RENEE RANDORF been elected a member troops has been met by
is there to alleviate the tossed a no-hitter as of the Springﬁeld Board refusal on the part of the
pain of life and its pains Jacksonville High School of Education, polling the governors of the border
and diseases thus giving defeated Virginia 11-1 in highest number of votes in slave states.
Paige Heady, Triopia Grade School
our mom, sis and daugh- softball action. the city. — compiled by Greg Olson
NOTE: Please submit drawings on paper no bigger than 8.5-by-
ters the right that this and Alisia McCowan
11 inches. Please do not fold paper and do not write heavily on
country was founded on. the back. Horizontal pictures work best.
Those against these ideals
should do your home-
work. TEMPERATURES Venus rises .............. 5:07 a.m.
Venus sets .............. 5:12 p.m.
High Friday ............. 63° at 3 p.m. Mars rises ............... 5:36 a.m.
‘Only’ 330,000 still a shame Overnight low ......................32° Mars sets ................ 6:20 p.m.
“Only” 330,0000 babies
aborted by Planned Par-
enthood? What is wrong
MAKING HISTORY Record high ........... 85° in 1960
Record low ............ 23° in 1936
Year ago high ......................75°
Jupiter rises ............. 5:47 a.m.
Jupiter sets .............. 6:39 p.m.
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHT buildings on the campus encourage discrimination Year ago low .......................40° In the evening twilight Saturn is in
ECOLOGY IN HISTORY: of Columbia University in against Hispanics. The the ESE. In tomorrow’s morning
On April 23, 1616, New York; police put down Coast Guard suspended PRECIPITATION twilight Venus is in the east and
Bike riders set good example English poet and drama- the protests a week later. a three-day search for 11 To 4 p.m. Friday ...............0.17” Saturn in the west.
I love how the kids from tist William Shakespeare, In 1969, Sirhan workers missing since So far this year ................9.71”
Routt ride their bikes to 52, died on what has been Sirhan was sentenced to an explosion rocked the
school. They are saving traditionally regarded as death for assassinating Deepwater Horizon oil
Last year by this date .......6.43”
Normal year to date .........8.91”
the Earth and many others the anniversary of his New York Sen. Robert F. platform in the Gulf of Peoria .............. 14.4 ...... +1.3
So far this month ..............3.71”
should do the same. birth in 1564. Kennedy. (The sentence Mexico. Beardstown ...... 14.5 ...... +0.8
Normal month to date ......2.77”
On this date: was later reduced to life Today’s Birthdays: Weather statistics provided by WLDS/WEAI Meredosia ........ 14.0 ...... +1.3
TAXES In 1789, President- imprisonment.) Actress-turned-diplomat Oakford ............ 13.0 ........ 0.0
Exemptions just a fact of life elect George Washing-
ton moved into the ﬁrst
In 1985, the Coca- Shirley Temple Black
is 83. Actor Alan Op-
IN THE SKIES Hannibal ........... 21.5 ...... +0.3
Cola Co. announced it was Louisiana.......... 20.0 ...... +0.5
Many corporations and executive mansion, the Twilight begins ......... 5:44 a.m.
changing the secret ﬂavor penheimer is 81. Actor M = Missing information
wealthy people across Franklin House, in New Sunrise ................... 6:12 a.m.
formula for Coke (nega- David Birney is 72. Actor
the country do what the Sunset .................... 7:47 p.m.
Obamas did when they
In 1791, the 15th
tive public reaction forced
the company to resume
Lee Majors is 72. Irish
nationalist Bernadette Twilight ends ............ 8:15 p.m.
paid their income taxes. president of the United Moonrise ................. 1:01 a.m.
selling the original ver- Devlin McAliskey is 64.
They deduct from their States, James Buchanan, Moonset ................ 10:51 a.m.
sion). Actress Blair Brown is
tax bill the amount they was born in Franklin Mercury rises ........... 5:29 a.m.
Ten years ago: USS 63. Writer-director Paul
gave to charities and oth- County, Pa.
Last Quarter New Moon First Quarter
Greeneville Commander Brickman is 62. Actress Mercury sets ........... 6:00 p.m. April 25 May 3 May 10
er tax-deductible causes, In 1896, the Vitascope Scott Waddle was given Joyce DeWitt is 62. Actor
and they ended up paying
far less income tax. Who
has trouble with this?
system for projecting
movies onto a screen was
a letter of reprimand as
punishment for a subma-
James Russo is 58. Film-
CLOSE TO HOME
publicly demonstrated in rine collision that killed Moore is 57. Actress Judy
Trace GE political connection New York City. nine people aboard a Davis is 56. Actress Jan
General Electric owns In 1910, former Presi- Japanese ﬁshing vessel Hooks is 54. Actress Val-
much of NBC, a liberally dent Theodore Roosevelt off Hawaii. erie Bertinelli is 51. Actor
biased and pro-Democrat- delivered his famous “Man Five years ago: Craig Sheffer is 51. Actor
ic Party network. If GE in the Arena” speech at the Osama bin Laden issued George Lopez is 50. Rock
paid no corporate taxes Sorbonne in Paris. new threats in an audio- musician Gen is 47. U.S.
last year, it most certainly In 1940, about 200 tape broadcast on Arab Olympic gold medal skier
was not by any doing of people died in the Rhythm television and accused the Donna Weinbrecht is 46.
the Republican Party. Per- Night Club Fire in Nat- United States and Europe Actress Melina Kanakare-
haps any of the persons chez, Miss. of supporting a “Zionist” des is 44. Rock musician
blaming the conservatives In 1954, Hank Aaron war on Islam by cutting Stan Frazier (Sugar Ray)
for this travesty have been of the Milwaukee Braves off funds to the Hamas-led is 43. Country musician
watching too much Oprah, hit the ﬁrst of his record Palestinian government. Tim Womack (Sons of
Brian Williams and the 755 major-league home One year ago: the Desert) is 43. Actor
Hollywood elite. GE got runs, in a game against Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer Barry Watson is 37. Ac-
the best tax deals money the St. Louis Cardinals. signed the nation’s tough- tor Kal Penn is 34. MLB
could buy from the Demo- (The Braves won, 7-5.) est illegal immigration All-Star Andruw Jones is
cratic Party. In 1961, Judy Garland law, saying “decades of 34. Actress Jaime King is
performed her legendary inaction and misguided 32. Actor Aaron Hill is 28.
RANDOM STUFF concert at New York’s policy” had created a Actress Rachel Skarsten
Carnegie Hall. “dangerous and unaccept- is 26. Tennis player Nicole
Wondering what bursts next In 1968, student pro- able situation;” oppo- Vaidisova is 22. Actor Dev
The dot-com bubble testers began occupying nents said the law would Patel is 21.
burst in 1999, the stock
market began to tank in
March of 2000, and the THOUGHT F OR TODAY
housing bubble collapsed “The remarkable thing about Shakespeare is that he is really very
in 2008. What is the next Join us for our
bubble and when will it good — in spite of all the people who say he is very good.”
3rd annual... L A D I E S N I G H T
burst? Gold? Land? — Robert Graves, English poet (1895-1985).
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