Salute To Service

Saluting Active Service Members, Thank you!

Salute To Service: IL Army National Guard & Volunteer Firefighter Jason Zeeb

Today’s Salute to Service is for Illinois Army National Guard member and Volunteer Firefighter Jason Zeeb. Zeeb joined the Greenville Fire Protection District in December of 2015, and worked through the Junior program...

Salute To Service: HPD Officers Kent Thole & Matt Sebastian

Today’s salute to service is two new officers joining the Highland Police Department, Kent Thole and Matt Sebastian. Both were recently sworn into the position and now will complete a 12 week academy...

Salute to Service Greenville Police Officer Daniel Athmer

Officer Daniel Athmer is a graduate of Breese Central High School in 1996.  After attending Southwestern Illinois College in 1996-1997 office Athmer graduated from University Of Illinois Police Training Institute in 2010, and Started...

Salute To Service: Captain Brian Klostermann, Highland-Pierron Fire Department

Today’s Salute to Service is Captain Brian Klostermann with the Highland-Pierron Fire Department. Captain Klostermann recently was recognized for 25 years of service as a volunteer firefighter. Klostermann is described as a...

Specialist Bryant Schneider

Today we Salute Specialist Bryant Schneider Smithboro, a 2010 Mulberry Grove High school graduate.  Specialist Schneider enlisted in the Army in Summer of 2013 and completed basic training at Ft. Jackson in South Carolina,...

Salute to Service SFPD Hunter & Alexis Neer

Today’s Salute to Service is to Hunter and Alexis Neer with the Smithboro Fire Protection district.  Hunter Neer currently serves as a firefighter since June of 2020 prior to this he joined as a...

Salute To Service: Terry Lammers, Highland-Pierron Fire Department

Today’s Salute to Services is Terry Lammers with the Highland-Pierron Fire Department. Terry is retiring after 30 years. He joined the HPFD in April of 1992. After retiring from active volunteer...

Today’s Salute to Service Deputy Jared Jolliff

Deputy Jared Jolliff is a 1998 graduate from Mulberry Grove Unit 1 High School. Deputy Jolliff joined the sheriff's Department as a correctional officer in 2003, and as a Deputy in 2004. Jolliff also graduated...

Salute To Service: Bond County Sheriff’s Department Courthouse Security Officer Don Perfetti

Today’s salute to service is Bond County Sheriff’s Department Courthouse Security Officer Don Perfetti. Perfetti has been in Law Enforcement for the past 31 years. His career started with the Illinois Department of Corrections,...

Salute To Service: Highland EMS Captain Tim Rusteberg

Today's Salute to Service is Tim Rusteberg Captain of the Emergency Medical Services for the City of Highland. Rusteberg will retire after 34 years of service in early October. Congratulations and thank...